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My Family Health Portrait, developed in collaboration between the Office of the Surgeon General and the National Human Genome Research Institute, allows you to create your family health history. Using My Family Health Portrait you can: Enter, save, and your family health history to share with family or your health care worker. https://familyhistory.hhs.gov/fhh-web/home.action

Alzheimer’s Association’s Lotsa Helping Hands is a private, web-based caregiving coordination service that allows family, friends, neighbors and colleagues to create a community and assist with the daily tasks that become a challenge when caring for an aging loved one or during long-term caregiving. http://alzheimers.lotsahelpinghands.com/info/

Network of Care is a highly interactive, single information place where consumers, community-based organizations and municipal government workers all can go to easily access a wide variety of important information. The site provides a community resource where seniors and people with disabilities, along with their caregivers and service providers, can easily access a wide variety of important information about issues that affect their lives. http://networkofcare.org/index2.cfm?productid=1&stateid=6

Cornell University Person Centered Planning Education Site offers an overview of the person-centered planning process; a self-study course covering the basic processes involved; a quiz section to help you focus on areas you may need to cover more thoroughly; a compendium of readings and activities for you to use on your own; various links and downloadable resources. http://www.ilr.cornell.edu/edi/pcp/

Capacity Works features the work of Beth Mount, who developed Personal Futures Planning which promotes the positive futures and images of people with disabilities. Her consulting organization, Graphic Futures, establishes transformational innovation projects that create new options for people through personal, organizational, and policy change. http://www.capacityworks.com/index.html

Inclusive Solutions features information on person-centered planning approaches for persons with disabilities. Person-centered planning is rooted in the social model and aims to empower people who have traditionally been disempowered by 'specialist' or segregated services by handing power and control back to them. http://www.inclusive-solutions.com/pcplanning.asp

PACER Center is the Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights Center in Minnesota. Its 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. http://www.pacer.org/tatra/resources/personal.asp

Person-Centered Planning: A Tool for Transition is a policy brief promoting effective parent involvement in secondary education and transition developed by the National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET). http://www.ncset.org/publications/viewdesc.asp?id=1431

The Council on Quality and Leadership provides information on person-centered services and systems and resources on how to continuously define, measure and improve the quality of life of all people. http://www.thecouncil.org/factortwomh.aspx

The Learning Community for Person Centered Practices envisions a world where all people have positive control over the lives they have chosen for themselves. This site helps foster a global learning community that shares knowledge for that purpose. http://www.learningcommunity.us/home.html

Person Centered Planning in Hampshire (UK). This website contains Hampshire wide news, training information and resources on Person-Centered Planning (PCP). http://www.pcp-in-hampshire.org.uk/resources/