Links

National Institute of Mental Health

American Psychological Association
American Psychological Association's Children's Books
Maryland Psychological Association
CHADD: Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
The Child Anxiety Network
Children's Center for OCD and Anxiety
Social Anxiety Support
Selective Mutism Organization

Maryland State Department of Education: (all inclusive website listing a variety of resources for Early Intervention)
MCPS: (All inclusive link on MCITP)
Family Net Works: Locate resources for your child.
Pathfinders For Autism: Resources and events involving the Autism community.
Maryland Developmental Disabilities Administration: Resources and information for Maryland residents with developmental disabilities.


Maryland Coalition for Inclusive Education: Advocacy and legal services; workshops
Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene: Health and service information.
Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council: Resources for individuals with disabilities and their families.
Maryland State Department of Disabilities: Resources for individuals with disabilities and their families.
Maryland Association of Nonpublic Education Facilities: Information about nonpublic special education schools in Maryland.
United Cerebral Palsy: Information for individuals with Cerebral Palsy and other physical disabilities and their families including assistive technology.


AT LAST Inc, Maryland Assistive Technology Cooperative: Information and resources concerning assistive technology.
Blind Industries of Maryland: Information and resources for individuals with visual impairements.
Parents Place of Maryland: Information and advocacy for individuals with disabilities and their families.
Abilities Network: Resources for individuals with disabilities and their families including individuals with Epilepsy and Autism


My Turn Program: provides programmatic and financial assistance to families with children with Developmental Disabilities ages 3 to 13


Low Intensity Support Services: Low Intensity Support Services (LISS) is a statewide program -- to assist children and adults with developmental disabilities to improve their quality of life, remain in their own homes, increase or maintain independence, and participate in their communities.


National Disabilities Rights Network
Wright's Law: Comprehensive Advocacy Website to provide up to date information about case Federal regulations, Case law and pragmatic suggestions on how to participate in your child's programming.

Books:


Dr. Georgia's DeGangi has published several books and tests which include the following:

 

Pediatric Disorders of Regulation in Affect and Behavior: A therapist's guide to assessment and treatment by Georgia DeGangi is available through Academic Press, New York.

 

Effective Parenting for the Hard-to-Manage Child: A skills-based book by Georgia DeGangi and Anne Kendall is available through Routledge Press, New York.

 

Kids' Club Letters: Narrative tools for stimulating process and dialogue in therapy groups for children and adolescents by Georgia DeGangi and Marc Nemiroff is available through Routledge Press, New York.

 

Dr. DeGangi has also authored several test instruments for clinicians including The Functional Emotional Assessment Scale (FEAS) for infancy and early childhood (co-authored by Stanley Greenspan and Serena Wieder) available through Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning Disorders; The Infant/Toddler Symptom Checklist available through Therapy Skill Builders in Tucson, AZ; The Test of Sensory Functions in Infants co-authored by Stanley Greenspan and The DeGangi-Berk Test of Sensory Integration co-authored by Ron Berk, both of which are available through Western Psychological Services in Los Angeles, CA.