Back to school guide for special needs families: Plan for your child’s school year now with articles for parents, teacher resources, visual supports, social stories, school rules and more.
This guide is intended to help you plan for the personal and financial future of your family member with a physical, mental or developmental disability. It will cover trusts and estates, wills, government benefits and services.
Medications can help children and teens in foster care, but they can also further impair them, derail them, and sabotage them. Without a clear understanding of their mental health issues, misdiagnoses can be made and incorrect medications can be prescribed.
Caring for Children with Special Needs is written for parents, foster parents and other caregivers raising infants, children and adolescents with HIV. This 293-page notebook is a resource manual that provides information and support for some of the day-to-day issues caregivers face.
This guidebook gives caregivers the tools they need to understand how mental illness might look in a person with a developmental disability, and information on what to do and where to go for help. It was written in order to help caregivers to partner with health care providers.
OMRDD’s Guide to Understanding Supports and Services for People with Mental Intellectual Disabilities and Developmental Disabilities in New York State
Parent to Parent of New York State builds a supportive network of families to reduce isolation and empower those who care for people with developmental disabilities or special healthcare needs to navigate and influence service systems and make informed decisions.