Gifted and Talented
Kids - Our-Kids is a support group for parents and
caregivers of children with disabilities.
Music Therapy - Our Mission...is to serve children and adults with special needs
through sharing information; creating and publishing music therapy strategies; and giving
workshops and presentations to professionals, parents, and students.
HEARSAY, Inc. offers a
variety of training opportunities. Workshops and seminars, individualized to
meet the special needs of each program, take into account the specific criteria
of each school, its teachers and children. Follow-up consultation and online
coaching are also available. All sessions are informative, motivating and
entertaining. Teachers leave re-energized with enthusiasm, confidence and
information, and with skills that can be used immediately.
Disability Net -
(UK) is a worldwide information and news service for all disabled people and
people with an interest in disability issues.
Internet Special Education
Disability Link Barn
Resources on the Internet - Jim Lubin's excellent collection of a variety of
disability resources. The site includes not only organizations but articles, disability
listservs, newsletters, and more.
Disability Resources - Created by Steven Fulmer at the West Virginia Rehabilitation
Research and Training Center. This is a good site for general disability information,
disability legislation and related law, and special education programs in higher
SERI List of
Text-Only Disability Resources - Although these sites are only gopher or Telnet-based,
they sometimes contain information not found elsewhere on the Internet. They are not
pretty but they are well-organized and provide essential information.
Special Education at Yahoo
- Resources indexed by the Yahoo service.
The Western New
York Disabilities Forum - "dedicated to bringing you information related to
physical, mental, and emotional disabilities".
Information - From Galaxy Gopher Jewels/ Disability Information. The disability sites
are listed in alphabetical order, also included is a searchable index at the bottom of the
Resources in Japan - Excellent collection of disability related resources in Japan and
throughout the world. (Ivan's Home Page)
Institute for Special
Education - (University of Fribourg, Switzerland)
The Special Needs
Education Network - (Canada) This site provides a directory of special needs
resources, including WWW sites, gopher sites, listservs and projects.
Information Worldwide Information - (Australia) Sites concerned with the many issues
surrounding disability in today's world.
Society and Culture:
Disabilities - Yahoo
Emory University Health Sciences Center Library
Attention Deficit Disorder
- Michigan Electronic Library
Company - ADD Resources
Deficit Disorder on America Online
Parentsplace ADHD Bulletin
Kidsource Online ADD/ADHD
Deficit Disorder in Europe -
Text-Only Attention Deficit Disorder Resources - Hood College's SERI gopher
Children and Adults with
Attention Deficit Disorders (C.H.A.D.D.) - C.H.A.D.D. is a non profit parent based
organization formed to better the lives of individuals with attention deficit disorder and
those who care for them.
Research and Teaching - working group combines applied behavior analysis with
effective teaching practices to develop, study, and disseminate empirically based
educational programs for students who are at-risk of school and community failure
Disorders: Focus on Change - ERIC Digest #518.
Effective Collaboration & Practice - Improving Services to Children and Youth with
Emotional and Behavioral Problems
The Pendulum Pages -
Welcome to The Pendulum Pages - your comprehensive information source for the bipolar
disorders (manic-depression) and other mood disorders. These pages form part of the
information associated with the Pendulum Mailing List.
Text-Only Behavior Disorder Resources - Hood College's SERI gopher collection.
Applied Behavior Analysis -
American Academy of
Child And Adolescent Psychiatry - information on severe emotional disturbance and
behavior disorders. Also includes links to other related sites.
Gifted and Talented
The National Research Center on the
Gifted and Talented
Pennsylvania Association for Gifted
Text-Only Gifted and Talented Resources - Hood College's SERI gopher collection.
and Societies - directory of organizations with interests in helping Gifted and
Talented learners, their parents, and their educators.
for Gifted and Talented -
Center for Talented
Youth (CTY) - The Johns Hopkins University Institute for Academic Advancement of
Talented Resources - Contains links to online gifted resources, enrichment programs,
talent searches and summer programs. Also contains contact information for many local
gifted associations and government programs.
Bibliography for Parents -
Bibliography for Educators -
Information - Gifted Resources legal information
Resources - Resources for Gifted and Talented education
Gophers at William and Mary - Contains resources useful for both gifted and general
Entrance Programs and Scholarship Programs - early acceptance programs and special
scholarships for gifted students.
