Resources

 

Developmental Disability Related Web Sites


American Association on Mental Retardation (AAMR) World Wide Home Page
An interdisciplinary organization of professionals and others concerned about mental retardation and related disabilities. The site includes program, service and membership information.
Area Boards on Developmental Disabilities
Provides access and information about the Area Boards on Developmental Disabilities and issues affecting persons with developmental disabilities, both at the California State and national levels.
Developmental Disabilities Resources for Healthcare Providers
The primary goal of this website is to improve the health of persons with developmental disabilities in California. To this end, the website is designed to assist physicians and other healthcare providers in caring for persons with developmental disabilities.
DDS Safety Net
This web site is dedicated to the dissemination of information on the prevention and mitigation of risk factors for persons with developmental disabilities.
The National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD)
The national association for the state councils on developmental disabilities.
State Council on Developmental Disabilities
A federally-funded independent state agency established in federal and state law to assist in planning, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating services for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.

Other Internet Sites

Americans With Disabilities Act Document Center
A web site containing copies of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), ADA regulations, technical assistance manuals, and other technical assistance documents.

Association of Regional Centers Agencies (ARCA)
The Association of Regional Centers Agencies represents the 21 regional centers in California.

Code of Federal Regulations (searchable)
The Code of Federal Regulations is the official, subject matter order, compilation of the Federal regulations of general applicability and legal effect, that are currently in force.

Eastern Los Angeles Regional Center Parents Network
Parent operated web site for parents and clients of the Eastern Los Angeles Regional Center.

Federal Register - 1995 and 1996
Database for the 1995, 1996 and 1997 Federal Register. The Federal Register is the official publication for Presidential Documents and Executive Orders as well as Notices, Rules and Proposed Rules from Federal Agencies and Organizations.

National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH)
The NCEH is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services. The NCEH's Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities works to prevent or reduce the incidence of birth defects and developmental disabilities from known causes and to find unknown causes.

Social Security Online
Social Security Online is the official Web site of the Social Security Administration.

U.S. Census Bureau
Home Page for official information on population and economic indicators.

U.S. Department of Health And Human Services - Administration on Developmental Disabilities
Information on developmental disabilities programs.

U.S. Department of Health And Human Services - President's Committee on Mental Retardation
Information about the President's Committee on Mental Retardation (PCMR) including its role, composition and reports.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Fair Housing Page
Information about the federal Fair Housing Act. The Act guarantees the right to live where one chooses without fear of discrimination due to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, or handicap.

U.S. Department of Housing And Urban Development - People with Disabilities Website
Information from all parts of HUD's Web site of interest to people with disabilities.