List of Helpful Links

National Center for Educational Statistics
NCES is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the U.S. and other nations. The website provides a database of demographics, size, teacher-student ratio, etc. for schools all around the country.

Learning Disabilities Association of America
LDA provides support to people with learning disabilities, their parents, teachers and other professionals with information on LD, practical solutions, and a comprehensive network of resources.

Reading Rockets
RR provides research-based strategies to teachers, parents, administrators, librarians, and childcare providers in adolescent literacy.

National Research Center on Learning Disabilities
NRCLD provides materials for educators, policymakers, and parents to understand the complexity and importance of making decisions regarding LD and intervention. This site provides research in the area of LD and studies on the most effective practices associated with responsiveness to intervention.

Resources for Children with Special Needs
RCSN is an independent nonprofit organization that serves families, children and young adults in NYC with all disabilities – social, cognitive, physical, and behavioral. They emphasize individual advocacy, specialized trainings and community awareness events.

Office for Civil Rights
OCR provides resources for student populations facing discrimination and the advocates and institutions promoting systemic solutions to civil rights problems.

Association of Recovery Schools
ARS collaborates with a broad global network to advocate for a continuum of support and a readiness for student transition in and out of Recovery High Schools.

The Association of Recovery in Higher Education
The Association ARHE represents collegiate recovery programs and communities, the faculty and staff who support them and the students who represent them. They provide resources and the network needed to help change the trajectory of recovering students’ lives. They are a collective of professionals, administrators, faculty, staff, students, parents and policymakers.