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This is the Access Travel Center's Accessible Resources page. Here you'll find a wealth of information that no families should be without.
American Association of People with Disabilities The largest national Nonprofit cross-disability member organization in the United States. Only $8.00 to join for one full year.
Mobility Vehicle Loans Borrow from$5,000 to $100,000 for up to 120 months.
DCU Access Loans Access Loans are for any product, device, or building modification designed to assist someone with a disability.
DCU Calculators Loan Calculators
Disability Resources Important Financial Information.
All States General Financial Resources
Disability Agencies & Organizations
Special State Funding Programs
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DCU Access Loans For any product, device, or building modification.
Designed to assist anyone with a disability.
E-Z Access Loan Program offered target business that are seeking to comply
with requirements of the ADA.
Plan for Achieving Self- Support Program
Covers modifications to a home through an SSI savings plan.
Accessible Housing Information
Guide to Accessible Housing
Assistance Collaborative (TAC)
A national organization that works to achieve positive outcomes on behalf of people
Resources Guide to Disability Resources on the Internet
Guide to Buying a
Home for People with Disabilities
Accessible Homes and Accessible Home Modifications
Accessible Apartment Clearinghouse
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Site covers housing
for people with disabilities
Fannie Mae Foundation Housing & Urban Development
Home Buying Guides Want to Buy a Home? Let Us Point You in the Right Direction.
Digital Federal Credit Union
Informed Consumer’s Guide to Funding Assistive Technology
Access Travel Center Comprehensive listings of all things pertaining to disabled
and senior travel.
Access-Able Travel Source Access Information and Resources to the Mature and
Travelers Disabilities Plus State & Local Information.
Disabled Cruises Help you plan your Cruise travel.
Wunago.com Your guide to Wheelchair Accessible Travel.
Freedom to Travel Transportation and People with Disabilities.
Vacations for Special Travelers Trips are designed for people with developmental disabilities and special needs who require staff assistance for a safe and enjoyable vacation.
Accessibility Guideline for Recreation Facilities Variety of Recreational Facilities including Amusement Rides, Boating Facilities, Golf, Miniature Golf, Play Areas, Swimming Pools, etc.
Amcar Motors Corp. Manufacturer of the lowered floor, Rear entry wheelchairs & scooters accessible vehicle conversion.
DOT Establishes Toll-Free Hotline The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has established a toll-free hotline to assist air travelers with disabilities.
Medical Travel, Inc. This new rental program will cover the entire State of Florida.
Easter Seals Project ACTION Information on accessible travel options in cities across the U.S. Entries include details on city transit, including paratransit operations, bus, train, taxi, airport shuttles and other modes of transportation.
SafePlace's Disability Services Safe Place complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and provides reasonable accommodations upon request to people with disabilities.
Travelin’ Talk Network A global network of persons with Disabilities (and non-disabled) who have joined together and formed a unique family of friends around the world.
TSA (a division of the Dep't of Homeland Security) Providing guidance to people with disabilities about how to get through airport security painlessly/without difficulty.
View Point Mobility Manufactures the "VISION" rear entrance lowered floor wheelchair minivan conversion.
Walt Disney World Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort Information for Guests with Disabilities.
For Getting a Great Scholarship
FastWEB Scholarship Search.
WiredScholar Free Scholarship Search.
Gateway to 10 Free Scholarship Searches Free Scholarship Searches.
Federal Grant Programs A single, comprehensive web site that will contains
Information about finding and applying for all federal grant programs.
Federal Scholarships & Aid Gateways Free Guide to All Government Grants,
Scholarships and Loans for Students.
Foundation Center Grants For individuals looking for information on grants
specifically for those with disabilities.
Accounting Scholarships Provides financial assistance to liberal arts degree
holders pursuing graduate studies in accounting.
Actuarial Scholarships for Minority Students To provide scholarships at the undergraduate or graduate level for certain minority students who are interested in pursuing actuarial careers.
AFL-CIO Union Sponsored Scholarships and Aid.
Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf Coordinates one of the world's largest
financial aid programs for children with hearing loss.
Ambassadorial Scholarships The Rotary Foundation is a major player in providing scholarships.
American Indian College Fund Fund scholarships and award only those students
who are currently enrolled at a tribal college.
American Indian Graduate Center Helps American Indian College graduates to
continue their education at the master's, doctorate and professional degree level.
Scholarship and fellowship programs offered.
American Sociological Association Graduate funding Providing funding opportunities
to graduate students of sociology and sociologists with a doctorate degree.
Americorps Scholarship for outstanding service to the community.
Astronaut Scholarship Foundation Scholarships awarded by the Astronaut
Athletic Scholarships A free database of Arkansas scholarships.
Ayn Rand Essay Scholarships For high school and college students.
Baptist Scholarships A database for scholarship news.
The Beaumont Foundation of America Grants Toshiba branded equipment to
support digital inclusion for under served individuals.
