Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law - Legal and policy information covering the civil rights of people possessing the mental disabilities, dealing with health care, education, housing, federal benefits, insurance and employment.
Brain Injury Association USA Home Page - Encourages awareness, understanding and prevention of brain injury using education, advocacy, research grants and community support services which minimize incidence and enhance outcomes of children and adults with brain injuries.
Council for Exceptional Children - Helps educators, school administrators and related service providers to appropriately apply recent changes to the United States' primary special education laws and regulations.
David A. Sherman - Details regarding the educational rights for autistic children, offered by a San Francisco law firm.
Disability Rights Advocates - DRA is a national and international organization committed to preserving and improving the civil rights of people possessing disabilities. Operated by and for people with disabilities, DRA achieves its objectives using research, education, and legal advocacy.
IDEA - Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Amendments of 1997. Law forms the backbone for special education in all 50 states.
The Special Education Team - Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction presentation offering details regarding advocacy, special education resources as well as links, Title I entitlements, and school betterment.
Special Needs Advocate for Parents - SNAP offers details, education, advocacy, and referrals to families of special needs children of all ages and disabilities. Provides an index of attorneys. Also available a speakers bureau.
Statewide Parent Advocacy Network, Inc. - SPAN is a not-for-profit educational and advocacy center designed for parents of children from birth to 21 years of age. N.J. association helps families of infants, toddlers, children and youth with and without disabilities.
Wrightslaw - Details for parents, advocates, lawyers, and teachers requiring legal information concerning the education of children with disabilities, from Peter W. D. Wright, Esq.
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