Web Links to Resources Page 2

These resources are in order alphabetically and span more than one page.

1800 Dentist – FSU Center . . . . . . . Functional Behavior – Section 504 . . . . . . . Self Determination – Youth at Work

Resource Functional Behavior Assessment
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty * EDUCATION
Short Desc. Overview of FBA process.
Area Served National
Education Publication Topic Other
Long Description The National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorders developed a series of modules describing evidence-based practices. This web page provides an overview of the evidence-based practice of Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA), a systematic way of determining the underlying communicative function or purpose of a behavior, so that an effective intervention plan can be developed. The other parts of the FBA Module are the Evidence Base, Steps for Implementation, and Implementation Checklist.
Website 1 URL http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/fba-brief/
Resource GradNation
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty * EDUCATION
Short Desc. GradNation is now a large and growing movement of dedicated individuals, organizations and communities working together to end America�s dropout crisis.
Area Served National
Website 1 URL http://gradnation.org/
Resource Guidance to Schools on the Bullying of Students with Disabilities
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty Bullying
Short Desc. From Parent Center Hub — Guidance from the Office of Civil Rights
Area Served National
Website 1 URL http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/ocr-guidance-bullying/
Resource IDEA Dispute Resolution Parent Guides
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty * EDUCATION
Area Served National
Education Publication Topic Conflict Resolution
Long Description Following OSEP�s release of a Q&A on IDEA Part B Dispute Resolution in July 2013, CADRE was asked to create a set of companion resources for parents and families. In response, CADRE developed these four parent guides with the support of parent leaders from across the country:IDEA Special Education Written State Complaints
IDEA Special Education Mediation
IDEA Special Education Due Process Complaints/Hearing Requests
IDEA Special Education Resolution Meetings
Website 1 URL http://www.directionservice.org/cadre/DRparentguides2014.cfm
Resource Independent Living Connections
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty * General Information
Short Desc. From Parent Center Hub.
Area Served National
Long Description Independent living is about life, isn�t it? It�s about choice, seeing to your own affairs, and pursuing your talents, interests, passions, and selfhood as independently as possible. We all would like to see our young people grow to adulthood and find their place in the world, doing for themselves to the best of their ability.
Website 1 URL http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/independent/
Resource Individualized Education Program (IEP), Team Meetings and Changes to the IEP
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty * EDUCATION
Short Desc. IDEA Regulation issued by U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs 10.04.06
Area Served National
Education Publication Topic Individualized Education Plan (IEP)
Long Description This document addresses significant changes in final regulatory requirements from preexisting regulations regarding IEP Team meetings and changes to the IEP.
Website 1 URL http://idea.ed.gov/explore/view/p/,root,dynamic,TopicalBrief,9,
Resource International Bullying Prevention Association
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty Bullying
Area Served National
Long Description The mission of the International Bullying Prevention Association is to support and enhance quality research based bullying prevention principles and practices in order to achieve a safe school climate, healthy work environment, good citizenship and civic responsibility.
Website 1 URL http://www.ibpaworld.org/
Resource Job Accommodation Network
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty Employment
Area Served National
Long Description Free consulting service designed to increase the employability of people with disabilities by: 1) providing individualized worksite accommodations solutions, 2) providing technical assistance regarding the ADA and other disability related legislation, and 3) educating callers about self-employment options.
Website 1 URL http://askjan.org/
Resource Juvenile Justice Resource Hub
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty Systemic Change
Short Desc. Comprehensive source of information on cutting-edge juvenile justice issues and reform trends.
Area Served National
Website 1 URL http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/juvenile-justice-resource-hub/
Resource K12 Academics
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty * EDUCATION
Area Served National
Long Description K12 Academics has over 100+ national and international education directories and 450,000+ pages of educational content for educators, administrators, parents and students.
