www.tadpole.org Generations-Tadpole lends and delivers low-tech assistive technology devices and toys FREE to families and professionals all across North Carolina. Anyone working with an individual with a disability is eligible to borrow items and to receive free shipping
www.ncatp.org NC Assistive Technology Program is a state and federally funded program that provides statewide assistive technology services to people of all ages and abilities
www.fsnnc.org The Family Support Network of NC provides information, family support groups and parent to parent matching. They also publish an annual summer camp directory.
www.firstinfamiliesofnc.org First in Families works to foster the vision of the family support projects using program concepts and policies framed by dignity, cultural sensitivity, informed choice and personal control of resources by individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.
www.nc-guardian.org The NC Guardianship Association web site provides information on membership, education and training opportunities, resources and the registered guardianship program
www.ncei.org NC Early Intervention is the system of services provided by many different agencies and programs for children birth to five who have, or are at risk of having developmental delays.
www.ncpartnersinpolicymaking.com "Partners" is a leadership training program designed for parents of young children with disabilities and self-advocates ages 18 and older. The overall goal of the "Partners" program is to empower families and self-advocates. The program explores disability issues and builds leadership skills, which can impact disability services at all levels.
www.ncpublicschools.org/ec NC Dept of Public Instruction Exceptional Children's Division. You can request a copy of Procedures Governing Programs and Services for Children with Disabilities. Also downloadable IEP forms, testing information etc.
www.cdlsusa.org Cornelia de Lange Foundation. This website describes the Cornelia de Lange syndrome and contains useful resources for all developmental disabilities, including an article on estate planning/letter of intent written by local parent advocate, District Court Judge Beth Dixon.