Coca-Cola Scholarships The program is open to all high school seniors
in the United States.
College Board Scholarship Search Scholarships, loans, internships and financial
aid from organizations that match your education level, talents and background.
College Fund/UNCF To enhance the quality of education by providing financial
assistance to deserving students.
Easley National Scholarship Program For American high school seniors whom exhibit
Scholastic excellence, leadership, merit, integrity, and outstanding character.
ELA Foundation The Ethel Louise Armstrong (ELA) Foundation Inc. Scholarship is
for any woman with a physical disability who is pursuing graduate studies at a college? Or university in the United States.
Epilepsy Scholarship from Pfizer Students with Epilepsy Receive Scholarships for College.
To provide outstanding African American, American Indian/Alaska Natives, Asian Pacific Islander Americans, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education.
GE and LuLac Scholarship Funds A variety of scholarships for high school seniors, undergraduate & graduate college students through our educational arm.
Guaranteed Scholarships Grants and financial aid are available to students in many forms.
The Hispanic College Fund Awards financial assistance to students seeking to afford a
higher education in academic disciplines leading to careers in business.
Historically Black College & University Scholarships To be eligible you must attend an
HBCU that is a Member or Associate member of the IES college consortium.
Indian Health Service Scholarship IHS provides scholarships to American
Indian/Alaskan Native (AI/AN) health professionals.
Intel Science Talent Search Intel is the sponsor of this nationwide competition,
America's oldest and most highly regarded pre-college science contest.
International Students Scholarships and Aid Help.
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarships The JRF Education and Leadership
Development Program awards up to $6,000 per year for four years.
Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship For AA students in South Florida.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Provides an award to ten outstanding individuals who overcome daunting odds to expand access to health care and social services to under
served and isolated populations in communities across the United States.
Marine Corps Scholarships Foundation Providing financial assistance in the form of
scholarships to deserving sons and daughters of United States Marines and children
of former Marines in their pursuit of higher education.
Maryland Artists Scholarships A nonprofit foundation incorporated in 1984, awards
Scholarships to gifted young artists and encourage them to seek careers in the visual arts.
McDonald's Education Scholarships Information and applications for the McDonald's National Employee Scholarship Program and various RMHC scholarship programs are now available.
Methodist Scholarships United Methodist Publishing House Merit Scholarship Program.
Minority Health Program The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) supports training opportunities to help individuals prepare for a career in health services research.
The Mitsubishi Electric America (MEAF) Foundation Grant Opportunity.
National Assoc. of Black Journalists Scholarships (NABJ) Each year, deserving students
intent on becoming journalists receive more than $100,000 in scholarships.
Native American Community Scholar Awards In conjunction with the Smithsonian
Institution, helps students who are formally or informally affiliated with a
Native American community or tribe pursue research projects by using the
Smithsonian's Native American resource collection.
NASPA Scholarships Fellowship for students with disabilities.
NCAA Sports Scholarships and Internships.
OPM's USAJOBS website contains hundreds of Federal government-funded education scholarships, fellowships, grants, internships, and cooperative programs.
Paralegal Scholarships National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc.
The PhD Project A source of funding information for African-American, Hispanic-American,
or Native American students pursuing advanced graduate degrees in various fields.
Presidential Freedom Scholarships The program is designed to highlight and promote service and citizenship by students and to recognize students for their leadership in those areas.
Project Excellence Scholarships Project Excellence is a scholarship program for African-American high-school seniors in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.
Research Program For Women & Minorities Underrepresented in the Sciences.
Ron Brown Scholar Program Major Scholarships.
The Roothbert Scholarship Fund Created to help men and women in need of financial
Aid to further their education.
Scholarships and Grants Links to many resources.
ScienceNet Undergraduate Scholarship Listing.
The Shaklee Institute The Shaklee Teacher Award is designed to recognize up to ten
of America's most outstanding teachers of children with disabilities.
Siemens Westinghouse Competition Providing more than $1 million in college scholarships
and awards each year for talented high school students in the United States.
State Farm Insurance Achievement Scholarships.
Target Scholarships All-Around Scholarships.
Third Wave Foundation Deadline: October 1 and April 1, annually, Available to all full-time or part-time students age 30 and under whom are enrolled in, or have been accepted to, an accredited university, college, vocational/technical school or community college.
Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund The only national organization that provides
Scholarship, programmatic and capacity building support to Public Historically Black
Colleges and Universities.
Tylenol College Scholarships.
Undergraduate Scholarships National Institutes of Health Scholarship.
United Negro College Fund Merck Science Initiative.
United States Institute of Peace National Peace Essay Contest.
Universal Design Award Nominations Nominations for DaVinci Awards seek the creative
and innovative in universal design.
University of Toledo Disability Studies Program.
Website Rating Colleges On Their Disability Friendliness If you've got a disability, choosing a college means thinking about a lot more than just academic facilities and social amenities.
