Annandale Village is an award-winning nonprofit organization dedicated solely to providing progressive life assistance to adults with intellectual disabilities and traumatic brain injuries so that they can maximize their abilities and maintain their independence in the least restrictive environment.

Resource Guide

Links to the following websites are provided for information only and do not constitute endorsement, express or implied, by Annandale Village, of the referenced organizations, their suitability, content, products, services, or accuracy.

Advocacy Organizations

Action DD
American With Disabilities Act Technical Assistance
Children’s Defense Fund
Community Employment Alliance
Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities  
Disabled Peoples’ International
Down Syndrome Research Online Advocacy Group
Easter Seals
Family Voices  
National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services
National Organization on Disability 
Parent Pals.com
Partners in Policy
The National Association for the Dually Diagnosed
Self Advocates Becoming Empowered
Speaking For Ourselves
TASH
The Council For Disability Rights
Voice of the Retarded

Aging & Developmental Disabilities

Aging & Disability Services Administration
Center on Aging and Disabilities
Informative Fact Sheets for Older Adults and Family Caregivers 
National Down Syndrome Society
Resources on Aging with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Alcohol and Substance Abuse

Developmental Disabilities/Substance Abuse
The Substance Abuse Resources & Disability Issues (SARDI) Program
National Association on Alcohol, Drugs and Disability Inc.
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information 

Arts and Disability

National Arts and Disability Center
National Institute of Art & Disabilities
Sprout Film Festival
VSA Arts

Asperger’s Syndrome

A.S.P.E.N.
Asperger’s Disorder
Families of Adults Afflicted with Asperger’s Syndrome (FAAAS)
KidsHealth for Parents: Asperger’s Syndrome
Yale Developmental Disabilities Clinic

Assistive Technology

Family Center on Technology and Disability

Autism

Autism Distance Education Network
Autism National Committee
Autism Outreach Project
Autism Research Foundation
Autism Research Institute
Autism Society of America
Autism Speaks
Autism Now (National Autism Resource & Information Center)
Center for the Study of Autism
FEAT (Families for Early Autism Treatment)
Geneva Centre for Autism
Guide to Improving Gastrointestinal Symptoms among Children with Autism
Guide to Keeping Your Children with Autism Safe
Health Issues Specific to Autism
MAAP Services for Autism and Asperger Syndrome
Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support
TEACCH (Treatment and Education of Autistic and Related Communication
The Mind Institute, UC Davis
University of Miami Center for Autism and Related Disabilities 
University of Sunderland Autism Research Unit
University of Washington Autism Center

Blind/Visually Impaired

Community Services for the Blind and Partially Sighted 
National Information Clearinghouse on Children Who are Deaf-Blind 

Brain Injury

Brain Injury Association, Inc. 
University of Washington School of Medicine, Dept. of Rehabilitation Medicine

Cerebral Palsy

American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
Cerebral Palsy Connection
March of Dimes
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
United Cerebral Palsy

Children

Brave Kids.org
Child Development Institute
ComeUnity.com 
Connect for Kids 
Department of Early Learning
NICHCY (National Information Center for children and Youth with Disabilities)

Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Deaf Linx

Disability Studies

Canadian Centre on Disability Studies 
Center for Disabilities and Development 
Center on Human Development and Disability
Center on Human Policy 
Disability History
Human Services Research Institute

Down Syndrome

Down Syndrome Educational Trust
Down Syndrome Health Issues 
National Down Syndrome Society 
National Association for Down Syndrome
The Canadian Down Syndrome Society 

Early Intervention

Infant Toddler Early Prevention Program

Employment

Best Buddies International
Gladnet
JAN (Job Accommodation Network)
National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability 
U.S. Office of Disability Employment Policy
Office of Employment Support Programs
Work Opportunities
Your Ticket To Work

Epilepsy

British Epilepsy Association
Center for Epilepsy
Epilepsy.com  
Epilepsy Foundation 
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
National Society for Epilepsy 

Family Support

Beach Center on Disability
Family Caregiving 101
Parents Helping Parents
The Fathers Network

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Center for Excellence
U. of Washington School of Medicine Fetal Alcohol and Drug Unit

Health Portals

Disability Resources.org
HealthFinder.gov
Health.gov
InteliHealth
MayoClinic.com
Medline Plus
Network of Care

Healthcare

Adolescent Health Transition Project
Center on Human Development and Disability
Children’s Hospital & Regional Medical Center 
Family Voices 
National Network of Libraries of Medicine
SafetyNet.US

Independent Living

Community Living Exchange
Housing and Urban Development
Independent Living
Independent Living Research Utilization at TIRR

Inclusion

Inclusion.com
Institute for Community Inclusion
Institute on Community Integration
Inclusion Research Network
Kid Source Online  

Legal

Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates
National Guardianship Association
Law, Health Policy & Disability Center
Wrightslaw 

Media

Disability History Museum
Disability World
Enabled Online
Exceptional Parent Magazine
Family Village  
Mainstream
On A Roll Radio

Medical/Medication

Harvard Health Publications
MedlinePlus
Medscape
Merck Manual
National Organization for Rare Disorders
National Institute of Neurological Disorders
Prescription Drug Info

Positive Behavior Support

Michigan Positive Behavior Support Network 
University of Delaware Positive Behavior Support Project

Prader-Willi Syndrome

International Prader-Willi Syndrome Organization
Prader-Willi Syndrome Association

Quality

The Council on Quality and Leadership

Recreation

Accessible Recreational Travel
Cerebral Palsy International Sports & Recreation Association
Easter Seals
Kids Camps
National Center on Physical Activity and Disability
Special Olympics 

Research

National Center for the Dissemination of Disability Research

Self-Determination

Individualized Funding Information Resources
National Program Office on Self-determination
Neighbours Inc.
Self Determination Synthesis Project 
Speaking for Ourselves 

Special Education

All Kinds of Minds 
Council for Exceptional Children
International Journal of Special Education
New Horizons for Learning
Office of Special Education Programs
Partners in Education
PACER Center (Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights) 

U.S. Government

The Access Board 
Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services (CMCS) 
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
DisabilityInfo
FirstGov – The official website for searching the US Government
National Council on Disability
President’s Committee on People with Intellectual Disabilities
US Dept. of Health & Human Services
US Dept. of Justice – Americans with Disabilities Act
The White House – Disabilities Issues

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