Children (3 to 22)

_________________________________Alert! Alert!  Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of Children (3 to 22) at the CPIR is: http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/schoolage/_________________________________September 2010In Spanish | En españolThe education … [Read more...]

Evidence for Education

October 2010 NICHCY's online Evidence for Education modules and downloadable PDF's explore the best evidence-based practices education has to offer. So who are they for, exactly? Well, they're for you, exactly--that is, if you're interested in learning more about what works in teaching children with disabilities. Each of us within the education community has a role to play in implementing practices based on the best available evidence--from … [Read more...]

Effective Practices in the Classroom and School

October 2011 _________________________________ Alert! Alert!  Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of Effective Practices in the Classroom and School at the CPIR is: http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/effective-practices/ _________________________________ A … [Read more...]

Connecting with the Expertise of Special Education

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of Connecting with the Expertise of Special Education at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/speced/_________________________________Updated July 2012 … [Read more...]

Understanding Universal Design

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of Understanding Universal Design at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/ud/_________________________________September 2010 | Links updated, May 2013According … [Read more...]

Addressing the General Education Curriculum

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of Addressing the General Curriculum at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/gened/_________________________________September 2010 Links updated, May … [Read more...]

Social Skills and Academic Achievement

Evidence for Education, Volume III, Issue 2 August 2008 (Links updated, February 2011) by Kathlyn M. Steedly, Ph.D., Amanda Schwartz, Ph.D., Michael Levin, M.A., & Stephen D. Luke, Ed.D. PDF version Table of Contents Introduction Social Skills - What Are They? What the Research Says Group 1: Beginning Social Skills What About Maria? Putting Programs Into Practice Conclusion Additional Info References Introduction Maria, … [Read more...]

Effective Mathematics Instruction

by Kathlyn Steedly, Ph.D., Kyrie Dragoo, M.Ed., Sousan Arefeh, Ph.D., & Stephen D. Luke, Ed.D. Evidence for Education  • Volume III • Issue I • 2008 Links updated, August 2012 Download PDF Table of Contents What Students Need to Know and We Need To Teach How Disabilities Can Affect Math Achievement Effective Math Instruction for Students with Learning Difficulties Choosing and Using Effective Math Intervention Strategies Glossary References _________________________ “Can … [Read more...]

Effective reading interventions for students with LD

Many a teacher, parent, and student with learning disabilities will want to visit this LDonline page. http://www.ldonline.org/article/33084 … [Read more...]

Autism spectrum disorders: A primer for parents and educators

This primer comes from the National Association of School Psychologists with basic facts about autism spectrum disorders and effective intervention strategies.http://www.nasponline.org/resources/handouts/Autism204_blue.pdf … [Read more...]

NOTICE: NICHCY is going away, but its resources are not. Find hundreds of legacy NICHCY publications, as well as our training curriculum on IDEA 2004, in the Center for Parent Information and Resources' Library at http://www.parentcenterhub.org/resources. This website will remain available until September 30, 2014. After that date, web visitors will be automatically redirected to http://www.parentcenterhub.org.