Organizations & Services (Special Ed) « Education – Special
Organizations & Services
Related to Special Education
- Advocates for Children of New York
The only citywide agency offering free individual case assistance to families and children who are experiencing problems in obtaining appropriate educational services for their children. This includes special education problems, school disciplinary issues, and general access to school services.
- App Store Opens Special Education Section (Appolicious – 10/27/10)
Mobile phones have caused conflicts between students and educators. But other mobile devices, especially iPads, have been seen as having educational value, especially for special education programs. Audrey Watters reports in Read Write Web: “Some educators have found the iPad in particular to be well-suited for Special Education programs, as it can provide multiple paths for engagement and expression for struggling learners and special needs students.”
- Center for Special Education Finance
Their mission is to address fiscal policy questions related to the delivery and support of special education throughout the United States and disseminate up-to-date information to stakeholders at all levels.
- National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center (NSTTAC)
A national technical assistance and dissemination center funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs.
- Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) (Ed.gov)
Dedicated to improving results for infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities ages birth through 21 by providing leadership and financial support to assist states and local districts.
- Our Children Left Behind
An information resource for students, parents, and organizations concerned about Congressional activities reauthorizing the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act [IDEA]. OCLB marked its place in history as the first online parent blog specifically created to address disability issues and how they affect families.
- Project Maximize
Funded in 2005 by the Office of Special Education Projects (OSEP) in the U.S. Department of Education, is a 4-year longitudinal study examining methods for teaching reading to students with severe reading difficulties including students with intellectual disabilities (mental retardation) and autism.
- Student Mental Health and the Law (The JED Foundation)
A comprehensive resource developed in collaboration with leading experts in higher education law, administration and mental health. This guide provides clarification of FERPA, disability law and other legal issues colleges face and includes "good practice" guidelines for addressing campus mental health and working with students in distress.
- Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children (TACSEI)
A five-year grant made possible by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs. TACSEI takes the research that shows which practices improve the social-emotional outcomes for young children with, or at risk for, delays or disabilities and creates FREE products and resources to help decision-makers, caregivers, and service providers apply these best practices in the work they do every day. Most of these free products are available right here on our website for you to view, download and use.
- Using Technology to Raise the Achievement of ALL Students
A major leadership initiative of the Consortium for School Networking. The goal is increased achievement and success for all students through the unlimited and effective use of accessible technologies.
- University of Montana Rural Institute: Center for Excellence in Disability Education, Research and Service
Part of the national network of programs funded by the Federal Administration on Developmental Disabilities (ADD) committed to increasing and supporting the independence, productivity, and inclusion of persons with disab