The following websites have been found by others to provide useful information on disabilities and help with advocacy. However, HomeCare does not review all of the information contained on the sites and cannot verify the accuracy of the information, nor do we necessarily agree with the opinions expressed by the sponsoring organizations.

Contact information for LMEs
http://http://www.ncdhhs.gov/mhddsas/lmeonblue.htm

Consumer Information from the NC Division of Mental Health
http://www.ncdhhs.gov/MHDDSAS/services/advocacyandcustomerservice/index.htm

The Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA)
http://idea.ed.gov/explore/home

Carolina Legal Assistance (The Protection and Advocacy System for NC)
http://www.cladisabilitylaw.org/

NC Special Olympics
http://www.sonc.net/

National Institute of Mental Health
http://www.nimh.nih.gov

US Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
http://www.samhsa.gov/

Medline Plus
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/

North Carolina Public Schools Infoweb (Department of Public Instruction)
http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/

Special Education News
http://www.specialednews.com/

Council for Exceptional Children
http://www.cec.sped.org/

Exceptional Children's Assistance Center
http://www.ecac-parentcenter.org/

Family Support Network
http://www.fsnnc.org/

United States Office of Special Education Programs
http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/osep/index.html?src=mr

The North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities
http://www.nc-ddc.org/

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
http://www.nami.org/

North Carolina Assistive Technology Project
http://www.ncatp.org/

North Carolina Child Advocacy Institute
http://www.ncchild.org

System of Care Handbook for Children
http://www.ncdhhs.gov/mhddsas/services/serviceschildfamily/familydriven/soc-familyhandbook1-06.pdf

Consumer Handbook
http://www.ncdhhs.gov/MHDDSAS/services/consumerhandbook/index.htm

Manual del cliente
Guía para entender el sistema de servicios de salud mental, discapacidades de desarrollo y salud mental, discapacidades de desarrollo y abuso de sustancias de Carolina del Norte.
http://www.dhhs.state.nc.us/mhddsas/consumeradvocacy/consumerhandbooksp11-2008.pdf