Resources for Parents

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CDC’s Developmental Milestones

American Academy of Pediatrics

AAP provides health and safety guidelines, research articles and resources for parents on a variety of topics.

A.T.A.P - Autism Treatment Assistance Program

Is a state-wide program which provides support and monthly assistance with funding to pay for Evidence-based Treatments and Therapies for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
Apply by calling: 775-687-0113 or 702-668-3299

Down Syndrome Organization of Southern Nevada

Down Syndrome Organization of Southern Nevada (DSOSN) is the definitive resource in Southern Nevada for accurate and up-to-date information on Down syndrome and a community resource for self-advocates and their families, educators and disability professionals.
Phone: 702-648-1990

Down Syndrome Network of Northern Nevada

The Down Syndrome Network of Northern Nevada is a network of family, friends and individuals dedicated to provide information, education, and support as we raise awareness of Down syndrome in Northern Nevada.
Phone: 775-501-0056

Family Ties of Nevada

Training, Information & Emotional Support (A statewide network of families affected by disabilities and/or special healthcare needs. Connect families with other families who have similar experiences, provide information about local resources, updates on events, conferences and training. Also provides information and leadership/advocacy training to help parents and self-advocates make better choices.

Phone: 775-823-9500

Family to Family Connection

Family to Family Connection is a nonprofit organization that serves families with children from birth to age five and helps provide parents and caretakers with the tools to provide a safe and nurturing environment for their children through parent education and community networking. The program provides educational and emotional support that empowers parents and helps them become the best parents they can be.  The end result is healthy, confident children leading to a stronger community.
Phone: 702-870-9583

Nevada Pep

Nevada PEP is a nonprofit organization that provides information, services and training to Nevada families of children with disabilities.
Toll Free:  1-800-216-5188

RAVE

The mission of the Northern Nevada R.A.V.E. Family Foundation (RAVE) is to improve the well-being of Nevada families by providing respite to families caring for young and adult children and with special needs.

Toll Free:  775-356-8357

Head Start Program

Nevada Head Start is a federally funded program that promotes education for children from birth to age five for low-income to moderate-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social and emotional development.  Head Start programs provide a learning environment that helps children’s growth in many areas such as literacy, language and social and emotional development. Head Start program also emphasizes the role of parents as their child’s first and most important teacher.

F.E.A.T

Our mission is to provide information on treatment resources for families with children diagnosed with autism, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and related disorders.

Phone:  702-368-3328