General Information & Inspirational | Sight & Hearing Difficulties | Technology Assistance & Products
There is an abundance of helpful information online about learning disabilities, physical handicaps, and use of technologies for those with disabilities. Many of the sites we've listed below contain links to other valuable sources of information.
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GENERAL INFORMATION & INSPIRATIONAL
American Association of Mental Retardation
Online journals, news, and governmental affairs/public policy information, and links.
Apple Education, People with Special Needs
Apple technology for persons with disabilities. Includes information about how technology can assist with visual, auditory, psychomotor, reading, and language difficulties.
Promotes the improvement of support and services for people with mental retardation and their families. Includes information on the prevention of mental retardation.
Circle of Inclusion - University of Kansas
Inclusive Early Childhood services, lessons in inclusion, and curriculum.
Council for Exceptional Children
Educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and gifted learners. Includes news, training, legislation, and much more.
Including Your Child
US Department of Education office of Education Research and Improvement illustrated publication for parents. Helps answer many of the questions asked by parents of children with disabilities.
Family Education Network
Learning disabilities LD, ADD/ADHD, and gifted education. Advice for parents and teachers and fun for children.
Global communication opportunities for persons with disabilities. Provides support and services for families.
Gifted education resources and ideas.
The International Dyslexia Association
Dedicated to the study and treatment of dyslexia. Features research, public policy, assistive technology, and other information on dyslexia.
KidsSource - Learning Disabilities
Links to a number of valuable articles and web sites on learning disabilities and ideas for parents.
Interactive guide that targets learning disabilities through sections for children, teachers, and parents.
Learning Disabilities Association of America
Links to national organizations, government agencies, toll-free resources, audio tapes and publications.
National Center for Children with Disabilities
Information, connections, and sharing about children with disabilities.
National Center for Learning Disabilities
LD resources, publications, news and related organizations.
National Institute of Mental Health
Booklet on learning disabilities. Includes sections on identifying problems, getting help, and resources for families and schools.
Parent guide to helping children with learning disabilities.
Special Child from the Resource Foundation
Success stories, links, support, and information on issues related to special needs children and their parents or caregivers.
Special Education - British Columbia
Resources from the Ministry of Education on use of technologies in special education.
Special Education Links from the Awesome Library
Links to information related to Special Education. Categories include Assistive Technology, Attention Deficit Disorder, Gifted, Deaf and Hearing Impaired, Blind and Visually Impaired, Learning Disabilities, Home Schooling, and Mental Retardation.
International association of people with disabilities, their families, and others. Emphasis upon inclusion.
SIGHT AND HEARING DIFFICULTIES
American Society for Deaf Children
Dedicated to parents and teachers of children who are deaf. Includes links, FAQs, news pieces, special events, services, and information on funding.
Hearing Loss Web
Resources for those with hearing loss who are not members of a deaf community.
National Technical Assistance Consortium (NTAC)
Information and referral services for Children and Young Adults who are Deaf-Blind.
Special education support for speech and hearing disabilities.
Recordings for the Blind and Dyslexic
Library of textbooks and professional materials for people with visual, learning and other physical disabilities.
Asperger's, Rett's and Williams Syndromes, methods of treatment, family relationships, interviews and more.
Autism and Asperger's syndrome, FAQs, advice from parents, and related resources.
Doug Flutie Foundation for Autism
Information on the Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism and links to other valuable resources.
TECHNOLOGY ASSISTANCE & PRODUCTS
Alliance for Technology Access
Connects children and adults with disabilities to technology tools. Includes a wealth of resources.
Software to assist with gaps in learning.
Information on products available to people with visual, learning, and motor disabilities.
National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System
Research, links, and information on improving services for children with disabilities.