Below is a brief listing of helpful online resources.
Help for children with chronic, life-threatening illnesses or disabilities, resource database.
Community of parents and professionals who strive to enhance the quality of life for medically complex children and their families with information and resources in Massachusetts.
Cerebral Palsy: Hope Through Research
Informational page produced by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke about CP, including definitions, causes, treatments, and current research.
Exceptional Parent Magazine
On-line magazine resource providing information and support for parents and families of children with special needs.
Family Village: A Global Village of Disability-Related Resources
Resource site created by the University of Wisconsin providing resource information/community for people with special needs.
Federation for Children with Special Needs
Massachusetts organization providing parent education, advocacy, training, and resource specialists (including online database with camp directory) for parents of children with special needs.
Institute for Community Inclusion
Massachusetts organization that promotes inclusion for people with disabilities in school, work and community activities through training, clinical and employment services, and research.
Massachusetts Family Ties
Massachusetts resource database online, can be printed or viewed by topic.
MBTA, The RIDE
The RIDE is the handicap accessible service of the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority that provides transportation for people who cannot take the regular T due to disability.
National Easter Seals Society
National organization that provides services to children and adults with disabilities and special needs along with support for families; search by state.
National Organization on Disability
National organization that works to raise awareness about issues of disability.
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
Central source of information on Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), No Child Left Behind, and other educational resources.
United Cerebral Palsy
Non-profit organization offering support services and advocacy for people with CP; search for local chapter.
Worldwide Education and Awareness for Movement Disorders
Comprehensive resource for movement disorder information.