Resources

NIH National Centers on Learning Disabilities (http://www.nichd.nih.gov)

http://ibgwww.colorado.edu/cldrc

http://www.texasldcenter.org

http://www.haskins.yale.edu

https://depts.washington.edu/chdd/

 

Instruction

Reading Rockets Website

Scholastic

About the Common Core

National Center for Education Statistics

US DOE

 

Development of Writing

National Commission on Writing

 

Behavior and Environment

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Great Schools

 

Early Childhood Development

Early Childhood Tech Assistance

National Education Association

NAEYC

 

Genetics

The Genetic Alliance

National Human Genome Research Institute

 

Social Issues Impacting Learning

Annie E Casey

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

National Center for Children in Poverty

 

Local Resources

FSU Multidisciplinary Center

Adult Learning Evaluation Center

Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services

Florida Department of Education

325 W. Gaines Street, Suite 614

Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400

Telephone: (850)245-0475

Toll Free: (850)245-0475

 

Children’s Services, Depart. of Health

4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A-06

Tallahassee, FL 32399-1707

Telephone: (850)245-4218

Toll Free: (800)654-4440

 

Florida Directory of Early Childhood Services

2807 Remington Green Circle

Tallahasse FL 32308

(800) 654-4440

(850) 487-6301

 

Local Resources for Children Ages 3-5

Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services

Florida Department of Education

325 W. Gaines Street, Suite 601

Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400

Telephone: (850) 245-0478

 

Advocacy Center for Persons with Disabilities

2728 Centerview Drive, Suite 102

100 W. 10th Street, Suite 801

Tallahassee, FL 32301

Telephone: (850)488-9071, (800)346-4127 (TTY)

Toll Free: (800)342-0823 Creole and Spanish Language Telephone: (800)350-4566

 

Agency for Persons with Disabilities

4030 Esplanade Way, Suite 380

Tallahassee, FL 32399-0950

(850) 488-4257

 

Councils on Developmental Disabilities

Florida Developmental Disabilities Council, Inc.

124 Marriott Drive, Suite 203

Tallahassee, FL 32301-2981

(800) 580-7801 (in FL)

(850) 488-4180

 

Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs

Children’s Medical Services, Department of Health

4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A-06

Tallahassee, FL 32399-1707

(800) 654-4440

(850) 245-4218

 

State CHIP Program

Tallahassee, FL 32302-0980

(888) 540-5437

 

Early Learning Coalition of the Big Bend Region

Tallahassee CHADD

Tallahassee Parent to Parent

 

Additional Resources Accessibility

Bookshare is a nonprofit that provides a digital library for people with print disabilities.

Learning Ally is a nonprofit that provides students with learning disabilities audiobooks.

ACCESSTEXT Network is a nonprofit that assists with accommodations for college students with learning disabilities.

The Headstrong nation is a nonprofit that provides assistance for people with Dyslexia, especially adults.

The Dyslexic Advantage is a nonprofit that promotes the strengths and talents of children and adults with dyslexia.

The Smarter Balanced Consortium is developing appropriate assessment tools to utilize with the Common Core. It is a consortium of states.

PARCC is the second state consortium working on assessments to accompany the Common Core.

Cast is a for-profit company working to make curriculum materials inclusive for all types of learners.