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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.



California. Information for visitors with disabilities

These 4 organizations in California are willing to provide visitors with local accessibility information. 22 other organizations to contact.

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.

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 ...
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.

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.


22 organizations in California that may be able to provide information.

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/
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/
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/
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/
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/
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 Resource Center-Santa Barbara County
Independent Living Resource Center serving persons with disabilities.
http://www.ilrc-trico.org/
Independent Living Services of Northern California
http://www.ilsnc.org/
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/
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/
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/
Southern California Rehabilitation Services
SCRS provides services and referrals for people with disabilities in Southeast Los Angeles County.
http://www.scrs-ilc.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 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/
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 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/
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/