Investigating Special Education Internet Resources

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Investigating Special Education Internet Resources
Rhonda A. Gardner
Grand Canyon University SPE-330
February 17, 2013

INVESTIGATING SPECIAL EDUCATION INTERNET RESOURCES
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Community……………………………………………………………………….................4
The Tulsa Area Alliance on Disabilities ……………………………………4
Tulsa Kids for Parents. For Families. For Life…………………………………..4
United Way ………………………………………………………………………5
The Special Olympics ……………………………………………………………5
Parents …………………………………………………………………………………….. 3
National Center for Learning Disabilities ………………………………………. 3
Oklahoma Developmental Disabilities Services …………………………………3
Parent Pals ………………………………………………………………………..3
Wrightslaw ……………………………………………………………………….3
Students ……………………………………………………………………………………4
Starfall Education ……………………………………………………………….4
Learning 4 Good ………………………………………………………………..4
KidsKnowIt Network …………………………………………………………..4

Teachers ……………………………………………………………………………………4
All Kinds of Minds ………………………………………………………………5
Department of Education ………………………………………………………..5
Do2Learn ………………………………………………………………………...5
Learning Disabilities Association of America ………………………………….5
Learning Disabilities Association of America …………………………………..5
National Association of Special Education Teachers ………………………….... 5

Community

Family Village For Families of Children with Special Needs - http://www.familyvillage.wisc.edu/websites.html This website offers a wide variety of resources for the community to use when trying to navigate around the internet. It has sources such as Parent to Parent Matching, Mental health Websites, Diagnosis, and Internet resources. The Tulsa Area Alliance on Disabilities –

http://208.112.118.116/disabili.html The website explains the benefits of early inclusion with students with and without disabilities. The website also breaks down the stages in which the person should be reaching milestones such as work and self-sufficiency. Tulsa Kids For Parents. For Families. For Life - http://www.tulsakids.com/October2011/Tulsa-Special-Needs-Resource-Guide/ The Tulsa Kids for Parents webstie offers five pages facilities where children with disabilities can utilize for exercise, activities, cheerleading, horseback riding and many other events that students with disabilities can participate in. This site also provides churches, foundations, learning facilities and legal services. This can be very helpful when parents are searching for activities their child may be interested or therapeutic exercise. United Way – Tulsa Area United Way –

http://www.tauw.org/Member_Agencies.asp The Untied Way provides a tremendous amount of support in the Tulsa area for people with disabilities. The United Way partners with agencies to provide support for services the New Leaf that provides residential living skills classes and vocational training. Parents

National Center for Learning Disabilities –
http://www.ncld.org The NCLD website provides over 101 videos on different disabilities in order for parents to get an understanding of what type of disability their child may have. Not only does it provide facts about the disabilities it also provides true life stories from parents who have a child with a disability. Oklahoma Department of Human Services –

http://www.okdhs.org/programsand services/dd/prvdrs/docs/providerlistab.htmlThe Department of Human Services is one of the most crucial services a parent can utilize. Having a child born with a disability is very expensive and the services the parents are offered are sometimes are life savers. Families can rely on free home visits for therapy, vouchers for formula, free shots and wellness baby checkups. Wrightslaw –

http://www.wrightslaw.com/ Wrightslaw is a website that provides newsletters for parents to subscribe to concerning where to turn...
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