WEB LINKS & RESOURCES
California Parent Training and Information Centers
Parent Training and Information Centers Outside California
California Community Parent Resource Centers
State and Federal Government Resources
Resources for Specific Disabilities
Legal, Education and Parenting Resources
- Disability Rights California
California's protection and advocacy system
- Ericae.net: A Teacher's Resource
Teaching students with disabilities (from the Ericae.net Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation)
- Exceptional Parent Magazine
Resources for parents of children with disabilities and special health care needs
Questions and answers about the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
- Family Voices
Speaking on behalf of children and youth with special health care needs
- Family Web 2.0
A network where parents can come together to support one another by sharing
information, experiences and knowledge
School Success for Students with Disabilities
Scholarschips, support resources, and expert insight for achieving an advanced
degree (from GoGrad.com)
- Inclusion Research Institute
Publishes a weekly report of events important to individuals with disabilities
- ISER: Internet Special Education Resources
Special education, special needs assessment, therapy, schools, software,
resources for children and teens with learning differences
- Malpractice Center
Provides nformation on different types of pediatric malpractice, birth injuries,
and state-by-state malpractice laws and limitations in hopes of reducing these
types of injuries.
Website on smarter financial decisions includes a
Guide for Scholarschips and Grants for Students with Disabilities and
Resources and Funding Strategies for Independent Living
- National Council on Disabilities
Independent federal agency advising the government on disability issues
- National Disability Rights Network
Provides legally-based advocacy services to people with disabilities
- National Health Law Center
A national public interest law firm seeking to improve health care
- National Parent Helpline
Emotional support for parents from trained advocates
National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
- OSEP Spanish Glossary Project
Common educational terms translated into Spanish
- PACER Center
Parent Advocacy Coalition for Education Rights
- Refinance and Mortgage Guide for People with Disabilities
Resources and information about the processes associated with real estate purchase.
- The Simple
Dollar's Social Security Disability Benefits Guide
Understand how Social
Security disability works and how to calculate benefits.
- Special Child
For parents of children with disabilities
- Special Education Guide
Resources for parents and instructors, including guides to
Response to Intervention,
Master's degree in Special Education and more!
Special Education Resources on the Internet
- Special Needs in My City
Helping families find special needs resources and events in their community
- Total Education Solutions
Provides innovative, quality
educational services to individuals with exceptional needs
- We Connect Now
Dedicated to uniting people interested in rights and issues affecting people with disabilities, with particular emphasis on college students and access to higher education and employment issues
Abilities Expoo: Events for people with disabilities.
Alliance for Technology Access
A network of community-based resource centers, developers and vendors dedicated to providing information and support services to children and adults with disabilities and increasing their use of standard, assistive and information technologies.
- Assistive Technology Institute
A conference on Assistive Technology provided the Orange County Dept. of Education, in conjunction with TASK and the Assistive Technology Exchange Center.
- AT Network
Dedicated to expanding the accessibility of tools, resources and technology that will help increase independence, improve personal productivity and enhance the quality of life for all Californians.
- AT Network Guide to Easier Living with Technology
A guide to using assistive technology in day to day life for greater independence, this online guide from the AT Network features lots of great examples!
- AT Kratter and Company
Technology for people with visual and reading disabilities.
Practical products and creative solutions for teaching children with disabilities.
- Attainment Family
Products for families supporting children and adults with special needs.
Assistive technology news portal.
- Family Center on Technology and Disability
Offers a range of information and services on the subject of assistive technology.
- If I Need Help
QR codes and profiles
for loved ones who may wander; when lost or needing help, their code can be
scanned or manually entered on the website to access contact information.
- K5 Stars
An online learning center that helps every child become a star learner.
- Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic
Materials for all people who cannot effectively read standard print because of a visual, perceptual or other physical disability.
- Teaching Learners with Special Needs
Resources and ideas for teachers of learners with severe, profund, intensive, significant, complex, or multiple special needs.