General Information Links

Desktop Technology Services Limited: http://assistive.dtsl.co.nz
Making positive differences to enhance lives. A company using technology to help those who need it.

eBrain.com.au: eBrain.com.au
which is about Mental Photography & Brain Management

Tourette syndrome New Zealand: www.tourettesnz.com
For people who would like to learn or understand the truth behind Tourette syndrome.

Make a Child Smile: www.makeachildsmile.co.nz
Dedicated to children in NZ who are suffering from a serious/chronic life-threatening illness.

All Kinds of Minds Website: www.allkindsofminds.org
A non-profit institute for the understanding of differences in learning.

Association for Comprehensive Neurotherapy Wesite: www.latitudes.org
Exploring advanced and alternative treatments without toxic drugs.

Better Writing: Better Grades. www.basicwritingskills.com
Learn the simple rules of writing with this interactive user- friendly CD. This writing skills program will help students whose success in writing is hampered by poor expression and punctuation, and it will help teachers who are always looking for new and exciting ways to deliver basic skills.

Books in Homes Website: www.booksinhomes.org.nz
You'll be able to find out everything you need to know about Books in Homes and the many persons and organisations involved with this awesome program.

Bouncingbrains.com! Website: www.bouncingbrains.com
If the definition below rings bells for you or someone you know, you've hit the right page.

Bridges 4 Kids Website: www.bridges4kids.org
"We are a community of equal partners coming together to provide a circle of support for ALL children from birth to adult life with a special focus on those who have disabilities, special needs, or who are at-risk."

Child Forum Website: www.childforum.com
A very interesting site where we got the links above from.

Do 2 Learn Website: www.do2learn.com
Activities to promote independance in individuals with special learning needs.

Dr. Koop Website: drkoop.com
Dr. Koop medical encyclopedia has tons of information that you will want to check into further.

Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Website: www.dare.org.nz
The D.A.R.E. Foundation of New Zealand is a non-profit organisation that provides quality drug and violence prevention education programs for children, young people and families of New Zealand.

Ed-u-cate.com Website: www.mindspace.bravepages.com
Special kids require special handling, so if you are at your wit's end, maybe you will find a solution to life's little challenges right here!

EduSearch Website: www.edusearch.co.nz
Edusearch is a vision to bring New Zealand Education onto one site. Our intention is to provide a dynamic, informative and easy to use educational website that links all educational consumers and providers in New Zealand to each other and the world thus raising the profile of education towards the future in our country.

Exceptional Parent Magazine Website: www.eparent.com
EP's on-line resource. Continuing 32 award-winning years of providing information, support, ideas, encouragement and outreach for parents and families of children with disabilities, and the professionals who work with them.

Gifted Development Center Website: www.gifteddevelopment.com
The Gifted Development Center serves parents, schools, and advocacy groups with information about identification, assessment, counseling, learning styles, programs, presentations, and resources for gifted children and adults.

Hi2u Website: www.hi2u.org
4 people with hidden impairments - Attempting to open doors for people with hidden voices.

How To Learn Website: www.howtolearn.com
The answers to every learning need!

imagine - Finding New Stories for People who Experience Disabilities Website: www.dimagine.com
The website of David Pitonyak, Ph.D. which is dedicated to supporting people who experience disabilities and exhibit, what some have called, "difficult behaviors."

Learning Disabilities Association of America Website: www.ldanatl.org
The Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) is a non-profit grassroots organisation whose members are individuals with learning disabilities, their families, and the professionals who work with them. LDA strives to advance the education and general welfare of children and adults with learning disabilities.

Mind Steps Website: www.mind-steps.com
The aim of Mind-Steps is to identify obstacles to successful academic and social learning and help your child get the most out of his or her school experiences.

NZ Association for Gifted Children Website: www.homestead.com/nzagc/
Official site of NZ Association for Gifted Children with links to other associated sites. Gifted kids can suffer from learning disabilities (such as dyslexia, etc) which cause extra stress on families. The site will lead you to a 'checklist' for giftedness. In Auckland and other parts of NZ, there are special pre-school groups to extend the bright littlies.

National Center for Learning Difficulties Website: www.ncld.org
The mission of the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) is to increase opportunities for all individuals with learning disabilities to achieve their potential.

Parent Coaching Cards Website: www.parentcoachcards.com
Parent Coaching Cards offers an advice column for parents and a toolbox of skills for children.

Parent to Parent Website: www.parent2parent.org.nz
Parent to Parent is a support and information network for parents of children with special needs. Support is provided voluntarily by Trained Support Parents who have a child with the same or similar needs.

Schwab Learning Website: www.schwablearning.org
A parent guide to helping kids with learning difficulties which contains over 200 articles on learning disabilities and offers a free email newsletter, bulletin boards, and free publication downloads.

The Fathers Network Website: www.fathersnetwork.org
Our mission is to celebrate and support fathers and families raising children with special health care needs and developmental disabilities.

The National Foundation for Gifted and Creative Children Website: www.nfgcc.org
The main goal of The Foundation was to get much needed information to the parents of gifted children.

UC Davis Mind Institute Website: www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/mindinstitute
Families with children who have neurodevelopmental disorders have found few answers to how they can help their children grow into healthy adults. UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute offers these families new hope in unraveling the mystery that has long surrounded autism and autism spectrum disorders, fragile X syndrome, and other developmental disorders.

Wrightslaw Website: www.wrightslaw.com
Parents, advocates, educators, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, up-to-date information about special education law and advocacy for children with disabilities.

YoungMinds Website: www.youngminds.org.uk
YoungMinds – the children's mental health charity. Mental health is a state of well-being in which the individual realises his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community.

Youthlaw Tino Rangatiratanga Taitamariki www.youthlaw.co.nz
YouthLaw Tino Rangatiratanga Taitamariki is a community law centre for children and young people throughout Aotearoa/New Zealand. This site provides information about how the law can help you to overcome issues that may be affecting you. We hope that this site will encourage you to learn more about your rights.

Medical Malpractice www.medicalmalpracticehelp.com Over 200,000 people die each year just in the United States from negligence, medical malpractice and patient abandonment. Most people only have a basic understanding of what medical malpractice actually is and we would like to clear up the confusion.

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