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Internet Resources for Learning Disabilities


General Information

  • - Council for Learning Disabilities, an international organization concerned about issues related to students with learning disabilities.
  • - National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities.
  • - Learning Disabilities Association of America.
  • - a parent resource with numerous articles about specific learning disabilities and links to more information on disabilities and parent support groups.
  • - Association for Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.
  • - Site for all children, with a section on strategies and skill building activities. ADD and ADHD, including treatment, medication plans and behavior modification.
  • College Services and Resources for Students with Disabilities - Information on college and university resources and support services for students with disabilities.
  • - Publisher of The Special Needs Collection made up of 62 books and other products on disabilities and related topics for parents, children, therapists, health care providers, and teachers.
  • www.aacap/org/ - Services to Children with Special Needs:
  • - Services in School for Children with Special Needs: What Parents Need to Know discusses identifying and qualifying children with special needs for special education.
  • - Council for Exceptional Children with information on how they advocat on behalf of children with special needs.
  • - University of Virginia Curry School of Education gives information and resources on special needs.
  • - The Division of Early Childhood with information on early childhood special education.
  • - Site for children, but contains a section on LD/Special Education issues.
  • - Site of the National Association of School Psychologists with information for parents and teachers.
  • - The National Institute of Mental Health with a list of publications on children and adolescents.
  • - Parent Advocacy Training Center publishes a newsletter on special needs to which members can subscribe. Site contains numerous parent resources.
  • - Special Education Resources on the Internet (SERI) is a collection of Internet accessible information resources of interest to those involved in the fields related to special education.
  • - numerous articles and links to support and enhance the education of all special needs children, especially those being homeschooled.
  • - strategies to help children struggling to read.
  • - website dedicated to improving educational outcomes for elementary and middle school students with disabilities. Site contains access to Webinars, Discussion rooms, Resources and Links.
  • - information on private schools in Australia. Searchable indices by school name, curriculum, special needs, boarding schools, alternative education and religion.
  • - Zone for Autistic Children.
  • - Universal Design for Learning.  FREE tools that are readily available in the classroom and are easily accessible by internet download.
  • - Scrambler educational games and resource section for special needs kids.
  • - games, songs, communication cards, print resources and information for special needs.
  • - Assistive Technology links.
  • - IDEA Partnership reflects the collaborative work of more than 55 national organizations, technical assistance providers, and organizations and agencies at state and local level.
  • - Great schools primarily serves parents whose kids (K-12) have learning difficulties, including: Specific learning disabilities (LD); Attention problems including AD/HD; and kids who struggle with similar problems but who don't qualify for special education.
  • Cerebral Palsy Guide - financial, medical and legal resources for parents of children living with cerebral palsy.

Resources within the Department of State

Specific Learning Disabilities

  • - The Autism Society of America.
  • - Professional Development in Autism Center (PDA). This site provides training and support to families and communities.


Language Disorders

  • - American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Mental Health

Nonverbal Learning Disabilities

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