Marshall County Special Populations Dept.
General Special Education Links
http://www.wrightslaw.com/—Wright’s Law—Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys come to Wright’s Law for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.
http://www.thearctn.org/—The Arc Tennessee is a grassroots, non-profit, statewide on intellectual & developmental disabilities.
http://kc.vanderbilt.edu/pathfinder/resources/page.aspx?id=1263—Pathfinder helps families and agencies find useful disability services and resources in Tennessee.
http://www.greatschools.org/special-education/legal-rights/524-understanding-special-education-laws-and-rights.gs—Great Schools—A parent's guide to the many layers of special education law.
http://www.ed.sc.edu/spedlaw/lawpage.htm—The Law and Special Education is a textbook written by Mitchell L. Yell, Ph.D. and published by Pearson/Merrill Education. The purpose of this page is to provide readers of the text with frequent and regular updates regarding legal developments in special education.
http://idea.ed.gov/—IDEA governs how states and public agencies provide early intervention, special education and related services to more than 6.5 million eligible infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities.
http://www.autism-resources.com/—Welcome to Autism Resources, with information and links regarding the developmental disabilities autism and Asperger's Syndrome.
http://www.autismspeaks.org/—At Autism Speaks, our goal is to change the future for all who struggle with autism spectrum disorders.
http://www.autism.com/—The Autism Research Institute (ARI) is the hub of a worldwide network of parents and professionals concerned with autism.
http://nationalautismassociation.org/—The mission of the National Autism Association is to respond to the most urgent needs of the autism community, providing real help and hope so that all affected can reach their full potential.
http://dougflutiejrfoundation.org/—The goal of the Flutie Foundation is to improve the quality of life for people and families living with autism.
http://www.autism-society.org/—The Autism Society, the nation’s leading grassroots autism organization, exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism.
http://www.tnautism.org/—The Autism Society of Middle Tennessee—ASMT is the voice of the autism community in Middle Tennessee.
http://www.autismawarenessonline.com/resources/States/tennessee.htm—Tennessee Autism Resources—a list of Tennessee state and local resources
Learning Disability Resources
http://www.ncld.org/—The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) is committed to ensuring that all students with learning disabilities graduate from high school with a standard diploma—prepared for college and the workplace.
http://www.ldanatl.org/—Learning Disabilities Association of America is the largest non-profit volunteer organization advocating for individuals with learning disabilities.
http://www.ldonline.org/—The world’s leading website on learning disabilities and ADHD
http://nichcy.org/disability/specific/ld—National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities is a central source of information on disabilities in infants, toddlers, children, and youth.
http://www.disabilityresources.org/TENNESSEE.html—A list of disability resources in the state of Tennessee
Marshall County Schools
Julie Thomas, Coordinator