The International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) offers top-notch resources to help administrative professionals enhance their skills and become more effective contributors to their employers. Local and international network of colleagues, trainers, experts and managers gives members essential information and insights on office trends and best business practices.
This site offers help and how-tos, grow your business, franchises and opportunities, tools and services, starting a business, newsletters, and a lot more. It provides latest features on entrepreneurship, small business search and more resource centers.
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IFACnet is a global, multilingual search engine that provides professional accountants with one-stop access to thousands of articles, management tools and good practice guidance developed by IFAC, its members, and other organizations worldwide.
This site provides PICPA as the globally-recognized and integrated national organization of Filipino CPAs in all sectors. Its mission is to enhance the integrity of the accountancy profession, serve the best interest of its members and other stakeholders, and contribute to the attainment of the country’s national objectives.
This site provides the Advanced Accounting 8th edition by Paul M. Fischer, William J. Taylor, Rita H. Cheng. It displayed the students and instructors resources and PowerPoint slides that will enhance teaching and learning experience.
This site provides the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) site that gives interactive print and web-based self study program that gives comprehensive and flexible training and most popular CIA exams sites.
Every education related topic can be accessed at or throught this site of the 2-3 million-strong National Education Association.
National information system providing users with ready access to an extensive body of education-related literature. Full-text articles and monographs can also be …
Montessori Online The electronic journal of the Montessori Foundation, publisher of Tomorrowï¿½s Child, offers articles which can be read online, links to montessori sites around the world, and publications and services.
International Montessori Index includes information about methodology, teacher training, evaluating schools, and related topics.
Montessori Unlimited focus on teaching children to discover the potential in themselves.
Special Education Resources on the Internet (SERI) includes links to 22 different categories of special needs information.
Council for Exceptional ChildrenThe CEC helps education professionals obtain the resources necessary for teaching exceptional, special needs, and gifted children.
Special Education.Org is a rescue and information site for parents and professionals. It provides information on specific disabilities as well as news and articles on special education.
American Sign Language Dictionary
The dictionary on American Sign Language terms would help those who are trying to communicate with a person who signs, but does not hear. New word definitions are being added, and this will soon bring the total number of ASL terms to more than 1270! Also included is the basic alphabet and numbers 1-10. This dictionary has both animated and text definitions. The text definitions also have letter or number sign images to aid in visualizing the sign. This will allow you to quickly locate a word, read how to sign the word, and choose to view the animated sign if you wish.
Internet Resources for Special Children (IRSC)
The IRSC web site is dedicated to children with disabilities and other health related disorders worldwide. Our mission is to improve the lives of these children by:
– Providing valuable information to parents, family members, caregivers, friends, educators, and medical professionals who provide them services and support
– Creating positive changes and enhancing public awareness and knowledge of children with disabilities and other health related disorders
– Providing Online Communities – a place where you can ask questions or connect with other people who may have the same questions, thoughts, and/or experiences
– Providing access to recent news articles and books
– Acting as a central starting point that integrates information, resources, and communication opportunities
Internet Special Education Resources (ISER)
ISER is a nationwide directory of professionals, organizations, and schools that serve the learning disabilities and special education communities. We help parents and caregivers find local special education professionals to help with learning disabilities and attention deficit disorder assessment, therapy, advocacy, critical teen issues, and other special needs. We also offer a directory of Special Needs Teacher Training Programs and Job Opportunities, , Special Needs Software and Assistive Technology, and Travel Assistance for Disbaled Persons.
The Arc of the United States formerly the Association for Retarded Citizens of the United States
The Arc of the United States (formerly the Association for Retarded Citizens of the United States) The Arc of the United States advocates for the rights and full participation of all children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Hope to provide network of members and affiliated chapters, improve systems of supports and services; connect families; inspire communities; and influence public.
American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) formerly American Association of Mental Retardation (AAMR)
Is a professional association run by and for professionals who support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. RServices for People with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Provide a wide variety of interventions that help individuals of all abilities, including those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Easter Seals currently has a combination of services specifically targeting individuals with the diagnosis of ASD as well as other services that include individuals with ASD among their service recipients. Autism Hotline.
