Webliography - Special Education

Special Education

American Sign Language


The dictionary on American Sign Language terms would help those who are trying to communicate with a person who signs, but does not hear. New word definitions are being added, and this will soon bring the total number of ASL terms to more than 1270! Also included is the basic alphabet and numbers 1-10. This dictionary has both animated and text definitions. The text definitions also have letter or number sign images to aid in visualizing the sign. This will allow you to quickly locate a word, read how to sign the word, and choose to view the animated sign if you wish.


Internet Resources for Special Children


The IRSC web site is dedicated to children with disabilities and other health related disorders worldwide. Our mission is to improve the lives of these children by:

  • Providing valuable information to parents, family members, caregivers, friends, educators, and medical professionals who provide them services and support.
  • Creating positive changes and enhancing public awareness and knowledge of children with disabilities and other health related disorders.
  • Providing Online Communities - a place where you can ask questions or connect with other people who may have the same questions, thoughts, and/or experiences.
  • Providing access to recent news articles and books.
  • Acting as a central starting point that integrates information, resources, and communication opportunities.



ISER is a nationwide directory of professionals, organizations, and schools that serve the learning disabilities and special education communities. We help parents and caregivers find local special education professionals to help with learning disabilities and attention deficit disorder assessment, therapy, advocacy, critical teen issues, and other special needs. We also offer a directory of Special Needs Teacher Training Programs and Job Opportunities, , Special Needs Software and Assistive Technology, and Travel Assistance for Disbaled Persons.


Learning and Reading Disabilities


The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals with dyslexia, their families and the communities that support them. IDA is the oldest learning disabilities organization in the nation -- founded in 1949 in memory of Dr. Samuel T. Orton, a distinguished neurologist. Throughout our rich history, our goal has been to provide the most comprehensive forum for parents, educators, and researchers to share their experiences, methods, and knowledge.


The good news is that the Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) is here to help. Since 1963, LDA has provided support to people with learning disabilities, their parents, teachers and other professionals. At the national, state and local levels, LDA provides cutting edge information on learning disabilities, practical solutions, and a comprehensive network of resources These services make the Learning Disabilities Association of America the leading resource for information on learning disabilities like dyslexia, dyscalculia, and dysgraphia. LDA believes that every person with learning disabilities can be successful at school, at work, in relationships, and in the community -- given the right opportunities.


National Center for Learning Disabilities official website provides an online resources for parents, educators, and individuals with learning disabilities.


Child Health and Human Development


The official website of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) provides A to Z health & human development topics.


Developmental Expressive Language Disorder


This is the official website of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) .ASHA is the professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 127,000 members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists.


Special Education


Special Education Resources on the Internet (SERI) includes links to 22 different categories of special needs information.


Council for Exceptional ChildrenThe CEC helps education professionals obtain the resources necessary for teaching exceptional, special needs, and gifted children.


Special Education.Org is a rescue and information site for parents and professionals. It provides information on specific disabilities as well as news and articles on special education.


The worldwide mission of The Council for Exceptional Children is to improve educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities. CEC, a non-profit association, accomplishes its mission which is carried out in support of special education professionals and others working on behalf of individuals with exceptionalities, by advocating for appropriate governmental policies, by setting professional standards, by providing continuing professional development, by advocating for newly and historically underserved individuals with exceptionalities, and by helping professionals achieve the conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice.