General Information on Disabilities Healthy Children The Healthy Children- Parent resource on general child health issues developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics American Academy of Pediatrics Resource Library American Academy of Pediatrics Resource Library Resources on a number of topics including early education, child care and numerous health topics The Arc of the United States The Arc of the United States provides advocacy and services across the United States via regional branches. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention The CDC provides resources on disability through the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities. Family Village Family Village is a website for children and adults with disabilities, their families, and their friends and allies, bringing together thousands of online resources in an organized, easy-to-use directory. Family Voices Family Voices provides advocacy for families of children with disabilities. National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities is a central source of information on: disabilities in infants, toddlers, children, and youth, IDEA, which is the law authorizing special education, No Child Left Behind (as it relates to children with disabilities), and research-based information on effective educational practices. National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities The National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities is a source of information on disabilities in infants, toddlers, children, and youth. NINDS National Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Resources and information on Neurological Issues National Organization on Disability The National Organization on Disability is a private, non-profit organization that promotes the full participation of America’s 56 million people with disabilities in all aspects of life. New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) is responsible for coordinating services for New Yorkers with developmental disabilities, providing services including service coordination, family support services, employment supports, residential supports and services, and clinical services. OPWDD Has published a resource booklet for individuals and families The Rochester Regional Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (RRCASD) The Rochester Regional Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders provides community education and technical assistance to professionals, caregivers and individuals affected by an autism spectrum disorder within our 17-county region within Central/Western New York State. Yellow Pages Yellow Pages for Children with Disabilities in New York State is an A-Z geographical guide to statewide resources for children.