Language Impairments Special Needs Factsheet
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
This group provides services for professionals in audiology, speech-language pathology, and speech and hearing science, and advocates for people with communication disabilities.
Learning Disabilities Association of America
The purpose of this national nonprofit organization is to advance the education and general welfare of children and adults of normal or potentially normal intelligence who manifest disabilities of a perceptual, conceptual, or coordinative nature.
National Center for Learning Disabilities
This group provides information, resources, and referral services, develops and supports innovative educational programs, seminars, and workshops, and advocates for more effective policies and legislation to help individuals with learning disabilities. Contact them at: National Center for Learning Disablities 381 Park Ave. S. Suite 1401 New York, NY 10016 (212) 545-7510
LD Online: Learning Disabilities Information and Resources
This interactive site contains information and resources for kids, teens, parents, and teachers about learning disabilities.
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
NIMH offers information about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illnesses, and supports research to help those with mental illness.
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
The mission of the NASP is to promote educationally and psychologically healthy environments for all children and youth by implementing research-based programs that prevent problems, enhance independence, and promote optimal learning.
U.S. Department of Education
This government site offers advice, links, homework help, and information for parents, teachers, and students.