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Evidence-Based Interventions http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/ What Works Clearinghouse, established by the U. S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences. http://www.promisingpractices.net/ The Promising Practices Network (PPN) web site highlights programs and practices that credible research indicates are effective in improving outcomes for children, youth, and families. http://www.blueprintsprograms.com/ Searchable online database of programs targeting youth by the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence at the University of Colorado, Boulder. http://www.campbellcollaboration.org/ A registry of systematic reviews of evidence on the effects of social, behavioral, and educational interventions. http://coalition4evidence.org/ Provides a series of papers developed by the Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy on social programs that are backed by rigrous evidence of effectiveness. http://psychologicaltreatments.org/ Society of Clinical Psychology list and description of psychotherapies for adult psychological disorders. http://www.effectivechildtherapy.com/ Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology list and description of psychotherapies for youth psychological disorders. http://nrepp.samhsa.gov/ Searchable online database of programs designed to prevent or treat psychological disorders or to promote mental health by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration of the USDHS. http://www.cochrane.org/ The Cochrane Collaboration of systematic reviews and meta-analyses. Federal Involvement/Resources http://www.ed.gov/ U.S. Department of Education’s website. Includes a link to No Child Left Behind. http://www.ed.gov/about/pubs/intro/index.html?src=gu Links to the Department of Education publications. Special emphasis is placed on reading and accountability. http://www.ed.gov/offices/OERI/ResCtr.html This site provides links to the university-based National Research and Development Centers supported by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Educational Research and Improvement. These Centers address specific topics that are nationally significant in education. http://www.ideapractices.org/ This website contains IDEA as well as IDEA news. http://www.rrfcnetwork.org/ This is the site of the Federal Resource Center (FRC). The site has links for IDEA, federal resources, and the like. http://www.ed.gov/about/contacts/gen/othersites/compcenters.html This site provides links to the fifteen federally funded Comprehensive Centers that span the country and provide assistance and information. http://www.free.ed.gov/ This site, sponsored by the U.S. Federal Government, is a comprehensive site with links to federal educational resources, organized by school subject. http://csefel.uiuc.edu/ The Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning is a national center focused on strengthening the capacity of child care and Head Start programs to improve the social and emotional outcomes of young children. Information about Specific Conditions, Disorders, and Disabilities http://www.nimh.nih.gov/ Website of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). Includes information about various mental disorders as well as information regarding research and employment. http://www.schoolpsychology.net/ School Psychology Resources Online provides links to information about specific conditions, disorders, and disabilities as well as other information relevant to school psychologists. http://www.nichcy.org/ The National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities provides information on disabilities and disability-related issues. The focus is on individuals between birth and 22 years of age. http://www.ncld.org/content/view/526/506/ The website of the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) provides information on learning disabilities as well as syntheses of current research in the area. NCLD is dedicated to bridging the gap between research and practice in the instruction of students with learning disabilities. http://www.ldworldwide.org/ Website of Learning Disabilities Worldwide with materials for parents, individuals with LD, educators, clinicians, and researchers. http://www.oslc.org/ This is the Oregon Social Learning Center’s (OSLC’s) website. OSLC is a research center that studies child conduct problems. http://research.cse.ucla.edu/ This website, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, provides links to research reports and publications for the 12 National Research and Development Centers of the Office of Educational Research and Improvement. ERIC Sites http://www.eric.ed.gov/ Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC)’s mission is to improve American education by increasing and facilitating the use of educational research and information to improve practice in learning, teaching, educational decision-making, and research. The site includes a source journal database (CIJE) as well as links to the Clearinghouses. There are sixteen ERIC Clearinghouses; each represents a collection of significant educational literature within a particular area. http://www.eduref.org The Educator's Reference Desk contains lesson plans, links to education sites, and question archive responses. http://ericae.net/ Ericae.net is the ERIC clearinghouse for assessment, evaluation, and research information. http://www.counselingoutfitters.com Counseling Outfitters continues the development started by the Counseling and Student Services ERIC clearinghouse. http://eric.hoagiesgifted.org This is the ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education. http://eric.uoregon.edu/ This is the ERIC Clearinghouse on Educational Management. http://ceep.crc.uiuc.edu/ Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Education and Parenting. http://mason.gmu.edu/~smorris2/websally/newericcll/index.html This is the ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics. http://reading.indiana.edu/ This is the ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication. http://www.ericse.org/ Resources that Engage Active Learners in Mathematics and Science (REALMS). http://www.ericsp.org/ This is the ERIC Clearinghouse on Teaching and Teacher Education. http:// npin.org/ The National Parent Information Network (NPIN) is designed and maintained by two ERIC clearinghouses. NPIN provides access to research-based information about parenting and about family involvement in education. Assessment http://education.umn.edu/NCEO
