RESOURCES

GENERAL WEBSITES

American Psychological Association  website

Rhode Island Psychological Association  website

National Institute of Mental Health  website

PsychCentral  website

Anxiety Disorders Association of America  website

Here is a good web resource for our families:  www.211ri.org.  It has lists of contacts for heating assistance, clothing, counseling, after school programs, etc.

South County Hospital  Primary Care Physicians who are taking new patients  website

Sex Addicts Anonymous (SAA) - open meetingevery Wednesday at 8:00 PM - Saint Lukes Church, 99 Pierce Street, East Greenwich, RI.  This is the first and only 12-step support group for sex addicts offered in Rhode Island.

Rhode Island Divorce Mediation Center  website

Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island  website

The Point, Rhode Island's Aging and Disability Resource Center  website

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration  website

National Association of School Psychologists  website


 

 

 

 

CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

Antidepressant Medications for Children and Adolescents:  Information for Parents and Caregivers  website

Washington County Coalition for Children an extensive support network of community resources for families in South County  website

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry  website

Effective Therapy for Children  website

The International Dyslexia Association  website

Mood Disorder - Depression and Teens  website

Family to Family of RI a network created by families for familiesof children and adults with special needs---connect and share information   website

Parents Support Network an organization of families with children and youth who are at risk for emotional,behavioal and/or mental issues website

The Sensational Child offers an array of services to improve the quality of life for children with disabilities and their families  website

The Autism Projec website

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network  website

The Aspergers Association of New England  website

Here's a source for research on young drivers, including those with autism.

Friend's Way is a bereavement center in Warwick for children 3 to 19 to explore and express their feelings of grief.  Meets every other week and also also run a summer camp.  No fees. Contactfriendsway.org.

 

 

ADHD

CHADD Children and adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder publishes a variety of printed materials to keep members and professionalscurrent on research,medications and treatments with AD/HD.  website

A.D.D. Warehouse  Books, games, and other support materials vetted by CHADD to assist children and adults with ADD/ADHD.  website

National Resource Center on ADHD A program of CHADD.  website

A college guide for students with ADHD or LD:  website

Tips for how to get organized.

 

SCHOOL PROBLEMS

National Association of School Psychologists   Resources for families dealing with school-related questions and concerns  website

Homework Help RI website

Intervention Central  Lots of activities and information for parents, educators, and clinicians about Response To Intervention (RTI) website

Sylvan Learning Center  website

University of Rhode Island Disability Services  website

Beyond BookSmart is an executive function coaching company providing customized in-home and online support, fostering independence and confidence, helping students improve academic performance, and teaching them skills necessary to be more effective and productive in school and beyond.