Special Education

Special Education

    • Each and Every Child:  This newsletter is published monthly by the Iowa Department of Education and is archived at this site.
    • EduBirdie:  Resources for students with disabilities.
    • Learning Disabilities OnLine:  LD OnLine seeks to help children and adults reach their full potential by providing accurate and up-to-date information and advice about learning disabilities and ADHD. The site features hundreds of helpful articles, multimedia, monthly columns by noted experts, first person essays, children’s writing and artwork, a comprehensive resource guide, very active forums, and a Yellow Pages referral directory of professionals, schools, and products.
    • National Center for Learning Disabilities:  The mission of NCLD is to improve the lives of the one in five children and adults nationwide with learning and attention issues—by empowering parents and young adults, transforming schools and advocating for equal rights and opportunities.
    • Retail Savings Guide for People with Disabilities  The guide provides a detailed walkthrough of discounts and special offers for those with disabilities. This guides offers "a ton of information on the different discount programs available to these individuals." (Kendra Healy)
    • Special Education – Iowa Department of Education:  The DE provides special education information and resources around assessment, dispute resolution, individual Educational Program (IEP),  parent information, and state guidance and support for all children and youth.
    • Teaching Kids with Autism to Take Medication:  For parents of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), making sure they’re taking medication that keeps them healthy can be an especially difficult task. This guide will explain why children with autism reject medication and specific tips to make taking medicine as easy as possible.
    • Travelling with Children with Autism: This site provides a breakdown of the travel process including packing, pre-trip advice, and tips for the plane/car. It also includes a list of the most common obstacles families with ASD (autism spectrum disorder) face on trips.
    • Special Education Twitter Chats:
      • #spedchat
      • #atchat
      • #iechat

This page was updated on 02/22/2022.  Please contact Lou Howell at LouHowell@gmail.com with additional sites/URLs you would like listed on this page.