[LAUSD LINKS]

Third-party links are posted for your convenience, and are external sites with no affiliation with LAUSD. LAUSD does not endorse the entities listed herein.
Third-Party Links
Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)
http://www.ed.gov/offices/OSERS/OSEP/
The web site of the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs.
Educational Policy Reform Research Institute (EPRRI)
http://www.eprri.org/
EPRRI, the Educational Policy Reform Research Institute, is a federally funded program to increase knowledge and understanding of ways that students with disabilities can be fully included in educational accountability measures.
Center for Communicative and Cognitive Disabilities
http://www.edu.uwo.ca/cccd/index.html
Researches computer technology and special education resources for students with disabilities.
Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice (CECP)
http://cecp.air.org/
Identifies promising programs and practices for children with serious emotional disturbance, promotes the exchange of useful and useable information, and facilitates collaboration among stakeholders at Federal, state, and local levels.
OSEP Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
http://www.pbis.org/
Focuses on dissemination of research-validated school-wide disciplinary practices and systems that foster positive learning and teaching environments.
Learning Disabilities Association
http://www.ldanatl.org/index.shtml
The Learning Disabilities Association of America is a national, non-profit organization. Its purpose is to advance the education and general welfare of children and adults of normal or potentially normal intelligence who manifest disabilities of a perceptual, conceptual, or coordinative nature.
Division for Early Childhood, the Council for Exceptional Children (DEC)
http://www.dec-sped.org/
The division of CEC that advocates for individuals who work with or on behalf of children with special needs, birth through age eight, and their families. (ASPIIRE Primary Partner, ILIAD Associate Partner).
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
http://www.naeyc.org/
The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) exists for the purpose of leading and consolidating the efforts of individuals and groups working to achieve healthy development and constructive education for all young children. (ASPIIRE Associate Partner).
Federation for Children with Special Needs (FCSN)
http://www.fcsn.org/
The Federation is a center for parents and parent organizations to work together on behalf of children with special needs and their families. Organized in 1975 as a coalition of parent groups representing children with a variety of disabilities, the Federation operates a Parent Center in Massachusetts which offers a variety of services to parents, parent groups, and others who are concerned with children with special needs. (ASPIIRE Associate Partner, ILIAD Associate Partner)
National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY)
http://www.nichcy.org/
An information and referral center that provides information on disabilities and disability-related issues. The focus is on education and children and youth, ages birth to 22 years.
Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)
http://www.ed.gov/offices/OSERS/OSEP/
The web site of the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs.
National Center to Improve Practice In Special Education Through Technology, Media and Materials
http://www2.edc.org/NCIP/
University of Kansas Special Education Links Page
http://busboy.sped.ukans.edu/disabilities/
Kathy Shrock and Discovery Channel School's Site for Special Education and School Psychology Sites
http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide/edspec.html
Microsoft "Enable"
http://www.microsoft.com/enable/
Computer Access Center in Santa Monica
http://www.cac.org/
Software for language and speech needs
http://www.gusinc.com/index.html
Center for Applied Special Technology CAST
http://www.cast.org/
Expanding opportunities for ALL learners. is an educational, not-for-profit organization that uses technology to expand opportunities for all Hearit Company Auditory tools for children in special education programs 
Apple Inc.
http://www.apple.com/education/k12/disability/
Apple Special Needs Resources
http://www.apple.com/disability/links.html
LD Online
http://www.ldonline.com
The leading Web site on learning disabilities for parents, teachers, and other professionals.
ASCD - Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
http://www.ascd.org
CHADD Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
http://www.chadd.org
Schwab Learning
http://www.schwablearning.org
A parent's guide to helping kids with learning differences.
Official Web Site of the Association of California School Administrators
ACSA & CARS+ Handbook
ACSA and CARSPlus Handbook on Goals and Objectives Related to Essential State of California Content Standards
California Department of Education Special Education, Healthy Families
http://www.cde.ca.gov/pg2healthy.html
California Department of Education Special Education Division
http://www.cde.ca.gov/spbranch/sed/
California Department of Education Special Education Division
http://www.cde.ca.gov/pg2special.html
Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice
http://www.air.org/cecp
Site focused on services for students wtih emotional and behavioral problems
Council for Exceptional Children
http://www.cec.sped.org
An international professional organization in improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted.
iCan Online
http://www.icanonline.net/index.cfm
News, Information, Chat and Message Boards. An online community for people with disabilities.
