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Autism, Disability Studies and Law

Autism Websites of Government Agencies and Professional Associations

  • Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM Network)

(https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/documents/ADDM_factsheet_2020_FINAL-508.pdf)

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Autism Spectrum Disorder

(https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/autism.html)

  • IEP-A Guide to the Individualized Education Program

       https://www2.ed.gov/parents/needs/speced/iepguide/iepguide.pdf

  • New Jersey Department of Education – Autism

(https://www. nj/education/specialed/autism/)

  • New York City Department of Education – specialized programs (ASD, Bilingual Special Education)

https://www.schools.nyc.gov/learning/special-education/school-settings/specialized-programs)

  • New York City Department of Health  - Early Intervention

(https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/health/health-topics/early-intervention.page

  • New York State Department of Health – Autism

                (https://www.health.ny.gov/community/infants_children/early_intervention/autism)

(https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/index.html)

Professional Associations

  • National Association of Special Education Teachers

               (https://www.naset.org/index.php?id=?86)

 

  • U. S. Autism & Asperger Association

(https://www.USautism.org)

Statistics

  • National Institute of Mental Health

(https://www.nimh.nih/health/statistics/index.shtml)

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – ASD data and statistics

(https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/data.html)

Autism Websites for Advocacy and Support

  • Autism New Jersey

(https://www.autismnj.org)

Non-profit organization provides links for workshops, webinairs, autism-related public policy, legislation and regulations.

  • NADD – The Association for Persons with developmental disabilities

(https://www.thenadd.org)

Organization for care providers and families to promote health and educational material and conferences.

  • National Autism Association – NY Metro Chapter

(https://nationalautismny.org)

  • Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)

(https://www.centerforautism.com/)

Autism focused links to civil rights of patients, media and video library, treatment services.

  • Help with Autism Spectrum Disorder

(https://www.psychiatry.org/patients-families/autism)

American Psychiatric Association’s guide to find psychiatrists and other resources.

  • Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation for Autism

(https://djfiddlefoundation.org)

             Advocacy for programs to serve adults with ASD.

  • Autism Speaks                                                                                                                                                   (https://www.autismspeaks.org/)                                                                                                                                                   Advocacy organization for people with autism, their families and educators.
  • New York Families for Autistic Children

(https://nyfac.org)

  • Organization for Autism Research

(https://www.researchautism.org)

Family-oriented for children and adults on autism spectrum.

  • Project ENABLE

(https://projectenable.Syr.edu)

Designed by librarians to assist and train adults with developmental disabilities to access web-based information resources.

Disability Studies Websites

Academic

Association on Higher Education and Disability (https://www.ahead.org/home)

Society for Disability Studies (https://disstudies.org)

ADA – Americans with Disability Act

ADA.gov (https://www.ada.gov)

Advocacy

Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (https://dredf.org)

National Center on Disability and Journalism (https://ncdj.org/resources/organizations/#family-and-social-services)

R. L. Mace University Design Institute (https://www.udinstitute.org)

Twelve Organizations for People with Disabilities You Should Know (https:www.diversitybestpractices.com/12-organizations-for-people-with-disabilities-you-should-know)

Wikipedia List of Disability Organizations (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki /List-of-disability-organizations)

Arts

National Arts & Disability Center (https://www.semel.ucla.edu/nadc)

Disability Providers Professional Associations

Accessibility Professionals Association (https://www.accessibilityprofessionals.org)

Association of Developmental Disabilities Providers (www.addp.org)

Association of Education Therapists (https://www.aetonline.org)

National Organizations Working on Disability and Higher Education (https://www.nccsdclearinghouse.org/national-organizations.html)

Federal Government Resources

IDEA: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (https://sites.ed.gov/idea/)

National Council on Disability (https://ncd.gov)

U. S. Department of Labor Disability Resources (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/odep/topics

Hard of Hearing/Deafness

Deaf NYC News (https //www.deafnyc.gov)

Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (https://www1.nyc/site/mopd/resources/deaf-hard-of-hearing.page)

History

Bancroft Oral History Archives (Disability Rights Movement) (https://bancroft.berkeley.edu/collections/drilm/)

Beyond Affliction: The Disability History Project – podcast (https://www.issuelab.org/resource/beyond-affliction-the-disability-history-project.html)

Disability History Museum (https://www.disabilitymuseum.org/dhm.index.html)

Gallaudet University Digital Video Collection (https://www.gallaudet.edu/archives-and-deaf-collections/digital)

Museum of disability History (https://www.museumofdisability.org)

R. L. Mace University Design Institute (https://www.udinstitute.org)

Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (https://www.aaidd.org)

Professional Organizations for People with Disabilities

The Society of Healthcare Professionals with Disabilities (www.disabilitysociety.org)

Research

National Rehabilitation Information Center (https://naric.com/)

Statistics

Annual Disability Statistics Compendium (https://www.disabilitycompendium.org)

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/fastats/disability-and-risk-factors.html)

Cornell University Disability Statistics (https://www.disabilitystatistics.org)

State Data Info on Disabilities (https://www.statedata.info/)

United Nations and other International Resources

Inclusion International (https://www.inclusion-international.org)

World Health Organization – Disabilities (https://who.int/health-topics/disability#tab-tab)

World Institute on Disability (https://wid.org)

Visual/Blindness Disabilities

Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (https://www1.nyc.gov/site/mopd/blind-low-vision.page)

Law Related Websites