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National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD)

Organization: National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD)

NCLD provides essential information to parents, professionals, and individuals with learning disabilities; promotes research and programs to foster effective learning; and advocates for policies to protect and strengthen educational rights and opportunities.

http://www.ncld.org/

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Date posted on this site: Monday, October 02, 2006


National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE)

Organization: National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE)

NASDSE provides services to state agencies to facilitate their efforts to maximize educational outcomes for individuals with disabilities. NASDSE is a not-for-profit organization established to promote and support education programs and related services for children and youth with disabilities in the United States and outlying areas. NASDSE establishes and maintains relations between those responsible for the development of statewide and federal special education programs and those responsible for general curriculum planning at the local, state, and national levels. NASDSE activities are designed to provide professional support to its members and others interested in special education.

http://www.nasdse.org/

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Date posted on this site: Monday, October 02, 2006


Florida Center for Reading Research (FCRR)

Organization: Florida Center for Reading Research (FCRR)

The Florida Center for Reading Research conducts basic research on reading growth, reading assessment, and reading instruction; disseminates information about research-based practices related to literacy instruction and assessment for children in preschool through 12th grade; conducts applied research that will have an immediate impact on policy and practices related to literacy instruction in Florida; and provides technical assistance to Florida’s schools and to the state Department of Education for the improvement of literacy outcomes in students from pre-K through 12th grade.

http://www.fcrr.org/

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Date posted on this site: Monday, October 02, 2006


Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)

Organization: Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)

CEC is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted. CEC advocates for appropriate governmental policies, sets professional standards, provides continual professional development, advocates for newly and historically underserved individuals with exceptionalities, and helps professionals obtain conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice.

http://www.cec.sped.org/

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Date posted on this site: Monday, October 02, 2006


Center on Instruction (COI)

Organization: Center on Instruction (COI)

The Center on Instruction is a gateway to a collection of scientifically based research and information on K–12 instruction in reading, math, science, special education, and English language learning. The Center on Instruction is one of five content centers serving as resources for the 16 regional U.S. Department of Education Comprehensive Centers. Its Web site includes links to topic-based materials, syntheses of recent research, and exemplars of best practices.

http://www.centeroninstruction.org/

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Date posted on this site: Monday, October 02, 2006


The Access Center

Organization: The Access Center

The Access Center is a national technical assistance (TA) center funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs. Its mission is to improve educational outcomes for elementary and middle school students with disabilities. It does this through building the capacity of TA systems, states, districts, and schools, to help students with disabilities learn from the general education curriculum.

http://www.k8accesscenter.org/

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Date posted on this site: Monday, October 02, 2006


Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST)

Organization: Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST)

CAST is a nonprofit organization that works to expand learning opportunities for all individuals, especially those with disabilities, through the research and development of innovative, technology-based educational resources and strategies.

http://www.cast.org/

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Date posted on this site: Monday, October 02, 2006