Attention Deficit Disorder
Communication Learning Disabled
Special Education Sites
Special Education - BC - On-line Documents
This site has several on-line resource documents
for teachers. Topics include: Visual Impairments, Hearing Loss,
Gifted Education, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, etc.
CEC ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted
gathers and disseminates the professional literature,
information, and resources on the education and development of
individuals of all ages who have disabilities and/or who are
gifted. This site has a wealth of information!
Handitel Disability Database
comprehensive listing of disabilities and informative sites.
This is a searchable database.
Integrated Network of Disability Information and
has a searchable database with lots of information concerning
Internet Resources for Special Children (IRSC)
web site has lots of information relating to the needs of
children with disABILITIES. It provides valuable information
for anyone who interacts with children who have disABILITIES and
acts as a central starting point for information and resources.
Marc's Special Education Page
site contains a lot of special education-related links. Be sure
and check out the lesson plans page and the educational
National Educational Service (NES) home page
National Educational Service provides resources to help those
who work with youth create safe and caring schools, agencies,
and communities where all children succeed. Valuable
information available here!
National Information Center for Children and
the national information and referral center that provides
information on disabilities and disability-related issues for
families, educators, and other professionals. Their special
focus is children and youth (birth to age 22).
National Transition Alliance Home Page
has information concerning the transition of youth with
disabilities toward desired postschool experiences, including
gainful employment, postsecondary education and training, and
SERI - Special Education Resources on the
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.
SNOW: Special Needs Opportunity Windows
(Special Needs Opportunity Windows) is a project aimed at
supporting educators of students with special needs. This web
site serves as a clearinghouse of practical resources and
curriculum materials, as a place for educators to meet and share
ideas, and as a place for educators to develop their
Special and General Education Links
of The Federal Resource Center for Special Education is to
improve the educational outcomes of students with disabilities.
This web site has numerous Special and General Education Links.
Special Needs Education Network
is from the Special Needs Education (SNE) project, an Internet
service providing resources for parents, teachers, schools, and
other professionals, individuals, groups, and organizations
involved in the education of students with special needs.
The BIG PAGES of Special Education Links
list of sites (some annotated) dealing with Special Education.
The Council for Exceptional Children
Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest
international professional organization dedicated to improving
educational outcomes for
individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities,
and/or the gifted.
This site will assist you in finding the information you need
regarding exceptional children.
The Instant Access Treasure Chest
the Foreign Language Teacher's Guide to Learning Disabilities.
There are numerous links here for you to find information.
Title: Intellectual Exceptionalities
has links to may Special Education sites. Each site is reviewed
and given a rating as to its usefulness by the web page author.
UVa Special Education Web Site
has lots of information about Special Education: information
about special education history, events, interventions, etc.,
resources on the Internet
about special education and disability, links to information and
resources arranged by categories of disability and information
for parents of students who need special education.
Attention Deficit Disorder
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
excellent information here on this disorder from Internet Mental
A.D.D. WareHouse Online Catalog - Products for
this is a commercial site, there is a broad assortment of
materials on ADD and related disorders. Some on-line articles
are here for you to browse as well.
filled with timely and valuable articles about medication,
parent coaching, school, legal issues concerning special
education and more! There is also a free newsletter that is
delivered to your e-mail address each month.
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit
purpose of this organization and this site is to provide support
for children and adults with AD/HD.
The Advantages of Being Dyslexic and ADD
Some interesting information is
available here, such as: LIVING WITH LEARNING DIFFERENCES: 61
EFFECTIVE COPING STRATEGIES AND POSITIVE REINFORCEMENTS,
IMMEDIATE STEPS TO TAKE to help your child and yourself
cope with living with Dyslexia and ADD, plus more
BEHAVIOR HOME PAGE
provides a format that allows school personnel, parents, and
other professionals to gain access to information, to
share effective practices, and to receive assistance concerning
the full range of behavior problems and challenges displayed by
children and youth in school and community settings, as well as
other behavioral issues that may affect their success in
school. A wealth of information is available here!
CEC Special Focus on Discipline
This is a collection of current
CEC articles and resources on topics of importance to special
educators: Discipline and Behavior Intervention.
Communication Learning Disabled
an accredited Children's Mental Health Centre located in
Toronto, Canada. This site has useful information here, such as
Tips for Parents and Teens, publications, etc.
LD OnLine: Learning Disabilities Resources
teachers can discover new ways to assist struggling students
within inclusive classrooms and parents can learn how to be
their child's best
advocate. A wealth of information is here on many aspects of
Learning Disabilities Association of Canada
is your gateway to the Canadian Learning Disabilities
Associations located in each province and territory.
Schwab Foundation for Learning
This site provides direct access
to experts on the web with the answers parents and teachers need
about learning differences. You will also find resources,
information, guidance and answers to individual questions and
concerns for parents and teachers of kids with learning
Center for Gifted Education & Talent Development
from The National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented
(NRC/GT) has articles from the Newsletters, some related sites
in Education, and general information about this organization.
on co-operative learning and why it doesn't always succeed with
CTDNet--The Center for Talent Development Network
Web, the goal of The Center for Talent Development Network is to
help you gain access to the resources you need on gifted
education, from preschool through highschool.
Education Program for Gifted Youth
EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR GIFTED YOUTH offers computer-based
multimedia distance learning with precollege courses in
Mathematics, Physics, English, and Computer Science. They are
designed for highly able students. There are programs for
individuals and schools with instructional support. These
courses may lead to a Stanford University credit.
