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Special Services Resources for Parents

OSEP
OSEP funded Center for Parent  Resources and Information that supports Parent Technical Assistance Centers , such as the Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities.  There are some quality resources  to take a look at on their site and through their newsletters.  Please take a look – you can sign up to receive the “Buzz from the Hub”  - the Center’s newsletter as well.  (On the website, you will also find resources that you may be familiar with that were developed by NICHCY)
 
To subscribe to the newsletter:  http://www.parentcenterhub.org/subscribe-to-newsletter/
To view past issues:  http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/buzz-central/
March 2015 edition:  http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/buzz-march2015/
 
Ohio Department of Education Parent Information
The Ohio Department of Education has online tools that will help you understand the tests, and allow your child to practice actual test items on line. 
http://portal.success-ode-state-oh-us.info/  
http://tinyurl.com/yb6m9c9

General Resources for Parents
http://www.ohiopirc.org/index.cfm
http://www.cec.sped.org/
http://www.yellowpagesforkids.com/help/dis.orgs.htm
http://www.ldonline.org/http://www2.ed.gov/parents/academic/involve/homework/part_pg4.html
http://www2.ed.gov/parents/academic/involve/homework/part_pg3.html
http://www2.ed.gov/parents/landing.jhtml 
http://www.sst9.org/Family_Advisory_Council/Family_Advisory_Council.pdf

Parent Resources for Reading 
http://www.nifl.gov/publications/publications.html 
http://ed.gov/parents/read/resources/readingtips/index.html 
http://www.starfall.com/ 
http://www.nationalreadingpanel.org/Publications/helpingread.htm
http://www.readwritethink.org/
http://www.readingrockets.org/
http://www.spellingcity.com/ 

Parent Resources for Reading and Learning Disabilities
http://www.ReadingRockets.org
http://www.getreadytoread.org
http://www.LDonline.org
http://www.ncld.org
International Dyslexia Association-
  http://www.interdys.org
International Reading Association-
  http://www.reading.org
National Council of Teachers of English-
  http://www.ncte.org

Parent Resources for Math 
http://everydaymath.uchicago.edu/parents/index.shtml 
http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/vlibrary.html 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks1bitesize/numeracy/ 
http://resources.oswego.org/games/mathmagician/cathymath.html
http://www.ixl.com/math/
http://www.nctm.org/resources/families.aspx
http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/vlibrary.html
http://resources.oswego.org/games/mathmagician/cathymath.html

Parent Resources for Math K-5
http://athomewithmath.terc.edu/
http://www.ixl.com/math
http://www.aaamath.com
http://www.aplusmath.com
http://wildmath.com
http://www.cut-the-knot.org
http://www.coolmath4kids.com
http://mathplayground.com
http://MathGalaxy.com 
http://mathematical-puzzles.com
http://allmath.com
http://tutoring.sylvanlearning.com/newsletter/0704/math.cfm
http://www.wholebrainteaching.com/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=168:superspeed-math&Itemid=137


Parent Resources for ADHD and Autism
Autism Resources (pdf)
http://www.autism-resources.com
http://www.autism-society.org
http://www.autismsociety-nc.org
http://www.help4adhd.org
http://psycom.net/adhd
http://www2.ed.gov/rschstat/research/pubs/adhd/adhd-teaching-2006.pdf
http://www.add.org
http://www.chadd.org
http://www.russellbarkley.org/index.htm 

College Resources for Students with Disabilities 
http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/resources-for-students-with-disabilities/
With more adaptive technologies and progressive legislature, prospective college students with disabilities have countless resources available to make the transition to higher education less stressful. We created this guide to help these students and their families better understand the resources available to them.  Key elements of the guide include:
- A comprehensive overview of the various cognitive, physical, or other types of disabilities students face while attending school
- Reviews of several technologies and advocate groups available to students who face various disabilities, such as Attention Deficit Disorder
- Tips and resources to help students transition from college to career

 
Parent Resources for Mental Health 
http://www.nami.org
http://www.depressioncenter.net
http://www.nimh.nih.gov
http://www.nasponline.org