These FREE switch activated videos are now available again to watch on line or download. They may be used with a space-bar on the computer or with an access device. They range in age interest from Pre-K to High School. If you have any problems watching or downloading them please contact our school. Switch videos are animations or slideshows set to music.
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital provides expert pediatric care for infants, children and teens with some of the most challenging medical problems in our community and around the world. Named a top 50 children’s hospital by U.S. News & World Report, we provide access to the most innovative treatments and therapies.
The Special Olympics is the world’s largest sports organization for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, providing year-round training and competitions to more than 4 million athletes in 170 countries.
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted.
ASL University is an online curriculum resource for American Sign Language students, instructors, interpreters, and parents of deaf children. This site is self-supported through sales of the book “Sign Me Up!”
USSAAC addresses the needs of persons who are either severely speech impaired or unable to speak. Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) refers to methods of communication that enhance (augment) or replace (alternative) conventional forms of expression.
This website reflects the collaborative work of more than 55 national organizations, as well as technical assistance providers, and State and local organizations and agencies. Together with the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), the Partner organizations form a community with the potential to transform the way we work.
The Family Cafe, Inc., a non-profit statewide organization, was created to fulfill an unmet need in Florida: the need for information. The Family Cafe is proud to offer educational opportunities and information on meaningful topics for individuals with disabilities and their families in a family-centered environment.
Cure Autism Now (CAN) is an organization of parents, clinicians and leading scientists committed to accelerating the pace of biomedical research in autism through raising money for research projects, education and outreach. Founded by parents of children with autism in 1995.
Comprehensive, current, authoritative, accessible, and aligned, this masterful collection of social studies resources develops students’ historical understanding, information literacy, and critical thinking skills.
CountryReports.org is the leader in providing Cultural, Historical and Statistical information for students of all ages. With over 30,000 pages of information, students can gain a unique insight into the everyday life and cultures of the peoples of the world.
Pyramid Educational Consultants, Inc offers a wide range of consulting services and products for educators and parents of children and adults with autism and related disabilities. Pyramid is a consortium of highly trained professionals dedicated to providing the highest quality service.
With the advances of adaptive technologies and trend toward progressive legislation, prospective college students with disabilities now have countless resources available to make their transition to post-secondary education less stressful. Find specific information and resources on a variety of different disabilities, learn how to make the transition into the workforce easier, and find out what your legal rights on campus are.
Business Ideas For People With Disabilities
According to the United States Census Bureau, roughly 15 percent of people with disabilities have started their own businesses, and that number is growing. In fact, the percentage of disabled business owners overshadows the 10 percent of non-disabled business owners in the United States. Many people with disabilities are launching successful businesses from home, franchises, and even niche startups. With such a wide range of business opportunities open to people with disabilities, it can sometimes be difficult to decide which one is best.