Zero to Three
ZERO TO THREE is a national, nonprofit organization located in Washington, D.C., dedicated solely to advancing the healthy development of babies and young children. Founded in l977 by top developmental experts, the organization disseminates key developmental information, trains proiders, promotes model approaches and standards of practice and works to increase public awareness about the significance of the first three years of life. This is an educational organization geared toward training parents and professionals to encourage the physical, emotional, social and cognitive growth of children ages 0-3.
Neurodevelopmental Treatment Association
The Neurodevelopmental Treatment Association provides extensive training courses for therapists and educators working with children and adults with neuromotor and neurodevelopmental disabilities. Their web site provides basic information about the NDT approach to treatment. The Calendar section lists approved training courses along with shorter introductory workshops.
Sensory Integration International
Sensory Integration International is a non-profit corporation concerned with the impact of sensory integrative problems on people's lives. Their goal is to improve the quality of life for persons with sensory processing disorders by promoting education about the impact of inadequate sensory processing and its relationship to health. This web site contains information on certification courses and publications on sensory integration.
American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
The American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine is a multidisciplinary scientific society devoted to the study of cerebral palsy and other childhood onset disabilities, to promoting professional education for the treatment and management of these conditions, and to improving the quality of life for people with these disabilities. In addition to a description of the Academy and its work, this web site contains an incredible list of online resources, with links in every area of interest.