Links and resources for developmental disabilities will help you learn all you need to know about caring for a person with a disability.
Here are some links you can use:
- http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/dd/ – The CDC’s site on developmental disabilities, treatments, and local experts.
- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Developmental_disability – Wikipedia’s entry on developmental disabilities, the diagnostic criteria, causes, resources, and more.
- http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/developmentaldisabilities.html – A government site devoted to helping parents, laymen, and professionals better understand developmental disabilities.
- http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/developmental_disabilities.cfm – Another site from the National Institute of Health about developmental disabilities, management, experts, and more.
- http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/add/ – From the department of Health and Human Services, this site helps parents and loved ones learn how to handle developmental disabilities.
- http://www.ddiinfo.org/ – More basic developmental disabilities information can be found on this site.
- http://www.ddrcco.com/ – For those looking for simple information and advice about handling developmental disabilities, this is the site to visit.
- http://www.ddhealthinfo.org/ – When parents and loved ones are looking for developmental disabilities information, this is another resource to use.
- http://www.naswdc.org/research/naswResearch/0707Developmental/default.asp – This developmental disabilities site helps to share current research being done on disabilities.
- http://www.aamr.org/ – This site brings up the issues of secondary problems for those with developmental disabilities.