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ADA Accommodation for Swimming Pools

AbilityHub is an assistive technology-related website for people with a disability who find operating a computer difficult or even impossible. AbilityHub is a firm starting point for finding information concerning assistive technology.

Ability Magazine
Ability Magazine's goal is to heighten public awareness and present progressive positive information regarding disability issues.

AbleNet offers practical products and creative solutions for teaching children with disabilities.

American Association on Health and Disability 

American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
AAIDD, (formerly American Association on Mental Retardation) is the oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization of professionals and citizens concerned about intellectual and developmental disabilities.

American Civil Liberties Union
The latest news on Supreme Court cases.

American Diabetes Association
Everything you need to know from nutrition to exercise to who's at risk for diabetes can be found here.

The ARC 
The national organization of and for people with mental retardation and related developmental disabilities and their families.

Autism Society of America
The mission of the Autism Society of America is to promote lifelong access and opportunities for persons within the autism spectrum and their families, to be fully included, participating members of their communities through advocacy, public awareness, education, and research related to autism.

The Association for the Severely Handicapped
As a leader in disability advocacy for 40 years, the mission of TASH is to promote the full inclusion and participation of children and adults with significant disabilities in every aspect of their community, and to eliminate the social injustices that diminish human rights.


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Benefits for People with Disabilities

Blind Veterans Association
Information about the organization and its services, including a downloadable bulletin

The Boulevard 
A Resource Directory of products and services for the disabled, elderly, caregiver and healthcare professional.

BRL: Braille Through Remote Learning
An online course designed to provide educators and other interested persons with the knowledge to be able to create Grade 2 braille documents using one or several braille writing devices. Also includes instruction on other aspects of braille use such as history and development, specialized codes and related topics.


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Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation is dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by funding innovative research, and improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis through grants, information and advocacy.

Closing the Gap
A guide to the selection of the latest computer-related products for children and adults with special needs.

Commission on Disability Rights (American Bar Association)
The mission of the Comission on Disability Rights is to promote the ABA's commitment to justice and the rule of law for persons with mental, physical, and sensory disabilities and to promote their full and equal participation in the legal profession."

The Complete Guide to Disability Claims, Insurance and Benefits

If you become disabled and can no longer work, disability insurance plans and government disability programs offer potential sources of replacement income in the form of disability benefit payments.

Coping with Disabilities


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Department of Health and Human Services
The Department of Health and Human Services is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.

Department of Veteran Affairs 
The VA website contains information of interest to veterans with disabilities.

Disability and Health

disABILITY LINK is an organization led by and for people with disabilities and promotes choice and full participation in community life.

Disability Home Accommodation Cost Guides

Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund
The Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund (DREDF) is a national law and policy center dedicated to protecting and advancing the civil rights of people with disabilities through legislation, litigation, advocacy, technical assistance, and education and training of attorneys, advocates, persons with disabilities, and parents of children with disabilities.


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Equal Employment Opportunities Commission


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Federal Communication Commission
Disability Rights Office - The FCC has an obligation to ensure that telecommunications are accessible and usable to the 54 million Americans with disabilities.

Fire Safety & Disabilities Guide


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Georgia Advocacy Office, Inc.
The Georgia Advocacy Office (GAO) is a private non-profit corporation. Its mission is to work with and for oppressed and vulnerable individuals in Georgia who are labeled as disabled or mentally ill to secure their protection and advocacy.

Georgia Career Information Center
The Georgia Career Information Center, through its Georgia Career Information System (GCIS), provides current and accurate occupational and educational information to schools and agencies throughout Georgia in order to help young people and adults make informed career choices.

Georgia Department of Labor
DOL is the agency through which the state of Georgia provides services and support to children and adults with developmental disabilities. These disabilities include mental retardation, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, autism and related conditions.

Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD)
The mission of the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) is to bring about social and policy changes that promote opportunities for persons with developmental disabilities and their families to live, learn, work, play and worship in Georgia communities.


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A free guide to reliable health information.


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I Can Do It, You Can Do It!: President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

Infinitec Inc.
Infinitec Inc. is a U.S. non-profit corporation formed to help people with disabilities and their families access life-enhancing technology.


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LD Resources
Resources for the learning disabilities community.

Learning Disabilities Association of America
A non-profit grassroots organization whose members are individuals with learning disabilities, their families, and the professionals who work with them.

Learning Disabilities Checklists and Worksheets

Live Oak Med
Live Oak Med offers hundreds of kitchen products, bathroom helpers and unique daily living products that promote a convenient, comfortable and safe home environment for people of all ages.

Local Doctor Finder: Search by Disability

National Center for Learning Disabilities
Provides national leadership in support of children and adults with learning disabilities.


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Medicare and Social Security Disability: Benefits for Disabled Individuals

Melwood supports children, youth and adults with differing abilities to work and play where and how they choose.

Mental Health Law
Legal advocacy for the civil rights and human dignity of people with mental disability 

Microsoft Accessibility
Learn more about assistive technology.

Search for jobs or post your resume.


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National Association of the Deaf

National Business & Disability Council
The National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) provides corporations with a full range of services to assist them in successfully integrating people with disabilities into the workplace.

National Council on Disability
The National Council on Disability (NCD) is an independent federal agency making recommendations to the President and Congress on issues affecting 54 million Americans with disabilities. 

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
The mission of NINDS is to reduce the burden of neurological disease -- a burden borne by every age group, by every segment of society, by people all over the world.

New Mobility
The magazine for active wheelchair users.


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Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC)
Information, resources and research bridging employers with qualified individuals who have disabilities.


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Siblings with Disabilities

Social Security Administration

The Southeast ADA Center
The Southeast ADA Center (formerly known as Southeast DBTAC) is your leader in providing information, training, and guidance on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and disability access tailored to the needs of business, government, and individuals at local, state, and regional levels.

Specialists in Special Education
A library of educational materials available in the areas of conflict management for the general school population and for students with cognitive challenges.


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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
AIDD is dedicated to ensuring that individuals with developmental disabilities and their families are able to fully participate in and contribute to all aspects of community life in the United States and its territories.


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World Institute on Disability
WID is a nonprofit that works to fully integrate people with disabilities into the communities around them in a variety of different ways.

Wrightslaw: The Special Ed Advocates
Hundreds of articles, cases, newsletters and other information about special education law and advocacy in the Wrightslaw Libraries.