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The ARC of the US
Provides services and advocates for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 650
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: 301.565.3842
Fax: 301.565.3843 or 301.565.5342
Email: info@thearc.org
Council for Exceptional Children
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.
1110 North Glebe Road
Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22201
Phone: 800.244.6830
TTY: 866.915.5000
Fax: 703.264.9494
Email: service@cec.sped.org
Exceptional Parent Magazine Website
Offers information, resources, and links to other web sites for parents and families of children with disabilities.
Phone: 800.EPARENT (372.7368)
Family Village
A global village that integrates information, resources, and communication opportunities for people with disabilities, their families, and professionals.
Waisman Center
University of Wisconsin-Madison
1500 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53705-2280
Email: familyvillage@waisman.wisc.edu
Family Voices
A grassroots clearinghouse for information and education concerning the health care of children with special health needs.
2340 Alamo SE, Suite 102
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Phone: 505.872.4774 or 888.835.5669
Fax: 505.872.4780
Email: kidshealth@familyvoices.org
National Fathers' Network
Provides up-to-date information and resources for fathers, family members, and care providers of children with developmental disabilities and special health care needs.
Greg Schell, Program Director
Washington State Fathers'Network
Kindering Center
16120 NE Eighth Street
Bellevue, WA 98008
Phone: 425.747.4004 ext. 4286
Fax: 425.747.1069
Email: greg.schell@kindering.org
NICHCY (National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities) 
Formerly known as National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities
Funded by the Department of Education, a national information and referral center.
Center providing information and resources on education, services, and practices for children and youth with disabilities.
PO Box 1492
Washington, DC 20013-1492
Phone: 800.695.0285
Fax: 202.884.8441
Email: nichcy@aed.org
Parents Helping Parents
Nonprofit family resource center offering sources of information and networking for parents and professionals.
3041 Olcott Street
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Phone: 408.727.5775
Fax: 408.727.0182
Email: info@php.com
Parenting Special Needs
Commercial online newsletter on a variety of topics related to parenting children with special needs.
Southwest ADA Center
The Southwest's leading resource on the Americans with Disabilities Act and related disability rights laws. The Southwest ADA Center now makes available the Disability Law Handbook in Spanish, as well as in English. The Disability Law Handbook is written in a "Frequently Asked Questions" format and answers questions about the ADA, the ADA Amendments Act, the Rehabilitation Act, Social Security, the Air Carrier Access Act, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, the Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act, and the Fair Housing Act Amendments. Download the Spanish version or English version for free.

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