Resources

How Do You Begin-What You Need To Know
Verona School District Office of Special Services
Parental Rights in Special Education (PRISE)
The Right to Special Education in New Jersey: A Guide for Advocates
Communicating with Your Child’s School through Letter Writing

Links to State and Federal Resources
Building the Legacy: IDEA 2004
Frequently Asked Questions About Section 504 and the Education of Children with Disabilities
Implementing the Common Core State Standards
New Jersey Administrative Code Title 6a Chapter 14 Special Education
New Jersey Department of Education
Statewide Parent Advocacy Network
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Title 34 Education Subtitle B Regulations of the Offices of the Deparment of Education

Links to Organizations Addressing Learning Differences
Advocate Academy
Cerebral Palsy Guide
CHADD
 (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder)
COSAC (The Center for Outreach and Services for the Autism Community)
Family Connect (For Parents of Children with Visual Impairments)
LD Online
Learning Disabilities Association of America
National Center for Learning Disabilities
National Down Syndrome Society
Sensory Integration Education and Research Foundation
Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy

Links to Dyslexia Resources
The 1in5 Initiative
Bipartisan Congressional Dyslexia Caucus
Bright Solutions for Dyslexia
Cambian Learning Technologies
Dyslexia:  Translating the 504 Plan into Effective Action
IDA Dyslexia Handbook: What Every Family Should Know
Learning Ally
National Institute for Literacy
Parents and Educators Resource Center (PERC)
The Florida Center for Reading Research
The International Dyslexia Association
Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity

College Planning-Students with Learning Differences
College Admissions – ACT
College Admissions – SAT
New Jersey Higher Education Disability Support Directory
The Test from Hell
Transitioning to College
VHS Guidance: ACT/SAT Comparison Chart
VHS Guidance: Important Information for Students with Learning Disabilities

Education and Legislative Initiatives
Reading Disabilities Taskforce Report
New Jersey Dyslexia Bills
Update on Dyslexia
A-1365 (Task Force on Improving Special Education for Public School Students)
Education Transformation Taskforce Final Report, dated September 5, 2012

What is Executive Function?
Executive Function 101 ebook

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