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Administration for Children & Families

Administration for Children & Families.gov promotes the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals and communities. ACF programs aim to:

  • Empower families and individuals to increase their economic independence and productivity
  • Encourage strong, healthy, supportive communities that have a positive impact on quality of life and the development of children
  • Create partnerships with front-line service providers, states, localities and tribal communities to identify and implement solutions that transcend traditional program boundaries
  • Improve access to services through planning, reform and integration
  • Address the needs, strengths and abilities of vulnerable populations including people with developmental disabilities, refugees and migrants

Autism Navigator

Autism Navigator.com is a unique collection of web-based tools and courses bridging the gap between science and community practice that were developed for practitioners in the field. Autism Navigator increases the capacity for healthcare, early intervention providers, families, and caregivers to improve outcomes of young children with ASD. Autism Navigator was created by the faculty and staff in the Autism Institute at the Florida State University College of Medicine. The FIRST WORDS® Project and the Early Social Interaction Project (ESI) contributed to the content of Autism Navigator.

Autism Society of Alabama

Autism-alabama.org collaborates with various state and local agencies to increase awareness in the community, schools, and in the medical and professional arenas to promote education, understanding, resources, and to encourage the early diagnosis of autism.

Children's Rehabilitation Services

Rehab.alabama.gov is a statewide organization of skilled professionals providing quality medical, rehabilitative, coordination and educational support services for children with special health care needs and their families. Every county in Alabama is served through a network of 14 community-based offices.

Easter Seals Alabama

Easter Seals.com has been helping individuals with disabilities and special needs, and their families, live better lives for nearly 100 years. From child development centers to physical rehabilitation and job training for people with disabilities, Easter Seals Alabama offers a variety of services to help people with disabilities address life’s challenges and achieve personal goals.

Every family will have the desire, resources, and confidence to make the best decision for their child’s development. Also, every child will be screened using a valid, evidenced-based tool starting at birth.

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Help Me Grow Alabama

Help Me Grow Alabama is a program of the Alabama Partnership for Children as an affiliate of the Help Me Grow National Network.

 

Help Me Grow Alabama is funded by the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education through the Preschool Development Grant, the Alabama Department of Human Resources, and the Alabama Department of Mental Health through a Project LAUNCH Grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association.

 

Help Me Grow Alabama partners with 2-1-1 Connects Alabama for implementation in nine regions of the state.

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