State & National

  • Understood
    Understood’s mission is “to help those who learn and think differently discover their potentials, take control, find community, and stay on positive paths along each stage of life’s journey.”
  • ADDitude
    Focuses on the impact of ADHD (and co-occurring issues) for all ages.
    National organization that provides support, education and encouragement for children and adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.
  • Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
    Organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, including disabilities; 17 divisions for specialized information; special education publications, conferences and conventions.
  • Center for Parent Information & Resources
    National organization with disability information for all ages; resource information, publications; resources to help locate organizations and agencies that address disability-related issues; IDEA and No Child Left Behind information, as related to children with disabilities; research-based information on effective educational practices.
  • National Center for Learning Disabilities
    NCLD provides essential information to parents, professionals and individuals with learning disabilities, promotes research and programs to foster effective learning, and advocates for policies to protect and strengthen educational rights and opportunities.
  • Wrightslaw
    Leading website about special education law and advocacy for children with disabilities.
  • Education Law Center 
    In particular the publication on “The Right to Special Education in New Jersey: a Guide for Advocates”, second edition 2008 (English / Español
  • ADHD and 504s
    A 2016 letter from the USDOE Office of Civil Rights clarifying new guidelines for 504s for ADHD, with good general 504 guidelines as well.