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- Academy for Educational Development
- ADHD Guidelines
www.aap.org or www.add.org
American Academy of Pediatrics or National Attention Deficit Disorder organization. Released in May 2000.
- Administration for Children and Families - Department of Health and Human Services
- Adolescent Directory Online
An online electronic guide to information regarding adolescent issues and secondary education; includes a page for teenagers.
- American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Great handouts for parents & teachers
- American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress
- American Association of Suicidology
- American Counseling Association (ACA)
- American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
- American Psychological Association
- American Psychological Association: Prevention & Treatment Journal
- American Red Cross
- America's Doctor
Real MD's with real advice. Always get a second opinion, but these types of sites are growing. Just consider the source. It's free - no diagnosis or treatment, just facts.
- Anxiety Disorders Association of America
- Ask Jeeves for Kids
A great search engine site for students - very entertaining or helpful for homework.
- Assistive Technology
Many good links here to this important topic.
- Association for Psychological Science
- Autism site
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
- Awesome Library Classroom Resources
Has many good resources for classroom teachers. May be helpful for consultation.
Free books and great reference materials.
- Behavior OnLine: The Mental Health and Behavioral Science Meeting Place
- Bioterrorism Resources
- Brain Injury Association, Inc.
- Bully Free World
A British site dealing with information on bullying from an international perspective.
- Canadian Association of School Psychologists
- Cancer Page
Background information and links.
- CDC National Prevention Information Network
Information on AIDS, STD's, and other prevention information.
- Center for Applied Social Technology
Comprehensive resources on technology. Also allows the user to search for sites that are accessible to the disabled via BOBBY.
- Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice
Materials on functional behavioral assessment, plus other valuable resources on school violence.
- Center for Evidence-Based Practice: Young Children With Challenging Behavior
- Center for Future of Teaching and Learning
Meta-analysis article on reading.
- Center for Health and Health Care in Schools (CHHCS)
Links to resources on health and mental health in the schools.
- Center for Mental Health in the Schools
Resources for increasing mental health focus in schools.
- Center for Mental Health Services (Knowledge Exchange Network)
A comprehensive site of mental health information.
- Center for the Future of Children
Journal on the web.
- Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence
- Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning
- Centers for Disease Control
- Cerebral Palsy Guide
Free educational information, financial options, and emotional support for parents and children affected by cerebral palsy.
"Gourmet" guide to ADHD and related disorders.
- Change My Mind
Part of the Early Identification and Intervention to Prevent Psychosis Program (or EDIPPP).
- Child Development
A textbook-size site for parents with information on child development by a renowned textbook author, Dr. Robert
- Child Mind Institute
- Child Welfare Information Gateway
- Children, Youth, and Family Consortium
An electronic forum of published research, sponsored by the University of Minnesota.
- Children's Defense Fund
- Children's Partnership
Parent's guide to the information superhighway.
- Circle of Inclusion
Talks about inclusion of disabled from birth to 8 into early childhood settings.
- Compact for Reading & Home-School Links
Source for helping children read - suitable for kindergarten through 4th grade. Great resource but big file!
- Compassionate Friends
A wonderful site for those who have lost children. Some free training in grief counseling will be provided by this group at the NASP Convention.
- Conflict Resolution Education
- The Consortium for Dispute Resolution in Special Education (CADRE):
- Council for Exceptional Children
- Cybersmart! Cyberbullying Package, a NASP Partnership
- DANA Corporation
Brain information, see "select Publications" and click on "Brain Connections." Newsletters and TBI information there too. Thanks John L.
- David Baldwin's Trauma Information
A clinical psychologist from Oregon with excellent information and links
- Department of Education
- Depression and Addiction Rehab
A report from InpatientDrugRehab Patient Advocacy Group
- Download Worksheets for Students
For those students who may need some extra help in a vast variety of subject areas.
- Dr. Drew - formerly of MTV
Where are teens and younger getting answers to many of their questions? Dr. Drew. Not adult-oriented but a good resource of factual information on typical teen questions!
- Drop Out Prevention
- Early Childhood Research Institute
- EBI Network
- Education Page - APA
Information on teaching psychology at high school and college levels.
- Education Week on the Web
Massive educational resource site for K-12.
Great links to other sites.
- Encyclopedia Britannica
Free, extensive access to the world's largest encyclopedia. Many extras and links.