Learning Programs - Programs offered by Stanford, Duke, Northwestern, and Johns
Hopkins. Site also includes searchable list of other programs.
Searches and Summer Programs - Regional talent searches in the United States.
Candidates identified by the search are invited to participate in summer enrichment and
Learning Disabilities and
Critical Discoveries in
Learning Disabilities - A Summary of Findings by NIH Research Programs in Learning
Disabilities Research Centers Report at the LDA 1996 Conference
about Learning Disabilities
Disabilities - Michigan Electronic Library
Children And Youth With Learning Disabilities Achieve Independence - Learning
National Center for Learning
Adult Literacy and Learning Disabilities Center
The Dyslexia, Learning
Disabilities and Literacy Resource Site
LD OnLine - is a
service of The Learning Disabilities Project at WETA, Washington, D.C., in association
with The Coordinated Campaign for Learning Disabilities. School partners include The Lab
School of Washington and Arlington (VA) Public Schools.
Links - A page full of dyslexia links, references to dyslexia and associated subjects.
Landmark College -
The only fully accredited college in the country designed exclusively for students with
dyslexia, attention-deficit disorder, or specific learning disabilities.
Internet Sources of
Dyslexia Related Information
Text-Only Learning Disabilities Resources - Hood College's SERI gopher collection.
Disabilities - ERIC Digests on learning disability
Archive - (United Kingdom) collection of material covering all aspects of Dyslexia.
Dyslexia: The Gift -
information for Parents and their families provided by the Davis Dyslexia Association
U.VA. Curry School of Education
Orton Dyslexia Society Home Page
- The Orton Dyslexia Society is a non-profit scientific and educational organization
dedicated to the study and treatment of Dyslexia.
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Special Olympics International home page -
Special Olympics is a non-profit, international program of sports training and competition
for individuals with mental retardation.
Community Integration - Minnesota University Affiliated Program on Developmental
Disabilities Research and Training Center on Residential Services and Community Living,
Early Childhood Research Institute on Program Performance Measures,
National Transition Network, College of Education and Human Development University of
Research Unit (DRU) - A research unit within the School of Sociology and Social Policy
at the University of Leeds. Formally established in 1994, the Unit is involved in research
on a wide range of disability-related issues.
IASSID - The
International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities (mental
retardation and related developmental disabilities) is an international and
interdisciplinary scientific organization to promote worldwide research and exchange of
information on intellectual disabilities.
Family Village -
is a global community that integrates information, resources, and communication
opportunities on the Internet for persons with mental retardation and other disabilities,
their families, and those that provide them services and supports.
Center's List of Web Sites - Related to Cognitive and Developmental Disabilities
Institute for the Study
of Developmental Disabilities (ISDD) - Indiana University
RESEARCH CENTER - UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES
The National Down Syndrome
Society Home page for this national organization on Down syndrome. Includes
information on inclusion.
The American Association on
Mental Retardation - Home page for AAMR, the national organization for professionals
and others interested in the field of mental retardation. Along with The Arc, AAMR is a
founding member of the United States International Council on Developmental Disabilities.
Network - Down Syndrome WWW sites, medical resources, educational resources, and much
of Alberta Developmental Disabilities Centre Home Page
SERI List of
Text-Only Mental Retardation Resources - Hood College SERI Gopher
Down Syndrome WWW Page
- Site includes resources compiled from the contributions of members of the Down Syndrome
The ARC Home Page
Resources - (Luxembourg) Handitel Site. Large directory of sites related to Mental
Retardation in the United States and throughout the world.
Japan Down Syndrome Network -
(Ibarki Down Syndrome Association, Japan) Sites related to Down Syndrome in Japan and
throughout the world. Also includes links to other general disability sites.
Checklist - information provided by the Ohio/W. Pennsylvania Down Syndrome Network.
- Brothers and sisters of people who have mental retardation, provided by The Arc's Home
SYNDROME - (HANDITEL site in Luxembourg) large directory of links related to Down
Syndrome found in the United States and throughout the world.
Organizations - list of some of the worldwide Down Syndrome Organizations.
Babies with Down Syndrome - Article from the Down Syndrome Home Page. Seeks to answer
questions and concerns families may have in welcoming new babies with Down Syndrome into
The Perspectives Network, Inc.
is an international tax-exempt, non-profit organization
founded by a survivor of acquired brain injury in 1990. TPN's primary focus is
communication between survivors, family members/caregivers/friends, professionals and
community members in order to create positive changes and enhance public awareness and
knowledge of acquired brain injury.
for Rare Disorders, Inc.
