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Special Education Notes and support from this fledgling, Irish, educational, site are specifically designed for the needs of the Irish syllabus at both Leaving and Junior Certificate level. Teachers and Students are further advised that there are resources on all subjects available at Leaving and at ScoilNet. These are terrific and totally free sites.


  1. An A-Z of Websites and Links for parents and teachers with an interest in special education, provided by Emtec

  2. A comprehensive set of links to anything to do with dyslexia maintained by George Row.

  3. Additional Needs Net for Secondary students. This page contains links to information and resources relevant to pupils of Secondary School age. Use the list on the left of this page to choose an area of interest. Approved by the association of teachers websites.

  4. Braille Through Remote Learning. You must register (free of charge) to follow these courses. Also lots of links on left of page..

  5. British Institute of Learning Disabilities (BILD). Click on the links button to go to an index of links to other sites that you may find helpful. The links are set out in alphabetical order

  6. Can Do. An ability focused web site dedicated to helping all people develop a "can-do" attitude and approach to life... no matter what the obstacles.

  7. Centre for Educational Research, Faculty of Education, Canterbury Christ Church University College

  8. Crazy English and Dyslexia. A fun site from Well worth a visit

  9. Disability Services. "The mission of Disability Services is to be a catalyst for ensuring equal learning and working opportunities for disabled students, faculty, staff, and guests by increasing the capacity of communities to eliminate physical, programmatic, policy, informational, and attitudinal barriers." Scroll the page and follow the links

  10. Disability Tights Commission in the UK. Click on the Links Button on the top right of page for links to hundreds of relevant sites

  11. European Agency for Development in Special Needs Education. Provides comparative information about special education in the 17 participating countries, as well as in-depth country specific information and contact details.

  12. Dyspraxia Foundation website! A UK charity which exists to help people to understand and cope with dyspraxia.

  13. Fonts for Dyslexia from

  14. General Special Needs Sites provided by EXPLANATORY

  15. Handspeak. It's for everyone. A visual language is a rich, multi-sensory form of communication, along with facial expression, body language, and even sound.

  16. History of Sign Languages

  17. Home page of the Special Needs Department of the Teachers' Virtual School, which is a part of ATW, the Association of Teachers' Websites.

  18. is the leading provider of web-based communication tools for the visually impaired, their friends and family.

  19. I am A web site for dyslexics built by a dyslexic child

  20. Links to relevant sites from Some are listed elsewhere on this page but there are too many links to list them all.

  21. Music Education and Music Therapy for Children and Youth with Disabilities Network

  22. My Brain is Different from

  23. Sign Language Web Site. This Web site is in University Lumière Lyon 2 - FRANCE. It presents various On-line tools and materials such sign language dictionaries. Has an on-line translator which gives you an equivalent of your input word in five languages (English, French, Italian, Spanish, German)

  24. Sign languages links

  25. Special Educational Needs from the Non-BBC schools website. This is a mega link to loads of other links catering for Special Needs

  26. The centre for special educational needs (SEN). Aims to provide a wide range of advice and materials for teachers, parents and others interested in or working with children with special educational needs. Good links.

  27. The Disability Information resource in Australia

  28. The Dyslexia Institute (DI) is an educational charity, founded in 1972, for the assessment and teaching of people with dyslexia and for the training of teachers. It has grown to become the only national dyslexia teaching organisation in the world. Click on their Links button on the left of the page

  29. The National Association for Special Educational Needs (NASEN) website, with over sixty branches and 11,500 members it is the leading organisation in the UK working in special needs.

  30. The National Association for Special Educational Needs Links page. Some great links here

  31. The October 2002 Catalogue is now available online. New products include Dana from AlphaSmart, the BoardMaker Addendum Libraries and a new family of SwitchIt! software. The popular Music Games program is now available free to download for either Windows or Mac.

  32. This on-line catalogue of resources from BECTA which support individual learning needs provides rapid, targeted access to a wide range of educational materials.

  33. Web Access Gateway. Aims to make the Web easier to access for print-disabled users (such as users with low vision or dyslexia)

  34. 11 steps to self help in writing and reading from dyslexic .com. An adult dyslexic person will find that the following eleven steps should help to make it easier to read and write more fluently.