Minnesota Department of Education

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Autism Society of Minnesota -
Autism Research Institute -
Autism/PDD Network -

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Children and Adults with ADHD -

Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy Guide -
Cerebral Palsy Guidance - 
Cerebral Palsy Group - Online Information & Support - 

College Guides

College Guide for Deaf and Hard of Hearing -

College Guide for Students with Visual Impairments 

College Guide for Students with Physical Disabilities

College Guide for Students with Learning Disabilities

College Guide for Students with Psychiatric Disabilities

Deaf/Hard of Hearing

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association -

Developmental Cognitive Disability 

American Association of Mental Retardation -
CEC Division of Developmental Disabilities -
CEC Division of Career Development & Transition -

Down Syndrome

Gigi's Playhouse -

Early Childhood Special Education 

Minnesota Help Me Grow -
Help Me Grow is an interagency initiative of the State of Minnesota (Departments of Education, Health and Human Services) partnering with local service agencies to provide resources about the development of young children for parents and professionals. These resources include information on developmental milestones, YouTube videos, caregiver strategies to support development, screening and evaluation,  how to talk about developmental concerns. The website also includes a link to refer a child for intervention services if there are developmental concerns.

Emotional/Behavioral Disorders 

National Mental Health & Education Center -
Council for Exceptional Children (EBD) -
Behavior and Learning Disabilities
Links -

Learning Disabilities 

LD Online -
Learning Disabilities Association of America -


American Speech-Language-Hearing Association -
Center for Speech and Language Disorders -
Speech & Communication Special Needs of Children -

U of MN Extension family resources online