Behavioral/Social Skills: Psychological Disorders

Autism Speaks-dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for autism; to raising public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families, and society.

COSAC-is a nonprofit agency providing information and advocacy, services, family and professional education, and consultation. COSAC encourages responsible basic and applied research that may lessen the effects of, and potentially prevent, autism.

Repository of Internet Resources-to prevent or reduce violence or trauma in schools.

LD Online-“dos and don'ts” for fostering social competence, the teacher’s role in developing social skills, and many helpful articles on behavior modification, anger management, disciplining students with disabilities, and the emotional issues experienced by some individuals with LD.

Natl. Inst. of Mental Health-Autistic Spectrum

Natl. Ed Assoc.- When parents are involved in their children's education, kids do better in school. You'll learn why involvement is so important and suggestions for how to get involved.

National Mental Health Info Center- CMHS youth violence prevention efforts focus on the collective involvement of families, communities, and schools to build resiliency to disruptive behavior disorders (for example, oppositional defiant disorder, conduct disorder, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder).

Stanford Health Library
links to jump directly to topics of interest in Mental Health and Behavior

Traumatic brain Injury- The Brain Injury Association of New Jersey is a non-profit organization that brings together people with brain injury, their families and friends, and concerned allied health professionals to improve the quality of life after brain injury.