Clinicaltrials.com connects individuals to local and national health resources, and raises public awareness about clinical trials being conducted in communities nationwide. Be sure to register for future study information with their Be Informed Registry.
The I.C.P.A is a non-profit, chiropractic research organization dedicated solely to family health and well-being. The purpose of the I.C.P.A is to compile and publish research pertinent to children's health from conception, throughout pregnancy and in childhood. I.C.P.A membership is composed of over two thousand chiropractic doctors and students around the world. These members share a common interest in the advancement of quality chiropractic care for children.
*Accessible Chicago: Created by a special needs mom, Accessible Chicago is a free, on-line travel guide for those with physical disabilities who would like to visit Chicago.
Logon and discover information on wheelchair accessible parking, hotels, and public transportation. Registered users can add their own Chicago experiences on the site.
Logon at http://www.accessiblechicago.org/
CameraMouse.org Camera Mouse 2009 is a free program that allows people with disabilities to control the mouse pointer on a Windows computer just by moving their head.
The main audience for this program is people who do not have reliable control of a hand but who can move their head. People with Cerebral Palsy, Spinal Muscular Atrophy, ALS, Multiple Sclerosis, various neurological disorders use this program and its predecessors to run all types of computer software.
Click here to find out more information and to download the software.
Learning Discoveries Psychological Services (LDPS): This Center in Australia offers holistic remediation and alternatives to medication for individuals with learning difficulties, ADD/ADHD, anxiety, depression, addictions, autistic spectrum disorders and other behavioral problems. Services include Assessment and Screening, Counseling and Remediation, QEEG, Biofeedback and Neurofeedback, Heart Rate Variability Training, Sound Therapy, Diet and Nutrition, Retained Reflexes, Hypnotherapy, Body Work - Massage, Bowen Therapy, Craniosacral Therapy, Breath work, and Meditation. The teaching methods and programs used are based on the latest research from cognitive psychology and brain studies, blended in a unique way to accommodate diverse learning styles and needs. Many links and articles are included on this site.
MUMS National Parent-Parent Networking: MUMS is a National Parent to Parent Network whose mission is to help parents who have a child with any disorder, medical condition, mental or emotional disorder or rare diagnosis make connections with other parents whose children have the same or similar condition.
Pathways Awareness Foundation: is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of early detection and the benefit of early therapy for infants with physical delays.
Snowdrop: Snowdrop provides programmes of neuro-cognitive stimulation for children who suffer developmental problems. Those problems may express themselves as more global difficulties such as cerebral palsy or autism, or more specific difficulties such as dyslexia, dyspraxia, or specific language impairment.
The Children's Environmental Health Network: A national multi-disciplinary project whose mission is to promote a healthy environment and protect the fetus and the child from environmental health hazards.
The Institutes For The Achievement of Human Potential: The Institutes®, founded by Glenn Doman in 1955, is a nonprofit educational organization that serves children by introducing parents to the field of child brain development. Parents learn how to enhance significantly the development of their children physically, intellectually and socially. The Institutes® has programs for both brain-injured and well children, bookstores, question and answer areas and professional articles.
The National Academy for Child Development: An international organization of parents and professionals dedicated to helping children and adults reach their full potential. Founded in 1979 by internationally recognized educator and lecturer Robert J. Doman, Jr., NACD designs very specific home Neurodevelopmental programs for infants, children and adults.
The United Healthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF) is currently accepting grant applications from families in need of financial support for child health care treatment, services or equipment not covered or not fully covered by their health insurance benefit plans.