CDC Birth Defects

This website provides information on birth defects in general. Sub-pages provide resources documenting the public health burden of birth defects and their complications in the United States. Statistics on the occurrence of some of the more common birth defects and links to additional information and resources can also be found here.

Genetic Alliance

The world’s leading nonprofit health advocacy organization committed to transforming health through genetics. Our open network connects members of parent and family groups, community organizations, disease-specific advocacy organizations, professional societies, educational institutions, corporations, and government agencies to create novel partnerships. We actively engage in improving access to information for individuals, families and communities, while supporting the translation of research into services.

Autism Society

This organization exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism by increasing public awareness, advocating for services for individuals across the lifespan and providing the latest information regarding treatment, education, research and advocacy.

Link to resource:
http://www.autism-society.org

NIH Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

NIAAA provides leadership towards the national effort to reduce alcohol-related problems through conducting and supporting research, collaborating with research institutes, and translating and disseminating research findings.

Link to resource:
http://www.niaaa.nih.gov