Resources & Links



General Special Education
Special Education Guide
http://www.specialeducationguide.com/

Council for Exceptional Children
http://www.cec.sped.org

National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities
http://www.nichcy.org

North Carolina Public Schools Accountability Section
http://www.ncpublicschools.org/accountability/testing

Special Education Resources on the Internet
http://www.seriweb.com

NC Division for Exceptional Children
http://www.ncpublicschools.org/ec


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Information for All Disabilities


National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities
http://www.nichcy.org

Council for Exceptional Children
http://www.cec.sped.org


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Disability Resources

Bioethical issues
http://www.bvsinc.com/seaamr.htm

Disability Information
http://www.disabilityinfo.gov

New Freedom Initiative
http://www.hhs.gov/newfreedom

Recordings for Blind and Dyslexic
http://www.rfbd.org


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Mental Retardation

Autism Society of North Carolina
http://www.autismsociety-nc.org

American Association on Mental Retardation
http://www.aamr.org

North Carolina Association for Retarded Citizens
http://www.arcnc.org

Health Disparities and Mental Retardation
http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/topics/mentalretardation/

The ARC
http://www.arc.org

The Association for Severe Handicaps (TASH)
http://www.TASH.org

Buddy Walk
http://www.BuddyWalk.org

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Down Syndrome

National Down Syndrome Society
http://www.ndss.org

National Down Syndrome Congress
http://www.ndsccenter.org

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Autism

Autism Society of America
http://www.autism-society.org

Divison Teacch ( Treatment and Education of Autistic and related Communication Handicapped Children)
http://www.teacch.com

Center for the Study of Autism
http://www.autism.com
(excellent source of other resources)

Autism Society of North Carolina
http://www.autismsociety-nc.org

Autism Resources
http://www.autism-resources.com

Autism Independent UK
http://www.autismuk.com

Cure Autism Now Foundation
http://www.cureautismnow.org

Autism Asperger Publishing Company
https://www.aapcpublishing.net/

Treatment Strategies and Parenting Tips
http://www.helpguide.org/mental/autism_help.htm

Autism Speaks Resource Guide
http://www.autismspeaks.org/family-services/resource-guide

Family Health Guide to Learning Disabilities
https://www.kanetix.ca/family-health-guide-to-learning-disabilities

Help with Behavioral Issues & Learning Life Skills
http://www.autism-help.org/behavioral-issues-autism-asperger.htm

Autism Fact Sheet
http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/autism/detail_autism.htm

Guide to Improving Gastrointestinal Symptoms among Children with Autism Spectrum
http://www.delimmune.com/research/improvements-in-gastrointestinal-symptoms-among-children-with-autism/

Autism Foundation
http://www.myautism.org/

Become a Special Education Teacher
http://certificationmap.com/becoming-a-special-education-teacher/



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Learning Disabilities

The International Dyslexia Association website
http://www.interdys.org

Learning Disabilities Online
http://www.ldonline.org

Learning Disabilities Association of America
http://www.ldanatl.org

National Center for Learning Disabilities
http://www.ncld.org

Attention Deficits/Hyperactivity
http://www.chadd.org

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Behavioral Disorders

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (C.H.A.D.D)
http://www.chadd.org/

National ADD Association
http://www.add.org/

Autism Society of America
http://www.autism-society.org/

TEACCH
http://www.unc.edu/depts/teacch

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Applied Behavior Analysis


W.S. Verplanck
http://funnelweb.utcc.utk.edu/~wverplan/

Behavior Analysis Sites
http://www.behavior.org/sections/ba/ba_sites.html

Cambridge Center for Behavior Analysis
http://www.behavior.org/sections/ccbs/ccbs_activities.html

Juniper Gardens Children's Project
http://www.lsi.ukans.edu/jg/jgcpindx.htm

Welcome to Onlearn
http://www.onlearn.com/

The B.F. Skinner Foundation
http://www.lafayetter.edu/allanr/skinner.html


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Direct Instruction

University of Oregon College of Education
http://interact.uoregon.edu/

Research Syntheses and Curricular Implications for Various Subjects
http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~ncite/resrch.htm

