Resources for 504 Accommodations
Understanding 504 Plan – Understood
Guide to the Key Differences Between Section 504 and IDEA – Wrightslaw
A Parent’s Guide to Section 504 in Public Schools
504 Education Plans – KidsHealth
The ARC of Delaware
Advocating for the rights, opportunities and self-determination of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.
Local Website: The ARC of Delaware
National Website: The ARC
Contact: (302) 996-9400 or (844) 344-6524 / TTY/TDD relay: 1-800-232-5460 (Kent County – 302-736-6140)
Art Studio 4:10
Promoting a lifelong love of the arts for all children, including children with disabilities. Full inclusion art classes for children with disabilities.
Website: Art Studio 4:10
Contact: Phone (302) 753-3487
Assistive Technology Center For Advancing Opportunities
Helping people with disabilities, their families, teachers and employers to identify the right type of assistive technology for a student. Links to resources for information and equipment.
Website: The Assistive Technology Center
Autism Speaks – IEP & Services Guides
Helping families better understand the Individualized Education Program, and how to implement one that works for their child.
Link: Guide to Individualized Education Programs (IEP)
Link: Directory – Find Autism Services & Support
Bookshare – An Accessible Online Library
An accessible online library for people with print disabilities, offering free membership to qualified US students.
Website: Bookshare Accessible Online Library
Centreville Layton School
Providing children who learn differently with a rigorous educational and cultural experience, empowering each student to reach their potential.
Website: Centerville Layton School
College – Resources for Students w Disabilities & Chronic Health Conditions
Resources listed by special need to help students with disabilities transition to post-secondary education.
Link: College Resources for Students w Disabilities
Resources and tools for those living on campus with epilepsy, diabetes and other chronic health conditions.
Link: Managing Chronic Health Conditions in College
College – Scholarships, Financial Aid & Grants for Students w Disabilities
Find a wide range of scholarships, grants and tips on how to apply for them.
Link: Scholarships & Grants for Students with Disabilities
A list of disability scholarships being offered from various foundations and organizations.
Link: Scholarships for Students with Disabilities
Cool Tools – IDEA & Special Education Assistance
Tools to help better understand IDEA requirements, find federal law or regulations, access additional resources, and to learn special education advocacy tactics and strategies.
Link: WrightsLaw Cool Tools
A guide from the Parent Center helping families of children and youth with deaf blindness in the evaluation, IEP, and transition to adult life process.
Link: Parent Center Guide to DeafBlindness
IEP Tools from the Parent Advocacy Network for families with children affected by deaf-blindness.
Link: Developing an Effective IEP for Children with Deaf-Blindness
Delaware Dept. of Education – Exceptional Children and Early Childhood Group
Providing necessary information for students with disabilities so they can receive an education that is in full compliance with Federal and state laws.
Website: Delaware Exceptional Children Resources – Special Education
Website: State of Delaware Department of Education
Contact – Special Education Dept: (302) 735-4000
Delaware ECAP and Head Start Program
Early Childhood Assistance Program – ECAP: Providing comprehensive child development programs for low-income families with children age (4) and eligible for kindergarten the following year.
Head Start: Providing child development services to children ages three to school entry at or below the poverty.
Link: Early Childhood Assistance Program (ECAP)
Link: Delaware Dept. of Education – Office of Early Learning
Link: Head Start Collaboration
Link: Office of Early Learning Resources
Learning Ally for Visual and Learning Disabilities
The nation’s largest online accessible audio library of core curriculum textbooks and literature, ideal for students who are blind, visually impaired or have a physical or learning disability.
Website: Learning Ally
LearningDisabilities Online – School Resources
The educator’s guide to learning disabilities and ADHD. Links to resources and helpful guides.
Website: LD Online
Link: Five Simple Homework Strategies To Help Your Child
Link: Books for Children with Learning Disabilities/ADHD
Providing families with exceptional legal representation in special education, estate planning and disability law.
Website: McAndrews Law
Contact Wilmington & Georgetown Office: (302) 380-4975
National Special Education Advocacy Institute
Helping improve the quality and professionalism of special education advocates.
Website: National Special Education Advocacy Institute
Parent Information Center of Delaware (PIC)
Giving parents and caregivers of children with disabilities or special needs access to relevant information as well as training and resources to advocate for their children’s developmental and educational outcomes.
Website: PIC of Delaware
Parents As Teachers
Helping organizations and professionals work with parents during the critical early years of their children’s lives, from conception to kindergarten. P.A.T. programs train professionals and advocate for children and families.
Website: Parents As Teachers
Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Groups
Brandywine Special Needs PTA
Southern Delaware Center for Children & Families
P.O. Box 567 – 18907 Unit 4-Marantha Way, Bridgeville, DE 19933 – (302) 337-3633
Lake Forest School District
Delaware Early Childhood Center
Lake Forest South B Elementary School, Mispillon & West Streets, Harrington, DE 19952 – (302) 856-5909
Early Childhood Program
Rd. 6, Box 100, Georgetown, DE 19947 – (302) 934-1642
Telamon Head Start
204 George’s Alley, Smyrna, DE 19977 – (302) 659-5092
Protecting Students w Disabilities – U.S. Dept. of Education
Find frequently asked questions about Section 504 and the education of children with disabilities.
Link: Protecting Students with Disabilities
Providing educators, parents and after-school professionals with access to the highest quality practices in reading and language arts instructions by offering the very best in free materials.
Student Mental Health & Career
Expert advise and school resources for understanding disorders and getting help.
From Accredited Schools Online.
Link: Promoting Student Mental Health
From Best Colleges.
Link: College Guide for Students with Psychiatric Disabilities
Link: Special Populations College Education Guide
Varrassi Educational Associates LLC
Building a bridge to success at college and career for students with a history of underachievement due to learning disabilities, ADHD, as well as poor study, time management, and organizational skills.
Website: Varrassi Educational Associates