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The nation's largest ADHD organization. This site contains great information on ADHD and it is updated frequently. CHADD has three current priority objectives: (1) to serve as a clearinghouse for evidence-based information on ADHD, (2) to serve as a local face-to-face family support group for families and individuals affected by ADHD, and (3) to serve as an advocate for appropriate public policies and public recognition in response to needs faced by families and individuals with ADHD.
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.
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 Society of America
The mission of the Autism Society of America is to promote lifelong access and opportunity for all individuals within the autism spectrum, and their families, to be fully participating, included members of their community. The site includes extensive information on autism, as well as information about the organization and ways to get involved.