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Parents, advocates, educators, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, up-to-date information about effective advocacy for children with disabilities.

If you are looking for information about advocacy, visit the Advocacy Libraries.  If you are looking for the statutes, cases, and other legal information, visit the Law Libraries.

Visit our A to Z Topics page for information about dozens of subjects, from Autism and Advocacy to IEPs and Section 504 Plans, If you can't find information, please use the Search box at the top of the page or visit the search page.

If you are a "new parent," you are likely to feel confused and overwhelmed. We suggest that you download and read Advocating for Your Child - Getting Started and the Wrightslaw Game Plan for New Parents.


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NICHCY is the national information and referral center that provides information on disabilities and disability-related issues for families, educators, and other professionals. Our special focus is children and youth (birth to age 22).    (Hablamos espaņol.)

State Resource Sheets: (Click the logo, then your State!)

The NICHCY State Resource Sheet for your state will help you locate organizations and agencies within your state that address disability-related issues. Included on NICHCY state sheets are:
state senators
state governors
state agencies serving children and youth with disabilities
state chapters of disability organizations and parent groups
parent training and information projects
These state level agencies and organizations can often refer you to local sources of information and assistance. Some state departments of education serving general and special education have web sites.



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The Family Village Library
Your source for information about disabilities. Click on a Card Catalog:


SPECIFIC DIAGNOSIS (Click)             GENERAL INFORMATION (Click)