Parenting Resources

Parenting Resources

ACF  The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is a division of the Department of Health and Human Services, promoting the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals and communities.

AnnieE Casey Foundation  The Annie E Casey Foundation for Child Welfare.

BadCripple is a blog post written by William Peace. This is his take on being a parent with a disability.

BigBrothers Big Sisters  Big Brothers/Big Sisters Programs.

Cargo Jacket  The Cargo jacket is a fleece jacket that has concealed pockets that hold baby care essentials without having to carry a diaper bag. It’s the wearable diaper bag.

Disabled Parents  Disabled Parents is the internet’s one-stop resource for parents with disabilities.

Disabled Parents Network Disabled Parents Network aims to educate and increase Society’s acceptance of disability in parenthood.  DPN provides peer support, professional support, education, and awareness.

Disabled Parent Rights  is a small organization dedicated to combating discrimination that impacts parenting for parents with disabilities.

Easter Seals offers help, hope and answers to more than a million children and adults living with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other disabilities or special needs and their families each year. Services and support are provided through a network of more than 550 sites in the U.S. and through Ability First Australia.

LearningDisability Help Guide  Information on learning disorders and disabilities for children.

IdeaFit Fitness programs of kids and teens.

IdaHoat  Assistive technology Handbook for Parents with Disabilities

LD Online The worlds leading website on learning disabilities and ADHD.

MedicaidCHIP Program Children’s Health insurance Program provides health coverage to nearly eight million children in families with incomes too high to qualify for Medicaid, but can't afford private coverage.

NCLD The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) works to improve the lives of all people with learning and attention issues.

Now I Lay me Down  to Sleep Providing the gift of remembrance photography for parents suffering the loss of a baby. NILMDTS reaches every state in the United States and has been or is present in 40 countries worldwide.

Office of CommunityServices The Office of Community Services (OCS) partners with states, communities and agencies to eliminate causes of poverty, increase self-sufficiency of individuals and families and revitalize communities. Our social service and community development programs work in a variety of ways to improve the lives of many.

Parenthood360  is an article about parents with disabilities.

ParentingResources Parenting Resources is a parenting book for people with disabilities.

PDN The Parenting with a Disability Network (PDN) is a peer support and information-sharing network for parents and prospective parents with a disability. The aim of PDN is to develop consumer friendly approaches to parenting with a disability by providing opportunities for networking, peer support, information-sharing and education. 

RMHC  Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) is an independent 501c3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to create, find and support programs that directly improve the health and well being of children.

Shriners Hospitals for Children Shriners Hospitals for Children is a network of 22 medical facilities across North America. Children with orthopedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate are eligible for care and receive all services in a family-centered environment, regardless of the patients’ ability to pay.

St Jude St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, founded in 1962, is a pediatric treatment and research facility focused on children's catastrophic diseases. It is located in Memphis, Tennessee, and is a nonprofit medical corporation chartered as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization under IRS regulations. All medically eligible patients who are accepted for treatment at St. Jude are treated without regard to the family's ability to pay. St. Jude is one of a few pediatric research organizations in the United States where families never pay for treatments that are not covered by insurance, and families without insurance are never asked to pay. In addition to providing medical services to eligible patients, St. Jude also assists families with transportation, lodging, and meals.

Start a Snowball Start A Snowball, Inc. is a non-profit organization committed to empowering kids to engage in philanthropy. 

20 Useful Apps for Kids with Dyslexia and Learning Disabilities an article from Wiz Case with twenty great apps for kids to strengthen their learning skills. 

Through the Looking Glass  TLG is a nationally recognized center that provides training and services for families in which a child, parent or grandparent has a disability or medical issue.

USDA Programs Emergency food, free breakfasts and lunches for school aged children, WIC, SNAP benefits.

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