Autism National Committee (AUTCOM)!
Welcome to the web page of the Autism National Committee (AUTCOM)! This is the only autism advocacy organization dedicated to “Social Justice for All Citizens with Autism” through a shared vision and a commitment to positive approaches. Our organization was founded in 1990 to protect and advance the human rights and civil rights of all persons with autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, and related differences of communication and behavior.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Improving the lives of all affected by autism. A 2007 Centers for Disease Control report found that 1 in 150 children in America today have an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). ASA estimates that 1.5 million Americans and their families are now affected. Autism is a national health crisis, costing the U.S. at least $35 billion annually. Join the people, parents and professionals who know the most about living with autism.
Welcome to Autism Resources, with information and links regarding the developmental disabilities autism and Asperger’s Syndrome.
Autism Society of America
Autism Society of America (ASA) is the leading voice and resource of the entire autism community in education, advocacy, services, research and support. The ASA is committed to meaningful participation and self-determination in all aspects of life for individuals on the autism spectrum and their families. ASA accomplishes its ongoing mission through close collaboration with a successful network of chapters, members and supporters.
Developmental Reading Disorder
The International Dyslexia Association (IDA)
The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals with dyslexia, their families and the communities that support them. IDA is the oldest learning disabilities organization in the nation — founded in 1949 in memory of Dr. Samuel T. Orton, a distinguished neurologist. Throughout our rich history, our goal has been to provide the most comprehensive forum for parents, educators, and researchers to share their experiences, methods, and knowledge.
Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)
The good news is that the Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) is here to help. Since 1963, LDA has provided support to people with learning disabilities, their parents, teachers and other professionals. At the national, state and local levels, LDA provides cutting edge information on learning disabilities, practical solutions, and a comprehensive network of resources These services make the Learning Disabilities Association of America the leading resource for information on learning disabilities like dyslexia, dyscalculia, and dysgraphia. LDA believes that every person with learning disabilities can be successful at school, at work, in relationships, and in the community — given the right opportunities.
National Center for Learning Disabilities
National Center for Learning Disabilities official website provides an online resources for parents, educators, and individuals with learning disabilities.
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
The official website of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) provides A to Z health & human development topics.
Developmental Expressive Language Disorder
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
This is the official website of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) .ASHA is the professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 127,000 members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists.
The Council for Exceptional Children
The worldwide mission of The Council for Exceptional Children is to improve educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities. CEC, a non-profit association, accomplishes its mission which is carried out in support of special education professionals and others working on behalf of individuals with exceptionalities, by advocating for appropriate governmental policies, by setting professional standards, by providing continuing professional development, by advocating for newly and historically underserved individuals with exceptionalities, and by helping professionals achieve the conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice.
Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) is the nation’s leading non- profit organization serving individuals with AD/HD and their families.The National Resource Center on AD/HD (NRC) is the CDC-funded national clearinghouse for evidence-based information about AD/HD. CHADD was founded in 1987 in response to the frustration and sense of isolation experienced by parents and their children with AD/HD.
National Attention Deficit Disorder Association (NADDA)
The Worldï¿½s Leading Adult ADHD organization. A dedicated website of the National Attention Deficit Disorder Association (NADDA) providing information, resources and networking opportunities to adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) and the professionals who serve them.
Oppositional Defiant Disorder
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
The AACAP (American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry) is the leading national professional medical association dedicated to treating and improving the quality of life for children, adolescents, and families affected by these disorders.
It is a membership based organization, composed of over 7,500 child and adolescent psychiatrists and other interested physicians. Its members actively research, evaluate, diagnose, and treat psychiatric disorders and pride themselves on giving direction to and responding quickly to new developments in addressing the health care needs of children and their families.The AACAP widely distributes information in a effort to promote an understanding of mental illnesses and remove the stigma associated with them; advance efforts in prevention of mental illnesses, and assure proper treatment and access to services for children and adolescents.
