This site has tons of activities ranging from math facts, calculation, spelling, and more. The learner is self-directed on this site. Use of the site is free.
Teachers share SMART Board activities on this site in every conceivable content area. This site is loaded with already created activities. Why reinvent the wheel? You can download and tweak the activities to meet your needs. As long as you are set up to use the SMART Board software, it is free.
This site claims to be the American education new site of record. Their EdWeek publication is available in electronic or newspaper formats. There are ongoing blogs to participate in. The daily news in a limited fashion is available free of charge.
This is a comprehensive site geared for educators of children with special needs. This organization actively advocates for children with special needs. They provide useful resources and they have a bookstore. One of the resources is Life Centered Education (LCE), a useful program for teaching life skills. You can subscribe to the daily news (SmartBrief) in education free of charge. Professional memberships in their organization are available.
This local organization provides facilities and activities for all member participants. They also have a special populations program that provides a wide range of community, recreational, cultural, and leisure activities for those with special needs. Some of the outcomes include improved life and social skills. You may recall from the book that Kristina’s involvement in this program was life changing.