| MPJ Mobility, Inc|
Wheelchair Vans, Lifts, Conversions, Hand Controls -. - Eugene / Springfield, Oregon
|AARP Research Center|
Here is where you can find research results and reference information to answer your questions about a variety of subjects related to aging.
This Assistive Technology web site is for people with a disability, and will direct you to adaptive equipment for computers.
|Access Able Designs, Inc.|
provide complete and "truly accessible" equipment and answers to the disabled community both at home and in public.
|Access Amtrak (U.S.)|
A guide to Amtrak train services for passengers with disabilities.
|Access For Disabled Americans|
A Guide for the Wheelchair Traveler.
|Access Medical Rehab|
Disability and wheel chair specialist. We provide rehab, manual and electric wheel chairs in San Diego & Orange County, California (CA).
|Access Northern California|
To inform and educate people with disabilities and the tourism industry about accessibility. We provide thouroughly researched access information on Northern California including San Francisco, Yosemite, Lake Tahoe, Wine Country.
|Access Wheels, Inc|
Providing a nationwide network of rental wheelchair accessible vans.
|Access-Able Travel Source|
Our mission is to tourism for travelers with disabilities by: provide worldwide access information. educating the hospitaliy industry of the size and buying power of this growing consumer group.
|Accessibility Guidelines Implementation Project|
The AGI project is designed as a way of "beta testing", in actual use on the "front lines" of web design, the WAI page author recommendations from the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
|Accessible Journeys - Wheelchair Travel - Accessible Cruises|
Accessible Journeys offers and designs wheelchair travel, accessible cruises, and wheelchair tours, for slow walkers, wheelchair travelers, their families and their friends.
An information and support network for individuals and families who are affected by the rare inherited vision disorder achromatopsia.
We are a resource for Assistive Devices which help people maintain their independence. Due to limiting physical conditions, many people find themselves less able to cope with everyday tasks and hobbies. We help you live "Life without Limitations". Our Assistive Devices aid in the essentials of daily living: Bath Safety, Dressing Aids, Mobility Aids, Home Health Care, Kitchen Aids and much more. And let's not forget Exercise Therapy, Low Vision and Arthritis Relief. Our goal is to give friendly, prompt, personalized service. Most orders placed before 2:00PM Mountain Standard time are shipped the same day, (Monday through Friday).
|Adaptive Computer Products|
Includes links under the categories of: Guides to Adaptive Technologies, Transparent Hardware Interfaces, Computer Access Software, Input Devices/Switches, Augmentative Communication Devices, Speech Recognition/Voice Controlled Systems, Products for the Blind/Visually Impaired, Possible Funding Sources/Low Cost, Assistive Technology Programs, Books to Buy!, and Other.
Handicapped remodeling and wheelchair accessible construction for Houston area homes and businesses. Features services and contact information.
complete home renovation and accessible modifications. ADA and Tas compliance for business.
|Adaptive Computer Empowerment Services ACES|
The mission of ACES is o improve the quality of life for persons in San Diego County who are disabled by empowering them with computer technology. Specifically, our outcomes focus on civic involvement and self-sufficiency with an emphasis on quality of life enhancement.
|Adaptive Environments Center|
to promote,facilitate, and advocate for international adoption of policies,programs and designs that enable every individua, regardless of age or ability to participate fully in all aspects of society. Adaptive Environments developed and manages the Universal design Education Project (see web site) and is also the New England Center for Americans with Disabilites Act (ADA) technical assistance. Also works on the ADA in public schools.
|AFS Intercultural Programs USA|
AFS provides international exchanges through homestays for US and international youth, high school students, college students and educators in over 50 countries. AFS is committed to provide increased access to their programs to groups that are traditionally underserved and underrepresented in exchange programs including young people with disabilities.
|AgrAbility - Resources for Persons with disabilities in rural settings at Purdue University|
|All Walks Of Life|
Works to prevent violence against people with disabilities. We accomplish our purpose by collecting data, providing education, publishing reports and working with other like-minded individuals and organizations.
|American Council of the Blind|
Provides general information about the Council, including recent issues of our monthly publication, The Braille Forum.
|American Disabled for Attendant Programs Today (ADAPT)|
We are fighting so people with disabilities can live in the community with real supports instead of being locked away in nursing homes and other institutions.
|American Jewish World Service USA|
The American Jewish World Service provides international service opportunities throughout the world through their Jewish Volunteer Corps program.
|American Self-Help Group Clearinghouse|
A keyword-searchable database of over 1000 national and international self-help support groups for addictions, bereavement, health, mental health, disabilities, abuse, parenting, caregiver concerns and other stressful life situations.
|Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA): A Pollak Library Research Guide|
Related websites, legislation and other resources
|AmeriGlide Stair Lifts|
AmeriGlide Stair Lifts, Vertical Lifts, Wheelchair Lifts, Dumbwaiters and Elevators
|Apple - Accessibility|
Mac OS X operating system includes a wide variety of features and technologies specifically designed to provide accessibility to users with disabilities.
|Arcadia University Center for Education Abroad USA|
Arcadia University Center for Education Abroad, a private, comprehensive college with a large study abroad program, makes every effort to accommodate qualified students with disabilities.
|AssistantPages Home Page|
AssistantPages.comis a free attendant referral service that maintains privacy while offering detailed information about care givers and jobs. The Web application is designed for U.S. residents.
|Assistive Technology - Independent Living Technologies|
Assistive Technology - Providing resource on Living Aids for people with disabilities by offering competitively priced quality assisted living technologies and products.
An online information resource providing up-to-date, thorough information on assistive technologies, adaptive environments and community resources.
|Association for International Practical Training|
The AIPT administers a wide range of student, business and professional training/cultural exchanges between the U.S. and other countries. AIPT encourages persons with disabilities interested in international practical experience to apply.
|Association for the Help of Retarded Children (AHRC)|
A voluntary organization founded in 1949 by parents who were determined to forever change society's traditional disregard for the needs of their children with mental retardation.
|Association of Birth Defect Children, Inc.|
Information to parents and professionals about all kinds of birth defects, resources, support groups and environmental exposures that may cause birth defects.
|AXIS Dance Company|
AXIS Dance Companyšs primary mission is to create and perform high quality contemporary dance that is developed through the collaboration of dancers with and without disabilities. AXIS teaches dance and educates about collaboration and disability through community outreach and education programs. AXIS is committed to promoting and supporting this form of dance locally, nationally and internationally.
|B.M. Brantman, INc.|
We produce the BeasyTrans Easy Transfer System. The BeasyTrans is a portable no-lift transfer system designed to transfer individuals from a wheelchair to an automobile, bed, commode or shower bench in a safe, easy and dignified manner
|Bahá'í International Community - Human Rights and Disability|
Statement to the fortieth session of the United Nations Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities, Agenda item 7: human rights and disability.
|Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law|
The Bazelon Center conducts legal and policy advocacy to protect children and adults with mental disabilities from discrimination and promote their full participation in community life.
|Blind Childrens Center|
The Blind Childrens Center has information and publications for parents and professionals working with blind and handicapped children.
|Brain Injury Association of New Hampshire|
The Brain Injury Association of New Hampshire is a private, non-profit, family and consumer run organization representing over 5000 New Hampshire residents with acquired brain disorders and stroke. The BIANH was founded in 1983 by NH parents seeking to bring home their brain injured children from out of state nursing homes.
|Breathing Easy: A Guide for Travelers with Pulmonary Disabilities|
Articles, tips, and advice about traveling with oxygen, including all the regulations for the safe transport of oxygen.
|California Foundation for Independent Living Centers|
The purpose of the California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC) is to collaborate with and increase the capacity of California's Independent Living Centers to create access and integration for people with disabilities. CFILC's mission is to support independent living centers in their local communities through advocating for systems change and promoting access and integration for people with disabilities. CFILC is a statewide, non-profit organization made up of more than two dozen Independent Living Centers. Through unified action, CFILC envisions civil rights for all people with disabilities.
|CDS International, inc usa|
CDS International, Inc. is a non-profit organization with international practical training opportunities for inbound/outbound young professionals, students, educators, as well as labor, business and government representatives.
|CeDIR - Center for Disability Information & Referral|
The mission of the Center for Disability Information & Referral (CeDIR) is to provide access to information to meet individuals' disability-related needs through print, nonprint, and human resources.
|Celebrate Disability Culture|
A Website under construction in October 2004.
|Center for Computer Assistance to the Disabled (C-CAD)|
Mission: To serve the disabled community and those interested in the field of adaptive technology.
|Center for Disability Resources Library at University of South Carolina|
The CDR Library consists of books, videos, brochures, and audiotapes covering a variety of disability-related topics.
|Center for Persons with Disabilities at Utah University|
Utah's University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service, the Center for Persons with Disabilities engages in innovative and responsive activities.
|Center for Social Change|
Our mission is to provide support services to individuals with mental retardation, and other developmental disabilities. Our activities include residential support services, vocational & supported employment services to children and adults in the community, and research.
|Children's International Summer Villages USA|
Children's International Summer Villages is a non-profit volunteer organization that works towards understanding and appreciation of different cultures. They offer four programs that are designed for children ages 11-18. CISV has had minimal experience with integrating persons with disabilities into the programs, but has sponsored several camps exclusively for people who are Deaf.
|CIS Study Abroad in Australia, New Zealand, England, Sweden, Scotland, Ireland, Italy and Spain|
The Center for International Studies, is a global education organization dedicated to offering study abroad experiences to students who have a high school diploma. Cis has offices in Sweden (www.cis.nu) and Boston - US.
|Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR)|
CBR is a "strategy within community development for the rehabilitation, equalization of opportunities, and social integration of all people with disabilities.
|Community Services for the Blind and Partially Sighted|
Founded as an independent nonprofit vision rehabilitation in 1965, Seattle-based Community Services for the Blind and Partially Sighted works with individiuals, families and communities to restore, maintain and enhance the independence and well-being of people with impaired vision, and specializes in working with age-related vision loss. Programs include counseling; safe travel and independent living training; low vision clinic; volunteer services; education, information and referral; assistive technology center; and adaptive aids sales, including an online store with hundreds of products for living with vision loss and secure transactions at www.sightconnection.com
|Cornucopia of Disability|
CODI serves as a community resource for consumers and professionals by providing disability information in a wide variety of areas. The information addresses university (SUNY @ Buffalo), local (Buffalo & WNY), state, national and international audiences.
|Council on Quality and Leadership|
The Council on Quality and Leadership is an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the quality of service.
|Crutch Specialist - Thomas Fetterman Inc.|
As a long term crutch-user (polio), Thomas Fetterman has fashioned a hi-tech line of ultralite crutches, 'articulating' crutchtips and 50+ accessories designed to improve a user's prospects for mobility and independance.
The DakotaLink project is directed toward systems change and advocacy which will result in a comprehensive, consumer responsive system of technology-related assistance for individuals with disabilities of all ages. DakotaLink is designed t
|Damon Brooks Associates|
Damon Brooks Associates is a resource of individuals with disabilities who speak, entertain, or perform professionally. Our main goal is to provide those with whom we work an opportunity to speak and entertain in a positive and successful environment. Most of our engagements are on college campuses, at association conferences, and corporate human resource and diversity fucntions.
|Dan Windheim - Life with Traumatic Brain Injury|
A Resource for Survivors
DACIL advances the independence, self-determination, and participation of persons with disabilities in all areas of community life�
|Disability Network Inc.|
An information highway for the disabled and their families.
|Disability Resource Center Inc.|
Empower those with disabilities to live more independently.
|Disability Rights Advocates|
A non-profit law firm that specializes in class action disability law. Our main purpose is to advance the status of people with disabilities.
|Disability Social History Project|
The Disability History Project is a community history project and we welcome your participation. This is an opportunity for disabled people to reclaim our history and determine how we want to define ourselves and our struggles.
To provide unique, affordable products to disabled and handicapped people to allow them to live a more active, independent lifestyle.
DisabilitySoft.com announces the release of Attendant Manager, a Win32 application for users of personal assistants. This software may be very helpful to many persons who use attendant care and to those who provide it.
DisabilityTraining.org (http://www.DisabilityTraining.org) is sponsored by the Iowa Training Consortium. The Training Consortium's mission is to promote - through training, education, and technical assistance - a system of individualized supports that will assist Iowans with developmental disabilities to live as fully participating members of their communities. The goal of this web site is to advertise and encourage training and education to build supportive communities for Iowans with disabilities.
"Our web site is a show case of our programs and services for slow walkers, wheelchair travelers, their families and their friends."
|Disabled Businesspersons Association|
Assist enterprising individuals with disabilities maximize their potential in the business world, and work with vocational rehabilitation, government and business to encourage the participation and enhance the performance of the disabled in the work force, worldwide
|Disabled Women on the Web|
Disabled Women on the Web was established by Corbett O'Toole of the Disabled Women's Alliance to provide information, resources, and support for women with disabilities to continue to CHANGE THE WORLD!
disABLEDperson Inc. is a 501(c)(3) 509(a)(1) non profit public charity whose mission is to help reduce the near 70% unemployment rate amongst disabled Americans.
|Diversity World: Disability and Employment Resources|
Disability and employment information from Diversity World. A source of articles, websites, books, videos and other resources on the topic of disability and employment.
|DO-IT Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology|
Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology at the University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
|Down Syndrome Empowerment Network|
Composed of contributions from experienced professionals and knowledgeable parents who are subscribers to the Down Syndrome listserv and newsgroup.
|DREES (Disability Rights Enforcement, Education Services)|
DREES conducts Ř Workshops and Public Education Campaigns Ř Maintains an email list of over 100 subscribers Ř Focuses on Architectural Access and Community Living
Home of Raised Dot Computing and MegaDots, braille translation programs.
We offer hundreds of kitchen products, bathroom helpers and unique daily living products that promote a convenient, comfortable and safe home environment for people of all ages.
|EASI (Equal Access to Software and Information)|
Serves as a resource to the education community by providing information and guidance in the area of access-to-information technologies by individuals with disabilities.
|Education Links - School of Education - University of Michigan-Dearborn|
Links to education and other resources. Includes links to discussion lists etc.
A consumer-oriented quarterly publication that highlights accessible B&B's, covers travel health issues, and contains resources, accessibility information and suggestions from other travelers.
|Employment Coalition of Florida Inc|
To educate and train employment specialists and business people for the purpose of helping people with disabilities and disadvantages to secure successful employment.
|Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (FSMA)|
A source of information and support to those involved with children and adults with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA).
|Family Caregiver Alliance|
A nationally recognized information center on long-term caregiving and the lead agency in California's statewide system of Caregiver Resource Centers.
|Favorite Websites regarding children with disabilities, from the Family Education Network|
Helps parents help their children succeed. We do that by providing parents with the information and resources they need to actively participate in their children's learning process.
|Fragile X Syndrome|
Fragile X is the #1 inherited cause of mental retardation, affecting an estimated 1 in 2000 males and 1 in 4000 females of all races. It is relatively unknown and often misdiagnosed.
Freedom Scientific's mission is to change the world for people with sensory impairments and learning disabilities by creating innovative, technology based products and solutions.
|Gimp on the Go|
The Internet's premier disabilities travel publication.
|GLADNET - Global Applied Disability Research and Information Network on Employment and Training|
To promote the mainstream employment of persons with disabilities through knowledge generation, collection and dissemination on an international level.
|Great Outdoor Recreation Pages (GORP)|
Outdoor resources for people with disabilities.
|Greater Detroit Agency for the Blind and Visually Impaired|
Greater Detroit Agency for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Detroit, Michigan, is a non-profit agency dedicated to preventing blindness, reducing the impact of blindness, and advocating for those with severe vision loss.
|Greyhound Bus Services for People with Disabilities (U.S.)|
travel information for passengers with disabilities.
