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ERIC, Educational Resources Information Center
http://www.ericec.org/
Education and Special Education Education Resources Information Center, is the world's largest digital library of education literature.
ESI - Employment Support Institute
http://www.business.vcu.edu/esi.html
Employment Helps make decisions about employment options and policies affecting people with disabilities. Very user friendly; personal; links to other web sites.
Exceptional Family Resource Center
http://www.efrconline.org/
San Diego Imperial San Diego Community Services and Supports EFRC is a community -based collaborative agency, staffed by parents and professional. It is designed to serve families of individiuals with special needs by providing a broad continuum of information, education, and support. Services and supports are offered in Enlglish and Spanish.
Exceptional Parents Unlimited
http://www.exceptionalparents.org/
Sequoia Fresno Early Intervention EPU provides many workshops to the public free of charge. EPU has emerged as a leader in providing and promoting comprehensive, family-centered early intervention services through five major programs: Family Resource Center, Infant Family Program, Gentle Start, Learning About Parenting, Play & Grow, Assessment Center for Children, and S.0.A.R (Self awareness, Overcoming obstacles, Achieving success, Reaching for the stars).
Families for Early Autism Treatment
http://www.feat.org/
Autism
Families USA
http://www.familiesusa.org/
Health Families USA is a national nonprofit, non-partisan organization dedicated to the achievement of high-quality, affordable health care for all Americans. Working at the national, state, and community levels, we have earned a national reputation as an effective voice for health care consumers for 25 years.
Family Resource Network
http://www.frcn.org/
North Valley Hills Amador, Calavera, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tuolumne Community Services and Supports, Early Intervention WHAT ARE WE? An opportunity for parents to benefit from the support and understanding of other parents who have gone through similar experiences. A parent directed resource center for families of special needs infants and children. A place to call or visit when you need to talk with a parent who will truly listen because they, too, have "been there." A resource library of books, tapes and articles to help families better understand disabilities and the system that provides support. A place to meet trained parents who can sensitively and confidentially answer your questions and help you find the answers you need. An opportunity to participate in the community wide, interagency group coordinating services for infants and toddlers with special needs and their families. A place for training to understand the systems, services and rights of children with special needs and their families.
Family Village - A Global Community
http://www.familyvillage.wisc.edu/index.html
Community Services and Supports, Technology and Accessbility, Recreation and Leisure The Family Village is a web site for children and adults with disabilities, their families, and their friends and allies. Family Village brings together thousands of online resources in a organized, easy-to-use directory. The centerpiece of Family Village is the library, where visitors can find information on over 300 diagnosis. Visitors can also learn about assistive technology, legal rights and legislation, special education, leisure activities and much more.
Far Northern Regional Center
www.farnorthernrc.org
North State Butte, Glenn, Lassen, Plumas, Modoc, Shasta, Sisikyou, Tehama, Trinity Regional Centers The regional center is conceived of as a fixed point of reference for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. The regional center achives its mission primarily through case manangement services, coordinating community resources such as education, health, welfare, rehabilitation and recreation for individuals with developmental disabilities.
Federal Resource Center for Special Education (FRC):
www.rrfcnetwork.org
Education and Special Education These centers offer consultation, information services, technical assistance, training, and product development.
Fiesta Educativa
http://www.fiestaeducativa.org/
Los Angeles Los Angeles Community Services and Supports, Advocacy Fiesta Educativa was founded in California in 1978 to inform and assist Latino families in obtaining services and in caring for their children with special needs. Fiesta Educativa was formed by family members and professionals who recognized the need to provide assistance and advocacy to these Spanish-speaking families. What Services Does Fiesta Educativa Provide? Parent training, Community outreach, Educational and training workshops, Referral service, Research, Development of parent support groups, Advocacy for persons with special needs, Promote public awareness, Speakers bureau Annual bilingual parent/professional conference.
Finance Project
www.financeproject.org/irc/win.asp
Benefits Economic Success Clearinghouse connects you to resources about effective policies, programs and financing strategies that help low-income and working poor families.
Find Your Senator
http://www.senate.gov/general/contact_information/senators_cfm.cfm
Legislation and Public Policy This site will provide vital contact information regarding your Federal Senator
First Signs
www.firstsigns.org/treatment/EI.htm
Early Intervention First Signs, Inc. is a national non-profit organization dedicated to educating parents and professionals about the early warning signs of autism and related disorders
Foundation Center
http://literature.foundationcenter.org/
Governance Resources include nonprofit literature blog.
FREED Center for Independent Living
http://freed.org/
Sacramento Colusa, Nevada, Sierra, Sutter, Yuba Community Services and Supports non-profit agency dedicated to empowering persons with disabilities to live independently in their community. An Independent Living Center (ILC)
Get Safe
http://www.getsafeusa.com/
Community Services and Supports Get Safe is committed to empowering people from all walks of life to be “free from fear” through its fun, innovative and proven training, and personal safety and awareness programs. Get Safe provides unique training programs, consulting services and interactive materials and programs, all designed to help people around the world to be “free from fear.” With more than 25 years of training experience and tens-of-thousands of students trained, Get Safe has taken all the guess work out of providing the timely, unique and caring programs that make a real-world difference in the lives of its clients and students.
Goodwill Community Federation LearnFree
http://www.gcflearnfree.org/
On-Line Training GCFLearnFree.org® creates and provides quality, innovative online learning opportunities to anyone who wants to improve the technology, literacy and math skills needed to be successful in both work and life. By delivering over 750 different lessons to millions of people in over 200 countries and territories ABSOLUTELY FREE, GCFLearnFree.org is a worldwide leader in online education.
Governance Matters
http://www.governancematters.org/index.cfm?organization_id=56§ion_id=749&page_id=3001
Governance Website dedicated to enhancing board development and leadership in New York State. Resource section includes a forum for asking experts governance questions.
Governor's Homepage
http://www.governor.ca.gov/state/govsite/gov_homepage.jsp
Legislation and Public Policy