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Disability and Rehabilitation Resources

ADA Disability & Business Technical Assistance Program
401 North Washington Street
Suite 450
Rockville,  MD  20805
Tel: 800-949-4232; 301-217-0124
Fax: 301-217-0754

Description: Provides information, guidance and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), tailored to meet the needs of business, government and individuals at local, regional and national levels.

American Association on Health and Disability
110 N. Washington Street
Suite 328-J
Rockville,  MD  20850
Tel: 301-545-6140
Fax: 301-545-6144

Description: A cross-disability national non-profit 501(c)(3) organization committed to promoting health and wellness initiatives for children and adults with disabilities; specifically dedicated to integrating public health and disability into the overall public health agenda.

Disability Resources
Four Glatter Lane
Centereach,  NY  11720-1032
Tel: 631-585-0290
Fax: same

Description: Non-profit organization that works to promote and improve awareness, availability, and accessibility of information to help people with disabilities live, learn, work, and play independently. Disseminates information through a newsletter, a guide to toll-free telephone resources, a website, and other tools.

Disabled American Veterans
PO Box 14301
Cincinnati,  OH  45250-0301
Tel: 877-I AM A Vet (877-426-2838); 859-441-7300

Description: Works to better the lives of disabled veterans and their families by providing assistance in obtaining benefits and services earned through military service.

Disabled Sports USA
451 Hungerford Drive
Suite 100
Rockville,  MD  20850
Tel: 301-217-0960
Fax: 301-217-0968

Description: Member of the U.S. Olympic Committee that provides sports rehabilitation programs for individuals with physical disabilities and provides training and competition for athletes with disabilities who compete in Paralympic Games.

Easter Seals
233 South Wacker Drive
Suite 2400
Chicago,  IL  60606
Tel: 312-726-6200; 800-221-6827
Fax: 312-726-1494

Description: Provides services to help children and adults with disabilities and/or special needs as well as support to their families. Supports the National AgrAbility Project, a program for farmers, ranchers, and farm workers with disabilities.

Exceptional Parent Magazine [Disability Resource]
6 Pickwick Lane
Woodcliff Lake,  NJ  07677
Tel: 800-EPARENT (372-7368)
Fax: 201-746-0179

Description: Magazine that provides information, support, ideas, encouragement, and outreach for parents and families of children with disabilities and the professionals who work with them.

HEATH Resource Center The George Washington University
2134 G Street, NW
Washington,  DC  20052
Tel: 202-973-0904 ; 800-544-3284
Fax: 202-994-3365

Description: National clearinghouse on postsecondary education for individuals with disabilities. Serves as an information exchange resource for educational support services, policies, procedures, adaptations, and opportunities at American campuses, vocational-technical schools, and other postsecondary training entities.

Independent Living Research Utilization (ILRU)
TIRR Memorial hermann Research Hospital
1233 Moursund
Houston,  TX  77030
Tel: 713-520-0232; 713-520-5136 (TTY)
Fax: 713-520-5785

Description: National center for information, training, research, and technical assistance in independent living. Works to expand the body of knowledge on independent living and to promote utilization of results of research programs and demonstration projects.

MUMS National Parent-to-Parent Network [For Parents of Children With Disabilities]
150 Custer Court
Green Bay,  WI  54301-1243
Tel: 920-336-5333; 877-336-5333 (Parents only)
Fax: 920-339-0995

Description: Provides support to parents in the form of a networking system that matches them with other parents whose children have the same or similar condition.

National Center for Parents with Disabilities and their Families/Through the Looking Glass
3075 Adeline St.
Suite 120
Berkeley,  CA  94703
Tel: 800-644-2666; 510-848-1112
Fax: 510-848-4445

Description: Non-profit agency that provides services, information and referrals, consultation, training, materials, and research programs concerning families in which a parent, grandparent, or child has a disability or medical issue.

National Organization on Disability
77 Water Street
Suite 204
New York,  NY  10005
Tel: 646-505-1191

Description: Promotes the full and equal participation of America's 54 million men, women and children with disabilities in all aspects of life. Works to raise disability awareness and offers information and referrals.
150 N. Michigan Avenue
Suite 2100
Chicago,  IL  60601
Tel: 800-955-CHILD (2445)
Fax: 312-893-6621

Description: National non-profit organization trusted to assure the best for all babies' physical development by raising awareness about the gift of early detection, the promise of early therapy, and the benefits of tummy time. Trusted to assure the best for all babies physical development.

Post-Polio Health International
4207 Lindell Blvd.
St. Louis,  MO  63108-2930
Tel: 314-534-0475
Fax: 314-534-5070

Description: Works to enhance the lives and independence of polio survivors and ventilator users through education, advocacy, research, and networking programs.

Rehabilitation International
1 Liberty Plaza
Office 2542
New York,  NY  10006
Tel: 212-420-1500
Fax: 212-505-0871

Description: Global network of people with disabilities, service providers, researchers, government agencies, and advocates promoting and implementing the rights, inclusion, and rehabilitation of people with disabilities.

The Arc of the United States
1825 K Street, NW
Suite 1200
Washington,  DC  20006
Tel: 202-534-3700; 800-433-5255
Fax: 202-534-3731

Description: Promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.