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Links & Resources

Need more help.  Here is more information about psychological needs of children and adolescents, special education advocacy; schools and current related federal laws. 

 

Websites

ARC Association for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Association of Higher Education And Disabilities (AHEAD) This Webpage provides a lot of information needed for transitions into higher education for students with disabilities.  How do you request accommodations, programs that work, etc. They have an informative national conference each year that is explained on thier Webpage.

Center on Technology and Disability

CHADD National Resource on ADHD

Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)  The CEC Website provides an extensive information based on all topics related to special education.Information is valuable to parent and professionals as well.   Within the CEC there are also divisions related to specific topics, such as the division on learning disabilities or the use of technology in special education. The provide lists of resources and publications.  For members there is also a daily question and answer forum featuring questions and problems solving methods from sources nationwide. They have a national conference with presentations on topics related to the full spectrum of disability, identification, education, and family needs.

Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates  This organization is dedicated to advocacy and legal cases related to special education law. They do not permit members who work in the public schools to join.  They have national list of advocates and lawyers listed on their Webpage. There are forums where parents and practitioners discuss issues faced in assuring needs of those with disabilities.  Forum participation requires copaa membership.  They also post up-to-date cases and issues related to special education that they have or are working on. They have a national conference each year explained on their Webpage.

Dyslexia Handbook-International Dyslexia Association

Federation for Children with Special Needs

Friends of Quinn -Living with LD

LDOnline

Lehigh University Special Education Law Conference

Matrix Plan

Matt Cohen Lawyer newsletter

National Center on Learning Disabilities    

PACER Center

Parent Companion

Center for Parent Information and Resources 

Understood This Website provides a lot of material organized clearly for presentations or to help parent understand specific topics related to special education.  

U.S. Department of Education

Virginia Commonwealth University Family Involvement Center

Virginia Department of Education Special Education Services

Virginia Family Special Education Connection

William & Mary Law School Special Education Summer Advocacy Institute

Wrightslaw


 


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