Disability Awareness and Education

Massachusetts Special Education



Other Resources



Parents Helping Parents

 Special Education Resources on the Internet (SERI)

US Department of Education

 What Works Clearinghouse

       
Information about disabilities

Disability Definitions (from DESE website)

    Autism 


    Autism Resource Center of Central Mass              
    ARICA  Bill                                                        
    Center for Autism and Related Disorders                  
    Different Roads to Learning                                
    Autism Society of America                                  
    Autism Speaks                                                   
    Pyramid Educational Consultants (PECS)             
Council for Exceptional Children                           

    Communication Impairment

             
    Developmental Delay


                Division for Early Childhood
                Developmental Delay Resources

    Emotional Impairment

                MA Resources for Emotional Impairment     
                Department of Mental Health
                National Eating Disorder Alliance
                National Alliance on Mental Illness
                American Psychological Association
    Health Impairment


                CHADD (ADHD)                                                           
    
    Intellectual Impairment

                National Down Syndrome Society
                Massachusetts Down Syndrome Conference

    Neurological Impairment

                Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts

    Physical Impairment


                Assistive Technology Links

    Sensory Impairment

    Specific Learning Disabilities

                National Center for Learning Disabilities
                International Dyslexia Association
    
**Links are presented as resources for families and educators and do not necessarily represent the policies or opinions of the Wachusett Regional School District**