The National Attention Deficit Disorder Association is an organization that focuses on ways to help individuals with AD/HD to lead a happier, more successful life through education, research, and public advocacy. Check out their new bookstores and yellow pages.
|Autism Research Institute|
Autistic Children?s Activity Program (ACAP) is an organization that focuses on the direct services needed for children with autism.
Treatment and Education of Autistic and related Communication Handicapped Children (TEACCH) is a North Carolina training and research program. Information on communication and education approaches is available.
|Exceptional Parent (EP)|
The magazine has joined the Technology Revolution and designed their own special needs web site as part of a general all-pediatrics sites, PediaNet. Watch for monthly updates.
Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network is a national organization fighting to end anti-gay bias in K-12. This site offers information and resources for educators.
GriefNet is an Internet community of persons dealing with grief, death and major loss. Using an integrated approach to on-line grief support, they provide help to people working through all kinds of loss and grief issues. Their companion site, KIDSAID, provides a safe environment for kids and their parents to find information and ask questions.
Families and Advocates Partnership for Education Communication exchange and resources to promote implementation of the IDEA amendments of 1997.
|Kid Source Online|
This Web site offers general information about Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorder. In addition, it provides links to suggested materials, articles and upcoming activities for individuals diagnosed with Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorder.
Schwablearning.org is an organization whose mission is to help kids with learning differences be successful in learning and life. This site offers publications and information for parents of children with learning disabilities.
|National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities|
National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY) has compiled articles on parenting, guides to children's literature and disability books, general information on disabilities, and on-line help to conduct a literature review.
|National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)|
Provides the publication of their booklet, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, online.
|OASIS @ MAAP|
Online Asperger Syndrome information and support.
|One Add Place|
A virtual neighborhood consolidating in ONE PLACE information and resources relating to Attention Deficit Disorder (A.D.D.), AD/HD and Learning Disorders (LD).
|Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center (PEATC)|
Information and guidance for parents of children with learning differences. Also on-line parent journal, special projects and media articles included.
The Safe Schools Coalition of Washington is a public-private partnership of organizations and individuals working to help Washington State schools become safe places where every family can belong, where every educator can teach, and where every child can learn, regardless of gender identity or sexual orientation. Their Web site offers resources and information for parents, students and educators.
Educational activities for young children with autism and/or severe cognitive delays. Learn all about Shoebox Tasks and other materials to meet your student's distinct needs.
|Support Kids - Parenting Resource for Helping Children Group|
This Web site provides information and strategies on how to deal with grieving children or adolescent.
|TEACCH Autism Program|
Treatment and Education of Autistic and related Communication handicapped children (TEACCH) is a Division of the Department of Psychiatry of the School of Medicine at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. TEACCH Web site presents theory, practice and research on Autism.
|The Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC)|
The Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) is working to solve the challenge of helping schools and military installations deliver accurate, timely information to meet transitioning parent and student needs, and in the development and education of children from military families.
Parents, advocates, educators, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, up-to-date information about effective advocacy for children with disabilities.
|Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program|
The Yellow Ribbon Program was founded in 1994 by the parents of a bright, loving teen. Mike Emme took his life when he did not know how to say that he was in trouble and needed help. The Yellow Ribbon Program provides information to youths and adults on suicide awareness and prevention.