- ERIC Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation - no longer in existence, but some resources can be found at http://pareonline.net
- ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education - no longer in existence, but some resources can be found at http://pareonline.net
- Essential Information on Trauma & Dissociation
- Evaluation - Program Evaluation
Great site if you do program evaluation.
- Fact Monster
Need to know, go here, it is incredible.
- Families and Advocates Partnership for Education
- Families for Depression Awareness
- Family Education
- Family Village
- Federal Emergency Management Agency
- Federal Resource Center for Special Education
- Federal Resources for Educational Excellence
- Federation for Children with Special Needs
Great site on special education issues.
- FERPA - Update
Type in FERPA in search engine
Site for 10-13-year-olds on drug prevention.
- "Functional Behavioral Assessment" Resource
A site where you can get a nice handout on "Functional Behavioral Assessment." (See Sandy Steingart's site for more on this topic.)
- Future Horizons, Inc. Autism Homepage
- Gift from Within
Several references on trauma.
- Global School Psychology Network
A professional development community for school psychologists. Run by Lou Kruger at Northeastern University.
- The GROHOL Mental Health Page-Main Menu
Check out the monthly column by NASP writers on various topics of interest.
- Hands on Scotland Toolkit
- Healthy Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Students Project
- Help Promote Hope
- Homework Helper
Big help for all
- IDEA Partnership
- IDEA Practices of the Council for Exceptional Children
- Including Samuel Project
The Including Samuel Project at the Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire, is committed to social change and promoting inclusive opportunities for all students through film/photojournalism, web resources, training and professional development, and cross-stakeholder collaboration.
- International School Psychology Association
Check out Nevin Dolek's list of crisis resources.
- International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
Good information and links
- Internet Family Empowerment White Paper
- Keep Schools Safe Site
Sponsored by National School Boards and National Association of Attorneys General. Many good links too.
- Kid's Health
Great resource on health and behavior management issues; also updates pediatricians on various childhood illnesses. Nifty opening page.
- Kids Count
Annie E. Casey Foundation lists the status of kids each year. How are the kids in your state doing?
- LD Online
'Everything' on specific learning disabilities.
- Learn at Home: Government Agency Pages for Kids
- The Learning Community
- Library of Congress
Information on special education law.
- Mandatory Reporting Page - a summary of statutes requiring mandatory reporting of abuse and neglect
Support for parents of children with pediatric mastocytosis.
- Mayo Clinic Health Site
An interactive site to ask questions of a physician or dietition about health concerns.
- Medscape - a good source for medical information
- MedWeb: Mental Health, Psychiatry, Psychology
- Megaskills Program - The Home and School Institute
Site by Dorothy Rich; great education ideas for parents and teachers.
- Mel Levine's Educational Site
A frequent NASP presenter has much to offer and discuss. A neurodevelopmental perspective presented.
- Mental Health Matters
- Mental Help Net
Everything you wanted to know about mental health, with additional links.
- Merck Manual
- Mental Measurement Yearbook
Mental Measurement Yearbook is online - but costs $15.00 per search!
- Mr. Rogers Helps Kids
Helping children with scary news, or http://www.misterrogers.org is an alternate access.
- Muslim Voices for Peace
As the title says. Factual information about Islam.
- NAEYC OnLine
- NAPSO (National Alliance of Pupil Services Organizations)
- National Academies Books
This site has complete books online that are searchable. There is an excellent book on autism. There are books from most disciplines, including psychology. Use the search function for the most complete listings.
- National Association of Psychometrists
- National Center for Children Exposed to Violence
This site is hosted by the Child Study Center at Yale. Excellent materials.
- National Center for Culturally Responsive Educational Systems
- National Center for Educational Statistics
All the educational statistics you could ever want! Great for grants or class preparation.
- National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
- National Center for Response to Intervention
- The National Center for Student Progress Monitoring
- National Committee to Prevent Child Abuse
- National Education Association
- National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities
- National Institutes of Health
- National Institute of Mental Health
- National Institute of Neurological Disorder and Stroke
Interested in the brain? It's here - and there's a neat free CD available too.
- National Institute on Drug Abuse
Helpful information on drugs and drug education.
- National Joint Committee on Learning Disabilities
National Joint Committee on Learning Disabilities is a national committee of representatives of organizations committed to the education and welfare of individuals with learning disabilities. The NJCLD develops and disseminates reports and information about learning disabilities.
