This corporation creates opportunities for people with disabilities to show their skills and talents as volunteers, mentors and employees.
This publishing company has many books written by disability activists.
|American Association on Health and Disability|
This organization promotes health and wellness for persons with disabilities of all ages. It has a website with a lot of information.
|American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR)|
ANCOR is the national association of private providers who offer services and supports to people with disabilities.
|APSE (Association of People Supporting Employment First)|
This organization focuses on ways to help people with disabilities get community-based jobs and advance in their careers.
|Asset Based Community Development Institute (ABCD Institute)|
This University-based Institute provides practical resources and tools for community builders. It shares the ideas of John L. McKnight and John Kretzmann.
|Association for Talent Development |
This is the world's leading professional association and resource on workplace learning and performance issues.
|Association of University Centers on Disability (AUCD)|
A national organization for the university centers which engage in research and education about a wide variety of disabilities issues.
|Autism Asperger Publishing Company|
This publishing company specializes in materials about autism spectrum disorders.
A national resource center on Autism.
|Autism Research Institute|
This research institute provides a variety of research, information and resources on autism for individuals, families and providers around the world.
|Autism Society of America|
This national organization is dedicated to increasing public awareness about autism. It provides information, education, and advocacy.
|Autism Society of Minnesota|
This organization provides social skills classes, therapists, trainings, education, and resources to Minnesotans on the spectrum and their families.
This national organization has three main purposes. It provides services, conducts research, and provides advocacy, all to make life better for people on the Autism spectrum.
|BC Coalition of People with Disabilities|
This organization provides advocacy information and services for people with disabilities.
|Center for Autism and Related Disabilities|
A university-affiliated resource center at the University at Albany (CARD - Albany) that brings research and practice together in community settings.
|Center for Persons with Disabilities|
This is Utah's University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities. It is located at Utah State University.
|Centers for Independent Living|
This product is community centers that exist all around the United States, and World to assist persons with disabilities to leave institutions and live independently in the community. They are run by people with disabilities.
|Centre for Disability Studies|
The Centre for Disability Studies is a non profit organization in Sydney, Australia that provides information and research on disability.
This agency uses Circles of Support to help people who are isolated or at risk of isolation. It is located in the United Kingdom.
|Collaboration to Promote Self-Determination|
This is an advocacy network of 22 organizations. They are working to assure that all people with disabilities have the chance to work and save money.
|Collaborative on Faith and Disability|
This Collaborative brings together many researchers and others interested in supporting inclusive faith communities. Their website has many free, downloadable resources.
|Community Education Network on Disability|
This is a network of community education programs serving adults with disabilities in Minnesota.
|Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD)|
An organization based in Washington, DC that coordinates efforts among many disability advocacy organizations.
|Denver Metro Community Parent Resource Center|
This organization supports parents from under-represented groups in understanding their child's disability. It provides them with information so they can become stronger advocates.
|Developmental Disabilities Nurses Association|
This association provides education, support, and advocacy for nurses who support persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
|Developmental Disabilities Training Institute|
This agency provides training on Person-Centered Thinking and other topics. It is located in North Carolina
|EAD & Associates, LLC|
This agency helps state and local emergency management systems include the needs of people with disabilities in their plans. They also provide training for provider agencies and people with disabilities.
|Empowerment Network Unlimited, Inc.|
This organization provides training, assistance with grant writing, and other services to help those supporting people with disabilities.
The Epilepsy Foundation is a national, charitable organization, founded in 1968 as the Epilepsy Foundation of America that is dedicated to the welfare of people with epilepsy.
This organization is a leading distributor of new film and video works on the social issues of our time. They have many films on people with disabilities.
|Future Horizons, INC.|
This publishing organization shares information about Autism. It also provides workshops, and has a magazine.
|Global Down Syndrome Foundation|
An organization that seeks to improve the lives of people with Down syndrome through research, medical care, education and advocacy.
|Good Life Networks|
This family-led initiative helps people with disabilities create friendships and relationships in the community. It is located in Cincinnati, Ohio.
|Inclusion Research Institute|
A research and information center that shares ideas about recent innovations promoting the inclusion of persons with disabilities in all types of settings.
This service provider in Washington D.C. does a great job helping people find community jobs.
|Minnesota Association of Centers for Independent Living (MACIL)|
MACIL is an organization dedicated to providing information about independent living and services available to Minnesotans that are provided by Minnesota's eight Centers for Independent Living (CILs).
|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.
|Museum of disAbility History|
Museum in Buffalo, New York with a collection of disability history.
|National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP)|
A national organization of direct support professionals (DSPs) in the United States. It helps DSPs in many ways, such as providing trainings and helping DSPs connect with each other.
|National Alliance on Mental Illness|
This organization advocates and educates across the US to help people with mental health disabilities.
|National Association for Down Syndrome|
This organization is for individuals with down sydrome and their families.
|National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities|
This association supports and assists the 56 individual Councils on Developmental Disabilities around the United States.
