Below you will find links to web sites featuring resources for teachers, such as practical classroom strategies, free e-mail newsletters, grants, instructional materials, and teacher chat rooms. If you know of other sites that we could add to our list to enhance our offerings, please contact us at

National Education Association

The official website for the National Education Association. Members receive a very informative newsletter call Education Insider.

Philadelphia Inquirer

The Philadelphia Enquirer frequently has articles of interest to Special Educators. Click on the link to register with the Enquirer and view current and archived articles.

Kansas City Star

The Kansas City Star also has articles of interest to educators. Click on the link to register with the Star and view current and archived articles.

Yellow Pages For Kids With Disabilities

Yellow Pages are listed by state and include many resources - government programs, grassroots organizations, and parent support groups.

Safe and Civil Schools

Proactive and Positive Approaches to Classroom Management

The National Center on Education, Disability, and Juvenile Justice

Youth with disabilities are over-represented in the juvenile justice system. EDJJ conducts technical assistance, training and research, and prepares publications, in three areas of national significance: delinquency prevention, education services in detention and correction facilities, and transition/aftercare services.

Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports

Positive behavior support (PBS) is the application of behavior analysis to achieve socially important behavior change. PBS was developed initially as an alternative to aversive interventions that were used with students with severe disabilities who engaged in extreme forms of self-injury and aggression. More recently, the technology has been applied successfully with a wide range of students, in a wide range of contexts, and extended from an intervention approach for individual students to an intervention approach for entire schools

Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice

The Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice supports and promotes a reoriented national preparedness to foster the development and the adjustment of children with or at risk of developing serious emotional disturbance

Intervention Central

Intervention Central offers free tools and resources to help school staff and parents to promote positive classroom behaviors and foster effective learning for all children and youth.

No Child Left Behind FAQ's: Reading

Answers to frequently asked questions from

No Child Left Behind

Questions and answers from

No Child Left Behind

An overview by CEC of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. This document will be updated as needed to reflect any new regulations, policy guidance and announcements from the U.S. Department of Education.

Lesson Plans

Purdue University offers a great list of sites where you can find excellent lesson plans on any topic.

About LD

Provides information and links for parents, teachers and individuals with a learning disability or suspected learning disability. The Council for Exceptional Children is one of six organizations forming the core of The Coordinated Campaign for Learning Disabilities.

CEC Awards

Nomination information available for several awards categories.

School Grants

One-stop site for school grant opportunities.

LD On Line

An interactive site providing current learning disabilities information and resources for parents, teachers and children.

LD Resources

Another site that provides various resources for people with learning disabilities.

Access America

Created by the Presidential Task Force on Employment of Adults with Disabilities, this site provides information on federal resources and services available to people with disabilities and their parents and teachers.

IMPACT II - The Teachers Network

A wonderful resource site "by teachers, for teachers," containing teacher developed projects, daily classroom specials, links to grants, a teacher store . . . and much more.

Teachers First

A great teacher site that offers classroom resources, professional resources and site resources . . . plus a free e-mail newsletter!


A site for teachers providing lessons, resource lists, software samples and projects, internet guides, professional development, educational initiatives . . . and more . . . plus a free e-mail newsletter.

The Global Schoolhouse

Has joined with to provide online collaborative learning projects, such a Cyber Fair and Geo Games; communication tools, such as Classroom Conferencing; and professional development opportunities.

Live Monarch Foundation

FREE Adopt a Butterfly Online Experience! Rewarding for all. Sign up for the exciting 30 day lifecycle of your personal pet butterfly. You even name it. An instant fun class project.

Educators Network
(from AOL;
Keyword: TEN)

This site offers a long list of features, including Teachers' Lounge, Electronic Schoolhouse, as well as links to professional organizations, educational resources, grant information, and much more.

Inclusive Education Resources

This site contains practical, useful information, such as interviews with teachers, original material and reprints from important books about inclusion, and a "Feedback" area to ask questions, make comments, or contribute information from your own experiences.

Free Subject Search

Provided by Federal Resources for Educational Excellence.

How Stuff Works

A great site for all those curious students (or teachers). It does just as it implies . . . tells How Stuff Works! Just ask!

America Reads: Kids

A site developed by ". . . a grassroots campaign that challenges every American to help all children learn to read, including English Language Learners and students with disabilities."

The Teachers Corner

The place for primary and intermediate teacher resources, including lesson plans, thematic units and seasonal items.

The Learning Network Teacher Channel

The Learning Network Teacher Channel provides curriculum materials, school-home connection, shortcuts to lesson plans and test, plus tools such as Mygradebook and Content Connection.

NCIP - National Center to improve practice in Special Education through technology, media and materials

Facilitated discussions about technology, on-line discussion with authors of articles published in TEACHING Exceptional Children, art and writing connection, tours of exemplary classrooms, collection of resources.

Early Childhood

The source of information for all who share an interest in improving the education and general life experience of young children. It's a place for getting advice from experts in the Early Childhood field, expanding your collection of creative projects and sharing ideas and questions with the Early Childhood community.

Autism Society

Autism Channel Link. Provides network, resources, methods of instruction.

Davis Dyslexia Association International

A forum for networking, location to find information, materials and training in the use of methods by Ron Davis, the author of the book, The Gift of Dyslexia.


Another great web site for teacher resources, with chat boards, live chat rooms, library links, web tools, and featuring columns by educators such as Harry Wong and Alfie Kohn . . . and MORE! Check it out.

Disability Health Ohio

This web site is part of the Adequate Health Care and Health Care Coverage Project of the Universal Health Care Action Network (UHCAN!) in collaboration with and funded by the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council (ODDC).

Schwab Learning

Contains many articles and ideas for dealing with academic and organizational problems experienced by students with Learning Disabilities.

Use Visual Strategies

For teachers of MH or autistic students. Has resources for using visual strategies to communicate and organize the environment for these students. There are even line pictures to copy and use with current communication systems.


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