- National Library of Medicine
A large resource of medical information. There is also http://www.medlineplus.gov for free public medical information. You'll use this site frequently. Also http://www.medportal.com. Not as easy to use but has good resources.
- National Mental Health Association
- National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee
For career information.
- National Organization for Rare Disorders
Good information on rare childhood diseases.
- National Parent Information Network
- National Reading Panel Report
The results of the National Reading Panel report on reading. Report and video available. Phonics-focused with lots of tips for improving reading. Lengthy!
- National Right to Read Foundation
Numerous articles on reading and its research.
- National Safe Schools Site
New site for safe schools information.
- National Organization for Victim Assistance
Crisis information for everyone.
- National Youth Development Center
Full range on youth developmental issues, grants, links, etc. Takes time to explore but interesting.
- National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center
- NEA Health Information Network
- Net Mom
- Neuropsychology Central
TBI and general brain information. Some parts are graphics-intensive and may take time to access.
- New York Online Access to Health
Excellent information on medical and mental health conditions; click on Health Topics. (Information available in English and Spanish.)
- New York Times Learning Network
Good up-to-date information on all aspects of learning and education.
- Online Colleges
Critical Mental Health Resources for College Students
Information for parents of children with disabilities.
- Partners Against Hate
- Partners Against Hate Program Activity Guide
- Partnership for a Drug-Free America
A moving obituary for teens who use drugs and other information.
- Pediatric Development and Behavior
From NASP Listserv by Bill Water. Materials for pediatricians on behavior disorders, ADHD, parent info, drug info. Worth checking out!
- Phi Delta Kappan
Excellent links and many whole articles.
- Physicians' Desk Reference
All the drugs and up to date. Quick reference with your laptop.
- Policymaker Partnership
- Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports
Site from the University of Oregon; lots of good info on FBA and behavioral intervention.
- Positive Parenting
- Project Linus
State by state listing for getting blankets to those who are traumatized.
- Psych Central
Dr. John Grohol's very comprehensive mental health website. I love his Internet online book too, which was just updated.
- PTSD Resources Web Page
Features battery comprehensive and challenging intelligence tests - if you already know all the Wechsler answers. These are designed by psychologists too.
- Recordings for the Blind and Dyslexic
- Riverbend Down Syndrome Parent Support Group
- RTI Action Network
- Safe and Responsive Schools
Developed by Russ Skiba at Indiana University offers some good information and links. Russ addresses Zero Tolerance too.
- Sandy Steingart's School Psychology Resources
A great place to start looking for school psychology information - besides NASP, of course!
- School Psychology Resources Online
- School Resources for Homeless Families
- Screening for Mental Health
- Selective Mutism information
- Seven Habits of Highly Effective IEP Teams
An interesting play on Covey's book. Might need to use "search" function to find it.
- Shane Jimerson's Site
Shame Jimerson's University of California at Santa Barbara home page covers childhood developmental pathology and other interesting and up-to-date information about children's issues. Takes time to see it all! Shows what can be educationally accomplished on the Internet.
- Society for the Teaching of Psychology
Great site if you teach psychology at the high school or college level. Good listservs; large number of members to help you out with making your classes more interesting.
- SOS Fires - A web site on juvenile fire-setting
- South Carolina Department of Mental Health
- Southern Poverty Law Center
"Ten Ways to Fight Hate" material
- Special Education Resources on the Internet
- Student Guide for Financial Aid
Comprehensive resource on student financial aid - free.
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration
(National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information)
- Suicide Prevention Program (SOS)
- Surgeon General
Featuring the new mental health report and great links.
- Surgeon General Report on Youth Violence
Latest from the Surgeon General
- Talking with Kids
A neat site on how parents can talk to kids about tough topics, violence, drugs, HIV, etc. Also has 10 tips, which could make a great handout for you.
- TBI Glossary
- Teacher Net
Lots of information for teachers.
- Tobacco-Free Kids
Helpful for finding ways to get kids to stop smoking.
- Trauma Center
Site by Dr. Bessel VanderKolk, a well-known authority on trauma.
- Tufts Children's Health Search
Search for information on children's health.
- US Department of Education
- US Department of Health and Human Services
- U.S. Government
Type in "crisis" or similar title
- US National Library of Medicine
- USA Today Newspaper Education Page
Great synopsis of what is new in education. Done in conjunction wtih the US Department of Education.