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Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement
www.centerforcsri.org
The Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement has come to the end of its five-
year contract with the U.S. Department of Education. Even though The Center is no longer
active, this archived website will remain available and accessible courtesy of SEDL
(www.sedl.org). Publications, tools, the research database, and webcasts will continue to be
available, although nothing new will be added to the site.

Consortium for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education (CADRE)
http://www.directionservice.org/cadre
CADRE is the National Center on Dispute Resolution in Special Education which encourages
“the use of mediation and other collaborative strategies to resolve disagreements about special
education and early intervention programs."
Contact Information:
CADRE
P.O. Box 51360
Eugene, OR 97405-0906
3411-A Willamette Street
Eugene, OR 97405-5122
(541) 686-5060 (Voice)
(541) 686-5063 (FAX)
(541) 284-4740 (TTY)

Directory of Community Resources in Texas
http://disabilityresources.tamu.edu
Find disability resources and community services throughout Texas. Customize your search by
zip code, county, region, keyword, or category.

Education World “The Educators’ Best Friend”
http://www.educationworld.com/
This website offers education links and content on a large variety of topics and needs.
Under the link labeled “Contact Us” you will find a contact center with specific links depending
on your contact needs.


Financial Support for Project IDEAL is provided by the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities, with Federal funds* made available by
the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Developmental Disabilities. *$599,247 (74%) DD funds;
$218,725 (26%) non-federal resources

The views contained herein do not necessarily reflect the position or policy of the funding agency[s]. No official endorsement should be inferred.

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Family Strengthening Policy Center
www.aecf.org/KnowledgeCenter/Publications.aspx?pubguid={2CB0B52E-E83D-406E-8B8D-
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The Family Strengthening Policy Center, an initiative of the National Human Services Assembly
with funding from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, serves as a focal point for research,
information dissemination, and advocacy on place-based, practice-driven family strengthening
practices, programs, and policy. This document lists a series of policy briefs by the policy center
that highlight emerging, promising, and proven practices in the field of family strengthening.
Contact Information:
The Annie E. Casey Foundation
701 St. Paul Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone: 410-547-6600
fax: 410-547-6624
webmail@aecf.org

Families and Advocates Partnership for Education (FAPE)
http://www.fape.org
FAPE provides FAPE provides information and training about the Individuals with Disabilities
Education Act (IDEA '04). The web site includes information on IDEA '04, including Spanish
and Hmong translations of selected on-line documents and printed materials, referral information
for parents, and information on research about best practices that can be used to improve
educational services.
Contact Information:
E-mail: fape@fape.org

Federal Resource Center for Special Education
http://www.rrfcnetwork.org
The Regional Resource Centers Program provides service to all states as well as the Pacific
jurisdictions, the Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. The six regional program centers are funded
by the federal Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) to assist state education agencies in
the systemic improvement of education programs, practices, and policies that affect children and
youth with disabilities. Services offered by the RRC Program include consultation, information
services, specially designed technical assistance, training, and product development.
Each U.S. state and jurisdiction is served by one of the six regional resource centers. Within this
web site you will be able to find out which resource center serves your state and you can click on
a link that will take you to the web site that serves your state and jurisdiction.

Financial Support for Project IDEAL is provided by the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities, with Federal funds* made available by
the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Developmental Disabilities. *$599,247 (74%) DD funds;
$218,725 (26%) non-federal resources

The views contained herein do not necessarily reflect the position or policy of the funding agency[s]. No official endorsement should be inferred.

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Contact Information:
202-884-8215

Information and Referral Search
http://www.211.org/
2-1-1 provides free and confidential information and referral. Call your local 2-1-1 for help with
food, housing, employment, health care, counseling and more. This web site is a call center
search site, and it helps you find your local 2-1-1 by allowing you to enter the State, City, or Zip
Code.

