Statewide/National Links
The following Internet Web sites are listed for your convenience.  Inclusion of any web site should not be construed as an endorsement of the accuracy of, or support for, the information or views expressed by that site.

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Fragile X Syndrome | PDD | Prader-Willi | Rare Disorders | Spina Bifida |

National Organizations:
American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
American School for the Deaf 
Arc of the United States 
Association of University Centers on Disabilities 
Best Buddies Connecticut 
Best Buddies International - comprehensive Federal website of disability-related government resources 
healthfinder® (U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services gateway search site)
National Advocacy Group for People with Developmental Dsiabilities 
National Association of Developmental Disabilities Councils 
National Business & Disability council (NBDC) 
National Council on the Aging 
National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY) 
National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)
National Institutes of Health:  Office of Rare Diseases 
President's committee on Mental Retardation
Special Olympics
Special Olympics Connecticut
United States Department of Health & Human Services
Voice of the Retarded 
General Resources:
AbilityHub - Assistive Technology Solutions
Brain Injury Association of Connecticut
-For information on Traumatic Brain Injury and resources that are available.

Center for Assistive Technology (State University of New York at Buffalo)
Center on Human Policy
Connecticut Birth to Three System
Connecticut Tech Act Project
Council for Exceptional Children
CRSE at Oak Hill
Department of Public Health - Health Care Facility Regulatory Action Reports
Federal Web site that provides links to thousands of resources on disability-related issues
Healthnet:  CT Consumer Health Information Network
Human Services Research Institute
Institute for Community Inclusion
John F. Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development
(facilities and communities)
Special Act 08-5 An Act Concerning The Teaching of Children With Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities

Support Groups for rare or genetic conditions (University of Kansas Med Ctr)
The NEAT Center at Oakhill
Thomas (Legislative Information on the Internet)
The Sibling Support Project
Ticket to Work
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services "Comparing Nursing Homes National Database - Federal Data on nursing homes health care deficiencies
Other State Resources:
California Department of Developmental Services
New York State Commission on Quality of Care
Angelman Syndrome
(Center for the Study of Autism)
Asperger Syndrome
(Center for the Study of Autism
Asperger's Disorder Homepag
Autism Network International -
Web site written by people with autism
Autism Research Institute
Autism Society of America
Connecticut Autism Spectrum Resource Center (ASRC)
Center for the Study of Autism
National Institute of Child Health and
Human Development (NICHD) - Fact Sheets
Savant Syndrome
Down Syndrome:
Connecticut Down Syndrome Congress
National Association for Down Syndrome (NADS)
Fragile X Syndrome:
Fragile X Syndrome
(Center for the Study of Autism)
Pervasive Developmental Disorder:
Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD)
(Center for the Study of Autism)
PDD Support Home Page
Prader-Willi Syndrome:
Prader-Willi Syndrome Association (USA)
Prader-Willi Syndrome
(Center for the Study of Autism)
Rare Disorders:
Chromosome Deletion Outreach
Genetic Alliance
(formerly the Alliance of Genetic Support Groups
Landau-Kleffner Syndrome
(Center for the Study of Autism)
National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)
Purine Research Society
Rett Syndrome
(Center for the Study of Autism)
Rett Syndrome
(International Rett Syndrome Association)
Spina bifida:
Spina Bifida Association of America (SBAA)