Click on the resources below for more information designed specifically for families.

Courage Center  

Specializing in rehabilitation services for people with brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, stroke, chronic pain, autism or disabilities experienced since birth.


Exceptional Parent      

A trusted resource for the special needs community across the lifespan.


Federation for Children with Special Needs                   

A center for parents to work together on behalf of children with special needs.



Programs for children, including therapies.


Kids’ Quest 

Designed for children in Grades 4-6 to learn more about disabilities and health.


Minnesota Children with Special Health Needs (MCSHN)

Provides statewide leadership through partnership with families, children and youth with special health care needs, providers, public health and other state and/or community organizations.


PACER Center

Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights provides assistance to individual families, workshops, materials for parents and professionals and leadership in securing free and appropriate education for all children.


Parents Helping Parents

A comprehensive, not-for-profit family resource center, run for and by parents of children with special needs.


Seattle Children’s Hospital 

Links to information on a wide variety of chronic conditions in children.

Cerebral Palsy Guide

This organization provides free educational information, financial options and emotional support for parents and children affected by cerebral palsy.

United Cerebral Palsy

A leading service provider and advocate for adults and children with disabilities including cerebral palsy.