Reviewed Childhood Mental Disorders and Illnesses Government Links
(viewing 1 - 5 of 6)Autism Spectrum Disorders
This site provides overviews of Autism Spectrum Disorders, including symptoms/diagnosis, treatment, getting help in your area, research, and additional resources. The information is very thorough, but understandable. This is a good starting point for those wanting to learn more about this class of disorders.Tourette Syndrome
This site provides links to information on Tourette Syndrome including overviews, clinical trials, genetics, research, organizations, and specific information for children and teenagers. The site is very easy to navigate.Intellectual Disability
This medical encyclopedia entry provides a definition of intellectual disabilities, as well as information on causes, incidence, and risk factors, symptoms, signs and tests, treatment and prognosis, complications and more. This information is very understandable.Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
This site provides links to information including overviews, treatment information, coping strategies, related conditions, clinical trials, research, glossaries, organizations, statistics,and specific information for children and teenagers. The site is easy to navigate and is a great one to start with.National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
NIDILRR is a federal government grants-making agency that sponsors grantees to generate new disability and rehabilitation knowledge and promote its use and adoption. The NIDRR website provides information on programs and current research projects, grants, legislative and advocacy activities, and statistics.