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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.

Resources for Kids & Classrooms

bulletSimScience
bulletThe Consumer Information Center- Pueblo, CO
bulletNational Geographic
bulletThe Info Guide - for Kids Only Resources
bulletExploratorium Interactive Museum
bulletKids Web, A Worldwide Digital Library for Schoolkids
bulletWorld Village
bulletClassroom Connect
bulletU.S. Postal Service Site for Kids
bulletInternet Resources for Special Children
bulletHomework Helper
bulletHomework Central
bulletMORE Homework Sites
bulletLet's Get Real

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Resources for Families

bulletABA Materials - Early Learning Site
bulletFAPE On-Line
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 Information Network
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
bulletParentPals
bulletParentsPlace
bulletOur Kids
bulletFamilies, Technology, and Education Conference
bulletFederation for Children with Special Needs Web Site
bulletFamilyEducation Network - Home Page
bulletEarly Childhood Educators' and Family Web Corner
bulletThrough the Looking Glass
bulletIncluding Your Child
bulletNational Parent Network on Disabilities
bulletYour Baby's Hearing
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
bulletPipsqueakers
bulletNew Mobility Magazine
bulletOn A Roll Radio
bulleten*a'ble Magazine - e-mail for info
bulletInvacare (powered chairs)
bulletJazzy Powered Chairs
bulletParisi Ent. (powered doors)
bulletUniversal Design - housing features & products
bulletDiestco Mfg Co. (accessories)
bulletSureHands (lifting)
bulletLubidet (toileting/bathing)
bulletHandicaps, Inc. (automotive)
bulletGPK Uppertone (exercise)
bulletTipTop (automotive)
bulletClarke Health Care Products (bathing)
bulletBarrier Free Lifts (lifting)
bulletVantage Mini Vans (automotive)
bulletMail Order Medical Supply (accessories, misc.)
bulletJudson Enterprises (automotive, bathing)
bulletWheelovator (elevators)
bulletFreedom Motors (automotive)
bulletFrog Legs (wheelcare accessories)
bulletIndependent Mobility Systems (automotive)
bulletChrysler (automotive)
bulletNatural Access (all-terrain chairs)
bulletLevo USA (stand-up wheelchair)
bulletBraun Corp. (automotive lifts)
bulletDS Medical (health care products)
bulletBruno Independent Living Aids (scooters, chair lifts)
bulletA Source for Single-Handed Dvorak Layout Keyboards
bullet RehabTool.com (adaptive and assistive technology)
bulletTalon Clothing - cool new adaptive clothing
bulletEquipment Exchange Database - to assist those with special needs

Assistive Technology Sites

bulletZygo Industries (Software, Environmental Control Systems, Dedicated Speech Devices, more )
bulletAssistive Technology On-Line
bulletAssistive Technology Resource Alliance
bulletAdaptive Technology Resource Centre
bulletCenter on Information Technology Accommodation
bulletAdaptive Computing Software Project
bulletMacintosh Disability Shareware and Freeware
bulletIBM Special Needs Solutions
bulletApple and Macintosh Solutions
bulletClosing The Gap
bulletLAB Resources
bulletGus Communications
bulletNCRTEC
bulletAlliance for Technology Access
bulletPATINS

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Legislative and Government

Resources

bulletThe White House
bulletU.S. Department of Education
bulletDepartment of Health and Human Services
bulletFederal Register
bulletThomas Legislative Resources
bulletEDLaw
bulletOffice of Special Education Programs
bulletPennsylvania General Assembly
bulletPennsylvania Department of Education
bulletPDE Basic Education Circulars
bulletPDE Approved Special Ed Forms and Formats -2000
bulletPDE IDEA Forms en Español (in Spanish)
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

Regulations

bulletSection 504 Manual
bulletThe Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Titles I and V
bulletThe Americans with Disabilities Act

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E-mail Forums & Newsletters

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

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On-line Providers who have helped PFCEC

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

Dr. William Penn, Director
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

Thomas Hehir, Director
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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