Resources for Families of Children with Disabilities
The National Association of State Directors of Special Education’s web site contains “a wealth of information useful to state agencies, schools, parents and advocates interested in quality education for students with disabilities.”
The National Center to Improve Practice in Special Education Through Technology, Media and Materials promotes the effective use of technology to enhance educational outcomes for students with sensory, cognitive, physical and emotional disabilities.
The Center on Educational Policy is an independent advocacy organization devoted to helping the Americans better understand public education and academic quality in public schools.
The National Center on Educational Outcomes promotes itself as a national leader in the participation of students with disabilities in national and state assessments, standards-setting efforts, and graduation requirements.
Center on Educational Policy The Center on Educational Policy is an independent advocacy organization devoted to helping the Americans better understand public education and academic quality in public schools.
Career Resources for Americans with Disabilities
Career Resources for Americans with Disabilities is an organization if you are a person with a disability and you’re looking for a job. You will find resources to help you in your search. This page also has lots of information about public policy, employer compliance, and issues facing disabled individuals in the workforce. You can find links to advocacy groups, government agencies, and informative articles. There are also helpful tools for families, employers, and caregivers..
The National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities is a must see web site for those who are seeking information, research, publications, and links on educational issues affecting children and youth with disabilities.
The Council for Exceptional Children is a membership organization for educators, administrators, professional, and others who are interested becoming more informed about past and current research, resources, publications, trainings, and conferences affecting children with disabilities.
By far, the ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education is one of the important web sites for searching databases on a myriad of educational issues affecting children with disabilities
This web site is where families of children with disabilities can learn more about federal laws and agencies, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, Medicare and Medicaid Agency (formerly HCFA), Social Security Administration, U.S. Department of Education, and many more, that protect the rights of children and adults with disabilities.
COPAA is an independent nonprofit tax-exempt organization of attorneys, advocates, and parents that are dedicated to improve the quality and quantity of legal assistance to children with disabilities.
Wrightslaw is a nationally renown web site that provides a plethora of useful and practical information on educational, legal, and legislative issues affecting the rights of children with disabilities.
The Center for Law and Education is one the leading legal organizations providing services and information to the public on a number of important educational issues including current federal legislation and regulations, Title I, School Reform, Educational Rights of Students with Disabilities, and many other areas.
The U.S. Department of Education web site is an important tool in locating pertinent information concerning virtually any current educational topic or subject including the No Child Left Behind Act.
The United States Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR) provides in part valuable information pertaining to the legal rights of children with disabilities under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) is a federal agency committed to improving and enforcing rights of people with disabilities including the No Child Left Behind Act, the NEW Freedom Initiative under Olmstead, special education, vocational rehabilitation and research.
The LRP Publications web site provides a wealth of information for educators, administrators, school district attorneys, and others that serve children with disabilities.
This website is a resource dedicated to accessible travel information. This new site will provide you with information on businesses from around the world that specialize in disability travel.
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