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Nonverbal Learning Disorders Association
Nonverbal Learning Disorder (NLD) is a neurological disorder which originates in the right hemisphere of the brain. Reception of nonverbal or performance-based information governed by this hemisphere is impaired in varying degrees, causing problems with visual-spatial, intuitive, organizational, evaluative, and holistic processing functions.
http://www.nlda.org/ - 25-Dec-2005 - Hits: 389 - Rate This | Details
Office of Special Education & Rehabilitative Services
The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) is committed to improving results and outcomes for people with disabilities of all ages. In supporting President Bush's No Child Left Behind agenda and the New Freedom Initiative, OSERS provides a wide array of supports to parents and individuals, school districts and states in three main areas: special education, vocational rehabilitation and research.
http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/index.html - 26-Dec-2005 - Hits: 191 - Rate This | Details
Office of Special Education Programs
The Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) is dedicated to improving results for infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities ages birth through 21 by providing leadership and financial support to assist states and local districts. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) authorizes formula grants to states, and discretionary grants to institutions of higher education and other non-profit organizations to support research, demonstrations, technical assistance and dissemination, technology and personnel development and parent-training and information centers.
http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/osep/index.html - 26-Dec-2005 - Hits: 178 - Rate This | Details
Pediatric Development and Behavior
An interactive guide to learning disabilities for parents, teachers and other professionals. A helpful, easy-to-use site that is a good first stop for learning disabilities information and community support online.
http://www2.aap.org/sections/dbpeds/ - 21-Nov-2001 - Hits: 669 - Rate This | Details
Prominent Pathways, LLC
Through telephone coaching, Prominent Pathways, LLC seeks to help those with physical disabilities overcome their unique challenges and achieve their life goals. A free initial session is offered and, assuming a great fit between coach and client, further sessions can then be made.
http://www.prominentpathways.org - 4-Sep-2015 - Hits: 51 - Rate This | Details
Rehabilitation Services Administration
The Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) oversees formula and discretionary grant programs that help individuals with physical or mental disabilities to obtain employment and live more independently through the provision of such supports as counseling, medical and psychological services, job training and other individualized services.
http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/rsa/index.html - 26-Dec-2005 - Hits: 145 - Rate This | Details
Social Security Disability Index Blue Book
This edition of Disability Evaluation Under Social Security, (also known as the Blue Book), has been specially prepared to provide physicians and other health professionals with an understanding of the disability programs administered by the Social Security Administration. It explains how each program works, and the kinds of information a health professional can furnish to help ensure sound and prompt decisions on disability claims.
http://www.ssa.gov/disability/professionals/bluebook/ - 22-Dec-2005 - Hits: 397 - Rate This | Details
SSA Benefits for People with Disabilities
The Social Security and Supplemental Security Income disability programs are the largest of several Federal programs that provide assistance to people with disabilities. While these two programs are different in many ways, both are administered by the Social Security Administration and only individuals who have a disability and meet medical criteria may qualify for benefits under either program.
http://www.ssa.gov/disability/ - 1-Jan-2006 - Hits: 207 - Rate This | Details
The Essential Guide to Traveling with a Medical Condition
This comprehensive resource addresses many common issues those with disabilities encounter while traveling abroad and provides expert advice and tips on how to make trips less stressful.
http://www.insurancewith.com/travelling-with-a-medical-condition/ - 29-Jun-2016 - Hits: 21 - Rate This | Details
The Well Spouse Association is the only national organization focusing exclusively on the needs of spouses caring for a chronically ill and/or disabled husband, wife, or partner. Let others who have "been there and done that" help you face the challenges of long-term caregiving.
http://www.wellspouse.org/ - 28-Nov-2006 - Hits: 496 - Rate This | Details
Women With Disabilities Australia
Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) is run by women with disabilities, for women with disabilities. It is the only organisation of its kind in Australia and one of only a very small number internationally. WWDA’s work is grounded in a human rights based framework which links gender and disability issues to a full range of civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights. This rights based approach recognises that equal treatment, equal opportunity, and non-discrimination provide for inclusive opportunities for women and girls with disabilities in society.
http://wwda.org.au/ - 25-Sep-2006 - Hits: 173 - Rate This | Details