Kiwanis

Disability Resources

Below is a sampling of the many resources available to you on-line.
You may also Search the KPO DATABASE for local and state resources
to meet your child's and family's needs. 
Please call 757-CHILDREN for assistance
.

Assists w/ Multiple types of Disabilities: Local & State Resources - Birth thru Adult
Care Connection for Children (CHKD)        VADept. of Education - Early Childhood
Chesapeake Services Systems               Hope House Foundation    
Easter Seals of VA                                Child Development Resources
Cerebral Palsy of Virginia                         Eggleston Services      
Infant & Toddler Connection of Virginia      St. Mary's Home for Children         
The Arc of the Peninsula  

National Resources
National Dissemination Center for Children w/ Disabilities           
First Signs                           
The Mayo Clinic
National Association for Mental Illness (NAMI)
Center for the Improvement of Child Caring (CICC) 

ADD/ADHD - Attention Disorders
Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)    
University of Maryland Medical Center (ADHD Overview)          

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

ADD-ITUDE MAGAZINE

Asperger Syndrome
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke      
Keep Kids Healthy       

Autism
Autism Fellowship           Autism Collaboration           First Signs of Autism          KidsHealth-Autism   
The National Autistic Society 

Cerebral Palsy
United Cerebral Palsy         4MyChild            Cerebral Palsy of Virginia      LINKS for CP Resources/Info

Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities/ Mental Retardation
American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention             KidsHealth - IDD

Learning Disabilities
Learning Disabilities Association of America        Child Development Institute       
LD Resources       LD OnLine  

Muscular Dystrophy
Muscular Dystrophy Association          KidsHealth-MD           TeensHealth

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Multiple Sclerosis
National Multiple Sclerosis Society             Cedars-Sinai   

 
We will continue adding to this list of resources as we discover more, and you provide your favorites. 
E-mail us a note with your suggested websites / resources. Call us at 757-CHILDREN (244-5373)