Links to Online Resources
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1 Supported Parenting
Website on parents with learning difficulties. Designed as a means of making information available that might be of use to practitioners and advocates working on behalf of parents.
2 British Institute of Learning Disabilities
British organization seeking improve the quality of life of all people with developmental disabilities. Provides information, publications and training and consultancy services for organisations and individuals.
3 Center for the Study of Autism
Provides information about autism to parents and professionals, and conducts research on the efficacy of various therapeutic interventions.
4 American Association on Mental Retardation (AAMR)
Promotes progressive policies, sound research, effective practices, and universal human rights for people with intellectual disabilities.
5 Department of Health and Human Services: Administration on Developmental Disabilities
Ensures that individuals with developmental disabilities and their families participate in the design of and have access to culturally competent services, supports, and other assistance and opportunities that promotes independence, productivity, and integration and inclusion into the community.
6 The National Association of Developmental Disabilities Councils
Promotes national policy which enables individuals with developmental disabilities the opportunity to make choices regarding the quality of their lives and be included in the community. NADDC provides support and assistance to member Councils.
7 YAI National Institute for People with Disabilities
Community and family services for children and adults with developmental and learning disabilities and their families including early childhood programs and adult day services. Nationally YAI provides staff and management training, development of systems and policies, training resources, regulatory compliance consultations.
8 Women with Developmental Disabilities
Resource directory designed to increase access of information for persons with developmental disabilities, their families, professionals, and interested parties.
9 University of Wisconsin - Madison, The Waisman Center
Developmental disability resources.
10 The Arc of the United States
The national organization of and for people with mental retardation and related developmental disabilities and their families.
11 The Fathers Network
"Our mission is to celebrate and support fathers and families raising children with special health care needs and developmental disabilities."
12 The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Aging with Developmental Disabilities (RRTCADD)
A national resource for researchers, planners, providers, self-advocates, families and students in the field of aging and developmental disabilities retardation.
13 The Vocational and Rehabilitation Research Institute
Assists people with disabilities to live with dignity and value as contributing members of their community and to make informed and responsible choices in all aspects of their lives.
14 California Department of Developmental Services
The agency through which the State of California provides services and supports to children and adults with developmental disabilities.
15 Indiana Institute on Disability and Community
Serves Indiana residents. Provides leadership that enables communities to include, support, and empower people with disabilities and family members. Promotes innovative practices and policies that facilitate community membership.
16 Wisconsin Council on Developmental Disabilities: SUPPORTED PARENTING SERIES
Published Supported Parenting Series.
17 Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance (previously the National Tuberous Sclerosis Association)
Only national voluntary health organization for the genetic disorder known as tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC).
18 FRAXA Research Foundation (Fragile X Syndrome)
Supports scientific research aimed at finding a treatment and a cure for fragile X syndrome.
19 International Coalition on Abuse and Disability
Provides research, training, and some clinical services to people with developmental disabilities.
20 Red Flag Green Flag Resources
Offers a variety of resource materials on treating and preventing sexual abuse of people with disabilities, including low literacy materials
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