Support Resources

  • Student Resources 
    • Open Source Technology  
      • Math 
        • GeoGebra Check out this online graphic calculator!
      • Writing 
        • Essay Map Essay mapping Could you use some help planning and organizing what you will write about in an essay? Try this free online tool that will help you create an essay map plan your writing.
      • Reading 
        • UDL Editions by CAST Click here for some practice using reading comprehension tools to read longer passages
      • Science 
        • Explore Science Need some help with general science topics? This site will give you information related to different topics and will also provide links for additional information.
    • Supports 
      • Math 
        • Khan Academy Math Looking for some support with tricky math subjects? The Khan academy provides help with specific math subjects. You can also select your current grade level to get help.
        • Dream Box 
      • Writing 
        • Graphic Organizers 
          • Essay Map This can help you organize an essay before you write. You can print it when you’re done to use as a guide while you write your essay!
          • Search Chart This can help you organize and plan for a research essay. Start with the "main question" and work from there.
          • Narrative Pyramid This can help you after you’ve completed a reading in a novel and need to write about it in a summary.
          • Non-fiction pyramid This can help you after you’ve read a news article or other non fiction piece and need to summarize and explain what you’ve read.
          • Persuasion Map This is a great tool for planning a persuasive piece of writing. You can type right into the document and then print it out to use as a guide while you write!
        • Inspiration software  
        • Essay writing supports  
        • College Essays Supports for writing college essays - This program allows you to create a free account and will help you develop your college essays based on where you are applying. It will even compare the essays to help you from doing double work!
        • Peer Tutoring  
      • Reading 
    • Leadership Opportunities 
    • Housing, Jobs and Transition Age Youth 
      • ImpactVT Impact VT is a tool to help you connect with resources in the community. It’s a one-stop site for finding new resources and what other young adults are saying about them. You can sort by categories – housing, education, and even social – read interviews done by other young adults, find them on a map, and even get directions from where you are!
      • Howard Center 
      • My.jobs As the hub of the .JOBS Network of sites, My.jobs acts as a starting point to match those looking for a new job with those who want to hire them. By utilizing keywords and locations for the URL naming structure, the network strives to create a page that is relevant to all job seekers, regardless of location, occupation or specialty.
      • Disability Employment For support in employment based on specific needs you may have due to disability contact
      • Snagajob Seach for local job openings at
  • Family Resources 
    • Preschool 
    • Special Education 
      • CCSU Special Education 
      • List of special educators and extensions 
      • EEE 
      • Evaluation and Referral  
      • Parent training PowerPoints 
      • Link to the rules 
      • Link to parental rights 
    • 504 
      • CCSU 504 Plan 
      • List of school contacts 
      • Link to VFN supports 
      • Link to the federal language 
      • Link to the AOE guide 
    • Housing supports and economic services  
      • Economic Services through the state 
      • HUD 
      • Food shelf list 
      • WIC 
      • Child Care Subsidy 
      • Health Insurance supports 
        • Medicaid 
        • Dr. Dinosaur 
    • Homelessness 
      • McKinney Vento 
    • Thinking About College?  
      • Howard Center Support 
      • Application support 
      • Essay support 
      • Colleges in VT with support programs 
      • Succeed program through HowardCenter 
      • Mansfield Hall 
      • Think College 
      • Ask Mickey and Peggy 
      • Ask Mark Floyd 
    • Transitioning into Adulthood 
      • Voc Rehab 
      • Transition Planning 
      • Transition II 
      • Developmental Services with Howard Center 
    • Assistive Technology 
    • Connecting with other families 
      • Vermont Family Network 
      • VAVBI 
      • Nine East Network 
      • Parent2Parent  
      • Understood.org 
      • Google groups 
      • Yahoo Groups 
      • Facebook Groups 
      • Message Boards 
    • Finding what you need  - How do I find it and who do I call?
      • Google Searches that Help 
      • FirstCall  
      • 211 
      • HowardCenter 
      • List of therapists 
      • First call 
    • Findandgoseek 
  • Teacher and Staff Resources 
    • Instructional Resources 
      • Reading 
      • Writing 
        • Graphic Organizer links 
        • Writing without tears 
        • CCSS Writing Standards Link 
      • Math 
        • Khan Academy 
        • Dreambox 
        • Algebra support 
        • Parents supporting their students in math 
        • Common Core Math Standards 
      • Social Emotional Learning 
        • Zones 
        • Social Cognition 
        • Vermont Early Learning standards 
      • Common Core 
    • Assistive Technology 
    • DLM and State Assessments 
      • Essential Elements 
      • DLM Supports 
      • CCSU Accommodations and Designated Supports for SBAC 
    • CCSU Support Services Professional Development  
      • Calendar of events 
      • Copies of PowerPoint 
      • Handouts 
    • Special Education Compliance 
      • Related Services decision making 
      • Top 20 for high quality IEPs 
      • Parental Rights 
      • List of critical rules 
      • LRE and Placement 
      • What works 
      • IDEAS that work 
    • MTSS 
      • RTI websites 
      • MTSS Field Guide 
      • Intervention Principles 
      • MTSS Guiding Principles 
    • School Counseling 
      • Act I 
      • First Call 
    • Nursing 
      • SNAP 
      • State Guide of Practice 
    • Social Work and Mental Health Partnerships 
      • Howard Center 
      • Students First 
      • Therapist list in Chittenden County 
      • 264 process 
    • Forms 
      • FBAs 
      • Behavior Plan 
      • Manifestation Determination 
      • ESY Forms 
      • Parental Rights 
      • AOE forms for special education 
      • GoalView Link 
      • Time Studies  
    • Graphic Organizers 
  • Legal Resources 
    • Special Education 
      • IDEA 
      • VT State Rules 
      • Vermont Legislature home page 
      • IDEAS that work 
    • 504 
      • List of school contacts 
      • VFN support 
      • Federal website 
      • AOE guide 
    • Vermont Family Network 
    • Parental Rights