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Advocacy
& Disability Rights


Angioma.org – Comprehensive information and resources for those with cerebral cavernous angioma, also known as cavernous malformation or cavernoma

Axis Disability Rights Website

Center for Social Change – Serving individuals with developmental disabilities for choice, rights, growth and independence.

DLRCDisability Rights Legal Center, formerly the Western Law Center for Disability Rights, is to promote the rights of people with disabilities.

Little City – Helping children and adults with mental retardation.

The Independent Living Center of Southern California

Institute of Independent Living

JAN – Job Accommodation Network.

Melwood – empowering individuals with disabilities in Washington D.C. area.

TASH – The Association for the Severely Handicapped.

The Equal Rights CenterA national non-profit civil rights organization.

Kidnet Contenders Kidney Contenders — is a volunteer, advocacy group for kidney health awareness and support ongoing efforts made to increase clinical trial studies using adult stem cell research.

Assistive Technology

Ability Hub – Assistive Technology for computers and disability.

Able Project – A non profit organization dedicated to helping people with disabilities locate and obtain Mobility and Assistive products.

Access Unlimited – Vehicles, Chairlifts…

Axistive – Axistive Assistive Technology News Portal offers free news, articles, product reviews and all product and vendor information of assistive technology devices.

Braille translation products, Robotron

Bruno Independent Living Aids, Inc. – mobility products

Dreams for Kids – Educational Technologies for Kids with Special Needs.

Flex Foot Prosthetics

HP Accessible technologies

Humanware – Visually Impaired Products

Infogrip – Makers of the Bat Personal Keyboard

Keyboard training software – for education and industry.

Onlinehumanresources.net is an online resource for HR professionals, students and educators. It provides tools and information to gain a greater understanding of the ADA as it pertains to employing people with disabilities.

Orthoticsweb.co – dedicated to the provision of information and services to the
Orthotics & Prosthetics profession, Suppliers, Clinicians and
Users alike

RehabTool.com – Adaptive and Assistive Technology.

Sightsystems – Electronic Magnification Rentals

Mobility

Mobility-Advisor – Educational resource with information on wheelchairs, scooters, wheel chair sports, disabled travel, and other mobility aids to enhance the lives of individuals of all ages who need mobility assistance.

Number 1 Stair Lifts – An impartial resource about the various types of home stair lifts, including articles about stair lift manufacturers, a measuring guide for stair lifts and a frequently asked questions section.

Viewpoint Mobility – Rear-entry wheelchair accessible minivan conversions. Request a copy of Vision’s free video and brochure.

Wheelchair Getaways – wheelchair accessible van rentals

Employment

Disabled-Employment

JobAccess

My Employment Options

Office of Employment Support Programs

Project Hired – from Sunnyvale California

General

AbleHere.com is an international socializing website for people with disabilities, friends, parents and carers. This website is 100% run and controlled by people with disabilities. Able Here is 100% free membership to the users.

AAPD – Cross-disability member organization, dedicated to ensuring economic self-sufficiency and political empowerment for people with disabilities.

Capper Foundation – a wide range of disability related services utilizing a continuum of high and low technology, information and technical assistance for individuals.

Disability-Related Publications – US Government Information.

Medical Travel, Inc. – We arrange for dialysis cruises, 24hr oxygen travel and accessible cruises and land packages.

Mobile Motorcycle Mechanic
– Servicing and repairing motorcycles, scooters, street and off
road vehicles at your home or office. Southern California.

Monroe County Women’s Disability Network – web directory for women with disabilities.

Shepherds College is the country’s leading three-year post-secondary educational program for individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Web Hosting 1&1

World Association of Persons with Disabilities [WAPD]

Parenting
& Family

Ability Kids – Helping kids make the most of their abilities.

Family Friendly Fun & Life Resources – offers access to mind, body and spirit-enriching information that enhances the quality and enjoyment of family life with special needs.

Family Support Center on Disabilities: – Knowledge & Involvement Network (called KIN for short!) offers a centralized resource on the full range of options available to individuals with disabilities and their families.

Parents Helping Parents – Parent Directed Family Resource Center for children with special needs (mental, physical, emotional, or learning disabilities).

Specific Disabilities

ADD Plus

ADHD Resources – A national directory of over 610 related services and products from 44 states.

Alzheimer’s Association

Attention Deficit Disorder, Children and Adults with – (CHADD) Non-Profit from Panama City, Florida.

The Arc of the United States – Information on intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Associated
Services for the Blind (ASB)
– Private non-profit agency serving
blind and seeing impaired people of the Philadelphia region and beyond.

Autism Society of America

Blind, American Foundation for the – An extensive list of links of interest to the blind and V.I. No big graphics and it’s fast.

Cerebral Palsy – What is CP?

Children and Cancer – Information for survivors of childhood cancer created by The National Children’s Cancer Society.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – FAQ

Communication Disorders

Deafblind Online – Resources and discussions surrounding the area of persons with dual sensory impairments provided by Great Lakes Area Regional Center for Deaf Blind Education.

International Committee of Sports for the Deaf

Deaflympics – Competitions for athletes who have hearing loss.

Developmental Disabilities Center

Down Syndrome Resources

Down Syndrome On The Internet

Dwarfism – Little People of America

Dyslexia – British
Dyslexia Association

Dyslexia – The International Dyslexia Association

Epilepsy Foundation of America

Epilepsy, National Society for (UK)

Facing Disability For Families Facing Spinal Cord Injuries – Facing Disability is a web resource with more than 1,000 videos drawn from interviews of people with spinal cord injuries, their families, caregivers and experts.

Facilitated Communication Institute – for people who cannot speak

Fragile X Syndrome

The Foundation for Spinal Cord Injury Prevention, Care & Cure (FSCIPCC)

Galluadet Research Institute – GRI is internationally recognized for its leadership in deafness-related research. GRI researchers gather and analyze data concerning the demographic and academic characteristics of deaf and hard of hearing populations, primarily to provide information needed by educators in the field.

Gallaudet University – Leading the world in undergraduate and graduate programs for deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing students.

Hearing Loss Association of America – is the nation’s leading organization representing people with hearing loss – providing information, education, support and advocacy.

Hyperlexia – information on the syndrome of hyperlexia — Pervasive Developmental Disorder with autistic-like symptoms, but with a strong visual ability to decode and a precocious ability to read.

Tourette Syndrome "Plus"

MS Central Support – "Your Source for MS Information, Support & Friendship on the Net"

Multiple Sclerosis – Multiple Sclerosis Foundation provides support services free of charge throughout the country for all people with an interest in or diagnosed with MS.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Join The Movement

Scleroderma Foundation – Fighting to find a cause and cure for scleroderma.

Son-Rise Program – Autism Treatment Center of America.

Universal Design

Caroleyes it, Inc. – Carol C. Brown Design—Commercial and residential elegence while keeping an eye on accessiblity.

The Center for Universal Design (CUD) – is a national information, technical assistance, and research center that evaluates, develops, and promotes accessible and universal design in housing, commercial and public facilities, outdoor environments, and products.

Universal Design Living Laboratory – serves as a national demonstration home for the building industry and the public, showcasing universal design principles.

 

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