Connect to web sites designed to provide support and information about dealing with cerebral palsy to families of children with CP.

The Michigan 4C’s (Community Coordinated Child Care) will give you the number for your local 4C’s organization. It has a list of licensed daycare programs in your area that take children with special needs. (800) 950-4171.

Seizure disorders information:

The EpiCenter
An epilepsy information site.

The Epilepsy Foundation:

Advocacy and Research Foundations

"Reaching for the Stars"
"Cerebral Palsy International Research Foundation"
"United Cerebral Palsy"

Learning difficulties resources:

LdOnline:  Learning disabilites On Line, a leading resource page for parents, children, and teachers:   
http://www.ldonline.org/

The Circle of Inclusion Web Site is for early childhood service providers and families of young children. This web site offers demonstrations of and information about the effective practices of inclusive educational programs for children from birth through age eight. 

Learning Disabilities Association of Michigan - 200 Museum Dr, Suite101; Lansing, MI  48933.  1-888-597-7809.  Email: ldami@aol.com

Disability Resources on the Internet:

http://www.disabilityresources.org/

Speech difficulties resources:  

Family files (speech resources) -
family fun and disability resources for families with disabilities & special needs:

Education

Children's Disabilities Information

The American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine is a multidisciplinary scientific society devoted to the study of cerebral palsy and other childhood onset disabilities, to promoting professional education for the treatment and management of these conditions, and to improving the quality of life for people with these disabilities.

Michigan Department of Education: Special Education and Early intervention services. The Office of Special Education and Early Intervention Services (OSE-EIS) oversees the administrative funding of education and early intervention programs and services for young children and students with disabilities.

A Multi-Media Cerebral Palsy Tutorial for Parents and Children:  

MedicineNet.com CP page

CDC cp page- great facts!  

U of Virginia cp turtorial page

Conductive education is an intensive, multi-disciplinary approach to education, training and development for individuals with cerebral palsy, spina bifida and other motor challenges. The CLC offers programs for children from infancy to adolescence.

Disability Resources

Arbor Circle has a full range of mental health, substance abuse and developmentally supportive services: 

Disability Resources on the Internet: 

Accessiblity Resources: 

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

Learning Disabilities Association of Michigan - 200 Museum Dr, Suite101; Lansing, MI  48933.  1-888-597-7809.  Email: ldami@aol.com

The Citizens Alliance to Uphold Special Education (CAUSE) is the Parent Training Information Center for the State of Michigan. CAUSE is a statewide non-profit coalition providing free information, referral, support, advocacy, and workshops to parents and professionals working with children with disabilities and special needs. Contact the main office at 6412 Centurion Dr., Lansing, MI 48917. Or call (800) 221-9105.

The Families and Advocates Partnership for Education (FAPE) project is a strong partnership that aims to improve the educational outcomes for children with disabilities. It links families, advocates, and self-advocates and provides information on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). 

Assistive Technology Links:

Technology for teaching special needs children

Closing The Gap, Inc. is a company that focuses on computer technology for people with special needs.

Michigan Assistive Technology Resource.  Works with school districts to assess students with disabilities and provide them with assistive technology.:

Caregivers section:

Cerebral Palsy - How Can I Help?

Information for Friends and Relatives of a Child with Cerebral Palsy.
From the Cerebral Palsy Association of Western Australia

CP caregiving books:

Books for Parents

Two for Joy: The Uplifting True Story of One Courageous Family’s Life of Happiness With Severely Disabled Twins Paperback – June 1, 2016  by James Melville-Ross

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