Center of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
The U.S. Office of Special Education Program-funded National Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavior and Intervention Supports was established to address the behavioral and discipline systems needed for successful learning and social development of students. The Center provides capacity-building information and technical support about behavioral systems to assist states and districts in the design of effective schools.
National Mental Health Association
Mental Health America (formerly known as the National Mental Health Association) is the countryï¿½s leading nonprofit dedicated to helping ALL people live mentally healthier lives. With our more than 320 affiliates nationwide, we represent a growing movement of Americans who promote mental wellness for the health and well-being of the nation everyday and in times of crisis.
National Mental Health Information Center
CMHS is the Federal agency within the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) that leads national efforts to improve prevention and mental health treatment services for all Americans. CMHS pursues its mission by helping States improve and increase the quality and range of treatment, rehabilitation, and support services for people with mental health problems, their families, and communities. CMHS programs and activities include:
Child, Adolescent & Family, Community Support, HIV/AIDS prevention, Protection & Advocacy, Emergency Mental Health and Traumatic Stress, Homelessness, State Planning/Mental Health Block Grant
National Mental Health Information Center
Mental Health: The Cornerstone of Health” contains mental health information related to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) research, programs, policies, and media campaigns and highlights the latest research findings and policy efforts. You can find all this information and more at Mental Health at HHS.
Antisocial Personality Disorder
Beach Center on Disabilities at University of Kansas
Focuses on a systemic approach to support students with behavioral and academic needs and includes staff training and technical assistance for schools and districts. The website is dedicated to Eloisa deLorenzo and Marianna and Ross Beach for their lifelong contributions to improving quality of life for people with disabilities and their families.
Disorder of Childhood and Adolescence:
National Eating Disorders Organization
The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is the largest not-for-profit organization in the United States working to prevent eating disorders and provide treatment referrals to those suffering from anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder and those concerned with body image and weight issues. NEDA is dedicated to expanding public understanding and prevention of eating disorders and promoting access to quality treatment for those affected along with support for their families through education, advocacy and research.
American Anorexia/Bulimia Association Inc.
Your Health and Medical Resource on anorexia, bulimia, eating disorder, dieting etc.
Tourette Syndrome On-line (TSO)
The internet home for information, support, advice and resources for Tourette’s victims, their families and loved ones, counselors, teachers and medical professionals. This site was first posted in February 1998 with the goal to become the “ultimate” cyberspace library for books, literature and information on Tourette Syndrome and other disorders (i.e., ADHD, ADD and OCD) that often are associated with Tourette’s.
Bedwetting is a common childhood disorder. It’s the involuntary release of urine during sleep and is occasionally carried over into adulthood. You can read articles and find more information on this website.
Anxiety and Mood Disorder
Anxiety Disorders Association of America
“The Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote the prevention, treatment and cure of anxiety disorders and to improve the lives of all people who suffer from them.”
Since 1980, by disseminating information, linking people who need treatment with those who can provide it and advocating for cost effective treatments, the ADAA has made it possible for hundreds of thousands of individuals to benefit from its services and publications. The association is made up of professionals who conduct research and treat anxiety disorders and individuals who have a personal or general interest in learning more about such disorders.
Freedom From Fear
A National Non-Profit Mental Illness Advocacy Organization
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation, Inc.
The website provides Resources for Finding Help and Online Information Packages.The Obsessive Compulsive Foundation has given out research awards to investigators involved in research into the nature, etiology and treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and the OC Spectrum Disorders. The money to fund these awards is donated by members and friends of the Foundation. The Foundation is committed to finding and promoting research that could lead to the development of more effective treatments for everyone with OCD.
Dysthymia (Dysthymic Disorder or Chronic Depression):
This page answers many questions about dysthymia (often misspelled as “disthymia”), and clinical depression.
American Psychological Association
Based in Washington, DC, the American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States. With 148,000 members, APA is the largest association of psychologists worldwide.
National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression
Imagine a world without mental illness. NARSAD: The Mental Health Research Association believes such a reality is possible and works every day to try to attain it.
Provides a unique approach that relies on science, invests in the best and brightest scientific minds throughout the world to unravel the complexities of schizophrenia, depression, anxiety and many other psychiatric diseases.
