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Special Education Resources

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General Special Education

CEC ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education
ERIC EC gathers and disseminates the professional literature, information, and resources on the education and development of individuals of all ages who have disabilities and/or who are gifted. This site has a wealth of information!

The Council for Exceptional Children
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted. This site will assist you in finding the information you need regarding exceptional children.

The Cerebral Palsy Guide
Cerebral Palsy Guide is a national support organization dedicated to educating individuals and families about cerebral palsy. We strive to provide answers and guidance to ensure that families receive the assistance that they need to help improve their overall quality of life. 

Affordable Colleges Online
Support for Parents of Students with Disabilities

Attention Deficit Disorder

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Some excellent information here on this disorder from Internet Mental Health.

A.D.D. WareHouse Online Catalog - Products for ADD
Although this is a commercial site, there is a broad assortment of materials on ADD and related disorders. Some on-line articles are here for you to browse as well.

ADD is filled with timely and valuable articles about medication, parent coaching, school, legal issues concerning special education and more! There is also a free newsletter that is delivered to your e-mail address each month.

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder
The purpose of this organization and this site is to provide support and formation
for children and adults with AD/HD.

Communication Learning Disabled

LD OnLine: Learning Disabilities Resources

Here teachers can discover new ways to assist struggling students within inclusive classrooms and parents can learn how to be their child's best advocate. A wealth of information is here on many aspects of learning disabilities.

Schwab Foundation for Learning
This site provides direct access to experts on the web with the answers parents and teachers need about learning differences. You will also find resources, information, guidance and answers to individual questions and concerns for parents and teachers of kids with learning differences.

Other Disabilities

Center for the Study of Autism

The Center for the Study of Autism (CSA) is located in the Salem/Portland, Oregon area. The Center provides information about autism to parents and professionals, and conducts research on the efficacy of various therapeutic interventions. This Web page was developed to provide information on various topics related to or about autism.

Cure Autism Now
The Cure Autism Now Foundation is an organization of parents, clinicians and scientists dedicated to finding effective biological treatments, prevention and a cure for autism and related disorders. Information here about current research and other resources.

International Dyslexia Association
The International Dyslexia Association is an international, non-profit organization dedicated to the study and treatment of the learning disability, dyslexia. This site has lots of information about the association and dyslexia.

The National Down Syndrome Society
This is a comprehensive, on-line information source about Down syndrome.