State and National Organizations
Rhode Island Resources for Special Education
The Autism Project
1516 Atwood Ave
State of Rhode Island Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (BHDDH)
14 Harrington Rd.
Cranston, RI 02920
State of Rhode Island Office of Rehabilitation Services (ORS)
Office Hours: 8:30am - 4:00pm Monday-Friday
40 Fountain St.
Providence, RI 02903
Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE)
255 Westminster Street
Providence, RI 02903
The Rhode Island Parent Information Network
Call Center: Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5: 00 PM
300 Jefferson Boulevard
Warwick, RI 02888
Rhode Island Parent Support Network (RIPSN)
535 Centreville Road
Warwick RI 02882
Special Olympics Rhode Island
370 George Washington Hwy
Smithfield, RI 02917
National Resources for Special Education
The largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities, and/or the gifted by advocating for appropriate governmental policies.
Committed to improving results and outcomes for people with disabilities of all ages providing a wide array of support in three main areas: special education, vocational rehabilitation, and research.
The world's leading website on learning disabilities and ADHD seeks to help children and adults reach their full potential by providing accurate and up-to-date information and advice about learning disabilities and ADHD.
A national association dedicated to ensuring that all children and adolescents with special needs receive the best education possible.
Works to ensure that children, adolescents, and adults with learning disabilities have every opportunity to succeed in school, work and life.
Coordinates national resources, offers technical assistance, and disseminates information on secondary education and transition for youth with disabilities.
A youth-led resource for emerging leaders with developmental disabilities taking a positive development approach and developing materials to better prepare them for the transition to adulthood and leadership.
A federation of voluntary health organizations dedicated to helping people with rare diseases and assisting the organizations that serve them.
Dedicated to improving results for people with disabilities ages birth through 21 by providing leadership and financial support to assist states and local districts.
The mission is to expand opportunities and enhance the quality of life of children and young adults with disabilities and their families, based on the concept of parents helping parents.
Family-friendly information and research-based materials on key topics from Parent Centers throughout the United States. This national organization connects all Parent Centers like RI Parent Information Network with others around the country.
The mission is to help children with special needs receive the resources, love, hope, respect, health care, education, and other services needed to reach their full potential by providing them with responsive systems to serve them.
Live links to resources for parents on various topics related to students
An international organization dedicated to empowering individuals with disabilities to become physically fit, productive and respected members of society through sports training and competition.