Internet Resources on Education/Inclusion
This is a comprehensive compilation of resources available on a variety of topics which include curriculum and instructional adaptations; general disability/inclusion information; assistive technology; positive behavior supports; and transition.
Curriculum and Instructional Sites
A to Z Teacher Stuff is teacher-created, and designed to help teachers find online resources more quickly and easily. The site offer lesson plans, thematic units, teacher tips, teacher discussion forums, downloadable teaching materials & eBooks, printable worksheets and blacklines, emergent reader books, themes, and more.
K-8 resources for teachers, students, and parents. Includes Reading/Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Intervention, Professional Development, activities, games, and textbook support.
Education World's goal is to make it easy for educators to integrate the Internet into the classroom. The site provides a search engine for educational Web sites only, original content, including lesson plans, practical information for educators, information on how to integrate technology in the classroom, and articles written by education experts.
This website provides comprehensive instructional strategies for all subjects.
Comprehensive information on the multiple intelligences.
This site provides the latest in information and resources for paraprofessionals, including state paraprofessional handbooks from several states and a free newsletter.
This site has a search engine to find 3,000 plus free lesson plans and activities.
This site provides lesson plans on many different topics submitted by teachers themselves.
Provides a search engine for lesson plans on multiple topics.
General Disability/Inclusion Information
AskERIC is a personalized Internet-based service providing education information to teachers, librarians, counselors, administrators, parents, anyone interested in education throughout the United States and the world.
Site of Norman Kunc and Emma Van der Klift, contains articles on many disability issues.
CAST is a nonprofit research and development organization that works to expand learning opportunities for all individuals, especially those with disabilities, through Universal Design for Learning.
This website provides guidelines for early intervention to maximize the language and communication development of young children with special needs including: Infants, toddlers and preschoolers.
Information and national listserve focuses on inclusive issues.
This website is focused on the activities around the annual Inclusive Schools Week, providing resources and information on inclusion.
The Institute's mission is to improve the quality and community orientation of services and supports available to individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. The site provides information on research, professional training, technical assistance, and publishing activities.
The mission of the National Institute for Urban School Improvement is to support inclusive urban communities, schools, and families to build their capacity sustainable, successful urban education. Synthesizes existing research into accessible media, both print and electronic, that is used to support efforts on the part of the public, families, professionals, and advocacy organizations to create inclusive school communities.
NICHCY is the national information and referral center that provide information on disabilities and disability-related issues for families, educators, and other professionals.
A collection of Internet accessible information resources of interest to those involved in the fields related to Special Education.
Collection of resources for teachers, parents, educators, and researchers.
Comprehensive site on assistive technology for students and professionals with disabilities.
Provides information, networking opportunities and guidance for educational technology.
National Center to Improve Practice in Special Education through Technology, Media and Materials was to promote the effective use of technology to enhance educational outcomes for students with sensory, cognitive, physical and social/emotional disabilities. Provides resources, online workshops and events and links.
Positive Behavior Supports
The purpose of this site is to allow school personnel, parents, and other professionals to gain access to information, to share effective practices, and to receive ongoing consultation and technical assistance concerning the full range of behavior problems and challenges displayed by children and youth in school and community settings.
The Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) has been established by the Office of Special Education Programs, US Department of Education to give schools capacity-building information and technical assistance for identifying, adapting, and sustaining effective school-wide disciplinary practices. Can download powerpoint presentations on PBS at this site.
A national clearinghouse on postsecondary education for individuals with disabilities.
Coordinates national resources, offers technical assistance, and disseminates information related to secondary education and transition for youth with disabilities in order to create opportunities for youth to achieve successful futures.
The Laws and Legal Issues
Comprehensive site on IDEA, including the Law.
This site contains articles, cases, newsletters, and other essential information about special education law and advocacy.