Book Publishers for Disability Related Topics
Connecticut Resources: Focus on Fairfield County
Education Law Sites
Fun Places to Shop
General Disability-Related Organizations
Legal and Legislative Research
Book Publishers for Disability Related Topics:
Attainment Company / IEP Resources www.attainmentcompany.com
Brookes Publishing www.brookespublishing.com
Brookline Books www.brooklinebooks.com
Harbor House Law Press www.harborhouselaw.com
Inclusion Press www.inclusion.com
Jessica Kingsley Publishers www.jkp.com
Special Needs Project (SNP) World Wide www.specialneeds.com
Woodbine House www.woodbinehouse.com
CT Birth to 3 System www.birth23.org
CT Department of Developmental Services https://portal.ct.gov/dds
CT Office of Protection and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities (P&A) https://portal.ct.gov/Services/Health-and-Human-Services/Disability-Services/Protection-and-Advocacy-for-Persons-with-Disabilities
CT Parent Advocacy Center (CPAC) www.cpacinc.org
CT State Department of Education https://portal.ct.gov/SDE
Down Syndrome Association of CT https://mydsact.org/
SERC (Special Education Resource Center) www.ctserc.org
Smart Kids With Learning Disabilities www.SmartKidswithLD.org
Connecticut Resources: Focus on Fairfield County:
Abilis (formerly Greenwich Arc) www.abilis.us
ARI OF CONNECTICUT, INC. www.arict.org.
Kennedy Community Services www.thekennedycenterinc.org
PDD/Asperger Syndrome Support group www.pddaspergersupportCT.org.
Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities www.SmartKidswithLD.org
Stamford Education 4 Autism: https://stamfordeducation4autism.org/
St. Vincent’s Special Needs Service/First Connections Family Center www.stvincentsspecialneeds.org
STAR – Lighting the Way, Inc., https://starincct.org/
Education Law Sites:
Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPPA) – http://www.copaa.org
Harbor House Law Press – http://www.harborhouselaw.com/
Wrightslaw.com – http://www.wrightslaw.com
Family Educational Rights Privacy Act (FERPA): https://www2.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/fpco/ferpa/index.html
Federal Government: Federal Courts http://www.uscourts.gov
Fun Places to Shop:
1. Disability is Natural:https://www.disabilityisnatural.com/shop.html 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: https://thechp.syr.edu/resources/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: http://www.jeffmoyer.com Jeff Moyer – Internationally known songsmith, performer, and writer. Music for all ages – educates, entertains, inspires and unites!
4. National Association for Down Syndrome: https://www.nads.org/shop/ Videos, posters, bookmarks, folders. All related to Down syndrome.
5. The Parent Side online store: http://www.cafepress.com/theparentside 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.
6. A Positive Perspective http://www.apositiveperspective.com 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:
National Organization on Disability http://www.nod.org
The Center on Human Policy http://soeweb.syr.edu/thechp/
The ARC of the United States http://www.thearc.org
NORD National Organization for Rare Disorders http://www.rarediseases.org/
Parents helping Parents http://www.php.com
Special Olympics International http://www.specialolympics.org
The National Association of Protection and Advocacy Systems http://www.protectionandadvocacy.org/
Government Resources for Disability Laws:
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) www.ada.gov
No Child Left Behind www.nochildleftbehind.gov
Section 504: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/disabilityoverview.html
US Dept of Education Office of Special Education Programs www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers
Disability is Natural www.disabilityisnatural.com Read the article on People First Language and share it with everyone you know – especially those who write reports on your child!
Inclusion Press Homepage www.inclusion.com
Kids Together www.kidstogether.org
LD Online www.ldonline.org
Least Restrictive Environment Coalition NY – www.lrecoalition.org/02_lawsOnLRE/index.htm
PACER Center: www.pacer.org
The Center on Human Policy http://soeweb.syr.edu/thechp Check out their posters & tee-shirts Universal Design for Learning:
Wrights Law www.wrightslaw.com
Legal and Legislative Research:
Legal Information Institute, Cornell Law School http://www.law.cornell.edu/
The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law http://bazelon.org
Attitude Magazine https://www.additudemag.com/
http://www.disabilityisnatural.com – free announcements about Disability is Natural news and specials. Highly recommended!
Disability Scoop. https://www.disabilityscoop.com/
http://www.ldonline.org – LD OnLine is the leading website on learning disabilities. They offer a free monthly newsletter.
http://www.harborhouselaw.com/newsletter.html – 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.
http://www.wrightslaw.com/subscribe.htm – 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.
ADD Attention Deficit Disorder: https://chadd.org/
Angelman Syndrome Foundation http://www.angelman.org
Asthma: Food Allergy Network http://www.foodallergy.org/
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology http://www.aaaai.org
Autism Society of America http://www.autism-society.org
Autism Research Institute http://www.autism.com/ari/
Blindness/Vision Impairment: American Council of the Blind http://www.acb.org Guiding Eyes for the Blind http://www.guiding-eyes.org ; National Eye Institute http://www.nei.nih.gov ;
Brain Injury Association http://www.biausa.org
Cleft Palette: Smiles http://www.cleft.org
Deafness/Hearing Impaired: National Information Center on Deafness http://ClercCenter.gallaudet.edu ; The Deaf Resource Library http://www.deaflibrary.org
Diabetes: American Diabetes Association http://www.diabetes.org
Dyslexia: The International Dyslexia Society http://www.interdys.org
Down Syndrome: National Down Syndrome Society http://www.ndss.org/ ; National Down Syndrome Congress http://www.ndsccenter.org
Epilepsy Foundation of America http://www.efa.org
Hydrocephalus Association http://www.HydroAssoc.org
Intellectual Disabilities: AAID American Associatio on Intellectual Disabilities http://www.aamr.org
Learning Disabilities: NCLD National Center for Learning Disabilities http://www.ncld.org ; LD online http://www.ldonline.org
Mental Illness: Knowledge Exchange Network http://www.mentalhealth.org ; National Alliance for the Mentally Ill http://www.nami.org ; American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry http://www.aacap.org
Nonverbal Learning Disabilities: The Nonverbal Learning Disorders Association http://www.nlda.org/
Prader – Willi Syndrome Association http://www.pwsausa.org
Rett Syndrome: International Rett Syndrome Association http://www.rettsyndrome.org
Sensory Integration Resource Center http://www.sinetwork.org
Speech and Language Delay: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association http://www.asha.org
Spina Bifida: Spina Bifida Association of America http://www.sbaa.org
Spinal Cord Injury: National Spinal Cord Injury Association http://www.spinalcord.org ;United Spinal Association (formerly the Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Assoc) http://www.unitedspinal.org
Williams Syndrome: Williams Syndrome Association http://www.williams-syndrome.org
Educational Testing Resources: http://www.ets.org
Sattler text books: http://www.sattlerpublisher.com/
Stamford-Binet 5 information: http://www.riverpub.com/products/clinical/sbis5/resource.html
Western Psychological Services: http://www.wpspublish.com: http://www.riverpub.com/products/clinical/wj3/home.html