Resources for Parents

  • Special Education Resources for Parents

    Below you will find resources from organizations that provide useful information for parents of Special Education students.



    Autism Speaks
    The world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. ​

    Autism Society
    The Autism Society is the nation's leading grassroots autism organization. We work to increase public awareness about the day-to-day issues about people across the spectrum, advocate for appropriate services for individuals of every age, and provide the latest information regarding treatment, education, research, and advocacy.

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a group of developmental disabilities that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges. CDC is committed to continuing to provide essential data on ASD, search for factors that put children at risk for ASD and possible causes, and develop resources that help identify children with ASD as early as possible.

    Learning Disabilities

    Learning Disabilities Association of America

    LDA believes that every person with learning disabilities can be successful at school, at work, in relationships, and in the community – given the right opportunities. Join LDA in creating those opportunities.

    Learning Disability Association of Illinois

    Special Education

    Council for Exceptional Children