Resources

Awareness

Sharon Draper

Award-winning Author, Educator, Speaker, Poet & National Teacher of the Year

http://sharondraper.com/

Certain Proof:  A Question of Worth

A feature documentary about three children living with significant communication and physical disabilities, who struggle against the public schools in an emotional battle to prove their worth.

http://www.certainproof.com/

 

Blogs

Chapel Hill Snippets
Day to day as a mentor, speech pathologist, mom, wife, and technology junkie

A wonderful, award winning blog by Ruth Morgan, 2014 Lara Jane Parker Award winner
excellence.

http://chapelhillsnippets.blogspot.com/

Jack’s Blog

A great blog by Jack “I have Cerebral Palsy. . .so what, I’m still awesome!”

http://cpsowhat.blogspot.com/

 

News and Information

Assistive Technology Daily

Assistive Technology Daily is  a blog dedicated to sharing assistive technology solutions. They share technology in a variety of categories that can be easily accessed by the user. The site is brought to you by the experts at the  North Carolina Assistive Technology Project.

http://attraining.org/atdaily

Disability Scoop

Founded in 2008, Disability Scoop is the nation’s premier source for developmental disability news. With daily coverage of autism, intellectual disability, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and more, no other news source offers a more timely and comprehensive take on the issues that matter to the developmental disability community.

Disability Scoop The Premier Source for Developmental Disability News

Ollibean

At Ollibean you have access to a comprehensive database curated from thousands of sources and updated daily for information on a range of different abilities. From professional and medical articles to stories from real parents, no resource is too small, no fact irrelevant, no ability overlooked. Organize and save helpful articles.

Ollibean. Diffability. Community

GCF Family Support Services

GCF-FSS™  is dedicated to supporting, educating, and informing families of children with special needs.

http://www.gcffamilysupportservices.org/

The National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center

The Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center is funded by the US Department of Education to improve state early intervention and early childhood special education service systems, increase the implementation of effective practices, and enhance the outcomes of these programs for young children and their families.

http://www.nectac.org/

NC Assistive Technology Program

The North Carolina Assistive Technology Program (NCATP) is a state and federally funded program that provides assistive technology services statewide to people of all ages and abilities.

http://www.ncatp.org/index.htm

NC Augmentative Communication Association

The NCACA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing information and support to nonspeaking individuals, their families and the professionals that serve them.

http://ncaca.info/

NC Statewide Independent Living Council

Provide the public education necessary to ensure adequate independent living services for citizens with disabilities in NC.

http://www.ncsilc.org/

Wrightslaw

Accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.

http://www.wrightslaw.com