Florida Injured Baby - Providing guidance for you and your injured child.
Variety - The Children's Charity - The U.S
chapters of Variety - The Children's Charity are a multi-million dollar
philanthropic organization with locations throughout the United States.
Starting with a baby left on the doorsteps of a movie theater in 1928, we have
continued to be a group of local business men and women, many of whom hail from
the theater and movie business, reaching out to children in need. Today,
through the efforts of our enthusiastic volunteers and generous corporate
contributors, we remain true to our heritage by bringing children real,
Grants for Autistic Children - Foundations and
groups that help children with autism.
Apps for Autism - Autism resource featuring
advocacy, family services, research news and many others. This link will take
you to the apps for autism page. Apps for communication, behavioral, learning
activities and many more...
Great Schools - Resource for school age youth.
Locate a great school, discover new skills for helping your child at home and
ACOR.org - ACOR is a unique collection of online
cancer communities designed to provide timely and accurate information in a
supportive environment. It is a free lifeline for everyone affected by cancer
& related disorders.
Ronald McDonald House Charities - The mission of
RMHC is to create, find, and support programs that directly improve the health
and well being of children.
Stephen T. Marchello Scholarship Foundation -
Cancer survivor scholarship funds with no restrictions as to residency of
Pathways Awareness - Since 1985, Pathways.org
has used outcome-based research and multimedia as tools to promote each child's
Autism Society - The Autism Society, the
nation's leading grassroots autism organization, exists to improve the lives of
all affected by autism. We do this by increasing public awareness about the
day-to-day issues faced by people on the spectrum, advocating for appropriate
services for individuals across the lifespan, and providing the latest
information regarding treatment, education, research and advocacy.
Devereux - A leading nonprofit behavioral health
organization that supports many of the most underserved and vulnerable members
of our communities.
Exceptional Parent Magazine - To Develop,
Translate, and Share Information as Tools for Positive Change for the Special
New Horizons for Learning - New Horizons for
Learning identifies and communicates successful strategies as a leading-edge
web resource for educational practice.
The Arc - We are the largest national
community-based organization advocating for and serving people with
intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. We encompass
all ages and all spectrums from autism, Down syndrome, Fragile X and various
other developmental disabilities.
Family Caregiver Alliance - FCA is a public
voice for caregivers.
Miracle-Earï¿½ Children's Foundation - The
Miracle-Earï¿½ Children's Foundation serves and supports children who have a
hearing loss. Our purpose is to provide no-cost hearing aids and hearing
support services to children whose families have incomes that are significantly
limited and who are unable to afford the high costs of quality hearing
The Bully Project - Resources for a Bully Free
March of Dimes - We help moms have full-term
pregnancies and research the problems that threaten the health of babies.
Parent Information Center - The Mission of the
Parent Information Center is to guide and encourage families in supporting the
unique learning potential of their children, including children with
disabilities. The Parent Information Center is committed to the belief
OATSoft - OATSoft is dedicated to improving
Assistive Technology and computer accessibility through the power of Open
Source development techniques. OATSoft makes the best Open Source Assistive
Technology Software (OATS) easy to find. Users and developers meet at OATSoft
to create better software.
CHADD - CHADD (Children and Adults with
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) is the nation's leading non-profit
organization serving individuals with ADHD and their families. CHADD has over
16,000 members in 200 local chapters throughout the U.S. Chapters offer support
for individuals, parents, teachers, professionals, and others.
American Foundation for Disabled Children, Inc.
- The American Foundation for Disabled Children, Inc. works to encourage and
maximize the development, productivity, dignity and social interaction of
challenged and disadvantaged children within society at large.
Councelling Resources - People visit our site
for all kinds of reasons: you can learn all about counselling and
psychotherapy, look up books and articles, dentify particular types of
psychological distress, or find information about drugs commonly used in mental
Parent Center Network - 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
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.
Disability Resource Page
On this resource page you'll find information including support groups, links to other disability resource sites, charitable organizations, and other groups willing to help in someway or in all ways. There's a ton of information on the internet, I'll be updating this page regularly.
If your organization would like to be included please visit the site submission page for more information.