White House Fellow Program The program is designed to offer exceptional young men and women a first-hand experience working at the highest levels of the federal government.
ABA Materials Produces software to assist parents and educators to teach speech and
language to children with learning disabilities.
AbleLink Technologies Creating technology driven solutions that enable individuals with intellectual disabilities to set sail on a voyage to new opportunity and independence.
Able-Phone A leading manufacturer of adaptive telephones.
Able Planet, Inc. Giving peoples with mild to severe hearing loss micro-technology for accessing telecommunications.
Able Project To provide a network that empowers people with disabilities (Illness, accident, and aging) to easily find and obtain Mobility and Assistive products that support them in living a more independent life.
Access Industries Located in Grandview, MO, is the world's leading manufacturer of innovative wheelchair lifts, stair lifts and elevators for both residential and commercial use.
Adaptive Mobility Provider of Vehicle Adaptive Equipment.
AT (Assistive Technology) Connection The AT Connection can help you find answers to
some of your questions about Assistive Technology.
Automated Voice Systems, Inc. The First complete electronic home management system.
BellSouth's Wireless E-mail Service BellSouth Wireless e-mail gives customers who are
deaf, or who have speech disabilities the freedom to communicate instantly.
Buyers Haven A shopping mall for hearing aid and assistive technology products.
Cirque Corporation Developer of Glidepoint Touchpad Technology.
Commodio, Human Computer Interaction Q Pointer offers keyboard-only, mouse
less navigation of a computer and voice control capabilities.
Crutch Specialist-Thomas Fetterman Inc. Thomas has fashioned a hi-tech line of
ultralite crutches, 'articulating' crutchtips.
DataHand Systems, Inc. Manufactures and markets Assistive Technology computer
keyboards that benefit the disabled and carpal tunnel.
Dragon Systems Speech & Voice Recognition The leading supplier of imagery, speech
and language solutions.
Drink-Aide Drink-Aide is a revolutionary product that enables people in wheelchairs
To drink fluids independently.
Electronic Speech Enhancement, Inc. Makes speech clearer electronically.
Evaluating Web Pages for Accessibility Barriers Free Web Site Accessibility
Evaluation A-Prompt (Accessibility Prompt).
Genadyne Biotechnologies, Inc. Provide very cost effective and high quality products.
Grover Gear Hard to find outdoor products for people with disabilities such as wheelchair hunting covers, wheelchair cushion covers, hunting harnesses, and much more.
IBM Special Needs Bringing together product and service information for people with disabilities, and for Human Resource Professionals who are proactively seeking knowledge about solutions or empowering persons with disabilities to ensure a productive working environment.
IBM ViaVoice Personal computer software leverages generations of IBM voice recognition research and accomplishment.
In Touch Systems Magic Wand Keyboard.
Keybowl, Inc. The revolutionary Orbi Touch Keyless Keyboard.
Kensington designs high-quality, stylish computer accessories for todays
KR Specialties, Specializing in ADA Accessories New generation product developed
specifically for all types of barrier free curb-less shower units, which require water control.
KVB Manufacturing Producing a unique lift that allows a disabled person to enter a vehicle from the driver's position.
Medical Home Care (MHC) Facility specializing in artificial limbs and bionic limbs.
Mobility International USA Challenge Yourself and Change the World.
My-T-Soft On-Screen Keyboard Utilities completes the evolution of the user-interface for pen, touch screen, ruggedized, handheld, portable, tablet, wearable, adaptive, and wireless systems.
Origin Instruments Adaptive computer technology equipment.
QuadJoy Does It! The World's Premier On-Screen Keyboard for Windows Assistive Technology Users.
RJ Cooper & Associates Make products for persons requiring special education, rehabilitation.
Scooter Link Medical Equipment Superstore The Nation's fastest growing retailer of
Scooters power wheelchairs, auto and stair lifts and lift chairs and more.
Silvercross Elevators Recycled and new stair lifts, ceiling lift, scooters etc.
Software for Lipreading Training CD ROM- Seeing and Hearing Speech: Lessons in lip
reading and listening.
SpinLife Discount Price on Wheelchairs, Power wheelchairs, Scooters and Expert Advice
Telex M-560 Super-Directional USB Digital Microphone.
Trace Research & Development Center Trace has been a pioneer in the field of technology and disability.
View Point Mobility The "VISION" rear entrance lowered floor wheelchair minivan conversion.
Voice E-Mail 4.0 for Windows The revolutionary new "add-on" program for Windows that
uses the power of Human Speech to create Audio E-mail messages by simply Talking!
Walk Easy Inc. A distributor of walking aids and accessories.
Able Data A to Z Listings All you need to know in resource.
Ability To Independence Find a lot of great products inside including many unusual and inspirational stories for all ages.
Resources Accredited Online Colleges and Disability Education.
