Alberta Association of Community Living, (AACL)
AACL is committed to supporting children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families to have access to a quality inclusive education and for adults with developmental disabilities to have access to the supports they need to live, work and participate in community life.
Inclusive Post-Secondary Education in Alberta [Online Video]
Community Living Works [Online Video]
J.P. Das Developmental Disabilities Centre Inclusive Education Resources,
University of Alberta Developmental Disabilities Centre, Department of Educational Psychology, Faculty of Education at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada.
The HEATH Resource Center of The George Washington University, A consortium of interested organizations is collaborating on numerous activities to advance the interests of students with intellectual disabilities in postsecondary programs. Central to this task will be an effort to survey and identify two-year and four-year postsecondary programs that provide exemplary, meaningful support to their students with intellectual disabilities.
The Coalition to Promote Postsecondary Success for Students with Significant Intellectual Disabilities RESOURCE PAGE from the HEATH website mentioned above.
Inclusion listserve on the topic of Inclusive Education , University of Alberta.
The goal of this list is to provide educators, researchers, parents and individuals interested in Inclusive Education information about teaching strategies, teaching materials, books, conferences, support groups, and other materials related to inclusive education. The list was established in January, 1997.
ERIC Digests – searchable database of downloadable educational research.
The Roeher Institute is a national organization in Canada for research and information on issues of disability, policy, social inclusion and human rights. Its mission is to generate knowledge, information and skills to secure the inclusion, citizenship, human rights and equality of people with intellectual and other disabilities.
NEADS – The Association provides information on services and programs for students with disabilities nationwide, publishes a regular newsletter, and conducts research on issues of importance to its members. Members include disabled students, educators, organizations and professional service providers.
National Center for the Study of Postsecondary Educational Supports (NCSPES)
Center on Disability Studies, Hawai’i University Affiliated Program, University of Hawai’i at Manoa Honolulu, HI 96822
STEPS Forward – Inclusive Post Secondary Education Society
Steps Forward is to set up and facilitate inclusive post-secondary education in British Columbia. Inclusive post-secondary education means persons with intellectual disabilities attend regular classes at colleges or university and participate in the usual activities of campus life. (Vancouver, BC)
CADSPPE, Canadian Association of Disability Services Providers in Post-secondary Education
Inclusion International, United Nations (formerly known as the International League of Societies for Persons with Mental Handicap – ILSMH) is a dense network of families, self-advocates and committed friends, working to better the lives of the 60 million persons living with intellectual disabilities, around the world. One of the largest international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) in the field of disability, Inclusion International unites close to 200 national member associations in 115 countries.
British Columbia Association for Community Living, (BCACL)
The BC Association for Community Living is a federation that advocates for children, youth and adults with developmental disabilities and their families to ensure justice, rights and opportunities in all areas of their lives. (Vancouver, BC)
Canadian Association for Community Living, (CACL)
The Canadian Association for Community Living is Canada’s national association dedicated to promoting the participation of people with intellectual disabilities in all aspects community life.
INCLUSIVE ELEMENTARY & SECONDARY EDUCATION
INCLUSION, Department of Special Education, University of Northern Iowa. This web site is designed for general education teachers, special education teachers, parents, and school staff to help provide some answers about how inclusive education can be accomplished. Resources for making accommodations are included as well as links to other web sites and resource lists for learning more about inclusive education.
British Columbia Teachers Federation (BCTF)
BCTF has created a new web site to help parents support their children’s learning, The site also includes a link to their special education site. The site is a great source of tips on learning activities for travel, holiday reading lists, home and school communication, safety at school, and more. (Vancouver, BC)
Using Visual Strategies.com
Improving communication is one of the primary needs for persons with Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorders, or others with communication or behavior challenges. Our goal is to provide tools to help improve communication.
Harvard Project Zero and Project Zero’s Active Learning Practices for Schools (ALPS)
Project Zero’s mission is to understand and enhance learning, thinking, and creativity in the arts, as well as humanistic and scientific disciplines, at the individual and institutional levels. The Active Learning Practices for Schools (ALPS) web site makes Project Zero’s Teaching for Understanding and Thinking resources available to schools through an international network supporting educational innovation on a wide scale. As a part of
this endeavor, we are collaborating intensively with several schools to co-design, co-develop, and test network materials.
Child and Family Studies Program, Allegheny University
Child and Family Studies Program (CFSP) is a part of the Department of Psychiatry at Allegheny University of the HealthSciences, Allegheny Campus. The program’s mission is to enhance the overall quality of life for children who are at-risk for,or who experience, developmental disabilities, and their families. This is accomplished through research, training, services, and program development.