• Resources

    ADHD & Executive Functions

    Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
    Children & Adults with ADHD
    Attention Deficit Disorder Association
    ADDA: Attention Deficit Disorder Association
    ADHD Coaches Organization
    ADHD Coaches Organization (ACO)
    ADDitude
    ADDitude Magazine
    ADD Warehouse
    ADD WareHouse
    LD Online
    What is Executive Functioning?
    LD Online
    Executive Function Fact Sheet

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    Advocacy and Special Education

    Wright's Law
    Wrightslaw
    idea Partnership
    Idea Partnership
    NICHCY
    Disability & Special Education Acronyms
    TASK
    Team of Advocates for Special Kids: TASK
    Great Schools
    GreatSchools: Involved Parents, Successful Kids
    Michigan Department of Education
    Michigan Department of Education: Special Education
    MA&PS Michigan Protection & Advocacy COPAA
    COPAA: Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates
    logo-CENMI
    CEN MI

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    Assistive Technology

    At Dyslexia Logo
    Jamie Martin: Assistive Technology Solutions for Students and Adults with Dyslexia
    AbleData
    ABLEDATA: searchable databases sponsored by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research
    do 2 learn
    Do2Learn: information on behavior management and visual schedules
    Family Guide to Assistive Technology
    Kelker & Holt’s Family Guide to Assistive Technology
    Michigan's Integrated Technology Supports
    MITS: Michigan Integrated Technology Supports Lending Library
    logo-able-net
    AbleNet: assistive technology and curriculum solutions

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    Autism Spectrum Disorders

    Autism Society of AmericaAutism Society of America Autism Society of MichiganAutism Society of Michigan
    US Autism and Aspergers AssociationUS Autism & Asperger Association National Autism CenterNational Autism Center
    Tony Attwood - Asperger's SyndromeTony Attwood Asperger Syndrome Education NetworkASPEN: Asperger/Autism Spectrum Education Network
    Social ThinkingSocial Thinking

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    Developmental Disabilities, Cognitive Impairment and Special Needs

    Michigan Department of EducationState of Michigan Special Education Rules bridges 4 kidsBridges4Kids
    Michigan Rehabilitation ServicesMichigan Rehabilitation Services (MRS) Feuerstein InstituteRenewal Institute: Feuerstein
    Our KidsInternational Our-Kids Down Syndrome Information AllianceDown Syndrome Information Alliance
    The Arc of MichiganThe ARC: Michigan TASH TrainingTASH
    Disability Network of MichiganDisability Network of Michigan Pacer CenterPACER Center: parent training and information center
    Feuerstein InstituteThe International Center for the Enhancement of Learning Potential: Feuerstein

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    Development & School Readiness

    Early On MichiganEarly On: Michigan Getting ReadySchool Readiness Indicators Initiative
    Tools of the MindTools of the Mind: early childhood self-regulated learning The Critical Thinking CompanyBuilding Thinking Skills

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    FAS/FAE

    NOFASNational Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Centers for Disease Control and PreventionCenters for Disease Control & Prevention
    SAMHSASubstance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

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    Giftedness and Twice Exceptional

    The Giftedness CenterThe Giftedness Center for Individuals National Association for Gifted ChildrenNational Association for Gifted Children
    Michigan Association for Gifted ChildrenMichigan Association for Gifted Children Support Emotional Needs of the GiftedSupporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG)
    Uniquely GiftedUniquely Gifted Twice-Exceptional NewsletterTwice Exceptional Newsletter
    Hoagies Gifted Education PageHoagies’ Gifted Education

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    High Stakes Exams and Accommodations

    Michigan Department of EducationMichigan Merit Exam (see ACT below)

    ERB

    ERB

    College BoardSAT The ACTACT
    ETS - GREGRE GMATGMAT
    Medical College Admission TestMCAT United States Medical Licensing ExaminationUSMLE
    Law School Admission TestLSAT

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    Learning Disabilities

    Learning Disabilities Association of AmericanLDA of America Learning Disabilities of MichiganLDA of Michigan
    The International Dyslexia AssociationInternational Dyslexia Association National Research Center on Learning DisabilitiesNational Research on Learning Disabilities
    LD OnlineLD OnLine National Center for Learning DisabilitiesNCLD: National Center for Learning Disabilities
    Schwab LearningSchwab Learning Learning AllyDyslexia Help at the University of Michigan
    Florida Center for Reading ResearchFlorida Center for Reading Research What Works ClearinghouseWhat Works Clearinghouse
    Learning AllyLearning Ally: audiobooks

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    Memory & Working Memory

    Working Memory and Academic LearningWorking Memory and Academic Learning by Milton Dehn Helping Students RememberHelping Students Remember: Exercises and Strategies to Strengthen Memory by Milton Dehn
    Working Memory and LearningWorking Memory and Learning: A Practical Guide for Teachers by Susan Gathercole & Tracy Alloway COGMEDCogmed Working Memory Training Program

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    Mood Disorders, Depression and Anxiety

    Mental Health AmericaMental Health America National Alliance on Mental IllnessNational Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
    American Psychological AssociationAmerican Psychological Association– Psychology Topics The Balanced Mind FoundationBalance Mind Foundation– bipolar disorder
    The Child Anxiety NetworkChildhood Anxiety Worry Wise kidsAnxiety and OCD
    National Association of School PsychologistsDepression

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    Neurological and Genetic Disorders

    Tourette SyndromeNational Tourette Syndrome Association Brain Injury Association of MichiganBrain Injury Association of Michigan
    National Organization for Rare DisordersNORD (National Organization for Rare Disorders) National Institutes of HealthNIH (National Institutes of Health)
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and StrokeNINDS (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) My Child at Cerebral Palsy .orgMyChild: cerebral palsy
    Understanding Disabilities Creating OpportunitiesUnited Cerebral Palsy Epilepsy FoundationEpilepsy Foundation

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    Nonverbal Learning Disorders

    Smart Kids with Learning DisabilitiesSigns & Symptoms of NLD Hoagies Gifted Education PageGifted NLD
    NLD Line!NLDline

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    Social Skills

    Maple Leaf CenterMaple Leaf Center Rick LavoieRick Lavoie
    Social ThinkingSocial Thinking

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    Speech & Language and Hearing Loss

     Apraxia KidsApraxia American Speech-Language-Hearing AssociationAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
    National Aphasia AssociationAphasia  Michigan Chpater - AG Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of HearingAlexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing: Listening and Spoken Knowledge Center
     Speechville ExpressSpeechville

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