We manufacture and sell hard to find products for people with disabilities. We make Cushion covers, Hunting covers, and a few other products. We are a new company and our product list is expanding constantly.
|Head Injury Hotline|
Founded in 1985 Head Injury Hotline offers a wealth of information, creative solutions and leadership on issues related to brain injury. BIRC provides a setting where visitors can build skills, join discussion groups, link to resources, rehab, and research sites, as well as lay and professional journals.
HealthWrights is a non-profit organization committed to advancing the health, basic rights, social equality, and self-determination of disadvantaged persons and groups.
Dating site for the disabled community. Free 5-day trial membership.
Our mission is to provide accessibility to the consumer, in the home, in the workplace and in all public facilities.
|Home - Rockland Independent Living Center|
Rockland Independent Living Center provides advocacy and leadership in the creation and development of an accessible and integrated community for people with disabilities, so that they may pursue lifestyles of their choice.
|Home Of Hope|
Home of Hope gives to the developmentally disabled an opportunity to regain and maintain dignity, and a sense of self worth.
|ILC of Kern County|
|Inclusion Daily Express|
A world-wide email news service that reports on disability rights and the exciting movement toward full community inclusion and self-determination.
IndependenceFirst is a non-residential Independent Living Center operated by a staff and board composed primarily of people with disabilities.
|Independent Living Aids|
Offering a large selection of aids for daily living designed to assist the visually, hearing and physically disabled.
|Independent Living Center Of Eastern Indiana|
Serving Fayette, Franklin, Henry, Decatur, Rush, Union and Wayne Counties
|Independent Living Services of Northern California|
|Independent Living USA Website|
A directory of resources for independent living, for individuals with disabilities, their families, providers of services, independent living centers, and professionals.
|Institute for Child Health Policy|
|Institute on Disability (US)|
The mission of the Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire is to promote the full inclusion of people with disabilities in their communities. To carry out that mission, the Institute runs a wide variety of programs and activities.
|Institute on Disability Culture|
We promote our culture with the NEXT RENAISSANCE: an online link to disability art, culture and collectibles. You will find links to artists, writers, and organizations within the NEXT RENAISSANCE.
|International Center for Disability Resources on the Internet|
A non-profit corporation in the United States ICRIS´s work is supported by donations and grants from individual contributors and work and tutorials in the field of accessible Electronic and Information technology
|International Child Amputee Network|
To support and empower the parents of child amputees through communication with other parents and adult mentors who grew up with a limb deficet
|International Student Exchange and Study Abroad Resource Center|
"Our mission is to promote international education worldwide through the development and publication of the most comprehensive resource of International Education information available on the Internet. Our goal is to develop a site for the international student - Student Oriented and Student Driven."
|International Task Force on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide|
Addressing the issues of euthanasia, assisted suicide, advance directives, assisted suicide proposals, "right-to-die" cases, euthanasia practices in the Netherlands, disability rights, pain control and much, much more.
|International Ventilator Users Network|
Post-Polio Health International's mission is to enhance the lives and independence of polio survivors and home ventilator users through education, advocacy, research and networking.
The goal of JobAccess is to enable people with disabilities to enhance their professional lives by providing a dedicated system for finding employment.
|Kenai Peninsula Independent Living Center|
Our mission is to insure that individuals with disabilities live independently in their own homes and in the communities of their choice
|Kind Tree Productions, Inc.|
Here you can find autism information, autism links, our Kind Tree newsletter, our celebratory "Autism Rocks" T-shirts, reviews of books on autism, creations by autistic artists and poets, autistic events we produce (recreational retreats and educational seminars), and more...
|KUSF, 90.3 FM|
"Disability and Senior News Report", once, "Fighting Back" on KUSF, 90.3 FM has a 23-year history specifically dealing with disability and senior issues. The producer and hosts are people with disabilities. We bring our listener local, state and national news. The station has been voted the top radio station in the S.F. Bay Area two consecutive years. You can listen in, Sundays, 12:30 p.m. PST on 365Live. More information contact, Maggie Dee
|Law, Health Policy & Disability Center|
The Law, Health Policy & Disability Center, located at the University of Iowa, is an emerging leader in technology, education, and research, focused on improving the quality of life for persons living with disabilities.
|Lawrence Independent Living Resource Center|
The Independent Living Resource Center of Lawrence, Kansas
|League of Human Dignity|
We represent disabled people in all kinds of activities.
|Life with EaseŽ|
We specialize in products to help prevent injuries, live with injuries, and aid with impairments.
|liftchair.com - Lift Chair Recliners |
Best variety, quality, and price on lift chair recliners.
|Little City Foundation|
Helping children and adults with mental retardation and other developmental challenges live meaningful and happy lives with dignity and respect.
|Lucky Mindy Adventures|
We run escorted, assisted group tours for adults with multiple disabilities: developmental and physical. We provide trained staff to assist you (between 1:2 and 1:4 ratio, as needed), or you can bring your own attendant for expenses.
|Mainstream - Magazine of the Able-Disabled|
The leading news, advocacy and lifestyle zine for people with disabilities.
|Maryland Ravens, Inc.|
Promoting the abilities/capabilities of the physically challenged via sports and other social interaction.
|Medical Travel, Inc|
Medical Travel, Inc. is a Full Service Medical Travel Agency that caters to people with medical needs. The office arranges Dialysis Cruises, Oxygen Cruises, Accessible Vacations, Worldwide Scooter Vacations, etc.
|Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service|
The mission of Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc (MPAS) is to advance the dignity, equality, self-determination, and expressed choices of individuals. MPAS promotes, expands, and protects the human and legal rights of people through the provision of information and advocacy.
|Microsoft Accessibility and Disabilities|
"We hope you'll find here information about what we're doing and the tools that can help you remove barriers and make the world more accessible."
|Mid Ohio Board for an Independent Living Environment |
MID-Ohio Board for an Indpendent Living Environment is a non-profit Center for Independent Living directed by persons with disabilities. MOBILE is located in Columbus Ohio where we have provided supportive service and assistance to the disability population of Franklin County for over 30 years. MOBILE was founded by Beverly Rackett, Executive Director on principles that affirm the right of persons with disabilities to live their lives with a full measure of liberty and human dignity. Our Mission To work in partnership with persons with all types of disabilities as independent, active and valuable advocates within central Ohio. To promote the importance of value of persons with disabilities as individuals, employees, and citizens within central Ohio To be a driving force for the independent living movement within central Ohio through communicating the movement's value and necessity, educating the community at large, and facilitating government and business action. To assist the public and private sectors in removing attitudinal, environmental, and architectural barriers in order to increase opportunities to all persons. To ultimately eliminate the need for itself through full integration of persons with all types of disabilities into society
|Midstate Independent Living Consultants|
What and who is Midstate Independent Living Consultants (MILC)? ˇ MILC is a private non-profit agency serving persons with disabilities of all ages. ˇ MILC is operated by staff and board composed primarily of people with disabilities. ˇ MILC services are consumer directed working together with staff to meet goals.
mobileWOMEN.org is the creation of women in wheelchairs who were having difficulty finding answers to their questions about health, fashion, and other topics. Our mission is to bring together current and accurate information on issues of interest to our community.
|Mobility-Advisor.com: Live, Work & Play Independently ... Wheelchair Mobility|
Mobility-Advisor.com serves as an information and resource guide to increase awareness and help enhance the lives of individuals of all ages who need wheelchair mobility assistance...
