Useful LInks

Resources for Specific Problems.

Disability Resources | Cerebral Palsy | Mental Retardation and Downs Syndrome| Learning Disabilities | Autism | Community Based Rehabilitation | Inclusion | Special Education Resources | AAC and Assitive Technology | Law


Disability Resources:

http://teach.virginia.edu/go/cise/ose/categories/mr.html
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http://www.thearc.org/ : The Arc (United States) is a national organization of and for people with mental retardation and related disabilities and their families. This national organization on mental retardation provides: searchable database, discussion board, FAQ, what's new, and related links.
http://www.ds-health.com/ds_sites.htm : Down Syndrome Health Sites
http://www.ndss.org/Links/links.html : National Downs Syndrome Society
http://www.nas.com/downsyn/welcome.html :Welcoming Babies with Down Syndrome

 

Learning Disabilities:

http://www.ldonline.com/
: Learning Disabilities Online - An excellent interactive resource!
http://www.chadd.org/: Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.
http://www.interdys.org/: The International Dyslexia Association website.
http://www.ldresources.com/: LD Resources.

 

Autism

http://www.autism.com/
: Extensive links!!
http://www.autism-society.org/: Autism Society
http://teach.virginia.edu/go/cise/ose/categories/aut.html
http://www.autism.org : Center for the Study of Autism
http://babydoc.home.pipeline.com/naar/naar.htm : National Alliance of Autism Research
http://www.karengaffneyfoundation.com/mainpage.htm : Karen Gaffney Foundation
http://ericir.syr.edu/Virtual/InfoGuides/alpha_list/
autism_98.html#2D

 

Community Based Rehabilitation:

http://www.unescap.org/decade/cbr.htm
: Asian and Pacific Decade of Disabled Persons, 1992-2002, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.


Inclusion:

http://www.healthlibrary.com/reading/disability/inter.htm

http://ifla.inist.fr/IV/ifla65/papers/044-132e.htm : International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions-Paper on Inclusion:
http://www.inclusiondaily.com/ : A "once-a-day" email news service that keeps you up to date on this exciting movement toward full community inclusion, self-determination, and human rights!
http://www.uni.edu/coe/inclusion/index.html : An excellent resource! The Department of Special Education, University of Northern Iowa. Offers a comprehensive look at inclusion - philosophy, teaching strategies, administrator's role, financial considerations, legal requirements, resources and related links.
http://www.quasar.ualberta.ca/ddc/incl/inlistmenu.html : Inclusion-List is an electronic mail network that provides educators, researchers, parents and individuals interested in Inclusive Education information about teaching strategies, teaching materials, books, conferences, support groups, and other materials related to inclusive education. on the topic of Inclusive Education.
http://www.inclusion.com/ :Inclusion Press is a small independent press striving to produce readable, accessible, user-friendly books and resources about full inclusion in school, work, and community. Our books are excellent resources for courses and conferences.
http://www.normemma.com/armaslow.htm : The Special Education Paradigm: skills as a prerequisite to inclusion (The Need to Belong: Rediscovering Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs by Norman Kunc, Axis Consultation and Training Ltd. Originally published in: Villa, R., Thousand, J., Stainback, W. & Stainback, S. Restructuring for Caring & Effective Education. Baltimore: Paul Brookes, 1992. Copyright 1992 Paul H. Brookes Publishers. )
Special Education Resources:

http://vweb.sau.edu/bestinfo/Majors/Educate/SpecEd/

sedindex.htm Annotated links to developmental disabilities, language, speech, & hearing disabilities, organizations & institutes, psychological and behavioral disorders, and resources for special educators and parents.

 

AAC and Assitive Technology:


http://www.isaaconline.org
: The International Society for Alternative and Augmentative Communication.
http://www.texthelp.com/ : TextHelp software and downloads for persons with learning disabilities.
http://www.intellitools.com/ : IntelliTools has been a leading provider of hardware and software giving students with special needs comprehensive access to learning. Excellent disability links!!
http://www.mathtalk.com : Math software (speech enabled) for people with learning disabilities.
http://www.aea13.k12.ia.us/rachow/ :

http://www.closingthegap.com/ : Closing The Gap - computer technology in special education.
http://www.w3.org/ : W3C Web Accessibility Initiative.
http://www.cast.org/bobby : WAI CAST: Bobby
http://www.edc.org/spk2wrt : Realizing the Potential of Speech Recognition Software.
http://www.zygo-usa.com/ : Zygo systems.
http://www.dragontalk.com/index.htm: Dragon Naturally Speaking Family of Products.
http://www.donjohnston.org : Don Johnston Incorporated. Reading and writing solutions.
http://www.mayer-johnson.com : Mayer-Johnson, Inc. Training aids, communication devices.
http://www.prentromint.com/int/index.html : Prentke Romich International.
http://www.dynavoxsys.com : Dynavox systems.
http://www.rehabcouncil.org/ : Official website of the Rehabilitation Council of India.
http://www.disabilityindia.org/ : A great site with a centralized index (search database) of disability organizations in India. Has a Message Board and a Discussion Thread, a forum where parents and organisations can share their information and experiences.
http://socialjustice.nic.in/ddmain.htm: The Official website of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India. Provides the main features of the PWD Act, 1995.

 

Law:

http://www.rehabcouncil.org/
: Official website of the Rehabilitation Council of India.
http://www.disabilityindia.org/ : A great site with a centralized index (search database) of disability organizations in India. Has a Message Board and a Discussion Thread, a forum where parents and organisations can share their information and experiences.
http://socialjustice.nic.in/ddmain.htm : The Official website of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India. Provides the main features of the PWD Act, 1995.