Aging related news, books and web resources.
Association of Tech Act Projects
To collaborate with persons with disabilities and others at the national level to increase the availability and utilization of assistive technology devices and services for all individuals with disabilities in the United States and territories.
Ability Center of Greater Toledo (ACT)
A non-profit Center for Independent Living with a mission to assist people with disabilities to live, work and socialize in the community.
- ADDed Reality
Published as an information source for educators, parents and young people. It is authored by, Evelyn Azbell, a parent/teacher resource who lives in northern Wisconsin.
To advocate for, protect, and advance the legal, human, and service rights of people with disabilities.
Information and resources for people with developmental disabilities and
their families. Now you can choose for yourself.
- (Assistive) Technology Resources for Education Center
Assistive Technology Resources for New York State.
Autism Treatment Center of America
Our Son-Rise Program is a highly effective method for helping children with Autism, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and related developmental challenges that has been achieving dramatic results for over 25 years.
Brain Injury Association
The nation's only nonprofit organization - with 47 chartered state affiliates - dedicated to helping people with brain injury and their families.
The home of author Janie Bowman, reflecting the eclectic interests of families who homeschool: learning at home (all the time!), attention & learning differences, special education advocacy, parenting, & virtual bookstore.
A resource for serving, educating and training children with physical disabilities, their teachers and families. For more than 20 years, assistive technology has been an integral part of the services offered.
Captioned Media Program
Free loan program of open-captioned videos limited to deaf or hard of hearing Americans, their parents, families, teachers, counselors, or others whose use of our collection would benefit a deaf or hard of hearing person.
The mission of the Crotched Mountain Foundation is to assist children and adults with disabilities achieve optimal growth and independence. Crotched Mountain's Assistive Technology Unit works with disabled students who need adaptations made on their wheelchairs, computers, environmental controls and communication devices.
CT Parent Advocacy Center, Inc. (CPAC)
A statewide nonprofit organization that offers information and support to families of children with any disability or chronic illness, age birth through 21.
Disability Resources, inc.
Produced by a nonprofit organization, the award-winning DRM Guide is considered one the most authoritative guides to disability-related resources on the Internet.
A web site offers a convenient entry point to a growing list of disability related information, resources, services and products.
Advocate services for children with special needs. Helping students with learning disabilities. Serving New England.
The Disabled People's Association Singapore. A self-help organisation of the disabled, by the disabled and for the disabled, so as to achieve a VOICE OF OUR OWN - VOX NOSTRA.
Family Friendly Fun and Special Needs Resources
offers access to mind, body and spirit-enriching information that enhances the quality and enjoyment of family life with special needs.
Focus Adolescent Services
An internet clearinghouse of resources, information, and support to help your troubled teen and heal your family. State directory of family help, hotlines and helplines, teen and family issues.
- Idaho Assistive Technology Project
Information and Referral - Information may be obtained on assistive technology, manufacturers and dealers, funding sources, and service providers
- Ideal Lives.com
Practical tips & web resources to help meet the challenges of special need parents, teachers, &
disability professionals. Offering research services, book recommendations, & a free newsletter.
- Illawarra Disability Trust
Recognises and values the abilities of all people. The Trust is committed to upholding the rights of people with disabilities to self determination. The Trust seeks equality of access to all parts of society for people with disabilities.
Learning Disabilities Association
LDA has 50 state affiliates and more than 600 local chapters in 50 states, Washington DC, and Puerto Rico. Membership totals more than 50,000. The membership, composed of individuals with learning disabilities, family members and concerned professionals, advocates for the over two million students of school age with learning disabilities and for adults affected with learning disabilities.
The Worldwide Virtual Community of the Disabled
International Center for Disability Resources on the Internet
Collection of disability-related Internet resources, including resources that may be helpful to the disability community.
Maryland School for the Blind (MSB)
A private, nonprofit school serving children from infancy to age 21 who are blind, visually impaired and multiply disabled.
