Other Helpful Web Sites
LD Online – interactive guide to learning disabilities for parents, teachers, and children.
The National Center for Learning Disabilities provides national leadership in support of children and adults with learning disabilities by providing information, resources, and referral services; developing and supporting innovative educational programs, seminars, and workshops; conducting a public awareness campaign; and advocating for more effective policies and legislation to help individuals with learning disabilities.
Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) – national volunteer organization which provides help to parents, professionals, and individuals with learning disabilities.
Attention Deficit Disorder
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders (CHADD) – parent-based organization formed to better the lives of individuals with attention deficit disorders and their families.
National Attention Deficit Disorder Association – built around the needs of adults with ADD and ADHD.
NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots organization for people with mental illness and their families. Founded in 1979, NAMI has affiliates in every state and in more than 1,100 local communities across the country.
The mission of Autism Speaks is Science, Awareness, Advocacy, and Family Services www.autismspeaks.org
GRASP-- The Global and Regional Asperger Syndrome Partnership GRASP is an educational and advocacy organization serving individuals on the Autism Spectrum. This organization offers support group networks, educational outreach, and it is used as an informational clearinghouse on issues related to the autism spectrum. www.grasp.org
Navigating the Spectrum
Offers Autism support, direction, and education for parents and providers.