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Helpful Links


Assistive Technologies

http://www.educationworld.com/special_ed/assistive/
Education World – Assistive Technology Resources for Students with Special Needs

http://www.eschoolnews.com/2012/05/11/six-great-special-education-resources-for-parents-and-teachers/
Six Great Special Education Resources for Parents and Teachers

http://www.ncld.org/ld-insights/blogs/apps-assistive-technology-industry-conference
Apps, Tech Tools, and More at the Assistive Technology Industry Association Conference 2013


Advocacy

http://www.specialneedsalliance.org/home
The Special Needs Alliance - Special Needs. Special Attorneys - Helping Individuals with Disabilities, Their Families, and the Professionals who Represent Them

http://www.friendshipcircle.org/blog/2013/05/08/5-reasons-why-parents-of-special-needs-children-must-have-a-will/?utm_source=buffer&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Buffer&utm_content=buffer6851d


Child Abuse Prevention

http://preventchildabuse.org/index.php



Education and Special Needs

www.cacld.org
CT Association for Children with Learning Disabilities

www.cec.sped.org
Council for Exceptional Children home page. The Council for Exceptional Children (CED) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted.

http://www.interdys.org/
The International Dyslexia Association – promoting literacy through research, education, and advocacy

www.chadd.org
Children & Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

http://www.wrightslaw.com/
Special Education Advocate Newsletter and Resources

http://www.autismspeaks.org/
Promoting awareness of autism spectrum disorder in schools

www.irsc.org/disability.htm
IRSC: Disability Links

http://www.friendshipcircle.org/blog/2012/04/02/the-top-10-ways-to-support-autism-awareness-without-writing-a-check/
The Top 10 Ways To Support Autism Awareness Without Writing A Check

http://www.autismsciencefoundation.org/autism-early-signs
Early Signs of Autism


Pre-referral Interventions

http://www.rti4success.org/whatisrti
The National Webpage for Response to Intervention (RTI)

http://www.nrcld.org/research/rti.shtml
National Research Center on Learning Disabilities 

Resource for Stutterers

The SAY organization is a non-profit theater-based organization that helps children and teens with stuttering. To learn more about the organization, please visit their website at www.say.org

 

State Education Department and Government Websites

www.disabilityinfo.gov Website offering links to disability-related government resources

www.nysed.gov
New York State Department of Education Web Page

www.opwdd.ny.gov/
New York State Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities (OMRDD)

www.vesid.nysed.gov/specialed/
The VESID website contains information and answers to many of your questions. It is also a source of all State Education Department publications such as:
Parts 200 and 201 of the Commissioner's Regulations on Special Education


Speech and Language Information and Outside Referrals

http://www.lisha.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/All-Nassau-County-012913-final.pdf

http://www.lisha.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/PARENT_EXPO-13.pdf

http://www.lisha.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/University-clinics-012913-final.pdf

Mrs. Kozub's Speech & Language Website


Social-Emotional Learning (SEL)

http://www.edutopia.org/social-emotional-learning

http://www.teachingemotionalintelligence.com/index.shtml

http://www.cfchildren.org/advocacy/about-us/newsroom/press-releases/articletype/articleview/articleid/21334.aspx
Committee for Children

A nonprofit working globally to promote children's social and academic success
Helpful articles on bullying and social-emotional learning

http://www.schoolclimate.org/bullybust/parents
BullyBust

Promoting A Community of Upstanders
How to Help Guide for Parents

http://www.schoolclimate.org/bullybust/resources/cyberbullying
National Center for School Climate

Helpful websites and tools to stand up to cyberbully

http://therulerapproach.org/
The Ruler Approach - Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence

Building Emotional Literate Schools

http://casel.org/in-schools/tools-for-families/
CASEL Website: Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning

Tools for Families to foster social-emotional learning


Wellness

Drug Prevention
http://www.rxsafetymatters.org/
help prevent prescription drug abuse

http://www.licadd.com/
Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

http://www.drugfree.org/
The medicine abuse project and toll-free hotline

http://www.heroinprevention.com/
Heroine Prevention TaskForce

http://www.oasas.ny.gov/
NYS Office of Alcoholism and Sustance Abuse Services
 
http://www.justthinktwice.com/
Learn the Real Facts about Specific Drugs

http://www.getsmartaboutdrugs.com/
Empowering Parents To Learn Your Child's Language about Drug Use

https://www.liherald.com/stories/A-healthy-way-for-children-to-learn,47382?page=1&content_source=
A Healthy way for children to learn - LI Herald Article


Nutrition

http://www.sugarydrinkfacts.org/
Food Advertising to Children - Know the Facts

Environmental

http://www.epa.gov/
United States Environmental Protection Agency



http://www.diabetes.org/
Diabetes often goes undiagnosed because many of its symptoms seem so harmless.
Recent studies indicate that the early detection of diabetes symptoms and treatment can decrease the chance of developing the complications of diabetes.

www.diabetes.org/tour
The Tour de Cure is a series of fundraising cycling events held in 44 states nationwide to benefit the American Diabetes Association.

The Tour is a ride, not a race, with routes designed for everyone from the occasional rider to the experienced cyclist. Whether you ride 10 miles or 100 miles, you will travel a route supported from start to finish with rest stops, food to fuel the journey and fans to cheer you on!

http://e.wcs.org/site/TR?fr_id=1120&pg=entry
Make tracks for elephants in the 2013 WCS Run for the Wild at the Bronx Zoo. This year's 5K run/walk takes place on Saturday, April 27, and is dedicated to saving elephants. We’ll have two start times, one for runners at 8:00 a.m., and a second for our Family Fun Run/Walk at 8:45 a.m.

http://www.kidnetic.com/
Kidnetic.com – the cool site for kids and their parents to learn more about health, fitness and nutrition through fun games, recipes and articles.

http://www.healthykids.nsw.gov.au/
The new Healthy Kids website provides information, resources and ideas on physical activity and healthy eating for children and young people.

www.choosemyplate.gov
Join the million plus users tracking food and activity. A new enhancement allows you to set your own calorie goal! ChooseMyPlate.gov •

appsforhealthykids.com/
The USDA challenged software developers, game designers, students, and others to develop fun and engaging software tools and games that drive children to…

www.crossfitkids.com/index.php/Videos/
CrossFit Kids Workout Videos. Fireteam Push-ups • CrossFit Kids Games - Flyswat Emily Muscle ups (wmv) (mov). Demos, Tutorials and CrossFit Kids Exercises ...

kidshealth.org/
KidsHealth is the #1 most-trusted source for physician-reviewed information and advice on children's health and parenting issues. For parents, kids, teens, and…

http://speakup.childmind.org/
Speak Up For Kids sponsored by the Child Mind Institute. This website promotes mental health and provides parent friendly resources.

Social and Emotional Development