Top 100 Special Needs Resources on the Web. Their list is a great collection of sites that highlight both individual and family journeys with special needs. Some of the sites offer advice or links to additional resources that they feel are very useful to those in the special education field.
Special Needs Programs | These are some ideas on using objects and hands-on activities while helping ESL learners read. I like the exercise where kids find objects that fit a given descriptive word, which could be a good sensory activity for other special needs kids as well.
Manage classroom behaviors with a calm down kit! Use these visual tools to help students learn to regulate emotions and cope with challenges in an appropriate manner. This is great for students with autism and special needs.
.I have created a guide titled Working with Students with Specials Needs for paras, substitutes, and volunteers to educate them on using "person-first" language, general information about disabilities and their characteristics and successful teaching strategies, and quick tips for providing modifications in the classroom.
Great list of resources--activities, worksheets, lesson plans, suggested reading books and more--to help non-disabled children better understand their peers and classmates with disabilities and special needs.