Website 1 URL http://www.k12academics.com/
Resource Kaiser Family Foundation – Medicaid Information
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty Social Services
Area Served National
Long Description A leader in health policy and communications, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a non-profit, private operating foundation focusing on the major health care issues facing the U.S., as well as the U.S. role in global health policy.
Website 1 URL http://kff.org/medicaid/
Resource Kids Against Bullying
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty Bullying
Area Served National
Long Description A creative and informative resource to educate students about bullying prevention and provide methods to respond to bullying situations. The site features an animated cast of characters, information, celebrity videos, Webisodes, games, animation, contest and other activities. Parents and professionals will find helpful tips, intervention strategies, and resources for use at home or school. See partner site: Teens Against Bullying
Website 1 URL http://www.pacerkidsagainstbullying.org
Resource Kids.gov
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty * General Information
Area Served National
Long Description Brought to you by USA.gov, Kids.gov is the official kids’ portal for the U.S. government. We link kids, parents and teachers to U.S. government information and services on the web from government agencies, schools, and educational organizations, all geared to the learning level and interest of kids.
Website 1 URL http://kids.usa.gov/index.shtml
Resource Knowing Your Rights Under the Baker Act
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Disability Category Mental Health
Topic or Specialty Mental Health
Short Desc. Video from Disability Rights Florida
Area Served National
Long Description Knowing Your Rights Under the Baker Act
Website 1 URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=-TFn2nivk24
Phone 1 Description toll free Phone 1 Number 800-342-0823
Phone 2 Description office/local Phone 2 Number 850-488-9071
Resource Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) Requirements of the IDEA
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty * EDUCATION
Short Desc. From Wrights Law: Memorandum issued by U. S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS)
Area Served National
Education Publication Topic Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
Website 1 Description Direct link to pdf document
Website 1 URL http://www.wrightslaw.com/law/osep/lre.osep.memo.1994.1123.pdf
Website 2 Description Webpage
Website 2 URL http://www.wrightslaw.com/info/lre.osers.memo.idea.htm
Resource Math Manipulatives: About Virtual Manipulatives
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty * EDUCATION
Area Served National
Long Description Computing Technology for Math Excellence is devoted to resources for teaching and learning mathematics (K-12 and calculus), technology integration, and the standards movement in education. CT4ME’s major ongoing project is to identify Common Core math resources for teaching and learning.
Website 1 URL http://www.ct4me.net/math_manipulatives.htm
Resource Mental Health Resources
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Disability Category Mental Health
Topic or Specialty * EDUCATION
Short Desc. From Parent Center Hub
Area Served National
Education Publication Topic Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
Long Description Mental Health topics
Center for Parent Information and Resources CPIR
Collection of mental health resources
Website 1 URL http://www.parentcenterhub.org/topics/mental-health/
Resource My Aspergers Child
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Disability Category Autism
Topic or Specialty * General Information
Short Desc. Resources for parenting a child with Asperger’s Syndrome or Autism.
Area Served National
Website 1 URL http://www.myaspergerschild.com/
Contact Person Mark Hutten, M.A. Contact Person Title Counseling Psychologist, Home-Based Family Therapist and Online Parent Coach
Email mbhutten@gmail.com
Resource NACo Prescription Discount Card Program
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty Service Providers
Short Desc. The NACo Prescription Discount Card is provided to you in a joint effort of your local county government and the National Association of Counties (NACo).
Area Served National
Long Description Any county resident without prescription coverage can use this program. Even if you have prescription insurance coverage, you may still benefit from the discount card since it may save you money on prescriptions your existing plan does not cover. – See if your county participates in the program.
Website 1 URL http://www.nacorx.org/
Resource National Business & Disability Council Job Seeker
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty Employment
Area Served National
Long Description National job search page for people with disabilities. Also includes webcasts on resume writing and “elevator pitches”.
