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Disabilities

Fragile X Syndrome


Access Nebraska

Select self-screening to see what programs you may want to consider applying for. Select the programs you want to apply for and submit the application online with an electonic signature.


The Arc of Nebraska

The Arc of Nebraska is a statewide association of people with developmental disabilities and their parents other family members interested citizens and dedicated human service professionals.


Assistive Technology for All

AT4ALL is a free service from the Assistive Technology Partnership. AT4ALL has a variety of equipment available for all of your needs. Equipment available includes computers wheelchairs scooters walkers personal care items items for vision and hearing impairments hospital beds and adapted vehicles. At AT4ALL you can find equipment for loan for sale or for giveaway. You can also find equipment from local lending program to try out before you buy it.


CHIRS Consumer Health Information Resource Service

Need information to guide decisions about your health or the health of a family member or friend The McGoogan Library of Medicine provides such information to Nebraska residents free of charge through their Consumer Health Information Resource Service CHIRS. A Health Sciences Librarian will research your condition and provide a tailored package of information that may include Journal Articles Book Chapters Pamphlets and Web Resources. CHIRS information is provided for informational purposes only. Consult with your health care provider for specific medical questions. To request health information contact CHIRS or email them at askusunmc.edu or contact your local public library.


Cognitive and Developmental Disabilities Resources Resources

This comprehensive list of resources is provided by the Waisman Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Developmental Delay Registry DDR

Dedicated to meeting the needs of those working with children who have developmental delays in sensory motor language social and emotional areas. DDR publicizes research and maintains a registry tracking possible trends. They also provide a network for parents and professionals and current information after the diagnosis to support children with special needs.


FRAXA Research Foundation - Fragile X Syndrome

This site is provided by a national nonprofit organization that is run by parents and medical professionals. The site has publications a listserv and links to other related sites.


Housing.ne.gov

The Assistive Technology Partnership hosts this housing listing and locator service that will provide easy access to information about housing opportunities throughout Nebraska. The service allows Nebraskans to locate available housing that best fits their needs either through the web site or 1-888-806-6287. Individuals will be able to easily search for housing using a wide variety of search criteria access other helpful websites as well as tools for renters including an affordability calculator a rental checklist and renter rights and responsibilities information - also provides information on supportive services throughout the State especially those services linked to housing needs.


The National Center on Severe and Sensory Disabilities NCSSD

NCSSD is the nations premier resource center for information training and technical assistance for families and educators of more than 1 million school children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing visually impaired or who have severe disabilities.


The National Fragile X Foundation

This foundation provides information on testing and medication for Fragile X Syndrome as well as genetic counseling.


The National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities NICHCY

The National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities NICHCY - This comprehensive site provides information on disabilities and disability-related issues for families educators and other professionals. They focus on children and youth birth to age 22. This NICHCY site and their publications are available in Spanish.

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