Exceptional Parent Magazine
An on-line magazine that provides
information, support, ideas, and outreach for parents and families of
children with disabililties and the professionals who work with this
Council for Exceptional Children
This site provides the latest information as
it relates to children with disabilities. Some of the information
you will find are:
Law and Resources
Training & Events
National Association for School Psychologists (NASP)
This site provides information on IDEA, public policies,
fact sheets and information on mental health, health and wellness
information on reading, assessment/instruction, behavior, special
populations, diversity, and crisis/safety.
National Down Syndrome Congress
This organization provides information and support to
families and individuals concerning all aspects of life for individuals
with Down Syndrome.
This is a leading website on learning disabilities for
parents, teachers, and other professionals. You can find information on
IDEA 2004, ABCs of learning disabilities, resources, just to name a
few. You can also participate on a bulletin board.
National Association for Down’s Syndrome
This organization provides counseling and support for
parents of newly diagnosed infants with Down syndrome as well as
advocacy, referral and information services. NADS sponsors conferences
and educational programs for parents and professionals, and conducts
in-services for medical personnel and educators.
Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard
Has a parent section that is committed to extending
emotional support and information to families. AG Bell offers many
parent resources and programs, including Parent Advocacy Training.
The Association for the Severely
TASH is an international
association of people with disabilities, their family member, and
professionals fighting for a society in which inclusion of all people in
all aspects of society is the norm.
The Transition Center
at the University of Florida and Project CONNECT
Provides information concerning rights, answers to
questions, access to publications containing information regarding
transition, and contacts with other families.
American Council for the Blind
Provides toll-free information and referral on all
aspects of blindness, public education and awareness training, annual
national convention, and scholarship assistance to blind/visually
impaired post-secondary students.
Families and Advocates Partnership
education issues confound many parents. FAPE strives to inform and
educate parents about the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
Also available in Spanish