A Federal advisory committee that coordinates all efforts within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) concerning autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Through its inclusion of both Federal and public members, the IACC helps to ensure that a wide range of ideas and perspectives are represented and discussed in a public forum.
The most comprehensive worldwide organization dedicated to Rett syndrome. Provides information, support, research and awareness.
SPD Connection is devoted to helping kids with special needs by providing information and services to Educators, Healthcare Professionals and Parents working with children with disabilities.
A National Education & Disability Resource website with a community based approach. We cover every county, city and town in the U.S. If you are looking for a web site or information on a school, organization, museum, consultant, library, camp, study abroad program or support in your area you can find it here. The site also serves as a great resource for Teachers, Parents, Students, Professionals & District Officials in the K-12 Education system with extensive information on various topics in education and disabilities.
The Autism Research Foundation is a non-profit orgnaization dedicated to researching the neurological underpinnings of autism and other related developmental brain disorders.
For many young children with disabilities, play is often limited. The Let’s Play! Projects look to provide families with ways to play through the use of assistive technology.
Linda’s newly designed website has some terrific offerings. She has a free newsletter called Visual Buzz, which is geared for anyone working with developmental disabilities. One part of the website is dedicated to printable visual strategy information. You can also e-mail your questions to Linda.
UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute offers families new hope in unraveling the mystery that has long surrounded autism and autism spectrum disorders, fragile X syndrome, and other developmental disorders.
NCCAM is dedicated to exploring complementary and alternative healing practices in the context of rigorous science, training complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) researchers, and disseminating authoritative information to the public and professionals
We are dedicated to providing compassionate consultative services to children with developmental disabilities and their families, while adhering to generally accepted standards of medical practice.
NLDA is a non-profit corporation dedicated to research, education, and advocacy for nonverbal learning disorders.
The ServiceSource Network is an affiliation of four not-for-profit organizations with the same mission – to provide individuals with disabilities an exceptional service delivery experience through innovative and valued employment, training, rehabilitation and support services.
Author Carol Kranowitz’s website. Carol specializes in sensory integration dysfunction.
Pam Marshalla has been a practicing speech and language pathologist for thirty years. She has worked with children of all ages and ability levels in schools, hospitals, private practices and university facilities. She has spoken at hundreds of conferences and seminars in the United States and Canada, and for fifteen years was president of her own continuing education company accredited by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
PDA North America was established as a result of the March 2020 Chicago PDA workshop. At this first PDA event in America, there was overwhelming enthusiasm and support for an ongoing effort in the US and Canada by the parents and professionals who attended. Diane Gould hosted the workshop and she is the founder of PDA North America. The workshop presenters from the UK were Laura Kerbey and Harry Thompson who serve as advisors to PDA North America.