RESOURCES

Find links below about many topics relating to education, healthcare and advocacy

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Resources offering education & training or guidance navigating the education system.

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Resources dealing with health issues or guidance navigating the healthcare system.

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Resources explaining the importance of advocacy or is an effective advocate.

Montana Disability Voices, a non-partisan coalition of nonprofit organizations, encourages informed and active participation in government. MDV works to increase understanding of major public issues and influences public policy regarding disabilities through education and advocacy.

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The National Down Syndrome Society envisions a world in which all people with Down syndrome have the opportunity to enhance their quality of life, realize their life aspirations and become valued members of welcoming communities.

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The Attention Deficit Disorder Association provides information, resources and networking opportunities to help adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder lead better lives. We provide hope, empowerment, and connections worldwide by bringing together science and the human experience for both adults with ADHD and professionals who serve them.

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Our goal is to help the millions of parents whose children, ages 3–20, are struggling with learning and attention issues. We want to empower them to understand their children’s issues and relate to their experiences. With this knowledge, parents can make effective choices that propel their children from simply coping to truly thriving.

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Families are at the heart of MDA's mission. We wake up every morning to create more hope and answers for families living with muscular dystrophy and related diseases that take away physical strength and mobility. We do this by finding research breakthroughs across diseases, caring for kids and adults from day one and empowering families with services and support in hometowns across America.

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Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the life span, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support; increasing understanding and acceptance of people with autism spectrum disorder; and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions.

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MotherToBaby, a service of the non-profit Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS), is the nation’s leading authority and most trusted source of evidence-based information on the safety of medications and other exposures during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. Our information service is available to mothers, healthcare professionals, and the general public. We also conduct state-of-the-art research on the safety of medications and vaccines in pregnancy.

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