(old)State and National Links

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.
  • Wrightslaw
    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.