Moving To A New Location

Revised October 2010Moving to a new location can sure disrupt your life! For any family this can be a time of chaos. There is the adventure of newness but also a maddening confusion. Everything and everyone is certainly somewhere, but where? You have to find new grocery stores, new roads, new schools, and new doctors. You have to unpack and reorganize your home and your daily routine. You have to make new friends, meet new neighbors, and establish … [Read more...]

Resources Especially for Military Families

Updated August 2012 Being part of a military family can be filled with many surprises, challenges, and opportunities. Part of the military life is moving to new locations every few years or even more frequently. This can be a bit more challenging when there's a child in the family who has a disability. Lots of questions naturally arise: Will special education services be available in the new location? What about the types of therapists or … [Read more...]

Educator’s guide to the military child during deployment

The Educator's Guide to the Military Child During Deployment informs educators about the impact of deployment on military families and provides them with strategies of overcoming the challenges their students face. (posted November 5, 2012)  … [Read more...]

NOTICE: The National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY) is no longer in operation. Our funding from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) ended on September 30, 2013. Our website and all its free resources will remain available until September 30, 2014.