National Center to Improve the Tools of Educators
http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~ncite/

Effective School Practices
http://www.darkwing.uoregon.edu/~adiep/ft/151toc.htm

Recent Research on Various Subjects comparing Direct Instruction to Other Approaches
http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~bgrossen/

Association for Direct Instruction
http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~adiep/

Framework for Implementing K-12 School Transformation in Oregon
http://pass-osshe.uoregon.edu/stac/introduction.html

2 plus 2: The Home of Mathematically Correct
http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/mathman/


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Listserves

Listserve for Behavior Analysis
email: Listserv@listserv.nodak.edu with a message of SUBSCRIBE BEHAV-AN YOURFIRSTNAME YOURLASTNAME

Listserve for Precision Teaching
email: listproc@lists.acs.ohio-state.edu with a message SUBSCRIBE SCLISTSERV yourname

School Psychologists and EBD
email: majordomo@lists.air-dc.org with a message subscribe ebd-schoolpsychto send mail to the list, use the address ebd-schoolpsych@lists.air-dc.org

Families with Children that Have EBD
email: majordomo@lists.air-dc.org with a message subscribe families-ebdto send mail to the list, use the address families-ebd@lists.air-dc.org

Discussion on Emotional/Behavioral Disorders and IDEA 97
email: majordomo@lists.air-dc.org with a message subscribe ebd-idea97talk to send email to the list, use the address ebd-idea97talk@lists.air-dc.org

EBD State Consultants and Specialists
email: majordomo@lists.air-dc.org with a message subscribe ebdcounsult to send email to the list, use the address ebdconsul@lists.air-dc.org

Collaboration Between Community-Based Mental Health Programs and Schools
email: majordomo@lists.air-dc.org with a message subscribe nrn-education to send mail to the list, use the address nrn-education@lists.air-dc.org


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Teacher Resources

Learn NC The North Carolina Teachers’ Network
http://www.learnnc.org

Rubrics.Com
http://www.rubrics.com

http://www 4teachers
http://www.4teachers.org

http://www.NCPublicSchools.Org
http://www.NCPublicSchools.org

Award Winning Children’s Books
http://awardbooks.hypermart.net

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
http://www.nctm.org/

The Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov

National Science Teachers Association
http://www.nsta.org

National Council for Social Studies
http://www.ncss.org

Information and Resources for Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities
http://www.teachingld.org

NC Standard Course of Study
http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/curriculum

NC Public Schools- Testing
http://www.ncpublicschools.org/accountability/testing

NC Public Schools- Testing Students with Special Needs
http://www.ncpublicschools.org/accountability/testing/alternate

US Department of Education
http://www.ed.gov/index.jsp

No Child Left Behind
http://www.nclb.gov

Brain Train
Email: Mail@brain-train.net

Exceptional Children’s Assistance Center
Ncpti@aol.com


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Parents/Families

Special Child
http://www.specialchild.com

Children’s Hospital & Regional Medical Center Sibling Support Project
http://www.seattlechildrens.org/sibsupp

ParentsPlace
http://www.parentsplace.com

The Exceptional Children’s Assistance Center North Carolina’s Parent Center
http://www.ECAC-parentcenter.org


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Augmentative/Alternative Communication

North Carolina Augmentative Communication Association
http://www.NCAugCom.org

Technology Integration
http://www.lburkhart.com


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Assistive Technology

SERI Special Needs and Technology Resources
http://www.seriweb.com/tech.htm

TAM Technology and Media Division Council for Exceptional Children
http://www.tamcec.org

Closing the Gap (Computer Technology in Special Education and Rehabilitation)
http://www.closingthegap.com

