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Student Support Services
4800 Mark Center Drive
Alexandria, VA 22350-1400
(571) 372-1872

DoDEA Student Services Resources

Web Resources School Counselors
Academic Innovations
This site provides examples and links toactivities and projects that can be organize in sponsoring a Community Service Organization.
 
School Counselor
Contains a list of links to other sites that offer a wealth of information on programs, research, etc. to support school counseling services.
 
SkillsNet Corporation
SkillsNet Corporation provides innovative workforce development solutions to industry and education via the Internet and wireless devices.

Web Resources for School Psychologists


ADDA
The National Attention Deficit Disorder Association is an organization that focuses on ways to help individuals with AD/HD to lead a happier, more successful life through education, research, and public advocacy. Check out their new bookstores and yellow pages.
 
Autism Research Institute
Autistic Children?s Activity Program (ACAP) is an organization that focuses on the direct services needed for children with autism.
 
CHADD
Treatment and Education of Autistic and related Communication Handicapped Children (TEACCH) is a North Carolina training and research program. Information on communication and education approaches is available.
 
Exceptional Parent (EP)
The magazine has joined the Technology Revolution and designed their own special needs web site as part of a general all-pediatrics sites, PediaNet. Watch for monthly updates.
 
GLSEN
Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network is a national organization fighting to end anti-gay bias in K-12. This site offers information and resources for educators.
 
GriefNet
GriefNet is an Internet community of persons dealing with grief, death and major loss. Using an integrated approach to on-line grief support, they provide help to people working through all kinds of loss and grief issues. Their companion site, KIDSAID, provides a safe environment for kids and their parents to find information and ask questions.
 
Idea Partnerships
Families and Advocates Partnership for Education Communication exchange and resources to promote implementation of the IDEA amendments of 1997.
 
Kid Source Online
This Web site offers general information about Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorder. In addition, it provides links to suggested materials, articles and upcoming activities for individuals diagnosed with Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorder.
 
Learning Difficulties
Schwablearning.org is an organization whose mission is to help kids with learning differences be successful in learning and life. This site offers publications and information for parents of children with learning disabilities.
 
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY) has compiled articles on parenting, guides to children's literature and disability books, general information on disabilities, and on-line help to conduct a literature review.
 
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Provides the publication of their booklet, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, online.
 
OASIS @ MAAP
Online Asperger Syndrome information and support.
 
One Add Place
A virtual neighborhood consolidating in ONE PLACE information and resources relating to Attention Deficit Disorder (A.D.D.), AD/HD and Learning Disorders (LD).
 
Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center (PEATC)
Information and guidance for parents of children with learning differences. Also on-line parent journal, special projects and media articles included.
 
Safe Schools
The Safe Schools Coalition of Washington is a public-private partnership of organizations and individuals working to help Washington State schools become safe places where every family can belong, where every educator can teach, and where every child can learn, regardless of gender identity or sexual orientation. Their Web site offers resources and information for parents, students and educators.
 
Shoebox Tasks
Educational activities for young children with autism and/or severe cognitive delays. Learn all about Shoebox Tasks and other materials to meet your student's distinct needs.
 
Support Kids - Parenting Resource for Helping Children Group
This Web site provides information and strategies on how to deal with grieving children or adolescent.
 
TEACCH Autism Program
Treatment and Education of Autistic and related Communication handicapped children (TEACCH) is a Division of the Department of Psychiatry of the School of Medicine at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. TEACCH Web site presents theory, practice and research on Autism.
 
The Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC)
The Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) is working to solve the challenge of helping schools and military installations deliver accurate, timely information to meet transitioning parent and student needs, and in the development and education of children from military families.
 
Wrightslaw
Parents, advocates, educators, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, up-to-date information about effective advocacy for children with disabilities.
 
Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program
The Yellow Ribbon Program was founded in 1994 by the parents of a bright, loving teen. Mike Emme took his life when he did not know how to say that he was in trouble and needed help. The Yellow Ribbon Program provides information to youths and adults on suicide awareness and prevention.

Web Resources for School Nurses

Continuing education unit requirements are based upon the individual school nurse's state of licensure:

Refer to the following links for suggested CEU resource opportunities:

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
The American Academy of Pediatrics is a professional organization of 60,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
 
American School Health Association (ASHA)
The American School Health Association is the leading membership organization for school health professionals. It is concerned with all health factors that are necessary for students to be ready to learn, including optimum nutrition, physical fitness, emotional well-being, and a safe and clean environment.
 
Center for Disease Control (CDC)
CDC.gov is CDC's primary online communication channel. CDC.gov provides users with credible, reliable health information.
 
International School Nurses of Asia
The 12th Annual International School Nurses of Asia Conference.
 
Keep Kids Healthy
This website offers to parents information on immunization schedules, growth charts, asthma care (with customized peak flow calendars and action plans), a body mass index calculator, plus info on kids nutrition, growth, development, common problems, diseases and conditions and infections in children.
 
Kidshealth.org
Kidshealth provides student and parent friendly information regarding health, medical concerns, and wellness.
 
Medscape for Nurses
This website s an excellent resource for evidence based interventions.
 
National Association of School Nurses (NASN)
ContinuingEducation /Online ContinuingEducation National Association of School Nurses (NASN) - The purpose of this organization was to improve the quality of school nursing, to upgrade the skills of school nurses and to further the abilities of all children to succeed in the classroom.
 
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHY)
Provides information related to disabilities in children and youth, programs and services for infants, children, and youth with disabilities.
 
National Education Association Health Information Network (NEA HIN)
As the non-profit health and safety arm of the National Education Association (NEA), the NEA Health Information Network (NEA HIN) provides health and safety information, programs, and services.
 
Overseas School Health Nurses Association (OSHNA)
The Overseas School Health Nurses Association is the only professional organization for Registered Nurses employed as School Nurses outside the continental United States.
 
School Nurses International
The 16th Biennial School Nurses International Conference 2011, Hong Kong
 
State Board of Nursing
State Board of Nursing


Tuberculosis:


Refer to the following links for resources on Tuberculosis: