A valuable source of strategies and support for families impacted by attention deficit and learning differences. Also a vital tool for teachers, healthcare providers, and other professionals.
Asperger/Autism Network (AANE)
Provides information, education, community, support, and advocacy. AANE works with individuals, families, and professionals to help people with Asperger Syndrome or similar autism spectrum profiles build meaningful, connected lives.
Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)
The Attention Deficit Disorder Association provides information, resources and networking opportunities to help adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder lead better lives.
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
A nationally known advocacy group for people with ADHD. Website offers information, newsletter, tips and resource listings.
International Dyslexia Association (IDA)
The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals with dyslexia, their families and the communities that support them. The website includes information for parents, teachers, other professionals, and children.
Hundreds of articles and resources for educators, parents, and others concerned about children and adults with learning disabilities and ADHD.
Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)
LDA is a grassroots, nonprofit organization whose thousands of members include individuals with learning disabilities, their families and the professionals who work with them. LDA’s Web site offers alerts and bulletins, links to other organizations, publications, and contact information.
Learning Disabilities Association of Maine
LDA Maine serves children, families, and adults with learning disabilities through support, education, and advocacy. Find resources about types of learning disabilities, LD and the law, the Healthy Children’s Project, and more.
Maine Parent Federation (MPF)
The Maine Parent Federation is a statewide family support organization which provides information, referral, phone support, training and more to parents of children with disabilities or special health care needs and the professionals who work with these families.
National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD)
The mission of NCLD is to improve the lives of 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 website includes: information about learning disabilities, research reports on strategies and instruction, summaries of political activity, and first-person accounts.
Sallie Mae K-12 Family Education Loan
The K-12 Family Education Loan finances all private school education-related expenses. You can borrow a minimum of $1,000 up to the total cost of education. Your loan can pay for tuition, room and board (if necessary), books, computers, musical instruments, sports and theater, and other extracurricular activities that enrich your child's learning experience.
Single Mothers Grants
A directory of grants for single mothers. This site helps low income families with finding financial assistance programs. Their directory lists assistance programs that help with utility, energy, mortgage, rent and medical bills.
Michelle Garcia Winner’s innovative curriculum teaches the thought processes behind social interactions. Check this website for her workshops, books, and products regarding cognitive, social, and emotional development.
Formed by 15 nonprofit organizations, this comprehensive, interactive resource offers clear answers, simple tools, and ongoing support for parents of children ages 3-20 with learning and attention issues. The website provides state-of-the-art technology, personalized resources, free daily access to experts, a secure online community, practical tips and more.