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Information on Other Disability-Related Topics

Postby Angelina David » Fri Dec 07, 2012 7:55 am

Childstats.gov.
Childstats is the website of the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, or the Forum. It offers easy access to federal and state statistics and reports on children and their families, including: population and family characteristics, economic security, health, behavior and social environment, and education.
http://www.childstats.gov/

Dispute resolution.
How are special education disputes resolved? Visit CADRE (National Center for Dispute Resolution in Special Education) and find out.
http://www.directionservice.org/cadre/indexResearchEval.cfm

Employment of those with disabilities.
Statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor.
http://www.dol.gov/dol/topic/disability/statistics.htm

FastStats at CDC.
We mentioned The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) above with respect to the statistics it makes available on disabilities. Its FastStats site also gives you quick access to statistics on topics of public health importance, such as: child health, adolescent health, and home health care.
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/default.htm

Juvenile justice.
The National Center on Education, Disability, and Juvenile Justice (EDJJ) examines the overrepresentation of youth with disabilities at-risk for contact with the courts or already involved in the juvenile delinquency system.
http://www.edjj.org

Perinatal care.
The National Perinatal Information Center/Quality Analytic Services is a non-profit hospital membership organization and research center. NPIC/QAS performs analysis on the cost, management. and outcome of perinatal services, evaluates health services programs, analyzes major policy issues in reproductive and family health care, and provides comparative reports to member hospitals.
http://www.npic.org
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