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...]

Expertise at Your Fingertips

by Lisa Küpper National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY)  There’s disability expertise at your fingertips—literally. You can access a goldmine of disability know-how, in fact, by typing this address into your web browser: http://www.tadnet.org/home The link will take you to the home page of the Technical Assistance and Dissemination network—the TA&D, for short. The TA&D is a network of more than … [Read more...]

Expertise at Your Fingertips

by Lisa KüpperNational Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY) There’s disability expertise at your fingertips—literally. You can access a goldmine of disability know-how, in fact, by typing this address into your web browser: http://www.tadnet.org/homeThe link will take you to the home page of the Technical Assistance and Dissemination network—the TA&D, for short. The TA&D is a network of more than 40 centers … [Read more...]

National Center for Blind Youth in Science | Web portal

This site is a clearinghouse of information and resources regarding blind youth and science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) subjects and careers. Users may find information about how to adapt science lessons, where to find accessible math programs, and what nonvisual techniques are most effective in the STEM areas. Users may also read biographies of successful blind scientists and hear interviews as these professionals discuss the challenges … [Read more...]

Infusing disability studies into the general curriculum

Just as there is a recognized need to include more children with disabilities into the general education classroom, with access to the general curriculum, there is also a need to infuse that same curriculum with more discussion of disabilities themselves. This 12-page guide provides tips and resources about how to start thinking, talking, and teaching about the meaning and experience of children with disabilities in our schools. (posted February … [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.