|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 Center for Accessible Media|
This organization works to make sure that media and technology is fully accessible to people with disabilities.
|National Center on Disability and Journalism|
This organization provides support and guidance for reporters as they cover news about people with disabilities.
|National Disability Institute|
The mission of this Institute is to build a better economic future for 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 Down Syndrome Congress|
This organization promotes the interests of persons with Down syndrome and their families. It does this through advocacy, public awareness, and information dissemination on all aspects of Down syndrome.
|National Down Syndrome Society|
A national organization for persons with Down Syndrome and their families
|National Fragile X Foundation|
This is an organization for people interested in Fragile X syndrome.
|National Organization on Disability (NOD)|
The mission of The National Organization on Disability (N.O.D.) is to expand the participation and contribution of Americaís 54 million men, women and children with disabilities in all aspects of life.
|National Resource Center on ADHD|
This organization shares for and about people with ADHD. They have a great website and an office near Washington, D.C.
|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.
|Peak Parent Center|
An organization especially for family members of persons with developmental disabilities that offers many publications and information
This program helps students with intellectual and developmental disabilities transition from school to work with training.
|Pueblo Developmental Disabilities/Mental Health Consortium|
This program seeks to prevent persons from becoming involved in the criminal justice system.
|Pyramid Inc. Art Program|
This employment provider offers arts program for adults with developmental disabilities. They have classes in visual and performing arts, as well as computers and nutrition.
This agency provides advocacy services for people with developmental disabilities in Washington DC.
This program supports grassroots efforts at inclusion in the state of Georgia.
This company sells images of people with disabilities in everyday life. The photos show people with disabilities, at work, at play, and with friends.
|Reinventing Quality Conference|
This national conference shares the best of what is happening in services for people with disabilities. It happens every two years and attracts a wide variety of audiences.
|Rocky Mountain Down Syndrome Association|
This organization provides support, educational events, and social events for people with Down syndrome and their families.
|Selective Mutism Foundation|
This organization advocates for those who cannot speak in social settings. This disability makes it difficult to do things like have friends, go to school, and have a job.
|Sibling Leadership Network|
This is a national organization that helps siblings of people with disabilities find information and support.
This company provides person-centered resources for those who support people with disabilities.
TASH is a professional organization that advocates for the full rights of people with disabilities.
|Technical Assistance and Continuing Education Centers|
These regional Centers provide support to state Vocational Rehabilitation agencies and their community partners.
|The American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD)|
AAIDD is the oldest and largest organization of professionals interested in developmental disabilities. AAIDD is known for high quality publications, and national and regional conference that bring together people interested in developmental disabilities.
The Arc of the United States is an organization that advocates for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
|The Burton Blatt Institute (BBI)|
This university center does research and outreach to promote the civic, economic, and social participation of people with disabilities around the world.
|The Center on Human Policy (UCEDD)|
This is a policy, research, and advocacy organization involved in the national movement to insure the rights of people with disabilities.
|The Cerebral Palsy Group|
This is a national network of people who have cerebral palsy.
|The Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL)|
A system for accrediting agencies based on outcomes in the lives of people who receive services.
|The HSC Foundation|
An organization that works to improve services for youth and young adults with disabilities and chronic illness.
|The Inclusion Network Toronto Summer Institute|
This annual conference is held in Toronto. It provides classes, seminars and activities about community inclusion and person-centered planning.
|The International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC)|
This is an organization that works to improve the lives of people who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). It works in countries all around the world.
|The IOD Bookstore|
An online bookstore from the University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability (UCEDD). There are many resources available for free or at a very low cost.
|The National Association of QDDPs|
This membership organization has resources for those who manage programs. It holds an annual conference and has a training program.
|The National Council on Independent Living (NCIL)|
A national organization run by and for people with disabilities. It works to advance independent living and the rights of people with disabilities in the United States.
|The National Leadership Consortium|
This Center develops the future national leaders who will assure people with disabilities receive quality services and live quality lives.
|The President's Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities|
An advisory committee to the President of the United States on issues of people who have intellectual disabilities.
|The Washington Initiative for Supported Employment|
This organization works to create new job opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities in Washington State.
|Training Resource Network|
This company offers online training, as well as a few downloadable resources to encourage quality employment and full community inclusion for persons with developmental disabilities.
|United Cerebral Palsy (UCP)|
The website of United Cerebral Palsy (UCP), a national advocacy organization. This website includes background information about UCP, and also much news about national news affecting persons with cerebral palsy and other developmental disabilities.
|We Connect Now|
This organization is for college students who have disabilities.
|Women With Disabilities Australia|
This Australian organization is run by and for women with disabilities. Its website has many articles and networking opportunities.
|World Institute on Disability|
An internationally recognized public policy center organized by and for people with disabilities. WIDís programs address employment, economic development and financial stability issues.
This is a network of eight service providers in New York and New Jersey that support people with intellectual and/or other developmental disabilities.
|Youth Transitions Collaborative|
This is a partnership of several regional and national organizations. All are focused on supporting youth who have disabilities with transitions to independence.