Special Education

Includes information on learning disabilities, autism, aspergers, Down Syndrome, ADHD, and inclusion.  For resources on inclusion, please see our Inclusive Education page

General Top of page

CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research 
Cerebral Palsy Source
Children Diagnosed with Cancer: Returning to School
Down Syndrome Research Foundation
Educational Issues Following Treatment for Childhood Cancer
Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders 
Essential Educator
European Agency for Development in Special Needs Education 
Fragile X Canada 
International Rett Syndrome Foundation
LD Online
Learning Disabilities Association of Alberta
Learning Disabilities Association of Canada
Medical/Disability Information for Classroom Teachers 
Misunderstood Minds
National Down Syndrome Society (US)
National Educational Association for Disabled Students
National Fragile X Foundation: Educational Resources (US)
Putting a Canadian Face on Learning Disabilities 
Rett Syndrome
Special Education News
Teachers' Gateway to Special Education 
Teaching to Diversity
Understanding Medical and Disability Information 

ADHDTop of page

ADHD Europe 
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Research Centre 
Centre for ADHD Awareness
Teaching Students with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Resource Guide for Teachers

Assistive TechnologyTop of page

Assistive Technology for Learning
Learning Technologies: Information for Teachers
SNOW - Special Needs Opportunity Windows

Autism Spectrum DisordersTop of page

Asperger Syndrome Education Network 
Aspergers Society of Ontario 
Autism Aspergers Friendship Society of Calgary
Austism Canada Foundation  
Autism Society
Autism Society Alberta
Autism Canada 
Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support (OASIS)
Society for Treatment of Autism 
Spectrum 

Deaf and Hard of Hearing StudentsTop of page

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing 
American Society for Deaf Children
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Aussie Deaf Kids
Classroom Interpreters
Connect Society
Cornerstones
Deaf & Hear Alberta
Hands and Voices
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (US)
Supporting Success for Children with Hearing Loss

DyslexiaTop of page

Dyslexia International
International Dyslexia Association 
Reading Resource 
The Whole Dyslexic Society   
Yale Centre for Dyslexia and Creativity 

DyspraxiaTop of page

CanChild: Developmental Coordination Disorder
Developmental Coordination Disorder Questionnaire
Dyspraxia Foundation UK
Dyspraxia Foundation US
Dyspraxia Teen Forum

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Top of page

Alberta FASD
CanFASD
Collaborative Initiative on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (US)
FASD Child Welfare
FASD: Finding Hope
FASLink
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Center for Excellence (US)
Learn Alberta: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder 
Provincial Outreach Program for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Public Health Agency of Canada: FASD
Teaching Students with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
WhiteCrow Village FASD Society
WRap: Strength Based Approach to FASD 

Gifted StudentsTop of page

Educators for Gifted Organization
Gifted and Talented Education
IGGY 
National Association for Able Children in Education (UK)
National Association for Gifted Children (US)
Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted
Thinking Outside the Box 
Unwrapping the Gifted

Open Access JournalsTop of page

Please note, that peer-reviewed journals are marked with a graduation cap.
Disability Studies Quarterly  
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education
Journal of Social Inclusion 
Journal of Special Education and Rehabilitation

Selective MutismTop of page

Selective Mutism Foundation
Selective Mutism Group
Selective Mutism Network

Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Top of page

Hydrocephalus Association
    A Teacher’s Guide to Hydrocephalus
Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Association of Canada
Spina Bifida Association
    Educational Issues Among Children With Spina Bifida 
Spina bifida • Hydrocephalus • Information • Networking • Equality – SHINE

Student Sites Top of page

Deaf Planet 


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