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National Disability Agencies and Related Resources

The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) - CCD is a coalition of approximately 100 national disability organizations working together to advocate for national public policy that ensures the self determination, independence, empowerment, integration and inclusion of children and adults with disabilities in all aspects of society. 

Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

  • AAIDD - American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • AUCD - Association of University Centers on Disability
  • Arc-US - The Arc of the United States
  • ASA - Autism Society of America
  • IACC - Inter-Agency Autism Coordinating Committee
  • CEC - The Council for Exceptional Children
  • Cerebral Palsy - Ask the Doctor, a resource for parents and families.
  • The Council on Quality and Leadership in Supports for People with Disabilities (The Council)
  • Exceptional Parent (EP) magazine - provides information, support, ideas, encouragement and outreach for parents and families of children with disabilities, and the professionals who work with them.
  • Family Village - a global community that integrates information, resources, and communication opportunities on the Internet for persons with cognitive and other disabilities, for their families, and for those that provide them services and support.
  • FundaciĆ³n John Langdon Down
  • Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation
  • NACDD - National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities
  • NDRN - National Disability Rights Network (Protection and Advocacy Organizations)
  • NASDDDS - National Association for State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services
  • NDSS - National Down Syndrome Society
  • NYLN - National Youth Leadership Network
  • SABE - Self Advocates Becoming Empowered
  • SLN - Sibling Leadrship Network
  • UCP - United Cerebral Palsy

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Mental Health

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Colorado Disability Agencies and Related Resources

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Federal Agencies

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State Information

  • A list of all states' I/DD agencies
  • Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) formerly the American Association of University Affiliated Programs (AAUAP).
  • University Centers of Excellence by State
  • Intellectual and Developmental Disability Research Centers by State
    National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD)
  • National Association of Protection and Advocacy Associations (NAPAS)
  • National Association of State Budget Officers
  • National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services (NASDDDS) is the national organization for Directors of State Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) agencies; conducts policy research.
  • National Association of State Medicaid Directors
  • National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) National Research Institute. Bibliographic information; data on mental health policy, financing.
  • National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Information on state budget and policy issues; legislation.
  • National Governors Association (NGA) Executive priorities in the states; budget issues.

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Private Research Institutes

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Disability Data & Statistics

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