Resources for Multicultural & Special Education
National Multicultural Institute was founded in 1983 in response to our nation's growing need for new
services, knowledge, and skills in diversity. NMCI is proud to be one
of the most experienced organizations in the field of diversity
training. NMCI's mission is to increase communication, understanding
and respect among people of different racial, ethnic and cultural
backgrounds, and to provide a forum for discussion of the critical
issues of multiculturalism facing our society. They accomplish this
through conferences in the Spring and Fall and through individualized
training and consulting programs.
AAIDD is the oldest and
largest interdisciplinary organization of professionals (and others)
concerned about mental retardation and related disabilities.
Behavioral Research and Teaching
working group combines applied behavior analysis with effective
teaching practices to develop, study, and disseminate empirically based
educational programs for students who are at-risk of school and
DLD Online is an interactive guide to learning disabilities for parents, teachers,
is a site that contains a variety of resources for the learning
National Center for Learning Disabilities
is a site that offers free information and
raises public awareness of
LD, and advocates for improved legislation and services for those with
National Down Syndrome Society is a national organization on Down Syndrome.