www.azdesertsage.com - Resource for women with disabilities
www.familyvillage.wisc.edu - Family Village is a clearinghouse of information on a wide variety of disability topics.
DisabilityInfo.gov - a new, comprehensive web site that provides online access to information and resources for people with disabilities. Provides access to disability-related information and programs available across the government on numerous subjects, including civil rights, education, employment, housing, health, income support, technology, transportation, and community life.
www.adainfo.org - Americans with Disabilities information page.
www.advocacyinc.org - Good general website with useful links.
www.HEATH.gwu.edu - National clearing house on post-secondary education for individuals with disabilities.
ncddr.org - National Center for the Dissemination of Disability Research.
www.ncd.gov - National Council on Disability.
www.sath.org- Society for Accessible Travel & Hospitality
www.nod.org - the National Organization on Disability
www.autismasperger.org - an Autism Asperger Resource Center at the University of Kansas Medical Center
www.towson.edu/~bhalle/disable.html (many links to media resources)
www.finaid.org/otheraid/disabled.phtml - A Student Guide to Financial Aid.
www.washington.edu/doit/Brochures/Academics/financial-aid.html- Funding Strategies for Students with Disabilities from DO-IT
www.netac.rit.edu - Includes an online resource of scholarships and financial aid information from the Northeast Technical Assistance Center (NETAC). Click on "Financing Your Education."
www.ahfinfo.com/ahfinfo/academic_scholarships.html - for Hemophilia and Bleeding Disorders
www.patientadvocate.org - scholarships for students under 25 that are or have been diagnosed with cancer or a critical or life-threatening disease.
www.factorsupport.com/scholarships.htm- scholarships for women and men with Hemophilia or von Willebrand Disease.
www.sertoma.org - scholarships to cover tuition, books and supplies. Applicant must be hard of hearing or Deaf, or have a communicative disorder.
www.epilepsy-scholarship.com - for students with epilepsy, aid through Pfizer.
www.researchautism.org/news/otherevents/Scholarship.asp - Scholarship for college students with Autism or Asperger's Syndrome.
http://www.dbida.org/scholarships.html - scholarships for Reading Therapy.
Proyecto Vision - extensive lists of scholarships and internships for students with disabilities. The scholarship list is located at: http://www.proyectovision.net/english/opportunities/scholarships.html
Scholarships for deaf and hard of hearing students:
ADAPTIVE MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
www.abledata.com - Able Data is a clearinghouse of information on adaptive materials, technology, and resources. Has information on 26,000 products.
www.trace.wisc.edu - Information about making computers and information technologies more accessible. Includes Microsoft Accessibility homepage.
www.specialneedscenter.com - Assistive devices for mobility, deafness, and visual impairments.
www.bmtfoundation.com/grants - The Beaumont Foundation - for computer grants. Or call 1-866-505-2677 for more information.
www.do-it.com/ - DO-IT (Disabilities Opportunities Internetworking Technology) - College of Engineering/Computing & Communications, University of Washington, 4545 15th Ave., Rm. 206, Seattle, WA 98105-4507, (206) 685-3648 (V/TT) 685-4054 (F), A program to increase opportunities for disabled young people to get involved in science and increase their options in life through the use of technology.
www.rfbd.org/membership-individual.htm - Recordings for the Blind and Dyslexics offers free membership to individuals with certified print disabilities. Provides access to the entire library of more than 55,000 audio textbooks and literature titles for research and leisure reading.
www.thecoaches.com - Personal Coaching resource.
www.jobaccess.org - For people with disabilities: Search for jobs, add resume.
janweb.icdi.wvu.edu - Job Accommodation Network: an international toll-free consulting service that provides information about job accommodations and the employability of persons with disabilities. Phone number 800-232-9675.
www.washington.edu/doit/Careers - Help with planning careers including ADA information.
www.dol.gov/odep/ - Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP).
www.hiredeaf.com - This site currently has over 1000 jobs posted. Most of them are related to education and social services.
www.bu.edu/cpr/reasaccom/ - Reasonable accommodation for employers and educators
www.aaas.org/careercenter/ - Advancing Science, Serving Society
www.cosdonline.org - Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities
www.bls.gov/bls/jobshome.htm - Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Discussion group for teachers with disabilities. The purpose of the discussion is to share information about problems and solutions regarding teaching with a disability, to give and receive support, and to provide some guidance for disabled persons who wish to pursue a teaching career. To subscribe, send an e-mail message to: firstname.lastname@example.org. In the body of the message type: subscribe DATEACH (Do not include a "signature block"). The address for posting to the group is: email@example.com.
Proyecto Vision - extensive lists of scholarships and internships for students with disabilities. The internship list is located at: http://www.proyectovision.net/english/opportunities/internships.html
www.nbdc.com National Business & Disability Council's National Resume Database(s). For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org; or call 516.465.1519.
www.ldonline.org - Interactive guide to learning disabilities with online support group.
www.ldanatl.org - Learning Disabilities Association.
www.schwablearning.com - Website for learning disabilities with links.
www.pclda.org - the Park Cities Learning Disabilities Association is a not-for-profit organization made up of volunteers. Its mission is "advocating for the education and well being of children who learn differently".
www.interdys.org - International Dyslexia Information.
