Tennessee Disability Pathfinder
Pathfinder helps families and agencies find useful disability services and resources in Tennessee.
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
An array of information targeted specifically for youngsters with disabilities. Information regarding developmental milestones, specific disabilities, and information about IDEA is provided.
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities – Education
Information regarding assessment and accommodations, effective math instruction, and social skills and academic achievement is presented.
U.S. Department of Education – ADHD
U.S. Department of Education informational website covering a variety of issues related to ADHD.
Website dedicated specifically to learning disabilities and ADHD. Basic information, instructional strategies for parents and educators, a special section for kids, and many other resources can be found here.
Technical Assistance Alliance for Parent Centers
Provides links to evidence-based research articles, disability and education websites, resources for Spanish speaking individuals, and legislative information.
Informative site concerning learning disabilities, ADD/ADHD, gifted and talented, sensory integration dysfunction, Asperger’s syndrome, and dyslexia. Academic strategies are included.
Support and Training for Exceptional Parents
Support and Training for Exceptional Parents is a website specifically for families living in TN. Their goal is to provide free information, advocacy training, and support to those eligible under IDEA.
Large website designed for individuals with disabilities, their families, and those that provide services and support to them.
Tennessee Department of Education
Brochure discussing the rights of parents with children with special needs. Provided by the Tennessee State Department of Education.
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
This website is designed for parents of children with special needs. Specifically, information is outlined regarding IDEA, Section 504, ADA, child evaluation, and suggestions for parents are provided.
National Center for Learning Disabilities
Expansive website dealing with learning disabilities. Designed for those with a learning disability (LD), parents, and educators. Legislation is also discussed.
Provides information on a variety of special education topics.
This site explores ADHD, mental retardation, autism, behavioral issues, anxiety, depression, speech and language impairments, and hearing health. In addition, bullying, learning disabilities in regards to response to intervention (RTI), and college issues are addressed.
Focuses on interventions that can be used by parents and educators.
Yale Child Study Center – Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Answers to frequently asked questions regarding pervasive developmental disorders (PDD) can be found at this website.
College Accommodations and Modifications (CollegeDegree.com)
100 web tools are provided to help those with a variety of disabilities. For example, text to speech, audiobooks, math help, computer browsing, reading and writing aids,and visual and hearing impaired aids are accessible.