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475 universities found with information for students with disabilities.

Links: 299 disability, education and employment related links for the United States

Advice: 18 organizations willing to answer questions about local accessibility and 66 other organizations to contact in the United States.



The United States. Information for visitors with disabilities

These 18 organizations in the United States are willing to provide visitors with local accessibility information. 66 other organizations to contact.

Access Independence, Inc., United States - Winchester, Virginia. Organization works at the local level and is mainly run by disabled people.
Our mission is to secure and maintain the human and civil rights of all people with disabilities ...

Our traineeships or volunteer positions are open to applicants from abroad.

Community Resources for Independence, United States - Santa Rosa, California. Organization works at the local level and is to some degree run by disabled people.
Community Resources for Independence (CRI) is a non-profit corporation established in 1976 by a group of disabled and non-disabled individuals to advance the rights of persons with disabilities to equ ...

Our traineeships or volunteer positions are open to applicants from abroad.

Disability Connections, United States - Muskegon, Michigan. Organization works at the local level and is mainly run by disabled people.
“DACIL advances the independence, self-determination, and participation of persons with disabilities in all areas of community life” ...

Our traineeships or volunteer positions are open to applicants from abroad.

Disability Resource Center Inc., United States - Gainesville, Georgia. Organization works at the local level and is mainly run by disabled people.
Empower those with disabilities to live more independently..
Disability Resource Center, Inc., United States - Gainesville, Georgia. Organization works at the local level and is mainly run by disabled people.
The mission of DRC is to assist people with disabilities to live more independently and to remove architectural and attitudinal barriers in society that limit independence ...
Helping Hand Construction, United States - Los Angeles, California. Organization works at the local level and is to some degree run by disabled people.
We specialize in finding ways to help families live safer and independently in there own homes ...
Independent Life Resources, United States - Pekin, Indiana. Organization works at the international level and is to some degree run by disabled people.
To provide a “World of Resources” for persons with disAbilities, Senior Citizens ...

Our traineeships or volunteer positions are open to applicants from abroad.

Maryland Ravens, Inc., United States - Baltimore, Maryland. Organization works at the local level and is 100% run by disabled people.
Promoting the abilities/capabilities of the physically challenged via sports and other social interaction ...
Mid Ohio Board for an Independent Living Environment , United States - Columbus, Ohio. Organization works at the local level and is mainly run by disabled people.
MID-Ohio Board for an Indpendent Living Environment is a non-profit Center for Independent Living directed by persons with disabilities ...
National Ability Center, United States - Park City, Utah. Organization works at the national level and is to some degree run by disabled people.
The National Ability Center is committed to the development of lifetime skills for people of all ages and abilities by providing affordable outdoor sports and recreational experiences in a nurturing e ...

Our traineeships or volunteer positions are open to applicants from abroad.

New England Handicapped Sports Association, United States - Newbury, New Hampshire. Organization works at the national level and is mainly run by disabled people.
Adaptive skiing/snowboarding and sports. Skiing and snowboarding in the winter and other sports and social activities year round. Located at Mt. Sunapee, NH..

Our traineeships or volunteer positions are open to applicants from abroad.

Pittsburgh Area Brain Injury Alliance, United States - Pittsburgh, Pennslvania. Organization works at the local level and is mainly run by disabled people.
Providing peer support, prevention, public awareness, advocacy and social activities for people who sustain brain injuries and families ...

Our traineeships or volunteer positions are open to applicants from abroad.

Shared Adventures, United States - Santa Cruz, California. Organization works at the local level and is to some degree run by disabled people.
-We provide a year-round program of outdoor recreational programs for people with special needs and physical challenges ...

Our traineeships or volunteer positions are open to applicants from abroad.

Stomp Out the Silence of Autism and Disabilities, United States - Colorado Springs, Colorado. Organization works at the local level and is to some degree run by disabled people.
To promote awareness of the need for accessible, transitional centers for autism and disabilities ...

Our traineeships or volunteer positions are open to applicants from abroad.

Summit Independent Living Center, Inc, United States - Missoula, Montana. Organization works at the local level and is mainly run by disabled people.
Services for people with disabilities, individual and community advocacy, located in western Montana ...
The Able Trust, United States - Tallahassee, Florida. Organization works at the local level and is to some degree run by disabled people.
The Able Trust, also known as the Florida Governor's Alliance for the Employment of Citizens with disabilities ...
The Adaptive Sports Center, United States - Crested Butte, Colorado. Organization works at the international level and is to some degree run by disabled people.
Located in the Rocky Mountains, the Adaptive Sports Center of Crested Butte provides summer and winter outdoor adventure and recreation for people with disabilities ...

Our traineeships or volunteer positions are open to applicants from abroad.

Uwah-El & Assoc, United States - Los Angeles - Moreno Valley, California. Organization works at the international level and is to some degree run by disabled people.
Our Mission is to improve the quality of life of individuals with disabilities..

