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Online Special Education Degree -- Find information on becoming a special education teacher and working with children that have special needs.

A Special Nanny -- recruits and places qualified, dedicated, professional nannies in families of children with special needs living in the greater Bay Area

Murphy Business Brokerage -- We Buy & Sell Schools and All Other Types of Businesses

Student Education Development Fund (SEDF)--Workshops for parents and professionals working with young adults with Asperger's and LD

tutoring services nationwide TutorMatch--Parents and students search online for tutors for free, and interview as many tutors as they would like

writing college essays Write It Up! -- expert help writing and editing academic papers, grant proposals, journal articles, and more!


Special Education Professional Associations

National Clearinghouse for Professionals in Special Education

Association of Educational Therapists

National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET)

Center for Learning Disabilities

National Association of Protection and Advocacy Systems

Global Enrichment Solutions LLC-- government relations / lobbying, consultation on educational, developmental issues, Head Start support for schools and administrators


Professional Support and Books for Teachers and Schools

special needs advocacy training for professionals Advocacy Training Institute, teaches parents and educators to become more effective advocates for your children with special needs

special needs advocacy training for professionals Indivisual Consulting (in Chicago), collaborates w/ school to develop Individualized Behavior Support Plans aligned to IEP's for students with autism and other communications disorders

Tri-State Center in New Rochelle, serving NY, NJ, CT -- provides training and support to teachers and families of young children diagnosed with PDD, autism, or related disorders

special needs advocacy training for professionals SEO / Acorn Information Systems, search engine optimization for web sites related to special education, special needs, schools, and physical and mental health professionals


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Ed101, Inc. -- educational consultants specializing in vocational, non-traditional and at-risk program needs for public and private schools, and international organizations

EDU-Therapeutics from Learning Time-- training programs, materials and assessments for children, youth, adults with dyslexia, attention deficit, reading challenges.

Intellitools --IntelliTools, Inc., a pioneer in learning solutions for preK-8 classrooms and homes, producing software and adaptive hardware products for kids with learning challenges

Ellingsen and Associates , provides cost-effective online speech and language therapy to schools, home schoolers, and individuals

special needs advocacy training for professionals Teaching Kids with Mental Health and Learning Disorders in the Regular Classroom , a book for general education teachers to assist them in understanding and effectively responding to students with mental health and learning disorders

Murphy and Associates school consulting Murphy & Associates--Comprehensive Evaluations & Instructional Technology Designs for Individuals with disAbilities

educational consulting speech therapy and evaluation Inglewood California Educational Concepts--assessments, speech therapy and advocacy packages to supplement Private and Charter Schools' Academic Programs

Special Education Automation Software SEAS Special Education Automation Software--SEAS is a proven web-based, special education data management system designed to ease the constantly changing demands of state and federal regulations

Special Education Advocacy Albany New York Educational Advocacy -- Advocacy and Training for Parents, Children, and Schools

Google local listings for schools and special needs professionals Google Local Listings Help, from AIS to develop Google Local, Yahoo! and Bing Local listings inexpensively


Training and Certification Programs

Commonwealth Learning Online Institute -- Job-Embedded, Online Professional Development to Implement Common Core State Standards & Build Teacher Capacity

Connections Center (in Houston, TX) Connections Center, training parents and professionals in autism, Aspergers, and PDD internvetion using RDI (relationship development intervention)

Diamonds in the Rough -- A Conference About Helping Smart Kids with Learning Challenges to Reach Their Potential, March 11-13, 2010, Montgomery County, MD

Houston Area Behavior Specialists, Inc. (in Houston, TX) staff training on applied behavior analysis, compliance training, and characteristics of children with behavior disorders.

Davis Dyslexia Association International-- training and certification in Davis Dyslexia Correction Program

Developmental Therapy - Teaching Programs -- on-site and distance learning for training/ technical assistance to enhance the skills/ effectiveness of professionals and and parents working with young people

The Hanen Program-- Certification programs for speech-language pathologists

Special Needs Advocacy Institute -- training for healthcare and education professionals, parents and graduate students in the basics of special needs and school advocacy

Center for Kinesthetic Education-- Multi-disciplinary Approaches to Academic Learning also offers professional training and educational consulting

Lindamood-Bell® Professional Development-- Lindamood-Bell® Professional Development - Genuine Lindamood-Bell® Workshops with continuing education credits (CEUs or Post-graduate University Extension Credits).

Ivymount Outreach Programs -- provides services to schools, daycare providers and parents on behalf of chidren and young adults who struggle with developmental disabilities

Melvin-Smith Learning Centers-- Dyslexia Remediation Specialist Certificate

The Riggs Institute-- Teacher Training Seminars in reading methods all over the world.

Susan Berkowitz, Speech Pathologist-- assists schools, NPA's, day programs, residential placements in setting up intervention programs and with ACC training

Teamwork Wins, LTD.-- Providing forums, conferences, training, and ideas for professionals working with kids with learning challenges

Teachers Institute for Special Education --Workshops for teachers and parents to learn unique Keyboarding software for students with Cerebral Palsy, missing fingers, Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, Visually Impaired, etc. on all grade levels. (Real Human Voice)

Educational Therapy Center--Orton Gillingham-based Learning Center in Missouri will train individuals qualified to tutor

Developmental Therapy- Teaching Programs-- Univ. of Georgia provides on-site or distance learning

Orton-Gillingham Teacher Training-- multi-sensory education training in Michigan and Illinois

Cognitive Solutions- Teacher Training-- methods taught for special needs classrooms and general classroom management

New Heights Learning and Training Center--training for educators, speech-language pathologists, tutors

Institute for Multi-Sensory Education--Orton-Gillingham training and staff development

Professional Training Institute -- Multisensory training in New England for reading, writing, math, study skills and educational evaluations. Orton-Gillingham accredited training site. Hosts a variety of professional development events


Teacher's and Homeschoolers' Training Software and Products

AtKidSystems --teaches color recognition, spatial awareness, directional awareness, numbers, and shapes to preschool kids with autism, developmental delays, CP, and motor challenges

Canvastic Desktop Publishing --student focused graphics/text publishing tool for schools. Perfect for Special Needs Students because its capabilities "Grow with the User's" abilities

educational consulting speech therapy and evaluation Inglewood California Cognitive Enhancement Systems--COM is a subscription website providing online cognitive enhancement applications for all children ranging from gifted to those with learning disability, attention deficit, processing problems and developmental disability.

Special Education Data Tracking Software-- DDtrac eases the burden of tracking, reporting, and analyzing special education student data

Equidel Computhera --CompuThera offers a seven-step gradual discrete approach for teaching reading for children with Autism, ADHD, Down Syndrome, and others who are visual learners.

Intellitools --IntelliTools, Inc., a pioneer in learning solutions for preK-8 classrooms and homes, producing software and adaptive hardware products for kids with learning challenges

Mobile Thinking® --mTrial® is a software program that parents of autistic children, agencies, clinics, and consultants can use to record and report discrete trial, cold probe, and verbal behavior data.

Practice Effective Guidance Strategies (PEGS) --Software program designed to help adults who teach children become skilled classroom managers

PST Educational Consultants --CDs for kids, parents, professionals involved with neurocognitive disorders (learning disabilities, attention deficit disorder, closed head injury, etc.)

Custom Keyboarding Software --Unique software and typing books for students with Cerebral Palsy, missing fingers, Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, Visually Impaired, etc. on all grade levels. (Real Human Voice)

The Total Transformation® Program-- A guided training program to help parents manage challenging behaviors in children and teens.


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