Special Education Resources

  • FetaWeb, From Emotions To Advocacy

    Run by psychologist, Pamela Wright, wife and partner of Peter Wright. FetaWeb is the companion website to Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition - The Special Education Survival Guide by Pam and Pete Wright, which teaches effective advocacy skills.

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  • Wrightslaw Yellow Pages for Kids

    Provides listings of service providers and organizations serving families of children with special needs, by state. The list is alphabetical, not categorical. Use the User Guide to focus your search.

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  • The Center for Parent Information and Resources

    Provides a range of information on disability topics, including information on: IDEA, the law authorizing special education. Most articles are also available in Spanish. CPIR serves as a central resource of information and products to the community of Parent Training Information (PTI) Centers and the Community Parent Resource Centers (CPRCs) to aid them in serving families with children with disabilities. CPIR also houses the NICHCY Legacy articles- created by the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY), the former national organization of this type.

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  • PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center

    PACER Center is a parent training and information center for families of children and youth with all disabilities from birth to young adults. Through more than 30 projects, PACER provides individual assistance, workshops, publications, and other resources to help families make decisions about education and other services for their child or young adult with disabilities. Parents can find free, helpful publications, workshops, and other resources to help make decisions about education, vocational training, employment, and other services for their children with disabilities.

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  • Wrights Law

    Peter Wright, Esq. special education attorney provides easy to understand information on the federal law, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act 2004, (IDEA )that governs both early intervention and special education services. Wright’s law is a great resource for parents and professionals who want to better understand the law behind special education services and what it means for their child. Wright’s law also offers a free e-newsletter. Also in Spanish

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  • Illinois State Board of Education Parent's Page

    Contains information for parents on topics including early childhood special education, Project CHOICES, parent training, and links to the document A Parent's Guide - The Educational Rights of Students with Disabilities. ** Some Resources available in Spanish **

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