|ADA Information Line for Documents and Questions|
This information line is a government service to answer questions about the Americans with Disabilities Act.
|Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities|
A federal agency that promotes person-centered services and supports for people with developmental disabilities. It works with and supports state agencies like developmental disabilities councils.
|Alliance for Full Participation|
A formal partnership of leading organizations serving the developmental disabilities field that share a common vision. Its intention is to help create a better and more fulfilling quality of life for people with developmental disabilities.
|Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)|
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recognized as the lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people.
|Disability Rights California|
An organization in California that advocates for people with disabilities. They seek to help Californians with disabilities move from institutions to the community.
|Equal Employment Opportunity Commission|
A government commission supporting people's employment rights.
|Minnesota State Council on Disability|
The Minnesota State Council on Disability is an organization that advocates on behalf of people with disabilities. They also advocate to the state legislature for this group as a whole.
|National Association of Developmental Disabilities Councils|
An association representing the 54 State and Territorial Councils on Developmental Disabilities.
|National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities|
Association of state developmental disabilities agencies
|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 Americans with disabilities.
|National Disability Rights Network|
The National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) is the nonprofit membership organization for the federally mandated Protection and Advocacy (P&A) Systems and Client Assistance Programs (CAP) for individuals with disabilities.
|National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)|
NIDRR conducts comprehensive and coordinated programs of research and related activities to assist in the achievement of the full inclusion, social integration, employment, and independent living of people with disabilities
|New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council (DDPC)|
The DD council for New York state. It seeks to improve the lives of people with disabilities in New York in the areas of community involvement, employment, recreation and housing.
|Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)|
ODEP, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, provides national leadership to increase employment opportunities for adults and youth with disabilities while striving to eliminate barriers to employment.
|Ohio Legal Rights Service|
An organization that protects and advocates for the rights of people with disabilities in the state of Ohio.
|Oregon Council on Developmental Disabilities|
A council that seeks to increase the independence, productivity, integration and inclusion of people with developmental disabilities in Oregon. It has some unique publications.
|The Legal Center|
An organization that protects and promotes the rights of people with disabilities in Colorado.
|University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service (UCEDD)|
UCEDD is an association of university-based programs that provide training and technical assistance concerning services for people with developmental disabilities.