Special Education

Includes information on learning disabilities, autism, aspergers, Down Syndrome, ADHD, and inclusion.  For resources on inclusion, please see our Inclusive Education 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
Fragile X Canada 
ILD Online
Learning Disabilities Association of Alberta
Medical/Disability Information for Classroom Teachers 
Misunderstood Minds
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 


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 Technology

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

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Austism Canada Foundation  
Autism Society Alberta
Autism Canada 
Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support (OASIS)

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

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
Deaf & Hear Alberta
Hands and Voices
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (US)
Supporting Success for Children with Hearing Loss


International Dyslexia Association 
Reading Resource 
What It's Like to Read with Dyslexia 
The Whole Dyslexic Society   
Yale Centre for Dyslexia and Creativity 


CanChild: Developmental Coordination Disorder
Developmental Coordination Disorder Questionnaire
Dyspraxia Teen Forum

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Alberta FASD
Collaborative Initiative on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (US)
FASD Child Welfare
FASD: Finding Hope
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 Students

Educators for Gifted Organization
Gifted and Talented Education
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 Journals

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 Mutism

Selective Mutism Foundation
Selective Mutism Group
Selective Mutism Network

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