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Disability Resources - Developmental Disabilities

Links in this category: 24. Newest link in this category: 2006-06-29

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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.
http://www.sanys.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-09
United Voice - Malaysia
Self Advocacy.. is based on the belief that people are their own best advocates. Thus persons with learning disabilities are their own best advocates to tell others what they want. A person with mild learning disabilities self-advocates by voicing out his or her views. A person with severe learning disabilities self-advocates by his or her presence in a public meeting.
http://www.unitedvoice.com.my/
Malaysia,
English language,
Link checked 2017-09
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.
http://www.missouripeoplefirst.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-09
Self Advocacy (Sydney) Inc
Self Advocacy Sydney is an organisation run by and for people with Intellectual Disability.
http://sasinc.com.au/
Australia,
English language,
Link checked 2017-09
Mensch zuerst - Netzwerk People First Deutschland e.V.
Organisation of Self Advocacy for People with Learning Disabilities. Website in German only.
http://www.peoplefirst.de/
Germany,
German language,
Link checked 2017-09
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.
http://www.peoplefirstca.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-09
SABE - Self Advocates Becoming Empowered
SABE Self Advocates Becoming Empowered protecting the rights and equal treatment of people with disabilities.
http://www.sabeusa.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-09
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.
http://www.aina-ri.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-09
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.
http://www.peoplefirstofnh.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-09
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.
http://www.peoplefirstofohio.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-09
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.
http://www.birthdefects.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-10
Autistic Singapore Autism Awareness website: unique autistic perspective & free autism resources
Autistic Singapore Autism Awareness website: free autism tests, research, books and autistic resources.
http://iautistic.com
Link checked 2017-09
Community Living North Halton
The mission of Community Living North Halton is to provide supports and services to individuals with developmental disabilities and to enhance their personal growth and inclusion in the community of North Halton (Milton, Georgetown and Acton). Programs include Supported Independent Living, Supported Employment, Respite Services, Residential Services, Lifeskills and more.
http://www.clnh.on.ca
Canada,
English language,
Link checked 2017-09
Council on Quality and Leadership
The Council on Quality and Leadership is an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the quality of service.
http://www.thecouncil.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-10
Home Of Hope
Home of Hope gives to the developmentally disabled an opportunity to regain and maintain dignity, and a sense of self worth.
http://www.homeofhope.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-09
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.
http://iod.unh.edu/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-10
Little City Foundation
Helping children and adults with mental retardation and other developmental challenges live meaningful and happy lives with dignity and respect.
http://littlecity.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-10
Northamptonshire People First
An organisation of people with learning difficulties speaking up for ourselves!
http://www.peoplefirst.org.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2017-10
Rural Institute
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.
http://ruralinstitute.umt.edu/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-10
Sprout
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.
http://www.gosprout.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-09
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.
http://www.thearc.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-10
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
http://kc.vanderbilt.edu/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-10


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