Multiple Disabilities

  • New Jersey Department of Developmental Disabilities
    http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/ddd/home/index.html
    New Jersey Department of Developmental Disabilities. Department of Human Services  Division of Developmental Disabilities .The New Jersey Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) funds services for qualified individuals.

  •  The New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities
    http://www.njcdd.org/PositionStatements/education.htm  The New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities endorses the findings of the United States Congress regarding the education of children with disabilities contained in The Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000 and The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

  • American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
    www.aamr.org/index.shtml
    AAIDD promotes progressive policies, sound research, effective practices and universal human rights for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

  • The Arc
    www.thearc.org
    The Arc is the world's largest community based organization of and for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It provides an array of services and support for families and individuals and includes over 140,000 members affiliated through more than 850 state and local chapters across the nation. The Arc is devoted to promoting and improving supports and services for all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

  • Council for Exceptional Children
    sped.org
    The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted. CEC advocates for appropriate governmental policies, sets professional standards, provides continual professional development, advocates for newly and historically underserved individuals with exceptionalities, and helps professionals obtain conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice.

  • TASH (formerly The Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps)
    www.tash.org
    TASH is a civil rights organization for, and of, people with mental retardation, autism, cerebral palsy, physical disabilities and other conditions that make full integration a challenge. They provide information, linkage with resources, expert assistance toward fighting inequities, legal expertise, and targeted advocacy.

  • March of Dimes
    www.marchofdimes.com
    The March of Dimes mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality. They carry out this mission through research, community services, education and advocacy to save babies' lives. March of Dimes researchers, volunteers, educators, outreach workers and advocates work together to give all babies a fighting chance against the threats to their health: prematurity, birth defects, low birthweight.

  • United Cerebral Palsy
    www.ucp.org
    The national organization and its nationwide network of affiliates strive to ensure the inclusion of persons with disabilities in every facet of society—from the Web to the workplace, from the classroom to the community. As one of the largest health charities in America, the mission of United Cerebral Palsy is to advance the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with disabilities through an affiliate network.