- Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law:
A nonprofit legal advocacy organization for people with mental illness and mental retardation.
- Children's Defense Fund (CDF):
A national organization that provide advocacy work for the needs of the poor, minority children and children with disabilities.
- Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Home Page (CCD):
A coalition of national disability organizations working together to advocate for national public policy that ensures independence, empowerment, integration and inclusion of children and adults with disabilities.
- Epilepsy Foundation:
The Epilepsy Foundation is a national organization that is dedicated to the welfare of people with epilepsy. Their mission is to work for children and adults affected by seizures through research, education, advocacy and service.
- National Governors' Association (NGA):
A bipartisan organization provides a forum for Governors to exchange views and experiences. Also provides assistance in solving state-focused problems, information on state innovations and practices, and bipartisan forum for Governors to establish, influence, and implement policy on national issues.
An organization of members concerned with human dignity, civil rights, education, and independence for all individuals with disabilities.
- The Arc of the United States (The Arc):
A national organization that provides education, research, and advocacy relating to mental retardation.
- The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC):
An international organization that is dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted.
- United Cerebral Palsy (UCP):
A national organization that provides information and referral service, legislative advocacy, technology initiatives, and research.