Hopes you will find the equipment or supplies that will give you greater independence and peace of mind.
|Monroe County Women's Disability Network|
The Monroe County Women's Disability Network is a web directory of local and national resources for women with disabilities or chronic illness.
|Narrative Television Network|
Makes movies and television programming accessible to blind and visually impaired people through narration, an "extra" voice added to the show to describe the visual elements of the story. Since 1988, NTN has narrated hundreds of hours of movies and television series, as well as several Broadway theatre productions and museum tours.
|National Arts and Disability Center|
The NADC is dedicated to promoting the full inclusion of children and adults with disabilities into the visual-, performing-, media-, and literary- arts communities. The NADC is the administrative home for The Association for Theatre and Accessibility.
|National Association of the Deaf|
The National Association of the Deaf (NAD)
|National Council on Disability|
The National Council on Disability (NCD) is an independent federal agency making recommendations to the President and Congress on issues affecting 54 million Americans with disabilities.
|National Federation of the Blind|
Helps blind persons achieve self-confidence and self-respect and acts as a vehicle for collective self-expression by the blind.
|National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)|
The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) provides leadership and support for a comprehensive program of research related to the rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities. All of our programmatic efforts are aimed at improving the lives of individuals with disabilities from birth through adulthood.
|National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification|
We aim to promote aging in place for frail elderly and persons aging with a disability through applied research, evaluation and policy analysis; training and education; technical assistance; and we serve as an information clearinghouse.
|National Sports Center for the Disabled|
The National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD), located in Winter Park, Colorado continues to be the largest and most successful outdoor recreation program in the world for individuals with disabilities.
|New England Handicapped Sports Association|
Adaptive skiing and sports. Skiing in the winter and other sports and social activities year round. Locate at Mt. Sunapee, NH.
|OFACIL - Opportunites for Access|
|Ohio Statewide Independent Living Council|
The Ohio Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) is committed to promoting a philosophy of consumer control, peer support, self-help, self-determination, equal access, and individual and systems advocacy, in order to maximize leadership, empowerment, independence, productivity and to support full inclusion and integration of individuals into the mainstream of American society.
Information about traveling with oxygen.
A quarterly publication, PALAESTRA is designed to be a single responsible source of valuable information targeting all individuals interested in sport, physical education and recreation involving individuals with disabilities.
|Pierce County Parent Coalition for Developmental Disabilities|
A parent driven organization based in Tacoma, WA., US, that provides information, education, and opportunities for families to learn and grow together.
Baby shoes that help motivate babies with vision or mobility disabilities, to move, explore and walk. Parents with vision and mobility disabilities, can HEAR when baby moves.
|Pittsburgh rehabilitation counselor|
disability resource site
|Pleural Mesothelioma | Pleuralmesothelioma.com - Created for Patients|
|Post-Polio Syndrome Central|
A vary good resource with information, events, links, email discussion lists and UseNets Groups and more.
|Professional Fit Clothing|
The purpose of the company is to provide quality clothing that is comfortable, fashionable, functional, and affordable.
|Program for Disability Research at Rutgers University|
The Program for Disability Research is a constituent unit of the School of Management and Labor Relations of Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.
Provide home lifting devices that can be operated with minimal effort to transfer patients from their bed to a commode, wheelchair, or bath.
The Resource Center For Independent Living, Inc. Assists people in eastern Kansas with disabilities, their families and communities to advocate for, access and use the skills and resources necessary to reach the level of independence of their choice
|Reach Out Magazine|
Reach Out Magazine is more than just a Web magazine, it's a meeting place for people with disABILITIES all over the world.
|RecruitABILITY: Bridging the Disability Divide|
disABLEDperson Inc. is a 501(c)(3) 509(a)(1) non profit public charity whose mission is to help reduce the near 70% unemployment rate amongst disabled Americans. We accomplish this through our online recruitment application, recruitABILITY.
RI is a worldwide network of people with disabilities, service providers and government agencies working together to improve the quality of life for disabled people and their families. Founded in 1922, it now has more than 200 member organizations in 85 nations.
|Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Aging with Developmental Disabilities (RRTCADD)|
A national resource for researchers, planners, providers, self-advocates, families and students in the field of aging and developmental disabilities. The Center is affiliated with the University of Chicago, College of Applied Health Sciences, Department of Disability and Human Developement.
Our mission at rehabtool.com is to help persons with communication, access or learning disabilities regain independence and control, thrive and become more productive, and ultimately live better lives, through leading edge assistive and adaptive technology.
|RJ Cooper and Associates|
Special education software, hardware adapters and products for disabled persons.
|Rock N Roll Cycles|
Cycles for ALL special needs. Single & Tandem (Three Wheel) Rock N' Roll will customize a cycle for the needs of each individual.
|Rollators - Rolling Walkers - Walkers - justWalkers.com|
Shop for Rolling Walkers (Rollators) . Choose from over 50 Rollators in 4-Wheel, 3-Wheel, Heavy Duty, Junior & Designer Styles.
The Montana University Affiliated Rural Institute on Disabilities is guided by values of independence, productivity, integration, and inclusion of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.
|SATH (Society for the Advancement of Travel for the Handicapped)|
The Society for Accessible Travel & Hospitality (SATH), founded in 1976, is an educational nonprofit membership organization whose mission is to raise awareness of the needs of all travelers with disabilities, remove physical and attitudinal barriers to free access and expand travel opportunities in the United States and abroad. Members include travel professionals, consumers with disabilities and other individuals and corporations who support our mission.
The Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) Access Board published regulations (Section 508) that require any web site built or procured by the Federal government must be accessible to those with disabilities. Section 508 addresses accessibility for people who have visual, hearing, and motor disabilities using assistive technology (AT) devices.
Sentinel Construction specializes in new and remodelling projects designed to make living, work and recreational spaces "access friendly" for yourself, family and friends. We offer a wide range of design and building solutions for individuals of all ages and most types of physical disabilities for independent living in Kitsap, Mason, Jefferson & Clallam Counties in Washington State.
|Sheri R. Abrams, P.C.|
Assists disabled individuals appeal their denials on Social Security Disability Benefit Claims. Also prepares wills, living wills and powers of attorney inexpensively. Work in Virginia, DC and Maryland
|Silicon Valley Independent Living Center|
MISSION: To empower people with disabilities by providing the advocacy, trainoing, skill development and services which enhance every individual's capabilities. Offers Independent Living Services
|Social Security Disability Blog|
A blog about the U.S. disability benefit system, written by a former disability claims examiner for the social security administration.
|Society for Disability Studies|
The Society for Disability Studies (SDS) is an organization devoted to a multidisciplinary analysis of disability. It is a multidisciplinary and international organization composed of social scientists, scholars in the humanities, disability rights advocates, providers, and agency personnel concerned with people with disabilities.
|Southeast Alaska Independent Living|
SAIL is a private non-profit organization that provides consumer-directed independent living services to people with disabilities throughout Southeast Alaska.
|Spinal Muscular Atrophy - Fight SMA|
Spinal Muscular Atrophy - Fight SMA : An international organization dedicated to finding a treatment or cure for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a neuromuscular disease that kills more babies than any other genetic disease.
Sprout is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals with developmental disabilities and mental retardation grow through challenging and safe travel experiences. Based in New York City, our programs are available to people with MR/DD and the agencies that serve them throughout the U.S.
|Statewide Independent Living Council of Tennessee|
|Summit Independent Living Center, Inc|
Services for people with disabilities, individual and community advocacy, located in western Montana.
|Tennessee Disability Pathfinder database|
Disability links database. Tennessee Family Pathfinder was created with funding from the Administration on Developmental Disabilities within the Administration for Children and Families, U. S. Department of Health and Human Services.
|The Accessible Travel Bookshop|
Books on accessible travel.
|The Adaptive Sports Center|
Located in the Rocky Mountains, the Adaptive Sports Center of Crested Butte provides summer and winter outdoor adventure and recreation for people with disabilities.
|The American-Scandinavian Foundation, NY, NY, USA|
The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) promotes international understanding through educational and cultural exchange between the United States and Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.
|The Arc of Dallas|
|The Arc of the United States|
The Arc of the United States is a national organization of and for people with mental retardation and related disabilities and their families.
