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  • Special Education

    Global Special Education And Disabilities Sites

    National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities
    NICHCY is the national information and referral center that provides information on disabilities and disability-related issues for families, educators, and other professionals.

    Council for Exceptional Children: Division on Career Development and Transition
    DCDT focuses on the career development of children, youth and adults of all ages and exceptionalities, including transitions and career development of exceptional children.

    The National Center for Learning Disabilities
    The mission of National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) is to promote public awareness and understanding of children and adults with learning disabilities.

    The Institute for Community Inclusion
    The Institute for Community Inclusion supports the rights of children and adults with disabilities to participate in all aspects of the community.

    National Center to Improve Practices in Special Education
    The National Center to Improve Practice was established to improve educational outcomes for students with disabilities by promoting the effective use of assistive and instructional technologies among educators and related personnel serving these students

    Developmental Delay Resources
    DDR is a nonprofit organization dedicated to meeting the needs of those working with children who have developmental delays in sensory motor, language, social, and emotional areas.

    The Family Village
    The Family Village is a global community that integrates information, resources, and communication opportunities on the Internet for persons with cognitive and other disabilities, for their families, and for those that provide them services and support.

    Cornucopia of Disability Information
    CODI serves as a community resource for consumers and professionals by providing disability information in a wide variety of areas.

    Mobility International USA
    MIUSA is a U.S. Department of State funded program to empower people with disabilities around the world through international exchange, information, technical assistance and training, and to ensure the inclusion of people with disabilities in international exchange and development programs.

    Last Updated: September 2, 2008

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