Arizona Department of Education- www.ade.az.gov
Arizona Department of Education Exceptional Student Services:
Main Website: www.ade.state.az.us/ess
Exceptional Student Services: www.ade.az.gov/ess/esa
Parent Information Network (PIN): www.ade.state.as.us/ess/das/pinspals
Arizona Child Care Resource and Referral: www.azchildcare.org/referral
Arizona Center for Disability Law- www.acdl.com
ACDL Special Education hotline: (602)247-6287
Arizona State Library Braille and Talking Books: www.lib.az.us/braille
ARC of Arizona- www.arcarizona.org
Great Schools- www.greatschools.org
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)- IDEA 2004 Information
Leading Education Towards Independance Foundation (LETI)- www.letifoundation.com
Learning Disability Association of America - www.ldanatl.org
LD Online- www.ldonline.org
National Association for the Education of Young Children- www.naeyc.org
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities- www.nichcy.org
Office for Civil Rights (504 Plan Information)- www.ed.gov
This booklet from the Emily Center at PCH and is designed to help parents, guardians, and schools make the best choices for the education of children who have chronic illnesses, are seriously ill, or have other special needs.
This toolkit provides valuable information and resources that can be employed by special education and administrative staff in their efforts to plan and support students.
The following are informational articles to help parents transition their children through different grades and are focused on children with Autism but also offer helpful tips for all parents of school aged children:
Arizona Private Schools for Children with Special Needs
Arizona Center for Comprehensive Education and Life-Skills is a private, nonprofit special education program that provides innovative, individualized, and comprehensive educational, behavioral, life-skills, and transition services for individuals ages 5-21.
The ACES: www.theaces.net
The Austin Centers for Exceptional Students works with students to increase their academic level so they can compete in public school, replace inappropriate behaviors with classroom appropriate ones and return to public school as quickly as possible.
Children’s Center for Neurodevelopmental Services (CCNS): www.thechildrenscenteraz.org
The CCNS is a state-certified, non-profit school and therapy center for children with autism and other developmental delays.
Chrysalis Academy: www.play-aba.com/chrysalisacademy
Chrysalis Academy is a private, Arizona Department of Education approved day school for children with ASD and related disabilities.
Hi-Star Center for children is a private special education day school for children in Kindergarten through 12th grades with severe language/communication, learning, and behavioral needs.
Lexis Preparatory: www.lexisprepscottsdale.com
Lexis Prep is a specialized school ideal for students with mild to moderate learning disabilities, dyslexia, and/or ADHD.
New Way: www.newwayacademy.org
The New Way Learning Academy is a private, non-profit Kindergarten-12th grade day school specializing in children with learning differences such as dyslexia and ADHD.
Pieceful Solutions: www.piecefulsolutions.com
Pieceful Solutions is a K-12th organization created specifically to offer children with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities a comprehensive program using innovative teaching techniques.