ADHD and Exercise
Benefits of Exercise for Children with ADHD
Autism Society of America
the nation’s leading grassroots autism organization, exists to improve
the lives of all affected by autism. We do this by increasing public
awareness about the day-to-day issues faced by people on the spectrum,
advocating for appropriate services for individuals across the lifespan,
and providing the latest information regarding treatment, education,
research and advocacy.
CHADD: Child & Adult with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD), is a
national non-profit, tax-exempt (Section 501 (c) (3) ) organization
providing education, advocacy and support for individuals with AD/HD. In
addition to our informative Web site, CHADD also publishes a variety of
printed materials to keep members and professionals current on research
advances, medications and treatments affecting individuals with AD/HD.
These materials include Attention! magazine, the CHADD Information and
Resource Guide to AD/HD, News From CHADD, a free electronically mailed
current events newsletter, as well as other publications of specific
interest to educators, professionals and parents.
Connecticut Birth to Three
mission of the Birth to Three System is to strengthen the capacity of
families to meet the developmental and health-related needs of their
infants and toddlers who have delays or disabilities. This is a State
of Connecticut program.
Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center
Connecticut (CT) Parent Advocacy Center, Inc. (CPAC) is a statewide
nonprofit organization that offers information and support to families
of children with any disability or chronic illness, age birth through
Council for Exceptional Children
Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international
professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes
for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities,
and/or the gifted. CEC advocates for appropriate governmental policies,
sets professional standards, provides continual professional
development, advocates for newly and historically underserved
individuals with exceptionalities, and helps professionals obtain
conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice.
CT State Department of Education Bureau of Special Education
State Board of Education believes each student is unique and needs an
educational environment that provides for, and accommodates, his or her
strengths and areas of needed improvement. The Board also believes that a
unified and coordinated continuum of educational opportunities and
supports serves and benefits all students.
Fun is an online source for arts and crafts, recipes, and parties for
every holiday, plus hundreds of ideas for kid crafts.
Focus on Learning (LD)
Educational resources, software and services are suggested for middle school, high school, and college students.
Learning Disabilities Association of America
you are a parent or teacher of a child with a learning disability – or
have learning disabilities yourself - you are not alone. Typical
learning difficulties include dyslexia, dyscalculia, and dysgraphia – often complicated by associated disorders such as attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
Since 1963, LDA has provided support to people with learning
disabilities, their parents, teachers and other professionals. At the
national, state and local levels, LDA provides cutting edge information
on learning disabilities, practical solutions, and a comprehensive
network of resources.
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
NICHCY stands for the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities. We serve the nation as a central source of information on:
- disabilities in infants, toddlers, children, and youth,
- IDEA, which is the law authorizing special education,
- No Child Left Behind (as it relates to children with disabilities), and
- research-based information on effective educational practices.
Raising Our Kids
is where you can find advice and friendship to guide and support you
through the trials and tribulations of raising children. Our site offers
a large variety of resource including parenting articles, advice, free
coloring pages, links to useful websites, message boards, and just about
anything else a parent or grandparent could want.
State Education Resource Center
has been in operation since 1969 through funding from the Connecticut
State Department of Education. SERC's commitment is to serve as a
centralized resource for professionals, families, and community members
regarding education and early intervention/prevention for all of
Connecticut's children and youth and their families, particularly
children with special needs, at-risk learners, and diverse learners.
SERC strives for the highest possible level of excellence in its
provision of professional development and other technical assistance
initiatives, family education and support, and information and materials
The mission of Success SEPTO is to work within our local
communities to encourage school districts, legislators, and families to
work together. The organization strives to understand, support, and
enhance education, and provide greater opportunities for children with
We serve Ashford, Mansfield, Stafford, Tolland, Willington and other surrounding towns in Northeast Connecticut.
Meetings are held at 6:30pm on the third Wednesday of each month at the Willington Public Library.
All meetings are open to the public and we welcome new members and
visitors. Please see our calendar for upcoming meetings and events.
For more information please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.