|The Arc of the United States
The Arc advocates for the rights and full participation of all children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Promotes global development and dissemination of progressive policies, sound research, effective practices, and universal human rights for people with intellectual disabilities.
Disability.gov is the federal government’s one-stop Web site for information of interest to people with disabilities, their families, employers, service providers and many others.
This link is a useful gateway to online special needs and disability resources conveniently arranged by subject or state.
|The Institute for Community Inclusion
The Institute for Community Inclusion supports the rights of children and adults with disabilities to participate in all aspects of the community.
|Autism Society of America
The official web site of the Autism Society of America.
Dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for autism and to raising public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families, and society.
|National Down Syndrome Society
This is the official web site for the Down’s Syndrome.
|Developmental Disabilities Council
This site will help you connect with your state chapter of the DDC.
General service provider for individuals with disabilities.
|National Endowment for Financial Educations
General source for financial information.
The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities is a Coalition of national consumer, advocacy, provider and professional organizations headquartered in Washington, D.C. Since 1973, the CCD has advocated on behalf of people of all ages with physical and mental disabilities and their families.
|National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
This site serves the nation as a central source of information on disabilities in infants, toddlers, children, and youth, IDEA, which is the law authorizing special education, No Child Left Behind (as it relates to children with disabilities), and research-based information on effective educational practices.
|Yellow pages for kids with Disabilities
Separate listings for each state and territory. Disability information groups. Evaluators. Tutors. Support Groups. Advocacy Groups. State Agencies. This is an excellent special needs resource.
|The HSC Foundation
The HSC Foundation is dedicated to improving access to services for individuals who face social and healthcare barriers due to disability, chronic illness, or other circumstances that present unique needs.
The Treatment and Learning Centers
Special Olympics, DC
Cerebral Palsy Group
Mothers of Super Twins (MOST)
An international network of families of triplets, quadruplets or higher order multiples. This non-profit association provides information, resources and good humor for parents of higher order multiples from pregnancy through school age. Since 1987.
PO Box 306
East Islip, NY 11730
The Triplet Connection
A national organization of parents of triplets or higher order multiples. This site provides articles as well as information about local chapters.
PO Box 429
Spring City, UT 84662
fax (435) 462-7466
Center for Loss in Multiple Birth Inc.
Founded in 1987, CLIMB, Inc. deals with parents who have experienced the death of a multiple or multiples during pregnancy, birth infancy or childhood. It publishes the quarterly “Our Newsletter” and has an active parent contact network. Various articles and assistance are available to parents of twins clubs, professionals and parent support groups.
PO Box 91377
Anchorage, AK 99509
(907) 222-5321 (one hour earlier than the West Coast)
National Organization of Mothers of Twins Clubs, Inc. (NOMOTC)
Founded in 1960, the NOMOTC is a national support organization for families with twins, triplets and higher-order multiples. With over 400+ clubs across the US, log onto their website to find a local chapter nearest you. Visit their website at: www.nomotc.org
SHARE: Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Inc.
Provides support toward positive resolution of grief experienced at the time of and/or following the death of a baby. This support encompasses emotional, physical, spiritual and social healing, as well as sustaining the family unit. Provides information, education, and resources for the needs and rights of bereaved parents and siblings. Offers community aid to those involved with the bereaved.
St Joseph Health Center
300 First Capitol Dr
St Charles, MO 63301
Twin Resource Center
The Twin Resource Center is a professional counseling and education service dedicated to improving life quality for twins, higher order multiples and their loved ones. The center was founded and is directed by Jacqueline Parker Hatch, a licensed clinical social worker, twin, daughter of a twin and a survivor of twin loss. For additional information please visit the Twin Resource Center website.
Twinless Twins International
The late Dr. Raymond Brandt, whose identical twin was accidentally killed at age 20, founded and directed Twinless Twin Support Group. The Twinless Twins Support Group, a resource for families who have experienced a death or terminal illness of a twin or other multiple.
PO Box 980481
Ypsilanti, MI 48198
Janice Webster is an identical twin who maintains a blog regarding losing a twin.