Association - The American Paralysis Association is a national, not-for-profit
organization dedicated to: Increasing public awareness of spinal cord injury; Funding
research to develop interventions that minimize damage or enhance function after injury;
Raising funds for these purposes.
The Brain Injury Association,
Inc. - The BIA is an organization devoted to serving people with brain injuries and
their families. It also seeks to promote Brain Injury prevention as well as research into
Cord Injury, Stroke & Paralysis Resources Guide - Provides information on numerous
organizations addressing these needs. Links to MGH Developmental Neurosurgery homepage for
National Spinal Cord
Brain Injury Page - General discussion of TBI
The Saskatchewan Head Injury
Association - is a non-profit charitable association formed by head injured persons,
their families, interested friends and care-givers to provide support, information
sharing, public information and awareness.
Text-Only Physical and Health Resources - Hood College's SERI gopher collection.
Association Homepage - This site provides information about Hydrocephalus and links to
other related sites.
Association of Nova Scotia - information about Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus. Also
includes addresses to other Spina Bifida Associations in Canada and the USA.
Resources - Luxembourg (HANDITEL site) Large directory of sites related to physical
impairments in the United States and throughout the world.
Project - This site includes articles about TBI and information about the TBI support
discussion list. Also includes search mechanism for the TBI List Archives.
Cure Paralysis Now
- is an organization that encourages interaction between inter-disciplinary researchers in
a cooperative effort to cure spinal cord paralysis
Community Integration, University of Minnesota - The Institute on Community
Integration was established in 1985 with a mission to improve the quality and community
orientation of services and supports available to individuals with developmental
disabilities and their families.
on Inclusive Schooling Practices - The Consortium on Inclusive Schooling Practices
represents a collaborative effort to build the capacity of state and local education
agencies to serve children and youth with and without disabilities in school and community
Students with Disabilities in General Classrooms - ERIC Digest #521
INTSEP - INTegration
vs. SEParation The University of Fribourg, Switzerland's research.
Utah's Project for
Job Accommodation Network
RESEARCH INSTITUTE AT ILLINOIS
Services in the IEP - This issue of Transition Summary looks closely at the
definitions, mandates, and structure of transition services for youth with disabilities,
as mandated within IDEA.
Outreach Project - is a nationwide, three year project funded by the U.S. Department
of Education. A primary goal of this project is to improve school-to-work opportunities
for students with disabilities
Alliance for Youth with Disabilities - The NTA is links the efforts of multiple
organizations to improve futures for all youth transitioning from school to employment,
postsecondary experiences and independent living, and to bridge between agencies
responsible for providing transition services and to bridge between agencies responsible
for providing transition services and the lessons learned from people in the disabilities
Concepts - is a nationally recognized nonprofit 501 (C)(3) supported employment agency
for persons who experience physical and multiple disabilities. The philosophy of AWC is
that all persons, even those who experience significant disabilities, should have the
opportunity to obtain meaningful employment.
Technology Solutions - Assistive
Technology for people with a disability who find operating a computer difficult,
maybe even impossible. This web site will direct you to adaptive equipment and
alternative methods available for accessing computers.
Closing The Gap -
is an internationally recognized source for information on innovative
applications of microcomputer technology in special education and rehabilitation.
Technology for Students with Mild Disabilities - ERIC Digest #E529
Articles from LD OnLine
ALLIANCE FOR TECHNOLOGY
ACCESS - (ATA) is a network of community-based resource centers dedicated to providing
information and support services to children and adults with disabilities, and increasing
their use of standard, assistive, and information technologies. Centers can be found all
across the country.
DREAMMS for Kids, Inc. -
(Developmental Research for the Effective Advancement of Memory and Motor Skills)is a
non-profit parent and professional service agency, that specializes in assistive
technology related research, development,and information dissemination.
CAST - Center for Applied
National Center to
Improve Practice (NCIP) - NCIP promotes the effective use of technology to enhance
outcomes for students with sensory, cognitive, physical, and social/emotional
Technology Center - Campus Computing University of Missouri-Columbia
- Transforming inventions into products for Persons with Disabilities.