ORAL-MOTOR SPEECH DISORDERS - Childhood Apraxia
of Speech is a deficit in the ability to plan the motor movements for speech
and is considered an oral motor planning disorder. Children with CAS have
difficulties transmitting the speech message from their brain to their
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
National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association
- NMEDA is a non-profit trade association of mobility equipment dealers,
manufacturers, driver rehabilitation specialists and other professionals
dedicated to expanding opportunities for people with disabilities to drive or
be transported in vehicles modified with mobility equipment. All members work
together to improve transportation options of people with disabilities.
Starlight Children's Foundation - Starlight
brings together experts from pediatric health care, technology and
entertainment to create programs that educate, entertain and inspire seriously
ill children. Whether it's finding friends online, learning more about a
disease, or just spending time together as a family, Starlight's programs help
children and families cope with the challenges they face daily.
Partnership for Prescription Assistance - The
Partnership for Prescription Assistance helps qualifying patients without
prescription drug coverage get the medicines they need through the program that
is right for them. Many will get their medications free or nearly free.
Patient Advocate Foundation - The Patient
Advocate Foundation is a national non-profit organization that serves as an
active liaison between the patient and their insurer, employer and/or creditors
to resolve insurance, job retention and/or debt crisis matters relative to
their diagnosis through case managers, doctors and attorneys.
Believe in Tomorrow National Children's
Foundation - Believe In Tomorrow provides exceptional hospital and
retreat housing services to critically ill children and their families. Keeping
families together during a child's medical crisis, and the gentle cadence of
normal family life has a powerful influence on the healing process.
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Ronald McDonald House Charities - This link will
take you to their Frequently Asked Questions page. From there search for a
local chapter. A local chapter wiil be able to give you more information
concerning housing, meals, etc. This is a real blessing for ill children and
The Council for Exceptional Children - The
Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international
professional organization dedicated to improving the educational success of
individuals with disabilities and/or gifts and talents.
The Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates -
The Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates, Inc. (COPAA) is an independent,
nonprofit, 501(c)(3) tax-exempt membership organization of attorneys,
advocates, parents and other professionals. COPAA members work to protect
special education rights and secure excellence in education on behalf of the
7.1 million children with disabilities in America.
Center for Inclusive Child Care - The mission of
the Center for Inclusive Child Care is to be a centralized, comprehensive
resource network supporting inclusive care for children in community
We Connect Now - We Connect Now is dedicated to
uniting people interested in rights and issues affecting people with
disabilities, with particular emphasis on college students and access to higher
education and employment issues.
Described and Captioned Media Program - Explore
our Web site to learn how we are living our mission to promote and provide
equal access to communication and learning for students who are blind, visually
impaired, deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind.
Easter Seals - Children's Services - How parents
define child care varies according to individual family need, but the need for
affordable, quality child care is great and growing! Studies by the American
Academy of Pediatrics have confirmed that a child's brain structure is
influenced significantly by their environment and experiences during the first
few years of life.
Chai Lifeline - Since 1987, Chai Lifeline's
mission has been to restore the light of childhood to children whose innocence
ended when life-threatening or lifelong illness was diagnosed. Through programs
that address the emotional, social, and financial needs of seriously ill
children, their families, and communities, Chai Lifeline restores normalcy to
family life, and better enables families to withstand the crises and challenges
of serious pediatric illness.
Families USA Program Locator - There are three
types of health insurance: Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance. If you
have questions about health insurance and/or if you are having trouble getting
health insurance benefits that you need, a health insurance assistance program
may be able to help you. Programs may also be able to refer you to low-cost or
free health care, including prescription drug assistance.
Apple's Commitment to Accessibility -
For more than 20 years, Apple has provided new and innovative solutions for
people with disabilities, allowing them to access - and enjoy using - the Mac,
iPod, iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV.
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.
American Childhood Cancer Organization - ACCO is
one of the largest grassroots, national organizations dedicated to improving
the lives of children and adolescents with cancer and their families.
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) -
The IEP is an extremely important document in the educational lives of students with disabilities receiving special education under IDEA.