Amicus for Children, Inc.
Amicus for Children, Inc. educates, supports, and empowers the families of children. The mission of AFC is to unite caring professionals with families in need, to work in partnership in order to enhance the lives of the children. AFC has a key interest in assisting, educating, and providing resources for the parents/guardians of special needs children so that they can be their childrens "first and best advocate".
Family & Advocates Partnership for Education (FAPE)
The Partnership is a new project which aims to inform and educate families and advocates about the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1997 and promising practices.
The National Center on Dispute Resolution
CADRE,funded by the United States Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, uses advanced technology as well as traditional means to provide technical assistance to state departments of education on implementation of the mediation requirements under IDEA '97. CADRE also supports parents, educators and administrators to benefit from the full continuum of dispute resolution options that can prevent and resolve conflict and ultimately lead to informed partnerships that focus on results for children and youth.
ADA Technical Assistance Program
Your Comprehensive Resource for Information on the Americans with Disabilities Act
FINAL Regulations that Implement the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
From the US Dept of Education.
The Policy Partnership for Implementing IDEA
Overview of IDEA Regulations and Provisions of Special Interest to Parents, Teachers and Administrators
Final IDEA Regulations Change the Face of Special Education
An LRP special report.
Americans with Disabilities Act Document Center
ADA Statute, Regulations, ADAAG (Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines), Federally Reviewed Tech Sheets, and Other Assistance Documents
Wrightslaw:The Special Education Advocate
Articles, cases, newsletters, and other information about special education law and advocacy.
Information and answers about IDEA.
Laws/Rights & Legal Resources
An excellent list of links on the subject from the Internet Resources for Special Children (IRSC) Web site.
Federal Resource Center For Special Ed Publications List
SERI Legal & Law Resources
A good list of links from the Special Education Resources on the Internet Web site at Hood College.