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Furnace Creek Inn, Death Valley, CA Pool

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Local Tucson Resources for Disabilities

DIRECT Center for Independence, Inc.: http://www.directilc.org/

 

AZ LINKS: http://www.azlinks.gov

Darwin Falls, Death Valley, CA

Darwin Falls, Death Valley, CA

Learning Disorders, Reading Disorder/Dyslexia, Mathematics Disorder/Dyscalculia

Learning Disabilities Association of America: www.ldanatl.org

 

LD Online: www.ldonline.org

 

National Center for Learning Disabilities: www.ld.org

 

International Dyslexia Association: www.interdys.org

 

British Dyslexia Association: www.bdadyslexia.org.uk

 

Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity: www.dyslexia.yale.edu

 

Yale Child Study Center: www.med.yale.edu/chldstdy/

 

Center for the Study of Learning, Georgetown University: www.csl.georgetown.edu/dyslexia

 

National Institute for Child Health and Development Research Program in Reading Development,  Reading Disorders, and Reading Instruction Initiated in 1965:

http://www.nichd.nih.gov/publications/pubs/Documents/reading_centers.pdf

Mathematics and Science Cognition and Learning: Development and Disorders (MSCL) Program; Mathematical Learning Disabilities: http://www.nichd.nih.gov/about/org/der/branches/cdbb/programs/Pages/mscl.aspx

Dyscalculia Forum: http://www.dystalk.com/forum/dyscalculia

 

What Works Clearing House U.S. Department of Education (Scientifically Based Curriculum for Children with Disabilities)

http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/

 

International Multisensory Structured Language Education Counsel (IMSLEC) (Trains Teachers in Multisensory Reading Curriculums for Dyslexics)

www.imslec.org/

 

LinguiSystems (Publisher): http://www.linguisystems.com/

Ashford Mills Ruins, Death Valley, CA

Ashford Mills Ruins, Death Valley, CA

 

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders

 

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders Children (and Adults) with Attention Deficit Disorders (CHADD): www.chadd.org

 

National Resource Center on ADHD (A Program of CHADD): www.help4adhd.org

 

National Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA): www.add.org

 

 

MTA Cooperative Group: National Institute of Mental Health Multimodal Treatment Study of ADHD: http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/113/4/754;  http://www.jaacap.com/article/S0890-8567%2809%2960066-6/abstract; http://www.nimh.nih.gov/funding/clinical-trials-for-researchers/practical/mta/the-multimodal-treatment-of-attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder-study-mta-questions-and-answers.shtml

 

ADDWAREHOUSE: www.addwarehouse.com

Death Valley, CA

Death Valley, CA

Linguistic Coding Difference (Difficulty Learning Foreign Languages)

Linguistic Coding Differences in Foreign Language Learners (Journal Article): http://www.springerlink.com/content/7mm3kv464g00l747/

Augerberry Point, Death Valley, CA

Augerberry Point, Death Valley, CA

 

Autism Spectrum Disorders/Nonverbal Learning Disorders/Asperger’s Disorder

NLD on the Web: www.nldontheweb.org

 

Waisman Center: http://www.waisman.wisc.edu/

 

Oasis at the MAAP website on Asperger’s Disorder: www.aspergersyndrome.org/

 

Autism Research Institute: www.autism.com

 

UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute: www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/MINDInstitute

 

Yale Child Study Center: www.med.yale.edu/chldstdy/autism/aspergers.html

 

Autism Research Centre (Great Briton, Simon Baron-Cohen): www.autismresearchcentre.com

Tony Attwood, Ph.D.

Tony Attwood (Austrailian Asperger’s Disorder expert): www.tonyattwood.com.au/ 

 

Temple Grandin, Ph.D.

Temple Grandin, Ph.D. (Famous autistic professor and animal behavior expert): www.templegrandin.com/

 

Autism Society: www.autism-society.org

 

Autism Speaks: www.autismspeaks.org

 

Autism Treatment Network: www.autismspeaks.org/science/resources-programs/autism-treatment-network

 

National Autism Association: www.nationalautism.org

 

National Autism Center: www.nationalautismcenter.org

 

Organization for Autism Research: www.autismresearch.org

 

U.S. Autism and Asperger Association: www.usautism.org

 

Future Horizons (Publisher): http://www.fhautism.com/

The following techniques have been found to be the best treatments for those with the Kanner Type of Autism Spectrum Disorder int the following articles:

Maglione, M.A., et al (2012). Nonmedical Interventions for Children with ASD: Recommended Guidelines and further Research Needs. Pediatrics, 130 (Supplment 2), S169-S178, dou. 10.1542/peds.2012-0900O.

Odom, et al. (2010). Evaluation of Comprehensive Treatment Models for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Journal of Autism and Developemental Disorders, 40, 425-436. doi:10.1007/s10803-009-0825-1.

Some-Autism Partnerships: http://www.autismpartnership.com/

Center for Autism Related Disorders (CARD): http://www.centerforautism.com/

DIR Floortime: http://www.stanleygreenspan.com/

Denver: http://www.autismspeaks.org/what-autism/treatment/early-start-denver-model-esdm

Douglas Developmental Disabilities Center:  http://dddc.rutgers.edu/

LEAP:  http://www.kennedykrieger.org/special-education/educational-programs/leap-program

Lovaas Institute: http://www.lovaas.com/

May Institute: www.mayinstitute.org  

PCDI: http://www.pcdi.org/

PRT: http://www.autismprthelp.com/

SCERTS: http://www.scerts.com/

TEACCH: http://www.teacch.com/

SENSE Theater Project: http://vkc.mc.vanderbilt.edu/studyfinder/359

 

Death Valley, CA

Death Valley, CA

Service and Therapy Dogs for Those with Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or AD/HD

 

4 Paws For Ability: http://www.4pawsforability.org/autismdogs.html

 

Autism Service Dogs of America: http://www.autismservicedogsofamerica.com/

 

International Association of Service Dog Partners: www.iaadp.org

 

Wilderwood  Service Dogs for Autism: http://www.wilderwood.org/

Northstar Foundation/Service Dogs for Autism: www.northstardogs.com/autism.shtml

 

Pet Partners (formerly Delta Society): http://www.petpartners.org/

 

Death Valley, CA

Death Valley, CA

William’s Syndrome

 

William’s Syndrome Association:  https://williams-syndrome.org/

 

William’s Syndrome Foundation- US: http://www.wschanginglives.org/

 

William’s Syndrome National Institutes of Health: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/williams/williams.htm

May, 2015 wildflowers, Tucson, AZ. Taken from DJI Phantom 2 drone.

May, 2015 wildflowers, Tucson, AZ. Taken from DJI Phantom 2 drone.

Turner Syndrome

 

Turner Syndrome Society of the United States: http://www.turnersyndrome.org/

 

Turner Syndrome Foundation: www.turnersyndromefoundation.org/

May, 2015 wildflowers, Tucson, AZ. Taken from DJI Phantom 2 drone.

May, 2015 wildflowers, Tucson, AZ. Taken from DJI Phantom 2 drone.

 

Reading Epilepsy

Article

http://www.jkscience.org/archive/volume102/Research%20Letter/reading%20epilepsy.pdf

Article Abstract

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10213537

Ocean of Biosphere 2, Oracle, AZ

Ocean of Biosphere 2, Oracle, AZ

Prader Willi Association

 

http://www.pwsausa.org/

Rain Forest, Biosphere 2, Oracle, AZ

Rain Forest, Biosphere 2, Oracle, AZ

Fragile X Foundation

 

www.fragilex.org/

Saguaro National Park East, Tucson, AZ

Saguaro National Park East, Tucson, AZ

American Association for Klinefelters Syndrome Information and Support

 

http://www.aaksis.org/

Saguaro National Park East, Tucson, AZ

Saguaro National Park East, Tucson, AZ

National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)

 

http://www.rarediseases.org/ 

Saguaro National Park East, Tucson, AZ

Saguaro National Park East, Tucson, AZ

Genetics Home Reference: Your Guide to Understanding Genetic Conditions (National Institute of Health)

 

http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/

Saguaro National Park East, Tucson, AZ

Saguaro National Park East, Tucson, AZ

 Speech and Hearing, Central Auditory Processing Disorder, and Hyperacusis

 

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders: http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/Pages/default.aspx

American Speech-Language Hearing Association: http://www.asha.org/

American Academy of Audiology: www.audiology.org

 

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS): www.entnet.org

 

National Coalition for Auditory Processing Disorders: http://www.ncapd.org/

 

The Hyperacusis Network: http://www.dmalcore@mail.wisc.net

 

Hyperacusis Research: http://www.hyperacusisresearch.org

 

Adult Loss of Hearing Association: http://alohaaz.org/

 

The University of AZ Living Well With Hearing Loss: http://lwhl.arizona.edu/

Tucson Mountain Park

Tucson Mountain Park

 

“Faceblindness”, Developmental Prosopagnosia

 

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/prosopagnosia/Prosopagnosia.htm

 

Propagnosia Research Centers at Harvard and University College London: www.faceblind.org

Face Blind!: www.choiser.com/faceblind/

 

 

Hotel Del Coronado, Coronado, Island, CA

Hotel Del Coronado, Coronado, Island, CA

Synesthesia (“Sensory Mixing”)

American Synesthesia Association:  http://www.synesthesia.info/

 

UK Synaesthesia Association:  www.uksynaesthesia.com/

 

Belgian Synesthesia Association: http://www.enotes.com/topic/Belgian_Synesthesia_Association

 

Mixed Signals (Synesthesia On-Line):  http://www.mixsig.net/

 

Synesthesia Resource Center: www.bluecatsandchartreusekittens.com/Blue_Cats_and_Chartreuse_Kittens_Rel.html 

Drone flying over Hotel Del Coronado, Coronado, Island, CA

Drone flying over Hotel Del Coronado, Coronado, Island, CA

 

Shyness, Social Anxiety, Social Phobia

Phillip Zimbardo’s Clinic at Stanford:

Shyness.com

1. www.shyness.com  

2. http://www.shyness.com/shyness-institute.html

Anxiety Disorder and Deprssion Association of America: www.adaa.org

 

Beck Institute: http://www.beckinstitute.org/

Naval Airbase, Coronado Island, CA

Naval Airbase, Coronado Island, CA

Helpful Places for People with Disabilities in Schools and the Workplace

 

Association for Persons in Supported Employment (APSE) (Onsite Job Coaches): www.apse.org

 

Job Accommodations Network: www.askjan.org

 

SquaresWhite

National Disability Rights Network (How to find Disability Law Centers in Your State): www.ndrn.org

 

The International Campbell Collaboration: http://www.campbellcollaboration.org/

 

The Promising Practices Network: www.promisingpractices.net

 

Khan Academy: http://www.khanacademy.org

Cactus Bloom Front Yard

Cactus Bloom Front Yard

Places for Recorded Books for the Print Disabled

Bookshare: http://www.bookshare.org/

 

Learning Ally: http://www.learningally.org/

Mission Bay, San Diego, CA

Mission Bay, San Diego, CA

Places to Check Out Complimentary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Techniques

 

National Center for Complimentary and Alternative Medicine (National Institutes of Health): www.nccam.nih.gov

FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition: Dietary Supplements:

www.fda.gov/food/dietarysupplements/default.htm

NIH Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS):

http://ods.od.nih.gov/

FDA Food and Drug Scams Website:

www.fda.gov/healthfraud

FDA Consumer Updates:

www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/default.htm

FDA Site to Report Side Effects: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/HowToReport/ucm053074.htm

FDA Place to Learn If Suppliment Has Undeclared Prescription Medications,or Steroids: http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm236774.htm

Medication/Suppliment Interactions (100+ Commonly Used Supplements). “Natural Health section” on Consumer Reports website: www.consumerreports.org/health/

Cochrane Collaboration: www.cochrane.org

Quackwatch: www.quackwatch.com

Pharmacopeia:: http://www.usp.org/

Mission Bay, San Diego, CA

Mission Bay, San Diego, CA

Information on Chimpanzees and Bonobos

Goodall Institute (Chimpanzes):  http://www.janegoodall.org/

Iowa Primate Learning Sanctuary (Bonobos-Teco the Autistic Bonobo): http://www.iowaprimatelearning.org/

Hummingbird mother back yard

Hummingbird mother back yard

Helpful Professionals

American Psychiatric Association: http://www.psychiatry.org/

American Psychological Association: www.apa.org

Amerian Association of Marriage and Family Therapists: www.aamft.org

National Board of Certified Counselors: www.nbcc@nbcc.org

National Association of Social Workers: www.naswdc.org

Behavioral Neurologist/Neuropsychiatrists and/or Neuro-Ophthamologist:

 

Speech Language Pathologist-American Speech-Language Hearing Association: http://www.asha.org/

AD/HD Coaches: http://www.nancyratey.com 

Professional Organizers: www.napo.net

American Occupational Therapy Association: www.atoa.org.