Resources (Websites)

Americans with Disabilities Act (Section 504)

Difference between section (504) and (508) of the Americans With Disabilities Act explained ~ Office of Civil Rights

Wright’s Law provides a robust list of resources on this topic

Assistive Technology

Assistive technology for kids with learning and attention issues:  What you need to know | Understood

Assistive Technology for Kids with Learning Disabilities:  An Overview ~ Kristen Stanberry and Marshall H. Raskind

Best Voice Recognition Software of 2019 | Business.com

Dictation (Speech-to-Text) Technology:  What It Is and How It Works | Jamie Martin

Text-to-Speech:  The first assistive technology for special learners | Jamie Martin

Back-to-School Guide:  Must-Have Apps for Dyslexic Students | Jamie Martin

Attention Disorders

 Learning and Attention Issues | Understood

Audio Book Apps

Bookshare

Homeschooling with Dyslexia Audio book review

Learning Ally

Learning Specialist Materials Blogspot side-by side comparison of audiobook apps

Back to School Tips

Connecting with Your Child’s School Counselor for a Successful School Year | American School Councelor Association


Barth Syndrome SPECIFIC Resources 

Booklets

A little book for children

Educational Guides for Schools

Growing up with Barth Syndrome

Videos/Webinars

Meeting the Needs of Special Learners | Barth Syndrome Foundation | Julie Floyd

Barth Syndrome in Simple Terms | A video to explain Barth syndrome to younger children


Blogs

LD Resources

WrightsLaw Blog

Rasmussen College Education Blog

Your Therapy Source

Books

Complete IEP Guide | NOLO

The Core Strengthening Handbook

ESP Publishers

Find Resources in Libraries and Bookstores Near You | WorldCat

From Emotions to Advocacy | Harbor House Law Press

LD Online Book Recommendations by Subject

Bullying

Kids Against Bullying

Teens Against Bullying

Classroom Accommodations

Seating and positioning for children with sensory issues or other special needs ~ eSpecialNeeds

Teaching Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder:  Instructional Strategies and Practices

Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE)

What Is and Isn’t Covered under FAPE | Andrew M.I. Lee, JD

Inclusion

Inclusive Schools Network

Special Education in the Least Restrictive Environment| Inclusion?

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

Center for Parent Information and Resources

National Center for Learning Disabilities

PACER Center is a Minnesota based nonprofit that provides advocacy resources to assist families and special needs children throughout the US

United States Department of Education Individuals with Disabilities Education Act 

Individual Education Plan

United States Department of Education IEP

What is the difference between an IEP and a 504 Plan? | University of Washington

Keyboarding Techniques

Diana King Method for Touch Typing

Keyboarding Skills 2nd edition “alphabet method” to teach keyboarding skills to students of varying ages.

Type it by Joan Duffy

Write makes Right:  Type is Hype | Diana Hanbury King

Policy and Advocacy

Americans with Disabilities Act with Updated Revisions (select Law/Regulations on option on ADA website)

British Dyslexia Association

Council for Exceptional Children

From Emotions to Advocacy Website

International Dyslexia Association

Laws and Guidance ~ US Department of Education

National School Boards Association

United Kingdom Kent County Council Learning Disability Resources

Professional Resources

American Occupational Therapy Association

American Physical Therapy Association

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Back-to-School Tips for Special Education Teachers | Kandace Wernsing and Reading Rockets

Center for Autism Research “CAR Autism Roadmap”

Canadian Accredited Independent Schools (CA+IS)

Institute of Education Sciences

Digest of Educational Statistics | National Center for Education Statistics

National Association of Independent Schools

Teach Junkie

Types of Schools

CHARTER SCHOOLS

Public vs. Private vs. Charter Schools | GreatSchools.org

HOMESCHOOLING

Best Homeschooling Websites and Resources | K12 Learning Liftoff

Homeschool.com

MAGNET SCHOOLS

Magnet Schools of America

PRIVATE SCHOOLS

Council for American Private Education (CAPE)

PRIVATE SPECIAL EDUCATION SCHOOLS 

Fifty Best Private Special Needs Schools In the US

REGGIO EMILIA SCHOOLS

Five Facts about Reggio Emilia

North American Reggio Emilia Alliance

TRADITIONAL PUBLIC SCHOOLS 

EDFacts Consolidated State Performance Report of Public Schools | US Department of Education

Public School Review

VIRTUAL SCHOOLS 

Facts about Public Virtual Schools

Florida Virtual School

VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION

 Vocational Rehabilitation PACER Transition Resources

WALDORF SCHOOLS 

Association of Waldorf Schools of North America


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