Related Websites

This list provides other websites with content related to intensive intervention and supporting students with severe and persistent learning and behavioral needs.

CEEDAR Center
The CEEDAR Center works with states, universities, and education agencies to create aligned professional learning systems that provide effective opportunities for teachers to master core and specialized instruction in inclusive settings—and for leaders to establish the conditions in schools that sustain high quality instruction—to enable students with disabilities to achieve college and career ready standards.
http://ceedar.education.ufl.edu/

Center for Parent Information and Resources
The Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR) serves as a central resource of information and products to the community of Parent Training Information (PTI) Centers and the Community Parent Resource Centers (CPRCs), so that they can focus their efforts on serving families of children with disabilities.
http://www.parentcenterhub.org/

Center on Instruction
The Center on Instruction features materials and resources related to research-based instruction to support students including those with the most intensive needs.
http://www.centeroninstruction.org/

Center on Response to Intervention at American Institutes for Research
The Center on Response to Intervention at the American Institutes of Research (AIR), formerly the National Center on Response to Intervention (NCRTI), provides a range of resources focused on supporting the implementation of tiered models (e.g. response to intervention [RTI], multi-tiered systems of support [MTSS]) to maximize student achievement and reduce behavior problems. Resources include training modules, archived webinars, videos, briefs and more and cover the essential components of RTI: screening, progress monitoring, multi-level prevention system, and data-based decision making.
http://www.rti4success.org/

Evidence Based Intervention Network
The EBI Network provides a sampling of evidence-based interventions and associated resources that provide guidance in the selection and implementation of evidence-based interventions in the classroom. There are four general categories of resources on the EBI Network; (1) Evidence Based Intervention Resources, (2) Response to Intervention Resources, (3) English Language Learners Resources, (4) Foundations of Problem Solving Resources.
http://ebi.missouri.edu/

IDEA Partnership
The IDEA Partnership promotes collaboration between national, state, and local organizations and technical assistance providers to support work with children and youth. The IDEA Partnership maintains dialogue guides and collections of tools on a variety of issues pertaining to the implementation of IDEA, including RTI.
http://www.ideapartnership.org/

The IRIS Center
The IRIS Center is a national center dedicated to improving education outcomes for all children, especially those with disabilities, through the use of effective evidence-based practices and interventions. The IRIS Resource Locator features more than 50 multi-media resources including modules, case studies, information briefs, podcasts, and video vignettes.
http://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/

The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk
The Meadows Center has a number of institutes that cover reading and mathematics instruction, response to intervention, supporting middle schools, dropout prevention and more. The site includes projects being conducted from the Center and products covering a range of topic areas.
http://www.meadowscenter.org/

National Center for Leadership in Intensive Intervention 
The National Center for Leadership in Intensive Intervention (NCLII), is consortium of universities that will prepare special education leaders to become experts in research on intensive intervention for students with disabilities who have persistent and severe academic (e.g., reading and math) and behavioral difficulties. 
http://nclii.org/

National Center for Learning Disabilities
The National Center for Learning Disabilities offers many resources designed to improve the lives of individuals with learning disabilities by empowering parents, enabling young adults, transforming schools, and creating policy and advocacy impact.
http://www.ncld.org/

National Center for Systemic Improvement
Results Driven Accountability (RDA) represents a significant shift in state accountability from a focus on compliance and ensuring access to education and early intervention services to a focus on measurable and meaningful outcomes in learning and development for children and youth with disabilities.Successfully navigating the shift that “moves the needle” on measurable outcomes requires states to accurately assess needs, priorities, and capacities of program infrastructures; engage in strategic, collaborative, and integrated improvement planning; and implement carefully selected evidence-based practices. The National Center on Systemic Imporvement (NCSI) was created to help states meet these needs.
http://ncsi.wested.org/

RTI Action Network
The RTI Action Network features an extensive collection of RTI resources designed to connect families and educators with informational resources and collaborative communities of practice.
http://www.rtinetwork.org/

SWIFT Center
The SWIFT Center is committed to eliminating the silos in education by bridging general and specialized education to create powerful learning opportunities for students and teachers and promote active, engaged partnerships among families and community members. The Center is providing technical assistance to states to support the implementation of domains that they have identified as the building blocks of effective inclusive education.
http://www.swiftschools.org/

The Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
The Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports defines, develops, implements, and evaluates a multi-tiered approach to Technical Assistance that improves the capacity of states, districts and schools to establish, scale-up and sustain the PBIS framework. Emphasis is given to the impact of implementing PBIS on the social, emotional and academic outcomes for students with disabilities.
http://www.pbis.org/

Understood.Org
Understood aims to help the millions of parents whose children, ages 3–20, are struggling with learning and attention issues. The site provides a wealth of resources and information in an effort to create a direct path to the support parents need most to make them feel more confident and capable, less frustrated and supported to make effective choices that propel their children from simply coping to truly thriving.
https://www.understood.org

What Works Clearinghouse (WWC)
The goal of the WWC is to be a resource for informed education decision making. To reach this goal, the WWC identifies studies that provide credible and reliable evidence of the effectiveness of a given practice, program, or policy (referred to as “interventions”), and disseminates summary information and reports on the WWC website. With over 700 publications available and more than 10,500 reviewed studies in the online searchable database, the WWC aims to inform researchers, educators, and policymakers as they work toward improving education for students.
http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/

Office of Special Education Programs Technical Assistance and Dissemination Network
The Technical Assistance and Dissemination Network (TA&D Network) is a network of Centers funded by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). These projects provide information and technical assistance to states, schools, educational professionals and families on topics such as autism, deafness, disproportionate representation, dispute resolution, learning disabilities, parenting children with special needs, positive behavior support and transition. A list of comprehensive list of Center’s and their websites including those that are part of the TA&D Network, Equity Assistance Centers, Comprehensive Centers, and Regional Education Labs can be found on the TA&D Network website.
http://www.tadnet.org/pages/526-find-a-center