MedSupport FSF Internationl
Dedicated to educating and assisting persons with disabilities, their caregivers and their families. Ther offer caring, support, and information through a variety of interactive moderated forums and chat areas, links, and bi-monthly newsletter.
Michigan Self Help for Hard of Hearing
Information about hearing assistive technology, local groups and the SHHH National organization.
Morgan County MRDD
Programs exist to serve residents of Morgan County Ohio who are mentally and/or physically challenged with employment opportunities in a sheltered environment.
The Missouri Model Spinal Cord Injury
System is committed to developing, implementing and evaluating innovative
research that promotes independent living and community integration among
persons with spinal cord dysfunction.
The Missouri Model Brain Injury System
is one of 17 national centers in the United States. The center's mission is
to investigate those factors that affect and improve the outcomes of
individuals with traumatic brain injury.
New Horizons Un-limited
Offer a broad range of information on such topics as adaptive techology, education, employment, housing, legislation and more.
National Organization for Rare Disorders
The National Organiztion for Rare Disorders (NORD) is a unique federation of voluntary health organizations dedicated to helping people with rare "orphan" diseases and assisting the organizations that serve them.
New York City Consortium for Independent Living
Disability advocacy, services, training, action alerts, barrier removal, culture, news, information and resources at Queens and 5 other New York City Independent Living Centers.
Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA)
A congressionally chartered veterans service organization founded in 1946, has developed a unique expertise on a wide variety of issues involving the special needs of our members—veterans of the armed forces who have experienced spinal cord injury or dysfunction.
Parents with Disabilities Online
If you are a parent with a disability, a person with a disability who is planning to become a parent, or a nondisabled partner of a disabled parent, this page is for you. This site is a good place to start on your own journey toward independent parenting.
- Rehabilitation Psychology
The study and application of psychosocial principles on behalf of persons who have physical, sensory, cognitive, developmental or emotional disabilities.
Your resource for any issue on aging in Central Maine, by the Central Maine Area Agency on Aging.
Speech to Speech (STS), provides communication assistants (CAs) for people with difficulty being understood by the public on the telephone. Many STS users have Parkinson's disease, cerebral palsy, ALS, multiple sclerosis, or muscular dystrophy. Other users stutter or have had a laryngectomy.
Spina Bifida Association of America
Promote the prevention of spina bifida and to enhance the lives of all affected. SBAA's efforts benefit thousands of infants, children, adults, parents and professionals each year
STARBRIGHT Family Room is an online community that provides information and support to help parents care for their seriously ill child. There is a new edition each month featuring information from both caregivers and healthcare professionals.
Steadward Centre for Personal & Physical Achievement
Located in Edmonton, Canada at the University of Alberta, and offers instructional programs and workshops in fitness, lifestyle, and physical activity for groups and individuals who have a permanent physical disability.
A focused, nationally acclaimed support, service and advocacy group dedicated to helping those with a disabling condition, and their caregivers, to overcome obstacles in their course of daily life.
- UCP of Greater Suffolk, Inc.
A voluntary, not-for-profit comprehensive agency providing a wide range of services to more than 3,000 individuals with disabilities and their families living in Suffolk County.
UCP of Tampa Bay
Description: Our Mission is to guide and assist families and individuals with any disability or other barriers in achieving their full potential resulting in community inclusion and independence.
Vocational and Rehabilitation Research Institute
Assists people with disabilities to live with dignity and value as contributing members of their community and to make informed and responsible choices in all aspects of their lives.
World Association of Persons with disAbilities. WAPD advances the interests of persons with disAbilities at national, state, local and home levels. We believe that all are entitled to high quality of life.
- Waikato Head Injury Society
A New Zealand site offering Information and support for victims and their families coping with Traumatic Brain Injury.
- Wisconsin Division for Early Childhood
The Council for Exceptional Children is a nonprofit membership organization designed for individuals who work with or on behalf of children with special needs
A voluntary, not-for profit, website established for the purpose of providing a place in space where engineers, technicians, inventors and workshop enthusiasts can display and share knowledge on the assistive devices they have built to better the lives of the disabled.