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ADA Accommodation for Swimming Pools

AbilityHub is an assistive technology related web site for people with a disability who find operating a computer difficult, maybe 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.
Billing itself as "The First Global TV Network for people with disabilities... Powered by Accessibility...via the Web," this site is categorized by type of disability and features pertinent online videos.

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

Adaptions for Daily Living
On this website, we offer 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. Great for seniors, busy parents and people with arthritis or other mobility challenges.

Alcohol & Drugs
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information.

Alliance for Technology Access (ATA)
Dedicated to providing information and support services to children and adults with disabilities, and increasing their use of standard, assistive, and information technologies.

American Association on Health and Disability

American Association on Mental Retardation (AAMR)
AAMR is the oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization of professionals and others concerned about mental retardation and related disabilities.

American Civil Liberties Union
Latest news Supreme Court faces.

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

Assistive Technology Funding and Systems Change Project
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Our mission is to advance the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities.

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.

Association for the Severely Handicapped
TASH is an international association of people with disabilities, their family members, other advocates, and professionals fighting for a society in which inclusion of all people in all aspects of society is the norm.


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Benefits for People with Disabilities

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

Blindness-Related Lists
Provides instructions on how to join over one hundred and seventy-five blindness-related emailing lists and newsgroups.

Bobby is a tool for Web page authors. It will help them identify changes to their pages needed so users with disabilities can more easily use their Web pages.

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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Case Management Resource Guide
A free searchable database of over 110,000 specialty healthcare services, facilities, businesses and organizations.

Center for Universal Design
The Center for Universal Design is a national research, information, and technical assistance center that evaluates, develops, and promotes universal design in housing, public and commercial facilities, and related products.

CHID Search: Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Bibliography

Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation (CRPF)
CRPF "encourages and supports research to develop effective treatments and a cure for paralysis caused by spinal cord injury and other central nervous system disorders." Its website contains information about the Foundation's programs.

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

Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law
One of the most important concerns of the Commission is the implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The commission has published several books and manuals on the subject and collects information to build a foundation for the Association's implementation efforts as the legal profession's resource for technical information.

Community Connection of Northeast Georgia
A non-profit multi program human service agency.

Coping with Disabilities

Council for Disability Rights
Advancing rights and enhancing lives of people with disabilities.


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Deaf Education Options
This site offers information on communication methodologies, assistive technology, and frequently asked questions just to name a few key areas.

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 Justice - ADA Settlements and Consent Agreements
The Freedom of Information/Privacy Act (FOIA) Branch of the Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice operates an electronic reading room for viewing ADA documents including settlements and consent agreements.

Department of Veteran Affairs
The VA web site is packed with information of interest to veterans with disabilities, but you'll have to do some heavy hunting (searching the word "disabilities" brought up eight pages of hits

Disability and Health

disAbility Link
Independent living centers in Georgia

Disability History
Beyond Affliction: The Disability History Project is a four-hour documentary radio series about the shared experience of people with disabilities and their families since the beginning of the 19th century. This Web site includes excerpts from the Shows as well as many of the primary source documents - extended interviews, images, and texts- from which the on-air programs were developed.

Disability Home Accommodation Cost Guide

Disability Resources
Disability Resources is a nonprofit organization that monitors, reviews, and reports on information about legal rights, financial resources, assistive technology, employment opportunities, housing modifications, childrearing and educational options, transportation and mobility services, and more.

Disability Resources/Assistive Technology
This site point to information on assistive devices that are not specifically computer-related.

Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund
Founded in 1979 by people with disabilities and parents of children with disabilities, the Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund, Inc. (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.

Disability Web Resources
WID is a non-profit, international public-policy center dedicated to carrying out cutting edge research on disability issues and overcoming obstacles to independent living.

Diversity Direct National Job Opportunities Listings
DiversityDirect is your absolutely free guide to rewarding careers with some of today's leading employers - employers who recognize and highly value the strength of a fully diverse workforce.


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Equal Employment Opportunities Commission


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Family Village
A global community that integrates information, resources, and communication opportunities on the Internet for persons with cognitive and other disabilities, for their families, and for those that provide them services and support includes informational resources on specific diagnoses, communication connections, adaptive products and technology, adaptive recreational activities, education, worship, health issues, disability-related media and literature, and much, much more!

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 supports to children and adults with developmental disabilities. These disabilities include mental retardation, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, autism and related conditions.

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Georgia's state government web site.

Goodwill Industries
Goodwill Industries provides people with the tools they need to succeed in working. We are one of the world's largest nonprofit providers of employment and training services for people with disabilities and other disadvantaging conditions such as welfare dependency, illiteracy, criminal history and homelessness.

Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD)
Governor's council on developmental disabilities for George. Includes information of interests to disabled people in Georgia.


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Health Information
Mayo Clinic - sharing traditional and trusted answers.

A free guide to reliable health information.

