and Related Organizations
(AAA)-Dedicated to providing quality hearing care to the public and
enhancing career options for its members.
the Blind-Information, services, resource links for blind and
for the Deaf-Established in 1890 to empower persons who are hearing
impaired. They focus on issues of national and international
and members can join Sections and Chapters.
Association-Represents the interests and concerns of occupational
practitioners and to improve the quality of occupational therapy
- American Physical
goal is to foster advancement in physical therapy practice, education,
and research. On-line catalog, membership information, journals
a book service available.
this site to learn about the organization, publications, public policy,
ethical guidelines, press releases, briefing papers, and media
Hearing Association-Speech-Language Pathologists can obtain
information on communication disorders, conferences, ASHA publications,
State Associations, sales and information
to consumers etc.
and Technical Education-Large national education association
to the advancement of vocational education. Their mission is to
educational leadership in developing a competitive workforce.
- Association for
Communication and Technology-Teachers interested in promoting
in education can learn about membership, activities, conferences, &
- Association for
and Curriculum Development (ASCD)-Educators can find out about
activities, conferences, & special topics.
- Children and
Attention Deficit Disorders (CHADD)-National advocacy group that
has a web site to disseminate & exchange information on ADHD,
educational materials etc.
- Council for
Children-Special educators can investigate membership benefits,
conferences, special topics etc. Check out the new Technology
and Media Division.
Disabilities-is an international organization of and for
who represent diverse disciplines and who are committed to enhancing
education and lifespan development of individuals with learning
and Education of Autistic and related Communication
Handicapped CHildren) in the NC training and research
Information on communication and educational approaches is available.
- League for the
is to improve the quality of life for people with all degrees of
loss. Communication and audiology services, outreach, and research
- LD On-Line-An
interactive guide about Learning Disabilities. Find examples of student
work, exchange ideas and make contacts with other educators etc. Links
to information on other disabilities available.
Research and Resource Site-Provides learning disabilities
research, support - learning style assessment, self advocacy, and
information processing assessment.
site contains a variety of resources for the learning disabilities
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Handicapped-Dedicated to providing assistance to the Visually
Excellent links, articles, general information, visual aids, catalog
Deaf-A dynamic federation of 51 state association affiliates
the District of Columbia, organizational affiliates, and direct
Their goal is to safeguard the accessibility and civil rights of 28
deaf and hard of hearing Americans in education, employment, health
Psychologists-Professional organization for school based
- National Center
Disabilities-Committed to improving the lives of those affected by
- National Down
Syndrome Society -Contains information about Down Syndrome, journals,
information, parent matching & support etc. Down Syndrome Resources-Resources and links for teachers and parents. Part of the online counseling site.
Technical Assistance System (NEC*TAS)-Provides on going technical
and services to young children with disabilities and their families.
Blind-Goal is to help the blind help themselves, receive equal
and be respected as individuals for their contributions to society.
for Rare Disorders-They are dedicated to helping people with rare
diseases and assisting the organizations that serve them through
research, and service.
- National Resource Center
for Paraprofessionals (NRCP)-Provides information, community and an
annual conference for special education paraeducators.
Transition Alliance-Evaluates transition program effectiveness and
provides technical assistance to OSERS model programs for youth with
Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities. The web site has
publications, state resource sheets and much more.
non-profit organization dedicated to the study and treatment of
and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA)-Provides
credentials for service providers and works to ensure consumer
with service delivery while promoting the advancement of rehabilitation
and assistive technologies.
International-Organization philosophy, U.S. Programs and links,
Programs, and Winter Games.
association for people with disabilities, their family members,
and professionals promoting full inclusion in society. This site
includes general information about the association, membership, the
conference, and Action Alerts.
- The ARC Home
in information about Down Syndrome, Fragile X, federal legislation,
of America (ASA)-Serving the needs of individuals with autism and
families through advocacy, education, public awareness, and research.
medical and scientific information on the disorder, membership news,
service announcements, bulletin board and a chat room.
Last Update 04/27/13
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