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Links to other Internet addresses can be accessed from this page and from other areas of the Pennsylvania Federation Council for Exceptional Children's web site. The Pennsylvania Federation Council for Exceptional Children does not endorse, approve, certify, or control these external Internet addresses and does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, or timeliness of information located at such addresses. Reference to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the Pennsylvania Federation Council for Exceptional Children or its executive board.


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Resources for Teachers - Lesson Planning

bulletMcGraw-Hill Resources for Teachers
bulletTeachers.Net Lesson Exchange
bullet NJNIE Curriculum Page
bulletNewspapers in Education
bulletTeachnet.Com Lesson Ideas
bulletWorld School
bulletThe Explorer Database
bulletTeacher Testimony: Technology
bulletJarea Kinder Art
bulletRealm of the Tiger
bulletPhysical/Life/Earth SCIENCE Pages
bulletEven MORE Lesson Plan Pages

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Resources for Teachers - Materials

bulletABA Materials - Early Learning Site
bulletEducational Software Institute - over 8000 software titles
bulletNational Federation for the Blind & Dyslexic - Textbooks on Tape
bulletCaptioned Films/Videos Program - National Association of the Deaf
bullet Attainment Company - independent living training materials
bulletSteck-Vaughn -- On-line Catalog
bulletAcademic Communication Associates
bulletStanfield Publishing Company
bulletChildren's Software Review
bulletA.D.D. Warehouse

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Resources for Teachers - Professional Exploration & Inquiry

bullet Northeastern Educational Research Association -  a division of the American Association of Educational Research Association
bulletTRISPED Staff Training Solutions at Utah State Univ. 
bulletNational Resource Center for Paraprofessionals
bulletTeaching LD
bulletIntervention Central
bulletFAPE On-Line
bulletNational Rehabilitation Information Center
bulletNational Center to Improve Practice in Special Education through
Technology, Media, and Materials
bulletNational Center on Educational Outcomes
bulletAcademy for Educational Development- Projects Pages
bulletCenter for Effective Collaboration and Practice
bulletAmerican Institutes for Research
bulletLD Resources
bulletAmerican Association on Mental Retardation
bulletAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association
bulletProject ENABLE
bulletDisability Resources
bulletdisABILITY Web Resources
bulletMITBC Disablity-Related Web Resources
bulletInternet Resources for Vocational Special Needs and Transition Personnel
bulletThe Integrated Network of Disability Information and Education.
bulletSheehan's Educational Resource Page
bulletSchool Psychology Resources Online
bulletMental Health Net
bulletFederal Resource Center for Special Education
bulletHandiTel - Comprehensive information on disabilities
bulletCrisis Prevention Institute
bulletKidsPeace National Center for Kids Overcoming Crisis
bulletParaeducator Training

Pennsylvania Instructional Support Centers

As of August 1, 2000, The Instructional Support System of Pennsylvania underwent a name change. The Department of Education Instructional Support Centers-Eastern, Central, and Western are no more. The new name is the Pennsylvania Training & Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN) with offices in Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, and King of Prussia. This name change was designed to more accurately describe its services and to emphasize the statewide nature of its services and supports. Please visit the PaTTAN website at:

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Resources for Kids & Classrooms

bulletThe Consumer Information Center- Pueblo, CO
bulletNational Geographic
bulletExploratorium Interactive Museum
bulletWorld Village
bulletClassroom Connect
bulletInternet Resources for Special Children
bulletHomework Helper
bulletHomework Central
bulletLet's Get Real

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Resources for Families

bulletABA Materials - Early Learning Site
bulletVirtual World Congress & Exposition on Disabilities
bulletPhat Art 4 - Autism resources
bulletTell Us Your Story - Discussion Forum
bulletNational Alliance for the Mentally Ill
bulletNational Parent Network on Disabilities
bulletParents Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights - (PACER)
bulletFamily Village
bulletLD On-Line
bulletThe Arc
bulletNational Down Syndrome Society
bulletNational Easter Seal Society
bulletChildren First - The National PTA
bulletNational Academy for Child Development
bulletNational Information Center for Children & Youth with Disabilities
bulletOur Kids
bulletFederation for Children with Special Needs Web Site
bulletFamilyEducation Network - Home Page
bulletThrough the Looking Glass
bulletIncluding Your Child
bulletNational Parent Network on Disabilities
bulletAmerican Academy of Audiology - Find and Audiologist
bulletParent's Guide to the Internet
bulletToys-R-Us -- Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids! -- 800-732-3298
bulletKidsPeace National Center for Kids Overcoming Crisis
bulletInstitute on Independent Living
bulletSibling Support Project
bulletGrantparenting issues
bulletMore for Granparents and special "others"
bulletParent Education Network
bulletSpecial Needs Project
bulletMayo Health Oasis
bulletNew Visions for Parents

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Mobility & Assistive Technology Solutions

