• All Kinds of Minds
    Millions of children struggle in school daily because of differences in learning. The causes are often unknown, specific problems can be difficult to pinpoint, and the long-terms effects hard to predict. Struggling children are often misunderstood by the adult world and themselves.

    All Kinds of Minds is pleased to announce the official launch of the online Parent Toolkit.
    Proposes educational information and supportive resources for families and children affected by Cerebral Palsy across the United States and abroad.
    CESA 7
    This site provides one of the most extensive resources for parents within the state of Wisconsin
    CESA Parent Newsletter
     
    Introduction to Special Education
    If you child has a disability, special education can help your child learn.

    You will work as part of a team along with others from the school. The team will decide if your child qualifies for special education. If your child qualifies, the team will make a written plan for your child. The plan is called an Individualized Education Program or IEP. The team is called an IEP team......
    National Association of School Psychologists:
    Provides of informational “facts sheets” that have been researched and provides information on child development.
    National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
    The purpose of this website is to serve the nation as a central source of information on:
    o disabilities in infants, toddlers, children, and youth,
    o IDEA, which is the law authorizing special education,
    o No Child Left Behind (as it relates to children with disabilities),
    o and research-based information on effective educational practices.
    Special Education in Plain Language
     
    Special Olympics – Wisconsin
    Provides sports training and competition for nearly 10,000 athletes with cognitive disabilities in 18 different sports year-round.
    The Wisconsin Statewide Transition Initiative
    The Wisconsin Statewide Transition Initiative (WSTI) is a Department of Public Instruction (DPI) state discretionary project that offers a comprehensive approach to providing transition services in the State of Wisconsin. Twelve CESA-based Transition Coordinators, a project director, and a DPI Transition Consultant provide transition support services, information dissemination, and staff development to parents, education professionals, and community agency professionals throughout Wisconsin.
    Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction - School Psychology

    This site provides linkages to a variety of topics that range from ADHD, student suicide, suspension/expulsion etc.

    Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction - Special Education Division
     
    Wisconsin Medicaid
    Brochures/Fact Sheets/Updates
    www.familyvillage.wisc.edu
    This Card Catalog can help you find information about specific disabilities.