Dissemination Center for Children
with Disabilities (NICHCY),http://www.nichcy.org/,
provides a wealth of information on disabilities.
NICHCY stands for the National Dissemination Center
for Children with Disabilities and
serves the nation as a central source of information on:
- disabilities in infants, toddlers, children, and youth,
- IDEA, which is the law authorizing special education,
- No Child Left Behind (as it relates to children with
- research-based information on effective educational
Anyone can use the services -- families, educators,
administrators, journalists, students. The special focus is children and
youth. On the website, you'll find an abundance of information on:
Early intervention services for infants and toddlers
Special education and related services for children in school
Research on effective educational practices
Resources and connections in every state
Education rights and what the law requires
Transition to adult life
& and much, much more!
What We Do:
Connect You with the Research
does the research have to say about effective educational practices with
children who have disabilities? How can we use research to inform our
decision making and improve early intervention and special education
services? Find out in the Research Center,
which is growing every day!
Offer Publications in English and Spanish
out the publications online. You can download them, or ask for them in
print. Fact sheets are available on specific disabilities, state
resource sheets, parents' guides, resource lists, and much more. All
publications on website are free. If you'd like a copy in print, or you
need one in an alternate format, call or email your request.
Connect You with Others
in touch with disability organizations around the country, parent
groups, state agencies, and others who can offer you yet more assistance
and information. On the website, you can search for organizations
addressing your areas of interest, find resources in your state,
identify available materials, and more.
Respond to Your Questions
specialists are available to speak with you in English or Spanish about
your areas of interest or concern. Call toll-free at 1.800.695.0285, or
email at: email@example.com.
Provide You with Information Tailored to Your Needs
National Dissemination Center can provide you with an information
search that addresses your unique needs and concerns. Search the
resources and discover what's available nationally. Sign up for our free