Website 1 URL http://www.viscardicenter.org/services/nbdc/job-seekers/
Resource National Center for Bullying Prevention
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty Bullying
Area Served National
Long Description Families, students, schools, organizations and other groups can unite with PACER to prevent bullying in several ways. Activities and materials such as contests, toolkits, and online bullying prevention training are available on to help reduce bullying in schools, recreational programs, and community organizations.
Website 1 URL http://www.pacer.org/bullying/
Resource National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD)
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Area Served National
Long Description NCBDDD works to improve the health of children and adults by preventing birth defects and developmental disabilities, promoting optimal child development, and promoting health and wellness among children and adults living with disabilities. This mission incorporates the mission of the former Division of Birth Defects, Child Development, and Disability and Health which was in the National Center for Environmental Health.
Website 1 URL http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/
Resource National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (NECTAC)
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Area Served National
Long Description National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (NECTAC)
The National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center supports the implementation of the early childhood provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Our mission is to strengthen service systems to ensure that children with disabilities (birth through five) and their families receive and benefit from high quality, culturally appropriate, and family-centered supports and services.
Website 1 URL http://ectacenter.org/
Resource National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS)
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Disability Category Blind / Visual Impairments
Topic or Specialty * General Information
Area Served National
Long Description Through a national network of cooperating libraries, NLS administers a free library program of braille and audio materials circulated to eligible borrowers in the United States by postage-free mail.
Website 1 URL http://www.loc.gov/nls/index.html
Phone 1 Description office Phone 1 Number 202-707-5100
Phone 2 Description office / TTY Phone 2 Number 202-707-0744
Email nls@loc.gov
Resource Office of Early Childhood Development
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. An office of the Administration for Children & Families (Federal.)
Area Served National
Long Description The Office of Early Childhood Development (ECD) provides a focused approach for improving early childhood education and development. In addition to providing policy coordination across the Office of Child Care and the Office of Head Start, ECD works with other programs and offices within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and across the federal government on various programs and initiatives.
Website 1 URL http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ecd
Resource Olweus Bullying Prevention Program (OBPP)
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty Bullying
Area Served National
Long Description In order to stop bullying, it needs to be addressed at every level of a student’s experience. That’s why the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program is a whole-school program aimed at preventing or reducing bullying throughout a school setting.
Website 1 URL http://www.violencepreventionworks.org/public/index.page
Resource Online Colleges Database
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty * EDUCATION
Short Desc. Providing the data you need in the college research and selection process.
Area Served National
Education Publication Topic Post-Secondary Education
Long Description The Online Colleges Database aims to provide accurate information to ease the decision making process for post-secondary education for high school students, college students and adult learners. From young to old, we look to serve those in the educational ecosystem to help make more informed decisions.
Website 1 Description Online Colleges Database
Website 1 URL http://www.onlinecollegesdatabase.org/
Contact Person Doug Jones Contact Person Title Owner
Phone 1 Description main Phone 1 Number (650) 209-6042
Email doug@onlinecollegesdatabase.org
Resource OnlineCourses.com
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty * EDUCATION
Area Served International
Education Publication Topic Post-Secondary Education
Long Description OnlineCourses.com aggregates the best free and open courseware for students and professionals, all in a conveniently searchable online courseware platform. Search, track, and share progress on over 500 university and college level classes globally.
Website 1 URL http://www.onlinecourses.com/
Resource Our Kids Email Listserv
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty * Disabilities – General
Short Desc. Email listserv for parents of children with special needs.
Area Served National
Website 1 URL http://our-kids.org/
Resource Page by Page Books
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty * EDUCATION
Short Desc. Free online books.
Area Served National
Website 1 URL http://pagebypagebooks.com/
Resource Paraprofessionals
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty * EDUCATION
Short Desc. Resources for and about Special Education Paraprofessionals.
Area Served National
Education Publication Topic Other
Long Description A special education paraprofessional, sometimes called a teacher�s aide or assistant, can be a real right-hand man (or woman) to the classroom teacher. Generally speaking, the para provides support to the teacher and especially to students with disabilities in the classroom who need modified instruction or assistance, as keeping with their Individualized Education Program (IEP).
