Parent Resources

U.S. Department of Education: Helping Your Child with Homework

A guide to helping your child with homework 

US Department of Education: Helping Your Child Learn Mathematics

This booklet is made up of fun activities that parents can use with children from preschool age through grade 5 to strengthen their math skills and build strong positive attitudes toward math. 

Curriculum Resources

Read 180 Family Portal

Learn more about how READ 180 works and what happens in the classroom. Find out how your child’s progress is measured so you can get ready for parent-teacher conferences. Get information and tips on how to help your child improve as a reader and a student.

General Disability Information

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY)

NICHCY serves as a central source of information on disabilities in infants, toddlers, children, and youth. You’ll find easy-to-read information on IDEA, the law authorizing early intervention services and special education. Their State Resource Sheets will help you connect with the disability agencies and organizations in your state. 

One Place for Special Needs

“One Place for Special Needs” is an information network and social community that allows the disability community to share resources and make connections in their own neighborhood. In addition, it is a place where those who actively work with those who have disabilities can let families learn about their products, programs and services.


Specific Learning Disabilities

Great Schools: Learning Disabilities and Difficulties

A Parent’s Guide for Helping Kids with Learning Differences.

LD Online

Information and Strategies on Learning Disabilities and ADHD.

LD Online: Reading and Dyslexia

Information about reading disabilities.

Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)

Provides support to people with learning disabilities, their parents, teachers and other professionals. 

The International Dyslexia Association (IDA)

The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals with dyslexia, their families and the communities that support them. It provides information on Dyslexia.

The National Center for Learning Disabilities

The National Center for Learning Disabilities works to ensure that the nation's 15 million children, adolescents and adults with learning disabilities have every opportunity to succeed in school, work and life. 


Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyper Activity Disorder (CHADD)

CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) is a non-profit organization serving individuals with AD/HD and their families. They offer support for individuals, parents, teachers, professionals, and others. 

US Department of Education: Identifying and Treating Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

An ADHD Manual for school and home from the US Office of Education.

Autism Spectrum Disorders

American Academy of Pediatrics

Information about children with autism.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Information on Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs)

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: Asperger Syndrome

NINDS Asperger Syndrome information page.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: Autism

NINDS Autism information page.

Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support (OASIS)

Answers, “What Is Asperger Syndrome?” 

US Department of Health and Human Services: Autism

Autism Information

Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy Group

Cerebral Palsy Group is here to provide free educational information and support to those who have been affected by cerebral palsy. Cerebral Palsy is an umbrella term that refers to a group of disorders affecting a person's ability to move. Cerebral Palsy Group is an online resource that brings information directly to you in a helpful way.


Intellectual Disability

AAIDD Definition of Intellectual Disability

A definition of what an intellectual disability is from the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD). Includes an explanatory video. 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Information on Intellectual Disability.
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