Websites for Parents and Teachers of Students with Disabilities
Resources listed below are well known and respected websites supporting parents and students with various special needs. Click on any icon below to access these websites.
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Social stories are a great way to teach children appropriate social skills such as anger management, making friends, etc. Click on an image to view a social story. Although social stories are often created for children with Autism, they can be used with any child that has difficulty with appropriate social behavior. Many more social stories can be found by searching for social stories on YouTube.
When I Get Mad
No Kicking or Biting
Saying I'm Sorry
Getting Red of Frustation
Hands Are Not for Hitting
Personal Space-A Social Story
What is This Person Feeling?
Taking Turns Speaking
Other Helpful Websites
Khan Academy is a free web based educational site with tutoring videos on many academic subjects at all levels. After watching videos, students can ask questions or make comments. The site includes coaching tools for teachers or parents that allow them to create classes, give assignments, and monitor progress.
Do2learn provides thousands of pages of social skills and behavioral regulation activities and guidance, learning songs and games, communication cards, academic material, and transition guides for employment and life skills.
This site provides links to resources for both parents and teachers for dealing with behavioral challenges.
The IRIS Center for Training Enhancements has a wealth of free online interactive resources that translate research about the education of students with disabilities into practice. Their materials cover a wide variety of evidence-based topics, including behavior, RTI, learning strategies, and progress monitoring.
Wikispaces Classroom is a social writing platform for education. Wikispaces Classroom makes it incredibly easy to create a classroom work space where you and your students can communicate and work on writing projects alone or in teams. Rich assessment tools give you the power to measure student contributions and engagement in real-time. Wikispaces Classroom works on modern browsers, tablets, and phones. Wikispaces Classroom is free for teachers and students.
Math-Aids.Com is a free resource for teachers, parents, students, and homeschoolers. The math worksheets are randomly and dynamically generated by our math worksheet generators. This allows you to make an unlimited number of printable math worksheets to your specifications instantly.
XtraMath is a Seattle-base nonprofit organization dedicated to math achievement for all. Their goal is to develop effective, efficient, adaptive and intrinsically rewarding supplemental math activities and make them available for free to teachers, parents, and students.
Members to Super Teacher have full access to all of the worksheets on Super Teacher Worksheets. They have thousands of printable materials, including math worksheets, reading comprehension stories, spelling lists, handwriting practice sheets, grammar worksheets, holiday printables, and much more! Some materials are free, but most require a membership subscription fee.
First 5 California funds programs that educate parents, grandparents, caregivers, and teachers about the critical role they play during a child's first five years. Since their creation in 1998, they've supported millions of families with programs and services designed to help more California kids grow up healthy and ready to succeed in school — and in life!