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About Our Kids (www.aboutourkids.org)
The New York University Child Study Center is dedicated to increasing the awareness of child and adolescent psychiatric disorders and improving the research necessary to advance the prevention, identification, and treatment of these disorders on a national scale.
All About Adolescent Literature (http://www.adlit.org/)
AdLit.org is a national multimedia project offering information and resources to the parents and educators of struggling adolescent readers and writers (grades 4-12). AdLit.org is an educational initiative of WETA, the flagship public television and radio station in the nation's capital, and is funded by Carnegie Corporation of New York and by the Ann B. and Thomas L. Friedman Family Foundation.
Behavior Advisor (www.behavioradvisor.com)
You've reached this granite planet's most visited and respected classroom behaviour management web site. Here you'll find thousands of positive and respectful strategies & interventions for promoting appropriate behavior (in kids AND the adults who serve them). No need for "pay back" to me. Instead, "pay it forward" ... Share these strategies with another adult who works with kids in need of guidance. Thanks for visiting... Dr. Mac
Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice (http://cecp.air.org)
It is the mission of the Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice to support and promote a reoriented national preparedness to foster the development and the adjustment of children with or at risk of developing serious emotional disturbance. To achieve that goal, the Center is dedicated to a policy of collaboration at Federal, state, and local levels that contributes to and facilitates the production, exchange, and use of knowledge about effective practices.
DisabledTravelers - Working with Students with Disabilities
The DisabledTravelers.com site provides resources for accessible travel information. This link includes a list of additional resource links for working with students with disabilities. (Thank you to Michelle, a student from Valley Middle School, for this suggested link)
Legal Information on the Internet (www.ed.sc.edu/spedlaw/LawPage.htm)
This information has been compiled by BICA faculty member Mitchell Yell
Marc Sheehan's Special Education/Exceptionality Web Site
A small site with a LARGE collection of links and resources. There are specific pages dedicated to special education, lesson plans and educational resources.
The Melissa Institute For Violence Prevention and Treatment (www.melissainstitute.org)
The Melissa Institute is a non-profit organization dedicated to the study and prevention of violence through education, community service, research support and consultation. The Institute’s mission is to prevent violence and promote safer communities through education and application of research-based knowledge.
The mission is accomplished in the following ways:
Minnesota Parents Know (www.parentsknow.state.mn.us)
Minnesota Parents Know is a resource filled with child development, health and parenting information. The Minnesota Parents Know Website is founded on the belief that parents are the first and most important teacher in a child's life. Parents are likely to benefit, however, from the aid and support of experts' information on child health, development, nutrition and safety in raising strong and healthy children. The site has been developed for parents with extensive input of parents and provides up-to-date research-based information on children from birth through grade 12, strategies to support children's learning, newsletters, expert tips, an interactive early childhood and child care search, connections to Minnesota services and resources, video clips, a parent Web literacy tutorial and a customized search function of high quality, non-commercial child development and health Websites.