Resources For Advocates
Broadstep is committed to providing advocacy through evidence-based practice, relevant and practical information, online tools, educational information for families and professionals, and federal research.
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American Network of Community Options and Resources
The American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR) is a national, nonprofit trade association representing more than 1,600 private community providers of services to people with disabilities. Combined, we support over one million individuals with disabilities, and work to: shape policy, share solutions, and strengthen community. The mission is to advance the ability of our members in supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to fully participate in their communities.
National Clearinghouse on Autism Evidence-based Practices
The National Clearinghouse provides online tools, resources, and education for families and professionals regarding developing Autism-related, evidence-based interventions.
National Resource Center for Traumatic Brain Injury
With more than two decades of experience, the mission of the National Resource Center for Traumatic Brain Injury (NRCTBI) provides relevant, practical information for professionals, persons with brain injury, and impacted family members.
The National Autism Center
The National Autism Center is May Institute’s Center for the Promotion of Evidence-based Practice. It’s a nonprofit organization dedicated to disseminating evidence-based information about the treatment of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), promoting best practices, and offering comprehensive and reliable resources for families, practitioners, and communities.
National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Over 10,000 local and state partnerships have been established by NCTSN members to integrate trauma-informed services into all child-serving systems, including child protective services, health and mental health programs, child welfare, education, residential care, juvenile justice, courts, and programs serving military and veteran families.
National Institute of Mental Health
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the leading federal agency for research on mental disorders. Transforming the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses, NIMH offers authoritative information about mental disorders, a range of related topics, and the latest mental health research.
The Arc is the largest national community-based organization advocating for and with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and serving them and their families. We work tirelessly to uphold our vision that every individual and family living with IDD in the United States has access to the information, advocacy, and skills they need to support their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.