Book Publishers for Disability Related Topics
Connecticut Resources
Connecticut Resources: Focus on Fairfield County
Education Law Sites
Fun Places to Shop
General Disability-Related Organizations
Inclusion Resources
Legal and Legislative Research
Online Newsletters
Specific Disabilities
Testing Info

Book Publishers for Disability Related Topics:

Attainment Company / IEP Resources

Brookes Publishing

Brookline Books

Future Horizons, Inc.

Harbor House Law Press

Inclusion Press

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Jason & Nordic Publishers

Peytral Publications, Inc.

Special Needs Project (SNP) World Wide

Woodbine House

Connecticut Resources:

CT Birth to 3 System

CT Department of Developmental Services

CT Down Syndrome Congress

CT Office of Protection and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities (P&A)

CT Parent Advocacy Center (CPAC)

CT State Department of Education

SERC (Special Education Resource Center)

Smart Kids With Learning Disabilities

SPED*NET New Canaan

Connecticut Resources: Focus on Fairfield County:

Abilis (formerly Greenwich Arc)


Child’s Play Clinic.

Department of Developmental Services

Disability Resource Center of Fairfield County, Inc.  (DRC)

Greenwich Pizza Moms:

Kennedy Community Services

PDD/Asperger Syndrome Support group

Pizza Moms


SPED*NET Special Education Network of New Canaan, Ltd.

SPED*NET Special Education Network of Wilton, Ltd.

Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities

St. Vincent’s Special Needs Service/First Connections Family Center

STAR – Lighting the Way, Inc.,


Education Law Sites:

Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPPA) –

Harbor House Law Press – –

Family Educational Rights Privacy Act (FERPA): Statute –

Federal Government: Federal Courts

Federal Register

Government Printing Office

Fun Places to Shop:

1. Disability is Natural: Welcome to the Disability is Natural online store: your source for a variety of products that promote New Ways of Thinking about disability! Great outcomes are possible when we acquire new attitudes and perceptions.

2. Human Policy Press: Human Policy Press is an independent press, started by the Center on Human Policy in 1974, to promote positive attitudes towards people with disabilities.

3. Music From the Heart: Jeff Moyer – Internationally known songsmith, performer, and writer. Music for all ages – educates, entertains, inspires and unites!

4. National Association for Down Syndrome: Videos, posters, bookmarks, folders. All related to Down syndrome.

5. Nth Degree: A progressive, forward-thinking graphic design company geared toward issues related to the independent living movement, inclusion, diversity, and disability rights movements.

6. The Parent Side online store: It’s a campaign for inclusion and against exclusion! Find original unique products that say it like it is, and let you tell the rest of the world! A wide variety of items T-shirts, bumper stickers, hats, mugs and more. The perfect gift for an individual with a disability, their familiy members or any advocate.

7. A Positive Perspective A Positive Perspective offers unique, upbeat designs to help you promote awareness about Down syndrome and inclusion. A variety of gift and personal items display positive messages and help create positive perspectives in others.

General Disability-Related Organizations:

NICHCY National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities

National Organization on Disability

National Easter Seals Society

The Center on Human Policy

Very Special Arts

The ARC of the United States

NORD National Organization for Rare Disorders

BEACH Center

Parents helping Parents

Special Olympics International

The National Association of Protection and Advocacy Systems

Government Resources for Disability Laws:

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Council for Exceptional Children

FERPA Information Family Policy Compliance Office –

No Child Left Behind

Section 504:

US Dept of Education Office of Special Education Programs

Inclusion Resources:

Axis Disability Rights

Disability is Natural Read the article on People First Language and share it with everyone you know – especially those who write reports on your child!

Family Village

Families and Advocates Partnership for Education (FAPE)

Inclusion Press Homepage

Kids Together

Kids Together – Right to Regular Education

LD Online

Least Restrictive Environment Coalition NY –

LRE Cases

NICHCY (National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities)

Nth Degree Check out the full line of posters, teeshirts, totes, etc.

PACER Center:


The Center on Human Policy Check out their posters & tee-shirts Universal Design for Learning:


Very Special Arts Check out their Express Diversity program!

Windows to the Universe science resources for diverse learners

Wrights Law

Legal and Legislative Research:

Legal Information Institute, Cornell Law School

Thomas – Legislative Information on the Internet

FirstGov – the U.S. government’s official web portal

The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

Legal Search Engines: ALL LAW – Law, Crime and Punishment

American Law Sources On-Line (ALSO)

Council on Law in Higher Education



First Gov

Hieros Gamos

Internet Legal Resource Guide

Jurist – legal news



MoreLaw – litigation digest and directory

Virtual Law Library (subscription neccessary!)

West Legal Directory

Online Newsletters: – free announcements about Disability is Natural news and specials. Highly recommended! – LD OnLine is the leading website on learning disabilities. They offer a free monthly newsletter. – The Beacon is an electronic journal published quarterly by Harbor House Law Press. The Beacon publishes articles and essays for attorneys, advocates and others who are interested in special education law and practice. – The Special Ed Advocate is a free online newsletter about special education legal and advocacy topics. Subscribers learn about new cases, special offers on books by Pete & Pam Wright, seminars, training, and other useful information about special education law and advocacy.

Specific Disabilities:

ADD Attention Deficit Disorder: CHADD Children and Adults with ADD

Angelman Syndrome Foundation

Asperger’s Disorder Homepage

Asthma: Food Allergy Network

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Autism Society of America

Autism Research Institute

Blindness/Vision Impairment: American Council of the Blind Guiding Eyes for the Blind ; National Eye Institute ; The Low Vision Gateway

Brain Injury Association

Cerebral Palsy: United Cerebral Palsy Associations, Inc.

Cleft Palette: Smiles

Deafness/Hearing Impaired: National Information Center on Deafness ; The Deaf Resource Library

Diabetes: American Diabetes Association

Dyslexia: The International Dyslexia Society

Down Syndrome: National Down Syndrome Society ; National Down Syndrome Congress

Epilepsy Foundation of America

Fragile X Syndrome: National Fragile X Foundation

Health Issues: Health Finder ; Department of Health and Human Services

Hydrocephalus Association

Intellectual Disabilities: AAID American Associatio on Intellectual Disabilities

Invisible Disabilities Homepage

Learning Disabilities: NCLD National Center for Learning Disabilities ; LD online

Mental Illness: Knowledge Exchange Network ; National Alliance for the Mentally Ill ; American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Nonverbal Learning Disabilities: The Nonverbal Learning Disorders Association ; NLDline

Prader – Willi Syndrome Association http//

Respiratory Issues: American Lung Association ; Your Lung Health

Rett Syndrome: International Rett Syndrome Association http//

Sensory Integration Resource Center

Speech and Language Delay: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Spina Bifida: Spina Bifida Association of America

Spinal Cord Injury: National Spinal Cord Injury Association ;United Spinal Association (formerly the Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Assoc)

Stuttering: National Center on Stuttering

CT Tourette Syndrome Association

Williams Syndrome: Williams Syndrome Association

Testing Info:

Association for Test Publishers:

Dumont / Willis:

Educational Testing Resources:

Sattler text books:

Stamford-Binet 5 information:

Western Psychological Services:

Woodcock Johnson III information: