Below is a list of Special Education Twitter Feeds worth following. The list includes Parents, Educators, Advocates, Attorneys, Therapists and National Organizations. This list should keep you up to date on everything happening in and around the world of Special Education.
@socialthinking - Michelle G. Winner Started Social Thinking for students with high-functioning autism, Asperger’s, PDD, undiagnosed social-cognitive problems.
@Sari_kidzOT - Pediatric Occupational Therapist specializing in Sensory Integration Theory & Practice, handwriting, and child development.
@SNBookReview - Retired teacher, Monday moderator of CoffeeKlatch Tweetchats, blog for special needs parents, write books reviews.Co-owner of KidCompanion Chewelry.
@ejwillingham - Sciwriter/editor/autism-ADHD parent (Co-editor of Thinking Person Guide to Autism)
@Aspieadvocate - Aspie Mom autistic kid East coast dir Autism Women’s Network Ed (Co-editor of Thinking Person Guide to Autism)
@shannonrosa - I kick ass. Sometimes my own. I am a writer, editor, geographer, geek, parent, partner, autism parenting & iPad advocate, & cheerful grump. (Co-editor of Thinking Person Guide to Autism)
@jennyalice - Special needs advocate, writer, editor. I’m checking them all off one by one (Co-editor of Thinking Person Guide to Autism)
@BobbiSheahan - Author, What I Wish I’d Known About Raising a Child w/ Autism
@DrMelissaSinger – I specialize in comprehensive psychological, cognitive, educational and neuropsychological assessment.
@DrMerylAin - Dr. Meryl Ain is an education expert and advocate. She has a doctorate in education and over 35 years of experience as a school teacher and administrator.
@FCMichigan - Providing support to 300 families and 2500 students with specialneeds. Supported by over 800 dedicated volunteers!
@think_inclusive - Dedicated to creating inclusive settings in schools and communities for people with the most significant cognitive disabilities.
@LeeAnne_K_Owens – Mom to 5, 2 w/ASD, 1 w/ADHD, & 1 w/mild LD. INSource Volunteer, Special Needs Advocate & member of school dist. autism team.
@lorigertzauthor - Manifesting a NYT bestselling memoire entitled Mama Can’t Make it Better…about raising my FASD, BiP, RAD, Sensory Disordered daughter adopted at birth.
@supportSN - A social networking site for families raising kids with special needs.
@LoveThatMax - I write Love That Max, a blog about kids with special needs who kick butt & a Babble Top 100 Mom Blog. I also edit for mags & sites & blog at Parents.com.
@singoffpitch - Special Ed teacher, passionate advocate, & historic home restorer (not quite professional).
@senictdirectory - The Directory for Special Educational Needs & Information Communication Technology Resources.
@ListonAdvocates - I work with families who struggle to ascertain Special Ed Services and who would like solutions to the stress & frustration the process brings their lives.
@xtremeparnthood – One frazzled mom and one @xtremestepdad raising two boys on the severe end of the autism spectrum while living to laugh and blog about it.
@TheREAL_MBrooks - The things that make me weird are a big part of my awesome. I bet I can say the same about you. #Politics #Race #Education #Autism
@cgregoryrun - Happily married mother of 3, finding the funny in daily life.
@NoahsDadDotCom - Showing the world that Down Syndrome is ok! We invite you to be part of the online story we are telling about a beautiful life.
Original 50 from 2011
@specialedadvice – That’s me! Understand how to make your special education rights work for you!
@garybrannigan – Clinical & School Psychologist specializing in parenting issues and learning, reading & other disabilities. Coauthor READING DISABILITIES: BEATING THE ODDS.
@raisingasdkids – Using a nom de plume. Having raised 2 youngmen on the autism spectrum, I provide practical solutions to everyday issues.
@thecoffeeklatch – Dedicated to providing exceptional resources and programming for special needs families
@mamatude – About.com guide to Parenting Special Needs and author of 50 Ways to Support Your Child’s Special Education
@VFES – Valley Forge Educational Services (VFES) provides specialized education programs, services and training for families, educators, professionals.
@room5friends – Teacher of students with moderate-intensive special needs, tech lover, blogger, tweeter, learner.
@inclusive_class – A teacher who has created a resource of solutions for integrating students with special needs in the classroom.
@adevries – Husband of one, father of two, one with special needs, advocate, voice for the voiceless.
@COPAA – Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates: Promoting Excellence in Special Education Advocacy Nationwide
@matthewATlaw – Attorney. Civil rights advocate. Eminent domain critic. Political observer. Lip reader. Gastronomist.
@WI_snowflake – Mother, Business Analyst, World Watcher. Research interests: Learning Disabilities, Education, Epilepsy, Tourette Syndrome, Diabetes, Anxiety & Autism.
@IraSocol – Re-thinking education based on history and observation. Specialist in Universal Design in Education and Assistive Technology. Novelist and short-story writer.
@ChrisVacek – Innovation - Technology – Special Education – Functional Independence Outcomes – Autism Parent – Videographer – Divemaster
@OTRLovesKids – OTR, author, educator, columnist, clinician, activist for challenged children. Creator of WIN™ handwriting program.
@DevotedtoEDU – Asperger’s and learning disability advocate, Examiner, and Mom of two amazing kids. Blessed w/an amazing husband. Values faith, friends, and family.
@BrianRKing – Parenting is Leadership. Work at becoming the leader your children need you to be. Ask more of yourself by getting the help you need to become what they need.
@MemSpan – High Performance cognitive skills training.
@Cybraryman1 – Educator & Writer trying to catalog the internet for students, educators and parents.
@LeslieLipson – freedom fighter, jewish mama, attorney, inclusionista, director Parent Leadership Support Project, slightly radical & consistently irreverent.
@JuliaRoberts1 – How The Other Julia Roberts Parents Special Needs Kids with PKD & Their Kidney Transplants. Site co-founder of
@MrMatthewRay – Elementary teacher of special education. Believer in the abilities and value of all children. Education blogger.
@LaGloria – Community organizer for a national civil rights org, founder of Latina Mami; host of Special Ed For Busy Parents Radio Show; author of Special Ed Case Management.
@Anne_Barbano – Creator and Host of the autism/disabilities/diagnoses radio program The Next Frontier broadcast from Vermont Thur. 6:00PM EST national and international guests
@KatrinaMoody – I’m a wife, special needs mom to 3 guys w/ARS, autism, epilepsy & awesomeness. Also an advocate, writer, & raise awareness @ Kat’s Cafe
@LauraPope – Social media consultant, community manager, mom, attorney, child & disability rights advocate, Hispanic & so much more…
@TheHelpGroup – Nonprofit serving children with special needs related to autism spectrum disorders, learning disabilities, ADHD, developmental delays, abuse & emotional problems.
@W3ightless – Educator • Reflect, Build, Discover • access is e1ementa1 (tweets do not reflect position of my employer)
@NICHCY – National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NDC/NICHCY); family and educator-friendly info about disabilities and special education.
@theARCUS – We are driven by opportunity. The Arc has been advocating and serving people with developmental disabilities since 1953.
@LizDitz – Dyslexia consultant, autism advocate, and blogger.
@Damian613 – Dad, husband, NCSP psychologist, Ed.D. student, adjunct prof, runner, geek, blogger, citizen. Tweets do not reflect the opinions of my employer or colleagues.
@TPerran – I am an educator for students with special needs in Virginia. I am interested in tools and resources that help increase student curiosity and engagement.
@DevenkBlack – Middle school teacher-librarian/media specialist in NYC. If you expect simple answers to complicated questions you are in the wrong place.
@LDonline – LD OnLine.org is the world’s leading website on learning disabilities and ADHD, serving more than 200,000 parents, teachers, and other professionals each month.
@Snappin_Min – Leading parents of children with a special need to THE place of hope!
@DrKariMiller – Director of Miller Educational Excellence, helping students with special needs and learning disabilities achieve academic success.LA Special Ed Examiner
@BonnieZYates – Attorney Bonnie Z Yates focused her practice on special education when her son was diagnosed with autism in 1992.
@DrLynneKenney – Dr. Lynne Kenney, Mom, author, pediatric psychologist, and media producer who values music, education, sports and family. Author of The Family Coach Method.
@LornadEnt – Wife, mother of 3, grandmother of 5 retired elementary teacher now business partner w daughter.
@PrideLearning – We teach reading….. one child at a time. Specializing in dyslexia, ADHD, auditory and visual processing, learning disabilities.
@HappyTeacherLA – Advocate for integrating Web 2.0, neurodiversity, & the arts into all parts of education. School Teacher, Inclusionist, Ally, Vegan, Feminist, Wife, &
@MichaeljCarrasc – Disability Advocate * Disney Enthusiast * Lover of Dole Whips & Mickey Bars
@PeterFlomLD – I am a learning disabled adult with a PhD. I’d like to share my experiences
@ECTutoring – In-home tutoring, test prep, and educational coaching throughout the Metro DC area.
@Used2BPrincipal – Married mom of 2 outstanding teachers. Retired NYC principal of school for students with disabilities. Bargain aficionado, shopping savant.
@AutismSpeaksLA – Stay up to date with the happenings and goings on of our great organization and chapter. Both local, regional and national news and events.
@AutismFather – I write about #Autism, forever pushing for Understanding and Acceptance.
@ThinkingAutism – Autism: What you need to know – From autistics, professionals, and parents. New essays every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday