Disabilities

Disability Resources

Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund Inc – 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.

Americans with Disabilities Act FAQ

ADA Web Search Portal

ADA Library – provides a wealth of hard-to-find documents on disability law as well as links to other related sites.

National Assistive Technology Advocacy Project

New York Assistive Technology Advocacy Project

Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc (NLS) is a not-for-profit agency located in Buffalo, New York. NLS provides free legal services to persons with low-income and persons with disabilities. It also provides a wide range of technical assistance and support services, primarily under its disability-related grants. While the majority of its services are provided within Erie County, New York, NLS also provides disability-related services for all of Western New York and operates both a Statewide and National Assistive Technology Advocacy Project to assist persons with disabilities and the advocates and agencies that serve them.

U.S. Department of Justice Americans with Disabilities Act

Commission on Mental & Physical Disability Law – American Bar Association

DisabilityResources – People with disabilities are also entitled to good jobs. These U.S. Department of Labor help people with disabilities seek meaningful work.

DisabilityResources – U.S. Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy

Disability Resource Community is a platform designed for people with disabilities, their family members and caregivers to ask questions, share resources and build community around the things that matter most.

The Council for Disability Rights

American for Disabled for Attendant Programs Today – Provides legal news updates on issues of importance to persons with disabilities. Includes press releases and links to discussion groups.

Accessology, Inc.

American Sign Language – Basic dictionary of ASL terms

Center For Applied Special Technology

The National Rehabilitation Information Center

RVL S.C.O.R.E. International

Kessler Institue for Rehabiliation

Disabled American Veterans

Paralyzed Veterans of America

Buy Sell or Rent Wheelchair Vans

 

Disability Publications

Ability

Life on Wheels

Mainstream- Magazine of the Able-Disabled

New Mobility

Paraplegia News for better wheelchair living

 

Spinal Cord Injury Support Groups

Ability Forum

AbilityHub.com

AccessLife

Family Friendly Fun and Life Resources  

Institute for Human Development

Joni & Freinds – The Disability Outreach of Joni Erickson Tada

National Spinal Cord Injury Association

    NSCIA State Chapters

Paralyzed Veterans of America

PVA State Chapters

The Reeve Foundation Peer & Family Support Program(PFSP) – peer to peer mentoring program for people with a spinal cord injury. Find local and national resources. The PFSP matches you with a mentor of a similar age, location, type of paralysis, length of paralysis, etc., allowing you to gain valuable insight into the life experiences of the mentor.

Inspired Spinal Cord Injury Support Community – A forum for members to discuss anything related to spinal cord injuries. Members include survivors, spouses, family members, caretakers, and others. Founded by SCI survivors.

Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Ontario – Peer support program offering access to trained volunteers who are able to answer questions from experience.

National Spinal Cord Injury Association – A list of chapters sharing the same beliefs and promote independence, recovery, and healthy living for people with spinal cord injuries.

Disability Rights Law

A Guide to Disability Rights Law Website

A Guide to Disability Rights Law Document

 

Financial Aid

Financial Aid for Students With Intellectual Disabilities

Aid for Students With Disabilities

 

Sports

Camp Loyaltown for children with disabilities

Shake-A-Leg

Sports ‘N Spokes

Adaptive Sports USA

Disabled Sports USA

Wheelchair Sports Federation 

List of websites for various wheelchair sports

 

 

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