Disability-Related Resources

Local Medical Care for Children

General Links

Early Childhood-Related Links

Learning Disabilities Links

Occupational & Physical Therapy Links

Speech and Language Links

Websites for Special Needs

  • AAC Intervention — Created by Julie Marro and Caroline Musselwhite to assist students who use augmentative communication. Links to Boardmaker resources.
  • AbleNet Remarkable Ideas — Choose student grade level, skill to address, activity theme and search for wonderful matching lesson plans.
  • Bright Solutions for Dyslexia — Latest research and materials for working with students with dyslexia.
  • Cindy’s Autistic Support — Wonderful website with resources to assist students with autism.
  • Could it be Dyslexia? — Online videos on dyslexia.
  • Creative Communicating — Ideas for working with students using augmentative communication.
  • Dragnifier — Magnifier for the computer.
  • Georgia Project for Assistive Technology (GPAT) — GPAT has developed numerous resources to assist educators and families in providing assistive technology services to students with disabilities.
  • informED — An Australian website that has practical insights dealing with a variety of topics. This link addresses communication techniques with parents and students, and is the first part of a seven-part series.
  • The Learning Toolbox — This website provides many wonderful ideas for test-taking skills, study skills, reading and much more for students with special needs.
  • National Center for Learning Disabilities — Resources for helping students with special needs.
  • QIAT — Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology
  • Searchable Online Accommodation Resource (SOAR) — System designed to let users explore various accommodation options for people with disabilities in work and educational settings.
  • Simplified Technology — Created by Linda Burkhart, this site is filled with ideas and handouts for students who use assistive technology.
  • Tar Heel Reader — This website has many accessible books that will read to students, can be made switch-accessible, and may be downloaded as a PowerPoint, Flash or Impress format.
  • Teaching Learners with Mulitple Needs 
  • TechMatrix — This website helps to match assistive technologies with student needs.
  • Zac Browser — This is a free web browser for students with autism.

Scholarship Information

College Scholarships for the Deaf (Information coming soon)

Links

A.G. Bell Association

American Society for Deaf Children

AudiologyOnline

CI Circle: Parents of Children with Cochlear Implants

Central Institute for the Deaf

Florida Department of Education Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing Home Page

Florida Educators of the Hearing Impaired (FEHI)

Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind

Gallaudet University

Hands and Voices

John Tracy Clinic

Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center

National Association of the Deaf

National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management

National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology

PEPNet

Resource Materials and Technology Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing / FDLRS

Transition and Planning Services

FDLRS/RMTC/OSBD Videos

Florida Diagnostic & Learning Resources System (FDLRS) Resource Materials & Technology Center (RMTC) Outreach Services for the Blind/Visually Impaired & Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing (OSBD) has created the following videos: