Links

Please find below some links to information on various disorders and organizations that clients, parents, and teachers might find beneficial:
CHILDHOOD DISORDERS:

Parents and Teachers of Explosive Kids
www.explosivekids.org

Tourette Syndrone Association (TSA)
www.tsa-usa.org/

Asperger Syndrome Coalition of the United States (ASC-US) (includes information about all Pervasive Developmental Disorders, including Autism)
www.asperger.org

Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support (OASIS)
www.udel.edu/bkirby/asperger

Autism Research Institute
www.autismwebsite.com/ari/

Autism Society of America
www.autism-society.org

The Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation (CABF)
www.cabf.org

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorders (CHADD)
www.chadd.org

Attention Deficit Disorder Association
www.add.org

Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDAA)
www.ldanatl.org

National Academy of Neuropsychology (article on testing for Learning Disorders)
The Importance of Neuropsychological Assessment for the Evaluation of Childhood Learning Disorders

Nonverbal Learning Disorders Association (NLDA)
www.nlda.org

National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY)
www.nichcy.org

Selective Mutism Foundation
www.selectivemutismfoundation.org

 

ANXIETY DISORDERS:

Obsessive Compulsive Foundation
www.ocfoundation.org

Anxiety Disorders Association of America
www.adaa.org

Freedom From Fear (also addresses Mood Disorders)
www.freedomfromfear.com

 

MOOD DISORDERS:

National Depressive and Manic-Depressive Association
www.ndmda.org

National Foundation for Depressive Illness
www.depression.org

 

EATING DISORDERS:

Anorexia Nervosa and Related Eating Disorders (ANRED)
www.anred.com

National Eating Disorders Association
www.nationaleatingdisorders.org

 

TREATMENT AND THERAPY:

American Occupational Therapy Association
www.aota.org

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
www.asha.org

HEALTH AND MENTAL HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS:

American Academy of Child and Adoescent Psychiatry
www.aacap.org

American Academy of Pediatrics
www.aap.org

Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health
www.ffcmh.org/

American International Health Alliance
www.aiha.com

American Psychiatric Association
www.psych.org

American Psychological Association
www.apa.org

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
www.nami.org

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
www.nimh.nih.gov

National Mental Health Association
www.nmha.org