DELTA CONSULTANTS

OF SOUTH COUNTY INC.

RESOURCES

 

GENERAL WEBSITES:

 

American Psychological Association

 

Rhode Island Psychological Association

 

National Institute of Mental Health

 

PsychCentral

 

Anxiety Disorders Association of America

 

Here is a good web resource for our families: www.211ri.org. It has lists of contacts for heating assistance, clothing, counseling, after school programs, etc.

 

South County Hospital Primary Care Physicians who are taking new patients

 

Rhode Island Divorce Mediation Center

 

Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island

 

The Point, Rhode Island's Aging and Disability Resource Center

 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

 

National Association of School Psychologists

 

 

CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS:

 

Antidepressant Medications for Children and Adolescents:  Information for Parents and Caregivers

 

Washington County Coalition for Children: an extensive support network of community resources for families in South County

 

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

 

Effective Therapy for Children

 

The International Dyslexia Association

 

Mood Disorder - Depression and Teens

 

Family to Family of RI: a network created by families for families of children and adults with special needs in order to connect and share information

 

Parents Support Network: an organization of families with children and youth who are at risk for emotional, behavioral and/or mental health issues

 

The Sensational Child: offers an array of services to improve the quality of life for children with disabilities and their families

 

The Autism Project

 

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

 

The Asperger’s Association of New England

 

Here's a source for research on young drivers, including those with autism:

Friend's Way: a bereavement center in Warwick for children 3 to 19 to explore and express their feelings of grief.  Meets every other week and also runs a summer camp.  No fees.

 

 

ADHD:

 

National Resource Center on ADHD - CHADD: Children and adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder publishes a variety of printed materials to keep members and professionals current on research, medications and treatments for ADD/ADHD.

 

A.D.D. Warehouse:  Books, games, and other support materials vetted by CHADD to assist children and adults with ADD/ADHD.

 

A college guide for students with ADHD or LD: Tips for how to get organized.

 

 

SCHOOL PROBLEMS:

 

National Association of School Psychologists - Resources for families dealing with school-related questions and concerns

 

Homework Help RI website

 

Intervention Central: lots of activities and information for parents, educators and clinicians about Response To Intervention (RTI)

 

Sylvan Learning Center

 

University of Rhode Island Disability Services

 

Beyond BookSmart: an executive function coaching company providing customized in-home and online support, fostering independence and confidence, helping students improve academic performance and teaching them skills necessary to be more effective and productive in school and beyond.

 

 

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