Agencies/Organizations

Assistive Technology:

Family Center on Technology and Disability (FCTD) - Assistive Technology Works

 

Capital Region Service Agencies:

Albany Chapter Autism Society of America 

Center for Autism and Related Disabilities 

Capital District Center for Independence, Inc.
 

Center for Disability Services

Living Resources

Wildwood Programs 

ARC Chapters:

New Visions-Albany County

Columbia County ARC

Essex County- Mountain Lake Services

Franklin & Hamilton Counties-The Adirondack ARC

Fulton County- Lexington

Rensselaer ARC

Saratoga County- Saratoga Bridges

Schenectady ARC

Schoharie County ARC

Warren Washington ARC

Mental Health Association Chapters:

Mental Health Association of the Capital Region

Mental Health Association in Fulton & Montgomery Counties

Mental Health Association of Columbia-Greene Counties

Warren Washington Association for Mental Health 

Parent to Parent of New York State/ Capital District Office

Parent to Parent of New York State/ Adirondack Office

Families Together in Albany County

Families First in the Adirondacks


Statewide Associations:

Brain Injury Association of New York State

CP Associations of NYS

Families Together in New York State

Learning Disabilities Association of New York State

Mental Health Association of New York State 

NYSARC


National Organizations:

American Association for Intellectual Disabilities

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Autism Society of America

CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder)

Learning Disabilities Association of America

National Down Syndrome Society

United Cerebral Palsy

US Autism & Asperger Association


Government Agencies:

New York State Education Department/ Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities

U.S. Department of Education

PACER- National Parent Training and Information Center

ERIC- Education Resources Information Center



Legal Sites:

Disability Advocates, Inc.

Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York

Wrightslaw



Disability Specific Sites:

 Autism

http://www.autismspeaks.org/
http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/autism/detail_autism.htm
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/
http://www.autism.com/
http://www.iidc.indiana.edu/

Aspergers

http://www.aspergers.com/
http://www.autism-society.org/site/PageServer?pagename=life_aspergers
http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/asperger/detail_asperger.htm
http://www.aspergersyndrome.org/
 

Attention Deficit Disorder/ Hyperactivity Disorder

http://www.chadd.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=About_CHADD
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/attentiondeficithyperactivitydisorder.html
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/adhd/
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/adhd/DS00275/
 

Cerebral Palsy

http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/cerebral_palsy/cerebral_palsy.htm
http://www.cerebralpalsy.org/
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/cerebralpalsy.html
http://kidshealth.org/kid/health_problems/brain/cerebral_palsy.html
 

Deafness

http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/
http://agbellnewyork.org/
http://www.nad.org/
http://www.asha.org/default.htm
http://www.nysslha.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=1
 

Deaf-blindness

http://www.deafblind.com/
http://www.lowvision.org/deaf_blind_information.htm
http://www.k12academics.com/disorders-disabilities/deafblindness
http://www.nichcy.org/Disabilities/Specific/pages/Deaf-Blindness.aspx
 

Down Syndrome

http://kidshealth.org/parent/medical/genetic/down_syndrome.html
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/downsyndrome.html
http://www.nads.org/
http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/down_syndrome.cfm
 

Emotional Disabilities

http://www.ehow.com/how_13151_identify-emotional-disabilities.html
Special education and emotional disabilities
 

Hearing Impairment

http://www.marchofdimes.com/professionals/14332_1232.asp
Library of resources for the hearing impaired
 

Learning Disabilities

http://www.ldonline.org/
http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/tbbl/
http://www.reading2008.com/blog
 

Mental Health

http://www.mhanys.org/
 
 

Mental Retardation

http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/dd/ddmr.htm

 

Speech or Language Impairment

http://www.asha.org/public/speech/disorders/
http://www.nysslha.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=1
 

Sensory Integration

http://www.sensory-processing-disorder.com/
http://www.spdfoundation.net/
http://specialchildren.about.com/od/gettingadiagnosis/g/DSI.htm
 

Traumatic Brain Injury

http://www.biany.org
http://www.bianys.org/learnet
 

Visual Impairment

http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/tbbl/