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Welcome to the research guide for Special Education topics. This guide has library resources, internet resources, online journals, and short tutorials to help you develop your research. Please explore the guide and feel free to share your comments through the feedback form.
Alabama Learning Exchange [ALEX]
ALEX is the Alabama State Department of Education sanctioned lesson plan headquarters. Lesson plans and other electronic content, are academically reviewed and cross-referenced to Courses of Study and grade levels.
Here you will find both databases and websites containing information of interest to Special Education.
ERIC, the U.S. Department of Education Educational Resource Information Center database, contains citations and abstracts from over 980 educational and education-related journals, as well as full text of more than 2,200 digests. Audience: college, teachers, general public
Special Education Guide
Here, you’ll also find easy-to-read information on IDEA, the law authorizing early intervention services and special education. Information that was on National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities website can be located on the Special Education Guide Link.
10 Basic Steps in Special Education
There’s a lot to know about the process by which children are identified as having a disability and in need of special education and related services. This brief overview is an excellent place to start. Here, we’ve distilled the process into 10 basic steps.
The world's leading website on learning disabilities and ADHD.
Films on Demand
Streaming access to films from the leading source of high-quality video and multimedia for academic, vocational and life-skills content. Includes films from The American Experience, PBS News Hour, Ken Burns, NOVA, TED, Frontline, Films for the Humanities & Sciences. Create your own Favorites and Playlists by creating a user account.
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