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Introduction to Disorders of ChildhoodIntellectual DisabilitiesMotor Skills DisordersLearning DisordersCommunication DisordersAutism and Pervasive Developmental DisordersADHD and Disruptive Behavior DisordersFeeding and Elimination DisordersAnxiety DisordersReactive Attachment DisorderStereotypic Movement DisorderTic DisordersInfancy, Childhood or Adolescence, Not Otherwise Specified
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Special Olympics
Special Olympics
The main website for Special Olympics, an international organization dedicated to empowering individuals with mental retardation to become physically fit, productive and respected members of society through sports training and competition. Special Olympics offers children and adults with mental retardation year-round training and competition in 26 Olympic-type summer and winter sports. There is no cost to participate in Special Olympics. "Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt."

The Balanced Mind
The Balanced Mind
The Balanced Mind is an extremely interesting and worthwhile site loaded with information on Child and Adolescent Bipolar Disorder. The site has a comprehensive guide for parents, resources and publications, multiple forums, online support groups, and more. Definitely worth checking out!

National Fragile X Foundation
National Fragile X Foundation
This site provides a great deal of information about Fragile X and related conditions (such as Autism), including definitions, causes, testing, interventions, and resources. The site is easy to navigate and the information is thorough and yet understandable. A great site to check out!

Research Autism
Research Autism
This organization works to carry out independent research into new and existing health, education, social and other interventions for autism and autism spectrum disorders. The goal is the improvement of quality of life and outlook for the individuals affected and those around them.  The website contains information about autism spectrum disorders and an extensive list of interventions that may be helpful with information available at a basic, intermediate and advanced level.   In addition, they offer links to related sites, a glossary of terms, and information on recent research studies.

Attention Deficit Disorder
Northern County Psychiatric Associates
This site offers articles on practical hints for raising and educating an ADHD child, including coping styles. There are book reviews and other links related to ADHD. The site also provides information on attention deficit disorders in adults.