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Disability Resources

ADA | Section 504 & Section 508 | Legal Rights | Advocacy Groups | Disability Resources
Blind & Low Vision
| Deaf & Hard of Hearing | Developmental Disabilities | Learning Disabilities | Pain Sufferers | Universal Design & Assistive Technology | Education & Employment | National Voter Registration Act (NVRA)

Americans with Disabilities Act

ADA Homepage - Information and Technical Assistance on the ADA

The Consumer Law Page - Understanding the ADA: Questions and Answers

 

Section 504 and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 - Nondiscrimination under Federal Grants and Programs

Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, Amended in 1998 - Accessible electronic and information technologies

Legal Rights

Disability Resources Monthly - Legal rights information

U.S. Department of Justice - Legal rights information for disabled people and communities

 

Disability Advocacy Groups

Advocacy Consortium for College Students with Disabilities

ADAWatch

American Foundation for the Blind

Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities

Protection & Advocacy - Association of federally mandated programs

The Council for Disability Rights

 

General Disability Resources

DAWWN - Links to disability resources and information, including assistive technology

Family Village - A global community of disability-related resources

Esmerel's Collection of Disability Resources - Links to a wide range of disability information including adaptive technology, blindness, deafness, and specific disability resources

Disability Resources - Links to information on specific disabilities and resources

Disability Resources Monthly - Links to resources on a variety of disability-related topics

Disability Resource Guide - Links to Disability Rights and Accessibility/Adaptive Technology

Refinance and Mortgage Guide

 

Blind and Low Vision Resources

Louis Database of Accessible Materials for the Blind

National Federation of the Blind - Information and resources

Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic - National educational library for people with print disabilities

 

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Resources

National Center on Deafness - Includes an electronic newsletter

PEPNet Resource Center - Provides information and technical assistance for institutions serving people who are deaf or hard of hearing

 

Developmental Disabilities

DDRC - Information and help for people with mental retardation, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, and Down Syndrome

National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities - Information and resources

New York State Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities - Information and resources

 

Learning Disability Resources

LD Resources - Information, learning strategies, and assistive technology for people with LD

Roads to Learning - Public Libraries' Learning Disabilities Initiative. Information and resources

 

Pain Sufferers Resources

Chronic Pain Forum - Links to pain and disability resources, email lists for chronic pain sufferers

 

Universal Design and Assistive Technology

U.S. Access Board - Accessibility guideline, standards, technical assistance, and information

People with Special Needs - Apple Computer website featuring assistive technology and services for disabled people

The Trace Center - Information on assistive technology and universal design

Disability Resource Guide - Links to Disability Rights and Accessibility/Adaptive Technology

 

Education/Employment Resources

disABILITY - Created by the Presidential Task Force on the employment of people with disabilities. Information on services that the government provides

DO-IT Program - Program for people with disabilities who are pursuing academics and careers

University/Education Disability Resources - Links to information on education, job training, and career opportunities for persons with disabilities


Voter Registration Information

National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) - Register to vote at Broome Community College, the DMV, and a number of other sites in New York State