The day Dr. "Doom and Gloom" gave me "THE DIAGNOSIS", the internet did not exist. She walked me to the "lending library" and offered to allow me to "check out" materials. Today, the internet connects parents and provides information at the touch of a keyboard. This list may help get you started. 

 

Resources

Parent Resources
Parent Resources
Special Education

Support Groups/Informational Websites

Aspergers - Tony Atwood's site

Aspergers: Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support (OASIS)

Attention Deficit: Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)

Auditory Processing: Central Auditory Processing Support

Autism: Age of Autism

Autism: Autism One

Autism: Autism Society of Greater Phoenix

Autism: Autism Society of San Diego

Autism: Autism Speaks

Autism: Center for Autism Research and Education - CARE (Phoenix)

Autism: East Valley Autism Network (EVAN)

Support group for Mesa, Tempe, Chandler, Guadalupe families of children with Autism

Autism: Familes for Early Autism Treatment (FEAT)

Autism: Grandparents Autism Network

Autism: National Autism Association

Autism: Organization for Autism Research

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Autism: Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center (SARRC)

Autism: Talk About Curing Autism (TACA)

Behavior: Association of Professional Behavior Analysts

Behavior: Relationship Development Intervention (RDI Connect)

Bipolar Disorder Resource Center

Bullying: No Name Calling week

Bullying: Pacer Kids Against Bullying

Bullying: Voices Against Cruelty Hatred and Intolerance

Helps high school students form clubs/groups to promote tolerance and diversity

College: College Autism Spectrum

Disability Support: Office of Disability Employment Policy

Disability Support: Children's Disability Information

Disability Support: Council for Exceptional Children

Disability Support: Disability Rights California

Disability Support: Raising Special Kids (Phoenix)

Disability Support: The Disability Scoop

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Down Syndrome: National Down Syndrome Society

Down Syndrome: San Diego Down Syndrome Society

Down Syndrome: Sharing Down Syndrome Arizona

Dyslexia: International Dyslexia Association

Epilepsy: Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego

Fragile X: National Fragile X Foundation

Gifted: National Association of Gifted Children

Hearing Impairments: Hands and Voices

Supports families and their children who are deaf or hard of hearing

Inclusion: Kids Included Together

Provides training and support for inclusive settings (government, education, camps, business)

Inclusion: Paula Kluth - Forward Inclusive Classrooms and Communities

Intellectual Disabilities: American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Intellectual Disabilities: Special Olympics R-Word Campaign

Intellectual Disabilities: The Arc

Intellectual Disabilities: Think College

College Options for Students with Intellectual Disabilities

Learning Disabilities: Learning Disabilities Association of America

Learning Disabilities: Learning Disabilities Association of California

Learning Disabilities: Learning Disabilities Online

Legal: Council of Parent Attorney Advocates (COPAA)

Legal: Wrightslaw

Psychiatry: American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Reading Disabilities: Learning Ally (formerly Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic)

Religious Support: Council for Jews with Special Needs

Special Education: National Association of Parents with Children in Special Education

Special Education: Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) Ideas that work

Educational Worksheets/Websites/Activities

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