The EEOC identifies priority issues and sets out a plan for administrative enforcement and litigation of the laws within its jurisdiction. This page supplies information concerning disability discrimination laws enforced by the EEOC.
The AACAP is a professional medical organization comprised of psychiatrists trained to promote healthy development and to evaluate, diagnose, and treat children and adolescents who are affected by disorders of feeling, thinking, and behavior.
The American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities' Web site offers information on legislation, policies, upcoming events, and advocacy for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The purpose is to provide a format that allows school personnel, parents, and other professionals to gain access to information, to share effective practices, and to receive ongoing consultation and technical assistance concerning the full range of behavior problems and challenges displayed by children and youth in school and community settings, as well as other behavioral issues that may affect their success in school.
This site offers a toolbox for teachers in special education; some resources are free and some are available for purchase. Resource areas include Classroom Management, Learning Strategies, and Other Education Resources.
This site is published by the University of Alberta in Canada. Access links to the Developmental Disabilities Bulletin, information from the International Coalition on Abuse and Disability, information on inclusion and human ethics, and other Web sites related to developmental disabilities.
Including individual stories of learning difficulties and offering strategies to aid learning, this site is "a companion to the PBS special Misunderstood Minds, and profiles a variety of learning problems and expert opinions. It is designed to give parents and teachers a better understanding of learning processes, insights into difficulties, and strategies for responding.
The mission of NCLD is to improve the lives of the 1 in 5 children and adults nationwide with learning and attention issues—by empowering parents and young adults, transforming schools and advocating for equal rights and opportunities.
The ADA prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in employment, programs and services provided by state and local governments, goods and services provided by private companies, and in commercial facilities.