Resources

Organizations within Central New York:
Onondaga County Health Department: http://www.onhealthyfamilies.com
Onondaga County Special Children’s Services: http://www.ongov.net/health/SCS.html
Onondaga County Mental Health Association: http://www.mha-oc.org
Syracuse Association for the Education of Young Children: www.saeyc.org
Exceptional Family Resources Resource Manual (contains listings for area community agencies and parent support groups) http://www.contactefr.org/servicedir.html
Mid-State Early Childhood Direction Center: http://ecdc.syr.edu/

Organizations within New York State:
New York State Education Department: http://www.nysed.gov
Family Initiative Coordination Services Project: https://www.eifamilies.com

Other National Organizations:
National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities: www.nichcy.org
National Association for the Education of Young Children: www.naeyc.org
Social Security and Disability Resource Center: http://www.ssdrc.com/

Autism:
Autism Society http://www.autism-society.org/site/PageServer
Autism Speaks: http://www.autismspeaks.org/
Autism Fact Sheet: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/autism/detail_autism.htm
Autism Research Institute: http://www.autism.com/
Free Calming Audio Download: http://www.calmautism.com/

ADD/ADHD:
National Institute of Mental Health: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder/complete-index.shtml
Children and Adults with AD/HD: http://www.chadd.org/
Attention Deficit Disorder Association http://www.add.org/
National Resource Center for AD/HD: http://www.help4adhd.org/
Healthline: http://www.healthline.com/health/add-adhd-attention-deficit

Cerebral Palsy
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/cerebral_palsy/cerebral_palsy.htm
United Cerebral Palsy: http://www.ucp.org/
4 My Child: Help and Hope for Life: http://www.cerebralpalsy.org/
Cerebral Palsy Medical Guide: http://www.worldmedassist.com/cerebral-palsy-resources-a-medical-guide/

Hearing Impairment

Onondaga County Resource Directory for Young Children with Hearing Impairments http://www.ongov.net/health/documents/HearingImpairmentGuide_002.pdf

Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) (sometimes called Sensory Integration Disorder, SID)
Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation http://www.spdfoundation.net/

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