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Additional Family Resources General Resources

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
[http://www.aacap.org]

American Academy of Pediatrics
[http://www.aap.org/]

American Association on Mental Retardation
[http://www.aamr.org/]

American Psychiatric Association
[http://www.psych.org]

Autism Society of America
[http://www.autism-society.org]

Child Neurology Society
[http://www.childneurologysociety.org]

Disability Resources on the Internet
[http://www.disabilityresources.org]

Family Village Disability-Related Resources
[http://www.familyvillage.wisc.edu/index.htmlx]

National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities
[http://www.nichcy.org]

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
[http://www.nichd.nih.gov]

National Institute of Mental Health
[http://www.nimh.nih.gov]

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
[http://www.ninds.nih.gov]

The Nationís Voice on Mental Illness
[http://www.nami.org]

Suggested Reading

Boda B, Dubos A, Muller D (2010) Signaling mechanisms regulating synapse formation and function in mental retardation. Curr Opin Neurobiol 20:519-527.

Moeschler JB (2008) Medical genetics diagnostic evaluation of the child with global developmental delay or intellectual disability. Curr Opin Neurol 21:117-122.

Vaillend C, Poirier R, Laroche S (2008) Genes, plasticity and mental retardation. Behav Brain Res 192:88-105.

Basel-Vanagaite L (2008) Clinical approaches to genetic mental retardation. Isr Med Assoc J 10:821-826.

Johnston MV, Alemi L, Harum KH (2003) Learning, Memory, and Transcription Factors. Pediatric Research 53: 369-74.

Kaufmann WE, Moser HW (2000) Dendritic anomalies in disorders associated with mental retardation. Cerebral Cortex 10: 981-91.

Kaufmann WE. Mental retardation and learning disorders: a neuropathologic differentiation. In Capute AJ, Accardo PJ (Eds). Developmental Disabilities in Infancy and Childhood. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co, Vol. 2, 1996. p49-70.

Additional Disorder Specific Resources

Fragile X Syndrome
Rett Syndrome
Down Syndrome
X-Linked Mental Retardation
Smith-Lemli-Opitz-Syndrome