Disability Organizations

www.butlerdd.org
Butler County Board of DD home page

www.dodd.ohio.gov
Ohio Department of DD

www.thearcofohio.org
The Arc of Ohio provides resources and information for individuals and families with developmental disabilities

www.thearc.org
The Arc of United States provides services, research and resources for individuals with developmental disabilities

www.nod.org
National organization on disability

www.ndss.org
National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) provides information, services, advocacy and support for individuals with Down’s Syndrome and their families

www.aaidd.org
American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD). Provides research, resources, policy information, effective practice techniques regarding individuals with developmental disabilities

www.disabilityresources.org
Organization established to promote and improve disability awareness, availability and accessibility to live, love, learn, work and play independently


Education

www.naeyc.org
National Association for the Education of Young Children

www.ode.state.oh.us/GD
Ohio Department of Education, scroll to learning conditions and supports, click on students with disabilities

www.ocecd.org
The Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, a parent information network

www.pacer.org
Parent advocacy coalition for educational rights

www.wrightslaw.com
Special education law

www.seriweb.com
Comprehensive listing of special education resources on the internet



Healthcare

www.rarediseases.org
National Organization for Rare Disorders, huge database of information

www.cincinnatichildrens.org
Cincinnati Children’s Hospitals online special needs resource directory



Informational Sources

www.jfs.ohio.gov
Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, information on disability services, financial assistance, employment, education and training

www.ssa.gov  Social Security disability information online
National center for information about issues related to the education of children with disabilities

www.nichcy.org
National center for information about issues related to the education of children with disabilities

www.familyvillage.wisc.edu/
Global community of disability related resources

www.cec.sped.org
Council for exceptional children, big database of information



Services

www.olrs.ohio.gov
Ohio Legal Rights Service, protection and advocacy agency for children and adults with disabilities. Numerous free publications

www.ocali.org
The Ohio Center of Autism and Low Incidence, information throughout the state of Ohio including trainings

www.rsc.ohio.gov
Ohio’s Rehabilitation Services Commission provides information and resources for employment and independence

www.ncwd-youth.info
National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for youth, navigating the road to work

www.middletownparentmentor.com
Middletown School Districts parent mentor home page, information resources on education/parenting a child with a disability