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Helpful Links

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)


Assistive Technology

Center for Applied Special Technology

Microsoft's Accessibility and Disabilities Homepage

National Center to Improve Practice

(NCIP) - Promotes the effective use of technology to enhance outcomes for students with sensory, cognitive, physical, and social/emotional disabilities.

The World Wide Web Consortium

(W3C) Disabilities Developments Page


Autism

Autism Society of America

"Serving the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy, education, public awareness, and research since 1965."

Center for the Study of Autism (Portland, Oregon)

Site contains information on Autism, Subgroups and Related Disorders, Issues, Interventions, and other information related to Autism.

Society For The Autistically Handicapped - (United Kingdom)


Disability Resources

Education World

National Information Center for Children and Youth With Disabilities

Is highlighted by information about the organization and many of its useful publications.

Legal Information on Disability Issues

J. Lubin's collection of resources.

Resources for Research on Disabilities

Department of Special Education University of Kansas.


Down Syndrome

National Association for Down Syndrome

NADS, a not-for-profit organization, was founded in Chicago in 1961 by parents of children with Down syndrome who felt a need to create a better environment and bring about understanding and acceptance of people with Down syndrome.

National Down Syndrome Society

The National Down Syndrome Society was established in 1979 to increase public awareness about Down syndrome to assist families in addressing the needs of children born with this genetic condition, and to sponsor and encourage scientific research--a very good Web site.


Dyslexia

Dyslexia Center

This site features some content on dyslexia written by students of the Dyslexia Center.  The Center offers informational workshops, assessments, and tutorial services.

Dyslexia – The  Gift

A forum for networking and sharing information about creative thinking, dyslexia, and other learning differences is at this site.

International Dyslexia Association

The International Dyslexia Association is an international, 501C(3) nonprofit, scientific and educational organization dedicated to the study and treatment of dyslexia.

Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic

A nonprofit organization that serves as a lending library of academic and professional textbooks on audiotape.  Includes FAQs on how to use the service.

 


Early Childhood

Early Childhood.com

Creative projects – share ideas.

READY*SET*READ Early Childhood Learning Kit

This Kit, announced by President Clinton at the April 17, 1997 White House Conference on Early Childhood Development and Learning, is available at the Department of Education web site. The kit contains activity guides for families and caregivers, which are arranged in four age groups from birth to age five; they are designed to "help your young children learn about language.


Family and Parent Support

Promotes the interests of people with disabilities and provides special education.
 
Children's Medical Services is the Title V Children with Special Health Care Needs program within the Division of Developmental Disabilities Services (DDS) and provides services to children birth to age eighteen with special health care needs.The children and youth served are those with physical disabilities and chronic medical conditions.

Gifted and Talented

The Johns Hopkins University Institute for Academic Advancement of Youth.

Organizations and Associations

Home page for AAMR, the national organization for professionals and others interested in the field of mental retardation. Along with The Arc, AAMR is a founding member of the United States International Council on Developmental Disabilities.
The American Physical Therapy Association is a national, professional organization representing more than 70,000 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students. APTA's goal is to foster advancement in physical therapy practice, education, and research.


Special Education - General (Inclusion)

To stimulate and motivate students with physical disabilities in grades 4-7 to pursue aeronautics-related careers via the development and delivery of accessible math education materials on the Internet.
Special Needs Students

Visually Impaired