A comprehensive site linked to products, resources, and publications related to travel for people with disabilities.
|The National Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation Training Materials|
The NCRTM is sponsored by the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) and hosted by Utah State University. We serve the profession of Vocational Rehabilitation as a centralized resource for the development, collection, dissemination, and utilization of training materials; as a forum for advancing knowledge through applied research and open dialog; and as a marketplace for career and staff development.
|The National Spinal Cord Injury Association|
Works to empower individuals and families with spinal cord injury issues to make informed choices and take actions to achieve their highest level of independence and personal fulfillment.
|Three Rivers Inc., Independent Living Resource Center|
Our Center serves people of all ages, with all types of disabilities, and assists them in achieving their personal goals. We are a non-residential, non-profit agency that was started in 1985 by people with disabilities in Wamego, Kansas.
|Travel Health Online|
Health information for travellers to destinations all over the world.
Travelin' Talk is a global network of persons with disabilities who have joined together and formed a unique family of friends around the world.
|TRAVELO2 - Global Oxygen Services|
We arrange for medical oxygen in over 120,000 cities in 157 foreign countries 24/7/365 so that you can take a cruise, fly to an exotic destination or go by car, bus or train to visit any destination with confidence and in complete safety to enjoy a better quality of life. We can support your oxygen needs with Liquid Oxygen, Gas Cylinders, Oxygen Concentrators, Re-Fills, BiPap & C-Pap Machines, Ventilators, Tents, Humidifers, Nebulizers, Portable & Shoulder Bags Systems, Conserving Devices, Airport Layovers/Connecting Flight Oxygen and Oxygen Prescription Verification Services for Worldwide Oxygen Support. We also arrange Electric & Manual Wheelchairs, Electric Scooters, Accessible Vans & Buses, Patient Lifts/Hoists, Hospital Beds and all other types of Durable Medical Equipment to where ever you are around the globe.
|Tri-County Independent Living Center of Utah|
The mission of the Tri-County ILC is to enhance independent living for all people with disabilities.
To provide information and resources to persons with disabilities. I host a website, Independent Life Resources, http://www.ilresources.com and provide viewers with personal assistance, program materials, a directory of resources, and articles written to give insight and diresction in dealing with disability and senior citizen issues.
|Umbrella of the Capital District|
Umbrella of the Capital District is a non-profit agency helping senior citizens and persons with disabilities live independently, comfortably and safely in their own homes.
|United Cerebral Palsy|
For more than 45 years, United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) has been committed to change and progress for persons with disabilities.
|United Spinal Association (formerly the Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Association - EVPA)|
On May 22, 1946, a small group of World War II veterans held a meeting of at Halloran Army Hospital, Staten Island, NY to form an organization to be their voice in seeking a better quality of life for veterans with spinal cord injuries. In January 2004 the group changed their name to the United Spinal Association from the Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Association - EVPA. The scope of the organisation broadened and they now include all Americans with Spinal Cord Impairment.
|Untangling the Web--Disability Links|
Links to disability Web sites.
|US Social Security Disability Claims|
Disability Secrets provides information about the U.S. federal disability system, including an overview of how the process works and answers to specific questions that are often asked by applicants and appellants.
|US State University Directory|
A comprehensive directory of all major U.S. universities and colleges. Includes information about history, academics, unique programs, student life, student statistics, admissions, athletics, and the local community for each school.
Jeans and Slacks for people in wheelchairs. Great looks, great fit, prevent pressure sores for an affordable price.
|Van Duerr Industries|
Van Duerr recycled rubber ramps, door threshold ramps, permanent ramps and portable ramps for disabled wheelchair access. Handicapped ADA compliant & accessible rubber ramp solutions over aluminum and steel ramp products for the disabled & wheelchair bound.
|Vanderbilt Center for Research on Human Development|
The mission of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development is to improve the quality of life of persons with disorders of thinking, learning, perception, communication, mood and emotion caused by disruption of typical development. The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center is housed primarily in two buildings on the Peabody campus of Vanderbilt University in downtown Nashville
Manufacturer of Wheelchair Accessible Mini-vans.
|VSA of New Mexico|
The mission of VSA arts of New Mexico is to provide a framework in which people with disabilities realize their creative potential, attain freedom of expression, and contribute to community cultural life. VSA arts of New Mexico strives to fulfill this mission by providing arts programs and services that are accessible to individuals with disabilities.
|Washington Coalition of Citizens with disAbilities|
WCCD promotes equality and choice of people with disAbilities through advocacy, collaboration, and programs.
Information repository for people with disabilities. Focus is on accessibility issues on the World Wide Web.
|Welcome to Cornerstone House of Santa Barbara and the Happy Adventure Summer Camp|
Cornerstone House is a 24-hour, long-term residential care facility for developmentally disabled young adults in Carpinteria, California Cornerstone House also operates the Happy Adventure Summer Camp.
Our goal is to provide disability resources, news, equipment, medical supplies, and encouragement, that enrich the disabled community. We hope to reach persons with all types of disabilities and those who would like to learn more.
A continuously developing resource for a broad community of people who are interested in wheelchairs: consumers, clinicians, manufacturers, researchers, funders. It contains resources for lifestyle, wheelchair technology and research developments, discussions, products, industry product standards, funding, services, etc.
|Wheels For Humanity|
We recycle wheelchairs, we deliver and personally fit them, at no cost, to children and adults in developing countries.
|Whirlwind Wheelchair International|
The mission of Whirlwind Wheelchair International is to make it possible for every person in the developing world who needs a wheelchair to obtain one that will lead to maximum personal independence and integration into society.
|World Association of Persons with Disabilities (WAPD)|
Advances the interests of persons with disAbilities at national, state, local and home levels. We believe that all are entitled to high quality of life. Over ten years of "grassroots" planning and growth have catapulted the association to a world leadership position, advancing the soundness and empowerment of the so called "disAbled" everywhere.
Independent and Assisted Living Products and Services.
|Accessible Landscapes Project|
The Landscapes For All Project was conceived in 1990 as a logical extension of work on park and playground access. Those working with the project believe it is possible and practical to design more accessible landscapes, and that access improvements can meet the needs of a wide range of people.
|American Amputee Soccer Association|
The American Amputee Soccer Association provides an opportunity for recreational soccer programs for men, women and children on the local and regional levels, and competitive programs to the international and Amputee World Cup Levels.
|Closing The Gap|
Focuses on computer technology for people with special needs through its bi-monthlynewspaper, annual international conference and extensive web site.
|Community Access Center of Riverside, California|
CAC is a non-profit Independent Living Center for Riverside County residents with disabilities.
The movement is growing for basic access ("visit-ability") in all new homes, whether or not a person with a disability is slated to live there.
|DateAble, Inc. dating organization|
DateAble is a not-for-profit communal and dating organization to help combat the isolation and social discrimination often experienced by people with physical and mental disabilities. DateAble accomplishes our mission by having social events, educational seminars and matchmaker on staff.
|Dayle McIntosh Center|
Dayle McIntosh Center was named in memory of a young woman with a severe physical disability who worked to found the Center in 1977. Our Mission is to advance empowerment and inclusion of all persons with disabilities. DMC is the largest Independent Living Center in California. Independent Living is a philosophy and a movement of people with disabilities who work for self-determination, equal opportunities, and self-respect. A non-residential facility, DMC exists to enable persons with disabilities to succeed in every arena they desire.
|Disability information from New Mobility Magazine|
New Mobility magazine's site for wheelchair users includes a wealth of articles, active message boards, chat rooms, a calendar of events, links and classifieds.
|Disabled Resources Center Inc.|
Incorporated in 1976, the Disabled Resources Center provides over seven services to thousands of people each year in the cities of Artesia, Avalon, Hawaiian Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, and Signal Hill. Most of the staff members are people with disabilities, as are the members of the Board of Directors, who provide positive role models for other people with disabilities. The mission of the agency is to empower people with disabilities to live independently in the community, to make their own decisions about their lives and to advocate on their own behalf.
