State and Nat’l Links

The following are national resources.

  • Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
    http://www.cec.sped.org
    Organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, including disabilities; 17 divisions for specialized information; special education publications, conferences and conventions.
  • National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY)
    http://www.nichcy.org
    National organization with disability information for all ages; resource information, publications ;resources to help locate organizations and agencies that address disability-related issues; IDEA and No Child Left Behind information, as related to children with disabilities; research-based information on effective educational practices
  • National Center for Learning Disabilities
    http://www.ncld.org
    NCLD provides essential information to parents, professionals and individuals with learning disabilities, promotes research and programs to foster effective learning, and advocates for policies to protect and strengthen educational rights and opportunities.
  • Wrightslaw
    http://www.wrightslaw.com
    Leading Web site about special education law and advocacy
    federal laws, No Child Left Behind, IDEA 2004
    articles and free resources; trainings and seminars
    Section 504 and IEP information
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