International Dyslexia Association: 1-800-ABC-D123; Dallas: 972-233-9107
Support Group Dallas Adult Dyslexic Information Group
Meets: 1st Tuesday each month except December
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Place: Epworth Hall, Rm 218, Christ Family Ctr,
Lovers Lane United Methodist Church
9200 Inwood Road (NW Hwy @ Inwood Rd.)
Purpose: To provide an atmosphere of peer encouragement, sharing, information, and resources for people with learning differences.
www.aapd-dc.org - AAPD (American Association of People with Disabilities), 1819 H. St. NW, Suite 330, Washington, DC 20006, 202-457-8168, organization positioned to serve disabled people in the manner of AARP; group insurance options available, in addition to a collective national voice for the community, by the community.
www.design.ncsu.edu/cud/ - Center for Universal Design, College of Design, North Carolina State University, 515-3082 or 800-467-6777. Started through the vision of the late Ron Mace, FAIA, named one of the 100 Most Influential People in North Carolina in the 20th Century by the News & Observer in August of 1999. His vision was "designing for all ages and abilities throughout the lifespan" and it is now being talked about in educational circles, as well as embraced world-wide by designers of all kinds.
www.ncd.gov - National Council on Disabilities - 1331 F. St. N.W., Suite 1050, Washington, DC, (202) 272-2004 (V), (202) 929-2074 (TT), 202-274-2022 (F). The NCD works with the President and Congress to increase the inclusion, independence, and empowerment of all Americans with disabilities.
www.notdeadyet.org - Not Dead Yet - National organization that seeks to educate the country about the dangers of "Physician Assisted Suicides" for disabled people.
www.sabeusa.org - SABE USA (Self-Advocates Becoming Empowered, USA) - national self-advocacy group for people with cognitive disabilities.
www.disstudies.org - Society for Disability Studies (SDS) - Dept. of Disability and Human Development, University of Illinois at Chicago (MC 626), 1640 W. Roosevelt Rd., Chicago, IL 60608; 312-996-4664 (V/TTY). An academic, professional and educational organization committed to developing theoretical and practical knowledge about disability and to promoting the full and equal participation of disabled people in society.
www.wid.org - World Institute on Disability- 510 16th St., Suite 100, Oakland, CA, 510-763-4100, international organization that does research on disability issues. Started by Ed Roberts, another MacArthur Genius Award winner and Judy Heumann, former Under-Secretary of the US Department of Education who is now heading the World Bank's efforts to include disability issues in international development planning.
www.vsarts.org - VSA Arts - 1300 Connecticut Ave., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20036, 202-628-2800. This organization supports and promotes disabled artists around the world and the development of disability culture through artistic expression.
http://weconnectnow.wordpress.com/ - Connecting college students with disabilities through blogs, legal resources, and career resources.
ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER
www.add.org National ADD Association.
www.addvance.com Women with ADD.
www.adda-sr.org ADD Association with links to resources such as books, tapes, support groups
ADD Treatment and Research Center 214-980-7488
Support Group Dallas ADD Adults
Meets 2nd & 4th Thursday 7:00-8:30
Presbyterian Hospital Southeast Conf. Room
8200 Walnut Hill Lane, Dallas, TX
www.addresources.org - A national non-profit organization for people with ADD with many free articles by national ADHD authorities as well as adults with ADD. Includes a number of article for parents, hosts the National ADHD Directory which has over 550 service providers listed, and publishes a free monthly eNews with free access to lending library of books, audiotapes and videos on ADHD in children, adolescents and adults.
www.nimh.nih.gov/publicat/adhd.cfm#adult - "Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder" on the National Institute of Mental Health website. Has a particular section devoted to "Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Adults"
www.bu.edu/cpr/jobschool/index.html -comprehensive, practical suggestions helpful for students, faculty and employers on "Handling Your Mental Illness at Work and School"
www.mindfreedom.org - Support Coalition International, international organization of psychiatric survivors who are working for human rights and freedom from coercive mental health treatment.
www.afb.org American Federation for the Blind
www.acb.org American Council for the Blind - Ph (817) 244-9620
www.nfb.org National Federation of the Blind
www.nfb-texas.org - Texas Division of National Federation of the Blind - Ph (214) 360-9696 or (512) 323-5444
www.rfbd.org Readings for the Blind and Dyslexic - has links to sites for many disabilities, including adaptive technology Talking Book Program: 1-800-252-9605. No cost loan program for recorded books.
www.blind.net General information and links.
www.hicom.net/~oedipus/blind.html Blindness-related resources on the web and beyond.
www.deafspot.net - A web portal site with links and information.
www.handspeak.com - The exploration of imagery language and visual communication, cultures and arts.
www.zak.co.il/deaf-info/old/tty_faq.html - The Text Telephone FAQ.
www.zak.co.il/deaf-info/old/index.html - Deaf Info Website.
www.cfv.org - Free-loan, open-captioned videos; for more information, phone 800-237-6213 (VOICE): 800-237-6819 (TTY), or send e-mail to email@example.com.
www.newmobility.com - Chat, bookstore, magazine, message board, and links.
www.AbleProject.org - a non-profit organization designed to empower people with disabilities to easily find and obtain mobility and assistive products that support them in living a more independent life.
Mobility International USA (MIUSA) - 514-343-1284 (V/TDD) or firstname.lastname@example.org, MIUSA organizes international exchange programs for people with disabilities in many parts of the world. Accommodations and financial aid available on a case by case basis. The director, Susan Sygall, a woman with a spinal cord injury, won a MacArthur Genius Award for her work!
www.4woman.gov National Women's Health Information Center
www.rxoutreach.com - Rx Outreach is a clearing house for pharmaceutical companies to provide medications for low income folks.
www.NeedyMeds.com - a matching program for Patient Assist programs run by drug companies.