This is the site of the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO). The NCEO designs educational assessments that are appropriate for all students, including those with disabilities as well as those with limited English proficiency. Information about NCEO as well as a plethora of online reports are provided. http://www.intestcom.org/ This is the site of the International Test Commission, an association of national psychological associations, test commissions, publishers, and other organizations who are interested in promoting effective assessment and proper development and use of educational and psychological instruments. http://www.ux1.eiu.edu/~cfglc/ASCA.html This is the website of the Adjustment Scales for Children and Adolescents (ASCA; McDermott, Marson, & Stott, 1993), a standardized behavior rating instrument completed by a classroom teacher. http://www.studentprogress.org The National Center on Student Progress Monitoring is a national technical assistance and dissemination center with a mission to provide technical assistance to states and districts and disseminate information about progress monitoring practices proven to work in different academic content areas (Gr. K-5). Housed at the American Institutes for Research and funded by the U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), the center works in conjunction with researchers from Vanderbilt University. Behavior Analysis http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~ttobin/ This site includes links related to function-based support for students. http://pbis.org/english/default.htm Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) has been established to give schools capacity-building information and technical assistance for identifying, adapting, and sustaining effective school-wide disciplinary practices. There is both an English and Spanish version of the site. http://www.behavior.org/ This is the website of the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies (CCBS). The site includes information on behavioral solutions to problems as well as a number of on-line journals. http://www.behavior-analyst-online.org/ Behavior Analyst Online.org provides information about and related to behavior analysis. Links to on-line journals and other relevant information are included on the site. http://www.aabt.org/ This is the website for the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy (AABT). htt p://mfba.net/ This site provides comprehensive information about multimodal functional behavioral assessment. http://www.behavioradvisor.com/ The Behavior Advisor offers tips on managing student behavior, and provides step-by-step directions for implementing a great number of standard interventions. http://www.pent.ca.gov/index.htm California Positive Environments Network of Trainers website. Offers training in positive behavior supports, functional behavioral analysis, classroom management, etc. Many downloadable materials. Interventions http://www.interventioncentral.org/ Interventions Central offers a free compilation of resources for use by school staff and parents for the promotion of positive behavior in the classroom as well as effective learning. http://cecp.air.org/ The mission of the Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice is to improve services for children and youth with or who are at risk of developing emotional disturbance. Collaboration at the Federal, state, and local levels is seen as key to this purpose. This site provides information on a wide range of topics including mental health, functional behavioral assessment, and school violence prevention and intervention. http://www.ed.gov/inits/bestpractices/ The Knowledge Loom presents research-based practices in education and their application to practical settings. http://kc.vanderbilt.edu/pals/ This website describes Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies (PALS) as well as research conducted in the area. http://www.vanderbilt.edu/CASL/ This site describes the research project known as The Center on Accelerating Student Learning (CASL). This project is interested in acceleration of learning for students with disabilities in the early grades. http://www.teachingld.org/ The TeachingLD website offers information and resources for teaching students with learning disabilities. http://www.sedl.org/welcome.html This site, developed by the Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL), provides information about new educational products and other educational news. The SEDL creates and provides research-based products and services to improve teaching and learning. http://www.wjh.harvard.edu/%7Enock/Div53/EST/index.htm Evidence-based treatment for children and adolescents. Sponsored by the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology and the Network on Youth Mental Health. http://www.lehigh.edu/projectreach/index.htm The National Center for Students with Intensive Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Needs is funded by the Office of Special Education Programs for 5 years, to work with students with intensive social, emotional, and