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Assistive Technologies
Verizon – Utilizing Mobile Technology for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder


Using Apple Technology to Support Learning for Students with Sensory and Learning Disabilities


Apple Technology: Uniquely Equipped To Let Every Student Succeed


Don Johnston Learning Tools


Learning Ally Learning Tools


HearBuilder Software to improve Auditory Memory and Comprehension Skills 

Child Abuse Prevention

Education and Special Needs
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.
The International Dyslexia Association – promoting literacy through research, education, and advocacy
Special Education Advocate Newsletter and Resources
Promoting awareness of autism spectrum disorder in schools
Early Signs of Autism
Cerebral Palsy Guide


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


State Education Department and Government Websites Website offering links to disability-related government resources
New York State Department of Education Web Page
New York State Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities (OMRDD)


Social-Emotional Learning (SEL)
Reboot is a Mindfulness podcast for children and families
The Ruler Approach - Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence

Building Emotional Literate Schools
CASEL Website: Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning

Tools for Families to foster social-emotional learning


RULER Skills Overview for Families

Creating a Family Charter (Video on creating RULER Family Charter)


Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence
The medicine abuse project and toll-free hotline
Heroine Prevention TaskForce
NYS Office of Alcoholism and Sustance Abuse Services
Learn the Real Facts about Specific Drugs
Empowering Parents To Learn Your Child's Language about Drug Use 

Food Advertising to Children - Know the Facts
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.