Associations and Comprehensive Resources

Ability: Internet Index
http://www.ability.org.uk/index1.html
Online services and Internet index for individuals with disabilities.

AbleData
8630 Fenton St., Ste. 930
Silver Spring, MD 20910
800-227-0216 (toll free voice)
301-608-8912 (TTY)
301-608-8958 (fax)
abledata@macrointernational.com
http://www.abledata.com/

Information on assistive technology and disability issues in general. Sponsored by NIDRR and the U.S. Department of Education.

Access Board
1331 F St. N.W., Ste. 1000
Washington, DC 20004-1111
800-872-2253 (toll free voice)
800-993-2822 (toll free TTY)
202-272-0080 (voice)
202-272-0082 (TTY)
202-272-0081 (fax)
info@access-board.gov
http://www.access-board.gov/

Federal agency that enforces requirements for access to Federally-funded buildings and facilities, sets guidelines under the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, and other federal laws, and provides technical assistance and information.

AccessCollege
http://www.washington.edu/doit/Resources/postsec.html
Features websites for postsecondary educators, student services staff, employment personnel, students with disabilities, administrators, and campus-wide leaders.

AccessComputing
http://www.washington.edu/accesscomputing/
Resources on making computing departments and labs accessible to students and instructors with disabilities.

AccessDL
http://www.washington.edu/doit/Resources/accessdl.html
Resources on how to design distance learning courses that are accessible to students and instructors with disabilities.

AccessSTEM
http://www.washington.edu/doit/Stem/
A website where K-12 teachers, postsecondary educators, an employers learn to make classroom and employment opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics accessible to individuals with disabilities.

ADA—A Guide to Disability Rights Laws
U.S. Department of Justice
Civil Rights Division
950 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W.
Disability Rights Section - NYA
Washington, DC 20530
800-514-0301 (toll free voice)
800-514-0383 (toll free TTY)
202-307-1198 (fax)
http://www.ada.gov/cguide.htm
Overview of disability rights and legislation in the U.S.

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
3417 Volta Pl. N.W.
Washington, DC 20007
202-337-5220 (voice)
202-337-5221 (TTY)
202-337-8314 (fax)
http://www.agbell.org/
Resources for people who are deaf and/or hard of hearing.

American Academy of Audiology
11730 Plaza America Dr., Ste. 300
Reston, VA 20190
800-222-2336 (toll free voice)
703-790-8631 (fax)
http://www.audiology.org/
Audiology resources.

American Association of the Deaf-Blind (AADB)
8630 Fenton St., Ste. 121
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3803
301-495-4403 (voice)
301-495-4402 (TTY or Video Phone)
301-495-4404 (fax)
aadb-info@aadb.org
http://www.aadb.org/

A national consumer advocacy organization for people who have combined hearing and visual impairments.

American Council of the Blind (ACB)
2200 Wilson Blvd., Ste. 650
Arlington, VA 22201
800-424-8666 (toll free voice)
202-467-5081 (voice)
703-465-5085 (fax)
info@acb.org
http://www.acb.org/

An information referral and advocacy agency for people who are blind and visually impaired.

American Deafness and Rehabilitation Association (ADARA)
P.O. Box 480
Myersville, MD 21773
adaraorg@comcast.net
http://www.adara.org/
A network of professionals who serve people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

American Diabetes Association
1701 N Beauregard St.
Alexandria, VA 22311
800-342-2383 (toll free voice)
AskADA@diabetes.org
http://www.diabetes.org/

General information on diabetes.

American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)
2 Penn Plaza, Ste. 1102
New York, NY 10001
800-232-5463 (toll free voice)
212-502-7600(voice)
212-502-7662 (TTY)
212-502-7777 (fax)
afbinfo@afb.net
http://www.afb.org/

A national information and referral resource for people who are blind or visually impaired.

American Printing House for the Blind (APH)
1839 Frankfort Ave.
P.O. Box 6085
Louisville, KY 40206-0085
800-223-1839 (toll free voice)
502-895-2405 (voice)
502-899-2274 (fax)
info@aph.org
http://www.aph.org/

An organization that creates educational, workplace, and lifestyle products and services for people with visual impairments.

American Psychiatric Association
1000 Wilson Blvd., Ste. 1825
Arlington, VA 22209
888-357-7924 (toll free voice)
apa@psych.org
http://www.psych.org/

Information on the diagnosis and treatment of mental and emotional illness and disorders.