Mobility Oriented Sites

bullet Garaventa Accessibility Wheelchair Lifts  
bulletZygo Industries (Software, Environmental Control Systems, Dedicated Speech Devices, more )
bulletNew Mobility Magazine
bulletOn A Roll Radio
bulleten*a'ble Magazine - e-mail for info
bulletInvacare (powered chairs)
bulletJazzy Powered Chairs
bulletUniversal Design - housing features & products
bulletDiestco Mfg Co. (accessories)
bulletSureHands (lifting)
bulletLubidet (toileting/bathing)
bulletHandicaps, Inc. (automotive)
bulletGPK Uppertone (exercise)
bulletTipTop (automotive)
bulletBarrier Free Lifts (lifting)
bulletVantage Mini Vans (automotive)
bulletMail Order Medical Supply (accessories, misc.)
bulletWheelovator (elevators)
bulletFreedom Motors (automotive)
bulletFrog Legs (wheelchair accessories)
bulletIndependent Mobility Systems (automotive)
bulletChrysler (automotive)
bulletNatural Access (all-terrain chairs)
bulletLevo USA (stand-up wheelchair)
bulletBraun Corp. (automotive lifts)
bulletBruno Independent Living Aids (scooters, chair lifts)
bulletA Source for Single-Handed Dvorak Layout Keyboards
bullet (adaptive and assistive technology)
bulletTalon Clothing - cool new adaptive clothing
bulletEquipment Exchange Database - to assist those with special needs

Assistive Technology Sites

bulletAbilityHub - Computer-related assistive technology
bulletAdaptive Technology Resource Centre
bulletIBM Special Needs Solutions
bulletClosing The Gap
bulletLAB Resources
bulletGus Communications
bulletNorth Central Regional Technology in Education Consortium
bulletAlliance for Technology Access

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bulletAccess Pennsylvania
bulletLibrary of Congress
bulletERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education
bulletERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education
bulletERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education
bulletERIC Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation
bulletERIC Clearinghouse on Community Colleges
bulletERIC Clearinghouse on Counseling and Student Services
bulletERIC Clearinghouse on Educational Management
bulletERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education
bulletERIC Clearinghouse on Information and Technology
bulletERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics
bulletERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication
bulletERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools
bulletERIC Clearinghouse on Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education
bulletERIC Clearinghouse on Social Studies/Social Science Education
bulletERIC Clearinghouse on Teaching and Teacher Education
bulletERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education
bulletSpecial Education Technical Assistance and Dissemination Network

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Selected Pennsylvania Colleges and Universities

bulletBloomsburg University of PA
bulletCheyney University of PA
bulletClarion University of PA
bulletEast Stroudsburg University of PA
bulletEdinboro University of PA
bulletIndiana University of PA
bulletKutztown University of PA
bulletLehigh University
bulletLock Haven University of PA
bulletMansfield University of PA
bulletMarywood College
bulletMillersville University of PA
bulletPenn State
bulletShippensburg University of PA
bulletSlippery Rock University of PA
bulletUniversity of Pittsburgh
bulletWest Chester University of PA
bulletMore Colleges and Universities

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Legislative and Government


bulletThe White House
bulletU.S. Department of Education
bulletDepartment of Health and Human Services
bulletFederal Register
bulletThomas Legislative Resources
bulletOffice of Special Education Programs
bulletPennsylvania General Assembly
bulletPennsylvania Department of Education
bulletPDE Basic Education Circulars
bulletThe U.S. Senate Webpage
bulletThe U.S. House of Representaives Webpage
bulletOur Representatives in Washington
bulletOur Representatives in Harrisburg
bulletADA Information Center
bulletAmericans with Disabilities Act Document Center
bulletThe Special Ed Advocate
bulletNational Council on Disabilaties


bulletThe Americans with Disabilities Act

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bullet U.S. Dept. of Education - Grants and Contracts
bulletInstitute of International Education
bulletEducation World Grants
bulletThe Charles A. Dana Foundation
bulletAll-Purpose Grant Money
bulletFAFSA Express - Apply for Federal Financial Aid electronically.
bulletCouncil for Basic Education - Fellowship Program for Teachers

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E-mail Forums & Newsletters

bulletGo to a list of over 50 Specialty area Listserv Forums. So many they needed their own page!

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Publishers of Professional Journals & Books

bulletDND Press
bulletPearson Learning Group
bullet Globe Fearon
bulletModern Curriculum Press
bullet Celebration Press
bulletContinental Press
bulletAmputation On-Line Magazine
bulletCouncil for Exceptional Children
bulletEducation Week Magazine On-Line
bulletTeacher's Edition On-Line
bulletChronicle of Higher Education
bulletAssociation for Supervision and Curriculum Development
bulletAbility Magazine
bulletAssistive Technology News - e-mail for info
bulletJournal of Applied Behavior Analysis
bulletStenhouse Publishers
bulletSaxon Publishers - Textbooks
bulletFollett Publishing - Textbooks

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On-line Providers who have helped PACEC

bulletFASTNET - Eastern PA, Delaware, New Jersey
bulletPennsylvania On-line - Central PA

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Important Addresses

PA Department of Education
Bureau of Special Education

333 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17126-033
Voice: 717-783-2311 FAX: 717-772-2415 TDD: 717-787-7367

U.S. Department of Education
Office of Special Education Programs

600 Independence Avenue SW
MES Building, Room 3086
Washington, DC 20202-2570
Voice: 202-205-5507 FAX: 202-205-9070 TDD: 202-205-9454

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