General Special Education Sites
Hampton Township School District Special Education Overview
The names of the following organizations are provided for your convenience only. The Hampton Township School District does not endorse or recommend any particular agency, nor does an agency not being listed signify the District's dissatisfaction with it.
The PA Training Partnership for People with Disabilities and Families believes knowledge is power.
National Technical Assistance Center on Transition
Visit www.autismspeaks.org for resources and information about autism. You can also download a free copy the School Community Kit created to support school personnel and all those who interact and support students with autism in various capacities by clicking here.
Internet Resources for Special Children (IRSC)
The IRSC website has lots of information relating to the needs of children with disabilities. It provides valuable information for anyone who interacts with children who have disabilities and acts as a central starting point for information and resources.
Marc's Special Education Page
This website contains a lot of special education-related links. Be sure and check out the lesson plans page and the educational resources page.
National Information Center for Children and Youths with Disabilities NICHCY is the national information and referral center that provides information on disabilities and disability-related issues for families, educators, and other professionals. Their special focus is children and youth (birth to age 22).
Special and General Education Links
The object of The Federal Resource Center for Special Education is to improve the educational outcomes of students with disabilities. This website has numerous Special and General Education Links.
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for
individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted.
This site will assist you in finding the information you need regarding exceptional children.
This site has links to may Special Education sites. Each site is reviewed and given a rating as to its usefulness by the web page author.
Pennsylvania Training & Technical Assistance Network - PaTTAN
U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder - CHADD
Learning Disabilities Association of America - LDAA
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services - OSERS
Office of Special Education Programs - OSEP
Pennsylvania Department of Education - PDE
Helping Students with Visual Impairment
Link to Aging and Disability Resources
- Collaborative effort among community agencies and the Office of Long Term Living (OLTL) to provide INFORMATION about services and supports to individuals over the age of 60 and to persons 18 to 59 with disabilities
Centers for Independent Living (CIL’s)
Disability Organizations and Resources
Education and Employment
Legal Rights/Civil Rights
Parenting and Children