Special & Vocational Education

Autoshop Online Your first stop for answers on automotive repair, maintenance, and operation.

Center for Applied Special Technology Focuses on expanding opportunities for persons with disabilities through technology.

Closing the Gap Promotes the use of microcomputer technology for people with special needs. Features a searchable resource database.

DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internet working & Technology) A goal of DO-IT is to increase the participation of individuals with disabilities in science, engineering and mathematic academic programs and careers.

Dyslexia: The Gift A plentiful amount of valuable information for parents and educators about dyslexia and where to find counselors and groups that provide quality treatment and advice.

Enablenet II Disability information and resources for the visually handicapped, hearing impaired and for the physically and mentally impaired.
Health Line Information on Development Coordination Disorder.

LD Online Information about learning disabilities and a forum for parents and teachers of students with learning disabilities to exchange ideas.

MATCHBBS (Michigan Assistive Technology ClearingHouse Discuss and share information concerning assistive technology with others.

Michigan Center for Career & Technical Education An online catalog of MCCTE's loan resources plus school-to-work, tech prep and gender equity information along with professional development opportunities.

National Center for Research in Vocational Education NCRVE services information, a skills standards page, summaries and full-text of selected NCRVE publications, a products catalog and links to related voc-ed sites.

National Center to Improve Practice Includes online workshops, forums, a library and links to related Web resources for special educators.

Office of Special Education This higher ed site covers many aspects of special education: Interventions, Individuals with Special Needs in Film, History of Special Education, Spedtalk, Legislative Updates and a Placement Issues Database.

School Psychology Resources Links to online resources related to anxiety disorders, attention deficit disorder, autism, behavior and conduct disorders, deaf and hard of hearing disorders, learning disabilities, mental retardation, mood disorders, stress management, substance abuse, suicide, and Tourette's disorder.

Teens Helping Teens (for students with Learning Disabilities Excellent web site created by teens. Content includes "dear Lee-Ann" advice page, articles of the feelings of teens with LD, and study help.