America’s literacy directory

America’s Literacy Directory is an online data directory to help learners find local literacy programs that provide help with reading, writing and math skills, GED preparation and testing, English as a second language programs, and citizenship or civics education. (posted December 28, 2011)  … [Read more...]

Website Supports Literacy For All Children!

by Gail Leslie National Consortium on Deaf-Blindness Often people believe that literacy is something that starts to percolate in kindergarten and first grade when children begin to learn to read. In fact, literacy, like communication, begins early in life. Children grow up understanding that the world is full of colorful signs, letters, and numbers that have meaning. For children with disabilities, especially those with complex needs and sensory … [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.