Online Resources

Disabilities

  • Pacer Center--Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights.  Frequently asked questions and information for parents: http://www.pacer.org
  • Family Village--a global community of disability related resources.  Explanations of disability diagnoses, links to government agencies, and education sites: http://www.waisman.wisc.edu/kennedy/
  • Family Empowerment Network--links to educational resources, also access to several disability newsletters: http://www.downsyndrome.com
  • National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities.  Includes a good publications section and a news digest series.  Good articles on involving students in IEP development, and on special education practices: http://www.nichcy.org
  • National Center to Improve Practice in Special Education through Technology, Media and Materials.  Guided tour through 2 early childhood classrooms.  Exemplifies effective teaching through modifying strategies and materials to meet individual needs: http://www.edc.org/FSC/NCIP
  • Beach Center on Disability-The University of Kansas.  Beach Center provides how-to's, opportunity for parents to connect with other parents, laws, and links: http://www.beachcenter.org

Catholicism on the 'Net

  • Catholic Educator's Resource Center--web site to provide teachers in Catholic schools with supplemental teaching materials on Catholic church teaching, history, and culture: http://www.catholiceducation.org
  • Exceptional Catholics MN -- resources for disabled Catholics. Promoting inclusion in the classroom and Mass. http://www.exceptionalcatholicmn.com/

Technology Sites