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Developmental Disabilities: Mental Retardation     View
Fact sheet about mental retardation (sometimes referred to as a cognitive or intellectual disability), which "is characterized both by a significantly below-average score on a test of mental ability or intelligence and by limitations in the abil ...

National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services (NASDDDS)     View
The NASDDDA is "a nonprofit organization, established in 1964, to improve and expand public services to people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities." Its site features a list of member state agencies, litigation updates, a ...

National FindFamily Registry     View
"Families [who] may have lost touch with family members with disabilities for ... reasons ... like divorce, foster care or adoption, personal problems or misfortune" can use this service to try to track down these relatives "even thoug ...

The Arc Home Page     View
"The Arc is a national organization on mental retardation. Its WWW site contains over 30 fact sheets on various aspects of mental retardation, a semi-monthly report on disability-related legislative activity, numerous bibliographies (criminal justice ...

EPA's Children's Health Protection     View
Find information on children???s health from the EPA. Topics include indoor air quality, asthma, potential environmental hazards, and more.

The Lock-Up Society     View
"As the new millennium began, the number of Americans behind bars passed two million — five times the inmate population in 1972. In these reports, American Radio explores some of the causes and ramifications of this unprecedented experiment ...

Questions & Answers About Persons With Intellectual Disabilities in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act     View
Extensive guidance about workplace accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for individuals with intellectual disabilities ("formerly referred to as people with mental retardation"). Topics covered include definitions ...

Autism Speaks     View
Organization dedicated to "funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for autism; to raising public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families, and society; and to bringing hope to all wh ...

The Hoarding of Animals Research Consortium     View
A collection of resources designed "to increase awareness about a complex [mental] disorder," which is characterized by keeping "more than the typical number of companion animals ... [the] inability to provide even minimal standards of ...

Best Buddies     View
Best Buddies is dedicated to providing opportunities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to become friends. Through their site, you can learn about programs in which you can participate. A list of places on the internet t ...



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