ERIC Digest #E524 - Gifted Students
interesting article on how to get the best performance from
Gifted and Talented (TAG) Resources Home Page
is intended to be a convenient starting point for gifted
students, their parents and educators to access Gifted
Resources, whether on the internet or otherwise.
Gifted and Talented Students: Resources
links to information about gifted education.
Gifted Resources Distance Learning Page
will find distance learning opportunities particularly targeted
to Gifted learners.
Helping Your Highly Gifted Child
digest deals with some areas of concern and provides a few
practical suggestions for helping your highly gifted child.
Institute for the Academic Advancement of Youth -
Johns Hopkins University
Institute for the Academic Advancement of Youth is a
university-based initiative that promotes the academic ability
of children and youth throughout the world. At this site you
will find information about their talent search, program
opportunities, conferences, publications and other resources,
the Diagnostic and Counseling Center, research and articles
about the Study of Exceptional Talent (SET).
Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education
site contains many resources for Talented and Gifted children,
their parents, and educators in Pennsylvania but some of the
information is pertinent to educators worldwide.
Pitsco's Launch to Gifted and Talented Resources
links to excellent gifted and talented resources!
Prufrock Press - Home Page
here the newest, most innovative products and information
supporting the education of gifted and talented children.
web site provides teachers and parents of gifted children a
comprehensive online education resource!
TAG Family Network
site contains current information on gifted education with links
to many other world wide sites of interest to parents, educators
Ten Tips For Parents of Gifted Students
one of the many articles available at the Talented and Gifted
Family Network site.
Another interesting article
available at the Talented and Gifted Family Network site.
About American Sign Language
has information about ASL Linguistics, ASL as a foreign language
Learning ASL and ASL Educational Programs, and ASL Dictonaries.
DEAF & HEARING IMPAIRED
comprehensive list of sites available on the Internet for
information about Deaf and Hearing Impaired.
Deaf World Web
Web is the largest, leading deaf web site that I have found. It
provides the most comprehensive list of deaf-related resources
on the Internet.
The Deaf Resource Library
The Deaf Resource Library is an
online collection of reference material and links intended to
educate and inform people about Deaf cultures in Japan and the
United States; as well as deaf and hard of hearing related
BLIND RELATED LINKS
source of links to information about the blind and visually
National Federation of the Blind
information here about this organization and the many services
that they provide.
The Canadian National Institute for the Blind
information here about this organization and the many services
that they provide.
WEB Server for the Visually Handicapped
A wondefful, comprehensive list
of resources on the web with information on the visually
Center for the Study of Autism
for the Study of Autism (CSA) is located in the Salem/Portland,
Oregon area. The Center provides information about autism to
parents and professionals, and conducts research on the efficacy
of various therapeutic interventions. This Web page was
developed to provide information on various topics related to or
Cure Autism Now
Autism Now Foundation is an organization of parents, clinicians
and scientists dedicated to finding effective biological
treatments, prevention and a cure for autism and related
disorders. Information here about current research and other
A lot of
information here about this often misunderstood disorder.
will find information, resources, and communication
opportunities on the Internet for persons with cognitive and
other disabilities, for their families, and for those that
provide them services and support.
International Dyslexia Association
International Dyslexia Association is an international,
organization dedicated to the study and treatment of the
learning disability, dyslexia. This site has lots of
information about the association and dyslexia.
Teens vs. dyslexia and learning disabilities
A web page
designed by dyslexic teens - to help teens. Lots of information
is available here.
The National Down Syndrome Society
This is a comprehensive, on-line
information source about Down syndrome.
Instructor magazine, this site has a wealth of information on
all aspects of assessment.
ASSESSMENT CHECKLIST FOR MATH ASSESSMENT
will give you instructions on how to compile a list that will
bring together all of the various assessment strategies placed
in the portfolio for a given math concept.
article covers the topics of why to keep Authentic Portfolios,
how to get started, suggested software, suggested hardware and
Building A Portfolio Learning Environment
has how to's, examples, definitions, etc. for you to access.
Electronic Portfolio Home Page
has links to examples of electronic research portfolios.
Instructor - The Power of Portfolios
informative article on portfolios including how to get started,
communicating with parents, what to include, etc.
Instructor - "Help Students Develop Standards for
Evaluating Their Work"
describes how he guided his students to develop their own
standards for evaluating their work and decide what goes into
Instructor- Measuring Student Progress
article answers several questions from What do we mean by
assessment — as opposed to grading to?how do we explain it all
Landing A Teaching Job - A Guide to Your Teaching
information here to get you started on compiling your own
MATTHEW GILBERT - Writing Portfolios
school uses writing portfolios across the curriculum to improve
students' writing skills.
good article on the why and how of using portfolios.
PORTFOLIOS IN ENGLISH ASSESSMENT
description of a video about the use of portfolios in Engluish
assessment. It may be a source you would like to add to your
Reflective Assessment: Portfolios in Engineering
college uses portfolios in the Engineering Department.
Self-Assessment In Portfolios
How to use
portfolios in reading in an attempt to make literature more
challenging, integrated and meaningful for students.
STUDENT PORTFOLIOS: ADMINISTRATIVE USES
great how to article.
How Washington State University
makes use of teaching portfolios.