SPECIAL EDUCATION RESOURCES

 

 

informative websites:
 
  • TSA Helpline for Travelers with Disabilities:

 

·        Kids Together, Inc.
       http://www.kidstogether.org/
  • NICHCY (National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities www.nichcy.org

·         Council for Exceptional Children

         www.cec.sped.org/home.htm

·         ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities & Gifted Education

         www.cec.sped.org/er-menu.htm

·         Gifted Resources Home Page

    www.eskimo.com/~user/kids.html

·         Learning Disabilities Association of America

         www.Idanatl.org

·         Montgomery County Intermediate Unit

         http://www.mciu.org/

·         Children and Adults with ADD

        www.chadd.org

·         Attention Deficit Disorder Association

        www.add.org

·         Autism Society of America

         www.autism-society.org
 
  • Cerebral Palsy Group

                   https://cerebralpalsygroup.com 

  • Cerebral Palsy Guide

                       http://www.cerebralpalsyguide.com/



 

Special Needs Resources for Parents

·         CHADD (Children with Attention Deficit Disorder)

·         Provides resource material, newsletters, guest speakers and support to parents who have children with Attention Deficit Disorders.

·         National Organization (800)233-4050

·         Regional Chapter: CHADD of Upper Bux-Mont (215) 654-9499 (Jenkintown School District Parent Representative, Barbara Curtis)

·         PIN (Parents Involved Network)

·         A statewide support, advocacy, information and referral resource, and technical assistance center for families of children and adolescents with emotional or behavioral disorders.

·         1211 Chestnut Street, 11th floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107

·         (215)751-1800 (800)688-4226

·         Learning Disabilities Association of Pennsylvania

·         Provides informational/referral and referral for advocacy for children or adults with learning disabilities. Publishes a newsletter. (subscription fee)

·         Toomey Building, Suite 7, Uwchland, PA 19480

·         (215)458-8193

·         NICHCY (National Information Center for Children and Youth with Handicaps)

·         Provides free information to assist parents, educators, care givers, advocates and others in helping children and youth with disabilites become participating members of the community. Publishes a newsletter and other publications, which include information about education. Write for a list of publications.

·         P.O. Box 1492, Washington, pde/bse. 20013

·         (800)-695-0285

·         Special Education ConsultLine

·         The toll-free help line to assist parents of children with disabilities with questions concerning their children's special education program.
·         (800)879-2301

·         Educational Law Center

·         Philadelphia, PA

·         (215)238-6970

·         CONNECT Information Service

·         Is a hotline for information and literature about resources and services available in Pennsylvania for exceptional children and their families.

·         (800)692-7288 TTY:(800)-654-5984

·         SEMS (Pennsylvania Special Education Mediation Service)

·         SEMS helps parents, school districts or agencies resolve educational concerns for students with disabilites. A mediator trained in special education and mediation techniques assists the parties in resolving their concerns. This mediation service is free to all parties.

·         (800)922-4334 TTY:(800)654-5984

·         REO (Right to Education Office)

·         The REO coordinates and manages Pennsylvania's Special Education due process system. The REO also provides help concerning procedural safeguards. The REO guides parents, advocates, school districts and intermediate units through Pennsylvania special education due process system.

·         (800)222-3353 TTY:(880)692-7288
 

Support, Advoccay and Training Organizations

·         Alliance for the Mentally Ill of PA

·         Training, Advocacy, Newsletter, Support groups

·         Child and Adolescent Network

·         2149 N. 2nd Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110

·         (800)223-0500

·         Association for Retarded Citizens - PA

·         Training, Advocacy, Newsletter

·         Building 2, Suite 221, 2001 N. Front Street, Harriburg, PA 17102

·         (800)692-7528

·         (ASAP) Autism Support and Advocacy in PA

·         Training, Advocacy, Newsletter

·         243 Lenoir Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087

·         (215)688-8894

·         CONNECT

·         Information about education programs

·         (800)359-0800

·         Epilepsy Foundation

·         Suite 505, GSB Building, City line and Belmont Avenues, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

·         (215)667-7478

·         (PAGE) PA Association for Gifted Education

·         Conferences, Newsletter

·         PO Box 890, McMurray, PA 15317

·         (412)941-6945

·         (PEN) Parent Education Network

·         Training, Advocacy, Newsletter

·         333 E. 7th Avenue, York, PA 17404

·         (800)522-5827

·         Parent to Parent of PA

·         Parent Networking and Support

·         150 Progress Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17109

·         (800)986-4550

 

·         Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health

·         1021 Prince Street, Alexandira, VA 22314-2971

·         (703)684-7710

·         American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

·         3615 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20016

·         (202)966-7300

·         (MARC) Montgomery County Association for Retarded Citizens

·         Continental Plaza, 1010 W. 9th Avenue, King of Prussia, PA 19406

·         (610)265-4700
 
Autism on the Web:
www. aspennj.org
 

 

Here are some web sites with resources for gifted children that you might want to explore...

 

·         Gifted Resources Home Page

·         www.eskimo.com/~user/kids.html

·         Berkley Academic Talent Development (ADTP) at UC Berkley

·         http://www-atdp.berkeley.edu/

·         Education Program for Gifted Youth (EPGY) at Stanford University

·         www-epgy.stanford.edu/

·         The ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education (ERIC EC)

·         www.cec.sped.org/ericec.htm

Last Modified on September 19, 2016
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