Education

Academy for Educational Development
www.aed.org

Federal Resource Center for Special Education
www.rrfcnetwork.org

Federation for Children with Special Needs
www.fcsn.org

IEP Checklist App
www.peatc.org/peatc.cgim?template=IEPChecklistiPhone

The Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center (PEATC) offers an Individualized Education Program (IEP) Checklist iPhone app. School-aged students with disabilities are provided an Individualized Education Program designed to support their unique educational needs. The IEP Checklist App helps parents of students with special needs become better-informed advocates by making IEP information easier to access. The newest version of the app has active links to the relevant language in the federal regulations; allows users to record the IEP meeting or record notes; and has the capacity to print out notes and click on a checklist as requested items are discussed. Learn more about this free app _here_.

IEP Guide
www2.ed.gov/parents/needs/speced/iepguide/index.html

IEPs - Sample Goals
Google Docs

Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)
www.insource.org

Templates and tips for letters and discussions with teachers/coaches/friends explaining a child's condition
www.geneticalliance.org/how-to.guide

The BIG PAGE of Special Education Links
www.library.mcneese.edu

The National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities
www.nichcy.org

Neuropsychological Research and Education Articles from Dr. Trauner's group

Classroom Accommodations for the Child with Learning Differences

Ballantyne, Scarvie, and Trauner: "Academic Achievement in Individuals With Infantile Nephropathic Cystinosis"

Spilkin and Ballantyne: "Behavior in Children With a Chronic Illness: A Descriptive Study of Child Characteristics, Family Adjustment, and School Issues in Children With Cystinosis"

Delgado, Schatz, Nichols, Appelbaum, and Trauner: "Behavioral Profile of Children with Infantile Nephropathic Cystinosis"

Williams, Schneider, and Trauner: "Global Intellectual Deficits in Cystinosis

Ballantyne and Trauner: "Neurobehavioral Consequences of a Genetic Metabolic Disorder: Visual Processing Deficits in Infantile Nephropathic Cystinosis"

Trauner, Chase, Scheller, Katz, and Schneider: "Neurologic and cognitive deficits in children with cystinosis"

Spilkin, Ballantyne, Babchuck, and Trauner: "Non-Verbal Deficits in Young Children With a Genetic Metabolic Disorder: WPPSI-III Performance in Cystinosis"

Scarvie & Ballantyne: "Visuomotor Performance in Children with Infantile Nephropathic Cystinosis"

Trauner, Spilkin, Williams, and Babchuck: "Specific Cognitive Deficits in Young Children with Cystinosis: Evidence for an Early Effect of the Cystinosin Gene on Neural Function"

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