Special Education Resource Links

  1. IDEA: Individuals with Disabilities Act (http://www.ideapractices.org/) This site contains information about laws, effective practices, and links to many other useful resources for special education

  2. LD Online: Learning Disabilities Information & Resources (http://www.ldonline.org/) This comprehensive site includes information, research, and resources for parents, teachers, and students interested in the field of learning disabilities.

  3. LD In-Depth For Teachers: Teaching Strategies and Techniques  (http://www.ldonline.org//ld_indepth/teaching_techniques/strategies.html) This is a particularly useful section within the LD Online site. It contains strategies and effective practices for teaching students with various learning disabilities.

  4. Inclusion Links (Consortium on Inclusive Schooling Practices) (http://www.asri.edu/cfsp/brochure/inclinks.htm) A collection of links to inclusion education resources can be found on this site.

  5. Circle of Inclusion (http://www.circleofinclusion.org/) Information about effective practices of inclusive educational programs for early childhood can be found on this site.

  6. Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation (http://www.bpkids.org/) This is a comprehensive site offering information and resources for the early intervention and treatment of bipolar disorder in children and adolescents. 

  7. National Center on Educational Outcomes (http://www.coled.umn.edu/nceo/) This site provides information about the participation of students with disabilities in conjunction with standards and assessments.

  8. The Behavior Homepage (http://www.state.ky.us/agencies/behave/homepage.html) Information and effective practices concerning a full range of behavioral issues can be found on this site.

  9. Discipline and Classroom Management (http://members.tripod.com/~ozpk/disc.html) This site includes tips from teachers on a variety of discipline and classroom management topics. 

  10. Sumlin Social Stories (http://rsaffran.tripod.com/social.html#The%20stories) This site contains notes from over two years of behavioral intervention sessions with a young child with autism.

  11. The Responsive Classroom (www.responsiveclassroom.org) The Northeast Foundation for Children offers many excellent resources promoting the belief that a social curriculum is as important as an academic curriculum in creating caring classrooms and responsible individuals. 

  12.  Education World (www.education-world.com/preservice) This comprehensive collection of educator resources has a section especially for special education.

  13. National Center for Learning Disabilities (http://www.ncld.org/) This site offers information, resources, and referral services to help individuals with learning disabilities.

  14. Federal Resource Center for Special Education  (http://www.dssc.org/frc/) This site provided links to resources, and other types of assistance for special education.

  15. ERIC Clearinghouse of Disabilities and Gifted Education (http://ericec.org/digests.htm) Short reports and references in the public domain pertaining to disabilities and gifted education are contained on this site.

  16. ERIC EC e Digests  (http://ericec.org/digests/prodfly.htm) Information and articles pertaining to disabilities and gifted education are located on this site.

  17. Learning Disabilities Association of America (http://www.ldanatl.org/) Resources and information about learning disabilities are included on this site.

  18. National Attention Deficit Disorder Organization (http://www.add.org/) This site contains research, education, and advocacy resources for ADD.

  19. Asperger Syndrome Coalition of the United States (http://www.asperger.org/) Comprehensive information on Asperger Syndrome and other related conditions is provided on this site, in addition to many references and resources.

  20. Ask ERIC Education Information Database Search (http://askeric.org/Eric/) Database with abstracts and journals on topics of interest to educators.

  21. National Center to Improve Practice in Special Education Through Technology, Media, and Materials (http://www2.edc.org/NCIP/Default.htm) This site contains information on technology and media materials to improve special education.

  22. NCIP Links (http://www2.edc.org/NCIP/links.htm) This site contains a collection of links that provide information, and resources relating to technology and students with disabilities. 

  23. American Sign Language Browser (http://commtechlab.msu.edu/sites/aslweb/) This site contains an online American Sign Language (ASL) browser where you can look up video of thousands of ASL signs.

  24. ABA Resources (http://members.tripod.com/RSaffran/aba.html) Information about Applied Behavior Analysis shared by a father of a child with autism.

  25. Teaching Students with Autism (http://www.sasked.gov.sk.ca/curr_inst/speced/hero.html) Information and resources for educators can be found on this site, including strategies for instruction and social skills training. 

  26. School Psychology Resources Online (http://www.bcpl.net/~sandyste/school_psych.html) Resources for psychologists, parents and educators on learning disabilities, ADHD, autism, parenting, assessment, special education, mental health, and more.

  27. School Psychology Resources: Journals (http://www.schoolpsychology.net/p_02.html#journals) Links to journals and other resources for school psychologists are located on this site.

  28. National Parent Information Network (NPIN) (http://ericps.ed.uiuc.edu/npin/links.html) This contains research-based information about the process of parenting, and about family involvement in education.

  29. SERI – Special Education Resources on the Internet (http://www.hood.edu/seri/serihome.html) A collection of information resources for those involved in fields related to Special Education.

  30. Special Education Journals (http://ericec.org/fact/journals.htm) A list of journals relating to the field of special education can be found on this site.

  31. Office for Special Education Programs (http://www.ed.gov/offices/OSERS/OSEP/) Information and resources that focus on the appropriate public education of children and youth with disabilities from birth through age 21 are provided on this site.

  32. StudyWeb: Teaching Resources for Special Needs (http://www.studyweb.com/links/709.html) This site contains links to teaching resources for students with special needs and/or learning disabilities.

  33. Council for Exceptional Children (http://www.cec.sped.org/) This site contains many resources for improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted.

  34. Special Education Homepage (http://specialed.freeyellow.com/) This site contains a comprehensive collection of links to special education resources for students, parents and educators.

  35. Division for Learning Disabilities (http://www.dldcec.org/) Information and links to web-based organizations, government agencies, and general resources related to learning disabilities are provided on this site. 

  36. University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning (http://www.ku-crl.org/) Resources for strategies, teaching routines and professional development are provided on this site that emphasizes the Strategic Instruction Model.

  37. NWREL’s Library in the Sky: Special Education (http://www.nwrel.org/sky/Library/Special_Education/Special_Education.html) Links to resources for those interested in the field of special education are included on this site, including information on Assistive technology, deaf and hearing impaired, developmental disabilities, ADD, and LD.

  38. CASEL Collaborative to Advance Social and Emotional Learning (http://www.casel.org/) Articles and resources promoting social learning can be found on this site.

  39. Links to Psychological Journals (http://www.wiso.uni-augsburg.de/sozio/hartmann/psycho/journals.html) Psychology and Social Science Journal links are contained on this site.

  40. National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (http://nichcy.org/index.html) This site contains information, publications,  and resources for children and youth with disabilities.

  41. Association fro Supervision and Curriculum Development (http://www.ascd.org/) Many resources pertaining the field of special education are offered on this site.

  42. Kathy Schrock’s Guide for Educators (http://discoveryschool.com/schrockguide/) This well-maintained site categorizes a list of web resources for curriculum connections and professional development, including a list of useful special education links.

 Compiled by Joel Black