behavioral needs. http://www.incredibleyears.com/index.htm Parent training programs. Classroom Management http://www.nea.org/tips/manage/index.html This website includes information on classroom management. http://www.proteacher.com/030000.shtml A directory of sites related to classroom management. http://www.honolevel.com/techniques.html r This site provides 11 techniques for classroom discipline as described by The Honor Level System: Discipline by Design, an approach to student discipline. Links to other parts of this approach are provided. http://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/ The goal of The IRIS Center is to provide free, online, interactive training enhancements to be used in both college and university courses and in professional development activities for practicing educators. Literacy http://flare.ucf.edu/ Florida Literacy and Reading Excellence (FLARE) Center strives to disseminate information about literacy and assessment statewide. The website features resources and publications relating to literacy. http://www.ciera.org/index.html This is the website of the Center for the Improvement of Early Reading Achievement (CIERA). Information on this site relates specifically to CIERA. http://www.nrconline.org The National Reading Conference is a professional organization for individuals who share an interest in research and the dissemination of information about literacy and literacy instruction. This website includes NRC’s mission Statement as well as information about and links to their publications and newsletters. http://stills.nap.edu/html/prdyc/ This site is an online version of Preventing Reading Difficulties in Young Children (Catherine E. Snow, M. Susan Burns, and Peg Griffin, Editors). http://reading.uoregon.edu/ This site discusses the “big ideas” in beginning reading, how they relate to assessment and instruction, and how they can be applied practically. http://www.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown/ The Children’s Literature Web Guide is a compilation of internet resources related to books for children and young adults. http://www.rfbd.org/ Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic is an educational library for people with “print disabilities” (i.e. those who cannot read standard print because of a disability). http://www.balancedreading.com/ This site is dedicated to developing research-based resources for the Balanced Reading Teacher. Balanced Reading is an approach that blends the phonics approach and the Whole Language Approach to reading. Pros and cons to the Balanced Reading Approach are discussed. http://www.ldworldwide.org/ Website of the International Reading Association. http://www.suu.edu/faculty/lundd/readingsite/readingresources/ This site provides reading and literacy resources for present and future teachers. It includes links to other sites related to reading and literacy curriculum and teaching techniques. Technology http://idea.uoregon.edu/~ncit The National Center to Improve the Tools of Educators (NCITE) purpose is to advance the quality and effectiveness of technology, media, and materials for people with disabilities. Online documents are included on the site. http://www.rtec.org/ The mission of The Network of Regional Technology in Education Consortia is to help educational institutions effectively use advanced technology. http://www.cast.org This site gives selected articles and reports describing applied research initiatives of the Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST). CAST uses technology to expand opportunities for all people, especially those with disabilities. Journals and Articles http://gort.ucsd.edu/newjour/ New Jour is an internet list for new journals and newsletters that are available on the internet. http://www.internationaljournalofspecialeducation.com/ All issues of the International Journal of Special Education are available. http://pareonline.net/ All issues of Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation are available. http://seab.envmed.rochester.edu/jaba/articles_selected/index.html Selected full-text articles from the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis. http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/tocrender.fcgi?journal=309&action=archive PubMed archive of articles from the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis. http://www.sagepub.co.uk/journalsProdDesc.nav?prodId=Journal200800 Issues of School Psychology International can be found on this site. http://www.psychoeducational.com/ This site provides a description of the contents of the Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment. A subscription order is included on the site. http://readingonline.org/ This site provides access to Reading Online, a journal of kindergarten to twelfth grade practice and research published by the International Reading Association. http://www.apa.org/journals/ Listings and subscriptions to APA journals. http://www.psychologicalscience.org/ Provides access to Association for Psychological Science and its journals. http://www.edfacilities.org/pubs/ This website includes links to publications by the National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities (NCEF). These publications are available in both HTML and PDF format. Also, the online order form can be used to request print copies. http://www.ncddr.org/ This is the site of the National Center for the Dissemination of Disability Research (NCDDR). The site provides links to current research being conducted in this area. http://wwwedexcellence.net/library/special_ed/index.html . The site for the Thomas B. Fordham Foundation includes, among other information, links to the Foundation’s publications. This Foundation supports nationally significant research, publications, and action projects in elementary and secondary education reform. http://highwire.stanford.edu/lists/largest.dtl Stanford University's HighWire Press contains free full-text journal archives. