Cerebral Palsy Guide provides free educational material, financial options, and emotional support for those affected by cerebral palsy.
Disability Rights Texas is the federally designated legal protection and advocacy agency (P&A) for people with disabilities in Texas.
The website of Attention Deficit Disorder Resources has over 150 articles written by national ADHD authorities as well as adults with ADHD. Plenty of information for parents too. 100 plus links to ADHD-related websites. Includes the National ADHD Directory with over 1100 ADHD Service Providers listed as well as a National ADHD Events Calendar. Free monthly eNews available.
www.bpdworld.org BPDWORLD is a registered charity operating in the UK, offering information, advice and support to any one affected by mental health issues but focusing on borderline personality disorder. Support features include a wide range of online support, a national telephone helpline, and a walk in centre based in Wakefield, England.
www.ocd-world.org.uk OCD-WORLD provides information; advice and support to any one affected my mental illness but focuses on obsessive compulsive disorder.
www.phobia-world.org.uk Provides information; advice and support to any one affected my mental illness but focuses on anxiety and phobia’s.
www.schizophrenia-world.org.uk Provides information; advice and support to any one affected my mental illness but focuses on schizophrenia.
www.depression-world.org.uk Provides information; advice and support to any one affected my mental illness but focuses on depression.
www.dissociation-world.org.uk Provides information; advice and support to any one affected my mental illness but focuses on dissociation.
www.abuse-survivors.org.uk Provides information; advice and support to any one who is a survivor of abuse.
The Ohio Coordinating Center for Excellence in Dual Diagnosis (MI/MRDD CCOE) is a three year grant funded project. The CCOE Dual Diagnosis design is that of a virtual center organized around a collaborative partnership of expertise.
Tarzana Treatment Centers, Inc. is a full-service behavioral healthcare organization that provides high quality, cost-effective substance abuse and mental health treatment to adults and youths.
Center for Humanistic Change of New Jersey, Inc. (CHC) is a non-profit, human service organization licensed by the State of New Jersey. CHC provides community residential and community employment services for adults with developmental disabilities in NJ.
AAPD(American Association of People with Disabilities)
ANCOR(American Network of Community Options and Resources)
National Guardianship Association – Provides educational, training and networking opportunities for guardians and surrogates.
National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO) – Provides national leadership in the identification of outcomes and indicators to monitor education results for all students, including students with disabilities.
National Association of Protection and Advocacy Systems – An association which represents federally mandated programs that protect the rights of persons with disabilities.
National Alliance of the DisAbled, Inc. – An online informational and advocacy organization dedicated to working towards gaining equal rights for the disabled in all areas of life.
Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities – A coalition of approximately 100 national disability organizations working together to advocate for national public policy that ensures the self-determination, independence, empowerment, integration and inclusion of children and adults with disabilities in all aspects of society.
Prader-Willi Syndrome Association (USA) – A national organization for families, professionals and service providers dedicated to improving the lives of people with Prader-Willi Syndrome.
The National Arts and Disability Center – Their mission is to promote the full inclusion of children and adults with disabilities into the visual and performing arts.
The American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities – Home page for AAIDD, the national organization for professionals and others interested in the field of intellectual disabilities. Along with The Arc, AAIDD is a founding member of the United States International Council on Developmental Disabilities.
The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, a national organization which focuses on legal advocacy for the civil rights and human dignity of people with mental illness.
Epilepsy Foundation of America – National organization that works for people affected by seizures through research, education, advocacy and service.
National Fragile X Foundation – A comprehensive site, developed by the National Fragile X Foundation, dedicated to information and resources pertaining to Fragile X Syndrome.
FRAXA Research Foundation – Home page for a national nonprofit organization that provides a variety of information on Fragile X Syndrome.
National Information Ctr. for Children and Youth with Disabilities NICHCY is the national information and referral center that provides information on disabilities and disability-related issues for families, educators, and other professionals. Our special focus is children and youth (birth to age 22).
National Down Syndrome Congress – Home page for a national advocacy organization on Down Syndrome.
Canadian Abilities Foundation – The Canadian Abilities Foundation’s mission is to provide information, inspiration, and opportunity to Canadians with disabilities, their families, friends and the entire spectrum of professionals working in their service.
Special Interest Research Group on Aging and Intellectual Disabilities – An international organization of researchers, providers, administrators, and others who are interested in the aging of people with intellectual disabilities.
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