About Cerebral Palsy Find out about cerebral palsy disease, types of cerebral palsy, and ask doctor if you are eligible for lifetime benefits.
Accessible Society Action Project/ASAP Accessible Society gives journalists disability
issues information, background and contacts for reporting on disability and disability rights.
Adaptive Access Wheelchair Accessible ADA Construction
ADA Insights The most up-to-date and comprehensive source of research and analysis related to the enforcement of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) available today!
ADAPT American Disabled for Attendant Programs Today.
Ambutech Canes for people with visual impairments.
American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) Dedicated to addressing the critical issues
of literacy, independent living, employment, and access through technology for the ten Million Americans who are blind or visually impaired.
Aquatic Access Inc. Pool & Spa Lifts.
Arkansas Spinal Cord Commission Administer a statewide program to identify and meet
the unique and lifelong needs of people with spinal cord disabilities in the state.
Autism Arts Is a collection of artwork from our loved ones within the autistic spectrum.
The Autism NetVerse Project John Hopkins University to collect poetry and artwork f
rom individuals on the autism spectrum.
Autism Treatment Information about successful treatments for Autism, with advice
from parents experienced with Autism.
Bad Faith Insurance Claims This site gives visitors background information on the lawsuit against the largest disability insurer in the nation and informs visitors of their legal rights if their claim has been denied.
Barrier Free Lifts, Inc Patient lifts which provide a variety of safe and effective ways to lift and transfer people from almost any position to just about anywhere they desire.
Bender Consulting Services Providing technology consulting services and career opportunities, for people with disabilities.
The Center for Enriched Living The only life enrichment center for people with developmental disabilities in the Midwest-Providing educational, recreational and social skill development programs for youth, adults and seniors with developmental disabilities.
The Center for the Study and Advancement of Disability Policy (CSADP) Providing public education, leadership development and training, technical assistance and information dissemination, and conducts action-research and analysis of public policy issues affecting individuals with disabilities and their families.
Children With Disabilities Offers families, service providers, and other interested individuals information about advocacy, education, employment, health, housing, recreation, technical assistance, and transportation covering a broad array of developmental, physical, and emotional disabilities.
Clever Solutions Is dedicated to bringing you quality, simple solutions to your everyday needs.
COOLhouseplans.com Wheelchair accessible house plans.
Cosmic Conniptions Autism library of science and spirit, living with, understanding and overcoming autism.
Courage.org To empower people with physical disabilities to reach for their full potential in every aspect of life.
Crime Victims with Disabilities Awareness Act To increase public awareness of the plight of victims of crime with developmental disabilities.
Department Of Justice Section 508 Requires that Federal agencies' electronic and information technology is accessible to people with disabilities, including employees and members of the public.
The Design Linc The Design Linc is dedicated to bringing you design resource information for products and services available to the physically challenged and their caregivers.
DIESTCO Manufacturing Products that make life a little easier for people who use scooters, wheelchairs and walkers.
The Disabled Entrepreneur Helps people with disabilities network to get help with their finances, get jobs, or start businesses of their own.
Disability Information For Students A web site for students that are studying in the field of disability, as well as professionals working within it.
Disability Issues About Health and Fitness.
The Disability Links Barn Links on disability.
The Disability Resource Resources for Disability.
Disability Social History Project Includes disabled heroes, important events in disability
history, and resources.
DisabilityInfo.gov The comprehensive federal web site of disability-related government resources and information for job seekers and businesses.
Dog Training For The Physically Challenged.
DOT seeking input The US Department of Transportation has just announced a web site for individuals with disabilities to submit comments on transportation services for individuals with disabilities.
Emerging-Leaders Booz Allen Hamilton's summer internship program for emerging leaders with disabilities.
Empower The site contains many links to articles, products, organizations, and services.
Fair Housing Accessibility FIRST A program designed to promote compliance with the Fair Housing Act design and construction requirements via a comprehensive training .
Fetal Alcohol and Drug Unit A Fetal Alcohol Syndrome researches unit headed by
Dr. Ann Streissguth, University of Washington - School of Medicine.
"First Response to Victims of Crime Who Have a Disability" This resource is a handbook for law enforcement officers on how to approach and help crime victims who have Alzheimer’s disease, mental illness, mental retardation, or who are blind or visually impaired, deaf or hard of hearing.
Flaghouse Striving to be the leading global supplier of products that education, recreation and therapy professionals need to help people enjoy and enrich their lives.
Friendship, Inc. A private non-profit organization serving people with developmental disabilities. We provide individualized comprehensive supports to allow for full
community participation and inclusion.
Golden Access Passport National Parks.
GovBenefits.gov A one-step resource for Americans to learn if they are eligible to
Receive government benefits.
'Grocereasy' Free Software A Allows users to pick their groceries, birthdays, anniversaries, prescriptions, and recipes and have them all print on a list in aisle, section and category order.
HandiBot Channel Services for Disabled.
