For parents and Teachers entering the field of Special Education, here are some resource locations where you can learn more. Also, contact your local library and discover the books and references available.
IDEA Individuals with Disabilities in Education Improvement Act
National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities
Council for Exceptional Children
National Clearinghouse on Post Secondary Education for Children with Disabilities
President’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities
Learning Disabilities Association of America
National Attention Deficit Disorder Association
Autism Society of America
Spina Bifida Association of America
National Downs Syndrome Congress
National Center to Improve Practice in Special Education Through Technology
Tara Pelton, B.A. is a graduate student at Northridge University in the field of special education. She is also a tutor. She works in Los Angeles.