National Coalition for Parent Involvement in Education (NCPIE)
http://www.ncpie.org
The mission of NCPIE is to advocate the involvement of parents and families in their children's
education, and to foster relationships between home, school, and community to enhance the
education of all young people. This website Maintains a database of Educator resources at
www.ncpie.org/Resources/Educators.cfm
Contact Information:
1400 L Street NW, Suite 300
Washington DC 20005
Phone: (202) 289-6790
Fax: (202) 289-6791

National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (NECTAC)
http://www.nectac.org
NECTAC is the national early childhood technical assistance center supported by the U.S.
Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) under the provisions
of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). NECTAC serves Part C-Infant and
Toddlers with Disabilities Programs and Part B-Section 619 Preschool Programs for Children
with Disabilities in all 50 states and 10 jurisdictions to improve service systems and outcomes
for children and families. This web site is one of an array of services provided to Part C
Coordinators and Section 619 Coordinators and the resources on this site are available to all.
Contact Information:
517 S Greensboro Street
Carrboro, NC 27510
Phone: (919) 962-2001
Fax: (919) 966-7463
E-mail: nectac@unc.edu



Financial Support for Project IDEAL is provided by the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities, with Federal funds* made available by
the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Developmental Disabilities. *$599,247 (74%) DD funds;
$218,725 (26%) non-federal resources

The views contained herein do not necessarily reflect the position or policy of the funding agency[s]. No official endorsement should be inferred.

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National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY)
http://www.nichcy.org
NICHCY is the center that provides information to the nation on: disabilities in children and
youth; programs and services for infants, children, and youth with disabilities; IDEA, the
nation’s special education law; and research-based information on effective practices for children
with disabilities. Within this English and Spanish, bilingual web site, you’ll find an abundance of
information. NICHCY has information specialists who are available to talk with you and address
your individual questions and concerns in English or in Spanish.
Contact Information: (800).695-0285

Parent to Parent
http://www.p2pusa.org
Parent to Parent USA (P2PUSA) is a national non-profit organization committed to promoting
access, quality and leadership in parent to parent support across the country. This site highlights
statewide organizations that have parent to parent support as a core program and demonstrate a
commitment to implementing evidence-based P2P USA endorsed practices.
Contact Information:
memberinfo@p2pusa.org

Special Education in Texas
http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/special.ed/explansaf/
This is from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) website and is the URL for the procedural
safeguards.

Wisconsin Family Assistance Center for Education Training & Support (WI FACETS)
http://www.wifacets.org
WI FACETS is a statewide non-profit organization, with its main office located in Milwaukee,
Wisconsin. WI FACETS was founded in June 1995 by a small group of parents who had a
strong desire to help other families understand the special education laws and systems. WI
FACETS offers many downloadable resources to empower and inform parents and others who
support children with disabilities.
Contact Information:
(877)374-051

Working with Parents – Building Relationships for Student Success
http://www.peakparent.org
PEAK Parent Center is Colorado’s federally designated Parent Training and Information Center
(PTI). PEAK assists families and others through services like its telephone hotline, workshops,

Financial Support for Project IDEAL is provided by the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities, with Federal funds* made available by
the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Developmental Disabilities. *$599,247 (74%) DD funds;
$218,725 (26%) non-federal resources

The views contained herein do not necessarily reflect the position or policy of the funding agency[s]. No official endorsement should be inferred.

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conferences, website, and publications. As a PTI, PEAK offers parent-to-parent support, but it
does not hold support group meetings. We work one-on-one with families and also collaborate
with state government and the education, rehabilitation, and medical communities to make
system changes that improve outcomes for children.
Contact Information:
611 North Weber, Suite 200
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Phone: 719-531-9400
Fax: 719-531-9452
Hotline: 1-800-284-0251
e-mail: info@peakparent.org
Parent Advisors: 1-800-284-0251 or parentadvisor@peakparent.org




Financial Support for Project IDEAL is provided by the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities, with Federal funds* made available by
the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Developmental Disabilities. *$599,247 (74%) DD funds;
$218,725 (26%) non-federal resources

The views contained herein do not necessarily reflect the position or policy of the funding agency[s]. No official endorsement should be inferred.

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