Children's Storybooks Online
Illustrated children's stories to print or read online, puzzles, teacher resources and much more!


Crayola
Features printable coloring pages, great craft ideas, and games. Pages for Educators (including lesson plans!) and parents.


DLTK-kids
Crafts for Kids features a variety of fun, printable children's crafts, coloring pages and more including projects for holidays, educational themes and some of our children's favorite cartoon characters.


HelpKidzLearn
This is a collection of free software for young children and those with learning difficulties to play online.


Hiyah
Features educational software activities created by a parent that are free to download or play online. The activities are made for children 18 months to 4 years of age (or higher for children struggling with language delays due to autism or other causes). They are are based on high interest subjects, such as nursery rhymes, holidays, and birthday themes. The software keeps children engaged and actively learning. And for children with limited language skills, my programs can help give meaning to words and concepts. Holidays, birthdays, going to the doctor, dentist, or getting a haircut, are all broken down into sequential steps to thoroughly explain the event.


Storyline Online
An online streaming video program featuring actors reading children's books aloud.


Starfall
The Starfall learn-to-read website is a free way to make the classroom more fun and to inspire a love of reading and writing. It is a great tool for families too.


Story Place
The ultimate children's digital library. Interactive stories and activities for preschoolers and up.


TumbleBook Library
TumbleBook Library is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading. Stories come in English, Spanish and Chinese.

Autism Internet Module (AIM) Project
This project, primarily through a grant from the Ohio Department of Education, is a collaborative effort to develop a series of 80 online modules including characteristics, diagnosis, interventions and supports, transition, and employment of individuals with autism spectrum disorder. Module authors include experts from across the nation.


Center for Early Literacy Learning (CELL)
This site promotes the adoption and sustained use of evidence-based early literacy learning practices. This site has video resources for early childhood intervention practitioners, parents, and other caregivers of children, birth to five years of age, with identified disabilities, developmental delays, and those at-risk for poor outcomes.


Children's Medical Services
Provides Early Steps statewide information and resources for parents or caregivers of children with diagnosed or suspected developmental delays or disabilities from birth to three years of age, providers, and other interested groups or individuals.


Division of Early Chilhood (DEC)
Early Childhodd branch of the Council for Exceptional Children


HelpKidzLearn
A collection of free software for young children and those with learning difficulties to play online. You will get the most out of these activities if you play them together with your child. Use them as a focus for chatting. Speaking and listening is very important for young children's educational development, particularly reading and writing.


Read Conmigo
This website sends parents free award winning bilingual children's books to their home to promote bilingual literacy.


UM-NSU CARD
A comprehensive outreach and support program serving people with autism and related disabilities, their families, and the professionals who work with them.


Educational Materials and Activity Ideas

Adopt a Classroom
nonprofit organization created to help teachers purchase supplies for their classrooms by allowing people to donate directly to a teacher.


Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning
Great resources for social and emotional development. Scroll down to the "Teaching Social Emotional Skills" section for the emotion pictures


DLTK's Growing Together
features a variety of fun, printable children's crafts, coloring pages and projects for holidays and educational themes


Donors Choose
nonprofit organization that allows individuals to donate directly to public school classroom projects.


Dr. Jean - Activities and Songs for Young Children
all kinds of cool books and other stuff to download. They even have a book for Tooty Ta!!! Check it out!


Dr. Jean's Cheer Cards
check out these terrific celebrations to use as reinforcers in social and emotional instruction.


Do2Learn
non-profit, institute that offers thousands of pages of FREE resources that address the issues of special children. AMAZING free stuff!


Effective Teaching by Henry and Rosemary Wong
This site reinforces many of the positive classroom management principles we already practice but offers some new ideas too!


Kelly's Kindergarten
Features free powerpoint presentations that go along with many Dr. Jean and Jack Hartmann songs


KizClub
provides lots of educational activities in language arts for preschool and elementary age children


Little Giraffes
ideas for hands-on development of phonological awareness


NOVA Science Now Program Features Autsim Study


Recognition and Response (RTI for Pre-K)
We are pleased to share this website that is designed to provide the most up-to-date knowledge and resources on Recognition & Response (R&R), including highlights from a recent webinar presenting new research findings on the first implementation study on R&R in pre-k classrooms.


Tools for Educators
Enjoy these printout generators, game makers, and programs for teachers to make and print teaching resources with pictures or text.


Toys for the Holidays for Children with Disabilities
article from Assistive Technology News with information on buying appropriate toys for children with hearing impairments, physical impairments, developmental delays and vision impairments. Includes links to other sites as well.


Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) Teacher Toolkit
Each toolkit folder provides content information, video, and resources that support VPK teachers as they plan for instruction with their children.


Wilbooks
Has five great programs which offer free books for your school in English or Spanish.


Resources for Visual Strategies

PicSearch
An image search service with more than 3,000,000,000 pictures.


ResourceSET (Special Education Technology)
A collection of downloadable visual supports that can be used by students for both receptive and expressive communication in the classroom, at home, and in the community.


Use Visual Strategies
Pictures to print to help you to - organize the environment, teach skills and improve two-way communication, develop calendars and schedules, give students information, communicate what is happening, explain what is changing and establish rules and behavior guidelines.


Organizations

Autism Internet Module (AIM) Project
This project, primarily through a grant from the Ohio Department of Education, is a collaborative effort to develop a series of 80 online modules including characteristics, diagnosis, interventions and supports, transition, and employment of individuals with autism spectrum disorder. Module authors include experts from across the nation


Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning
Promotes the social emotional outcomes and enhances the school readiness of low-income children birth to age 5, and serves as a national resource center for disseminating research and evidence-based practices.


The National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations
Provides tools and strategies to assist teachers in problem-solving a plan to support young children who are having challenging behavior.


Division for Early Chilhood (DEC)
Early Childhood branch of the Council for Exceptional Children.


Results Matter
The Colorado Department of Education's Results Matter Program has produced a collection of videos that help providers better understand ways to use observation, documentation, and assessment to inform practice. You can watch the videos online or download the free clips for use in educational and professional development activities.


HighScope Educational Research Foundation


National Association for the Education of Young Children - (NAEYC)


Project Participate
provides families, educators, administrators and therapists with simple strategies to increase the active participation of students with disabilities in school programs.