* while i have included links to Deaf sites on this page, i personally consider the education of the Deaf to be a matter of a difference of language and culture. That is my view however, since CSUN provides the Deaf Education Credential under Special Education I have decided to do the same.
Deaf Links || Special Education
All you wanted to know about Deafness Go here to find out what you want to know.
American Sign Language Browser You need to have a Quick Time plug-in and it takes a bit to load, but this is a great site!
American Sign Language Teachers Association(ASLTA) National organization of teachers of American Sign Language (ASL). ASLTA provides services such as professional development, certification, and advises teaching programs.
Animated ASL Dictionary A great resource tool when learning ASL (those pictures in books can be so confusing!).
ASL Resource Center Information and links about American Sign Language (ASL).
California Association of the Deaf California branch of the NAD.
Cindy's Homepage Information about interpreter education, Deaf culture and ASL.
Deaf Canadians Information and links about Deaf Canadians.
Deaf & Disablity Related Mailing lists & Chats Links to mailing lists and chats.
Deaf Resource Library Need resources to do a paper or just curious? Try this site.
Deaf Related Mailing lists A great resource to find out more and talk to others.
Deaf World Web Excellent web site with lots of links. There are deaf pen pals, educational resources, and a special Deaf Cyberkids. Stories in ASL are *wonderful*. The stories take awhile to load, but are well worth the wait.
Deafness and Hard-of-Hearing The definitive collection of net links on the topic according to the Mining Co.
Dina the Deaf Dinosaur Synopsis and ordering information available here.
Monitoring and troubleshooting hearing aids Ways to monitor hearing aids and other links of interest.
National Association of the Deaf Advocacy group for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Current information about on-going issues such as equal access. Also has links to state associations.
Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf Do you have what it takes to be RID certified?
Rethinking the Education of Deaf Students: Theory and Practice from a Teacher's Perspective. Available from Amazon.com.
Sign Language Research Homepage of The Sixth International Conference on Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research.
Sign Media Inc. Order books or videos in American Sign Language and American Deaf culture. Lots of stories on tape available, such as stories by Edgar Allen Poe.
SignWriting Site A very interesting site. Developing a writing system based on sign language signs instead of borrowing English to write.
Sound & Fury The debate over cochlear implants.
Yamada Web Guide to ASL Links to sites and mailing lists dealing with ASL.
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Autism Society Educational Rights Make sure that you know your child's rights and check out this page.
The Center for New Discoveries in Learning Helping you learn how to learn. Information and links to ordering books.
Especially for Education Links to a lot of really useful educational sites with lesson plan information and other helpful hints for teachers.
Forgotten Kids Official WebPage Links and information for those caring for children with special needs.
LD On-line: Learning Disabilities On-line An interactive guide to learning disabilities for parents, teachers, and children. An excellent resource.
Learning Disabilities Association Information and resources.
National Center for Learning Disabilities Information on learning disabilities including behavioral warning signs, legal rights, and evaluations.
National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities A parent's guide to accessing programs for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers with disabilities.
Special Education Resources on the Internet Special Education Resources on the Internet (SERI) is a collection of Internet accessible information resources of interest to those involved in the fields related to Special Education.
Special Education Resources on the Internet Links to sites with special education resources and information.
Special Needs Education Network (SNE). An Internet service providing resources for parents, teachers, schools, and other professionals, individuals, groups, and organizations involved in the education of students with special needs.
U.S. Access Board The World Wide Web site of the U.S. Access Board, also known as the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board. The Board, created in 1973, has served the nation as the only independent federal agency whose primary mission is accessibility for people with disabilities.
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Updated: 06 January 1999