Intellectual & Developmental Disability: Websites

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Intellectual & Developmental Disability: Websites
American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
(AAIDD) http://www.aamr.org/
promotes progressive policies, sound research, effective practices, and universal
human rights for people with intellectual disabilities.
The Arc of the United States
www.thearc.org
works to include all children and adults with cognitive, intellectual, and
developmental disabilities in every community.
Best Buddies
www.bestbuddies.org
is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with
intellectual disabilities by providing opportunities for one-to-one friendships and
integrated employment.
The Mental Retardation Research Center at UCLA
http://www.mrrc.npi.ucla.edu/iddrc/home.aspx
Conducts research into core causes of mental retardation and communicates
research discoveries to clinicians, patients, and family members.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/
Provides information about intellectual disability/mental retardation, including
causes, prevention, resources, and more.
Down Syndrome Association of Los Angeles
http://www.dsala.org/
Information for people with Down Syndrome and their families