Colorin Colorado: Helping children read... and succeed!

Teachers who work with English as a Second Language learners will find ESL/ESOL/ELL/EFL reading/writing skill-building children's books, stories, activities, ideas, strategies to help PreK-3, 4-8, and 9-12 students learn to read.

A bilingual site for families and educators of English language learners
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Parents: Special Education

Choosing Quality Child Care for a Child with Special Needs

This brochure from Child Care Aware provides parents with important factors to consider when choosing quality child care for a child with special needs. A sample checklist is included.

LD OnLine

LD OnLine is the leading web resource on learning disabilities and ADHD for parents, teachers, and other professionals. The award-winning service offers the latest information on issues such as ADHD, special education, assessment, adult issues, and much more. Special features include Q&A's with leading practitioners, such as Richard Lavoie and Larry Silver, the Learning Store, active bulletin boards, and a kid's area.

Michigan Family-to-Family Health Information & Education Center (F2FHIEC)

The goal of The F2FHIEC website is to improve access to quality care and supports for children with special needs in their communities by empowering families. The F2FHIEC website is designed as a virtual center you can visit for information, education and/or parent-to-parent support.

National Dissemination Center for Children With Disabilities

NICHCY provides information to the nation on: disabilities in children and youth; programs and services for infants, children, and youth with disabilities; IDEA, the nation's special education law; No Child Left Behind, the nation's general education law; and research-based information on effective practices for children with disabilities.

PBS Parents: Inclusive Education

Learn more about inclusive education for children with special needs from PBS Parents.

PBS Parents: Special Education Evaluations

Learn more about special education evaluations from PBS Parents, including what to expect, your rights in the process, and what to do with the information you learn.

U.S. Department of Education: Office of Special Education Programs

The Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) is a component of the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS), which is one of the principal components of the U.S. Department of Education (ED). OSEP's mission and organization focus on the free, appropriate public education of children and youth with disabilities from birth through age 21. OSEP is a major funder of Reading Rockets.