Disability-Related Resources

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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.
  • 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.