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi PubMed is a service of the National Library of Medicine. This site provides access to over 11 million MEDLINE citations and additional journals. http://www.pediatrics.org/ This site provides online access of issues of Pediatrics, the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics. A subscription to Pediatrics Online is necessary to gain access to Full Text information. One exception is with respect to the post-publication peer review articles. Only subscribers may contribute to the review; anyone, however, may read these articles and the reviews. http://www.behavior-analyst-today.com/ Online site of the Behavior Analyst Today with full-text articles. Organizations http://www.apa.org/ The American Psychological Association’s (APA’s) website. http://www.indiana.edu/~div16/ APA’s division 16 (school psychology). http://www.apa.org/divisions/div12/homepage.html APA’s division 12 (society of clinical psychology). http://www.apa.org/about/division.html A listing of all APA specialty divisions and links to their pages. http://www.nasponline.org This is the website for the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP). http://www.cpa.ca/CASP/ This is the website for the Canadian Association of School Psychologists. http://www.ispaweb.org This is the website of the International School Psychology Association (ISPA). http://www.bsos.umd.edu/sscp/ This is the website for Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology (SSCP). http://www.aera.net/ This is the website for the American Educational Research Association (AERA). http://www.aabt.org/ This is the website for the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy (AABT). http://www.cec.sped.org This is the website for the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). http://www.eval.org/ This is the website for the American Evaluation Association (AEA). http://www.suicidology.org/ This is the website for the American Association of Suicidology. Psychology Training Programs http://www.uky.edu/Education/EDP/psyprog.html This site provides a list of graduate programs in psychology as well as links to many relevant organizations. http://trainersofschoolpsychologists.org/ This is a website designed for those training school psychologists. It contains information for training future school psychologists including a link to a list of training programs in school psychology. http://www-gse.berkeley.edu/program/SP/sp.html This is the website for the school psychology program at the University of California, Berkeley. Medical Information http://www.medbioworld.com/index.html Medbioworld, the largest medical reference site, includes 25,000 links to journals, associations, and databases. http://www.aap.org/policy/paramtoc.html This is the website of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP); it covers practice guidelines, research, and publications, among other issues. Miscellaneous http://www.php.com/ Parents Helping Parents (PHP) is a non-profit family resource center in California run for and by parents of children with special needs. This site includes, among other information, on-line search options for the PHP and RiSE (Resources in Special Education) libraries, as well as volunteer and job opportunities. http://www.childwelfare.gov/ The Child Welfare Information Gateway is a national resource for professionals and others seeking information on child abuse and neglect and child welfare. http://www.nasdse.org/ This is the website for the National Association of State Directors of Special Education. Links to their publications and to the 2000-2001 NASDSE Satellite Conference Series are included. http://www.dac.neuedu/cp/consult/ . The Global School Psychology Network is an internet community for school psychologists. Its goals include professional development, peer support, and problem-solving assistance. http://www.priory.com/psychild.htm Child and Adolescent Psychiatry On-Line provides links to a wide variety of specific topics such as whether teacher knowledge of ADHD is improving to traumatic bereavement and its management. http://www.pattan.k12.pa.us/ The Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN) provides information on a variety of educationally relevant topics such as behavior, early intervention, and reading. http://www.specil-ed-careers.org/ a This is the national clearinghouse for professions in special education. http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs/ The REL Network reaches out in various ways, including via this website, in order to ensure that the best available research and practice educational information is available. Contact information as well as publications and products for sale are available on this site. http://www.heath.gwu.edu/ The Health Resource Center is the national clearinghouse on postsecondary education for individuals with disabilities. http://www.nwrel.org/index.html This is the site of the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory. Topics included are administration and management, community and family, education reform, and teaching and learning. http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/ The U. S. Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). http://www.geocities.com/jaymaudib2/index.html This site provides a directory of varied information that is helpful for school psychologists, school counselors, teachers, parents, and others. http://edstandards.org/Standards.html This site gives information on developing educational standards. It provides links by subject and state to search for specific educational standards and curriculum frameworks.
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