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Somer Lewis
Teacher-in-Residence
910.962.7669

Watson School of Education
UNCW
601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403

Special Education Websites

The Arc
http://www.thearc.org/
“ The Arc of the United States works to include all children and adults with cognitive, intellectual, and developmental disabilities in every community.”

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

CEC’s Division for Early Childhood
http://www.dec-sped.org/
Information and resources regarding special education in early education

Children and Adults with ADD
http://www.chadd.org/
Links to research, press releases, membership, and support

Disabilities Bibliography of Children’s Books for Exceptional Children
http://www.pfcec.org/pf9000.htm
Scroll to bottom of page

Families for Early Autism Treatment
http://www.feat.org/

The International Dyslexia Association
http://www.interdys.org/index.htm
Find information on conferences, press releases, dyslexia FAQs, and communities

Learning Disabilities Association of America
http://www.ldanatl.org/
News, spotlights, conferences, and news briefs

Learning Disabilities Online
http://www.ldonline.org/
Highlights, News, and Resources

LD Pride
http://www.ldpride.net/learningstyles.MI.htm
A great overview of different learning styles and multiple intelligences.

National Association for Special Education Teachers
http://www.naset.org
A national membership organization dedicated to rendering all possible support and assistance to those preparing to teach.

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
http://www.nichcy.org/
“ Dissemination Center is part of a broad Federal effort to improve results for children with disabilities. We're funded by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) at the U.S. Department of Education to connect you with the resources you need in your efforts on behalf of infants, toddlers, children, and youth who have disabilities.”

Special Education and Disabilities—links to multiple resources
http://www.wested.org/cs/we/view/area/9

Special Education Resources on the Internet
http://www.seriweb.com/
“ A collection of Internet accessible information resources of interest to those involved in the fields related to Special Education”

Teaching LD
http://www.teachingld.org/
“ DLD is the largest international professional organization focused on learning disabilities. The purpose of TeachingLD is to provide trustworthy and up-to-date resources about teaching students with learning disabilities.”

Teaching Special Kids
http://www.education-world.com/a_curr/curr139.shtml
An article that lists and describes different useful internet resources

Understanding the IEP Process
http://www.ldonline.org/ld_indepth/iep/understanding_iep_process.html
Provides several example IEP forms to use as guidelines and how to communicate with parents regarding IEP’s and IEP meetings

Welcome to Wrightslaw!
http://www.wrightslaw.com/
Contains many links concerning the current special education laws and guidelines that all parents and teachers of special education students should know