Parent Resources

Overview of Each Link

Whose Idea is This?

In Ohio, Whose IDEA Is This? A Parent's Guide to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA) serves as the procedural safeguards notice in accordance with and as required by 34 Code of Federal Regulations Part 300.504. 

Specific Learning Disabilities

LD OnLine is the leading website on learning disabilities, learning disorders and differences. Parents and teachers of learning disabled children will find authoritative guidance on attention deficit disorder, ADD / ADHD, dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, dysnomia, reading difficulties, speech and related disorders. 


Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence Website: OCALI's mission is to build state- and system-wide capacity to improve outcomes for individuals with autism and low-incidence disabilities through leadership, training and professional development, technical assistance, collaboration and technology. 

Education Law and Advocacy

Write’s Law--Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities. 

Office of Exceptional Children

Ohio's Office of Exceptional Children provides information on teaching children in special education, funding for special education and provides other resources for parents, teachers, and administrators. 

Additional Resources for Parents and Families:

Creating a Home Where Your Disabled Child can Thrive

Home Accommodations for Special Needs

Disability Resources from the Department of Labor 

Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities Newsletter

Special Sports - Programming for Kids with Special Needs 

Department Of Education

Resources Provided by the U.S. Department of Education for Parents of Students with Special Needs

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