Resources & Links

A selection of links that are all related to Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics.

     Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AIDD)
AIDD is dedicated to ensuring that individuals with developmental disabilities and their families are able to fully participate in and contribute to all aspects of community life in the United States and its territories.
     American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry web site is designed to assist families in understanding developmental, behavioral, and mental health disorders affecting children and families. See section "Facts for Families and Other Resources."
     American Academy of Pediatrics - Committee on Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health
American Academy of Pediatrics website with recommendations of preventive pediatric health care, policies, and publications.
     The Association of University Centers on Disabilities
The Association of University Centers on Disabilities is a network of interdisciplinary Centers advancing policy and practice for and with individuals with developmental and other disabilities, their families, and communities
     Bright Futures
Bright Futures website contains tools, publications, and information to promote the health of children and adolescents
     The Center for Parent Information and Resources
A central resource of information and products to the community of Parent Training Information (PTI) Centers and the Community Parent Resource Centers (CPRCs), so that they can focus their efforts on serving families of children with disabilities.
     Council of Pediatric Subspecialties (CoPS)
The CoPS website provides resources in support of its mission to advance child health through communication and collaboration within its network of pediatric subspecialties and liaison organizations.
The website, contains a wealth of information on clinical conditions, screening instruments, and coding strategies. This site is of enormous value to experienced practitioners as well as entering students!!
     The Disability Evaluation Under Social Security
The Disability Evaluation Under Social Security, (also known as the Blue Book, prepared to provide health professionals with an understanding of the disability programs administered by the Social Security Administration
     Family Voices
Family Voices is the website for this national advocacy group for families of children with mental health disorders and developmental disabilities
     Learn the Signs Act Early
The Learn the Signs Act Early website provides resources to aids families in tracking important milestones about how children play, learn, speak, act, and move from birth to 5 years.
     Maternal and Child Health Bureau
     National Institute of Mental Health
Website of the National Institute of Mental Health with a section on Child and Adolescent Mental Health containing information on illnesses such as eating disorders, depression, ADHD, anxiety disorder.
     National Mental Health Association
The National Mental Health Association is the country's oldest and largest nonprofit organization addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illness.
     Online Colleges
The Online Colleges website contains guidance to college support for students with disabilities; information on the rights of students with disabilities; considerations to make before applying and enrolling; and a listing of additional resources.
     Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man
A comprehensive compendium of information on genetic disorders.
     The Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
The Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics was founded in 1982 to improve the health care of infants, children, and adolescents by promoting research and teaching in developmental and behavioral pediatrics.
     Think College
The Think College website provides resources to support people with intellectual disabilities in their search for the complete array of college opportunities available.
     US Department of Education
US Department of Education, Laws & Guidance
Contains information on advocacy for children with disabilities
     Zero to Three
Zero to Three website with advice on every aspect of child development from birth to age three. Also has a Quality Child Care Checklist to use in selecting a childcare provider.