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Administration for Children and Families The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is responsible for federal programs that promote the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals, and communities. ACF programs aim to achieve the following: families and individuals empowered to increase their own economic independence and productivity; strong, healthy, supportive communities that have a positive impact on the quality of life and the development of children; partnerships with individuals, front-line service providers, communities, American Indian tribes, Native communities, states, and Congress that enable solutions which transcend traditional agency boundaries; services planned, reformed, and integrated to improve needed access; and a strong commitment to working with people with developmental disabilities, refugees, and migrants to address their needs, strengths, and abilities. Website
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
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
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
Allergies: Latex Information on latex allergies, anaphylaxis, and reducing the risk of exposure to latex.  Tipsheet
Alliance of Genetic Support Groups The Alliance of Genetic Support Groups website helps build partnerships to enhance the lives of everyone impacted by genetics. The site can connect users with address and phone numbers, legal information, articles and membership information. Website
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
American Council of the Blind The American Council of the Blind is the nation's leading membership organization of blind and visually impaired people. It was founded in 1961 and incorporated in the District of Columbia. The Council strives to improve the well-being of all blind and visually impaired people by: serving as a representative national organization of blind people; elevating the social, economic and cultural levels of blind people; improving educational and rehabilitation facilities and opportunities; cooperating with the public and private institutions and organizations concerned with blind services; encouraging and assisting all blind persons to develop their abilities and conducting a public education program to promote greater understanding of blindness and the capabilities of blind people. Website
American Foundation for the Blind The American Foundation for the Blind website offers comprehensive information related to blindness and visual impairment. This site includes resources, fact sheets, reports, newsletters and press releases, the journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, Talking Books, instruction materials, calendar of events, scholarship info, and much more! Website
American Indians in Children's Literature (AICL) Established in 2006, American Indians in Children's Literature (AICL) provides critical perspectives and analysis of indigenous peoples in children's and young adult books, the school curriculum, popular culture, and society. The site offers links to book reviews, Native media, and more. Document