Nutrition and Dietetics
The NCP is a non-stock, non-profit organization registered with the securities and Exchange Commission since July 1974. The NCP is registered at the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Department of Social Welfare and Development. NCP conduct health and nutrition research;model and implement community-based health and nutrition programs and advocate evidence-based policy changes. NCP provides program design & Implementation; Food Products and educational materials.
The Philippine Association of Nutrition (PAN) Inc. was founded on 9 March 1947 by the country’s foremost experts who had envisaged good nutrition for Filipinos. Dr. Francisco O. Santos, biochemist and faculty of the University of Philippines, was the first elected president of the Association. He led a select group of the country’s pillars of nutrition work in pursuing PAN’s mission to increase national understanding of the country’s nutrition situation and promote action and measures for the nutritional improvement of families, communities and the country as a whole.
A single body of all individuals and institutions interested in supporting efforts directed towards the attainment of proper nutrition of all Filipinos.
To reduce, if not eliminate, malnutrition by promoting proper nutrition knowledge and practice and implementing research projects to support food and nutrition programs.
To initiate and implement projects in order to advance knowledge on and practices of proper nutrition and optimum health;
To promote and establish linkages for local and international collaborations.
The organization’s mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. That single purpose drives all we do. The need for our work is beyond question.
Nutrition information, resources, and access to Registered Dietitians provided by ADA and the National Center for Nutrition and Dietetics. The American Dietetic Association is the public’s and news media’s best source for the most accurate, credible and timely food and nutrition information. ADA’s volunteer media spokespeople are resources for expert commentary, story ideas and background on the full range of nutrition topics. Visit the ADA Online.
Founded in 1998 and registered in Singapore, the AFIC team of scientific, health and communications professionals work in close collaboration with the academic and scientific communities in the region to close the gap between scientific understanding and popular consumer perception on a wide range of food and health topics. AFIC is funded largely by the food, beverage and agricultural industries. AFIC however plays no role in marketing or lobbying on behalf of industry, its products, or ingredients.
Our Target Audiences: The media, scientific community, health professionals, government agencies, food manufacturers, health educators and the general public with interest in, or responsibility for, food-health communications.
Journal of the American Dietetic Association Online offers complete coverage of the Journal, with full-text articles starting from 1993 to the present. Access to the full-text is available to ADA members and personal subscribers. Access to tables of contents and abstracts is complimentary.
The British Dietetic Association, established in 1936, is the professional association for dietitians. Its aims are to:
advance the science and practice of dietetics and associated subjects;
promote training and education in the science and practice of dietetics and associated subjects;
regulate the relations between dietitians and their employer through the BDA Trade Union.
1983 Her Majesty the Queen honoured the Association by graciously accepting an invitation to grant her Patronage to The British Dietetic Association.The Association aims to: inform, protect, represent, and support its 6800+ members. Most are qualified dietitians holding a degree or postgraduate diploma recognised for Registration by the Health Professions Council.
Joanne Larsen is a licensed, registered dietitian with extensive clinical experience in nutrition therapy in hospitals, clinics, mental health and long term care. She has a bachelor’s degree in dietetics with a minor in chemistry and a master’s degree in nutrition with a minor in counseling. She is a member of the American Dietetic Association and the Society for Nutrition Education.
As the editor for the American Dietetic Association’s new online diet manual covering over 70 diseases, Joanne developed a research based nutrition practices manual with patient education materials. It is used by thousands of dietitians in hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and private practice. For the Society for Nutrition Education, she has published product review articles in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.
Ask the Dietitian® website launched July 1995 and maintained by Joanne Larsen is one of the early nutrition websites on the Internet. This website has won many awards. Joanne is often interviewed as a nutrition expert for television, radio, newspaper and magazine nutrition articles.
The website of the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group of the American Dietetic Association (ADA).
The leading authority on vegetarian diets is to provide tools from evidence-based research to plan all types of vegetarian meals. We want to share information for all age groups, and fitness levels that will promote health and well-being based on the latest research.