Online References and Resources

Online references and resources icon

A

American Academy of Pediatrics

Americans with Disabilities Act--ADA Homepage

ADA Obligations of Public Schools

Acroynym Decoder

ADA—Americans with Disabilities Act—ADA National Network

ADA and Public Schools

Advocacy Organizations:

Action Alliance for Children

Advocates for Children of New York

Agenda for Children Tomorrow

Alliance National Parent Technical Assistance Center

American Youth Policy Forum

Birch Family Services

Casey Family Programs

Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens

Center for Children's Initiatives

Child Welfare League of America

Child Welfare Organizing Project

Children’s Defense Fund

Citizens’ Committee for Children of New York

Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies

Graham Windham

Legal Services NYC

Legal Aid Society

National Association of Counsel for Children

National Center for Youth Law

Project Reach Youth

Sinergia NY

The Advocacy Center

United Neighborhood Houses

United We Stand of New York

VOICES for Americas Children

Youth Success NYC

Assistive Technology: National Assistive Technology Technical Assistance Partnership

Attention Deficit Disorder Association

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD)--CHADD

Autism—Autism Speaks

Autism—First Signs

B                            

Behavior—Behavioral Challenges—Challenging Behavior Practices (PDF)

Behavior—The 6 steps of positive behavior support

Bullying—How to stop bullying, from National Mental Health Association

Bullying—Resources and strategies from Medline

Bullying—Cyberbullying and how to stop it

C

Camps—RCSN Special Camp Guide (Searchable PDF)

Cerebral Palsy—United Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy—National Institute on Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Child Development--CDC

College Options for People with Disabilities—Think College

College and Career Readiness (PDF)

College & Career Readiness & Success Center – U.S. Interactive Map 

College & Career Readiness & Success Center – Predictors Postsecondary Success

College & Career Readiness & Success Center- Understanding Accelerated Learning Across Secondary and Postsecondary Education. (PDF)

College Readiness Accesability and Accommodations (PDF) from The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)

 

 

D

Deafness and Hearing Loss—American Hearing Research Foundation

Deafness and Hearing Loss—National Association of the Deaf

Developmental Delay—How Kids Develop

Diploma and Graduation Requirements--NYSED

Dispute Resolution—National Center on Dispute Resolution in Special Education/CADRE

Down Syndrome—National Down Syndrome Society

Down Syndrome—National Down Syndrome Congress

E

Early Intervention—Connect: The Center to Mobilize Early Childhood Knowledge

Early Intervention—Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children

Early Intervention--Early Childhood Technical Assistance (ETCA)

Education—National Association for the Education of Young Children

Education—New York City Department of Education

Education--New York City Department of Education--Special Education

Education—New York State Department of Education

Education—New York State Department of Education--Special Education

Education—US Department of Education

Education--US Department of Education/Special Education 

Employment—Reasonable Accommodations in the Workplace, Job Accommodation Network

Employment—Regional ADA Centers

Epilepsy—Epilepsy Foundation of America

Epilepsy--National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) 

F

FairTest—National Center for Fair and Open Testing

FAPE—What is FAPE and What Can it Mean to My Child – National Center for Learning Disabilities

Foster and Adoptive Parents Trauma Recovery (PDF) from American Academy of Pediatrics 

Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE)—Section 504 US Department of Education

G

H

Head Start

High School—NYC Public High Schools

High School—Online HS Directory

I

IDEA-Funding

IDEA—Individual with Disabilities in Education Act

IDEA—IDEA and Babies and Toddlers

IDEA—IDEA and School-Aged Children

IDEA Special Education Guide Due Process (PDF) (CADRE)

IDEA Special Education Guide Mediation (PDF) (CADRE) 

IDEA Special Education Guide Resolution (PDF) (CADRE)

IDEA Special Education Guide Written State Complaints (PDF) (CADRE)

IDEA--Spanish Glossary of IDEA Terms (OSEP)

Immigration: NY Immigration Coalition

Individualized Education Program (IEP)—Your IEP Questions Answered

Independent Living—National Council on Independent Living

Independent Living Centers--Listing by Borough

Interpersonal/"Soft" Skills, Career--ODEP (Office of Disability Employment Policy)

J

Job Accomodations: See Employment, above

K

Kindergarten Admissions Guide—Advocates for Children (PDF)

Kindergarten: Transition to Kindergarten for Students with Disabilities—Advocates for Children (PDF)

L


Leadership Empowerment From Autistic Self Advocacy Network (PDF)

Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)—OSEP Community of Practice

M

Mediation—National Center on Dispute Resolution in Special Education

Mental Illness—National Alliance for the Mentally Ill

N

National Council on Teachers Quality-Classroom Management 

New York State Office of People with Developmental Disabilities Front Door Practices & Procedures (PDF) 

No Child Left Behind, and Children with Disabilities—National Center on Educational Outcomes

NYC Department of Education’s Standard Operating and Procedural Manual (SOPM) (PDF)

NY State Department of Education Procedural Safeguard Notice for NY Parents (PDF)

O

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services

Office of Disability Employment Policy

Online Education--General (From Acredited Online Education, Aggregate)

Online Education-Disability Education (From Acredited Online Education, Aggregate)

Online Eduation-Degree Programs (From Acredited Online Education, Aggregate)

Online Learning for College Students with Disabilities 

P

Parent Training and Information Center Network

Parent Involvement Matters

Parent to Parent NYS

Private Special Education Schools—NY State Ed Department Approved List

Q

R

Response to Intervention—National Center on RTI (PDF)

Response to Intervention—A Blueprint from Fuchs & Fuchs (PDF)

S

School Expansion Time

SEA Strategic Communications: A Stakeholder Approach to Prioritize Communications Efforts: (PDF)  

Section 504—Ed.Gov

Sexuality, Relationships, Disabilities, and Dating

Sexuality and Disability for Parents—Parents Teaching

Spanish Glossary of IDEA Terms--OSEP

Special Education—A Parent’s Guide (PDF)

Speech Therapy--Locate a Speech-Language Pathologist

Spina Bifida—Spina Bifida Association of America

Summer Camps—RCSN Special Camp Guide

T


Transition Brief for youth with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities from Autistic Self Advocacy Network

Transition—National Dissemination Center for Children With Disabilities

Transition Resource and Planning Center

Transition—Institute for Innovative Transition

Transition Assessment (PDF)

Transportation—NYC Office of Pupil Transportation

U

Universal Design—Teaching Every Student in the Digital Age

Universal Design—A Parent Guide

V

W

Westchester Institute for Human Development

X

Y

Z

Zero to Three--National Center for Infants, Toddlers, & Families