Special Education

Scroll down for the following sites: general interest Special Education, Educational Associations, Government Agencies, state and local school sites in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and California, sites specific to School Administration, Inclusion, Early Childhood Education, Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit (with Hyperactivity) Disorder, Emotional and Behavioral Disorders (you may wish to go to E/BD "issues and definitions"), and Eating Disorders.



Nova Development Art Explosion

Special Education Resources on the Internet

The Big Page of Special Education Links

Case Manager Resource Guide (online directory of healthcare information)

Disability Now (comprehensive site for UK resources)


Marc's Special Education

Northwest Regional Education Laboratory (comprehensive site, k-12 and special education)

 Planet K-12

Unicorn Children's Foundation

Special Needs Education (Canada)

Special Olympics

Massachusetts Special Olympics


Special Needs Opportunity Windows (professional development)

Heritage OnLine K-12 Special Education Resources (site not available)

An Inclusive Special Education Resource (site not available)


Nova Development Art Explosion Associations

American Psychological Association

Center for Adolescent Studies

Council for Exceptional Children

National Association for the Education of Young Children

National Association of School Psychologists

California Association of School Psychologists

National Coalition for Parent Involvement in Education in Washington (site not available)

National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY)

National Rehabilitation Information Center

National School Boards Association

Other Disabilities-Related Sites

National Clearinghouse for Professions in Special Education (site not available)




US Department of Education

US Department of Justice

Office of Special Education

US Department of Justice's ADA Site

Federal Resource Center for Special Education

IDEA '97

Federal Office of Compliance

LibertyNet (City of Philadelphia)

President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities

US Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board

Accessibilitiy Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities

California Department of Mental Health


State and Local School Districts, Massachusetts

Massachusetts Department of Education

Boston Public Schools

Stoughton Public Schools

Town of Lakeville

Town of Freetown

MCAS Scores, April 1999


State and Local School Districts, Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Department of Education

PDE Early Intervention

Central Instructional Support Center (Penna.)

Colonial Intermediate Unit 20 - Northampton County, Pennsylvania

Delaware County Intermediate Unit

Philadelphia School District

Rose Tree Media School District

Elwyn, Inc.

KidsPeace The National Center for Kids Overcoming Crisis


State and Local School Districts, California

California Department of Education


School Administration

Association for California School Administrators

LRP's Education Administration Online

National Association of Elementary School Principals


Inclusive Education

Inclusive Education: Cooperative Teaching

Institute for Inclusive Education (site not available)

One Size Doesn't Fit All: Full Inclusion Inhibits Academic Progress of Special Education Students

The Benefits of an Inclusive Education

Special Education Inclusion (white paper from Wisconsin Education Association Council)



Early Childhood

Early Childhood Care and Development

I Am Your Child

Institute on Community Integration Projects

What's So Special About Special Education


Learning Disabilities

Leaning Disabilities and Disorders

Learning Disabilities Association of America

The Instant Access Treasure Chest

Learning Disabilities Resources

Learning Handicapped and Correctional Education (site not available)

Search Engine

Parent Soup Education Central


Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder

L.D. Online

CHADD Online

ADHD-Internet Mental Health


Emotional and Behavioral Disorders  

Emotional and Behavioral Disorders -What is SED? ODD? Conduct Disorder? Link to discussion and definition.

Books as Resources - Book suggestions for parents, teachers, administrators, etc... on a variety of behavior/emotional disorders.

Oppositional Defiant Disorder - Definitions, research, treatment, booklets, articles on ODD

Resources in Emotional and Behavioral Disorders - GWU & GSEHD created this page to provide information on teacher training at GWU. It is also provides support for educators of students with SED and has links for question and answer forums.

Anxiety Disorders of America ADAA presents a web page with general information on several anxiety disorders (phobias, panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder ), as well as resources for those suffering from an anxiety disorder, and information on how professionals can gain ADAA membership.

Behavioral Interventions - This site offers many links that contain important information for anyone seeking information on behavior disorders. It also contains a forum, which can be helpful when you are looking for specific information. It has a link to CEC sites, as well.

Mood Disorders (Web Site to other links)

NICHCY Forum on Emotional Disturbances (site not available)

The Behavior Home Page

The Childhood Learning Center (consultation for the design of behavioral strategies to assist children and young adults with behavioral challenges, particularly those in the autistic spectrum)

US DOE Office of Special Ed. & Rehabilitative Services Disciplinary Guidelines

Eating Disorders

American Anorexia/Bulimia Association - Many links are available to help locate information on eating disorders.

Center for Eating Disorders, St. Joseph's Hospital - A web site to search for health related information.

Eating Disorders Awareness and Prevention -This site offers extensive information on eating disorders, resources available to help, prevention advise, and tips for kids.

Something Fishy: Eating Disorders - Something Fishy offers information on several types of eating disorders, on line support (with guest speakers in the chat room), resources for help, and an email mailing list.

Eating Disorders: National Institute of Mental Health .

New York Online Access to Health: Eating Disorders - A web site with extensive research on eating disorders and resources for help.

Remuda Ranch (treatment center, Wickenburg, AZ) (note: one needs to go through Wickenburg web site)


Speech and Language Disorders

American Speech and Language Hearing Association (ASHA)

Speech and Language Impairment

Net Connections for Communicative Disorders and Sciences


Nova Development Art Explosion

Mental Retardation and Traumatic Brain Injuries

American Association for Mental Retardation (AAMR)

American Association for Retarded Citizens (ARC)

National Down Syndrome Society

NICHCY: Down Syndrome

Brain Injury Association - A site presented by the Brain Injury Association that gives links, resources, tips, etc...

Brain Disorders - Wake Forest University offers information on different types of brain injuries: penetrating and closed head. Physician referrals, questions, and a guide for family and friends are also included.

Traumatic Brain Injury - Brian injury awareness, support for families, testimonies from survivors.

TBI Project - Teacher training information, links and facts about TBI.


Autism Society of America

Autism Society Early Intervention Package

Autism Society Educating Children Information Package

Autism Research Institute

Society for the Autistically Handicapped (UK)

Yale Child Study Center (site not available)

National Alliance for Autism Research

Pyramid Exchange Consultants (communication system)

Self-Injurious Behavior S.M. Edelson, Ph.D.


Gentle Teaching


Multiple Disabilities

ADE: Exceptional Student Services (site not available)

Cerebral Palsy Info Central (site not available)

Related Serious Research Project: Abstract

Fragile X Syndrome (site not available)


Asperger's Syndrome

Resource for Asperger's Syndrome

Asperger's Syndrome: A Closer Look (personal account by a mother of a child w/Asperger's)


Orthopedic and Health Impairments

Association to Benefit Children (ABC) (site not available)

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