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Individualized Education Programs (IEPs): Tips for Teachers

Individualized Education Programs (IEPs): Tips for Teachers

Additional Resources

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Family Voices
http://www.familyvoices.org
This website brings together families who have children with special health needs.

Learning Disabilities Association of America
http://www.ldanatl.org
The purpose of this national nonprofit organization is to advance the education and general welfare of children and adults of normal or potentially normal intelligence who manifest disabilities of a perceptual, conceptual, or coordinative nature.

National Center for Learning Disabilities
http://www.ncld.org
This group provides information, resources, and referral services, develops and supports innovative educational programs, seminars, and workshops, and advocates for more effective policies and legislation to help individuals with learning disabilities. Contact them at: National Center for Learning Disablities 381 Park Ave. S. Suite 1401 New York, NY 10016 (212) 545-7510

Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
http://www.pta.org
The PTA encourages parental involvement in public schools.

National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
http://www.nasponline.org
The mission of the NASP is to promote educationally and psychologically healthy environments for all children and youth by implementing research-based programs that prevent problems, enhance independence, and promote optimal learning.

U.S. Department of Education
http://www.ed.gov
This government site offers advice, links, homework help, and information for parents, teachers, and students.

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
http://idea.ed.gov/
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a law ensuring services to children with disabilities throughout the nation.

KidsHealth in the Classroom
http://kidshealth.org/classroom
Free PreK-12 lesson plans, aligned to National Health Education Standards and based on expert-approved, age-appropriate articles.

The Special Needs Alliance
http://specialneedsalliance.org/home
The Special Needs Alliance helps people with disabilities, their families, and the professionals who represent them. Find national and local services and support programs, get answers to questions about finances and disability benefits, or search the attorney database to find help with legal matters.

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