- American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM)
555 E. Wells Street, Ste 1100
Milwaukee, WI 53202
This organization 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. The scope of the Academy's interests has expanded from an initial focus on cerebral palsy into related areas of developmental medicine, including spina bifida, neuromuscular disease, traumatic brain injury and other acquired disabilities, genetic disorders, communications problems, and specific learning disabilities.
- United Cerebral Palsy (UCP)
1660 L St., NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036-5603
The national organization and its nationwide network of more than 100 affiliates in 37 states, and the District of Columbia, strive to ensure the inclusion of persons with disabilities in every facet of society—from the Web to the workplace, from the classroom to the community. As one of the largest health charities in America, UCP's mission is to advance the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities, through our commitment to the principles of independence, inclusion and self-determination.
A support and information list for families whose children are mildly affected by cerebral palsy and/or other disabilities. If you are a therapist, doctor, caretaker or parent of a special needs child you are very welcome. We are family oriented and our list does include a few adults with disabilities.