ADDvance – An ADD resource site by Drs. Patricia Quinn and Kathleen Nadeau that was initially focused on the needs of women and girls with ADD (ADHD), and now addresses the needs of all people and families with ADD but continues to be an excellent resource for families of girl with ADD
Drugwatch.com -- A web site featuring extensive information about medications, drug interactions, and drug side effects
Resource Library | Family Services | Autism Speaks–Autism Speaks is the leading autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. The website offers a wealth of information
Autism Resources– An index of online information and resources on autism and Aspergers syndrome including a FAQ memo and a bibliography
Aut2Know– Resources on Autism, Asperger Syndrome & PDD-NOS
Autism Society– The Autism Society is a grassroots autism organization focused on education, research and advocacy. They produce a quarterly journal, host a large annual conference and have a network of local chapters that host meetings and support legislation
TheAutspot - | Autism Support | Autism Society | Autism Resources – An online resource for those whose lives are touched by autism spectrum disorders
Café Mom– ONLINE GROUPS FOR PARENTS OF AUTISTIC CHILDREN
Asperger Strength Audio Program–An audio program for parents, educators, counselors, and physicians of kids with AS with strategies for home and school, behavior management, depression and anxiety as they co-occur with AS, and issues around caregiver burnout
National Association for Down Syndrome– A Chicago based nonprofit serving the Down Syndrome Community. They host a conference and their website includes a number of resources including an online discussion forum.
National Down Syndrome Congress- the country’s oldest national organization for people with Down syndrome, their families, and the professionals who work with them. We provide information, advocacy and support concerning all aspects of life for individuals with Down syndrome
National Down Syndrome Society- A national advocacy organization for Down Syndrome. The NDSS has more than 350 local affiliates that provide community and support to families in their local communities
A List of Resources for Down Syndrome- A list of resources for parents of children with Down syndrome including national support groups, local support groups, books and helpful websites.
Downsyndrome.com– Includes discussion forums and blogs for individuals and families livingnwith Down Syndrome
independent schools – Contains a list of schools specializing in teaching students with dyslexia
The Slingerland Institute – A Foundation providing teacher training using the Slingerland® ultisensory Approach for teaching language arts to dyslexic students in the classroom
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association -- The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association is the professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 150,000 member and affiliate speech, language, and hearing professionals in the United States and internationally. Their site includes a directory to help you find a therapist
International Dyslexia Association (IDA)-- IDA is dedicated to the study and treatment of dyslexia and offers quality resources and information for teachers, tutors, parents and students
International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council --
Bright Solutions for Dyslexia -- sharing current research about dyslexia
AKA Dyslexia -- a resource for books, articles and screening materials.
Go Phonics -- provides a rich set of tools that supports the multisensory phonics approach.
Lexia Institute-- develops computer technology for people with learning disabilities and their teachers.
Learning Disabilities Association of America -- provides support to people with learning disabilities
LD Online -- an interactive guide to learning disabilities for parents, teachers and children.
National Center for Learning Disabilities -- an easy-to-use resource for people seeking authoritative information on learning disabilities
Schwab Foundation provides information, support and hope for parents and educators helping kids with learning differences
American Association of People with Disabilities – An education and advocacy organization for people with disabilities.
School Psychology Resources for Psychologists, Parents and Educators– presents online information about learning disabilities, special education, psychological assessments, parenting, mental health and more
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association -- The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association is the professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 150,000 member and affiliate speech, language, and hearing professionals in the United States and internationally. Their site includes resources for professionals and the families that they support including a directory to help you find a therapist
ABA Center on Children and the Law– American Bar Association resource page for education law
Education Administration Online– assists in researching issues in education law and keeping up to date on the latest laws and news
Family Education Network– provides a great expanse of information to parents generally; includes a number of articles written by special education attorneys and advocates for parents of children with disabilities re: the special education system
Special Education Advocate– provides legal information useful to those advocating for students with disabilities.
Special Education Law– provides informational resource for parents and school personnel advocating for children with learning disabilities.
Education Attorneys and Advocates
AVVO– A directory with ratings of local education lawyers. You can also ask a question online to their member attorneys.
Wrights Law Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities– a state-by-state listing of educational consultants, psychologists, diagnosticians, health care specialists, academic tutors, speech/language therapists, advocates, and attorneys, government programs, grassroots organizations, special education schools, and parent support groups.
Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates – a resource for information on securing high quality educational services for children with disabilities.