Good Links

It is stunning to compare how services, laws and information have developed in the five decades since we sought help for Billy and found almost nothing! The links below show some of the sites we find most informative, reliable and worthwhile. If you know of another we should add to the list, please recommend the link to the webmaster.




Beach Center on Disability

Disability Rights Movement (wikipedia)

NICHCY (National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities) Complete listing of disabilities and information related to them.

Down Syndrome

Down Syndrome (wikipedia)


IDEA—the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

Ethical Issues

Patricia E. Bauer, News & Commentary on Disability Issues: Prenatal Screening and Testing

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights from the General Assembly of the United Nations

Mental Retardation

Mental Retardation (wikipedia)


Council for Exceptional Children

National Down Syndrome Congress

Special Education

Special Education, (wikipedia)