Information, Education, Support and Advocacy for
Families, Children, Teens and Adults Who Are Living With The Challenges of
Congenital Anorectal, Colorectal or Urogenital Disorders


 

Advocacy Resources

DDNC - Digestive Disease National Coalition

The Digestive Disease National Coalition (DDNC) is an advocacy organization comprised of the major national voluntary and professional societies concerned with digestive diseases.

Family Voices

Family Voices, a national grassroots network of families and friends, advocates for health care services that are family-centered, community-based, comprehensive, coordinated and culturally competent for all children and youth with special health care needs.

PACER Center - Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights

Founded in 1977, PACER Center was created by parents of children and youth with disabilities to help other parents and families facing similar challenges.

United Ostomy Associations of America Advocacy Action Page

The UOAA Advocacy Action page links you to helpful resources, helps you learn more about how public policy is made, and shows you how you can be a part of the process.

US Department of Education - IDEA

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a law ensuring services to children with disabilities throughout the nation.

US Dept. of Education, Office of Civil Rights

The mission of the Office for Civil Rights is to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence throughout the nation through vigorous enforcement of civil rights.

US Dept. of Health and Human Services, Maternal and Child Health Bureau

Provide and promote family-centered, community-based, coordinated care for children with special health care needs and to facilitate the development of community-based systems of services for such children and their families.

Wrightslaw

Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.