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Disabilities: Resources for Teachers

Resources for Teachers

*EdWeb:  and  A professional learning and social network for educators.  Offers free webinars, resources and discussion groups.  (Webinars are archived so you can view them when you have time.)

*Effective Teaching Strategies:

Executive Functioning information:

Family Matters Parent Training and Information Center: offers free trainings throughout Illinois.

Family Resource Center on Disabilities – important links:

Geek Club Books:  Sign up for free resources including some great autism videos for younger children

Illinois Assistive Technology Program: Device loans for free!

Illinois Early Intervention Clearinghouse: free lending library with lots of resources on autism.  Not just for EI families/providers.

Illinois STARnet: Free training and professional development.  Emphasis on early childhood education

Information Connections, Marian Joy Medical Library:


Mary Barbara:

NIH/ National Institute of Mental Health:

*National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorder (NPDC):  free professional resources for teachers, therapists, and technical assistance providers who work with individuals with ASD.

*Organization for Autism Research/ OAR:  teachers corner for resources, professional development, training, curriculum

The Arc of Illinois: Advocates for individuals with ID/DD


Use Visual Strategies: Linda Hodgdon, visual aids for teachers

Books for Teachers

EdWeb News Feed

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