Website 1 URL http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/paras/
Resource Parent Center Hub — Transition Planning
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty * EDUCATION
Area Served National
Education Publication Topic Transition from High School
Long Description Transition planning is a gigantic topic and a very important one for youth with disabilities, their families, and IEP teams. CPIR�s Repository of Resources is pleased to offer scads of information about the subject, including articles written expressly for students themselves, school personnel, and parents.
Website 1 URL http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/iep-transition/
Resource Parent Further
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty * General Information
Short Desc. Parenting resources.
Area Served National
Long Description Behind our advice and approach are research-based information and tools that have been put to the test in the real world, as well as a panel of experts in parenting, child psychology, and related fields. The core of our approach is built on Search Institute�s Developmental Assets�: 40 common sense, positive qualities and experiences that help influence the choices kids make.
Website 1 Description Main Site
Website 1 URL http://www.parentfurther.com
Resource Partnership University
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty Bullying
Area Served National
Long Description The mission of The Partnership is to identify, create and support the best programs, policies and practices to improve the health, education and well-being of children and their families. The Partnership is an intermediary organization that works closely with direct service providers to increase their effectiveness and sustainability and to benefit vulnerable children, youth, families, and communities. It supports and sustains direct services by evaluating what works; training direct service providers such as teachers, school administrators, and nonprofit staff to do what works; and developing leadership to implement what works.
Website 1 URL http://www.partnershipuniversity.org/
Resource PIctureSET
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty * EDUCATION
Short Desc. Visual supports for different curriculum areas, activities, and events.
Area Served International
Education Publication Topic Other
Long Description PictureSET is a collection of downloadable visual supports that can be used by students for both receptive and expressive communication in the classroom, at home, and in the community. This searchable database allows you to find a wide range of useful visual supports for different curriculum areas, activities, and events.
Website 1 URL http://www.setbc.org/pictureset/
Resource Planet Aware
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty * EDUCATION
Short Desc. Planet Aware is a new online community where teens and young adults with disabilities can find resources, support, and friendship.
Area Served Florida
Long Description The Planet Aware website includes information and learning opportunities on various topics related to educational planning for students who are preparing to, or are in the process of transitioning to higher education or employment. Our resources have a particular focus on social skills, self-determination, and participation in the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) process in Florida.
Website 1 URL http://planetaware.org
Email info@planetaware.org
Resource Positive Family Intervention Project
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Area Served Florida
Long Description Collaborative effort between the University of South Florida (USF) and the Center for Autism & Related Disabilities (CARD) housed at USF’s St. Petersburg campus. The project is a research study that has been designed to evaluate two approaches to parent education, both of which have been proven to be effective in improving children’s behavior. Parents participating in this study will receive training and assistance in positive behavior support for their young child with a developmental disability.
Website 1 URL http://www.stpt.usf.edu/coas/pfi/index.htm
Resource Post-Secondary Education Resources
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty Post-Secondary Education
Short Desc. From Parent Center Hub
Area Served National
Education Publication Topic Transition from High School
Long Description Resources related to transition and post-secondary education.
Website 1 URL http://www.parentcenterhub.org/topics/postsecondary/
Resource Potential Consultants to the Transition Team
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty * EDUCATION
Short Desc. Parent Center Hub
Area Served National
Education Publication Topic Transition from High School
Long Description As part of transition planning for a youth with disabilities, you may consider inviting any number of consultants to help in planning.
Website 1 URL http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/consultants/
Resource Practical Autism Resources
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Disability Category Autism
Topic or Specialty * EDUCATION
Short Desc. Curriculum resources and activities.
