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Helpful Links (By Topic)

The following web sites are not part of our Special Education web site but may be of interest to parents, students and staff.

Assistive Technology / Technology Sites

Closing the Gap:

Web site contains a free sample newspaper, resource directory and information regarding the annual conference.
http://www.closingthegap.com/

  Early Literacy – Resources for All Children

Kansas Kids Ready for Learning:

New web site designed to provide early literacy resources for all children. Designed to serve children birth through eight years of age. Developed for use by parents and early childhood providers.
http://www.readyforlearning.net/

  Federal Special Education Program Information

Office of Special Education Programs:

http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/index.html?src=mr

U. S. Department of Justice:

This site contains information regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act [ADA]
http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/adahom1.htm

Children's Defense Fund:

This is an education and advocacy organization that exists to provide a voice for all of America's children who cannot vote, lobby or speak for themselves.
http://www.childrensdefense.org/

Literacy Matters:

http://www2.edc.org/literacymatters/index.htm

 Information [State of Kansas & KSDE]

KSDE:

Kansas State Department of Education
http://www.ksde.org/

KANSPED:

Kansas Special Education
http://www.ksde.org/Default.aspx?tabid=101

Kids Together:

Information for children and adults with disabilities
http://www.kidstogether.org/

CCEDS:

Children's Developmental Services
http://www.kdhe.state.ks.us/cds/

Organizations of Interest to Parents & Staff

ABLEDATA:

This site provides information on assistive technology and disability related resources
https://abledata.acl.gov/

CEC:

Council for Exceptional Children
http://www.cec.sped.org/

National Association of School Psychologists:

http://www.nasponline.org/


"Success in School, Skills for Life" online resource kit available free on this web site
http://www.naspcenter.org/resourcekit/index.html
Kit contains handouts on the following:

  • Academic Motivation: A Handout for Parent [English/Spanish]
  • ADHD: A Primer for Parents [English]
  • Attention Problems: Strategies for Parents [English/Spanish]
  • Back-to-School Transitions: What Can Parents Do? [English]
  • Bullying: What Schools and Parents Can Do [English]
  • Bus Safety: A Handout for Parents and Teachers [English]
  • Homework Survival Guide [English/Spanish]
  • Sports Participation for Children: A Parent's Guide [English]
  • Stress in Children: A Handout for Parents [English/Spanish]
  • Study Skills: A Handout for Parents [English/Spanish]
  • What is a School Psychologist? [English/Spanish]
  • School Dropout Prevention [English/Spanish]

Parents Helping Parents:

http://www.php.com/

NICHY:

[National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities, P. O. Box 1492, Washington, D. C. 20013-1492, Phone: 1-800-695-02850]
http://www.nichcy.org/

National Association for the Education of Young Children [NAEYC]:

http://www.naeyc.org/

National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc. [NORD]:

http://www.rarediseases.org/

National Association of Mental Illness [NAMI]:

http://www.nami.org

 

Projects – Free and Fee Based Online Education

 

Educational Web Adventures:

http://www.eduweb.com/

Global SchoolNet:

http://www.gsn.org/

iEARN:

International Education and Resource Network
http://www.iearn.org/

JASON Project:

http://www.jason.org/

Web Site Accessibility Information

CAST:  Download "Bobby Worldwide" software at this location to test a web site for accessibility by individuals with disabilities. CAST [Center for Applied Special Technology] is not-for-profit organization whose mission is to expand opportunities for people with disabilities through innovative uses of computer technology.
http://www.cast.org/
 

Web Sites for Preschoolers

CTW Sesame Workshop:

http://www.ctw.org/
Games and activities for preschoolers. Site also contains parent information.

Teletubbies:

[Fun & Games, Print & Play, Nursery Rhymes, Goodies]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/teletubbies/

Zoboomafoo:

Meet Kratt's creatures and fun games available at this site.
http://pbskids.org/zoboo/

 

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Administration

ADMINISTRATORS

Director Trina Wynn, twynn@skacd.org

Assistant Director Jason Wright, jwright@skacd.org

Assistant Director Derrick Dizmang, ddizmang@skacd.org

Assistant Director Chelle Kemper, ckemper@skacd.org

 

 


 

Dodge City Office

620-371-1061

Dodge City Office Receptionist:

Dulce Ochoa

Ochoa.Dulce@usd443.org

Interpreters:

Nora Aguilar

naguilar@skacd.org

Irene Murillo

imurillo@skacd.org

Translator: 

Olga Zuniga

zuniga.olga@usd443.org

 

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Interpreter Calendars

Contact Information

Southwest Kansas Area Cooperative District (SKACD)
2112 1st Ave, Room 252
Dodge City, Kansas 67801
Schedule:

8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Business Office Personnel:

Leesa Sneath – Human Resource

lsneath@skacd.org

Terie Julian – Financial

tjulian@skacd.org

Jessie Stapleton – Para Facilitator 

jstapleton@skacd.org

Esther Friesen – Medicaid & Receptionist

efriesen@skacd.org

Jennifer Rucker – Payroll Officer

jrucker@skacd.org

Joni Gleason – MIS Clerk

jgleason@skacd.org

Phone: 620-371-1061
Fax: 620-227-1767