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National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
http://nichcy.org/
Early Intervention NICHCY serves the nation as a central source of information on disabilities in infants, toddlers, children, and youth. Here, you’ll also find easy-to-read information on IDEA, the law authorizing early intervention services and special education. Our State Resource Sheetswill help you connect with the disability agencies and organizations in your state.Read and freely share our many articles and publications, sign up for our newsletter, and write or call us for more personalized assistance
National Down Syndrome Society
http://www.ndss.org/
Disability Organization Welcome to the National Down Syndrome Society Web site - a comprehensive, on-line information source about Down syndrome.
National Education & Disability Resource
http://www.k12academics.com/index.php
Other A web site with a community based approach. They cover every county, city and town in the U.S.
National Fire Protection Association
http://www.nfpa.org/categoryList.asp?categoryID=824&cookie_test=1
Disaster and Emergency Preparedness Emergency evacuation planning guide for people with developmental disabilities.
National Institute of Mental Health
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/
Government Agency, Mental Health Information on mental health issues, services and advocacy
National Mental Health Consumers' Self-Help Clearinghouse
www.mhselfhelp.org
Mental Health The Key newsletter, self-help publications, information on grants, scholarships, jobs
National Parent Network on Disabilities
http://bryanking.net/national-parent-network-on-disabilities-npnd/
Legislation and Public Policy, Community Services and Supports NPND was established to provide a presence and national voice for parents of children, young, and adults with special needs. NPND shares information and resources in order to promote and support the power of parents to influence and affect policy issues concerning the needs of people with disabilities and their families. Provides legislative alerts, newsletter, surveys, and national advocacy voice. Serves as referral agency for Parent Training and Information Centers funded by the U.S. Department of Education (described below).
National Resource Center for Special Needs Adoption
http://spaulding.org/nrca/
Other The National Resource Center for Adoption (NRCA) assists States, Tribes and other federally funded child welfare agencies in building their capacity to ensure permanency for abused and neglected children through adoption and adoption preservation services.The Center specializes in providing technical assistance, with a focus on program planning, policy development and practice through consultation, training, information/research and resource materials aimed at supporting organizations in their efforts for continuous program improvement. Additionally, the Center offers resources to assist with every phase of the Federal Child and Family Services Reviews.
National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center (NSTTAC):
www.nsttac.org/
Transition To assist states to build capacity to support and improve transition planning, services, and outcomes for youth with disabilities.
National Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
http://www.pbis.org/
Behavioral Services, Education and Special Education The Center has been established by the Office of Special Education Programs, US Department of Education to give schools capacity-building information and technical assistance for identifying, adapting, and sustaining effective school-wide disciplinary practices.
National Training Center on Inclusion
www.kitonline.org/ntci/home.html
Education and Special Education NTCI was established to support the overall mission of Kids Included Together through training, technical assistance and resources of the highest quality for staff at all levels of experience and interest.
National Transition Research Institute at Illinois:
www.ed.uiuc.edu/SPED/tri/institute.html
Transition The Transition Research Institute at the University of Illinois (TRI), established in 1985, identifies effective practices, conducts intervention and evaluation research, and provides technical assistance activities that promote the successful transition of youth with disabilities from school to adult life.
NCLD - National Center for Learning Disabilities, Inc.
www.ncld.org
Education and Special Education, Other information and resources on learning disabilities - facts, behavioral warning signs, legal rights, evaluations, publications
NECTAS - Natural Environments
www.nectas.unc.edu
Community Services and Supports NECTAS has resources related to different aspects of serving very young children and their families in the community. Also has discussion opportunities.
New Directions
http://www.newdirectionstravel.org/
Community Services and Supports, Recreation and Leisure New Directions provides local, national, and international travel vacations for teenagers, adults and seniors who have developmental disabilities.
New Directions to Hope
http://www.newdirectionstohope.org/
North State Tehama, Shasta Autism, Community Services and Supports, Behavioral Services New Directions to Hope provides support and treatment for individuals with autism and their families including comprehensive evaluations, behavioral interventions, pivotal response training, parent child interaction therapy and family interventions.
New Horizons for Learning at Johns Hopkins University School of Education
http://www.newhorizons.org/
Education and Special Education Identifies and communicates successful strategies as a leading-edge web resource for educational practice. Site for teachers and parents advocating for an inclusive school environment. Includes information on system change, staff development, teaching and learning in an inclusive environment, collaboration, standards and assessments. Links to related sites.
New Legislative Districts
http://www.sacbee.com/2011/07/29/3804492/see-your-senate-assembly-or-congress.html
Legislation and Public Policy A tool to discovering your new District
NIMH - National Institute of Mental Health
www.nimh.nih.gov
Mental Health publications on mental health issues in English and Spanish for consumers, researchers, and the medical community.
Nolo Press
www.nolo.com
Legal Nolo Press offers user friendly legal information on a variety of topics. Type "disability" into the search entry box to find their resources on disability related issues.