Special Needs ChildrenAccording to the Kern County Consortium for Special Education, there are over 14,000 children in Kern County currently served by Individualized Education Plans (IEP).
The California Department of Education has County and State data for all individuals age 0 to 22 with an IEP, including a breakdown of disability.
Special Needs Children and Early Childhood Education: The National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center
Center for Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities - Información en español
The Special EDge Newsletter
The Laws and Regulations of California Special Education (searchable by key word)
Matrix of Accomodations and Modifications for Standardized Testing
All Kinds of Minds