Parent Resources

Below are a number of online resources that you might find useful.

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COPAA
The Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates, Inc. (COPAA) is an independent, nonprofit membership organization of attorneys, advocates, parents and related professionals.

Wrightslaw
information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.

Advocates for Children
Advocates for Children of New York works on behalf of children who are at greatest risk for school-based discrimination and/or academic failure due to poverty, disability, race, ethnicity, immigrant or English Language Learner status, homelessness, or involvement in the foster care or juvenile justice systems.

New York State Education Department 
New York State Education Department website: offers regulations, some  Commissioner of Education Decisions, State Review Office Decisions, NYSED press releases.

Office for Civil Rights
Press releases and publications from the United States Office of Civil Rights, information about the enforcement of civil rights.

US Department of Education 
United States Department of Education website: press releases, research materials, laws and regulations.

Autism Speaks
Autism science and advocacy organization, focused on  funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders.

LD Online
Comprehensive website providing information on learning disabilities.