Childhood Disability Resources - Resources for children and parents alike.
Healthcare Resources - Health centers, prescription medicine coverage, government programs, support groups, etc.
Financial Aid - Government programs, special children's non-profit organizations and foundations.
Government Resources - SSI, SSDI, federal and state resources.
Support Sites - Places to chat, find support, more information and other important subjects of interest.
Welcome to ChildrensDisability.org
This resource site will be of benefit to parents, guardians, teachers and students alike. From early intervention through adolescence, children with special needs depend upon all of us for guidance, support and caring. Children who receive these basic necessities of life will be healthier and happier.
Childrensdisability.org list of resources, support groups, advocacy groups and organizations will lend a helping hand toward benefiting the special needs child in your life.
If your organization would like to be included please visit the site's contact page for more information.
New Listings on ChildrensDisability.org
Office of Child Care (OCC) - The Office of Child Care (OCC) supports low-income working families by providing access to affordable, high-quality early care and afterschool
programs. OCC administers the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) and works with state, territory and tribal governments to provide support for children and their families juggling work schedules and struggling to
find child care programs that will fit their needs and that will prepare children to succeed in school.
The Family Center on Technology and Disability - Knowing where to begin and how to proceed can be daunting though.
We're here to help. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs, the Family Center on Technology and Disability provides a wide range of
resources on assistive technology, from introductory fact sheets and training materials to in-depth discussion of best practices and emerging research. Try setting aside 30 minutes
a day to review an FCTD resource.
Parent Centers - Parent Centers provide training, information
and assistance to families of children with all disabilities ages birth to 26 years and the professionals who work with them.
Power Reader - A dyslexic text reader/learning tool, a graphical, interactive text reader integrated with computer text-to-speech whose level of focus, complexity, and detail is adjustable according to the user's needs.
AbilityPath.org - AbilityPath.org is an online hub and special needs community
for parents and professionals to learn, connect and live a more balanced life - through all phases of a child's growth and development.
The website combines social networking features with expert content from AbilityPath.org team of educators, parents, therapists and medical professionals.
The Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center - To improve state early intervention and early childhood special education service systems, increase the implementation of effective practices, and enhance the outcomes of these programs for young children and their families.
Family Education Network - The best of the Internet's content, resources, and shopping for parents, teachers, and kids. Launched in September, 2000, the company's mission is to be an online consumer network of the world's best learning and information resources, personalized to help parents, teachers, and students of all ages take control of their learning and make it part of their everyday lives.
Exceptional Children's Foundation - Exceptional Children's Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to serving children and adults with developmental and other disabilities to enable them to reach their greatest potential. ECF was founded in 1946 by a concerned group of parents determined to meet the needs of their developmentally disabled children.
HealthWell Pediatric Assistance Fund - HealthWell Pediatric Assistance Fund® to assist children 18 years old or younger living with a chronic or life-altering condition that their families are struggling to treat due to cost. Through this fund, we provide financial assistance to families so their children can start or continue critical medical treatments, regardless of disease type or condition.
The Chanda Plan Foundation - Provides financial assistance to access integrative therapies for persons with physical disabilities that are otherwise unable to access due to limited financial resources.
Pass It On Center - The Pass It On Center is creating national and state resources to foster the appropriate reuse of AT so that people with disabilities can get the affordable AT they need in order to live, learn, work and play more independently.
First Hand Foundation - First Hand strives to change children's lives around the world, one child at a time. We do this by providing funding for clinical necessities (such as medication, therapy and surgery), medical equipment and travel related to a child's care.
Scholarships for childhood cancer survivors - College scholarships for childhood cancer survivors.
Arcademic Skill Builders - FREE Online educational video games that offer a powerful approach to learning basic math, language arts, vocabulary, and thinking skills.