Family Guided Approaches to Collatorative Early Intervention Services

Resources for Families

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ABLEDATA »: Provides information on assistive technology and disability related resources.

American Academy of Pediatrics »: Committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health for all children.

Child Welfare League of America »: "The nation's oldest and largest organization devoted entirely to the well being of America's vulnerable children and their families."

Children Now »: "Recognized nationally for its policy expertise and up-to-date information on the status of children."

Children's Action Alliance »: "Research, policy and advocacy organization dedicated to promoting the well-being of all of Arizona's children and families."

Children's Defense Fund »: "Exists to provide a strong and effective voice for all the children of America."

CSPINET »: Center for Science in the Public Interest. Publisher of Nutrition Action Healthletter.

Families USA »: "The Voice for Health Care Consumers." (The site includes the Medicaid Clearinghouse.)

Family Voices »: Is a national grassroots network of families and friends speaking on behalf of children with special health care needs.

Health Oasis »: Mayo Clinic: Reliable Information for a Healthier Life

Including Your Child »: An online book to help parents with special needs children birth to eight years of age

Kids Together »: Information for children and adults with disabilities. Purpose is to promote inclusive communities where all people belong.

MUMS »: A national Parent to Parent organization for parents of children with any disability, disorder, chromosomal abnormality or health condition.

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities »:  Central source of information on: disabilities in infants, toddlers, children, and youth; IDEA, which is the law authorizing special education; No Child Left Behind (as it relates to children with disabilities); and research-based information on effective educational practices

The National Parenting Center (TNPC) »: Provides advice from a variety of experts in the field of child development. Includes chat rooms on specific topics.

Our-Kids »: Devoted to raising Special Kids with Special Needs

PACER Center »: Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights

Parents Guide to the Internet »: Published by the US Department of Education

Zero to Three »: National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families

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