Resources


General Resources (Most are Ohio-based)

 

Access Center for Independent Living

901 S. Ludlow Street

Dayton, OH  45402

937-341-5202

www.acils.com/

 

Assistive Technology of Ohio

1314 Kinnear Road

Suite 1704

Columbus, OH  43212

614-292-7721

www.atohio.org/

 

Bureau for Children with Medical Handicaps

www.odh.ohio.gov/odhprograms/cmh/cwmh/bcmh1.aspx/

 

The Disability Foundation

40 N. Main Street

Suite 2300

Dayton, OH  45423

937-225-9939

www.disability-foundation.org/

 

Guardianship and Estate Planning Information

Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council

www.childwelfare.gov/

www.ddc.ohio.gov/

 

IEP Annotations

www.edresourcesohio.org/files/iep_annotations.pdf/

Medicaid and waiver programs―Contact the agency or agencies in your state that offer home care waiver programs. For general information, see the Medicaid website.

www.Medicaid.gov/

Ohio Medicaid Resources

www.olrs.ohio.gov/medicaid-waivers/

www.jfs.ohio.gov/OHP/consumer.stm/

www.thedesk.info/states-and-territories-ohio-hcbs-waiver-programs/

 

Miami Valley Regional Center

Contact for assistance with educational services for special needs children in Clark, Darke, Greene, Miami, Montgomery and Preble counties.

4801 Springfield Street

Riverside, OH 45431

www.mcesregionalcenter.com/

 

National Federation of the Blind – Ohio

P.O Box 458

Athens, OH  45701

800-396-6326

www.nfbohio.org/

 

Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities

165 W. Center Street

Suite 302

Marion, OH  43302

800-374-2806

www.ocecd.org/

 

Ohio Legal Rights Services

50 W. Broad Street

Suite 1400

Columbus, OH  43215

800-282-9181

614-466-7264

www.olrs.ohio.gov/

 

Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission

www.rsc.ohio.gov/

 

Parent Mentor Council

Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities

Suite 302

Marion, OH  43302

800-374-2806 ext. 20

www.ocecd.org/

 

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

www.ssa.gov/

 

Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy

www.wrightslaw.com/

 

Wrightslaw Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities

www.yellowpagesforkids.com/

 

 

Disease/Condition Specific Resources

 

ADHD

National Resource Center on ADHD

www.help4adhd.org/

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder

www.CHADD.org/

 

Allergy and Asthma

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

www.aafa.org/

American Lung Association

www.lungusa.org/lung-disease/asthma/

 

Anorexia/Bulimia

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders

www.anad.org/

 

Autism

www.autism-society.org/

www.autismspeaks.org/

 

Blindness

National Federation of the Blind

www.nfb.org/

 

Cancer

www.cancer.org/

 

Caregiver Wellness

www.caregiverwellness.blogspot.com/

National Family Caregivers Association

www.nfacares.org/

 

Cerebral Palsy

United Cerebral Palsy

www.ucp.org/

 

Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

www.cff.org/

 

Developmental Disability

The National Association for persons with Developmental Disabilities

www.thenadd.org/

 

Diabetes

American Diabetes Association

www.diabetes.org/

Children with Diabetes

www.childrenwithdiabetes.com/

 

Down Syndrome

National Down Syndrome Society

www.ndss.org/

 

Epilepsy

National Epilepsy Foundation

www.epilepsyfoundation.org/

 

Hearing Impaired

National Hearing Loss Association

www.hearingloss.org/

 

Heart Disorders

National Association for Children’s Heart Disorders

www.kidswithheart.org/

 

Hemophilia

National Hemophilia Foundation

www.hemophilia.org/

 

Learning Disability

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

www.nichcy.org/

 

Mental Health Issues

Mental Health America

www.nmha.org/

 

Muscular Dystrophy

www.mdausa.org/

 

Multiple Sclerosis

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

www.nationalmssociety.org/

 

Sickle Cell Disease

American Sickle Cell Anemia Association

www.ascaa.org/

Sickle Cell Disease Association of America

www.sicklecelldisease.org/

 

Tourette Syndrome

Tourette Syndrome Association

www.tsa-usa.org/