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Non-Profit and Philanthropy Good Practice
http://www.npgoodpractice.org/category/Governance
Governance Hands-on tips, articles and profiled links pertaining to accepted and innovative nonprofit practice.
NorCal Services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing
http://www.norcalcenter.org/
North State,Sacramento,North Valley Hills Butte, Glenn, Lassen, Plumas, Modoc, Shasta, Sisikyou, Tehama, Trinity, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Sutter Community Services and Supports, Other NorCal Services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing is a non-profit, community-based organization serving deaf and hard of hearing individuals, their families and the general public in 24 northeastern counties of California.
North American Council on Adoptable Children
http://www.nacac.org/
Other Founded in 1974 by adoptive parents, the North American Council on Adoptable Children is committed to meeting the needs of waiting children and the families who adopt them.
Northbay Housing Coalition
www.northbayhousingcoalition.org/
North Bay Napa, Solano, Sonoma Housing Provides support and information so persons with developmental disabilities and their families-support network can learn, share, and create housing plans that meet one's needs and desires
Not Home
http://www.nothomedocumentary.com/
Other A documentary on Kids in Nursing Facilities
Notional Adoption Clearinghouse
http://www.adoption.org/adopt/national-adoption-clearinghouse.php
Other The National Adoption Information Clearinghouse, now called the Child Welfare Information Gateway, was established in 1986 as a way to ensure and promote the well-being of children and their families. The resources available on the website, while advising on child welfare, also provides helpful information for first-time adopters and adoption professionals trying to keep up with the adoption community
Office for Civil Rights
www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/index.html
Legal ADA and Education. The Office for Civil Rights is part of the US Department of Education. It can take action on behalf of individuals who have complaints about discrimination under the federal laws
Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH): Regional Center/DDS Decisions
http://www.dgs.ca.gov/oah/DDSHearings/DDSDecisions.aspx
Legal, Regional Centers OAH Regional Center and DDS Decisions
Office of Clients Rights Advocacy
http://www.disabilityrightsca.org/ocra/
Advocacy, Legal The Office of Clients’ Rights Advocacy (OCRA) is part of Disability Rights California. OCRA has a Clients’ Rights Advocate (CRA) at each regional center. The CRA helps protect regional center consumer’s rights. OCRA is funded by the state Department of Developmental Services.
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services
http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/index.html
Government Agency, Education and Special Education The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) is a program of the United States Department of Education. OSERS' official mission is "to provide leadership to achieve full integration and participation in society of people with disabilities by ensuring equal opportunity and access to, and excellence in, education, employment and community living."
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services
http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/osep/index.html
Education and Special Education Federal resources for postsecondary education.
Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)
http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/osep/index.html?src=mr
Education and Special Education The Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) is dedicated to improving results for infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities ages birth through 21 by providing leadership and financial support to assist states and local districts.
Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives
http://clerk.house.gov/floorsummary/floor.aspx?day=20120201&today=20120202
Legislation and Public Policy Information regarding daily activities of the House
Official California Legislative Information...
http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/
Legislation and Public Policy
Our-Kids
www.our-kids.org/
Support Groups Devoted to raising special kids with special needs. Our-Kids provides support and information for parents and caregivers of children with disabilities; support through its e-mail group of parents; and other information.
PACER
http://www.pacer.org/
Community Services and Supports Founded in 1977, PACER Center was created by parents of children and youth with disabilities to help other parents and families facing similar challenges. Today, PACER Center expands opportunities and enhances the quality of life of children and young adults with disabilities and their families. PACER is staffed primarily by parents of children with disabilities and works in coalition with 18 disability organizations. With assistance to individual families, workshops, materials for parents and professionals, and leadership in securing a free and appropriate public education for all children, PACER's work affects and encourages families in Minnesota and across the nation.
Parent Guide
http://www.parentideaguide.com/
On-Line Training Welcome to the State Council on Developmental Disabilities Area Board X Parent IDEA 2004 Guide. This on-line training will help you learn more about the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA 2004).
Parent Infant Programs
http://www.parentinfantprograms.com/
North State Butte, Shasta, Tehama Community Services and Supports Parent Infant Programs provides in home therapy, extended developmental programs, and community socialization programs in Shasta, Butte, and Tehama counties
Parent Outreach Project
http://www.parentoutreach.org
Support Groups The Parent Outreach project is designed to help parents access local parenting resources through a toll-free 800 number and a website with searchable database of over 10,000 parenting resources.
Parents Guide to Assessments (OSEP)
http://www.osepideasthatwork.org/toolkit/index.asp