American Psychological Association (APA)
750 1st St. N.E.
Washington, DC 20002-4242
800-374-2721 (toll free voice)
202-336-5500 (voice)
202-336-6123 (TTY)
http://www.apa.org/
Information and resources for educators, parents, and students.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
2200 Research Blvd.
Rockville, MD 20850-3289
800-638-8255 (Non-Member toll free voice)
800-638-8255 (Public toll free voice)
301-296-8580 (fax) actioncenter@asha.org
http://www.asha.org/
Information and resources on speech, language, and hearing disorders.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
U.S. Department of Justice
Civil Rights Division
Disability Rights Section—NYA
950 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W.
Washington, DC 20530-0001
800-514-0301 (toll free voice)
800-514-0383 (toll free TTY)
202-307-1198 (fax)
http://www.ada.gov/
Information and technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA)
8730 Georgia Ave., Ste. 600
Silver Spring, MD 20910
240-485-1001 (voice)
240-485-1035 (fax)
information@adaa.org
http://www.adaa.org/

Information on the prevention and treatment of anxiety disorders.

Applied Science and Engineering Labs
P.O. Box 269
Wilmington, DE 19899
302-651-6830 (voice)
302-651-6834 (TTY)
302-651-6895 (fax)
http://www.asel.udel.edu/
New technologies for people with disabilities.

The Arthritis Foundation
P.O. Box 7669
Atlanta, GA 30357-0669
800-283-7800 (toll free voice)
http://www.arthritis.org/
Information and resources on arthritis.

Association for the Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (AER)
1703 N. Beauregard St., Ste. 440
Alexandria, VA 22311
877-492-2708 (toll free voice)
703-671-4500 (voice)
703-671-6391 (fax)
http://www.aerbvi.org/
Support and assistance to professionals working with individuals who have visual impairments.

Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)
107 Commerce Center Dr., Ste. 204
Huntersville, NC 28078
704-947-7779 (voice)
617-287-3882 (TTY)
704-948-7779 (fax)
http://www.ahead.org/
An organization of higher education disability service providers that share information about research, accommodations, and legislation.

Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)
P.O. Box 7557
Wilmington, DE 19803-9997
800-939-1019 (toll free voice/fax)
adda@jmoadmin.com
http://www.add.org/

Nonprofit organization dedicated to providing information, resources, and networking opportunities to people with AD/HD and those that work with them.

Autism Society of America
4340 East-West Hwy., Ste. 350
Bethesda, MD 20814-3067
800-328-8476 (toll free voice)
301-657-0881 (voice)
http://www.autism-society.org/
Information on Autism and how to promote self-determination strategies for those who are affected by it.

Beach Center on Disability The University of Kansas
Haworth Hall, Rm. 3136
1200 Sunnyside Ave.
Lawrence, KS 66045
785-864-7600 (voice)
786-864-7605 (fax)
beachcenter@ku.edu
http://www.beachcenter.org/
Provides resources for families of people with disabilities along with an electronic newsletter subscription. 

Better Hearing Institute
1444 I St. N.W., Ste. 700
Washington, DC 20005
202-449-1100 (voice)
mail@betterhearing.org
http://www.betterhearing.org/
Information on hearing loss and hearing health care.

Blindness Resource Center
New York Institute of Special Education (NYISE)
Office of Development
999 Pelham Pkwy.
Bronx, NY 10469
718-519-7000, Ext. 315 (voice)
718-231-9314 (fax)
kbenisatto@nyise.com
http://www.nyise.org/blind.htm
Information on universal access and online resources for those who are visually impaired.

Brain Injury Association of America 1608 Spring Hill Rd., Ste. 110 Vienna, VA 22182 703-761-0750 (voice) 703-761-0755 (fax) info@biausa.org http://www.biausa.org/ Information and resources on brain injury prevention, research, education, and advocacy.

Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST) 40 Harvard Mills Square, Ste. 3 Wakefield, MA 01880-3233 781-245-2212 (voice) cast@cast.org http://www.cast.org/ A nonprofit organization expanding opportunities for individuals with disabilities through universal design for learning.

Center for Hearing and Communication 50 Broadway, 6th Floor New York, NY 10004 917-305-7700 (voice) 917-305-7999 (TTY) 917-305-7888 (fax) appointments@chchearing.org http://www.lhh.org/ A wide range of services and resources for people with hearing loss and other communication impairments.

