General Special Needs Links

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Dedicated to helping people live to the fullest, focusing on protecting people who are especially vulnerable to health risks - babies, children, people with blood disorders, and people with disabilities.
Children's Disabilities Information - Articles and resources empowering parents of children with disabilities and special needs.
Department of Education: Office of Civil Rights - Ensures equal access to education and to promote educational excellence throughout the nation through vigorous enforcement of civil rights.
KidsNeeds.com - A worldwide resource that provides children with special needs, families and other caregivers with access to comprehensive information and resources.
My Child Without Limits - Are you worried that your child isn’t developing like other children? Has your child been diagnosed with a developmental delay or disability? You are not alone. We are here to help you find answers to your questions. Other parents and therapists are here with you.
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities - Articles and resources empowering parents of children with disabilities and special needs.
ParentsPals - A special education community where parents and professionals share information and offer support.
State Departments of Education - Links to the Department of Education of all 50 states and DC.
Strengthening Families and Communities: 2009 Resource Guide - This Resource Guide was written to support service providers in their work with parents, caregivers, and their children to strengthen families and prevent child abuse and neglect. The guide includes information about protective factors that help reduce the risk of child maltreatment, strategies for changing how communities support families, and evidence-informed practices. It also offers suggestions for enhancing protective factors in families, tools to build awareness and develop community partnerships, information about child abuse and neglect, a directory of national organizations that work to strengthen families, and tip sheets in English and Spanish on specific parenting topics.
Technical Assistance Alliance for Parents - A unified technical assistance system for the purpose of developing, assisting, and coordinating the over 100 Parent Training and Information Centers (PTIs) and Community Parent Resource Centers (CPRCs) under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
Disclaimer: Njoy Foundation does not endorse or recommend any provider, treatment, or philosophy that families may encounter from the resources, events, or websites listed. Njoy Foundation encourages you to obtain more information about any resource prior to selecting a provider.