Links Courtesy of Mrs. Lisa's Group
Online Learing Resources

http://www.disabledtravelers.com/overcoming-learning-disabilities.htm  Accessible Travel Information and other items of interest
 http://www.helpguide.org/mental/learning_disabilities.htm  A Resource for Learning Disabilities and more.

Resources for College Students
http://weconnectnow.wordpress.com  This website is a great resource for those individuals with disabilities who are attending college.  Lots of great info and links on this website.  Thanks to Ms. Delgado for suppling this link to Us.

Local Resources

http://www.co.rowan.nc.us  Rowan County Government Website
http://www.rowancountync.gov/GOVERNMENT/Departments/ParksRecreation/TheraputicRecreation.aspx   "Special Populations" program, created to ensure the availability of recreation programs for individuals with disabilities.  Call 704-216-7780 for more information!
www.rowanvocopp.org Rowan Vocational Opportunitiesa local organization that helps develop job and life skills for people with developmental disabilities. 
www.pbhcare.org  Link to service providers in the Piedmont Behavior HealthCare network including Rowan County 
 


State Resources

www.arcnc.org  The Arc of North Carolina
http://www.nc211.org  Information Services.  "Get Connected.  Get Answers."
www.sonc.net  North Carolina Special Olympics  
www.autismsociety-nc.org  Autism Society of NC 
www.ecac-parentcenter.org  
Exceptional Children's Assistance Center 
www.self-advocate.org  Association of Self-Advocates of NC  
www.bianc.net  Brain Injury Association of North Carolina 
www.nc.eastersealsucp.com  NC Easter Seals UCP 
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.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.ncga.state.nc.us  NC General Assembly
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. 


National Resources

The Arc of the United States
www.aamr.org American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
www.nod.org  The National Organization on Disability 
www.ldanatl.org  The Learning Disabilities Association
www.autism-society.org  Autism Society of America
www.ndss.org  The National Down Syndrome Society
www.nofas.org  National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome 
www.ada.gov  The Americans with Disability Act
www.dhhs.state.nc.us Dept. of Health and Human Services 
http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/osep/index.html
Office of Special Ed Programs (Federal branch of special education)  
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.