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Special Education Web Resources for Parents

  • Northshore Families Helping Families  - FHF's mission is to provide the individualized services, information, resources and support to positively enhance the independence, productivity and inclusion of individuals with disabilities.
    Louisiana Parent Training and Information Center  -  Louisiana Parent Training and Information Center provides information, referral, and assistance to parents of children with disabilities, students with disabilities, educators, and other professionals.

    The National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY) -    The National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY) has provided information and resources to the nation on disabilities in children and youth for many decades. On September 30, 2013, however, their funding from the Office of Special Education Programs at the U.S. Department of Education ended. This rich website and all its free resources will remain available until September 30, 2014. We encourage you to explore the website and collect any resources that may assist you in serving children and youth with disabilities.

    PACER  -  PACER Center provides technical assistance and training to the federally-funded parent training and information centers in each state.

    Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders (CHADD)  -  

    The Assistive Technology Funding and Systems Change Project  -  Provides up-to-date information on the latest laws, regulation, and policy develpments related to funding assistive technology.

    UPSIDE Down Syndrome  -  Maintained for an informal society of individuals, parents, and friends involved with the world of down Syndrome. Contains pictures and short narrative profiles of Down Syndrome children.


     Advocacy Organizations


    Adapt  -  There's no place like home, and we mean real homes, not nursing homes. We are fighting so people with disabilities can live in the community with real supports instead of being locked away in nursing homes and other institutions.

    The Arc of the United States  -  The Arc (formerly Association for Retarded Citizens of the United States).