Useful Web-sites

Please Note: The web sites listed in this section have in no way been approved for accuracy or endorsed by the Martin’s Mill ISD School Board, Administration, Staff or its patrons. All sites listed were identified by individual special education staff members or family members with children receiving special education services with the intent of helping others locate key resources in the area of special education. If you find any materials contained in any of the sites objectionable, please immediately notify Casey Swain at 903-479-3872

General Sites

1.www.childrenwithdisabilities.ncjrs.org – This is a Federal government site dedicated to providing information for families with children who have disabilities.

2.www.ideapractices.org –This is a site that provides information about the IDEA regulations.

3.www.nutri.com –This web site is for parents of children in the autistic/PDD/ADHD/ADD spectrum. This is a retailer of food supplements and a source of research information on various nutrients.

4.www.nichcy.org – This is the National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities.

5.www.inclusivesupport.org Building Inclusive Schools Initiative

6.www.stw.ed.gov School to Work

7.www.nea.org -National Education Association

8.www.dssc.org -National Transition Alliance for Youth with Disabilities

9.www.unl.edu/buros -Special Education Assessment

10.www.ed.gov/index.html -US Department of Education

11.www.wrightslaw.com The Special Ed Advocate - Special Education Law great place to understand law and procedures one should follow

12.www.advocacyinc.org –Advocacy Inc.

13.www.conductdisorders.com ADHD, ADD, ODD, CD, Conduct, Disorders, Oppositional Defiance Disorder, Depression, OCD, Bi-Polar Big title for a place with lots of information

14.www.nectas.unc.edu -National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System which includes information and resources about federal programs for infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families.

15.www.ed.gov/offices/OSERS/IDEA/index.html -The 1997 IDEA Amendments

16.www.tea.state.tx.us/special.ed/ -Texas Education Agency

17.www.mhmr.state.tx.us/ - Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation

18.www.ascd.org -Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

19.www.cec.sped.org -Council for exceptional Children

20.www.ldonline.org -LD online

21.www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/mentalhealth – Mental Health: A Report by the Surgeon General

22.www.efa.org –Epilepsy Foundation

23.www.disabilitysolutions.org – Resource for those interested in Downs Syndrome and other disabilities

24.www.advocacyinc.org ADVOCACY, INC

25.www.aacap.org AMERICAN ACADEMY OF CHILD & ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY HOME PAGE

26.www.chadd.org CHILDREN & ADULTS WITH ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER (C.H.A.D.D.)

27.www.idresources.com LD ORGANIZATIONS

28.www.ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages.LDAT/ LEARNING DISABILITIES ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS

29.www.proactiveparent.com PROACTIVE PARENT

30.www.hood.edu/seri/serihome.htm SPECIAL EDUCATION RESOURCES ON THE INTERNET (SERI)

31.www.tenet.edu TENET (TEXAS EDUCATION NETWORK)

32.www.ed.gov/offices/OSERS U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION OFFICE OF SPECIAL EDUCATION & REHABILITATION

Bipolar Disorder(Manic Depression)

    1.www.bpkids.com Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundation brand new organization great site

    2. www.bipolarnetwork.org -Stanley Foundation Home Page most up to date research and news on treatment of bipolar disorder

    3. www.bpso.org – Resources and information about Bipolar Disorder(Manic Depression)

ADD/ADHD

  1. www.add.org -Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

  2. www.chadd.org – Information on medical, scientific, educational, and advocacy

  3. www.addhelp.com –Solutions for parents and teachers.

  4. www.adders.org – A comprehensive site on attention deficit disorder

Dyslexia

  1. www.interdys.org -International Dyslexia Association

Autism

  1. www.feat.org – Families for Early Autism Treatment

  2. www.behavior.org – Behavioral programming for children with Autism

  3. www.autism-society.org – Autism Society of America