Special Education Links and
Support Organizations

The following are links to special education sites and organizations that support the special needs of children and their families. If you are interested in proving a link to special education parents, please contact US at understandingspecialed@gmail.com. If appropriate, your site will be added.

Asperger Advice: A positive point of view offering solid information about Asperger Syndrome.

Autism Speaks: Dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention and treatment of autism.

Autism Society: Supporting families affected by autism and Asperger's syndrome.

Beating Dyslexia: An informative site for people who want to overcome dyslexia, not just cope with it.

Best Books for Kids: Reading strategies and book ideas for children of all ages.

Birth Injury:  A comprehensive resource on birth injury including cerebral palsy, infant brain damage and infant wrongful death.

Bonnie Schinagle Law:  New York special education lawyer Bonnie Spiro Schinagle, Esq. has first-hand experience in protecting your legal rights and giving you a true voice in your child’s educational future.   

BPKids: Learn more about the Child and Adolescent Bi-Polar Foundation.

Calm Clinic: A comprehensive resource site for families dealing with anxiety disorders, depression and panic attacks.

Celebrate Motherhood: Encouragement for moms of all ages providing information, support or a good laugh.

Cerebral Palsy:  Information for those suffering from cerebral palsy including support.

Child Behavior Guide: Information and strategies related to child behavior, pervasive developmental disorders and ADHD.

Child Care Business: Not just Child Care Jobs--This site is dedicated to helping new in home child care providers become successful. This is a stay at home business that works. Visit us for free advice on how to have a profitable business and provide high quality care. PARENTS--learn about child care, child safety, development and provider selection. A parenting must read.

Children Succeed: Innovative communication and social skills games for children with Autism and Asperger syndrome. Exclusive information for parents, teachers and other professionals is also provided.

Concordia University Special Education Program: Interested in becoming a special education teacher? Concordia University offers one of the most comprehensive programs in the nation. Learn more today.

Down Syndrome Society: Direct support to families with children who have down syndrome.

Down Syndrome and Sleep Disorders:  Information on sleep disorders often affecting individuals with Down Syndrome.

Dyslexia Reading Well: Information and resources on dyslexia for parents and teachers.

Easter Seals: Education, outreach and advocacy for those living with disabilities.

Feeding Underweight Children: Tips and techniques for parents on what and how to feed their child to promote weight gain and healthy nutrition.

Forest Trail Academy:  Private on line school that provides virtual K-12 education across the globe.

Geometry Formulas: Detailed insight into this subject including formulas, tutoring and assistance for students of any level.

HIE Hypoxic-Ischemic-Encephalopathy:  Information on this brain injury which occurs due to lack of oxygen.

Home Schooling Records: On line calendar and grade keeper for parents who homeschool their children.

Home Speech Home: Resource for home speech therapy ideas, materials and activities including information about speech disorders.

icommunicate: "icommunicate" is a site for teachers and parents dedicated to enhancing speech, language and communication for all individuals by providing information, services and resources for speech therapy/pathology and disorders related to communication.

Indy Child Therapist: Jessica Hood, LCSW, is a child and family therapist in the Indianapolis area addressing the needs of children and their families.

Learning Disabilities Reading Tutor: Resource site for parents of children with reading disorders and dyslexia.

LDA Learning:    LDA education is a leading provider of teaching resources for special needs and primary educational support.

March of Dimes: Non-profit organization for pregnancy information and baby health.

Math Problem Solving: Learn math in a fun, friendly way. Various techniques are available as well as a forum and tutoring information.

Social Skills Central: Tools and techniques on how to improve and teach your child social skills.

SPD Parent Zone: A non-profit web site for parents of children with sensory processing disorder(SPD).

Special Needs for Daily Living: Solutions to meet the special needs of the elderly, the disabled and the obese. We help make daily living easier for people with special needs.

Speech Language Development: Learn about speech development and how to obtain a speech evaluation for your child.

Study Skills for All Ages: Turn learning struggles into learning victories. Learn tips including note taking, studying, mind mapping and eliminating test anxiety.

Teaching Reading Fundamentals: Discover great resources that will help you teach your child to read.

The Special Needs Child: Tips and techniques for loving and parenting a child with special needs.

The Tutoring Expert: Expert tutoring advice and resources for students and parents from the author of Be A Great Tutor.

United Cerebral Palsy: Life without limits for people with disabilities.

Valley SNAFU: Information and advocacy services regarding parental rights and programs for children with special needs.

Virtual Speech Therapy: Virtual Speech Center specializes in providing speech/language assessment and therapy online (tele-practice) via web-based software. We offer free IPhone applications for our speech pathologists.

Wright's Law: Specific case information about special education law.


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