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Parent Resources

ASPERGER SYNDROME

ASCEND Group, Inc.

O.A.S.I.S. Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support

 

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY

Assistive Technology Training Online Project (ATTO)

Center of Disabilities Assistive Technology Training (CSUN)

National Assistive Technology Research Institute (NATRI).

Oregon Technology Access Program

Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology Services in School Settings (QIAT)

 

AUTISM

Autism Living and Working (ALAW)

Autism Research Institute (ARI)

Autism Society of America (ASA)

ASA Directory of Local Chapters

 

Parent Support Groups serving:

● ASA Groups:  Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery
Counties

● ASA Group:  Lehigh County
● Sharing and Caring of Bucks County

 

DISABILITY – GENERAL

Family Village

 

EDUCATION – GENERAL

Education Week on the Web

Pennsylvania Department of Education

 

PDE Includes:

Basic Education Circulars (BECS)

Pennsylvania’s Academic Standards

Pennsylvania PTA

United States Department of Education

 

EDUCATION – GIFTED

American Association for Gifted Children (AAGC)

Center for Talented Youth (CTY)

National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC)

The National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented

Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education (PAGE)

Yahoo! Search – Gifted Youth

 

EDUCATION – SPECIAL

Do2Learn

The Education Law Center-PA (ELC-PA)

CEC (Council for Exceptional Children)

Internet Resource for Special Children (IRSC)

The Federal Resource Center for Special Education

Kids Together, Inc.

National State Policy Database (NASD)

Office for Dispute Resolution

Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)

The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Resources (OSERS)

PARENT EDUCATION NETWORK (PEN)

Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN)

 

INCLUSION

Enabling Education Network

The Inclusion Network

Inclusion… Or Yours, Mine, Ours

Inclusion (University of Northern Iowa)

Inclusion in Science Education for Students with Disabilities

Inclusion Press

Institute on Community Integration (University of Minnesota)

New Horizons:   Inclusion of Students with Special Needs

Resources for Inclusive Education

 

MEDICAL

American Academy of Pediatrics

American Academy of Pediatrics (The Maryland Chapter)

American Medical Association

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),

Kids Health

MED WEB @ Emory University

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The Pennsylvania Health Law Project (PHLP)

MEDICAL ASSISTANCE APPLICATION – To view the application necessary to apply for Medical Assistance in Pennsylvania on behalf of a disabled child, click here.  Once completed, you should mail or hand deliver the application to the County Assistance Office closest to your child’s home.

Medicaid Waivers – Department of Public Welfare’s Office of Developmental Programs website.

Getting What You Need When You Need It, a guide written by Caryl A. Oberman outlining the various sources of funding for people with autism in Pennsylvania.

Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services

Search MEDLINE at the National Library of Medicine’s

Yahoo! Health Page