Recommended Listservs

Ability Online

http://www.ablelink.org/public/default.htm
Connecting kids with special needs for friendship and support.

Children’s Advocacy Network

http://canllc.org/

Children’s Advocacy Network provides an array of services to individuals who have developmental delays, are at risk for developmental delays, or who have emotional and/or behavioral challenges that affect their daily lives.

Come Unity

http://www.comeunity.com/disability/speclists.html
List of children’s disability listservs

Disablities Advocates: Wisconsin Network

http://www.dhfs.state.wi.us/programs.htm

A strong advocacy voice in Wisconsin to communicate needs and priorities of families who have family members with disabilities; Friday Fax and other project-related news bulletins provide a weekly report on current governmental policy, planning, activities, information, resources and leadership education for individuals or organizations.

Family Action Network

http://www.familyactionnetwork.net/

The Family Action Network (FAN) connects parents, educators and professionals through collaborative programming that educates, inspires and positively impacts the broader community.

Grandparent to Grandparent

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/GparentToGparent/
Sponsored by Yahoo, this is a listserv for grandparents of children with special needs.

Our-Kids

http://www.our-kids.org/
The Our-Kids website supports the Our-Kids email list. Our-Kids is a “family” of parents, caregivers and others who are working with children with physical and/or mental disabilities and delays. The name “Our-Kids” isn’t exactingly descriptive, but avoids the pitfalls of labeling our kids anything but what they most certainly are, “the wonderful little people in our lives.”