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The Top 5 Resources for Parents of Children with Special Needs

If your child has just been diagnosed with a disability, it’s hard to know where to start in your journey to find the right information.  There are an array of things to think about, from medical to educational, and everything in between. The following list offers resources so you know where to turn for help, because we understand that for you as a parent, finding ways to assist with everything from diagnosis to coping is vital.

  1. Pacer Center

The Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights utilizes the idea of parents helping parents and provides support and resources for children and youth with disabilities and their families.

  1. Disability Scoop

This site aggregates news from the web and specifically sorts by category. It’s a one-stop shop for any and all news about people living with disabilities. 

  1. Federation for Children with Special Needs

Education topics and laws are presented on this site along with information, support, and assistance to parents of children with disabilities.

  1. American Professional Exchange

This site provides information about hiring au pairs and experienced live-in child care professionals that specialize in caring for children with autism.

  1. Bloom and Grow

Being a caregiver can be a rewarding, but also often a difficult and humbling task. This site shares products, strategies and tips for how to help your loved one and cope with the great demands that are put upon you each day.

And as always, if you need help, please contact us.

American Disability Association is dedicated to the wellbeing and protection of children with disabilities and actively provides support to enhance their quality of life. Whether you are dealing with federal or state benefits or struggling with a school district to get proper education for your child, we have the resources to help you. Many individuals and families managing a disability are not aware of the wide array of services available to them, or they do not know how to apply for these benefits in a way that is likely to succeed.

Contact us for help. Dial (888) 323-2133 or email us at [email protected]

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