for Teachers and Parents
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or National Organizations:
Below are several links to websites and other sources of
professional information on the internet.
The mission of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
is to promote the interests of and provide the highest quality services
for professionals in audiology, speech-language pathology, and speech
and hearing science, and to advocate for people with communication disabilities.
Council for Exceptional
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest
international professional organization dedicated to improving educational
outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities,
and/or the gifted.
Association of America (LDA)
LDA is the largest non-profit volunteer organization for
individuals with learning disabilities. LDA is the only national organization
devoted to defining and finding solutions for the broad spectrum of learning
National Institute for
The National Institute for Literacy is an independent federal
organization created to ensure that the highest quality of literacy services
is available to adults who need stronger literacy skills in order to take
full advantage of continuing lifelong learning opportunities.
National Joint Committee
on Learning Disabilities (NJCLD)
NJCLD facilitates communication and cooperation among the
member organizations, provides an interdisciplinary forum for the review
of issues for educational and governmental agencies, and acts as a resource
committee for those agencies and other interested groups.
The Office of Special
Education and Rehabilitative Services
OSERS supports programs that assist in educating children
with special needs, provides for the rehabilitation of youth and adults
with disabilities, and supports research to improve the lives of individuals
Schwab Foundation for
Schwab Foundation for Learning is dedicated to raising
awareness about learning differences and providing parents and teachers
with the information, resources and support they need to improve the lives
of kids with learning differences.
The Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC), a
federally-funded national information system that provides, through
16 subject-specific clearinghouses, associated adjunct clearinghouses,
and support components, a variety of services and products on a broad
range of education-related issues. ERIC is accessed through the
Educators Reference Desk.
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