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Important Links Regarding Special Education

 

Click on a category to find more resources (websites and phone numbers) of organizations that seek to help students and parents with special needs.

1. General/Informational Sites

2. Educational Resources

3. A-Z Disabilities

4. Support Groups (contacts)

5. Recreation (contacts)

6. Reading Zone 

General/Informational Sites

Smart Kids with LD

Learning Disabilities Association of America

National Association of Parents with Children in Special Education

National Joint Committee on Learning Disabilities

The National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities

Nonverbal Learning Disorder

National Center for Learning Disabilities

Parent to Parent

Children's Defense Fund

Health Finder

New England Journal of Medicine

National Organization on Disability

Parents Helping Parents

Special Olympics International

Council for Exceptional Children

Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support

American Occupational Therapy Association

Sensory Resources

AHA New York

Wrights' Law

Medscape

National Institute of Health

 

Educational Resources

New York State Education Department

Special Education Resources on the Internet

A Parent's Guide to Special Ed/Special Needs

Special Education in Plain Language

Special Child: For Parents and Caregivers of Children with Special Needs

Community Resource Database of Long Island

United States Department of Education

National Association of State Boards of Education

Council for Exceptional Children

 

A-Z Disabilities

Autism Speaks

Autisim Digest Magazine

Autism Society of America Home Page

Autism Today

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing

Epilepsy Foundation

Dyslexia Online

Muscular Dystrophy Association

National Down's Syndrome Society

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)

Support Groups (Telephone Numbers)

Big Brother/Big Sister

516-731-7880

Long Island Advocacy Center

516-248-2222

Parent to Parent of NYS

631-493-1716

Recreation

Rolling Thunder Special Needs Program

 

Bart J. Ruggiere Adaptive Sports Center

joehurley@adephia.net 

GAP Program, Town of Oyster Bay

516-797-7900

Nassau/Suffolk Services for Autism

516-933-4700; Ext. 13

Special Olympics

516-292-1111; Ext. 608

Police Athletic League Special Needs Unit

516-674-9870

Horse Ability (Horse Therapy)

631-367-1646

Pal-O-Mine (Horse Therapy)

631-427-6105

Camp Helen Keller

631-424-0022

Camp Loyaltown, AHRC

516-293-1111; Ext. 608

Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck

631-878-1070

 

Reading Zone