Intellectual Disorders - Resources
Association on Mental Retardation
- The American Association on Mental Retardation(AAMR) is an interdisciplinary
organization of professionals (and others) concerned about mental retardation
and related disabilities. AAMR's mission is to advance the knowledge and
skills of professionals in the field of mental retardation by exchanging
information and ideas.
Health Training Center - Research
and Traing Center on Family support and children's mental health, established
in 1984 at Portland State University, focuses on improving services to
families whose children have mental, emotional or behavioral disorders
through a set of related research and training programs.
about how studies are conducted
with psychiatric illnesses and what this means for current and future
SOFTWARE FOR INTELLECTUAL IMPAIRMENT
Foundation for Retarded Children
- To raise the consciousness to help those
less fortunate. The foundation also provides opportunities to promote
understanding of mental retardation.
- The Arc of the United States works through
education, research and advocacy to improve the quality of life for
children and adults wit mental retardation and related developmental
disabilities and their families, and work to prevent both the causes
and the effects of mental retardation.
Resources Inc. - Focuses on the needs of facilities working
with residents who are elderly and mentally retarded or developmentally
disabled. Offers software solution, staff training, and psychological
Buddies International - The mission of Best Buddies is to enhance
the lives of people with mental retardation by providing opportunities
for one to one friendship and integrated employment.
Center for Mental Health Law - Legal advocacy for the civil rights and
human dignity of people with mental disability.
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- American Association on Mental Retardation - Since 1876, AAMR has been providing leadership
in the field of mental retardation, AAMR is the oldest and largest
interdisciplinary organization of professionals concerned about mental
retardation and related disabilities.
Foundation - The foundation is to provide high quality
human services to children, adults and families with special needs
which derive from behavior, psychological, intellectual or neurological
- Mental Help Net - All about mental health. This net provides
information about different decease related to mental illness.
Center for Mental Health Services - Knowledge Exchange Network - Information and resources on prevention,
treatment and rehabilitation services for mental illness.
Health Internet Resources- Psychologist, psychiatrist, and social worker
directory, mental health journal and resource directory.