The changes in Special Education has created a need for teachers and parents to find resources to help kids be successful. Although I have separated the websites into Teacher Resources and Parent Resources, many resources can be valuable to both groups.
Websites for Teachers
- What Works Clearinghouse (http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/)
Research on all areas of education to help teachers make evidence-based decisions.
- The Teacher’s Guide (http://www.theteachersguide.com)
Resources include lesson plans and printouts. Be sure to check out the Virtual Fieldtrips under the Interactive tab. .
- LD OnLine (http://www.ldonline.orgh) Many resources available in all areas to help students with special needs.
- E-Ready Special Education Information (http://www.pta.org/advocacy/content.cfm?ItemNumber=3713) Information on specific disabilities. Also, check out the glossary of terms.
- Learning Disabilities Association of America (https://ldaamerica.org/educators/) General information, practical solutions and a comprehensive network of resources.
- NICHCY (http://nichcy.org/schools-administrators) Easy-to-read information on IDEA. Research-based information on effective practices, programs and services are included.
- Do2Learn (http://www.do2learn.com/) This website includes many student activities along with a great teacher toolbox of resources.
- SERGE (Special Education Resources for General Education) – Excellent site for general classroom educators to support students with disabilities in their classrooms.
- Child Development Center (https://childdevelopmentinfo.com/) Researched, practical classroom accommodations are included. which will help in preparing RTI and IEP plans.
Websites for Parents
- Child Development Institute (http://childdevelopmentinfo.com/) Good collection of articles to help parents understand their unique child/children.
- E-Ready Special Education Information for Parents (http://www.pta.org/advocacy/content.cfm?ItemNumber=3713)
Information on specific disabilities, Also check out the glossary of terms, and links to helpful resources.
- LD OnLine (http://www.ldonline.orgh) Leading website on Learning Disabilities and ADHD.
- ICHCY (http://nichcy.org/schools-administrators)
Easy-to-read information on IDEA along with resources on effective practices, programs and services.