Advocates for Justice and Education, Inc.
A DC-based organization created to increase parental involvement in the education of children with special needs through training and educating parents and others involved in making special education-related decisions. (AJE is the designated Parent Training and Information center under IDEA Part D)
A partnership that aims to improve the educational outcomes for children with disabilities by linking family and professional organizations to each other and to resources and information. Supported by OSEP through the National Association of State Directors of Special Education.
Resources for parents and educators about IDEA, learning disabilities, early literacy and learning resources, support for individuals with learning disabilities, and policy and advocacy tools
Information on youth with disabilities, IDEA, No Child Left Behind as it relates to children with disabilities, and research-based information on effective educational practices
A nonprofit advocacy organization created to advance the individual and collective interests of people with developmental disabilities and mental retardation in DC
A Parent's Guide to Helping Kids with Learning Difficulties:
Information and resources on how to identify disabilities, prepare for meetings with your child's school, connect with others, and help your child receive an appropriate education
Information about OSEP's dedication to improving results for youth with disabilities by providing leadership and financial support to assist states and local districts
News, information and resources on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA), the nation's law that works to improve educational results for students with learning disabilities
A guide to the many aspects of obtaining special education services for your child, including explanations of specific disabilities under IDEA. Composed by the Ohio Department of Education in September 2005 (please note that some information may be specific to Ohio Schools)
A source of reader-friendly information on special education law and advocacy for children with disabilities; good for parents, educators, and advocates.