Federal Resources

ADA/Special Education Resources

Center for Parent Information and Resources- This link takes you to the centers direct list of national resources by area and need http://www.parentcenterhub.org/resources/

Disability Discrimination- this site provides the rights and laws, questions and answers, as well as the laws for a 504 plan and an IEP. http://www2.ed.gov/policy/rights/guid/ocr/disability.html

NICHCY- NICHCY, the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities. NICHCY’s funding ended in October 2013, but many of its products and webpages still can be found on this website. http://www.parentcenterhub.org/nichcy-resources/

OSEP-Office of Special Education Programs-The Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) is dedicated to improving results for infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities ages birth through 21 by providing leadership and financial support to assist states and local districts. http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/osep/index.html

OSERS- Office of Special Education and Resources- http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/index.html

PACER- PACER Center is a parent training and information center for families of children and youth with all disabilities from birth through 21 years old. Located in Minneapolis, it serves families across the nation, as well as those in Minnesota. Parents can find publications, workshops, and other resources to help make decisions about education, vocational training, employment, and other services for their children with disabilities. PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center provides resources designed to benefit all students, including those with disabilities. http://www.pacer.org/

U.S. Dept. Of Education’s Direct List of National Resources for Children with Special Needs- http://www2.ed.gov/parents/needs/speced/list.jhtml

Drug/Alcohol/Suicide  Prevention and Help

American Association of Poison Control and Centers- www.aapcc.org

Drug Enforcement Agency- www.justice.gov/dea/index.htm

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration- www.samhsa.gov

National Institute on Drug Abuse- www.nida.nih.gov/drugpages

Office of National Drug Control Policy- www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov

Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention- (303)-429-3530 ask4help@yellowribbon.org

Family Resources

National Fatherhood Initiative- (800)-790-3237

Medical Expense/Resources for Specialists

Shriner’s Hospital for Children-https://www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org/en/schedule-an-appt