Helpful Links and Resources

Head Start is a federally funded public agency providing early childhood and preschool educational experiences for children ages six-weeks to five years.

The Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE): Division of Special Education maintains an informative  web page for parents, teachers, administrators, students and community members to access.  Bradley County Schools Special Services Department functions in a cooperative spirit with the TDOE in effort to assure the district operates within the state's rules, regulations and all compliance standards. The Procedural Safeguards:  Student Rights and Parent Responsibility Booklets may be accessed through this website.



National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities:


Special Olympics, international website full of information about the history of and current happenings with The Special Olympics:



Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act 2004 (IDEA):


Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), includes a state by state guide for this international organization full of membership information, conferences, best practices in the world of special education, special interests for parents, teachers and administrators:


Internet Resources for Special Children (IRSC) - The IRSC web site is dedicated to childen with disabilities and other health related disorders world wide, providing numerous categories and links to online communities - a place where you can ask questions or share information, access to recent news articles and books.