More than a Mom
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"More than a Mom" is a rare and special book that will be a valued asset in private homes and staffrooms alike." --Teaching assistant

"So many books of this type tell you how to be a martyr. This book tells you how to have a life so you can do the best for your child." --Librarian

"It really helps to know I am far from alone, that there are ways to tackle issues without feeling overwhelmed and that it is all right to take care of myself." --Mom of a special needs child
 
More than a Mom








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Disability Associations – Canada
Association de paralysie cérébrale du Québec
Atlantic Cerebral Palsy Association
Autism Society Canada
Brain Injury Association of Canada
Canadian Association for Community Living (intellectual disabilities)
Canadian Association of the Deaf
Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Canadian Diabetes Association
Canadian Mental Health Association
Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Canadian Down Syndrome Society
Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders
Cerebral Palsy Association in Alberta
Cerebral Palsy Association of BC
Cerebral Palsy Association of Manitoba
CH.A.D.D. Canada (ADHD)
Epilepsy Canada
Fragile X Research Foundation of Canada
Muscular Dystrophy Association of Canada
Mood Disorders Society of Canada
The Learning Disabilities Association of Canada
NADD Ontario
Ontario Federation of Cerebral Palsy
Ontario Rett Syndrome Association
Saskatchewan Cerebral Palsy Association
Schizophrenia Society of Canada
Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Canada
Tourette Syndrome Foundation

Disability Associations – United States
American Diabetes Association
American Society for Deaf Children
Autism Society of America
Brain Injury Association
Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Epilepsy Foundation
Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health
Hydrocephalus Association
Learning Disabilities Association of America
Mental Health America
Muscular Dystrophy Association
National Association for Parents of the Visually Impaired, Inc.
National Association for the Dually Diagnosed
National Alliance on Mental Illness
National Down Syndrome Society
National Organization for Rare Disorders
National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Obsessive Compulsive Foundation
The Arc of the United States
The National Fragile X Foundation
The International Dyslexia Association
The Spina Bifida Association
International Rett Syndrome Association
Tourette Syndrome Association
United Cerebral Palsy Associations, Inc.

Other Useful Links —Canada
Ability Online.org (support network for young people with disabilities)
ARCH National Respite Network
Autism Awareness Centre
Best Buddies Canada
Canadian Abilities Foundation (directory of Canadian resources)
Child & Family Canada
Easter Seals Canada
March of Dimes Canada
National Educational Association of Disabled Students
Northern BC Friends of Children Society
Respite Services.com
Parents Without Partners, Inc.
PLAN (Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network)
Service Canada
Special Olympics Canada

Other Useful Links—United States
Americans with Disabilities Act
ARCH National Respite Network
Best Buddies
Child Care Aware
DisabilityInfo.gov
Disabled and Alone Life Service for the Handicapped, Inc.
Easter Seals Disability Services
Family Voices
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
Sibling Support Project of the Arc of the United States
Special Olympics
Parent to Parent USA
Parents Without Partners, Inc.
The Family Village Waisman Center
Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy

See More than a Mom for an extensive list of resources.