Disability Associations and Organizations


Disability Specific Organizations














   Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities


  •  American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine -  Aims to provide multidisciplinary scientific education for health professionals and promote excellence in research and services for the benefit of people with and at risk for cerebral palsy and other childhood-onset disabilities.





















      Many resources listed in this link, including national organizations


   Traumatic Brain Injury













  • American Academy of Developmental Medicine & Dentistry (AADMD) is a non-profit, membership organization of interdisciplinary health professionals, including primary physicians, medical specialists, dentists, optometrists, nurses and other clinicians, committed to improving the quality of healthcare for people with intellectual & developmental disabilities (IDD). - National Curriculum Initiative in Developmental Medicine (NCIDM)



   Occupational Therapists

​Link to Google Scholar accessible literature

   Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians

  • The Henry B. Betts LIFE Center  - “multimedia education center providing opportunities for Learning, Innovation, Family and Empowerment for people living with a wide range of cognitive and physical impairments, chronic condition s or diseases

   Physical Therapists

   Social Work


   Speech and Language Pathologists


Disability Advocacy and Activism




​​​​​   Student Healthcare Professionals with Disabilities