- The State of New Jersey Department of Special Education
- Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) Provides services to qualified individuals with disabilities, such as Medicaid, family support and respite (care-taking) resources and trainings
- New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities
- Parental Rights in Special Education P.R.I.S.E.
- Education Law Center In particular the publication on “The Right to Special Education in New Jersey: a Guide for Advocates”, second edition 2008 English In Spanish
- The ARC of Essex County arcessex.org
Provides community based programs and services to individuals with developmental disabilities from birth to senior years
- The New Jersey Coalition for Inclusive Education
- The Statewide Parents Advocacy Network
- Aspen – Aspergers Syndrome Education Network
- Autism New Jersey [NJ COSAC]
The following are national resources.
- Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
Organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, including disabilities; 17 divisions for specialized information; special education publications, conferences and conventions.
- National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY)
National organization with disability information for all ages; resource information, publications ;resources to help locate organizations and agencies that address disability-related issues; IDEA and No Child Left Behind information, as related to children with disabilities; research-based information on effective educational practices
- National Center for Learning Disabilities
NCLD provides essential information to parents, professionals and individuals with learning disabilities, promotes research and programs to foster effective learning, and advocates for policies to protect and strengthen educational rights and opportunities.
Leading Web site about special education law and advocacy
federal laws, No Child Left Behind, IDEA 2004
articles and free resources; trainings and seminars
Section 504 and IEP information
CHADD (Children and adults with ADHD) posted this regarding the OCR and new guidelines for 504s for ADHD, but there are good general 504 guidelines in there as well.