Links to Online Resources
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1 Kids World Deaf Net
National communication network for parents and professionals involved in the education of deaf and hard of hearing children.
2 Special Education News
Provides in-depth, timely news related to educating students with disabilities. Offers unique resources to special education professionals.
3 Indiana Institute on Disability and Community
Serves Indiana residents. Provides leadership that enables communities to include, support, and empower people with disabilities and family members. Promotes innovative practices and policies that facilitate community membership.
4 Disability Rights Education Defense Fund (DREDF)
National law and policy center dedicated to protecting and advancing the civil rights of people with disabilities through legislation, litigation, advocacy, technical assistance, and education and training of attorneys, advocates, persons with disabilities, and parents of children with disabilities.
5 Odyssey
Features articles about a wide range of issues important to the families of deaf and hard of hearing children and to those of us involved in deaf education.
6 Head Start Information and Publication Center
Head Start Information and Publication Center (HSIPC), a service of the Head Start Bureau, supports the Head Start community and other organizations working in the interest of children and families by providing information products and services; conference and meeting support; publication distribution; and marketing and outreach efforts.
7 Center for the Education of the Infant Deaf (CEID)
A model early intervention program for babies and young children with hearing impairments and severe speech and language delays. Serves families in San Francisco Bay Area, California.
8 Federation for Children with Special Needs
Provides information, support, and assistance to parents of children with disabilities, their professional partners, and their communities.
9 HEATH Resource Center: National Clearinghouse on Postsecondary Education for Individuals with Disabilities at George Washington University
Serves as an information exchange about educational support services, policies, procedures, adaptations, and opportunities at American campuses, vocational-technical schools, and other postsecondary training entities.
10 Wrightslaw: The Special Ed Advocate
An incredibly rich and accurate site on educational law and advocacy. Parents, educators, experts, and attorneys can access hundreds of articles, cases, newsletters, and other relevant information.
11 Community Alliance for Special Education (CASE)
Provides advocacy for parents of children with learning disorders.
12 The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 1997
Archived information about the IDEA.
13 Bridges4Kids
A community of equal partners coming together to provide a circle of support for ALL children from birth to adult life with a special focus on those who have disabilities, special needs, or who are at-risk.
14 The Ideal Lives Project
Provides practical information, ideas & Internet resources to parents, teachers & disability professionals.
15 Love and Learning
Offers an easily do-able, loving manner of teaching that values the individuality of each child and helps nurture self-esteem. Technique and materials (video tapes, audio tapes, books and computer programs) help Infants and Toddlers with Language and Reading development.
16 Deaf Education & Access Foundation
Seeks to develop and maintain an expanding environment in which the deaf and those hard of hearing enjoy the same access.
17 Families and Advocates Partnership for Education (FAPE)
Aims to improve the educational outcomes for children with disabilities. Links families, advocates, and self-advocates to communicate the new focus of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
18 Federal Interagency Coordinating Council (FICC)
An advising body to cabinet secretaries from the departments of Education, Health and Human Services, Agriculture, Defense, and the Interior, as well as to the commissioner of the Social Security Administration. It makes recommendations to the federal agencies working to improve opportunities to children with disabilities, including suggestions to eliminate barriers to interagency programs. Serves as the mechanism to facilitate coordination of federal resources to ensure that young children (birth to age 5) with, or at risk for, disabilities and their families get the early intervention and preschool services and supports that they need.
19 Association on Higher Education And Disability (AHEAD)
International, multicultural organization of professionals committed to full participation in higher education for persons with disabilities. Vital resource, promoting excellence through education, communication and training.
20 Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
Largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted. Advocates for appropriate governmental policies, sets professional standards, provides continual professional development, advocates for newly and historically underserved individuals with exceptionalities, and helps professionals obtain conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice.
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