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the United States

Language: English.

Currency: United States dollar (USD)

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475 universities found with information for students with disabilities.

Links: 286 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.

New York. Information for visitors with disabilities

6 organizations in New York that may be able to provide information.

Capital District Center for Independence
CDCI,Inc. is a Capital District ( Albany NY and surrounding areas) organization assisting persons with disabilities to live independently.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.