Web-Based Resources


Children & Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Individual Differences in Learning

Information, training and support for teachers, students, parents and others concerned with the education, health and social and emotional well being of different learners.

International Dyslexia Association

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

LD Online

The educators' guide to learning disabilities and ADHD

Learning Ally 

Audiobooks for individuals with dyslexia

Lives in the Balance (Ross Greene)

Dr. Ross Greene  is the originator of the Collaborative Problem Solving approach -- now called Collaborative & Proactive Solutions


National Association for Gifted Children

Parents' Place of Maryland 

A center for families of children with special needs


Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted

2e Newsletter

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

Maryland Coalition of Families for Children's Mental Health

Resources for families of children with behavioral health needs, including mental health and substance use challenges

American Psychological Association - Help Center

An online consumer resource featuring articles and information related to psychological issues affecting your daily physical and emotional well-being

Anxiety Disorders Association of America

 The ADAA is the leader in advocacy, education, training, and research for anxiety and stress-related disorders

Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation

This foundation works to improves the lives of families raising children and teens living with bipolar disorder and related conditions

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

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

Council for Exceptional Children

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

Gesell Institute of Child Development

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

 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)

        1-800-422-0009 (24/7)

        (410) 531-5086 TDD (24/7)

  • Domestic Violence Center (Columbia, MD) 

          (410) 997-2272 (24/7)

          (240) 777-4417