Handi-Ramp Systems The first to recognize the need to assist the physically handicapped in achieving handicapped wheelchair access to places most of the population takes for granted.
Health and Human Services Link to the Health and Human Services press release announcing a list of counties in which PPOs are currently available.
Health Care for Seniors and the Disabled A senior health care information and resource website.
Health Plan Compare Use the search tool at the government Medicare website to find
out how a PPO's plan compares to other health care options available in your county.
Hertz Supply Offering an extensive line of health-care beds and furnishings including mattresses and bedside cabinets, designed to address all your needs - both functionally and aesthetically.
HireDeaf.com HireDeaf.com provides a highly resourceful and dynamic exchange between opportunity seekers and employers.
HRM Consulting Conducts interactive training workshops on-site and provides professional Vocational Consulting and expert testimony services.
Independent Life Resources A World of Resources for Persons with Disabilities, Senior Citizens, and Those Who are Homebound.
Innovative Products Increasing Mobility For Children.
Institute on Disability Culture A Disability Resource.
Institute On Independent Living Disability Resources.
KY Enterprises Adaptive Products For Independent Living And Recreation.
Life With Ease Products to make your life easier in every room of the house.
List of Product and Service Providers Links on disability.
Mass Access Housing Registry For people with disabilities looking for housing.
Medicare Rights Center The Medicare Rights Center has developed an easy-to-use
chart which compares health plan options.
Medsite Online Medical Information.
MedSupport FSF International, Inc. We offer caring, support, and information
through a variety of interactive moderated forums and chat areas as well as a
monthly newsletter and a wide range of links to other sources of information.
Nagano Winter Paralympic Games The international representative organization of
elite sports for athletes with disabilities.
National Accessible Apartment Clearinghouse Maintaining the only national database of accessible apartments, with a registration of more than 46,000 units. It's a vital resource for the disabled community and an excellent vehicle for apartment owners and managers to effectively market they’re accessible apartments.
The National Center on Physical Activity and Disability This site provides information and resources that can enable people with disabilities to become as physically active as they choose to be.
National Family Caregivers Association Exists to support family caregivers and to speak out publicly for caregivers' needs.
National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives An association of over 3,300 attorneys and paralegal who represent Social Security and Supplemental Security Income claimants.
National Statler Center for Careers in Hospitality Service The Statler Center is a free 13-week training program training blind and physically disabled people for great careers in the hospitality industry.
NCAM/ Web Access Symbol A research and development facility dedicated to the issues of media and information technology for people with disabilities in their homes, schools, workplaces, and communities.
NCWD/Youth Website NCWD/Youth is one of two technical assistance centers funded by the US Department of Labor to assist the workforce development community addresses issues affecting the employment of people with disabilities.
Newswatch Information on the reporting of disability issues.
NICHCY -National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities.
Onestop Info Website The National Center on Workforce and Disability, provides technical assistance to one-stop career centers to build capacity to serve individuals with disabilities that is seeking employment.
Palaestra Forum of Sport, Physical Education & Recreation For Those With Disabilities.
Paralyzed Veterans of America A congressionally chartered veterans service organization founded in 1946, has developed a unique expertise on a wide variety of issues involving the special needs of our members — veterans of the armed forces who have experienced spinal cord injury or dysfunction.
Posey Company Making and distribute quality health care products for acute care,
home health, and long term care medical professionals.
Project ACTION Technical Assistance Our Mission: Accessible Community Transportation In Our Nation.
Professional Fit Clothing Unique and Special Clothing Service for the Health Care Industry.
PubMed A research and development facility dedicated to the issues of media and information technology for people with disabilities in their homes, schools, workplaces, and communities.
Proyecto Visión The National Technical Assistance Center for Latinos with Disabilities.
Real World Success The leading source of motivational speakers, custom training programs and performance improvement consulting for all organizations, companies and people, including the deaf, hard of hearing and people with disabilities.
Recruiting Qualified Professionals JWT Specialized Communications work with many of the nation's leading employers to identify and recruit qualified professionals for a variety of job opportunities in the technical and engineering areas.
RecruitABILITY Free on-line service for both employers and disabled job seekers.
Regional Accessible Transit Guide Compiles paratransit, fixed route and Medicaid travel information for the three-county Central Puget Sound region of Washington State only.
Resource Guide for the Blind From Smart-Glasses.org providing information and about smart glasses and smart technology.
RVL S.C.O.R.E. Free For All Link Page.
SAMHSA web site The ADS Center is a program of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services, and operated by a contract with The Gallup Organization and the Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania.
Signing Online's -Is designed to teach you American Sign Language from home, school, work, a library, an airport terminal, an Internet café, or anywhere you may be with an Internet connection, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Social Security Online The Official Website of the Social Security Administration.
Society for Disability Studies A nonprofit scientific and educational organization established to promote interdisciplinary research on humanistic and social scientific aspects of disability and chronic illness.
