Web sites

Resources

New York State Department of Education

Onondaga County Mental Health Association

National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities

National Association for the Education of Young Children

Central New York Coalition for Young Children with Special Needs
Organization of agencies and programs in our county working together to provide for preschool special education students.

Early Childhood Direction Center
Works with families to help match the needs of their child with available services, including daycare, preschool and community agencies.

Exceptional Family Resources
Partners with families providing services (Medicaid Service Coordination), residential habilitiation, respite, information, referral, and advocacy.

Child Care Solutions
Childcare resource and referral agency to promote accessible, quality childcare services.

NYS Office of Children and Family Services
Daycare licensing and technical assistance for family day care, daycare centers and school age child care.

Onondaga County Health Department
There are links on this website to special children services including early intervention, preschool, and children with special health and/or physical concerns.

Autism

National Autism Center

Families for Effective Autism Treatment of CNY (FEAT)

Central New York Autism Society of America

New York Acts The State Education Department (SED) has launched a website called New York ACTS for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their families. It is a single comprehensive resource for important information regarding state services available

Autism Society

Autism Speaks

Autism Fact Sheet

Autism Research Institute

Attention Disorders

National Institute of Mental Health
This will link you to attention deficit and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder information.

Children and Adults with AD/HD

Attention Deficit Disorder Association

National Resource Center for AD/HD

Cerebral Palsy

National Institute of Neurologic Disorders and Stroke

United Cerebral Palsy

4 My Child: Help and Hope for Life

Sensory Processing

ComeUnity