Resources & Links

    GENERAL DISABILITY RESOURCES:

    Latest Disability News from MedlinePlus
    http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/disabilities.html

    Center for the Study and Advancement of Disability Policy
    http://www.disabilitypolicycenter.org/

    Cornucopia of Disability Information
    http://codi.buffalo.edu/

    Disability Main Page, U.S. Census Bureau
    http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/disability/disability.html

    Disability Resources
    http://www.disabilityresources.org

    Disability Statistics, Cornell University
    http://www.ilr.cornell.edu/ped/disabilitystatistics/index.cfm

    Disability Statistics Center, University of California San Francisco
    http://www.dsc.ucsf.edu/main.php

    Government disability information
    http://www.disabilityInfo.gov/

    National Clearinghouse on Post-Secondary Education for Individuals with Disabilities
    http://www.heath.gwu.edu/index.htm

    Office of Disability Employment Policy, U.S. Department of Labor
    http://www.dol.gov/odep


    ORGANIZATIONS ON DISABILITY:


    Association on Higher Education and Disability
    http://www.ahead.org

    California Association on Post-Secondary Education and Disability
    http://www.caped.net

    California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office, Disabled Student Programs and Services
    http://www.cccco.edu

    Department of Rehabilitation, California
    http://www.dor.ca.gov

    Films involving Disability
    http://www.disabilityfilms.co.uk

    Job Accommodation Network
    http://www.jan.wvu.edu

    DISABILITY RIGHTS LAWS:

    Americans with Disabilities Act
    http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/adahom1.htm

    Disability Rights Advocates
    http://www.dralegal.org

    EdLaw
    http://www.edlaw.net

    Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education
    http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/index.html

    Protection and Advocacy, Disability Civil Rights Legal Services
    http://www.pai-ca.org

    Rehabilitation Act, Section 504
    http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/504.html

    U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy
    http://www.dol.gov/odep/


    ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY:

    Alliance for Technology Access
    http://www.ataccess.org

    Closing the Gap
    http://closingthegap.com

    Ergonomic Workplace Designs
    http://www.ergointerfaces.com

    High Tech Center Training Unit of the California Community Colleges
    http://www.htctu.fhda.edu

    IBM Accessibility Center
    http://www-3.ibm.com/able/index.html

    Section 508 standards
    http://www.access-board.gov

    WebAble
    http://www.webable.com

    Web Accessibility Initiative
    http://www.w3.org/wai

    FOR PERSONS WHO ARE BLIND OR LOW VISION:

    American Foundation for the Blind
    http://www.afb.org

    American Printing House for the Blind
    http://www.aph.org

    eSight
    http://www.esight.org

    National Eye Institute
    http://www.nei.nih.gov

    Prevent Blindness America
    http://www.preventblindness.org

    Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic
    http://www.rfbd.org

    Vision World Wide
    http://www.visionww.org

    FOR PERSONS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES:

    Learning Disabilities Association of America
    http://www.ldanatl.org

    International Dyslexia Association
    http://www.interdys.org

    National Center for Learning Disabilities
    http://www.ncld.org

    Council for Learning Disabilities
    http://www.cldinternational.org

    Schwab Foundation for Learning Disabilities
    http://www.schwablearning.org

    Learning Disabilities Online
    http://www.ldonline.com

    College Planning for Students with Learning Disabilities
    http://www.ldonline.org/ld_indepth/postsecondary/eric_collegeplanning.html

    FOR PERSONS WITH ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER:


    Attention Deficit Disorder Association
    http://www.add.org

    Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder
    http://www.chadd.org

    Finding a Therapist Who Specializes in Attention Deficit Disorder
    http://www.addreferral.com

    ADD/ADHD in College
    http://www.ldonline.org/ld_indepth/postsecondary/adhd_and_college.html


    FOR PERSONS WITH AUTISM:

    Autism Society of America
    http://www.autism-society.org

    National Association for Autism Research
    http://www.naar.org

    FOR PERSONS WITH ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY:

    Brain Injury Association
    http://www.biausa.org

    FOR PERSONS WITH MOBILITY DISABILITIES:

    Mobility International
    http://www.miusa.org

    National Spinal Cord Injury Hotline
    http://www.scihotline.org

    FOR PERSONS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES:

    American Association on Mental Retardation
    http://www.aamr.org


    FOR PERSONS WHO ARE DEAF:

    American Speech-Language Hearing Association
    http://www.asha.org

    National Information Center on Deafness, Gallaudet University
    http://clerccenter.gallaudet.edu/InfoToGo/

    National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
    http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/

    National Association of the Deaf
    http://www.nad.org/

    FOR PERSONS WITH MEDICAL DISABILITIES:

    American Cancer Society
    http://www.cancer.org

    American Parkinson's Disease Association
    http://www.apdaparkinson.com

    Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Association
    http://www.alsa.org

    Arthritis Foundation
    http://www.arthritis.org/

    Crohn's and Colitis Foundation
    http://www.ccfa.org

    Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
    http://www.cff.org

    Epilepsy Foundation of America
    http://www.efa.org

    Huntington's Disease Society of America
    http://www.hdsa.org

    Lupus Foundation of America
    http://www.lupus.org

    Multiple Sclerosis Foundation
    http://www.msfacts.org

    Muscular Dystrophy Association
    http://www.mdausa.org

    National Neurofibromatosis Foundation
    http://www.nf.org

    National Organization for Rare Diseases
    http://www.rarediseases.org

    National Stroke Association
    http://www.stroke.org

    Spina Bifida Association
    http://www.sbaa.org

    FOR PERSONS WITH PSYCHOLOGICAL DISABILITIES:
    National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
    http://www.nami.org

    National Mental Health Association
    http://www.nmha.org

    Tourette's Syndrome Association
    http://www.tsa-usa.org/


    FOR PERSONS WITH SPEECH OR LANGUAGE DISABILITIES:

    American Speech, Language, Hearing Association
    http://www.asha.org

    National Center for Stuttering
    http://www.stuttering.com

    National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
    http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/