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Speech Language Pathology Resources

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Americans with Disabilities Act Documents Center

Apraxia KIDS

Autism Resources

Autism Society of America

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder

International Dyslexia Association

Learning Disabilities Association of America

National Institute of Health

National Stuttering Association

Stuttering Foundation

US Department of Education

Massachusetts Autism Links

Asperger’s Association of New England

Autism Alliance of Metrowest
(Serving Middlesex West)

Autism Center of the South Shore
(Serving South Costal Area)

Autism Resource Center of Central MA

Autism Society of America (MA Chapter)

Boston Families for Autism, Inc.
Carmen Abreu-Riley

TILL Autism Services

Community Autism Resources
(Serving Southeastern MA, Cape Cod and the Islands)

Community Resources for People with Autism
(Serving 4 counties of Western MA)

Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism

Family Autism Center
(Serving Newton/South Norfolk)


Special Education Resources

Administrator and Teacher Resources

IRIS Center for Training Enhancements (
IES What Works Clearinghouse (

Special Education Governmental Agencies, Licensure and Policy Resources

National Clearinghouse for Professions in Special Education
U.S. Department of Labor – Teachers / Special Education
Career Overview – Special Education

The Council for Expectional Children Public Policy Unit has put together a variety of resource documents on our Web site for you to download at your leisure. This document can also be accessed on-line at
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A Timeline for IDEA Reauthorization:
CEC’s Recommendations on House and Senate IDEA Bills: Comparison of House Passed Bill and Senate Bill as Reported Out of Committee Part A and B:
CEC’s IDEA Reauthorization Update
CEC’s Preliminary Analysis of S. 1248, the Senate bill to Reauthorize IDEA:
CEC’s Summary of H.R. 1350, the House-Passed bill to Reauthorize IDEA:
CEC’s Preliminary Analysis of H.R. 1350, the House bill to Reauthorize IDEA:
CEC’s IDEA Reauthorization Recommendations :
A Summary of CEC’s IDEA Reauthorization Recommendations:


CEC’s Fiscal Year 2003-2004 Appropriations Chart:
CEC’s IDEA Full Funding document:
CEC’s FY 2004 Funding Recommendations for IDEA Part D:


CEC’s Technical Assistance Report on the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001:
Side-by-Side of the NCLB Act analyzing its implications for special education:
CEC’s Response to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for the No Child Left Behind Act:


CEC’s Policy on Assessment and Accountability:

CEC’s Position Statement on School Vouchers
CEC’s Response to the President’s Commission on Excellence in Special Education Report:
And a link to the report:


CEC’s Legislative Action Center :


Wright's Law

Parent Information at the Massachusetts Department of Education

Federation for Children with Special Needs


Journal of Special Education Leadership