Standard Rules On the Equalization of Opportunities/Disabilities.
StarThrowers Helps parents learn how to set up and run a personal fundraising program for Autism treatment.
State Resource Directories on ADA Compliance and Technical Assistance NADC released a new State Directories Assistance with Accessibility.
Talk Autism The largest collection of resources for the Autism community.
TASH Working With Disability Rights Advocates Worldwide
Therapeutic Alliances Inc. Offers a complete line of electrotherapy and rehabilitation
equipment for treating SCI, stroke, MS, CP, and other neuromuscular disorders.
Truehope Nutritional Support Ltd. We are a non-profit company that provides education, advocacy, and support for those who suffer from mental illness and want to pursue a natural healing alternative.
The University of the District of Columbia School of Law Introduction to the Juvenile &
Special Education Law Clinic.
Yahoo Site For Disability A List of Great Disability Resource Sites for News and Articles.
Website of the Older Adult Consumer Mental Health Alliance (OACMHA) A New website for older adult consumers.
Western Law Center for Disability Rights Our mission is "to promote the rights of people with disabilities and the public interest in and awareness of those rights by providing legal and related services."
Wheel-O-Vator Manufactures/Distributes state of the art accessibility equipment to consumers nationwide.
"WIA Section 188 Checklist" The Checklist is
designed to ensure meaningful participation of people with disabilities in
programs and activities operated by recipients of financial assistance under
the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA).
AAMR Free E-newsletter The American Association on Mental Retardation FREE "2002 in Review".
ADA Solutions By WorkLink A Seller & Provider of equipment and tutoring in voice recognition, adaptive & assertive technologies, ergonomic computing, and much more.
American Bar Association The Commission On Mental And Physical Disability Law
Americans With Disabilities Act Experts, ADA Consultants Links to other great sites.
Americans With Disabilities Act Information Information and Technical Assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act.
AoA A nationwide network of organizations and service providers to make support services and resources available to older persons and their caregivers.
Department of Veterans Affairs Federal Benefits for Veterans and Dependents.
HFriends.com The premiere dating/matching site on the Internet for people with disabilities.
NCD Bulletin A Monthly Publication of the National Council on Disability (NCD)
Single Disabled Seniors Internet friendship group for disabled singles over the age of 50.
Service Animal Information The Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and the National Association of Attorneys General have formed a Disability Rights Task Force to promote and protect the rights of individuals with disabilities.
U. S. Access Board Accessibility For People
Accessible Recreation Facilities, New On-line Guides The Access Board has developed supplementary guides for access to amusement rides, boating facilities, fishing piers and platforms, golf courses, miniature golf courses, sports facilities, and swimming pools, wading pools, and spas.
Active Learning To provide equipment for and a forum for a special teaching method developed for severely handicapped children known as "Active Learning" in California.
AG Bell Material Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf.
A Vision in Motion Our program topics include disability awareness, character development, self-esteem enhancement, conflict resolution, and other topics crucial to the intellectual growth of children, teens, and their parents.
Christmas Cards & Note Cards For People with Physical Disabilities or Hearing Impairments. STAR Greetings designs and sells quality, unique Christmas cards and all-occasion note cards featuring people who have physical disabilities and people who are deaf.
The Developmental Disabilities Database (DDD) Resources for Parents, Families,
Disability Central A website specially designed for disabled teenagers.
Family Center on Technology and Disability Provides information about assistive technologies to organizations that work with the families of children with disabilities.
Families USA The Voice for Health Care Consumers.
Family Voices Partnering with professionals and families to advocate for health care
services that are family-centered, community-based, comprehensive, coordinated
and culturally competent.
GOING TO SCHOOL ~ IR A LA ESCUELA (cc) Video on IEP, children with disabilities.
A compelling, upbeat story of inclusion, special education and the empowerment of children and their parents.
Hobbies for Healing Embrace life more fully
Independent Living Center of Southern California Offering emergency services, benefits counseling, independent living skills classes, job preparation, computer classes, and a Client Assistance Program (CAP), plus more.
kidABILITY Browse and shop our selection of toys, software, games, books, videos, teaching aides, and adaptive technology products.
The MCH Neighborhood A community of web sites and web-based resources that serves the MCH community by providing ready access to a variety of pertinent sources of information on women's and children's issues nationwide.
Mentors, Inc. A private, nonprofit organization that pairs Washington, D.C. public high school students with trained adult mentors.
Muscular Dystrophy Family Foundation Provides direct services to those with neuromuscular disease and their families, including wheel chairs, ramps, adaptive equipment, home visits, counseling, family camps and support groups. (Not affiliated with the MDA or the Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon.)
MJ Designs Inc. Special clothing for people with disabilities.
The National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth Addressing issues
affecting the employment of people with disabilities. The site contains useful information and resources for youth with disabilities.
