ORGANIZATIONS FOR PEOPLE
A searchable assistive technology database including information about more than 31,000 disability-related products.
America's Athletes with Disabilities
Promotes and sponsors sports, recreation, leisure, and health and fitness activities for children and adults with physical disabilities.
APRIL - The Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living
Features newsletters and publications, helpful links, and information on accessible rural transportation and independent living in rural areas.
Christian Council on Persons with Disabilities
A network of Christian organizations working to promote the spiritual well-being of people with disabilities.
The New Freedom Initiative's online resource for Americans with disabilities. Includes information on employment, education, housing, transportation, health, benefits, technology, community life, and civil rights.
Disability Online - The information directory
Features many disability-related links on topics including the ADA, accessibility, organizations, magazines and newsletters, caregiving, and support groups.
A bimonthly web-zine of international disability news and views. Download past issues in English or Spanish, or view international reports, news briefs, and other resources.
Disabled American Veterans
An organization of veterans with disabilities committed to assisting veterans in obtaining benefits and services earned through their military service. Includes assistance in filing claims for disability compensation, a national employment program, and a national legislative program.
Easter Seals (National)
Offers a variety of services to help people with disabilities address life's challenges and achieve personal goals.
Educational Equity Center
Services includes educational materials to support the integration of children with and without disabilities into community programs, information and referral, and programs that focus on issues of women and girls with disabilities.
Family Center on Technology and Disability
Support for organizations and programs that work with families of children and youth with disabilities. Includes a searchable database of books, articles, research and other materials of interest and utility to families of children with disabilities.
Goodwill Industries International
Offers career help for individuals with disabilities such as career exploration, job search, retention assistance, training in various business skills, and one-on-one assistance in all phases of job search.
JAN - Job Accommodation Network
A free consulting service designed to increase the employability of people with disabilities by providing individualized worksite accommodations solutions, technical assistance regarding the ADA and other disability-related legislation, and education for callers about self-employment options.
Joni and Friends - Accelerating Christian Ministry in the Disability Community
A Christian outreach to people with disabilities. Programs and services includes daily devotionals, radio broadcasts, family retreats, and an information and resources page.
MossRehab Resource Net
Features travel information for people with disabilities, disability fact sheets, links to ADA websites and other disability resources, and newsgroups and listservs.
National Catholic Partnership on Disability
The NCPD works to promote access and meaningful inclusion of those with disabilities and their families in all the celebrations and obligations of their faith.
National Center on Accessibility
Works to increase accessibility in the areas of recreation, parks, and tourism.
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
Features a variety of information helpful to children with disabilites and their families on such topics as disabilities in infants, toddlers, children, and youth; IDEA, the law authorizing special educatio; No Child Left Behind; and research-based information on effective educational practices.
National Organization on Disability (NOD)
Provides public awareness of disability issues and needs, and offers information on a wide variety of disability-related issues. Features an e-newsletter, accessibility information, and economic related information.
National Rehabilitation Information Center
Website offers a resource library and access to REHABDATA and other databases. Also includes downloadable brochures and ordering information for other helpful publications.
New Mobility Magazine
A resource for disability culture and lifestyle for anyone with an interest in disability issues. On the website, access sample articles from the magazine, visit the bookstore, read press releases, or talk with others on the online message board.
North American Riding for the Handicapped Association, Inc. (NARHA)
Serves individuals in groups interested in participating in, beginning, or learning about equine assisted activities. Includes a list of NARHA centers throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Parents Helping Parents - The Family Resource Center
PHP's mission is to help children with any special need receive the resources, care, education, and other services they need to reach their full potential.
Social Security Administration - Disability Program
Discusses social security benefits for people with disabilities. Includes a monthly e-newsletter, downloadable pamphlets, and social security card applications.
Through the Looking Glass
Offers brochures, fact sheets, articles, videos, and newsletters on parenting with a disability. Offers consultation regarding pregnancy, birthing, custody, adoption and adaptive baby-care equipment and other issues concerning parents with disabilities and their families, and evaluations of parents with disabilities involved in marital or child custody situations.
A virtual community of people who care about wheelchairs. Includes links to information resources, links to products and services, and a discussion area.