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Special Education Resources

Legislation

Federal

No Child Left BehindNo Child Left Behind (NCLB)
What NCLB does and why the law is important in America.
Assistive TechnologyAssistive Technology
Sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
FAQ About 504FAQ About 504
Frequently asked questions about Section 504 and the education of children with disabilities.

State

Special Education Services: USBESpecial Education Services: Utah State Board of Education (USBE)
Support to empower students with disabilities ages 3-21 provided by USBE
No Child Left Behind: State Of UtahNo Child Left Behind (NCLB): State of Utah
Material, information, and programs for No Child Left Behind from the Utah State Board of Education.
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Professional Organizations

National

Council for Exceptional ChildrenCouncil for Exceptional Children (CEC)
A non-profit association which supports special education professionals and others working on behalf of individuals with exceptionalities.
National Association of Councils on Developmental DisabilitiesNational Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD)
NACDD is the national voice of the councils on Developmental Disabilities implementing the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act and promoting the interests and rights of people with disabilities and their families.
Association of University Centers on DisabilityAssociation of University Centers on Disability (AUCD)
A network of interdisciplinary centers advancing policy and practice for, and with individuals with developmental and other disabilities, their families and communities.
United Cerebral PalsyUnited Cerebral Palsy (UCP)
National organization which strives to ensure the inclusion of persons with disabilities in every facet of society.
American Association on Mental RetardationAmerican Association of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD)
Research for doctors, nurses, health care professionals and more!

State

Cent for Persons with DisabilitiesCenter for Persons with Disabilities (CPD)
The CPD of Utah strives to provide leadership in, and advise policymakers about and promote opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities to exercise self-determination and be included in all facets of community life.
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Resources

Cent for Persons with DisabilitiesSpecial Education Process - For Teachers
This web page outlines the processes classroom teachers need to follow for Special Education students.

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