National Disabled Students Union A national, cross-disability, student organization.
New Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities Master list of State Yellow Pages.
Opportunity for K-12 students in STEM Encourages Children to participate in the NASA Student Involvement Program.
Soaringwords, the power to heal Soaringwords mission is to help millions of ill children and families heal, supported by millions of caring people who visit the website and enjoy in-person Soaringwords activities to inspire ill children to never give up.
Special needs family friendly fun Enhancing the quality and fun of family life with special needs.
The University of the District of Columbia School of Law Introduction to the Juvenile & Special Education Law Clinic.
WOW USA An innovative program that empowers youth in wheelchairs.
Youth Service America For information on awards and grants for youth, youth with developmental disabilities, and organizations to participate in National Youth Service Day.
4mychild Committed to eliminating all doctor/hospital caused cerebral palsy, Erb's palsy and other birth injuries, and helping you cope with the challenges of caring for your special needs child.
ABA Materials Software to teach children with learning disabilities, including teaching
children with Autism.
The Agape Center A place where recovering alcoholics and other chemically dependent persons, and their family and friends can meet in a safe and comfortable atmosphere.
A Systems Perspective on State Health Care Spending (pdf) Outlines the ways state governments finance and deliver health care. Download Adobe Acrobat Reader Free
The Amputee Coalition Amputee Coalition of America is a national non-profit organization providing extensive resources, peer support, outreach and education to individual amputees, amputee caregivers, limb loss professionals and those dealing with the effects of limb loss.
Aquila Corp. Manufactures a line of pressure relief cushions.
Bare-Bones Health Insurance (pdf) Bare-Bones Health Plans: Are They Worth the Money?
The Boulevard A Directory of Products & Services for the Disabled, Elderly, Caregiver and Healthcare Professional.
Cochlear Implant Association, Inc. Materials about cochlear implant.
The Consequences of Being Uninsured The report evaluates thousands of citations and 230 research articles to assess the health and economic consequences of being uninsured.
Deaf Outlook Resources for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
The Desk An online “road map” to critical consumer information about government-funded health services.
Exercycle Company Manufacturer Of Exercise Bicycles.
Free medicine for low income Americans Acting as a clearinghouse with over 1,400 medicines and over 200 companies sponsoring assistance programs in our database.
Freestyle-Life The site for information, community, classified ads and products to empower, honor, and inspire the physically challenged and disabled.
How to Find, Hire and Manage the People Who Help You or Your Loved One! How-to strategies for being successful at the RISHTMP cycle of recruiting, interviewing, screening, etc. have paid help providers.
ILRU Independent Living Research Unit at TIRR (The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research).
Immune A mailing list and resource center for people with various immune-system-related ailments.
Independent Life Resources A World of Resources for Persons with disabilities, Senior Citizens, and Those Who are Homebound.
International Psoriasis Community ("IPC") Was founded to unite the approximate 9 million people in North America, as well as potentially 100 million people worldwide, who suffer from this chronic, inherited disease that uproots so many lives.
Kaiser First Edition An early morning summary of the day's news and events.
Knueppel HealthCare A company which provides a wide variety of supplies for patients.
The Maternal and Child Health Library A virtual guide to MCH information.
Mayo Clinic Medicine Center Drug and Medication Information.
Medical Home Toolkit This kit contains Medical Home Measurement Tools, as well as many other resources that help guide physicians and families through the process of improving the quality of services provided to children with special health care needs.
Medtronic Advanced Pain Therapies What is APT Neurostimulation?
National Library of Medicine Health information provided by the National Library of Medicine. Free, accurate, up to date, private/confidential, Drug information, Health News, Medical Encyclopedia and Dictionary.
National Center on Elder Abuse Funded through a grant from AoA, it features an easy-to-navigate layout, updated and reorganized content, user-friendly pathways to statistics and resources, and many new links.
New Complementary and Alternative Medicine Information on complementary and alternative medicine.
Online Health Care "Coach" Provides basic information about health insurance and health care.
PharMerica The Preferred Source of Pharmacy Care Solutions.
Post-Polio Health International (PHI) Still working for polio survivors and users of home mechanical ventilation.
Recovering Your Mental Health Self-Help Books.
RxList - The Internet Drug Index Providing fast, reliable information to both the consumer and the medical professional.
The SAMHSA Web Site Ordering New Self-Help Books.
Therapeutic cloning for research A forum visited by many people with disabilities and some of the leading researchers in the field.
Uppertone The Unassisted Upper Body Exercise System for Quadriplegics.
Vital ID Offers emergency personnel, doctors and nurses quick access to an accident victim's vital information, including medications or allergies as well as chronic medical conditions, while protecting the patient's privacy.
Women's Health Matters A searchable bilingual database of women's health resources
for consumers and health professionals alike.
There is an entire world of assistive technology and disability resources
on the Web, and you can start your travels from here!
