Occasionally members of the Down Syndrome Society of Rhode Island seek additional help or information, we provide this list of resources to assist with getting them what they need.

 

Agencies and Organizations: If you are a non-profit or government organization and wish to be listed on this resource page, please e-mail us

Rhode Island Resources 

 

Legal

Help RI Law: Rhode Island Legal Services - https://www.helprilaw.org/ 

Rhode Island Legal Serviceshttp://www.rils.org/

Disability Rights Rhode Island - http://drri.org/ 

RI Elder Info - https://rielderinfo.com/legal-help-for-seniors-in-ri/ 

 

Advocacy

Advocates in Action Rhode Island - http://www.advocatesinaction.org/ 

The ARC of Rhode Island - https://thearc.org/chapter/the-arc-rhode-island-family-advocacy-network/  

The Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island, Inc. - https://biari.org/  

Community Provider Network of Rhode Island (CPNRI) - https://www.cpnri.org/ 

New England ADA Center - http://www.newenglandada.org Hotline: 1 (800) 949-4232 (V/TTY) 

Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities at Rhode Island College - http://www.sherlockcenter.org

Rhode Island Advocacy for Children - https://riadvocacyforchildren.org/ 

Rhode Island Coalition for Children and Families - https://www.riccf.org/

Rhode Island Parent Information Network - http://www.ripin.org/

Rhode Island Rights and Access Coalition - https://ridrac.org/

United Way of Rhode Island - https://www.uwri.org/2-1-1/

 

Government

Executive Office of Health and Human Services for the State of RI - https://eohhs.ri.gov/consumer/families-children/

Rhode Island Attorney General - http://www.riag.ri.gov/

Rhode Island Developmental Disabilities Council - http://www.riddc.org/

Rhode Island Parent Information Network - http://www.ripin.org


Rhode Island Special Needs Emergency Registry - http:///www.kidsnet.health.ri.gov/emregistry

National Down syndrome Resources

Global Down Syndrome Foundation - http://www.globaldownsyndrome.org


Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show - http://www.bebeautifulbeyourself.org


National Down Syndrome Society - http://www.ndss.org


National Down Syndrome Congress - http://www.ndsccenter.org


CT Down Syndrome Congress - https://mydsact.org/


Mass. Down Syndrome Congress - http://www.mdsc.org

Additional Resources

Planned Lifetime Assistance Network (PLAN) has a great list of additional resources in RI and MA in the below PDF.