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- Awesome Library
Select Special Ed. Directs the user to information on a variety of special education related topics, including developmental disabilities, mental retardation, and learning disabilities.
- CIMC (Center for Instructional Materials and Computing)
A list of web sites from the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Go to Research Help and select Special & Remedial Education.
- Hoagies' Gifted Education Page
Designed to be a resource guide for the education of gifted children. Identification, testing, support, and links for kids and teens, are just some of the areas included.
- Internet Resources for Special Children (IRSC)
Developed by a parent of a disabled child to provide parents, educators, medical professionals and caregivers with information. In addition to the basics, the site has links to some unique resources, such as those for adaptive clothing, travel, fetal alcohol syndrome, and parenting and support resources.
- LD OnLine
Designed for parents, teachers, and children with learning disabilities. Have students with LD visit the KidZone section.
- Marc's Special Education/Exceptionality Page
Several pages of links to resources for all aspects of special education
- National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD)
The Center works to ensure that the nation's 15 million children, adolescents and adults with learning disabilities have every opportunity to succeed in school, work and life. NCLD provides essential information for parents, professionals and individuals with LD; promotes research and programs to foster effective learning; and advocates for policies to protect and strengthen educational rights and opportunities.
- Net Connections for Communication Disorders and Sciences
Fro professionals and students in the fields of speech-language pathology, audiology, speech science, persons with communication disabilities or differences and their support persons.
- NICHCY (National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities)
Established in 2003, the Center is funded by the U. S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs. NICHCY is a central source of information on IDEA, the nation's special education law; NCLB (No Child Left Behind) as it relates to children with disabilities; and research-based information on effective educational practices. Includes an A-Z list of topics, state resources, FAQs and Zigawhat!
- SERI - Special Education Resources on the Internet
The place to start to identify links to additional special education resources. The main screen lists 22 broad subject categories, such as Physical and Health Disorders, Behavior Disorders, and Parents & Educator's Resources. Each provides extensive lists of links to other web resources.
- SURF Report, Special Education Web Sites for Teachers and Students
Out of Wisconsin, some sites are specific to that state; most are of use to anyone. Good example of a state site.
- Teachers Helping Teachers
Lesson plan segment includes a special education selection. The goal of this service is to provide basic teaching tips to inexperienced teachers - ideas that can be immediately implemented into the classroom; to provide new ideas in teaching methodologies for all teachers; and to provide a forum for experienced teachers to share their expertise and tips with colleagues around the world.
- Teaching Special Kids: On-Line Resources for Teachers
From Education World, this article includes descriptive information about links to lessons and activities for special students. See also the technology article on this web site.
- Understanding Kids Who Are Different: Activities for Teaching About Disabilities
From Education World, this article includes advice on how to teach children about disabilities, sensitizing them to special education children in their families, classrooms, schools and neighborhoods.
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