Special Education Books

and Resources

This website is designed to provide information and links that will help you locate special education books, products, and services relating to the educational needs of students with learning disabilities, speech-language disorders, autism, and other conditions that affect performance in the school or work environment. 

This is a new website. Information relating to specific types of disabilities and the special education resources that can be used to help them will be available soon.  

Books and Software

Academic Communication Associates, Inc.
If you are looking for special education books, software, and instructional resources, the Academic Communication Associates website and "online bookstore" is a good place to start. Academic Communication Associates, Inc. is the publisher of hundreds of products for individuals with speech and language disorders, learning disabilities, autism, aphasia, and other disabilities. Their products can be ordered online or through their catalog. This company is one of the few publishers that offers special education books and materials for bilingual students. Materials are available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, and other languages.

Online Special Education Journals

Special education journals from the Council for Exceptional Children are now available online

This online news resources is published by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association and contains information about speech, language, and hearing disorders

Alternative Communication Devices

Saltillo Corporation
If you are looking for electronic communication devices for individuals who need to point to communicate, Saltillo Corporation is one of the best sources. This company specializes in developing, manufacturing, and distributing products for people who are unable to speak and is able to offer customer service and support for the products that they sell.

Special Education Associations and Organizations

http://www.asha.org/ -  
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

American Academy of Audiology

Stuttering Foundation of America

Information about Down Syndrome 

National Aphasia Association

Council for Exceptional Children

Center for the Study of Autism

National Coalition on Auditory Processing Disorders

The Alzheimer's Association

Autism Society of America

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder

Closing the Gap
. This organization provide information and professional conferences related to the assistive technology needs of individuals who require alternative modes of communication.

National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders