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Maple Leaf Center
Linda J. Hudson and the Maple Leaf Center staff host conferences around the U.S. on nonverbal learning disabilities and social skills training. They are your resource center for books, tapes, toys and learning aides for NLD and Social Skills. They are excited to offer you these products to assist you in providing your individual best whether in clinical applications, teaching, consultation, research or parenting.

AANE
The Asperger’s Association of New England (AANE) is made up of individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome (AS), their families, friends and professionals. They are dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with AS and related conditions. AANE is overseen by a Board of Directors. The Executive Director is Dania Jekel. Their mission is to foster awareness, respect, acceptance, and support for these individuals and their families.

Resources for Test Takers with Disabilities
Information for applicants with disabilities who seek approval of reasonable testing accommodations.
Learn about what documentation is necessary to support requests for accommodations.
See what testing accommodations may be available for the test you’re taking.
View tips for preparing your documentation and getting ready for the test.

College Internship Program
The College Internship Program provides individualized, post-secondary, academic, internship and independent living experiences for young adults with learning differences and Aspergers Syndrome.

The MAGIC Foundation
MAGIC provides a wide array of informational, educational and support services. The Foundation’s Vision is to provide a system to complete that no child has to suffer from the lack of awareness (and subsequentially never treated) regarding a preventable or treatable problem. Dr. Dean Mooney presents at the Magic Foundation’s annual conference in Chicago on Nonverbal Learning Disabilities and Turner Syndrome.

National Organization of Disorders of the Corpus Collosum
The National Organization of Disorders of the Corpus Callosum (NODCC) is a nonprofit corporation established in 2002 by professionals and parents. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life of individuals with agenesis of the corpus callosum and other disorders of the corpus callosum by gathering and disseminating information regarding these conditions. NODCC works in collaboration with The ACC Network and several neuropsychological research programs. NODCC is supported in part by annual membership contributions. For information and support purposes, the NODCC develops written materials and videos, and sponsors conferences for families and professionals.

NLD on the Web
Co-created by Pamela B. Tanguay, author of Nonverbal Learning Disabilities at Home: A Parent’s Guide, and Nonverbal Learning Disabilities At School: Educating Students with NLD, Asperger Syndrome, and Related. Whether you are the parent of a child with NLD, a teacher looking for information on this disorder, or a professional interested in broadening your understanding of NLD, you should visit this site.

Online Asperger’s Syndrome Information and Support
As parents of children who are diagnosed with AS, we understand how essential is it that families of children diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome and related disorders, educators who teach children with AS, professionals working with individuals diagnosed with AS, and individuals with AS who are seeking support, have access to information. Although recently reminded that there is no oasis or paradise for those with Asperger Syndrome, we sincerely hope that they, along with parents and professionals, will find a bit of shade and support via the information presented and links available at this site.

Turner Syndrome Society of the United States
Enabling innovations in health & learning for Turner syndrome women worldwide! The Society is a non-profit public service organization with a two-fold mission: 1) to enable innovations in health for Turner syndrome women by: a) working with health-care professionals to expand knowledge about the condition, its diagnosis, treatment, & prevention through research; and b) promoting the successful rearing, affirmation, and support of individuals affected by the condition. 2) to enable innovations in learning for Turner syndrome women by: a) providing a public forum for communication of state-of-the-art information, exchange of ideas, and social support, b) increasing public awareness of Turner syndrome, its effects, & its possibilities.

Turner Syndrome Society of Canada
Our non-profit charitable organization shares up-to-date medical information on Turner Syndrome to families, physicians and the public. We also provide local mutual support groups for individuals with TS and their families.

Turner Syndrome Society of the United Kingdom

Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome
Welcome to the Official Web Site of the Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome (VCFS) Educational Foundation, Inc. The Foundation is an international not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing support and information to individuals who are affected by Velo-Cardio-Facial syndrome, their families, physicians and other practitioners. The Foundation is independent of — and not affiliated with — any particular institution.

Vermont Parent Information Center
The Vermont Parent Information Center (VPIC) is a statewide network of support and information for families who have a child with special needs or disabilities, and the professionals who work with them. Founded in 1992, VPIC serves families of children with special needs from birth to 26 years of age. Our goal is to offer programs to families that are helpful, relevant and easy to access. Most of our programs are free of charge.

Williams Syndrome Association
The Williams Syndrome Association is dedicated to enriching the lives of individuals with characteristics of Williams Syndrome. We do this by: 1) providing information and emotional support to individuals with characteristics of Williams syndrome, their families and the professionals who work with them; 2) developing programs and services to help build strengths and meet challenges from early childhood through adulthood; 3) increasing public awareness and understanding of Williams Syndrome; and 4) encouraging and supporting research into a wide range of issues related to Williams syndrome.