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  智能不足  Mental Retardation

A. General Links about Mental Retardation

American Association on Mental Retardation

  • 網站建置者: American Association on Mental Retardation.
  • Information about the association and abstracts from current and back issues of its journal.

The Arc of the United States

  • 網站建置者: The Arc of the United States, an advocacy and support organization for mentally retarded adults and children and their families.
  • Describe The Arcs programs and mission.
  • Extensive directory of links to related sites.

Artistical Studios

  • 網站建置者: Little City Foundation (IL).
  • Stories in pictures and words by mentally retarded adults.

Best Buddies International

  • 網站建置者: Best Buddies International, a nonprofit organization whose programs aim to increase socialization and employment opportunities for the mentally retarded.
  • Describes the organizations programs and conferences.
  • A brief FAQ section about mental retardation.

Cognitive and Developmental Disabilities Resources

  • 網站建置者: Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin at Madison.
  • Extensive directory of annotated hyperlinks.

FRAXA Research Foundation

  • 網站建置者: FRAXA Research Foundation.
  • FAQs about Fragile X Syndrome; details about current and past research.


  • 網站建置者: NADD?(the Web site did not explain the meaning of this acronym).
  • FAQs on the intersection of mental health issues and mental retardation.
  • Information on NADDs training, educational materials catalog, and conferences.

Prader-Willi Syndrome Foundation (USA)

  • 網站建置者: Prader-Willi Syndrome Foundation (USA).
  • FAQs about PWS, along with policy statements by the Foundation.
  • Links to regional chapters and related organizations.
  • Distributes publications and booklets about PWS.

Sibling Support Project

  • 網站建置者: Childrens Hospital and Regional Medical Center (Seattle, WA).
  • Resources for siblings of children and adults with developmental disabilities.

Special Olympics

  • 網站建置者: Special Olympics, Inc.
  • Describes the Special Olympics and how to donate your money or time.

B. Down Syndrome

Canadian Down Syndrome Society

  • 網站建置者: Canadian Down Syndrome Society.
  • Describes the Societys programs and conferences.
  • Has a brief annotated list of links to other DS sites.


  • 網站建置者: Down Syndrome Educational Trust (UK).
  • This Web site was being updated at the time of our visit and promised expanded full-text articles and a web directory, along with discussion forums and a directory of DS organizations.

Down Syndrome: For New Parents

  • 網站建置者s: Thomas and Michel Paul, whose son has DS.
  • Discussion forum for parents of DS children.
  • Many pages of personal stories.
  • Directory of DS Web sites and mailing lists.

Down Syndrome on the Internet
  • 網站建置者: Tracey Finch (WA).
  • Links to national and international organizations and resources for parents of DS children and professionals.

Down Syndrome WWW Page

  • 網站建置者: Unknown
  • Links to organizations and a few full-text articles. This site is not frequently updated.

Downs Syndrome Association (UK)

  • 網站建置者: Downs Syndrome Association (UK).
  • FAQ section about DS and links to a few other Web sites.

Mosaic Down Syndrome on the Web

  • 網站建置者: National Mosaic Down Syndrome Association.
  • FAQs and journal articles about Mosaic DS.

National Association for Down Syndrome

  • 網站建置者: National Association for Down Syndrome.
  • Click on Resources?for Web sites about Down Syndrome.

National Down Syndrome Society

  • 網站建置者: National Down Syndrome Society.
  • Good FAQ section about DS.
  • Summaries of research on DS funded by NDSS.
  • Current news items.
  • Directory of links about DS, disability, and advocacy.

Uno Mas! Down Syndrome Online

  • 網站建置者: Michelle McIntosh, parent of a DS child.
  • A support/information site for parents of DS children.
  • Chat room and message board.
  • Links to other DS Web sites.
  • Personal stories.