YOUR PROFESSION

Special Education Resources for Teachers & Parents


Webinar Presentations

Educator Resources

  • http://www.pattan.k12.pa.us/
    Website for the PA Training & Technical Assistance Network
  • http://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/
    National Institutes of Health information on rare diseases including symptoms that students may present
  • www.interventioncentral.org
    Free tools and resources to help school staff promote positive classroom behaviors and foster effective learning for all children
  • www.nichcy.org
    Carries free informational material respected by educators and the disability community
  • www.nsttac.org
    Assists states to build capacity to support and improve transition planning, services, and outcomes for youth with disabilities.
  • http://idea.ed.gov
    Federal government's website that focuses on IDEA, federal legislation on special education and related material
  • www.ed.gov
    Official U.S. Department of Education website which has a section related to special education
  • http://ruralinstitute.umt.edu/
    The Montana University Affiliated Rural Institute on Disabilities received funding from the federal government to deal with the issues of supporting individuals with disabilities in rural settings
  • www.teaching.state.pa.us
    Information regarding NCLB's Highly Qualified Teacher requirements is available on this PA Department of Education website. Site features the following:
         - HQT Guidelines for Administrators
         - HOUSSE HQT Requirements and Rubric
         - PowerPoint Presentation for Teachers
    The site also offers access to the Teacher Certification System, On-Line Application Submission and HOUSSE HQT Designation Application.

Hands-On Tools

Instructional Strategies

Laws and Regulations

Post-Secondary Education

  • www.heath.gwu.edu
    The George Washington University Health Resource Center is the national clearinghouse on post-secondary education for individuals with disabilities.
  • www.netac.rit.edu
    Serving post-secondary institutions to improve educational access and enhance post-secondary education opportunities for students who are deaf or hard of hearing.
  • www.washington.edu/doit
    DO-IT serves to increase the participation of individuals with disabilities in challenging academic programs and careers.

Reading

  • www.kidsreads.com
    Shares information on books and links to author sites
  • www.readinga-z.com
    Subscription-based online reading resource with books, lesson plans, worksheets and flashcards.

Response to Intervention (RTI)

Transition

 

Resources for Parents of Children with Disabilities

Statewide and Regional Organizations:

 


 



Member Advocacy Center


Featured Video