Our traineeships or volunteer positions are open to applicants from abroad.

Organization would like to find exchange or volunteer position for members.


66 organizations that may be able to provide information.

Access Alaska, Inc.
An Independent Living Center offering services to people with disabilities in Alaska.
http://www.accessalaska.org/
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.
http://www.accessii.org/
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.
http://www.accesstoind.org/
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.
http://www.arecil.org/
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.
http://www.ampsoccer.org/
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.
http://www.adapt.org/
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.
http://www.abil.org/
Capital District Center for Independence
CDCI,Inc. is a Capital District ( Albany NY and surrounding areas) organization assisting persons with disabilities to live independently.
http://www.cdciweb.com/
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.
http://www.cilberkeley.org/
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.
http://www.cccil.org/
Community Access Center of Riverside, California
CAC is a non-profit Independent Living Center for Riverside County residents with disabilities.
http://www.ilcac.org/
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.
http://www.cril-online.org/
Dan Windheim - Life with Traumatic Brain Injury
A Resource for Survivors
http://www.tbilife.com/
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.
http://daylemc.org/
Disability Connections
DACIL advances the independence, self-determination, and participation of persons with disabilities in all areas of community life�
http://www.dcilmi.org
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.
http://www.drcinc.org/
DO-IT Menthor Programme
An international online mentoring community, promoted and coordinated by Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology (DO-IT)
http://www.washington.edu/doit/Brochures/Programs/mentoring.html
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.
http://freed.org/
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.
http://www.rilc.org/
ILC of Kern County
http://www.ilcofkerncounty.org/
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
http://www.ilrcsf.org/
ILRU Directory of US independent living centers
Listing by states and territories in alphabetical order
http://www.ilru.org/html/publications/directory/index.html
IMPACT
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.
http://www.impactcil.org/
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.
http://www.independencecenter.com/
Independent Living Center Of Eastern Indiana
Serving Fayette, Franklin, Henry, Decatur, Rush, Union and Wayne Counties
http://www.ilcein.org/
Independent Living Choices
We provide services to people with disabilities who make independence their choice.
http://www.ilcchoices.org/
Independent Living Resource Center-Santa Barbara County
Independent Living Resource Center serving persons with disabilities.
http://www.ilrc-trico.org/
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.
http://www.ilresources.org/
Independent Living Services of Northern California
http://www.ilsnc.org/
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
http://www.lccil.org/
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.
http://www.lifecil.org/
Linc Inc - Home
Promoting personal empowerment and equality of opportunity for people with disabilities in St. Clair, Monroe and Randolph Counties in Illinois.
http://www.lincinc.org/
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.
http://www.licil.net/
Marin CIL
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.
http://marincil.org/
Midstate Independent Living Consultants
What and who is Midstate Independent Living Consultants (MILC)? · MILC is a private non-profit agency serving persons with disabilities of all ages. · MILC is operated by staff and board composed primarily of people with disabilities. · MILC services are consumer directed working together with staff to meet goals.
http://www.milc-inc.org/
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.
http://www.milcb.org/
New Horizons ILC
We are an advocacy resource center for disability issues.
http://www.newhorizonsilc.org/
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.
http://www.nysilc.org/
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.
http://www.cilncf.org/
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.
http://www.omcil.org/
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.
http://www.optionsind.org/
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.
http://www.optionsil.com/
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.
http://www.panhandleilc.org/
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.
http://www.pirs.org/
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.
http://progresscil.org/
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.
http://www.ril-sacramento.org/
SEMO Alliance for Disability Independence
SEMO Alliance for Disability Independence, Inc. (SADI) is a community-based, non-profit, non-residential center for independent living located in Southeast Missouri.
http://www.sadi.org/
Sources, Inc.
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.
http://www.arsources.org/
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.
http://www.sailinc.org/
Southern California Rehabilitation Services
SCRS provides services and referrals for people with disabilities in Southeast Los Angeles County.
http://www.scrs-ilc.org/
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.
http://www.ilc-jamestown-ny.org/
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.
http://www.silcofillinois.org/
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.
http://www.svilc.org/
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/
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.
http://www.cilww.com/
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.
http://www.ilcsc.org/
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.
http://ilcsc.org/
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.
http://www.ilchv.org/
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.
http://www.angelfire.com/il/threeriversilrc/
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.
http://www.tilinet.org/
Welcome to D.I.L.A.
Information and resources related to deafness and hard-of-hearing.
http://www.dila.org/
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.
http://www.ivcil.com/
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.
http://www.calsilc.org/
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.
http://www.will-grundycil.org/
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.
http://www.wilc.org/
Westside Center for Independent Living
WCIL, Independent Living Center, Disabled, Disabilities, Disability, Disability Resources, Handicap, Handicapped, Computer Training Project, CTP, Non-Profit
http://www.wcil.org/