Area Served National
Education Publication Topic Other
Website 1 URL http://www.practicalautismresources.com/printables
Resource Pre-K Now
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty Advocacy
Area Served National
Long Description National advocacy group. Pre-K Now recognizes that pre-k advocates share a common cause but often don’t have access to common resources. From state to state, pre-k challenges and solutions vary, yet the insight gained from each campaign is valuable to us all. Gathered here are facts, research, presentations, and honest dialogues about pre-k.
Website 1 URL http://www.pewstates.org/projects/pre-k-now-328067
Resource Present Levels
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty * EDUCATION
Short Desc. From the Center for Parent Information and Resources.
Area Served National
Education Publication Topic Individualized Education Plan (IEP)
Long Description IDEA requires that each IEP must include a statement of the child�s present levels of academic achievement and functional performance. This part of the IEP is commonly referred to as the �present levels statement.�
Website 1 URL http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/present-levels/
Resource Quarterly OSEP Director Call for Parent Centers: Restraint and Seclusion
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty * EDUCATION
Short Desc. From Parent Center Hub
Area Served National
Education Publication Topic Other
Long Description Recording of a September 20, 2012 webinar in which Larry Wexler, Director of OSEP�s Research to Practice Division, presented the principles of OSEP�s recently released Restraint and Seclusion resource document.
Website 1 URL http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/quarterly-osep-director-call-for-parent-centers-restraint-and-seclusion/
Resource Questions About Kids
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Area Served National
Long Description Information series on the topics of Social and Emotional Growth, Challenging Behaviors, and Mental Health – published by CEED. Tackles common issues of concern to parents and professionals. Each issue addresses one question about young children.
Website 1 URL http://education.umn.edu/ceed/publications/questionsaboutkids/
Resource Raven Days
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty Bullying
Area Served National
Long Description Surviving Middle School, Junior High, and High School as a Hunted Outsider. A site for outsiders who are being bullied at school, for adults who remember what it was like to be bullied, for those who want to help.
Website 1 URL http://www.ravendays.org
Resource Resources Especially for Child Care Providers and Preschools
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. From Parent Center Hub
Area Served National
Website 1 URL http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/childcare/
Resource Sample Advocacy Letters
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty * EDUCATION
Area Served National
Long Description “If it’s not in writing…it didn’t happen.” Why re-invent the wheel? Great resource for every imaginable letter you will need to write concerning your child and services.
Website 1 URL http://www.familyrn.org/resources/sample_letters.html
Resource SAT or ACT: How to Know Which Is Best for Your Child
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Disability Category Learning Disabilities
Topic or Specialty Transition
Short Desc. From Understood: learning & attention issues
Area Served National
Long Description SAT or ACT? It might not seem like there�s much difference between the two college admissions tests. But, in fact, there is. And depending on your child�s learning and attention issues, one test may be a better fit than the other.
Website 1 URL https://www.understood.org/en/school-learning/choosing-changing-schools/leaving-high-school/sat-or-act-how-to-know-which-is-best-for-your-child?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=understoodorg
Resource School Authority in Special Circumstances
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty * EDUCATION
Short Desc. From Parent Center Hub
Area Served National
Education Publication Topic Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
Long Description In addition to the general authority of school personnel to remove a student with disabilities from his or her current placement in disciplinary situations, school personnel also have the authority to remove a student with disabilities for what�s known as �special circumstances.�
Website 1 URL http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/specialcircumstances/
Resource Section 504 and IDEA: Basic Similarities and Differences
Resource Type Web Links to Other Resources
Topic or Specialty * EDUCATION
Short Desc. Wrightslaw Article by S. James Rosenfeld, Esq., EDLAW, Inc.
Area Served National
Education Publication Topic Section 504
Long Description This article will familiarize parents with why and how Section 504 impacts the education of children with disabilities; illustrate some of the differences between Section 504 and IDEA; and provide a basic explanation of “how Section 504 works.”
Website 1 URL http://www.wrightslaw.com/advoc/articles/504_IDEA_Rosenfeld.html