National Center to Improve Practice
http://www.edc.org/FSC/NCIP

Partnerships in Assistive Technology (North Carolina)
http://www.pat.org

North Carolina Assistive Technology Program
http://www.ncatp.org

Technology Integration
http://www.lburkhart.com

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Laws

Neurotrauma Law Nexus (Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury)
http://www.neurolaw.com

Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights (PACER)
http://www.pacer.org

The Council of Educators for Students with Disabilities, Inc.
http://www.504idea.org

IDEA Practices Laws and Regulations
http://www.ideapractices.org/law/index.php

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Learning Aides

LearningNeeds.Com
products and materials by category of learning (math, AT, reading etc)
http://www.learningneeds.com

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Companies Selling AT and Related Products

Ablenet
http://www.ablenetinc.com

Attainment
http://www.attainmentcompany.com

Adaptivation Incorporated
http://www.adaptivation.com

Abilitations (Sportime)
http://www.abilitations.com

Crestwood
http://www.communicationaids.com

Don Johnston
http://www.donjohnston.com

Edmark
http://www.riverdeep.net

Enabling Devices
http://www.enablingdevices.com

Flaghouse
http://www.flaghouse.com

IEP Resources
http://www.iepresources.com

Intellitools
http://www.intellitools.com

Kaplan
http://www.Kaplanco.com

Mayer Johnson
http://www.mayer-johnson.com

Nasco (mostly math)
http://www.nasco.com

PCI
http://www.specialed.net

TASH
http://www.tashinc.com

Sammons Preston
1-800-323-5547

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Professional Journals and Periodicals


Augmentative and Alternative Communications

British Journal of Special Education

Career Development for Exceptional Individuals

Education and Training in Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities

Education and Treatment of Children

Exceptional Children

Exceptional Parent

Exceptionality

Focus on Autistic Behavior

Focus on Exceptional Children

International Journal of Disability Development and Education

Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis

Journal of the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps

Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders

Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities

Journal of Early Intervention

Journal of Special Education

Journal of Special Education Technology

Mental Retardation

Research in Developmental Disabilities

Teacher Education and Special Education

Teaching Exceptional Children

Remedial and Special Education

Topics in Early Childhood Special


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Current Research

Characteristics

Best Practices and Interventions


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Professional Organizations

American Association on Mental Retardation
http://www.aamr.org/About_AAMR/index.shtml

Asperger Syndrome Coalition of the U. S. (ASC-US)
http://www.asperger.org/index_asc.html

Association For Behavior Analysis
http://www.abainternational.org

Autism Society of North Carolina (ASNC)
http://www.autismsociety-nc.org

Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders
http://www.ccbd.net

Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
http://www.cec.sped.org

National Down Syndrome Society
http://www.ndss.org

National Education Association
http://www.nea.org

North Carolina Augmentative Communication Association (NCACA)
http://www.NCAugCom.org

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Professional Development System

Professional Development System (PDS)
http://www.uncw.edu/ed/pds/

Practicum & Field Experience
Contact Mr. Deron Fort at (910) 962-3086
http://www.uncw.edu/ed/fieldexperience/

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Conferences

Local Conferences
North Carolina Assistive Technology EXPO
Partnerships in Assistive Technology, 110 Navaho Dr., Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27609

North Carolina Augmentative Communication Association Conference
Wen29@aol.com
North Carolina Council for Exceptional Children (NCCEC)
910-484-6761

Southeastern American Association on Mental Retardation (SEAAMR) Conference.
http://www.ncaamr.org

Southeast Augmentative Communication Conference.
205-252-0165 ext 234 or seac@ucpbham.com
Eastern AHEC (Area Health Education Centers).
P.O Box 7224 Greenville, NC 27835-7224


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Legislation of Interest
See Council for Exceptional Children (http://www.cec.sped.org) and subdivision organizations

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Issues and Trends

See Council for Exceptional Children (http://www.cec.sped.org) and subdivision organizations

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State and LEA Information

The Department of Public Instruction Division of Exceptional Children for North Carolina
http://www.ncpublicschools.org/ec/


For special education programming information within specific school districts, review the school district web site.



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