ESL Web Directory

Special Educational Needs



Ace Centre

The ACE Centre Advisory Trust provides a focus for the use of technology with the communication and educational needs of young people with physical and communication difficulties. Based in Oxford, we offer a wide variety of services including in-depth individual assessments, information, R&D, and specialist training for parents and professionals.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the professional, scientific, and credentialing association for over 110,000 audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists.


Audiblox develops and automatizes the foundational skills of reading, spelling, writing, mathematics and the skills required in the learning of subject matter.

Challenging Behaviour Foundation

The Challenging Behaviour Foundation exists to demonstrate that individuals with severe learning disabilities who are described as having challenging behaviour can enjoy normal life opportunities when their behaviour is properly understood and appropriately managed, and to support parents and carers through education and information to enable this to happen.

Educational Interactive Learning

This site supports people with a specific learning difficulty that hinders the learning of literacy skills.

LD OnLine

LD OnLine is the leading website on learning disabilities, learning disorders and differences. Parents and teachers of learning disabled children will find authoritative guidance on attention deficit disorder, ADD, ADHD, dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, dysnomia, reading difficulties, speech and related disorders.

Learning Fundamentals

LocuTour CDs are designed to meet the needs of speech pathologists, teachers, and parents. They can be used by children and adults at various skill levels. Most exercises have beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels. Options are available to change the games to suit the way the therapist wants to do therapy.

Resources for Teachers of Basic Skills

Lesson plans, software, and links to other resources for teachers of people with developmental disabilities.


Teaching Resources with simple text supported by pictures for pupils working within levels 1 and 2 in reading. Information about Deafness and Speech and Language Disorders.

SEN Teacher

SEN Teacher has free worksheets, teaching resources, educational software and links for special needs teachers.

Special Education Resources on the Internet

Special Education Resources on the Internet (SERI) is a collection of Internet accessible information resources of interest to those involved in the fields related to Special Education. This collection exists in order to make on-line Special Education resources more easily and readily available in one location. This site will continually modify, update, and add additional informative links.

The Visually Impaired Child

Helping Sight Impaired Students within the Social Structure of the Classroom