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Helpful for defining disability categories currently recognized by federal legislation.
Council for Exceptional Children
"The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving the success of children and youth with disabilities and/or gifts and talents." Try searching "All topics" under "Explore" on their website for good starting points.
The IRIS Center creates high-quality, online open educational resources (OERs) about evidence-based instructional and behavioral practices to help improve the education outcomes of all students, especially struggling learners and those with disabilities. Includes evidence-based summaries of instructional practices, interventions, and more.
What Works Clearinghouse
The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) reviews the existing research on different programs, products, practices, and policies in education.
American Institutes for Research - Special Education
AIR conducts federal, state, and local projects designed to improve outcomes for students with disabilities and their families. Site offers technical assistance support for implementing evidence-based practices.
Center for Parent Information and Resources
Resources for parents of children with disabilities. Links to a range of useful resources, and includes definitions and content in Spanish and English.
Inclusive Schools Network
Inclusion resources for teachers on topics ranging from instruction to assessment, family involvement, peer support, technology, staffing, etc.
Region 20 Special Education
Regional teacher resources, including relevant Texas law and contacts for local organizations and services.
Texas Project First
A project of the Texas Education Agency committed to providing accurate and consistent information to parents and families of students with disabilities.