Special Education Links

American Self-Help Clearinghouse
A keyword-searchable database of over 1,100 national, international, model and online self-help support groups for addictions, bereavement, health, mental health, disabilities, abuse, parenting, caregiver concerns and other stressful life situations.

Brain Connection on Early Reading

(The movement program that enhances learning and performance in ALL areas)

Children and Adults with AD/HD (CHADD)
An invaluable resource to find professionals, products, or others providing services for families and individuals living with AD/HD. The Directory may be searched by location or by type of service offered.

Children's Disabilities Information:


"Empowering parents with articles, resources and advocacy for children's disabilities and children's special needs"


Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
Is an international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted


Dysgraphia: Causes and Treatment
Causes and treatments for handwriting disabilities.


Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC)
Is a federally-funded national information system that provides 16 subject-specific clearinghouses, associated adjunct clearinghouses, and support components, and a variety of services and products on a broad range of education-related issues with AskERIC -- a personalized Internet-based service providing education information to teachers, librarians, counselors, administrators, parents, and anyone interested in education throughout the United States and the world.

Exceptional Parent Magazine


- providing information, support, ideas, encouragement and outreach for parents and families of children with disabilities, and the professionals who work with them.

Handwriting Readiness: Locatives and Visuomotor Skills in the Kindergarten Year
This study investigated the relationship between the cognitive understanding of locatives (e.g., words used for spatial and temporal concepts such as "up" or "next to") and the graphomotor task of shape and letter copying in typically developing kindergarten children

How Does Your Engine Run?
Developmentally appropriate, highly effective, evidenced based strategies to change or maintain states of alertness/anxiety & teach kids how to independently recognize and control their emotional/behavioral responses to the world around them.

LD Online
is the world's leading web site on learning disabilities and ADHD, helping children and adults reach their full potential by providing accurate and up-to-date information and advice about learning disabilities and ADHD, a comprehensive resource guide, and a “Yellow Pages” referral directory of professionals, schools, and products

Learning Disabilities Association of America
Is a national, non-profit organization that offers support to people with learning disabilities, their parents, teachers and other professionals by provides cutting edge information on learning disabilities, practical solutions, and a comprehensive network of resources.

Multicultural Holiday Celebrations
A myriad of holidays to explore while expanding cultural awareness and facilitating cultural tolerance and acceptance.

NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children): Early Childhood Education Information


National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY)
Is the national information and referral center that provides information on disability-related issues for families, educators, and other professionals, with a special emphasis on birth to 22 years.

National Institute of Literacy
Scientifically-based research on how young children develop skills that will make them successful readers.

NIEER (National Institute for Early Education Research)
Objective, nonpartisan information based on research.

A list consist of over 700 people representing children of varying diagnosis; everything from indefinite developmental delays and sensory integration problems, to cerebral palsy, to rare genetic disorders.

Parent to Parent USA (P2PUSA)
 is a national non-profit organization committed to promoting access, quality and leadership in parent to parent support across the country. Parent to Parent programs provide emotional and informational support to families of children who have special needs and highlight statewide organizations that have parent to parent support as a core program and a commitment to implementing parent to parent evidence-based practices.

Reading First
Scientifically based reading research-and the proven instructional and assessment tools consistent with this research-to ensure that all children learn to read well by the end of third grade.

Social Programs That Work
Offers a series of papers developed by the Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy on social programs that are backed by rigorous evidence of effectiveness.

Special Child:


For Parents and Caregivers of Children with Special Needs

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.

The Brain From Top To Bottom
An Interactive Website on the Brain and Human Behavior

The International Campbell Collaboration:
Offers a registry of systematic reviews of evidence on the effects of interventions in the social, behavioral, and educational arenas.

The Promising Practices Network
Web site highlights programs and practices that credible research indicates are effective in improving outcomes for children, youth, and families.

The What Works Clearinghouse
Established by the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences to provide educators, policymakers, and the public with a central, independent, and trusted source of scientific evidence of what works in education.

Uniquely Gifted
Offers a resource page specifically for ‘twice-exceptional’ children (intellectually gifted children with special needs).

Information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.