Resources

National, State and Local Agency Links
 

www.naeyc.org -- National Association for the Education of Young Children

education.ohio.gov --Ohio Department of Education, learning supports

www.edresourcesohio.org -- Ohio Office for Exceptional Children , information and resources

www.ocecd.org --The Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, a parent information network

www.ed.gov/parents/landing.jhtml-- publications for parents online or to order free

www.disabilityrightsohio.org --Ohio's protection and advocacy agency for children and adults with disabilities

www.ohioemploymentfirst.org -- Ohio's Rehabilitation Services Commission provides information and resources for employment and independence

www.ssa.gov -- Social Security disability information online

www.sstregion12.org and www.sst16.org--The 16 State Support Teams are responsible for the regional delivery of school improvement, literacy, special education compliance, and early learning and school readiness services to districts using the Tri-Tier Model, a differentiated technical assistance structure of support based upon need.

http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/patients/child/special-needs/directory/default/ --Cincinnati Children's Hospitals online special needs resource directory

www.pacer.org-- Parent advocacy coalition for educational rights

www.dodd.ohio.gov --Ohio's department of developmental disabilities

http://hockingdd.org/ -- Hocking County Board of Developmental Disabilities

http://www.muskingumdd.org/ -- Muskingum County Board of Developmental Disabilities

http://perrydd.org/ -- Perry County Board of Developmental Disabilities

Disability Links
 

www.ldonline.org--one of the best and most comprehensive sites available

www.chadd.org--children and adults with ADD

www.interdys.org--international dyslexia association site

www.wrightslaw.com -- special education law

www.cec.sped.org -- council for exceptional children, big database of information

www.ldresources.com -- information, resources on learning disabilities

www.allkindsofminds.org --nonprofit institute for the understanding of differences in learning

www.ldanatl.org --web page for the Learning Disabilities Association

www.irsc.org -- internet resources for special children

www.inclusion.com -- home page for the inclusion press

www.disabilityresources.org -- organization established to promote and improve awareness, availability and accessibility of information that can help people live, love, learn, work and play independently

www.jobhero.com/disability-career-guide - Career resources for Americans with Disabilities

www.ncwd-youth.info --National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for youth, navigating the road to work

http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/resources-for-students-with-disabilities/ -- College Resources for Students with Disabilities - Support, Advocacy and Assistive Technology to Facilitate the Transition to Higher Education

https://www.dol.gov/odep/topics/disability.htm -- Disability resources from the Department of Labor


Parent Links
 

www.positiveparenting.com/ -- resources and information to make parenting rewarding, effective and fun

www.kidsource.com/ --information about parenting a child with learning disabilities. Also information here that kids will enjoy.

www.awesomelibrary.org --resources for parents and teachers

www.familyeducation.com -- information, education and activities, online newsletter

www.greatschools.org -- formly Schwab learning center, identifying, managing learning disabilities, online resources and newsletter

www.starfall.com -- free learn to read web site with books and activities to download. Books are also available by contacting the Parent Mentor office

www.readinga-z.com --learn to read site with 30 free books to download, subscription available. Books are also available for parents to use by contacting the Parent Mentor office.

www.sitesforparents.com --listing of web sites of interest for parents

www.learningpage.com --free worksheets, curriculum, lesson plans that parents can use at home

www.reading-tutors.com --ideas and resources for supporting transition age youth with disabilities

www.cesa7.k12.wi.us/sped/ --autism, IEP information for teachers and parents

CerebralPalsyGuidance.com -- helpful information on topics like transition and AAC for children with Cerebral Palsy.

www.cerebralpalsyguide.com -- free educational information, financial options and emotional support for parents and children affected by cerebral palsy.

Teacher Links
 

These links include lesson plans and activities as well as other resources.

www.halcyon.com/marcs/sped.html --comprehensive listing of educational resources, lesson plans, etc.

www.sitesforteachers.com --list numerous resources, lesson plans, etc.

https://www.teachervision.com/special-needs  -- Teacher resources for students with special needs