Special Education: Links

Chestnut Ridge School District provides special education and related services to appropriate resident children with disabilities who are aged three through 21. Under the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, or "IDEA", school aged children qualify for special education and related services if they have one or more of the following disabilities and as a result need such services:

  • Mental retardation
  • Hearing impairments
  • Speech or language impairments
  • Visual impairments
  • Emotional disturbance
  • Orthopedic impairments or physical disabilities
  • Autism, including pervasive development disorders
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Other health impairments
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Deaf-blindness
  • Deafness
  • Multiple disability

 


 

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  • www.brains.org – Parent organization for Layered Curriculum(tm) and Help4Teachers.com.

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  • www.disabilitycentral.com – Disability Central and The Active Teen offers information, learning activities, and websites.
  • www.disabilitymuseum.org – Disability History Museum offers online access to exhibits, a library, and teacher resources course packets designed to teach about the historical experiences of individuals with disabilities.
  • www.disabilityresources.org – Offers access to online disability-related information and resources.

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  • www.iidc.indiana.edu/cedir/kidsweb – CeDIR's Disability Awareness Site for Youth offers a variety of activities to present information about a range of disabilities.
  • www.interventioncentral.org – This site offers free tools and resources to help school staff and parents to promote positive classroom behaviors and foster effective learning for all children and youth.
  • www.iu08.org – Official website of Appalachia Intermediate Unit 8.

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  • www.ldonline.com – Website for parents, teachers, and other professionals about learning disabilities.
  • www.learningpage.com – Provides a huge collection of professionally produced instructional materials you can download and print.

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  • www.ncapd.org – National Coalition of Auditory Processing Disorders offers simulations addressing auditory processing difficulties.
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  • www.nichcy.org – National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities website providing information to families, educators, administrators, journalists and students.

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  • www.pattan.k12.pa.us – Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network is an initiative of the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education.
  • www.pbs.org/wgbh/misunderstoodminds – Misunderstood Minds offers simulations addressing learning differences and disabilities related to attention, reading, writing, and mathematics difficulties.
  • www.pde.state.pa.us – Official website of the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
  • www.pediatricneurology.com/adhd2.htm – Pediatric Neurology offers simulations addressing attention disorders and Asperger's Syndrome.

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  • www.readinga-z.com – Thousands of printable teacher materials to teach guided reading, phonemic awareness, reading comprehension, reading fluency, alphabet and vocabulary.
  • reading.uoregon.edu – Focuses on the five Big Ideas of early literacy; phonemic awareness, alphabetic principle, fluency with text, vocabulary and comprehension.

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  • www.safeandcivilschools.com – We offer positive behavior support strategies through training, consultation, books, DVDs and videos.
  • school.discovery.com – Discovery School offers a selection of teaching tools.
  • www.sitesforteachers.com – Hundreds of educational websites rated by popularity for teachers including lesson plans, worksheets, and activities.
  • www.starfall.com – Learn to read website offered free as a public service.

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