Disabled People and Disaster Planning (DP2) was a group of people primarily from Los Angeles County who met during 1996 and 1997 and formulated recommendations to reduce or eliminate problems with accessibility that many disabled people experienced after the Northridge Earthquake of 1994.
|Emerging Horizons: Accessible travel information for wheelchair users and slow walkers|
Accessible Travel News. We're a consumer-oriented publication filled with information and minus the advertising. Featuring information for travelers who use wheelchairs or are slow walkers.
For nurses and students with disabilities. Offers annotated links to equipment, mentors, employment, financial aid, legal issues and research.
|For Your Convenience|
For Your Convenience is a unique company totally dedicated to enabling independent living by solving accessibility and mobility problems in your bath, bedroom, kitchen and throughout your home. Our experienced crews can work within your budget to customize access according to your disability.
|Foundation of Resources for Equality and Employment for the Disabled (FREED)|
As a non profit Independent Living Resource Center, our goal is to empower people with disabilities to exercise their civil rights in becoming active, productive members of our community.
|Independent Living Center East San Gabriel Valley|
The Independent Living Center is dedicated to expanding access to information and resources to help increase independence and enhance the quality of life for the East San Gabriel Valley residents with disabilities.
|Independent Living Center of Mobile|
|InterExchange, Inc. USA|
InterExchange offers work abroad, camp counselor, au pair, internship and training exchange programs for US and foreign individuals.
|Lake County Center for Independent Living|
Lake County Center for Independent Living is a disability rights organization governed and staffed by a majority of people with disabilities. Lake County Center for Independent Living offers services and advocacy that promote a fully accessible society, which expects participation by persons with disabilities
|Low Vision Information Center|
A nonprofit organization offering information services and an in-house demonstration area with a variety of low vision aids and ideas.
Marin CIL is a non-profit agency whose mission is: To assist people with all types of disabilities to achieve their maximum level of sustainable independence as contributing, responsible and equal participants in society.
|National Association for Visually Handicapped (NAVH)|
For visually impaired and professionals, we offer an online low vision aids store, discussion list, large print lending library, newsletters, support groups, and education.
|National Clearinghouse on the Direct Care Workforce|
The National Clearinghouse on the Direct Care Workforce collects, analyzes, and disseminates information concerning the health care paraprofessional workforce.
|New Horizons ILC|
We are an advocacy resource center for disability issues.
|North Country Independent Living...it's a matter of choice|
North Country Independent Living is a private non-profit agency serving people with disabilities in living as independently as their abilities will allow.
|People First of Ohio|
A group of self-advocates from around the state of Ohio attended a retreat in Columbus which resulted in the formation of the first People First of Ohio Group. The organization is composed of persons with developmental disabilities who joined together to start the statewide self-advocacy group.
|Southwestern Independent Living Center home - Jamestown, New York USA|
Providing services services that will assist individuals with severe disabilities in reaching maximum independence and an enriched quality of life throughout Chautauqua County.
|T-Base Communications - Making Information Accessible to All|
Providing accessible mainstream communication services and technology solutions to governments and industry.
|The Center for Independent Living for Western Wisconsin|
The Center for Independent Living for Western Wisconsin (CILWW) advocates for the full participation in society of all persons with disabilities. Our goal is empowering individuals to exercise choices to maintain or increase their independence. Our strategy is providing consumer-driven services at no cost to persons with disabilities in Western Wisconsin.
|The Independent Living Center of the Hudson Valley|
The Independent Living Center of the Hudson Valley seeks to help persons with disabilities do for themselves instead of depending on others to do for them. The majority of our staff and Board of Directors are persons with a disability. Our approach is rooted in the philosophy of self-reliance and self-determination. Our approach makes sense. The full inclusion of persons with disabilities in the community is cost-effective and reduces the spending of local, state, and federal revenues.
|Transitions Abroad - Portal for Work Abroad, Overseas Travel, Study Abroad and International Living.|
Transitions Abroad has provided work abroad, overseas travel, study abroad and international living information for 27 years as a travel magazine.
|Welcome to the Will-Grundy Center for Indepenedent Living|
As people with disabilities and their advocates, the Will-Grundy Center for Independent Living strives for equality and empowerment of persons with disabilities in the Will and Grundy County areas. The Will-Grundy Center for Independent Living, a United Way Agency, is a cross-disability, community based organization. We are your local resource for information on the Americans with Disabilities Act and other disability related laws. We inform persons with disabilities of their rights, educate them about their responsibilities, provide support services, promote advocacy, and raise community awareness about disability issues.
Information on disability, rehabilitation and employment.
|Abledata, Assistive Technology Information|
Searchable database of 19,000 assistive technology products. Site maintained for the National Institute of Disability Rehabilitation Research of the U.S. Department of Education.
|Access Alaska, Inc.|
An Independent Living Center offering services to people with disabilities in Alaska.
|Access to Independence, Inc.|
Access to Independence provides an array of services to people with disabilities, regardless of membership, in Dane, Columbia, Green and Dodge counties to assist them to live independently in their own homes. We provide these services flexibly based on each person's goals for her independent living.
|Association of University Centers on Disabilities Home Page|
The Association of University Centers on Disabilities (formerly the American Association of University Affiliated Programs for Persons with Developmental Disabilities) is a 501(c) non-profit organization that promotes and supports the national network of university centers on disabilities.
|Center for Independent Living - CIL - Berkeley, CA|
The Center for Independent Living (CIL) is a national leader in helping people with disabilities live independently and become productive, fully participating members of society.
|Central Coast Center for Independent Living|
Central Coast Center for Independent Living (CCCIL) is an advocacy and information center organized by and for people with disabilities, serving Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Benito counties. CCCIL promotes the independence of people with disabilities by supporting their equal and full participation in community life. CCCIL provides advocacy, education and support to all people with disabilities, their families and the community.
|Community Resources for Independent Living|
Community Resources for Independent Living supports, empowers and teaches skills to persons with disabilities so that they may more effectively participate in daily community and life activities. CRIL teaches and advocates for change to remove barriers to access for persons with disabilities.
|FREED -- An Independent Living Resource Center|
As a non profit Independent Living Resource Center, our goal is to empower people with disabilities to exercise their civil rights in becoming active, productive members of our community. The majority of FREED's staff and Board of Directors are people with disabilities. We are headquartered in Grass Valley, CA and serve the counties of Nevada, Yuba, Sutter, Sierra and Colusa with a branch office located in Marysville.
|ILRCSF - Independent Living Resource Center San Francisco|
We are a cross-disability resource center. That means that we serve all people with disabilities, including people with: * psychiatric disabilities * general physical and mobility disabilities * blindness and vision impairment * deafness and hearing impairment * environmental illness/multiple chemical sensitivity * traumatic brain injury or stroke * HIV/AIDS * substance abuse * developmental disabilities * other cognitive disabilities
|ILRU Directory of US independent living centers|
Listing by states and territories in alphabetical order
IMPACT is a self-help, advocacy organization, which was formed in September of 1985 primarily by people with disabilities. IMPACT continues to be operated by people with disabilities. It is our mission to assist people with disabilities to achieve their full human potential and to advocate for a society that is free from both physical and attitudinal barriers so that we may be full participants in our own communities.
|Independent Living Center of Northeast Kansas|
The Independent Living Center of Northeast Kansas is a nonprofit organization striving to assist persons with disabilities to live integrated, quality lives, with dignity, respect, and independence.
|Independent Living Resource Center of Northeast Florida|
Founded in 1991, the ILRC is guided by its mission statement: "To empower all people with a disability (as defined in the American's With Disabilities Act (ADA) or Rehab Act of 1973), to live independent and self-empowered lives."
