Special Education

Academic Software, Inc.
This company produces and markets assistive technology such as switches and other adaptive devices.

The Braille Alphabet
a visual representation of the Braille alphabet, without contractions (Grade 1)

CHADD
for children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Closing the Gap
an internationally recognized source for information on innovative applications of microcomputer technology in special education and rehabilitation

edbydesign.com
an Australian educational activities and special needs resources site for kids, parents, teachers

Federal Resource Center for Special Education
a nationwide technical assistance network to respond to the needs of students with disabilities, especially students from under-represented populations

Handspeak
a really impressive site that shows animated sign language -- you click on the word and it displays the hand movements

The International Dyslexia Association
an international, non-profit organization dedicated to the study and treatment of the learning disability, dyslexia.

LD Online
the interactive guide to learning disabilities for parents, teachers, and children

Learning Disabilities Association
purpose is to advance the education and general welfare of children and adults of normal or potentially normal intelligence who manifest disabilities of a perceptual, conceptual, or coordinative nature

National Association for Gifted Children
resources for teachers of gifted children

National Center to Improve Practice in Special Education through Technology, Media, and Materials (NCIP)
promotes the effective use of technology to enhance educational outcomes for students
with sensory, cognitive, physical and social/emotional disabilities

One A.D.D. Place
A virtual neighborhood consolidating in ONE PLACE information and resources relating to Attention Deficit Disorder (A.D.D.), AD/HD and Learning Disorders (LD)

Special Education Resources on the Internet (SERI)
a collection of Internet accessible information resources of interest to those involved in the fields related to Special Education

Teaching Special Kids: Online Resources for Teachers
information about on-line resources that can help you better understand -- and help -- students with special needs

Understanding Kids Who Are Different: Activities for Teaching About Disabilities
some of the best on-line resources for teaching students about the special needs -- and unique strengths -- of people with disabilities