Government Agencies providing information on Mental Health, Neurological and Educational Disabilities.


CASEL www.casel.org/
Center for Academic, social and emotional learning

National Institute of Neurological Disorderswww.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/disorder_index.htm
Index of all disorders considered neurological in nature- ADHD, Autism, Aphasia, Apraxis, Aspergers

SAMHSA Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services www.samhsa.gov/index.aspx
Government site for all topics related to substance abuse and mental health services search the free materials in the Samhsa store
nmhicstore.samhsa.gov/publications/ordering.aspx for teaching and resources dealing with mental health, anger, depression, substance abuse, and trauma.

National Institute of Mental Health www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/
Index of all disorders under the domain of mental health: Anxiety, ADHD, depression, eating, OCD)

Mental Health of America www1.nmha.org/children/prevent/stats.cfm Children's Mental Health Statistics and information on disorders of mental health: depression, bi-polar, anxiety, ADHD

NICHCY
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities www.nichcy.org/disabinf.asp
Fact Sheets on all disabilities included in IDEA

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry www.aacap.org/cs/root/resources_for_families/child_and_adolescent_mental_illness_statistics
Quick Statistics for teachers and families


Science of Mental Illness science.education.nih.gov/supplements/nih5/mental/default.htm
NIH curriculum for Grades 6-8, teachers guides and complete curriculum with clear explanations and diagrams

American Association of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities AAIDD
www.aaidd.org/index.shtml Definitions and community living resources


Teaching Toleranceactivities for teachers
www.tolerance.org/



Specific Information on Disabilities and Disorders includes resources with Teaching materials


ADHD

ADHD www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/adhd/
NINDS ADHD www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/adhd/adhd.htm

Bi-Polar

Bi-polar www.bpkids.org/

FASD

FAS Center for Excellence www.fascenter.samhsa.gov/
Teaching Students with FAS www.bced.gov.bc.ca/specialed/fas/welcome.htm

NLD

NLD www.nldontheweb.org/
NLDA www.nlda.org

LD

LDonline www.ldonline.org
Schwab learning www.schwablearning.org/

ELL & Cultural Diversity

NCTE Policy and resources: www.ncte.org/edpolicy/ell
NWREL Resources ELL www.nwrel.org/learns/resources/ell/index.html
Cultural Diversity and Academic Achievement www.ncrel.org/sdrs/areas/issues/educatrs/leadrshp/le0bow.htm
CLAS Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services clas.uiuc.edu

Substance Abuse

Center for Substance Treatment Abuse csat.samhsa.gov/

Center for Disease Control

http://www.cdc.gov/DiseasesConditions/