Behavior, Classroom Management and Motivation

Positive Behavior Intervention Supports:
Behavior Tips and Tricks:
IRIS Center –Classroom Management Module
Behavior Quality Indicators
NYS PBIS Technical Assistance Center



Literacy Quality Indicators:
National Reading Panel:
Confusing Words: What is the difference between effect & affect?
Read Naturally:  Strategies to build fluency in reading
Florida Center for Reading Research:
The Reading Center – Dr. Joe Witt
The Consortium on Reading Excellence (CORE):
Dolch Words:



Explicit Instruction-Anita Archer Strategic Literacy Videos:
Explicit Instruction-Anita Archer Materials and Resources:
Center on Instruction:
IRIS Center (IDEA & Research for Inclusive Settings) Vanderbilt University
Specially Designed Instruction Quality Indicators:
Progress Monitoring Tools
Intervention Central – Jim Wright
Intervention Ideas


Drop Out/Graduation

Dropout Prevention:
Center for Research on the Education of Students Placed at Risk:
National High School Center:
Grad Nation:
National Drop Out Prevention Center for Students with Disabilities
The Silent Epidemic; Perspectives of High School Drop Outs
High School Student Engagement Report
What Works Clearinghouse Drop Out Prevention Guide
Check and Connect:
Why Try


State Assessment

Testing Access & Accommodations Policy and Tools to Guide Decision Making:


Disability Information

General Sites about Special Education:
Council of Exceptional Children
Academics K-12

Speech & Language/Hearing Impaired: 
American Speech & Hearing Association
A. G. Bell Association for the Deaf
Auditory Verbal International
Cochlear Corporation:
National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders
Advanced Bionics:
Voice for Deaf Kids:

Autism Society
Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
National Institute of Health Autism Research
Chapel Hill Autism Resources
Autism Professional Development Modules

For AD/HD:
Attention Deficit Disorder Association:
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder:

For Learning Disabilities:
International Dyslexia Association
Council for Learning Disabilities
National Center for Learning Disabilities
LD Resources:
Teaching LD:
National Research Center on Learning Disabilities (NRCLD):


Collaborating with Parents

NYS Parent Website:
Families Together in NYS:
National Parent Information network:
National Coalition for Parent Involvement in Education:
Families and Advocates Partnership for Education:
Parent Network of the Capital Region


Other useful links

US Department of Education:
New York State Department of Education, Office of Special Education:
Regional Center of the RSE-Technical Assistance Support Center (RSE-TASC) Capital Region:
MyLearningPlan course listings of RSE-TASC regional training opportunities 
National Association of Special Education teachers:
LD Online:
Doing What Works (Research based education practices):
New York State Special Education State Performance Plan
Special Education School District Data Profile (special education report card):
Link to New York State School Report Cards

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