Information, training and support for teachers, students, parents and others concerned with the education, health and social and emotional well being of different learners.
The IDA's mission is to create a future for all individuals who struggle with dyslexia and other related reading differences so that they may have richer, more robust lives and access to the tools and resources they need
The educators' guide to learning disabilities and ADHD
Audiobooks for individuals with dyslexia
Dr. Ross Greene is the originator of the Collaborative Problem Solving approach -- now called Collaborative & Proactive Solutions
National Association for Gifted Children
A center for families of children with special needs
Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted
Bi-monthly, electronic newsletter for those who raise, educate, and counsel high-ability (gifted) children who also have learning challenges.
Accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities
National Alliance on Mental Illness
Resources for families of children with behavioral health needs, including mental health and substance use challenges
An online consumer resource featuring articles and information related to psychological issues affecting your daily physical and emotional well-being
The ADAA is the leader in advocacy, education, training, and research for anxiety and stress-related disorders
This foundation works to improves the lives of families raising children and teens living with bipolar disorder and related conditions
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network was established to improve access to care, treatment, and services for traumatized children and adolescents exposed to traumatic events
The CEC ensures the needs of children and youth with exceptionalities are met in educational legislation, establishes professional standards for the field and develops initiatives to improve special education practice
The Gesell Institute is an organization that works to promote the principles of child development as the basis for all decision making about young children
The Tree House of Montgomery County Maryland is dedicated to reducing trauma and promoting healing for child victims of physical abuse, sexual abuse, and neglect.
For mental health emergencies, please CALL 911 or go directly to your nearest hospital.
1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433) or 1-800-273-TALK (273-8255) (24/7)
1-800-799-4TTY (4889), for hearing impaired (24/7)
(410) 531-5086 TDD (24/7)
Domestic Violence Center (Columbia, MD)
(410) 997-2272 (24/7)