Related to Peer Tutoring
Access to the General Curriculum Using Peer Support Strategies
- is a
publication by Eric Carter and Craig Kennedy that describes the importance of
peer supports in successful outcomes for those involved.
Peer Buddies: Making the Exception the Norm
- is an article based on the
experiences of a pilot peer buddy program and its outcomes.
The Peer Buddy Website
- is a site
created by Erik Carter and Carolyn Hughes, authors of the book Peer Buddy
Programs for Successful Secondary School Inclusion.
– is a
website that provides information on assistive technology and rehabilitation equipment
available from domestic and international sources to consumers, organizations,
professionals, and caregivers within the United States.
American Association on Intellectual and Developmental
- is the major professional and advocacy organization for persons
with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
- is the
national advocacy organization for persons with cognitive disabilities which
supports inclusion practices.
Applied Special Technology (CAST)
- is an educational, non-profit
organization that uses technology to expand opportunities for all people,
including those with disabilities.
for Children with Behavioral Disorders (CCBD)
- is an
international professional organization committed to promoting and facilitating
the education and general welfare of children and youth with behavioral and
for Exceptional Children
- is the major professional organization for all of special
education, with divisions representing individual disabilities.
– is the education
resources information center which can be used to search various publications
for information about disabilities and interventions.
Disabilities Association of America
- is a national, non-profit
organization aiming to the education and general welfare of children and adults
who manifest disabilities of perceptual, conceptual, or coordinative nature.
Center for Learning Disabilities (NLCD)
- is a
non-profit organization dedicated to promoting public awareness and
understanding of learning disabilities as well as enabling children and adults
with learning disabilities to achieve their full potential and enjoy a more
fulfilling and productive participation in society.
Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET)
– is an
organization that seeks to increase the capacity of national, state and local
agencies and organizations to improve secondary education and transition for
youth with disabilities and their families.
Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY)
- is an
information and referral center that provides information on disabilities and
Office of Special Education
- is a division of the U.S. Department of Education specializing
in special education issues.
is a program dedicated to expanding opportunities and enhancing
the quality of life for children and young adults with disabilities and their families.
It is based on the concept of parents helping parents.
- is an
international association of people with disabilities, their family members,
other advocates, and professionals working toward a society in which inclusion
of all people in all aspects of society is the norm.
National Down Syndrome Society
-is the national
advocate for the value, acceptance, and inclusion of people with Down syndrome.
Autism Society of the Bluegrass
- is a resource and support group for families and
professionals in the Central Kentucky area who are involved with autism.
Autism Society of Kentucky
- offers information about local events and community
resources for those living in Kentucky. Through Autism Source, one of the
components of the website, families can locate local doctors and other service
providers in the area.
Autism Society of Kentuckiana
- is a non-profit organization serving Greater
Louisville and Southern Indiana that provides support for families affected by Autism
Down Syndrome of Louisville
- is a non-profit organization founded in 1977
by Mary Carter, an early childhood educator who established the first Early
Intervention Education program for children with Down syndrome in Kentucky.
Kentucky Protection and Advocacy (P&A
) - is a Kentucky agency that trains groups about
rights, investigate abuse or neglect of people with disabilities, provides
technical assistance to attorneys and other professionals, and also provides
technical assistance about legislative and policy concerns.
Human Development Institute
- is Kentucky's
University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education,
Research and Service. Their efforts are focused on improving lifelong
opportunities and services for individuals with disabilities, their families
and the community.
Commonwealth Council on Developmental Disabilities
- is an organization that creates
change through visionary leadership and advocacy so that people have choices
and control over their own lives.
The Kentucky Division of Developmental
and Intellectual Disabilities
an organization whose mission is to empower each person to
realize his or her place in the community as a citizen of the Commonwealth of
Kentucky. To accomplish this mission, DDID will partner with and support
persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities, families, advocates,
stakeholders and government agencies.
Kentucky Assistive Technology Services (KATS) Network
- is a program that
serves Kentucky residents of all ages with disabilities of all types, their
families, employers and employment service providers, educators, health care
and social service providers, and others seeking information about assistive
technology (AT) and accessible information technology.
The Down Syndrome Association of Central
a non-profit volunteer organization comprised of families and professionals who
are interested in bettering the lives of people with Down syndrome, and helping
them to realize their life aspirations
Kentucky Autism Training Center
- is a program
whose mission is to strengthen our state's systems of
support for persons affected by autism
by bridging research to practice and by providing training and resources to families and