Parent Useful Information Websites

 

  • Council for Exceptional Children

According to this website: "The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving the educational success of individuals with disabilities and/or gifts and talents. CEC advocates for appropriate governmental policies, sets professional standards, provides professional development, advocates for individuals with exceptionalities, and helps professionals obtain conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice."

https://www.cec.sped.org/

  • Disability.gov

Disability.gov is a federal government website that provides comprehensive information on disability-related programs, services, policies, laws and regulations. 

https://www.disability.gov/

  • Easterseals

Organization that helps people, and their families, living with disabilities live better lives. 

http://www.easterseals.com/

  • Exceptional Children's Assistant Center

ECAC is an organization in North Carolina that strives to improve the lives and education of ALL children, with an emphasis on those children with disabilities. It is a non-profit organization that is ran mainly by parents of children with disabilities. 

http://www.ecac-parentcenter.org/

  • National Association of Parents with Children in Special Education

Provides information on the various disabilities, provides information on special education laws, and provides information and resources for parents. Focused on helping parents become their child's best advocate. 

http://www.napcse.org/

  • North Carolina Department of Public Instruction Exceptional Children's Department

Website provides various information and resources for teachers and parents of exceptional children. 

http://ec.ncpublicschools.gov/

  • Parents Rights Handbook-English

Informs parents of their legal rights for the child with a disability. 

http://ec.ncpublicschools.gov/parent-resources/ecparenthandbook.pdf

  • Parents Rights Handbook-Spanish

Informs parents of their legal rights for the child with a disability. 

http://http://ec.ncpublicschools.gov/parent-resources/ecspanishhandbook.pdf

  • Special Education Guide

Special Education Guide is parent's and educator's go-to resource for mastering the terminology, procedures and best practices in special education. 

http://www.specialeducationguide.com/

 

 

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