Hot Jobs
HotJobs is a leading recruiting solutions company that develops and provides companies with innovative hiring products and services.


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IBM Accessibility
Successful access to information and use of information technology by people who have disabilities is known as "accessibility". Following these guidelines will ensure developers and content providers understand why and what they need to do to make all of their technology and information accessible to people who have disabilities.

IBM Via Voice Speech Recognition
Get information or buy ViaVoice speech recognition software for Windows or Macintosh.

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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Knowledge Exchange Network
The Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) Knowledge Exchange Network (KEN) provides information about mental health via a toll-free telephone number (800-789-2647), this web site and more than 200 publications.


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LD Online
Website on learning disabilities for parents, teachers and other professionals.

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

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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Medicaid Clearinghouse
Offering a wide range of information and publications on the Medicaid program from Families USA and from other sources on the World Wide Web.

Medicare and Social Security Disability: Benefits for Disabled Individuals

A social service agency whose mission is to serve people with disabilities, providing vocational training, employment, community living, recreation and travel opportunities. From its founding in 1963 and humble beginnings in the shelter of a surplus army tent, Melwood has grown into a world-renowned social business enterprise. Daily Melwood remains focused on its vision, carries out its mission, and lives by its corporate values.

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

Microsoft Accessibility
Learn more about disabilities and assistive technology. As computers become more and more a part of everyday activities, the concern for making them truly accessible grows more critical. Accessible computers and software programs can make it possible for everyone, including people with varying degrees of disabilities, to use these technologies successfully in work, education, and recreation.

Monster Board
Search for jobs or post your resume.

Mouse Tools
MouseTool is software that clicks the mouse buttons, so you don't have to.


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National Association of the Deaf

National Association of Protection and Advocacy Systems (NAPAS)
A Federally mandated system in each state and territory which provides protection of the rights of persons with disabilities through legally based advocacy.

National Business and 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 Center on Secondary Education and Transition
The mission of the National Transition Alliance is to ensure that youth with disabilities, including those with severe disabilities, acquire skills and knowledge, gain experience, and receive services and supports necessary to achieve successful post school results, including postsecondary education, gainful employment, independent living, community living, social integration, and lifelong learning.

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. NCD's overall purpose is to promote policies, programs, practices, and procedures that guarantee equal opportunity for all individuals with disabilities.

National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities
NICHCY is the national information and referral center that provides information on disabilities and disability-related issues for families, educators, and other professionals.

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Library of Congress, the nation's oldest federal cultural institution. In addition to its primary mission of serving the research needs of the U.S. Congress, the Library serves all Americans through its popular Web site and in its 22 reading rooms on Capitol Hill.

National Center to Improve Practice (instructional & A.T.)
The National Center to Improve Practice was federally funded from 1992-1998 to improve educational outcomes for students with disabilities by promoting the effective use of assistive and instructional technologies among educators and related personnel serving these students.

National Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation Materials
Provides a wide variety of disability related training resources.

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
New Mobility Magazine and online resource for Disability Culture and Lifestyle.

National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)
NIDRR in the U.S. Department of Education funds a variety of high-level research and knowledge dissemination projects that are making significant contributions in advancing knowledge related to disability issues.

National Organization on Disabilities
Site dedicated to changing America's approach to disability.


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Parent to Parent of Georgia
Providing support and information to parents of children with disabilities.


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Recording for the Blind & Dislexic Online Catalog
An 83,000 title library of taped textbooks, reference and professional materials for people who cannot read standard print because of a disability.

Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society (RESNA)
RESNA is an interdisciplinary association of people with a common interest in technology and disability to improve the potential of people with disabilities to achieve their goals through the use of technology.

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


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Shepherd Center Benefits Navigator
Benefits Planning Assistance and Outreach to people between the ages of 14 and 65 who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), or both which is based on a medical condition. This service provides comprehensive Benefits Counseling in order to assist the recipient or beneficiary make informed decisions on their road to economic self sufficiency.

SHG Resources
Resource list of disability organizations throughout the United States

Siblings with Disabilities

Social Security Administration

Southeast Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center (DBTAC)
One of 10 regional resource centers in the nation that serves as a one stop center on the Americans with Disabilities Act and accessible information technology in educational settings.

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

Speech and Language Disorders
A library of pointers to resources and information on the Internet relevant to speech-language disorders and differences.


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A one-stop resource for information on Assistive Technology (AT) designed to accommodate people with disabilities in the workplace and in everyday life activities.

TETRA (do it yourself devices)
Workshop Solutions is 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.

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

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


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United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Administration on Developmental Disabilities
Providing information to making a difference in the lives of people with developmental disabilities.

UW-Stout Research and Training Center
The goal of the Research and Training Center is to improve employment outcomes and self-sufficiency of persons with disabilities served by community-based rehabilitation programs.


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


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Yahoo's Disability Resources
View the set of www sites listed by Yahoo (the famous search tool) as related to disability issues.