Listed below are additional intellectual disability resources online.
These are listed "as is," without endorsement or sponsorship.
Please send any remarks you have regarding these listings, as well as any additional resources for national disability organizations only.
ACA - American Counseling Association.
ADDA - National Attention Deficit Disorder Association.
ALS Association - is the only national not-for-profit voluntary health organization dedicated solely to the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (often called Lou Gehrig's disease).
AAPD - American Association of People with Disabilities
Autism Society of America - Serving the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy, education, public awareness, and research.
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law - a nonprofit legal advocacy organization.
Birth Defects Research for Children- We provide comprehensive fact sheets about birth defects, as well as other information.
CARF - Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities - An internationally recognized accreditation authority for organizations serving people with disabilities and others in need of rehabilitation.
The Council for Disability Rights - Advancing rights and enhancing lives of people with disabilities.
The Council on Quality and Leadership - The Council on Quality and Leadership provides world-wide leadership for greater accountability, responsiveness, and quality performance in human and social organizations and systems.
Epilepsy Foundation - Dedicated to the welfare of people with epilepsy.
International Rett Syndrome Association - Fact sheets, information and support.
Multiple Sclerosis Foundation - Multiple Sclerosis Foundation provides support services free of charge throughout the country for all people with an interest in or diagnosed with MS.
NAMI - National Alliance on Mental Illness
NAPCSE - The National Association of Parents with Children in Special Education (NAPCSE) dedicated to ensuring that all children and adolescents with special needs receive the best education possible. NAPCSE serves the interest of parents with children in special education by giving them numerous resources within the field of special education.
National Council on Independent Living - advocates for the human rights of, and services for, people with disabilities to further their full integration and participation in society.
National Fragile X Foundation - A comprehensive site, dedicate to information and resources pertaining to fragile X Syndrome.
National Disabilities Rights Network - An Association that represents federally mandated programs that protect the rights of persons with disabilities.
National Institute of Disability Management and Research- The National Institute of Disability Management and Research is committed to reducing the human, social and economic cost of disability to workers, employers and society through education, training and research.
National Mental Health Association - A nonprofit organization addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illness.
National Parent Network on Disabilities (NPND) - Provide a presence and national voice for ALL families and children, youth and adults with disabilities.
National Rehabilitation Association - provide advocacy, awareness and career advancement for professionals in the fields of rehabilitation.
NSCIA - National Spnal Cord Injury Association.
NICHCY - The National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities.
NISH - Creating Employment Opportunities for People with Developmental Disabilities.
NORD - National Organization for Rafe Disorders
SABE - Self Advocates Becoming Empowered.
TASH- Disability Advocacy Worlwide.
World Sarcoidosis Society - The purpose of our organization, is to share information with our universal counter-parts, and to strive to find a cause and cure for this debilitating disease.
Best Buddies International - provides opportunities for one-to-one friendships and integrated employment.
Camphill Soltane - A Life-sharing, educational community for developmentally disable young adults.
Disability Links... - an international resource located on the Disabled Peoples' Home Page.
The Enterline Foundation - Established to provide financial resources to improve the lives of individuals with special needs - who are intellectually disabled and developmentally disabled, The Enterline Foundation is committed to delivering resources to help this under-served and often overlooked part of our community.
International Disability Page - home page for Disability International OnLine.
NCPAD - The National Center on Physical Activity and Disability.
New York State Commission on Quality Care and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities - State oversight and advocacy agency site with information on legal issues, best practices, case examples for learning purposes.
North Hamptonshire People First, The North Hamptonshire (U.K.)-based People First self-advocacy group that has created a website.
The Pacesetter - A news magazine by and for parents of children and young adults with disabilities.
Parents Helping Parents - Parent Directed Family Resource Center for children with any kind of special need (mental, physical, emotional, or learning disabilities).
Quality Mall - a place where you can find lots of free information about person-centered supports for people with developmental disabilities.
RRTCADD - Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Aging with Developmental Disabilities.
RRTC on Workplace Supports. Offers information, resources and research bridging employers with qualified individuals who have disabilities.
Rick and Joni's Amputee/Devotee/Travel Area - Information Pertaining to Amputees, Devotees, and Travel.
Special Education Resources from the Mining Company - This site contains hundreds of special interest sites which are run by guides knowledgeable in their respective fields.
Special Olympics International - Special Olympics is a nonprofit program of sports training and competition for people with intellectual disabilities.
Sheps Center for Health Services Research - Mental Health Services Research.
SPROUT - Sprout is a non-profit organization that offers travel and recreational opportunities to adults with developmental disabilities.
Techsoup.org - is itself a 501(c)3 nonprofit making software donations exclusively to other nonprofits from 42 major technology providers, including Microsoft, Cisco, Symantec, Intuit, Adobe and Sun (for an administrative fee which is usually 5% of retail cost).
TILL Toward Independent Living and Learning, Inc. - not-for-profit human service agency established in 1980.
US Department of Health and Human Services - provides a centralized source for research, evaluation and policy information concerning managed care and people with disabilities.