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The Food Allergy Network The Food Allergy Network provides education, increases public awareness, and advance research on behalf of those affected by food allergies. They have a bi-monthly newsletter. Website
The Foundation Fighting Blindness The Foundation Fighting Blindness research organization that funds retinal degenerative disease research and provides contacts and information for affected families, specialists and professionals. Annual report, mailing list, scientific advisory board, great regular and "scientific" links. Website
The Fundamentals of Consultation Podcast on "The Fundamentals of Consultation&": What is inclusion consultation and how does it benefit children with special needs in early childhood programming? In this first of a series of podcasts on the topic of inclusion consultation, Priscilla Weigel describes the role of the consultant in helping children and staff feel successful! Podcast
The Fundamentals of Preparing for and Surviving a Disaster in the Home It's not everyday that we think about preparing our homes for emergencies, because who wants to think about the worst happening? However, every now and then, there will be moments when the worst does happen -- and we'll wish we were more prepared. This guide will help you prepare your home for common emergencies and disasters to allow you to live comfortably and with a peace of mind. While emergencies don't happen on a daily basis, it never hurts to have an emergency kit put together, and enough supplies on hand to keep you and your family safe and afloat until the situation gets better. Document
The Future of Children The Future of Children is published twice annually to share information on major issues related to children's well-being. The journal is free and available on the web and can be ordered. Past issues have covered topics such as, Unintentional Injuries in Childhood, Domestic Violence and Children, When School is Out, Protecting Children from Abuse and Neglect, Financing Child Care, Special Education for Children with Disabilities, and long-term Outcomes of Early Childhood Programs. Website
The Genetic Testing Registry (GTR) The Genetic Testing Registry (GTR®) provides a central location for voluntary submission of genetic test information by providers. The scope includes the test's purpose, methodology, validity, evidence of the test's usefulness, and laboratory contacts and credentials. The overarching goal of the GTR is to advance the public health and research into the genetic basis of health and disease. Website
The Genius of Babies Curious what goes on inside a tiny human mind? They can?t talk (yet), but babies know a lot more than you think. Click on the link below to discover five TED Talks, each of which explores the genius of babies from a different perspective. Website
The Genius of Play Play is more than just fun and games—it helps children build a range of developmental skills that will serve them throughout their lives.  Website
The Global and Regional Asperger Syndrome Partnership (GRASP) At GRASP we envision a world where all individuals on the autism spectrum are respected, valued, and fairly represented; where appropriate supports and services are readily available to those in need; and where people on the spectrum are empowered to participate in policy and personal decisions that affect their lives. With an emphasis on community outreach and individuals advocating for their own needs, GRASP?s by-laws stipulate that the Executive Director, 100% of the Advisory Board, and 50% of the Board of Directors of GRASP must be people who are diagnosed on the autism spectrum. On a national level, GRASP speaks up to make sure the views of adults and teens on the autism spectrum are represented in the media and in public policy. On the local level, GRASP advocates for the needs of individuals in crisis. Through a network of regional peer-run support groups and online discussion groups, GRASP helps adults and teens across the country. GRASP also offers support to family members and clinicians, through an online discussion group. GRASP?s in-school programs offer schools a simple yet highly effective way to help students on the autism spectrum learn advocacy skills, social ability, and gain self-esteem. GRASP helps educate the public and raise awareness by delivering presentations and workshops developed and run by adults and teens on the autism spectrum. GRASP also maintains a website with a library of free online resources. Website
The Gray Center for Social Learning and Understanding The Gray Center For Social Learning and Understanding is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and those who work alongside them to improve mutual understanding. We approach the social impairment in ASD as a shared impairment. We work to improve social understanding on both sides of the social equation, helping both persons with ASD and those who interact with them to be able to communicate more effectively. The goals of the Gray Center are to: * Publish or finance the publication of written, video and audio materials * Conduct, sponsor, and fund educational activities and programs. * Develop instructional programs and strategies for teachers. * Sponsor and fund medical, psychological, sociological, and other research. * Provide research grants to persons studying autism spectrum disorders. * Publish or finance the publication of written, video and audio materials. * Make charitable gifts and grants for the benefit of persons with autistic spectrum disorders, and their families, their schools and care givers. Website