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A.D.D. Guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics Grades 1 to 12 American Academy of Pediatrics

In May, 2000 AAP issued a revised set of recommendations for ADD assessment. These outline the circumstances and considerations involved in making an accurate ADD diagnosis. In addition to this press summary, a set of complete practice guidelines may be useful for school health professionals.
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A.D.D. in the Schools Grades 1 to 12 add.org

This page provides links to articles on ADD in the classroom. It also includes a link to the U.S. Department of Education’s Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA )regulations.
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AbleData Grades 1 to 12


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Accessibility Guide for Microsoft Products Grades 1 to 12 Microsoft

This Microsoft site provides instructions and assistance in adapting the company’s software products for use by persons with visual impairments. The site covers operating systems, browsers, and Microsoft office products.
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Accessibility Guide for Microsoft Products Grades 1 to 12 Microsoft

This Microsoft site provides instructions and assistance in adapting the company’s software products for use by persons with hearing impairments. The site covers operating systems, browsers, and Microsoft office products.
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ADD in the Classroom: A Teacher’s Perspective”” Grades 1 to 12

Caron Mosey is a second grade teacher who works with ADD children, provides specific information for both teachers and parents on the topic of ADD/ADHD.
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ADD Practice Guidelines Grades 1 to 12 American Academy of Pediatrics

In May, 2000 AAP issued a revised set of recommendations for ADD assessment. These outline the circumstances and considerations involved in making an accurate ADD diagnosis. This resource is the complete set of practice guidelines, which may be useful for school health professionals.
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All About ADHD Grades 1 to 12

This site from Mental Health Net offers a number of good starting points for learning about ADHD, though there is no particular focus on ADHD in schools. Mental Health Net also contains a listing of treatment facilities that might be useful in some settings.
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American Foundation for the Blind Grades 1 to 12

AFB is a nonprofit organization founded in 1921, recognized as Helen Keller’s cause in the United States. Besides offering a number of educational pamphlets, videos, and other information, this site has two very interesting sections: a mentor database and the Helen Keller archives. The Careers & Technology Information Bank (CTIB) is a network of blind people from all 50 states and Canada who use assistive technology at home, at work, or at school, and are able and willing to serve as mentors to others. Helen Keller’s writings are not all available online, but you can read some of them, and there are photographs available.
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Americans with Disabilities Act Home Page Grades 1 to 12 US Government


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Appropriate School-Based Accommodations and Interventions Grades 1 to 12

Here is a comprehensive listing of accommodations and interventions in the classroom for ADD/LD students. Includes information on student work areas, student transitions, lesson plans/assignments, homework adaptations, testing considerations, student motivation and parent involvement.
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ASL Browser Grades 1 to 12

This site offers short quicktime movies showing ASL gestures conveying concepts and phrases. All are available alphabelically, and the clips are brief enough that they load efficiently, even with a slow connection. This is a very useful resource for those who may not have access to other sign tutoring resources.
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ASL Finger Spelling Page Grades 1 to 12

This site is designed to help teach finger spelling techniques. In addition to information on the finger spelling alphabet, the site has a neat feature which will finger spell any word you submit. Great “how it’s done” illustrations.
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Assistive Technology in Schools Grades 1 to 12 WestEd

This site offers a broad collection of ideas, resources, and best practice discussions regarding the uses of assistive technology in schools. While the precise applicability of these resources will depend on local circumstances and student populations, this site could be a live-saver for teachers suddenly faced with a special education technology need.
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Auditory-Verbal International, Inc. Grades 1 to 12

AVI is a nonprofit international membership organization that promotes listening and speaking as a way of life for children who are deaf or hard of hearing. The auditory-verbal approach helps these children learn in regular classrooms and living environments and to become independent, participating citizens in mainstream society. They offer a newsletter, information on conferences and events, and a chat room. This site is more for parents interested in this approach for their child.
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Autism Resources Grades 1 to 12

This is an unusually complete directory of autism resources for teachers, parents, and other s who interact with autistic children. The content includes numerous teaching and behavioral strategies, links to additional resources, support information, and networking opportunities. Great resource for everything from basic definitions to options for teaching strategies.
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Bibliotherapy Information Grades 1 to 12

This site from LDOnline provides a helpful annotated bibliography of fiction books concerned in some way with learning disability. The list features titles suitable for young people in elementary through high school. The site also offers a section entitled “Suggestions for Using Bibliotherapy” that presents hints and strategies for using fiction as a therapeutic tool.
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Blindness Resource Center Grades 1 to 12

Links, links and more links. This site offers links to a number of resources: Braille literacy and history, deaf-blindness, organizations, research, university disability programs, eye diseases, you name it. One very interesting link, “Web Homepages,” lets you discover more about what it means to be visually impaired. It contains a list of links to the home pages of visually impaired or blind people of all ages. Many of them have helpful links and information, as well as their personal experiences and ideas.
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Bloom’s Taxonomy Grades 1 to 12

Let Bloom’s Taxonomy become your guide in working with gifted students. This web site explains clearly and simply each level of Bloom’s Taxonomy – a model of critical thinking that progresses from the most basic level to the most complex. Examples of appropriate questions are given as well as illustrations for use in the classroom. Gifted students should be asked to utilize the upper three levels – analysis, synthesis, and evaluation.
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Born To Explore- The Other Side of ADD Grades 1 to 12

There is another side to ADD. This site by Teresa Gallagher focuses on the unique and creative thinking patterns often exhibited by ADD/ADHD children. The site is dedicated to presenting positive and alternative views of ADHD as opposed to focusing on the neurological brain defect model. Take the “Fast Five Page Tour” of the site and discover”Positive Quotes,” “Hunters, Dreamers, and Explorers,” “Coincidence of ADHD and Creativity,” “Streaker Bees,” and “Temperament.”
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