|Independent Living Resources|
ndependent Living Resources is a non-profit agency operated by a skilled staff and board of directors composed primarily of people with disabilities. This firsthand experience with disabilities provides a unique base of expertise for effectively addressing and providing services to individuals with disabilities.
|JACIL - Jacksonville Area Center for Independent Living|
JACIL is the 22nd Center for Independent Living to form in the state of Illinois. C.I.L.'s are part of a grass roots movement toward independence and empowerment of individuals with disabilities. Federal legislation requires that the majority of the staff and the board of directors be persons with disabilities.
|Life Center for Independent Living|
LIFE Center for Independent Living advances equality and integration of all persons with disabilities. To achieve this mission, we: * Promote local, state and national advocacy * Educate persons with disabilities about their rights and responsibilities * Provide support services * Raise community awareness about disability issues in DeWitt, Ford, Livingston and McLean Counties.
|Linc Inc - Home|
Promoting personal empowerment and equality of opportunity for people with disabilities in St. Clair, Monroe and Randolph Counties in Illinois.
|Long Island Center for Independent Living, Inc.|
The Long Island Center for Independent Living, is committed to the empowerment of consumers with disabilities. LICIL staff functions as "ambassadors" to the belief that individuals with disabilities have a responsibility to take an active role in their own lives and a self-determined view of their futures.
|Oakland and Macomb Center for Independent Living|
The Oakland & Macomb Center for Independent Living (OMCIL) is a consumer driven, non-residential, community based organization helping people with disabilities live independently and become participating members of society. The Staff and Board, most of whom are people with disabilities, are strongly committed to supporting others in their efforts toward independence.
|Options for Independent Living|
Options for Independent Living, Inc. is a non-profit organization committed to empowering people with disabilities to lead independent and productive lives in their community through advocacy, the provision of information, education, technology and related services.
|Panhandle Independent Living Center|
We attempt to stimulate and promote a growing sense of personal dignity and responsible community participation of individuals with disabilities through training, community development, and direct services to meet the unmet needs of individual swith disabilities.
|People First of New Hampshire|
People First of New Hampshire, the statewide self-advocacy organization started operation in 1992. People who experience disability are members of local self-advocacy chapters. Each chapter elects two representatives to serve on the board of directors of People First of NH, making this organization the only non-profit in the state that is run completely by people who experience disability.
|Placer Independent Resource Services|
Placer Independent Resource Services (PIRS) advocates for the rights of people with disabilities, educates the community about disability issues, and provides services to persons with disabilities to live independent, productive lives. Any person with a disability is eligible for our services.
|Progress Center for Independent Living|
Progress Center is a: Community-based, non-profit, non residential, service and advocacy organization, operated for people with disabilities and by people with disabilities.
|Resources For Independent Living|
We are the only organization in Sacramento providing services to people with all forms of disability. The majority of our policy-making board is comprised of individuals with disabilities. Therefore, our decision-making process is both innovative and highly effective, because we are, in essence, helping ourselves.
|Society's Assets, disability services in Southeastern Wisconsin|
Society's Assets began in 1972 as an informal grass roots effort led by people with disabilities. It incorporated in 1974, with a mission of providing disability services to Southeastern Wisconsin. One of the agency's first goals was to expand home health care in Racine.
|Southern California Rehabilitation Services|
SCRS provides services and referrals for people with disabilities in Southeast Los Angeles County.
|SVILC- Silicon Valley Independent Living Center|
Silicon Valley Independent Living Center (SVILC) is a community based non-profit resource center, which provides various services for people with disabilities. The programs and services that SVILC provides are designed to meet various independent living needs of people, thus enabling these people with disabilities to live and lead an independent life. The programs and services provided are Assistive technology, Benefits information and referral, Personal assistant services, counseling, housing referral and placement, specialized services, Independent living skills, Vocational training, Therapeutic recreation and Individual systems and advocacy.
|The National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth)|
NCWD/Youth strives to ensure that youth with disabilities are provided full access to high quality services in integrated settings in order to maximize their opportunities for employment and independent living.
|Trace Research and Development Center, College of Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison|
The Trace Research & Development Center is a part of the College of Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Founded in 1971, Trace has been a pioneer in the field of technology and disability.
|U.S. Access Board|
The U.S. Access Board, also known as the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, created in 1973, has served the nation as the only independent federal agency whose primary mission is accessibility for people with disabilities.
|Whirlwind Wheelchair International (WWI)|
The communications hub of the Whirlwind Wheelchair Network of independent wheelchair-producing workshops in developing countries.
|World Congress & Exposition on Disabilities - WCD|
Our mission is to provide support to children and adults with disabilities and their families.
|Yahoo! Groups - magnifiers|
Low Vision Computer Access List
|Access II Independent Living Center|
We envision communities that provide inclusion, independence and self-determination for persons of all abilities. The Mission of Access II is to remove architectural and attitudinal barriers that limit the independence of persons with disabilities, promote a positive change in attitudes about disability and persons with disabilities, and encourage greater independence for persons with disabilities within our communities. As a Center for Independent Living, Access II is committed to the provision of a full range of independent living services.
|Adaptive Environments Center|
Promotes accessibility through education programs, technical assistance, training, consulting, publications and design advocacy.
|Disabilities Studies for Teachers at the Syracuse University Center on Human Policy.|
Lesson plans and materials designed to help teachers integrate disability studies into social studies, history, literature, and related subjects in grades 6-12
|ILRU: Independent Living Research Utilization Project|
The ILRU program is a national (US) center for information, training, research, and technical assistance in independent living. Its goal is to expand the body of knowledge in independent living and to improve utilization of results of research programs and demonstration projects in this field.
|Independence Center Transitional Residence For Young Adults|
Independence Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to independent living for young adults with a variety of learning disabilities.
|Independent Living Resource Center-Santa Barbara County|
Independent Living Resource Center serving persons with disabilities.
|Living Independence Network Corporation|
Living Independence Network Corporation (LINC), is a non-profit organization empowering people with disabilities to achieve their desired level of independence. LINC promotes personal growth and freedom of choice through advocacy, networking, public awareness and modification of environments.
|Multicultural Independent Living Center of Boston, Inc.|
What can the Multi-Cultural Independent Living Center of Boston, Inc. do for YOU? The Multi-Cultural Independent Living Center of Boston, Inc. provides information and referral services to disabled people and their families. Programs offered by the MILC empower people with disabilities to not only avoid institutionalization but to live, work and participate in their communities to the best of their ability. MILC informs disabled people on the services and opportunities available to them, teaches independent living skills, and offers the support systems which allow a person to achieve self-sufficiency.
|Options for Independence|
The mission of OPTIONS for Independence is to raise the vision and capability of the community at large to the point where people of all abilities will have equal access.
|People First of California, Inc. (PFCA)|
The mission of People First of California, Inc. (PFCA) is to serve all people with developmental challenges throughout California, primarily through People First members and chapters.
|Prairie Freedom Center for Independent Living|
Prairie Freedom Center for Independent Living was established over twenty years ago at Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The founders believed in the human value, contribution, and spirit of individuals who have significant disabilities. They believed all people, including individuals with disabilities, should have the right to determine how and where they should live.
|SABE - Self Advocates Becoming Empowered|
SABE Self Advocates Becoming Empowered protecting the rights and equal treatment of people with disabilities.
|Self Advocates in Action, Rhode Island's Statewide Self-Advocacy Organization|
Advocates in Action is directed by a board of 17 individuals who represent Self-Advocacy groups throughout Rhode Island. Each board member shares the experience and expertise of being an individual who has a developmental disability.
