A collection of Special Education resources.
The Special Education program at the University of Kansas has enjoyed a world-renowned reputation for excellence for decades, and provides a number of programs and resources.
The National Center to Improve Practice (NCIP) is a network, led by EDC. This Center houses a large collection of varied media to address the needs of disabled students.
NCIP has added online workshops and library of links with an opportunity for chatting with authors online. The site has also organized resources for speech recognition (rather than keyboarding) on computers for students with disabilities.
ClassBridge offers software for generating IEPs with mastery skills in 26 subjects online. School psychologists will find links to all of the above topics at School Psychology Resources.
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Council for Exceptional Children has developed a best practices for students with disabilities. It includes info for administrators as well as teachers.
Special Education Resources, from the Curry School of Education, contains spaces for pertinent laws (from EDLAW), online journals, intervention techniques (especially involving technology).
This site would be particularly useful for regular classroom teachers whose expertise lay in domains other than special education.
Before selecting or designing online projects to accommodate your mainstreamed special education students, consult the experts.
The NCIP site is an excellent diving board.
Other Areas To Check Out...
• Brains & Neurons
• Teaching Physical Science Through Children's Literature
• Family and Community Resources for Special Education Students
• Directory of Science and Technology Centers Around the World
• U.S. Government On-line