An outgrowth of “Diana Michelle’s Home Page” (aka “Trish and John’s Resources for Parents with Disabilities”), this site bills itself as “The Internet’s One-stop Resource for Parents with Disabilities” – and it’s pretty darn close. The work of Trish Day, a mom with cerebral palsy, the site features information about the Parent Empowerment Network (an e-mail group for parents with disabilities), lots of resources, adaptive parenting aids, medical resources, family stories, and links.
The mission of this program is “to ensure that parents with disabilities have the same opportunities as parents without disabilities to raise their children within their homes, families, and communities.” Although the program services Pennsylvania parents, its web-based library listings, parenting tips, and links are useful anywhere.
TLG is a nonprofit organization which provides clinical and supportive services, training and research serving families in which one or more members, whether parent or child, has a disability or medical issue. TLG’s National Resource Center for Parents with Disabilities provides information and technical assistance; a national Parent-to-Parent Network of parents with disabilities is under development. The web site includes information about the organization and related resources.