|Disability-Specific Informational Websites|
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|Long Island Dylexia Association
The Long Island Branch of the International Dyslexia Association (IDA-LI) is a resource and support system for people with dyslexia, their families, and involved professionals in the New York City and Long Island area.
|Down Syndrome Advocacy Foundation
The Down Syndrome Advocacy Foundation (DSAF) was formed by a group of families that are striving to make a difference in the lives of individuals with Down syndrome. With proper supports, DSAF believes children with Down syndrome can be successfully included in all aspects of community life, education, recreation, housing, and employment.
One of Long Island’s centers of excellence for providing premier treatment, care, education and support to those with epilepsy, and to individuals with intellectual or emotional challenges.
|Tourette Syndrome Association
TSA provides essential TS information to educators and families to optimize teaching and learning, and tries to end stigma and promote acceptance regarding TS in school settings.
|National Association for the Education of African American Children with Learning Differences
To increase awareness about learning differences and promoting parent advocacy.
|LD Online In Depth
Information about various learning disabilities.
|The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD)
The National Center for Learning Disabilities seeks to improve the lives of individuals with learning difficulties and disabilities by empowering parents, enabling young adults, and creating policy and advocacy impact.
Autism Speaks is 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.
|National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
NICHCY is a central source of information on disabilities in infants, toddlers, children and youth.
|The Early Childhood Outcomes Center
The Early Childhood Outcomes Center provides information and resources on child development.
|The Cody Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities
The Cody Center provides resources and community services benefiting those with Autism Spectrum Disorders(ASD)and related developmental disabilities.
|Online Asperger Syndrome Information & Support OASIS @ MAAP
The Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support(OASIS) center has joined with MAAP Services for Autism and Asperger Syndrome to create a single resource for families, individuals, and medical professionals who deal with the challenges of Asperger Syndrome, Autism, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder / Not Otherwise Specified (PDD/NOS).
|The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
ASHA provides resources and information about language and communication disorders.
|Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA)
CASANA’s Mission: To strengthen the support systems in the lives of children with apraxia, so that each child has their best opportunity to develop speech.
LD OnLine seeks to help children and adults reach their full potential by providing up-to-date information and advice about learning disabilities and ADHD.
|National Center for Learning Disabilities
Mission: To ensure success for all
individuals with learning disabilities
in school, at work and in life.
|Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities
Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities offers information and practical advice for parents of children with Learning Disabilities and ADHD.
|International Dyslexia Association
The International Dyslexia Association is dedicated to the study and treatment of the dyslexia as well as related language-based learning differences.