Helpful Links

Please note that these links are provided for your convenience. Because other people maintain these sites, we can't guarantee that all the information they offer is accurate or complete. We do try to list only sites that at the time we included them appeared to offer accurate information, and did not appear to include misinformation.

UT Houston Links

UT - Houston Harris County Psychiatric Center
UT - Houston Neuroscience Research Center
UT - Houston Center for Academic and Reading Skills
UT - Houston Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences


International Society for Autism Research (INSAR) (a scientific and professional organization devoted to advancing knowledge about autism spectrum disorders)
Autism Society of America
The Yale Child Study Center - Autism Group
Autism/PDD Resources Network (Offers many links to sources of interest.)
U.C. Davis M.I.N.D. Institute (A new research institute on autism.)
NIH/NINDS information site on Autism (An authoritative source for information.)
Center for the Study of Autism (Salem, Oregon) (Offers some basic information on autism.)
Asperger Disorder Information 
Autism Resources (has many links to regional resources)
Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support
ASPEN of America
The Autism Tissue Program (offers information to individuals and families who are interested in tissue donation in support of autism research)

Mental Retardation

College of Charleston study on Down Syndrome and Williams Syndrome - You and your family member with Down Syndrome or Williams Syndrome can participate in this study directly through the World Wide Web.
Down Syndrome Health Issues
MHMRA of Houston and Harris County 
The Arc of the United States
The Arc of Texas
The Arc of Greater Houston
Family Village (a Univ. of Wisconsin site on resources for persons with mental retardation)
The National Down Syndrome Society

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

National Attention Deficit Disorders Association
ADHD Information Library
Support for parents of kids with ADHD/CD/ODD

Schools in the Houston Area Serving Children with Special Needs (by no means a complete list!)

Arbor Pre-school for Children with Special Needs
Briarwood School
Memorial Hall
Monarch School
Parish School
River Oaks Academy 
River Oaks Academy ADHD Summer Camp
The Tenney School
Westview School

Learning Disabilities

Learning Disabilities Association of Texas
NLDline (Nonverbal Learning Disabilities)
NLD on the Web

Other Groups and Sites

Child And Adolescent Bipolar Foundation
Tourette Syndrome Association, Inc.

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