Provides funding for research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism to increase awareness of autism spectrum disorder.
National Autism Association of Central North Dakota:
The purpose is to create direct-assistance programs for families affected by autism and to provide autism research funding, ongoing advocacy, support and education.
North Dakota Interagency Project of Assistive Technology (IPAT):
Services include information and referral, training, technical assistance to systems and individuals, equipment loan library, outreach activities, a link between state and private entities, resource development, alternative loan program and dissemination of assistive technology materials based on consumer input.
North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities
The Arc of North Dakota:
The Arc is a member and volunteer-driven nonprofit organization that offers advocacy, education and family support to children and adults with intellectual disabilities and related developmental disabilities and their families. Visit the following websites for more information:
Additional Family Support Services
Care Coordination for Children with Special Needs:
The Care Coordination Program through Children’s Special Health Services (CSHS) help eligible families access services and resources in their community and, when needed, across multiple services delivery settings. For more information refer to the following websites:
Child Care Assistance Program:
Provides financial assistance to low-income families for child care costs.
Child Care Aware:
Provides assistance locating child care and other related services.
Disability Services Division:
Provides services to North Dakota citizens of all ages with developmental disabilities.
- Disability Services Division
Family Voices of ND:
Family Voices of ND is a health care information and education center that includes the Parent to Parent Project, a program that offers emotional support to families.
- Family Voices of ND
Federation of Families:
Provides support and advocacy for children’s mental health.
- Federation of Families
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY):
NICHCY is an information clearinghouse that provides free information about disabilities and disability-related issues.
Pathfinder Family Center, Inc.
Protection and Advocacy Project
Regional Resource Centers for Independent Living:
Provides services that help young people with disabilities with transition from home and school to the work place and independent living.