Disability-Related ResourcesTop Rated A good resource of updated online links to start your search for disability resources. Includes the following categories: Information About Specific Mental Retardation Conditions,
Support for Community Living,
Employment/Transition to Work,
General Information for Families,
Health Promotion and Disability Prevention,
Organizational and Grant Resources,
National Disability Organizations, and
Disability-Related Products & Services. Published and maintained by the Arc, a national association for people with developmental disabilities and mental retardation. http://www.thearc.org/Page.aspx?&pid=215&srcid=183 -
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Apraxia KIDS Apraxia-KIDS is the leading source of information regarding Childhood Apraxia of Speech. The website is a program of The Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association and produced by the Hendrix Foundation. Information for professionals and families is available. http://www.apraxia-kids.org/ -
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Autism Speaks Autism Speaks is dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for autism; to raising public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families, and society.
The video library mini clips documents symptoms and behaviors associated with pervasive developmental disorders. http://www.autismspeaks.org/ -
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Communicate Communicate is a resource for speech professionals working with individuals with development delays and disabilities. This mailing list consists of speech professionals (SLPs, SLTs, CDAs, and SLAs) from around the world discussing therapy and intervention issues for children and adults with developmental disabilities. Topics have included: the picture exchange communication system, FastForward, Makaton, oral-motor concerns, and adapted books, among others. https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/SLPscommunicate/info -
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DrGreene.comTop Rated Alan Greene, M.D., provides thorough answers to pediatric and childhood questions. Topics include bed-wetting, ear infections, eating/nutrition, potty training, and sleeping. This is a great site for parents learning about their child, newborn, or infant, from a recognized expert in childhood and pediatric health care. http://www.drgreene.com -
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National Association for the Dually Diagnosed (NADD) An assocation for persons with developmental disabilities and mental health needs. NADD is recognized as the world’s leading organization in providing educational services, training materials and conferences. NADD has been influential in the development of appropriate community based policies, programs and opportunities in addressing the mental health needs of persons with ID/D. http://www.thenadd.org/ -
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Spina Bifida FAQ The SBA National Resource Center has gathered the most frequently asked questions about Spina Bifida to allow easy access to important information.
If the answer to your question is not here, please contact the National Resource Center. The National Resource Center on Spina Bifida is the only clearinghouse of information exclusively dedicated to Spina Bifida - from finding the closest SBA Chapter for support to locating a Spina Bifida Clinic in your area. It draws from a breadth of resources and publications to help find the information you are searching for. http://www.spinabifidaassociation.org/site/c.liKWL7PLLrF/b.2642327/k.5899/FAQ_About_Spina_Bifida.htm -
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The Arc - Mental Retardation The Arc of the United States works through education, research and advocacy to improve the quality of life for children and adults with mental retardation and related developmental disabilities and their families and works to prevent both the causes and the effects of mental retardation. It is the country's largest voluntary organization committed to the welfare of all children and adults with mental retardation and their families. The site offers a wealth of resources about the organization, including local chapters and how to get involved. http://www.thearc.org/Page.aspx?&pid=183&srcid=-2 -
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YEAH YEAH Out Loud Empowering kids to discover their inner â€ścheerâ€ť leader...YEAH YEAH Out Loud, a childrenâ€™s self esteem tool for use in early learning environments (3-8 year olds) is â€ślaunchingâ€ť itsâ€™ home grown (Vancouver, WA) efforts.
The core of this compared to others is two fold:
1) YYOL sends the message early as a foundational building block that when the going gets tough, you are your own best â€ścheerâ€ť leader; vs. a fix it later remedy.
2) The YEAH YEAH Out Loud theme helps the child realize the â€ścheerâ€ť leader lies within. http://www.yeahyeahoutloud.com -
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