In this section find resources for parents to help them with adopted children who have developmental and physical disabilities
Adopted Children With Special Health Care Needs: Characteristics, Health, and Health Care by Adoption Type
ASPE Research Brief (2008)
Describes adopted children with special health-care needs, health conditions, and health-care access and use across adoption types.
A Parent's Guide: Finding Help for Young Children with Disabilities (PDF - 121 KB)
National Dissemination Center for Children With Disabilities (2005)
Provides an overview of special education resources including a list of available services.
National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth
Presents useful information and resources for families of youth with disabilities.
National Information Center for Children and Youth With Disabilities
Lists articles and information about types of disorders and disabilities, resources, parent support groups, and services.
Parenting Children with Disabilities and Special Needs
Offers selected articles on adopting and raising children with special needs.
Parenting Children with Special Needs
Children's Disabilities Information
Lists articles, books, websites, and other resources for parents of children with disabilities and special needs.
State Councils on Developmental Disabilities
Lists federally funded programs that promote public policies about self-determination, integration, and inclusion for people with developmental disabilities.
Yellow Pages for Kids With Disabilities
Lists in each State consultants, psychologists, tutors, therapists, coaches, and other professionals who serve children with disabilities.