American Psychological Association
Rhode Island Psychological Association
National Institute of Mental Health
Anxiety Disorders Association of America
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
Rhode Island Divorce Mediation Center
Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island The Point, Rhode Island’s Aging and Disability Resource Center
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
National Association of School Psychologists
CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
Antidepressant Medications for Children and Adolescents: Information for Parents and Caregivers
Washington County Coalition for Children: an extensive support network of community resources for families in South County
American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Effective Therapy for Children
The International Dyslexia Association
Mood Disorder – Depression and Teens
Family to Family of RI: a network created by families for families of children and adults with special needs in order to connect and share information
Parents Support Network: an organization of families with children and youth who are at risk for emotional, behavioral and/or mental health issues
The Sensational Child: offers an array of services to improve the quality of life for children with disabilities and their families
The Autism Project
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network
The Asperger’s Association of New England
Here’s a source for research on young drivers, including those with autism: Friend’s Way: a bereavement center in Warwick for children 3 to 19 to explore and express their feelings of grief. Meets every other week and also runs a summer camp. No fees.
National Resource Center on ADHD – CHADD: Children and adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder publishes a variety of printed materials to keep members and professionals current on research, medications and treatments for ADD/ADHD.
A.D.D. Warehouse: Books, games, and other support materials vetted by CHADD to assist children and adults with ADD/ADHD.
A college guide for students with ADHD or LD: Tips for how to get organized.
National Association of School Psychologists – Resources for families dealing with school-related questions and concerns
Homework Help RI website
Intervention Central: lots of activities and information for parents, educators and clinicians about Response To Intervention (RTI)
Sylvan Learning Center
University of Rhode Island Disability Services
Beyond BookSmart: 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.