Reviewed Childhood Mental Disorders and Illnesses Information Links
(viewing 1 - 5 of 27)Special Olympics
The main website for Special Olympics, an international organization dedicated to empowering individuals with mental retardation to become physically fit, productive and respected members of society through sports training and competition. Special Olympics offers children and adults with mental retardation year-round training and competition in 26 Olympic-type summer and winter sports. There is no cost to participate in Special Olympics. "Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt." The Balanced Mind
The Balanced Mind is an extremely interesting and worthwhile site loaded with information on Child and Adolescent Bipolar Disorder. The site has a comprehensive guide for parents, resources and publications, multiple forums, online support groups, and more. Definitely worth checking out!National Fragile X Foundation
This site provides a great deal of information about Fragile X and related conditions (such as Autism), including definitions, causes, testing, interventions, and resources. The site is easy to navigate and the information is thorough and yet understandable. A great site to check out!Notmykid Inc
not MY kid, Inc. is dedicated to raising awareness about the most prevalent youth and adolescent mental and behavioral health issues, including substance abuse, ADHD, lying, suicide and depression, eating disorders, internet addiction, teen pregnancy, and other health issues. The site also contains an extensive collection of Parent Help articles on many topics, the ability to search for a doctor near you, and a list of community resources. The information is easy to understand, yet fairly comprehensive, and the site is easy to navigate.
This organization works to carry out independent research into new and existing health, education, social and other interventions for autism and autism spectrum disorders. The goal is the improvement of quality of life and outlook for the individuals affected and those around them. The website contains information about autism spectrum disorders and an extensive list of interventions that may be helpful with information available at a basic, intermediate and advanced level. In addition, they offer links to related sites, a glossary of terms, and information on recent research studies.