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  1. EASI Street to Science, Engineering, and Math (SEM)
    Equal access to software and information: an NSF-sponsored project to collect and disseminate information on tools that make these fields more accessible to professionals with disabilities. Online workshops, Webcasts, links to programs for the visually impaired, those with learning disabilities, the hard-of-hearing, social barriers to SEM access, resources for tactile graphics/three-dimensional models, etc. more>>

  2. Equal Access to Software and Information (EASI)
    An affiliate of the Association for the Advancement of Higher Education dedicated to disseminating up-to-date information about providing equal access to computing and information technology for persons with disabilities. E-mail Workshops, on-site seminars on Adaptive Computing, and assistance in making information technology accessible with the use of state-of-the-art adaptive computing technology are available for universities, colleges, schools, businesses, and non-profit organizations. more>>

  3. Family Village School - Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Resources related to education for families with a child who has disabilities, plus additional resources JUST FOR KIDS. Pages with links to sites for: Advocacy and Public Policy; Assistive Technology for Students with Disabilities; "Disability Awareness" Educational Resources; Computers and Technology: Hardware and Software; Early Intervention Resources; Government Agencies; IDEA and Other Education Related Laws; Inclusive / Special Education Resources; Individual Education Plan Resources; Parent Training and Information Centers; and Transition. From Family Village, a global community of disability-related resources. more>>

  4. LD Online, the interactive guide to learning disabilities for parents, teachers, and children
    A vast array of information on topics within the area of learning disabilities, LD In-Depth offers articles, research findings, and useful forums, including an area specifically devoted to dyscalculia, or learning disorders in math. See also 10 Tips for Software Selection for Math Instruction and Accessing Challenging Math Curriculum. more>>


 
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  1. The A. J. Pappanikou Center for Developmental Disabilities - University of Connecticut
    A University Affiliated Program (UAP) sponsored by the Federal Administration on Developmental Disabilities through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Pappanikou Center UAP works with others to create opportunities that improve the ...more>>

  2. Blind Childrens Center
    A non-profit organization based in Los Angeles, CA (U.S.) available to blind and partially sighted children regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, religion or ability to pay. Links to programs for infants and pre-schoolers; family ...more>>

  3. DO-IT - University of Washington
    DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking & Technology) seeks to increase the participation of individuals with disabilities in academic programs and careers. The site offers resources for new technologies and programs to promote the use ...more>>

  4. Dyscalculia.org - R. M. Newman
    Learn about dyscalculia: definitions, cognitive research, symptoms, diagnosis and best practices, classroom techniques, home learning aids, legal questions, papers such as "Developmental Perspectives on Dyscalculia: Implications for Teaching in the Middle ...more>>

  5. EDeafMath - Dawn Kidd
    Vlog for anyone who teaches "at least one deaf or hard of hearing student." Posts, which date back to February, 2013, include "Texas Math Sign Language Dictionary" and "50 Plus Ideas for Using Document Cameras in the Classroom." Kidd teaches middle school ...more>>

  6. Efofex Software
    Produce publication quality graphics for mathematics and science. Tools for math teachers include FX Draw, for drawing; FX Equation, for equations; and FX MathSpell, a mathematics dictionary add-in for Microsoft Word. Tools for math students include FX ...more>>

  7. The Greenwood Institute - Greenwood School
    A dyslexia, learning disabilities, and literacy resource site, with links to Web resources and publications. Comprehensive training of literacy instructors for mainstream and specialized schools; support for home schooling; research support; and consulting ...more>>

  8. JAN (Job Accommodation Network) - President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities
    An international toll-free consulting service that provides information about job accommodations and the employability of people with functional limitations. JAN's mission is to assist in the hiring, retraining, retention or advancement of persons with ...more>>

  9. Math and Science Symposium at Recording for the Blind (Information Technology and Disabilities) - Richard Jones; Equal Access to Software and Information (EASI)
    An article describing computer technology's promise of access to information for individuals with disabilities, together with some of the reasons for the revocation of technology's promise. ...more>>

  10. Math Resources for People with Disabilities - Key Issues in Mathematics at The Math Forum
    Sites with resources to aid mathematicians and students with a variety of disabilities. ...more>>

  11. The Math Skills Development Project - Michele M. M. Mazzocco, Director
    The Math Skills Development Project (MSDP) researches how cognitive, behavioral, and genetic factors contribute toward successful mathematics achievement. Through longitudinal studies of math ability and achievement during the early school years, the ...more>>

  12. Misunderstood Minds - PBS
    The science behind learning difference, and strategies to aid success in school, are available on this companion Web site for the Misunderstood Minds PBS documentary. The site includes profiles of the students in the documentary, as well as sections on ...more>>

  13. National Center to Improve Practice (NCIP) - Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)
    The National Center to Improve Practice in Special Education Through Technology, Media and Materials promotes the effective use of technology to enhance educational outcomes for students with sensory, cognitive, physical and social/emotional disabilities. ...more>>

  14. Pathfinder Services, Inc.
    An Indiana-based nonprofit which, among other projects, creates mathematics teaching aids, including Recycled Math Manipulatives, Fraction Islands, Pattern Blocks Plus, and Polyhedra Plus. Full descriptions and ordering information are provided. They ...more>>

  15. School Match - Public Priority Systems, Inc.
    A school research and database service firm that specializes in rating schools (K-12) using auditable data for the parent and corporation, including school rating for the parent, realtor, and homebuyer; school choice consultation; counseling services ...more>>

  16. Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL)
    The regional education laboratory serving Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. Conducts applied research and development, delivers training, and provides technical assistance to K-12 educators and decision makers. Topics: Improving Classroom ...more>>

  17. Speaking to Write: Speech Recognition for Secondary Students with Disabilities - Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)
    A project from EDC and the Communication Enhancement Center at Children's Hospital, Boston and funded by the DOE to explore using speech recognition software/voice recognition. Researchers will develop, pilot, publish, and market integrated adaptations ...more>>

  18. Teaching Math to Visually Impaired Students - Susan Osterhaus, Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (TSVBI)
    Questions and answers offering teaching strategies for improving the mathematical understanding of visually impaired students. Challenges include solving quadratic equations; geometric constructions; transformations, line symmetry, and tessellations; ...more>>

  19. Teaching Research Division - Western Oregon University
    Western Oregon University sponsors various childhood education programs, providing local and national services for young children and deaf-blind people in particular. They also research pedagogical issues, including teacher training and effectiveness. ...more>>

  20. U.S. Department of Education
    Extensive and varied education information in categories including: educational initiatives (President's and Secretary's priorities), funding opportunities, student financial assistance, research and statistics, news and events, programs and services, ...more>>

  21. Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering: 1994 - Division of Science Resources Studies (SRS), National Science Foundation (NSF)
    An NSF report that describes the status of groups traditionally underrepresented in science and engineering, and documents factors important to choice of study and to success in pursuing science and engineering. ...more>>

  22. Women, Minorities, and Persons With Disabilities in Science and Engineering: 1996 - Division of Science Resources Studies (SRS), National Science Foundation (NSF)
    This report presents data on participation of underrepresented groups in science and engineering, and documents factors important to success in science and engineering in precollege education, undergraduate and graduate education, and employment. The ...more>>


 
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