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 1997
http://www.ed.gov/offices/OSERS/IDEA/
IDEA Practices
http://www.ideapractices.org
Information about the law, resources on topics such as IEP process and inclusion
LD Online
http://www.ldonline.org
Learning disabilities guide for parents, teachers, and children
National Center for Learning Disabilities
http://www.ncld.org
Learning disabilities awareness, Parent-Teacher partnerships, and IEP information
No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (Communities)
http://www.ed.gov/inits/backtoschool/community/index.html
What the ""No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 means for communties
No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (Educators)
http://www.ed.gov/inits/backtoschool/teachers/index.html
What the ""No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 means for educators
No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (Families)
http://www.ed.gov/inits/backtoschool/families/index.html
What the ""No Child Left Behind Act of 2001"" means for families
No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (States)
http://www.ed.gov/offices/OESE/esea/california.html
What the ""No Child Left Behind Act of 2001"" means for California
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services
http://www.ed.gov/offices/OSERS/
Office of Special Education Programs
http://www.ed.gov/offices/OSERS/OSEP/
Special Kids L.A.
http://www.specialkidsla.com/
U.S. Department of Education
http://www.ed.gov/
Urban Collaborative
http://www.urbancollaborative.org
The Urban Special Education Leadership Collaborative
UVA Special Education Web Site
http://curry.edschool.virginia.edu/go/specialed
University of Virginia Special Education Web Site
Los Angeles County Office of Education
http://www.lacoe.edu
Los Angeles County Office of Education
New York Times Learning Network
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/
An Engaging Site for Teachers, Parents and Students
State of California - Department of Developmental Services
http://www.dds.ca.gov/rc/RCsvs_home.cfm
A State of California website with information about services and support to individuals with developmental disabilities.
State of California - Official California Legislative Information
http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/
The official site for California legislative information. The website is maintained by the Legislative Counsel of California, pursuant to California law.
State of California - California Welfare and Institutions Code (Official California Legislative Information)
http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/calawquery?codesection=wic
California state legislation concerning disabled persons. The California Welfare and Institutions Code is part of the official site for California legislative information. The website is maintained by the Legislative Counsel of California, pursuant to California law.
State of California - Directory of Regional Centers
http://www.dds.ca.gov/rc/rclist.cfm
California's developmental disability community is served by 21 regional centers with more than 40 offices located throughout the state.
Eastern Los Angeles Regional Center
http://www.elarc.org/
The Eastern Los Angeles Regional Center serves the health districts of Alhambra, East Los Angeles, Northeast, and Whittier within the county of Los Angeles.
Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center
http://www.lanterman.org/
The Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center serves the health districts of Central, Glendale, Hollywood-Wilshire, and Pasadena within the county of Los Angeles. 
Harbor Regional Center
http://www.hddf.com/
The Harbor Regional Center serves the health districts of Bellflower, Harbor, Long Beach, and Torrance within the city of Los Angeles.
North Los Angeles County Regional Center
http://www.nlacrc.com/
The North Los Angeles County Regional Center serves the health districts of East Valley, San Fernando, and West Valley within the city of Los Angeles.
South Central Los Angeles Regional Center
http://www.sclarc.org/
Southern Los Angeles county including the communities of Compton and Gardena.
LAUSD Links
LAUSD Division of Special Education Homepage
http://dse-web.lausd.k12.ca.us/
LAUSD Division of Special Education page on the:
Consent Decree and Other Links of Interest
Education Equity Compliance
http://www.lausd.k12.ca.us/lausd/offices/eec/spec_ed.htm
LAUSD Visually Impaired Program (Related Services)
http://www.lausd.k12.ca.us/Blend_School/
LAUSD Adaptive Physical Education Program (Related Services)
http://www.lausd.k12.ca.us/lausd/offices/Adaptive_PE/
LAUSD Assistive Technology Program (Related Services)
http://10.42.197.99/related-services/at/index.html
LAUSD Related Services Department Pages
http://10.42.197.99/related-services/at/related.htm
LAUSD Division of Special Education Departments
http://dse-web.lausd.k12.ca.us/html/departments.jsp
LAUSD Division of Special Education Department Office Information
http://dse-web.lausd.k12.ca.us/html/info.jsp