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The Advocates for Children - provides information concerning the New York school system and students' educational entitlements.

The Australian Association of Special Education Inc. (AASE) is a broad-based non-categorical association concerned with all who have special education needs.

A.H.E.A.D. = Association for Higher Education Access and Disability. AHEAD is an independent voluntary organisation working to promote improved access for persons with disabilities to Third Level Education in Ireland, North and South.

Americans with Disabilities Act Document Center: ADA Statute, Regulations, Guidelines, Federally Reviewed Tech Sheets

Apple's Disability Web Site - Apple’s commitment to accessibility is evident throughout the Mac OS X operating system which is by design, easy to use, but also includes a wide variety of features and technologies specifically designed to provide accessibility to users with disabilities.

The Assistive Technology Funding and Systems Change Project provides assistive technology funding and systems change information to individuals with disabilities, family members, parents, community-based organizations and State Protection and Advocacy agencies.

Bookshare.org The Bookshare.org library provides print disabled people in the United States with legal access to over 41,000 books and 150 periodicals that are converted to Braille, large print or digital formats for text to speech audio.

Buy Accessible Wizard is a tool to facilitate compliance with the requirements of Section 508 at GSA.gov. BuyAccessible.gov is committed to providing access to our websites for all visitors with disabilities. To meet this commitment, we comply with the requirements of Section 508 -Section 508 (29 U.S.C. 794d) requires that individuals with disabilities, who are federal employees or members of the public seeking information or services from federal websites have access to and use of information and data that is comparable to the information provided to federal employees or the public who are not individuals with disabilities, unless an undue burden would be imposed.

Charge Syndrome is a recognizable (genetic) pattern of birth defects which occurs in about one in every 9-10,000 births worldwide. It is an extremely complex syndrome, involving extensive medical and physical difficulties that differ from child to child.

CHARGE Syndrome Foundation

Educators Information on CHARGE

Foundation Newsletter

Medicine - CHARGE Syndrome : Article

CHARGE Association

National Organization for Rare Disorders:CHARGE

Charge Syndrome: A Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, And Annotated Research Guide To Internet References (Paperback)

College Support for Students with Disabilities
at the Center for Online Education 

Cornucopia of Disability Information is a vast treasure trove of documents related to disability.

The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives, an independent non-profit organization of more than 175 pre-eminent neuroscientists, including 6 Nobel Laureates, recommends the Internet sites reviewed below as helpful resources for people concerned about brain diseases and disorders.

Disabled Peoples' International: promotes the human rights of people with disabilities through full participation, equalization of opportunity and development.

Disabled Rights Activist's group Public Policy, Legislative and Action Alerts for the Disability Community

Disability Rights Advocates - DRA is a non-profit law firm dedicated to protecting and advancing the civil rights of people with disabilities. DRA advocates for disability rights through high-impact litigation, as well as research and education.

Disability Data Tables contained in this site were obtained from various sources (referenced with each table). They are organized and maintained by the International Center for Disability Information (ICDI).

Discover Technology specializing in technology access for people with physical and mental challenges. Discover Technology is a progressive company specializing in Internet and computer activities for the general public with special interest in providing services to persons who are physically or mentally challenged.

EASI: Equal Access to Software & Information: People with disabilities must have the same access to information and resources as everyone else.

Fibromyalgia Resource Information: Fact Page and basic information about Fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is a painful, complex and perplexing medical condition. It is painful because it is characterized by stifness and tender points that occur in the muscle areas of the hips, shoulders, neck, and spine. It is complex because, in addition to causing general and specific pain, its symptoms include fatigue, difficulties with sleep, anxiety, and stomach related (gastrointestinal) problems.

Finland's National Association of the Disabled

Finland´s National Association of Sports for Disabled

Hear Our Voices is a nonpublic, nonprofit, multicultural school
providing quality treatment, education and mentoring serving all five boroughs of New York. They offer a broad spectrum of science-based education and therapy programs to children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and related disabilities in a warm and nurturing environment.

IBM Special Needs Solutions

The Institute on Community Integration (INICO) is the only Institute in the University of Salamanca, and in the Spanish society devoted to the disabled people. The mission of the INICO is to undertake specialized research and training activities, and to offer technical support that promotes, increases and facilitates living conditions for disadvantaged people in different contexts through their life-span.

International Center for Disability Resources on the Internet Founded in 1998, The International Center for Disability Resources on the Internet (ICDRI) is a non-profit center based in the United States and designated as a 501 (c)(3) entity. Our overarching vision is the equalization of opportunities for persons with disabilities. As an internationally recognized public policy center organized by and for people with disabilities, ICDRI seeks to increase opportunities for people with disabilities by identifying barriers to participation in society and promoting best practices and universal design for the global community.

Job Accommodation Network 800-526-7234 (V) 877-781-9403 (TTY) Welcome to JAN, a free consulting service designed to increase the employability of people with disabilities by: 1) providing individualized worksite accommodations solutions, 2) providing technical assistance regarding the ADA and other disability related legislation, and 3) educating callers about self-employment options.

Learning Ally formally Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic, a nonprofit volunteer organization, is the nation's educational library serving people who cannot effectively read standard print because of visual impairment, dyslexia, or other physical disability.

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities NICHCYa center that provides information to the nation on: disabilities in children and youth; programs and services for infants, children, and youth with disabilities; IDEA, the nation's special education law; No Child Left Behind, the nation's general education law; and research-based information on effective practices for children with disabilities.

Our Kids: A web page devoted to raising kids with special needs.

Paciello Group We help achieve end-to-end accessibility in your organization’s websites, applications and processes. Our consulting services include accessibility testing and evaluation, WCAG/Section 508 compliance audits, VPAT analysis and production, training, user testing and research, design reviews and strategic planning to embed accessible user experience into all aspects of your product development lifecycle.

ReadHowYouWant.com provides books in large type, audio—MP3 and Daisy, e-books, and Braille as well as special print formats for macular degeneration and dyslexia. They have over 1,000 titles available in large type.

Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) oversees formula and discretionary grant programs that help individuals with physical or mental disabilities to obtain employment and live more independently through the provision of such supports as counseling, medical and psychological services, job training and other individualized services.

Section 508 Web Site - Using this web site, Federal employees and the public can access resources for understanding and implementing the requirements of Section 508 at GSA.gov

Social Security Disability Secrets The purpose of this site is to distribute information that, typically, is impossible to get from the person taking your claim for SSD and SSI benefits. In essence, applying for disability and SSI benefits might as well be a secret process since Social Security does not try to make this information clear or even understandable.

Social Security Disability SSI Blog

Special Education Resources on the Internet (SERI) is a collection of Internet accessible information resources of interest to those involved in the fields related to Special Education

 

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