Sources for Community Independent Living Services, Inc. provides services to persons with all types of disabilities who want to seek their independence and become active participants in community life.
|Speaking For Ourselves|
Our mission is to find a voice for ourselves Teach the public about the needs and wishes and potential of people with disabilities Speak out on important issues and Support each other through sharing, leadership development and helping and encouraging each other
|Statewide Independent Living Council of Illinois Main Home Page|
Our mission is to provide leadership, research, planning and education required to support independent living services in Illinois.
|The Independent Living Center of Southern California, Inc.|
The Independent Living Center of Southern California, Inc. (ILCSC) is a non-profit consumer-based, non-residential agency providing a wide range of services to a growing population of people with disabilities. ILCSC is dedicated to empowering persons with disabilities to exercise independence -- professionally, personally and creatively -- while striving to educate the community on their needs.
|The Independent Living Center of Southern California, Inc. (ILCSC)|
The Independent Living Center of Southern California, Inc. (ILCSC) is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) consumer-based, non-residential agency providing a wide range of services to a growing population of people with disabilities. ILCSC is dedicated to empowering persons with disabilities to exercise independence -- professionally, personally and creatively -- while striving to educate the community on their needs.
|Through the Looking Glass|
The organization, in Berkeley, CA, US, has pioneered clinical and supportive services, training and research serving families in which one or more members - whether parent or child - has a disability or medical issue.
|WAVE 3.0 - Web Accessibility Versatile Evaluator|
Online tool checks page accessibility, displays page with tags to show good and bad points.
|Welcome to Central Iowa Center for Independent Living|
The Central Iowa Center for Independent Living is a community based, non-profit, non-residential program serving persons with disabilities. Our board of directors is composed of a majority of persons who have disabilities. CICIL is dedicated to assiting all persons, regardless of disability in making choices about their own lives and in experiencing success as active participants in society.
|Welcome to D.I.L.A.|
Information and resources related to deafness and hard-of-hearing.
|Westchester Independent Living Center|
The Westchester Independent Living Center, Inc. (WILC) is a not-for-profit, community-based advocacy and resource center that serves people with all types of disabilities.
| Independence, Inc., Lawrence KS|
Serving as a resource to communities in northeast Kansas by providing information, services, and advocacy for people with disabilities and the communities in which they live.
|Active Re-Entry Independent Living Programs|
Active Re-Entry is a community based program which assists individuals with disabilities to achieve or maintain self-sufficient and productive lives in their own communities.
|Arizona Bridge to Independent Living|
Arizona Bridge to Independent Living (ABIL), a powerful “voice” for the disability community in Arizona, offers independent living programs designed to empower people with disabilities to build independent lives.
|Capital District Center for Independence|
CDCI,Inc. is a Capital District ( Albany NY and surrounding areas) organization assisting persons with disabilities to live independently.
|Mobility International USA|
Empowering people with disabilities around the world by ensuring their inclusion in international exchange and international development programs.
|New York State Independent Living Council, Inc.|
The New York State Independent Living Council, Inc. is made up of representatives, a majority of whom have disabilities, from around the State, who are appointed by the Board of Regents. It is a not-for-profit, non-Governmental, consumer controlled organization which monitors the federally funded Independent Living Centers in New York State, promotes the independent living philosophy statewide, and provides support and technical assistance to the entire network of Independent Living Centers (ILC) in New York State which consists of 37 community-based, not-for-profit organizations run by and for people with disabilities.
|North Central Florida Center for Independent Living|
The mission of our organization is to empower people with disabilities to exert our individual rights to live as independently as possible, make personal life choices and achieve full community inclusion.
|People First of Missouri|
People First of Missouri is a statewide organization formed by, run by and which exists for persons with developmental disabilities. Currently there are over 40 chapters across the state of Missouri with approximately 1,000 members.
|People First of South Florida, supporting people with disabilities|
People First of South Florida, an advocacy organization and social group for people with disabilities
|SAIL: Soyland Access to Independent Living|
The purpose of Soyland Access to Independent Living (SAIL), a community-based, non-residential Center for Independent Living (CIL), is to promote and practice independent living for all persons with disabilities.
|The Center for Universal Design|
The Center for Universal Design is a national research, information, and technical assistance center that evaluates, develops, and promotes universal design in housing, public and commercial facilities, and related products.
|The National Clearinghouse on Disability & Exchange (USA)|
The NCDE, sponsored by Mobility International USA and the United States Information Agency, fosters partnerships between disability organizations and international exchange organizations so that people with disabilities can participate fully and equally in international exchange programs.
|Welcome to IVCIL Website|
The Illinois Valley Center for Independent Living (IVCIL) is a community-based, non-residential center for independent living dedicated to enhancing options available to persons with disabilities so they may choose and maintain individualized and satisfying lifestyles. IVCIL combines direct services with advocacy to individuals, ensuring the continuance of positive social change to allow greater integration of persons with disabilities into the mainstream of community life.
|Westside Center for Independent Living|
WCIL, Independent Living Center, Disabled, Disabilities, Disability, Disability Resources, Handicap, Handicapped, Computer Training Project, CTP, Non-Profit
|Americans with Disabilities Act - Information and Technical Assistance|
The ADA Home Page provides access to Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations for businesses and State and local governments, technical assistance materials, ADA Standards for Accessible Design, links to Federal agencies with ADA responsibilities and information, updates on new ADA requirements, information about Department of Justice ADA settlement agreements and enforcement activities and access to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) ADA material.
|DO-IT Menthor Programme|
An international online mentoring community, promoted and coordinated by Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology (DO-IT)
|Idealist.org - Action Without Borders|
Idealist.org is the online meeting place for nonprofit organizations, resources, consultants, job seekers and volunteers.
|Self Advocacy Association of N Y State, Inc|
The Self-Advocacy Association of New York State, Inc. (SANYS) is a not-for profit, grassroots organization run by and for people with developmental disabilities. Our goal is to help create a person-centered and person-directed system of supports.
|Three Rivers Center for Independent Living|
Three Rivers Center for Independent Living (TRCIL) was established in 1983. Its MISSION is: To empower people with disabilities to enjoy self-directed, personally meaningful lives by providing outstanding consumer controlled services and by advocating for effective community change. Its VISION is: A world in which all physical, attitudinal, communication and systems barriers are eliminated and people with disabilities have equal opportunities and the right to full participation in society. As an agency TRCIL serves thousands of people in Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Lawrence, Washington, and Westmoreland counties with offices in Erie, New Castle, Pittsburgh, and Washington.
|Tri-County Independent Living|
Tri-County Independent Living is one of twenty-nine Independent Living Centers throughout the state of California servicing over 1.5 million people with disabilities and promoting the Philosophy of Independent Living. We have proudly served Humboldt, Del Norte and Trinity Counties since 1978.
|VESID - New York State Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with|
NYS VESID's mission is to promote educational equity and excellence for students with disabilities while ensuring that they receive the rights and protection to which they are entitled; assure appropriate continuity between the child and adult services systems; and provide the highest quality vocational rehabilitation and independent living services to all eligible persons as quickly as those services are required to enable them to work and live independent, self-directed lives.
|Welcome to the California State Independent Living Council Website|
In cooperation with the state Department of Rehabilitation, the SILC prepares a State Plan for Independent Living which sets the policy and funding levels for the state's network of Independent Living Centers (ILCs) and services. To help guide this policy, the SILC solicits continual public feedback on the effectiveness of independent living services and the changing needs of the community.
|DRM Guide to Disability Resources on the Internet|
Gateway to disability resources on the Internet, featuring thousands of websites arranged by subject or state.
|Disability World web-zine|
A web-zine dedicated to advancing an exchange of information and research about the international independent living movement of people with disabilities.
|UN Global Programme on Disability|
An overview of the activities by the United Nations system to promote international norms and standards and global action related to persons with disabilities.
Wheelchair news with an active discussion forum.
|World Institute on Disability (WID)|
An international public policy center dedicated to carrying out cutting-edge research on disability issues and overcoming obstacles to independent living.