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Administration on Disabilities (AoD) The Administration on Disabilities works with states, communities, and partners in the disability networks to increase the independence, productivity, and community integration of individuals with disabilities. AoD includes the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AIDD) and the Independent Living Administration (ILA). AIDD is dedicated to ensuring that people with disabilities have opportunities to make their own choices, contribute to society, have supports to live independently, and live free of abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Website
After the Fire: The Teachable Moment Created by Prevention 1st for classroom teachers, preschools, and day care providers of children affected by a fire. The program provides free materials that help teachers and caregivers deal with the emotional trauma of children and move beyond the incident to teach life-saving fire safety and fire prevention. The program includes: 3 teaching modules with age-appropriate activities for processing the fire event, fire survival skills, and fire prevention skills; Reading list of books in English and Spanish that facilitate discussion of a fire incident, fire safety or fire prevention; Household safety checklists, and at-home activities students can take home. Website
Afterschool Alliance The Afterschool Alliance website offers this brief entitled "Afterschool and Students with Special Needs." The brief shares success stories of programs which have utilized inclusion to assist children in adapting to their community settings in afterschool programs. Document
AIDS Alliance for Children, Youth & Families AIDS Alliance for Children, Youth & Families was founded to improve the lives of women, children, youth, and families living with HIV/AIDS and to help to stop the AIDS epidemic among young people, families and communities. AIDS Alliance is dedicated to ensuring that women, children, youth, and families affected by HIV/AIDS and their care providers are heard in the public debate on AIDS. We work to make this happen through education and training, research, and advocacy. Our vision is that no voice be diminished in spirit or in volume because of age, race, gender, or sexual orientation. Website
Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing is a nonprofit membership organization that provides information to people who are deaf and hard of hearing regarding verbal communication, speak, speech-read, use of residual hearing, and the process of spoken and written language. Website
Allergies and Young Children This info module highlights some of the most common allergies and their symptoms in young children. Also included are proactive strategies to include and support children with allergies. Info Module
Allergy and Asthma Network Allergy & Asthma Network is the leading nonprofit patient education and advocacy organization for people with asthma, allergies and related conditions. Our patient-centered network unites individuals, families, healthcare professionals, industry and government decision makers to improve health and quality of life for Americans with asthma and allergies. We specialize in making accurate medical information relevant and understandable to all while promoting evidence-based standards of care. Website
Alliance for Early Success The Alliance for Early Success is a catalyst for bringing state, national, and funding partners together to improve state policies for children, starting at birth and continuing through age eight. Website
America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being (2017) America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2017 is a compendium of indicators about our Nation's young people. The report, the 20th produced by the Forum, presents 41 key indicators on important aspects of children's lives. The indicators cover a range of domains, including family and social environment, economic circumstances, health care, physical environment and safety, behavior, education, and health. Document
American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) AAIDD, (formerly AAMR -- American Association on Mental Retardation) is the oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization of professionals and citizens concerned about intellectual and developmental disabilities. We're tireless promoters of progressive policies, sound research, effective practices and universal human rights for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Website