Links to information on Disabilities and Disorders


Helpful Links - Disabilities and Disorders

Topics you will find here:
Asthma / Allergies | Attachment Disorder | Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Birth Defects | Brain Injury | Cancer | Celiac Disease | Cerebral Palsy | Chiari Malformation | Emotional/Behavioral/Mental Health Disorders | Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders | Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) | Genetic Disorders/Rare Diseases | Hearing/Speech/Communication Impairments | Learning Disabilities | Visual Impairments



Asthma / Allergies


American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

www.aaaai.org/conditions-and-treatments/allergies/food-allergies.aspx
Comprehensive guide to conditions and treatments.


Families by Design, Nancy Thomas Parenting
http://www.attachment.org/

Deborah Hage.com
http://www.deborahhage.com



Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)


ADDitude Magazine
http://www.additudemag.com/

ADDvance

http://www.addvance.com/

ADHD & You

http://www.adhdandyou.com/

Children and Adults with ADHD
http://www.chadd.org/

National Resource Center on ADHD
http://www.help4adhd.org/

Center for Parent Information and Resources

http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/adhd/

Learning Disabilities Online

http://www.ldonline.org/


Autism Spectrum Disorders 


Autism Research Institute
http://www.autism.com/

Autism Society of America

http://www.autism-society.org

Autism Speaks

http://www.autismspeaks.org/

Autism Web
http://www.autismweb.com/

CDC - Autism Spectrum Disorders
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/index.html

Center for Parent Information and Resources
http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/autism/


Autism After 16
http://www.autismafter16.com/


Talk About Curing Autism

http://www.tacanow.org/

USD Center for Disabilities - Autism Spectrum Disorders Program

www.usd.edu/medicine/center-for-disabilities/autism-spectrum-disorder/autism-spectrum-disorder-clinic

Sign up for Autism Listserv
http://listserv.usd.edu/scripts/wa.exe?A0=AUTISM-LIST



Birth Defects 


National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/index.html

National Library of Medicine
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/birthdefects.html

CDC - Congenital Heart Defects
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/heartdefects/index.html



Brain Injury


Brain Injury Alliance of South Dakota
http://www.braininjurysd.org

Brain Injury Association of America

http://www.biausa.org/

Center for Parent Information and Resources http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/tbi/

The Sarah Jane Brain Project
http://www.thebrainproject.org/



Cancer 

American Cancer Society
www.cancer.org/treatment/childrenandcancer/index

National Cancer Institute
http://www.cancer.gov/types/childhood-cancers



Celiac Disease

 
Celiac Support Association
http://www.csaceliacs.org/

Celiac Disease Foundation
http://www.celiac.org/

Gluten Intolerance Group of North America
http://www.gluten.net/

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Celiac Disease Awareness Campaign
http://celiac.nih.gov/



Cerebral Palsy


Cerebral Palsy Guide
http://www.cerebralpalsyguide.com

CDC - Cerebral Palsy
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/dd/ddcp.htm

United Cerebral Palsy Association
http://www.ucp.org/




Chiari Malformation

National Institutes of Health Chairi Malformation Information Page
http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/chiari/chiari.htm

American Syringomyelia & Chiari Alliance Project
http://www.asap.org



Emotional/Behavioral/Mental Health Disorders 

Mental Health America
http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
http://www.nami.org/

NAMI - South Dakota
www.namisouthdakota.org

National Child Traumatic Stress Network
http://www.nctsnet.com/

National Institute of Mental Health
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml

Mental Health.gov
http://www.mentalhealth.gov/

South Dakota Suicide Prevention
http://www.sdsuicideprevention.org/



Epilepsy/Seizure Disorder

Epilepsy Foundation
http://www.epilepsyfoundation.org/

Center for Parent Information and Resources
http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/epilepsy/



Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Better Endings
http://www.betterendings.org/

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Community Resource Center
http://www.come-over.to/FASCRC/

National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
http://www.nofas.org/

CDC - Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/fasd/index.html
 
USD Center for Disabilities - FASD Program
http://www.usd.edu/medicine/center-for-disabilities/fetal-alcohol-spectrum-disorders



Genetic Disorders/Rare Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center
http://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/GARD/Default.aspx?PageID=4

Knowledge, Support and Action
http://www.genetic.org/

National Association for Down Syndrome
http://www.nads.org

National Down Syndrome Congress

http://www.ndsccenter.org

National Down Syndrome Society
http://www.ndss.org

National Institutes of Health - Genetics and Birth Defects
http://health.nih.gov/search_results.aspx?terms=Genetics%2fBirth+Defects

National Organization for Rare Disorders

http://www.rarediseases.org

UNIQUE - Rare Chromosome Disorders Support Group
http://www.rarechromo.org/html/home.asp



Hearing/Speech/Communication Impairments

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
http://www.asha.org/

CDC - Developmental Disabilities
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/dd/default.htm

National Consortium on Deaf - Blindness
http://www.nationaldb.org

NICHCY - Deafness and Hearing Loss

http://nichcy.org/disability/specific/hearingloss

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/

USD Center for Disabilities Deaf/Blind Program

http://www.usd.edu/medicine/center-for-disabilities/deaf-blind-program



Learning Disabilities

Learning Disabilities Association of America
http://www.ldanatl.org/

Learning Disabilities Online

http://www.ldonline.org/

Learning Disabilities Pride
http://www.ldpride.net/

NICHCY - Learning Disabilities
http://nichcy.org/disability/specific/ld

Great Schools
http://www.greatschools.net/LD.topic?content=1541

International Dyslexia Association - Upper Midwest Branch
http://www.ida-umb.org



Visual Impairments

American Foundation for the Blind
http://www.afb.org/

Family Connect
http://www.familyconnect.org/parentsitehome.asp

National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments

https://nei.nih.gov/content/national-association-parents-children-visual-impairments

National Consortium on Deaf-Blindness
http://www.nationaldb.org

National Federation for the Blind
https://nfb.org/

NICHCY - Blindness/Visual Impairment

http://nichcy.org/disability/specific/visualimpairment

USD Center for Disabilities Deaf/Blind Program
http://www.usd.edu/medicine/center-for-disabilities/deaf-blind-program



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