World Association of Person with Disabilities
"All About Multiple Sclerosis" This international site has been created and is maintained by people with MS for people with MS. It provides many useful resources including Your Mind & Human Rights.
The Council on Quality and Leadership An international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the quality of services and supports to people with disabilities.
Disability World Interviews, news, in-depth articles on disability issues from 25 countries.
European Year of People with Disabilities The Official Website.
Garaventa (Canada) Ltd. Manufacturer Of Stair-Lift Evacu-Trac.
International Center for the Disabled Community based services and support.
The International Disability News Ticker Breaking news stories from the disability field
of work and study.
International Mosaic Down Syndrome Association, (IMDSA) Provides emotional support, information, and research for those affected by Mosaic Down syndrome.
Mobility International USA "Challenge Yourself and Change the World." Our mission is to empower people with disabilities around the world through international; exchange, information, technical assistance and training programs.
Pearls of Africa Through their services, support and programs, Pearls of Africa aims to provide peace and accessible living for all by fostering awareness and improving the status of people with disabilities in Africa.
World Congress and Exposition on Disability Foundation
This website is the virtual home of the
WCD Foundation. Reaching across oceans
Able Newspaper's online A monthly newspaper that is published for, by and about the disabled, with the focus on the Able.
ABILITY Magazine & Awareness Programs Dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for people with disabilities through housing, education, employment, media and volunteer opportunities.
Blanck, Hill, Siegal, and Waterstone's Hornbook on Disability Civil Rights Law This book presents a comprehensive examination of the development of disability rights law and policy in the U.S. and Abroad.
Careers & the disABLED Magazine A national career magazine.
Cherry Hill Catalog A provider of publications for the field of mental and developmental disabilities.
"Disability Awareness: A Guidebook for Families and Educators" The guidebook is a source of ideas on activities that could be used in the classroom or at home to promote inclusion.
A Disability Handbook for Business Professionals to provide the corporate world a primer on disability employment and marketing strategies. From the Inclusive Corporation
Disability Resource Catalog Ideas, Training, and Solutions for Today's Disability Professional.
DisabilityWorld Critiques Progress in Access, Employment, Governance, Media & Institutions. Check out the 14th issue of this international magazine, presenting 70 new articles and resources.
Disabled Rights: American Disability Policy and the Fight for Equality by Jacqueline Vaughn Switzer. Explaining how people with disabilities have been treated from a social, legal, and political perspective in the United States.
Disabled Dealer Magazine's Bringing people with disabilities and the elderly complete
access to new and pre-owned adaptive equipment, services, resources, and events
throughout the nation.
The Dynamics Of Disability A new book from the Institute of Medicine, provides a wealth of detail on the workings of the Social Security disability program. The full text of the book can
be viewed, FREE of charge.
Exceptional Parent Magazine Exceptional Parent is the leading publication for the special needs community. Empowering parents and professionals by sharing ideas, support, products and resources in the care and parenting of children with disabilities and special healthcare needs.
"Forward Access" Verizon's quarterly online newsletter for customers with disabilities.
"Handbook On Quality of Life for Human Service Practitioners" The most current, up-to-date, and international handbook on quality of life.
Kernel Book Series on Blindness Now Available Online.
"Loud, Proud and Passionate®" A book from MIUSA illustrating the importance of including women with disabilities in international development, women's organizations and community projects and highlights the efforts and successes of disabled women worldwide.
Mainstream Magazine News and Advocacy in Disability Rights.
"Maximum Accessibility: Making Your Web Site More Usable for Everyone" It is a comprehensive resource for Web designers and IT professionals that is a useful tool even for non-techies.
"Medicare and Employer Insurance: How They Work Together" Published by the Medicare Rights Center, a booklet to address common questions and concerns regarding coordination of benefits between Medicare and employer insurance.
New High School/High Tech Manual Provides opportunity for students with disabilities
to explore careers in science, mathematics and technology. Sponsored by the Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy.
New Mobility Magazine A no-nonsense site with lots of current information.
News on GOOGLE Type in the word "disabilities" and get results on all news mentions
"THE RAGGED EDGE" The Disability Rag-Primer For Understanding New Thinking Of The Disability Rights Movement.
"No Child Left Behind" The U.S. Department of Education has produced a new 180-page desktop reference manual to No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, the new landmark education reform law.
On The Money Free quarterly online newsletter of common sense money management tips from financial experts.
"Raising The Bar: New Horizons in Disability Sports" A book produced in collaboration
with U.S. Paralympics and the International Paralympic Committee.
Reachout Magazine online A Web magazine and meeting place for people with disabilities all over the world.
Special Child A free online publication for parents and caregivers of children with special needs.
Special Living magazine A new magazine for better
and easier living for people with disabilities.
A Handicapped Help
Planet Amber Health & Disability Resource
Electric Wheelchairs Online
Your One-Stop Resource for Wheelchairs Nationwide
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