Reviewed Childhood Mental Disorders and Illnesses Associations Links
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National Down Syndrome Society The National Down Syndrome Society envisions a world in which all people with Down syndrome have the opportunity to realize their life aspirations. The website includes a very large collection of articles, resources, and educational materials about Down Syndrome, including overviews, related health issues, educational concerns, and more. The site also includes advocacy materials, the latest news, and community areas for parents and families. A wonderful site that is definitely worth checking out!
National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities The National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD) promotes national policy which enables individuals with developmental disabilities the opportunity to make choices regarding the quality of their lives and be included in the community. NACDD provides support and assistance to member Councils.
Autism Independent UK The Society exists to bring an increased awareness of autism to the notice of all, together with well established and newly developed approaches in the diagnosis, assessment, handling and treatment of persons suffering from autism. The website provides comprehensive information on autism including the culture of autism, treatments, symptoms, and many facts. The site also offers an active forum area.
Autism Speaks Autism Speaks is a 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 site includes a wealth of information on Autism, including articles, fact sheets, video glossary, tool kits, lists of autism apps, and more. Definitely worth checking out.