Council for Exceptional Children – https://www.cec.sped.org/
The Council for Exceptional Children is the largest professional organization for special educators in the world. The site is a great resource for information on public policy, training and development, and research.
IDEA Partnerships – http://www.ideapartnership.org/
The IDEA Partnerships are four national projects funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) to deliver information about the 1997 reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports – www.pbis.org
The Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) gives schools capacity–building information and technical assistance for identifying, adapting, and sustaining effective school–wide disciplinary practices.
Massachusetts Administrators for Special Education (ASE) – www.asepage.org
The Massachusetts Administrators for Special Education (ASE) is the lead association representing the Commonwealth's special education administrators. The ASE web site includes current news, job vacancies, and links to the association's regional representatives.
NASDSE – www.nasdse.org
NASDSE is dedicated to continuously improving educational services and outcomes while ensuring a balance of procedural guarantees for our children and youth with disabilities and their families. It provides supports to all states in the delivery of quality education to children and youth with disabilities through training, technical assistance, research, policy development.
Federal Resource Center for Special Education – www.dssc.org/frc
The Federal Resource Center for Special Education supports a nationwide technical assistance network to respond to the needs of students with disabilities. The FRC provides a national perspective for establishing technical assistance activities identifying and synthesizing emerging issues and trends.
MAAPS – http://maaps.org/
The Massachusetts Association of 766 Approved Private Schools (MAAPS) is a non–profit association of Chapter 766 approved private schools dedicated to providing educational programs and services to students with special needs throughout Massachusetts.
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Our Mission – We Connect Now is dedicated to uniting people interested in rights and issues affecting people with disabilities, with particular emphasis on college students and access to higher education and employment issues.
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