NICHY is a center that provides information to America related to disabilities in children and youth, programs and services for infants, children, and youth with disabilities and, ‘No Child Left Behind,’ America’s general education law.
Disabled World - NICHY provides information related to disabilities in children including youth programs and services for children with disabilities.
Arkansas Disability Rights Center
"To passionately assist the lives of people with disabilities through education, empowerment, and protection of their legal rights."
The National Center on Dispute Resolution in Special Education
"Encouraging the use of mediation and other collaborative strategies to resolve
disagreements about special education and early intervention programs."
DRC Blue Book Order Form
Parents, place your order today for The Blue Book - A Parent's Guide: Civil Rights/Education, an invaluable resource about the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act ("IDEA"), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and Titles II and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA").
The 2009 Edition has been revised and expanded throughout with the latest regulatory information available. If you have a child with a disability then you need this book.
The primary goal of the Arkansas State Personnel Development Grant (SPDG) is to work with schools, districts, communities, and regional partners to maximize all students’ academic and social, emotional, and behavioral skills and success, including students with disabilities. This is done through professional development and technical assistance in the areas of: (a) Leadership; (b) Literacy and Math instruction and intervention; (c) School-wide Positive Behavior Support Systems, social skills/self-management instruction, and strategic or intensive cognitive-behavioral interventions, (d) Closing the Achievement Gap (CTAG), multi-tiered Response-to-Instruction and Intervention (RtI) and Data-based Problem Solving; (e) Parent and Community Involvement and Outreach; and (f) Personnel preparation, and special education teacher Recruitment and Retention.