US - Links
The Early Childhood Initiative Foundation http://www.teachmorelovemore.org/SpecialNeeds.asp Provides educational materials designed to answer your questions about your child's condition.
United Cerebral Palsy www.ucp.org References and facts on the condition, research and interventions as well as direction to local programs.
Spina Bifida www.spinabifidaassociation.org Information about Spina Bifida and how it affects those who live with it, as well as resources to learn more.
Muscular Dystrophy Association www.mda.org Provides comprehensive health care and support services, advocacy and education on muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases.
Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy www.fsma.org Dedicated to creating a treatment and cure by: funding and advancing a comprehensive research program; supporting SMA families through networking, information and services; improving care for all SMA patients; educating health professionals and the public about SMA; enlisting government support for SMA; embracing all touched by SMA in a caring community.
Easter Seals www.easterseals.com Easter Seals provides exceptional services, education, outreach, and advocacy so that people living with autism and other disabilities can live, learn, work and play in our communities.
March of Dimes www.marchofdimes.com Source of information on the prevention of birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.
Autism Society www.autism-society.org/site/PageServer Provides the latest information regarding treatment, education, research and advocacy for Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Hydrocephalus Association www.hydroassoc.org The Hydrocephalus Association provides support, education and advocacy for people whose lives have been touched by hydrocephalus and the professionals who work with them.
NIH Medline Plus http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/medlineplus.html A comprehensive source of links, this is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities www.nichcy.orgThe national information and referral center that provides information on; disabilities in children and youth; programs and services for infants, children, and youth with disabilities; IDEA, the nation's special education law; No Child Left Behind, the nation's general education law; and research-based information on effective practices for children with disabilities.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke http://www.ninds.nih.gov/index.htm A division of the National Institutes of Health. Collects and disseminates research information related to neurological disorders.
National Organization of Rare Disorders http://www.rarediseases.org NORD provides information on the prevention, treatment and cure of rare diseases.
CPParent www.cpparent.org The CPParent.org web site supports the CPParent email list. CPParent is a group of parents, caregivers and others who work with children with cerebral palsy.
The Family Village http://www.familyvillage.wisc.edu/index.html Informational resources on specific diagnoses, communication connections, adaptive products and technology, adaptive recreational activities, education, worship, health issues, disability-related media and literature, and more.
Exceptional Parent Magazine http://www.eparent.com/ Exceptional Parent Magazine provides information and resources to families. On this website you can submit and respond to parents' questions about your child's disability; view free real- time seminars while asking physicians and other specialists questions; and find products and services.