I have devoted my site’s blogs to the discovery of helpful information for people young and older with disabilities. Today’s blog lifts up a couple of those sites to which you may want to subscribe. Here’s the first.
The home page has a couple drop down menus. The first lists health topics
The second drop down
So I clicked on Autism and voila:
Most-read stories about Autism Spectrum Disorder
And there is much more, much more.
As I nosed around on the site I began to question how this site is funded. Here’s what I learned:
Check out our team members and see some of our nearly 300 non-profit partners that deliver excellent resources to our community.These include, for instance, The American Sleep Association, Asperger Experts, Canadian Mental Health Association and on and on.
1. Mike Porath, our founder, explains where The Mighty began — Why We Created The Mighty.
2. Megan Griffo, our editor-in-chief, explains what we do: Why I Joined The Mighty.
The second site is
The Premier Source for Developmental Disability News
Disability Scoop claims to be “the nation’s premier source for developmental disability news offering daily coverage of autism, intellectual disability, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, and more.” Disability Scoop generally publishes each weekday but reserves the right to take periodic publishing breaks and makes no guarantees about the frequency or volume that new content will be published.
I found it interesting that this site lists Disability Scoop Jobs – Careers for Developmental Disability Professionals.
One of the careers on that page: Program Director – U. of Delaware Network for Excellance in Autism
Another interesting story I found:
In a first, this year’s Gerber baby is a young boy with Down syndrome.
It is truly amazing and comforting to realize what a large community there is and what are the many resources available. Check the sites and share the good news.