ADDitude magazine is the quarterly consumer publication about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD and ADHD) created and distributed by New Hope Media in New York City. It contains feature and service articles about ADD, ADHD, and learning disabilities such as dyslexia and addresses topics including diagnosing ADHD in children and adults, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder treatments, parenting children with ADHD, learning disabilities and school challenges, and living with adult ADD.
DDP Network https://ddpnetwork.org/about-ddp/meant-pace/
DDP, or Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy, is a treatment for families with adopted or fostered children who had experienced neglect and abuse in their birth families and suffered from significant developmental trauma. DDP is based on and brings together attachment theory, what we understand about developmental trauma, the neurobiology of trauma, attachment and caregiving, intersubjectivity theory, and child development. The family-based therapy helps children learn to trust and involves the child with his or her caregivers.
Disability Rights New York, https://www.drny.org/
DRNY is the Protection & Advocacy System and Client Assistance Program (P&A/CAP) for persons with disabilities in New York state, and as such, DRNY advocates for the civil and legal rights for New Yorkers with disabilities.
Empowered to Connect, https://empoweredtoconnect.org/
ETC is an attachment-rich community focused program that exists to support, resource, and educate caregivers. ETC’s resources and trainings are especially helpful for caregivers of children who have experienced adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), toxic stress, and maltreatment. We fundamentally believe that every human being has great capacity to grow and overcome adversity when cared for in supportive, connected, and nurturing environments.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Consultation, Education and Training Services. Or FASCETS, offers a variety of services to help individuals, groups, and organizations. The Neurobehavioral Model support the work of parents, caregivers, support workers, educators, and other professionals.
New York State Special Education Task Force, https://www.nyspecialedtaskforce.org/
NYSETF was originally formed as a local task force in the Capital Region and focused on improving the educational outcomes of students with disabilities. The task force purposefully promoted participation and collaboration among all stakeholders, including parents, advocates, attorneys, school personnel, service providers, educators, government representatives and individuals with disabilities.
North American Council on Adoptable Children, https://www.nacac.org/
NACAC it the go-to source for advice on parenting children in adoption and foster care, information on adoption assistance and the U.S. adoption tax credit, enhancing adoption practice, training for parents and professionals, and more.
Parent to Parent of New York State, http://parenttoparentnys.org/
This organization builds a supportive network of families to reduce isolation and empower those who care for people with developmental disabilities or special healthcare needs to navigate and influence service systems and make informed decisions.