In this section find resources for parents to help them with adopted children who have developmental and physical disabilities
About Specific Disabilities
Center for Parent Information and Resources (2014)
Connects to a series of factsheets that describe specific disabilities’ characteristics and offer tips for parents on specialized care.
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Child Welfare Information Gateway.
Family Resource Center on Disabilities
Provides access to a list of resources for parenting children with disabilities and includes information on assistive technology, disability laws, and medical needs.
Parenting a Child With a Disability: Tips and Resources From Journeys in Disability (PDF - 341 KB)
Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (2015)
Provides resources and tips for parenting a child with disabilities and on ways to be most successful as a parent.
Parenting Children with Disabilities and Special Needs
Offers selected articles on adopting and raising children with special needs.
Yellow Pages for Kids With Disabilities
Lists in each State consultants, psychologists, tutors, therapists, coaches, and other professionals who serve children with disabilities.