Listed below are useful websites for
students, professionals, and parents in the area of area of special
education including gifted and talented.
Following each website's link is a description of what you will
find there. The Blumberg
Center disseminates these links as a public service. Every effort is
made to update our databases with accurate and current links. However,
the Blumberg Center cannot vouch for or guarantee the existence or
quality of resources listed.
The National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities serves as a central source of information on: IDEA, the nation's special education law; No Child Left Behind, and research-based information on effective practices for children with disabilities.
The National Center for Learning Disabilities has resources about specific learning disabilities, important information for individuals with learning disabilities, and access to articles concerning new laws and policies affecting special education.
The Council for Exceptional Children's website offers online publications, discussion forums, a public policy and advocacy legislative action center, and IDEA partnerships for students, professionals and parents.
Education Week on the web provides a plethora of articles and other information about education, the effects of legislation, and job postings for interested professionals.
INSPIRE - Indiana Virtual Library - offers electronic magazines, encyclopedias, and other resources to all Indiana residents for your information needs. Research current events, science, business, health, notable people, hobbies, and much more from your library, school, home or office.
Special Education News answers a need in education for in-depth, timely news related to educating students with disabilities. The website and newsletter are journalistic publications centered on the news of the special education field.
The Indiana Institute on Disability and Communication gives a wide variety of information about special education for professionals, parents and students.
The Indiana Resource Center for Autism conducts outreach training and consultations, engages in research, and develops and disseminates information on behalf of individuals across the autism spectrum, including autism, Asperger's syndrome, and other pervasive developmental disorders. This site provides information and resources regarding diagnosis, assessment, team training, research, publications and more.
ERIC - Educational Resources Information Center is a national information system funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences to provide access to education literature and resources
The Education World Special Education Subject Center provides information and tools for students ranging from gifted and talented, mild to moderate disabilities, and severe disabilities.
The National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented. presents online resources designed to provide information on various topics in the field of gifted and talented education.
The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) Legal Section is your one-stop shopping for legal research in education-related matters. Administrative and judicial decision affecting publicly funded education in Indiana are included at this site, with analysis by IDOE's attorneys. Topics are indexed for ease in research areas of interest. You can also use the IDOE Legal Search feature to find documents in this area based on key words or phrases.