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Related websites

ASSID
Australian Society for the Study of Intellectual Disability
www.assid.org.au

Disability Information Online Directory
A directory with over 2,000 disability related links including books, videos etc.
www.disabilityonline.com

Disability, Pregnancy and Parenthood International
UK organization that promotes better awareness and support for disabled people during pregnancy and as parents
www.dppi.org.uk

Disability Studies Association
The website is hosted by the Disability Studies Association, a UK based network concerned with expansion of knowledge that relates to the social model of disability.
www.disabilitystudies.net

Disabled Parents Network
A national UK organization of and for disabled people who are parents or who hope to become parents
www.disabledparentsnetwork.org.uk

International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disability (IASSID)
The International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities is an international and interdisciplinary scientific non governmental organization with official relations with the World Health Organization. IASSID has special interest research groups on Aging, Families, Health Issues, Mental Health, Parenting, Profound Multiple Disability, Quality of Life
www.iassid.org

Learning Links
An Australian charity and non-profit organization assisting children who have difficulty learning
www.learninglinks.org.au

Lifestart Co-operative Ltd
An early intervention program for children with intellectual disabilities or delays in development, or at risk of delay. It was established in 1996 as the vision of eight families to provide a community based program managed by families, for families. Lifestart is a parent co-operative providing a family-centred approach to the needs of children with disabilities and their families. It is based on the concept of partnerships between parents and professionals.
www.lifestart.org.au

NSW Commission for Children and Young People
www.kids.nsw.gov.au

NSW Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care
www.dadhc.nsw.gov.au

Parenting Research Centre
In June 2003 this centre released a Best practice in Parenting Education paper, entitled "Understanding and Supporting Parents with Learning Difficulties". This can be downloaded from the Centre's website.
www.parentingrc.org.au

Parenting Well
Resources for healthy families
www.parentingwell.info

Parents with Disabilities Online
The Internet's One-Stop Resource for Parents with Disabilities. Includes the Parent Empowerment network, a e-mail community of parents with disabilities, people with disabilities who hope someday to become parents, and (where applicable) nondisabled partners of parents with disabilities.
www.disabledparents.net

Supported Parenting
A website about and for parents with learning difficulties. Based on the work of the Parents with Learning Difficulties Research Programme at the University of Sheffield.
www.supported-parenting.com

Through the Looking Glass
A Californian centre that has pioneered research, training and services for families in which a child, parent or grandparent has a disability or medical issue
www.lookingglass.org

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