Links

Special Education

A Parent's Guide to Special Education
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/specialed/publications/policy/parentguide.htm

Information for Parents of Preschool Students with Disabilities AGES 3-5
http://www.vesid.nysed.gov/specialed/publications/preschool/brochure.htm 

Professional Related Service

National Association of School Psychologists
http://www.nasponline.org/

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
http://www.asha.org/default.htm

Disorder Specific Resources

National Tourette Syndrome Association
http://www.tsa-usa.org

Advocates for Individuals with High-Functioning Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, and Other Pervasive
Developmental Disorders
http://www.aha-as-pdd.org

Autism Society of America
http://www.autism-society.org

Charcot Marie Tooth Disorder (CMT)
http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/charcot_marie_tooth/charcot_marie_tooth.htm

MDA Fact Sheet on CMT
http://www.mda.org/publications/fa-cmt-what.html#whatis

 

Transition Services

1. www.vesid.nysed.gov/specialed/transition

This VESID website provides information regarding NYS regulations and resources to support transition.

2. www.socialsecurity.gov/disability/disability_starter_kits.htm

This site provides information about the SSI disability program and answers questions most people ask about applying for benefits. Application can be made online.

3. www.vesid.nysed.gov/do

Information regarding Vocational Rehabilitation that can assist an eligible person with a disability to plan for a career and receive training to achieve work goals.

4. www.nycareerzone.org

An interactive site designed to encourage High School and Middle School students to explore career options.

5. www.licil.net

A centrally located non-residential center which offers a range of services and information for persons with disabilities.

 

 

Note:

Please email me suggestions for websites that you beleive would prove useful to parents and staff.

cgootman@greatneck.k12.ny.us