Center for Independent Living (CIL) 2539 Telegraph Ave. Berkeley, CA 94704 510-841-4776 (voice) 510-848-3101 (TTY) 510-841-6168 (fax) http://www.cilberkeley.org/ info@cilberkeley.org A national leader in helping people with disabilities live independently and become productive, fully participating members of society. Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation 940 Commonwealth Ave. W. Boston, MA 02215 617-353-3549 (voice) 617-353-7700 (fax) psyrehab@bu.edu http://www.bu.edu/cpr/ An online resource for employers and educators on reasonable accommodations for people with psychiatric disabilities. Center for Universal Design (CUD) North Carolina State University College of Design Campus Box 8613 Raleigh, NC 27695-8613 800-647-6777 (toll free voice info line) 919-515-3082 (voice/TTY) 919-515-8951 (fax) cud@ncsu.edu http://www.design.ncsu.edu/cud/ Information and technical assistance for universal design in facilities and products. Center for Universal Design in Education (CUDE) University of Washington Box 354842 Seattle, WA 98195-4842 doit@uw.edu http://www.washington.edu/doit/CUDE/ Research and applications related to universal design of instruction, services, physical spaces, and technology in educational settings. Center on Human Policy Syracuse University 805 S. Crouse Ave. Syracuse, NY 13244-2280 800-894-0826 (toll free voice) 315-443-3851 (voice) 315-443-4355 (TTY) 315-443-4338 (fax) thechp@syr.edu http://thechp.syr.edu/ A policy, research, and advocacy organization involved in the national movement to ensure the rights of people with disabilities. Children and Adults with Attention- Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) 8181 Professional Pl., Ste. 150 Landover, MD 20785 800-233-4050 (toll free voice) 301-306-7070 (voice) 301-306-7090 (fax) http://www.chadd.org/ Advocacy organization for those with AD/HD. Closed Captioning Web http://www.captions.org/ Closed-captioned tools for people with disabilities and links to information on jobs, movies, resources, hardware, software, and more. Closing the Gap 526 Main St. P.O. Box 68 Henderson, MN 56044 507-248-3294 (voice) 507-248-3810 (fax) http://www.closingthegap.com/ Information on assistive technology for people with disabilities. Community Services for the Blind and Partially Sighted (CSBPS) 9709 Third Ave. N.E., Ste. 100 Seattle, WA 98115-2027 800-458-4888 (toll free voice/TDD) 206-525-5556 (voice/TDD) 206-525-0422 (fax) csbps@csbps.com http://www.csbps.com/ Promotes independence and general well being for people with impaired vision. Offers resources for individuals, families, and communities. Council for Exceptional Children 1110 N. Glebe Rd., Ste. 300 Arlington, VA 22201 888-232-7733 (toll free voice) 866-915-5000 (toll free TTY) 703-264-9494 (fax) service@cec.sped.org http://www.cec.sped.org/ An international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities. Resources include publications, a clearinghouse on disabilities and the gifted, education resources, and discussion lists. CSUN Center on Disabilities California State University, Northridge 18111 Nordhoff St., Bayramian Hall 110 Northridge, CA 91330-8340 818-677-2684 (voice) 818-677-4929 (fax) codss@csun.edu http://www.csun.edu/cod/ Sponsors annual conferences, workshops and seminars related to computer use by people with disabilities. Deaf Resource Library http://www.deaflibrary.org/ Online collection of reference material and links to educate and inform people about Deaf culture. Depression and Related Affective Disorder Association (DRADA) Meyer 3-181, 600 N. Wolfe St. Baltimore, MD 21287-7381 410-955-4647 (Baltimore voice) 202-955-5800 (Washington DC voice) Information on depressive and manic-depressive illnesses. Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance 730 N Franklin St., Ste. 501 Chicago, IL 60654-7225 800-826-3632 (toll free voice) 312-642-7243 (fax) info@dbsalliance.org http://www.ndmda.org/ Serves to educate, foster self-help, and eliminate discrimination. Described and Captioned Media Program National Association of the Deaf 1447 E. Main St. Spartanburg, SC 29307 800-237-6213 (toll free voice) 800-237-6819 (toll free TTY) 800-538-5636 (fax) info@dcmp.org http://www.dcmp.org/ Information on captioning films and videos for people who are deaf. Descriptive Video Service/WGBH Media Access Group at WGBH One Guest St. Boston, MA 02135 617-300-3600 (voice/TTY) 617-300-1020 (fax) access@wgbh.org http://main.wgbh.org/wgbh/pages/mag/description.html Information on media access for people who are blind or have low vision. Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology (DO-IT) University of Washington Box 354842 Seattle, WA 98195-4842 888-972-3648 (toll free voice/TTY) 206-685-3648 (voice/TTY) Seattle office 509-328-9331 (voice/TTY) Spokane office 206-221-4171 (fax) doit@uw.edu http://www.washington.edu/doit/ Free and low cost educational publications and video presentations that help educators, students, and employers learn about access issues and solutions for people with disabilities; strategies and programs to help people with disabilities achieve success in college and careers. Disabilities, Teaching Strategies, and Resources http://www.as.wvu.edu/~scidis/sitemap.html Accommodation and inclusion strategies for students with disabilities in science education. Disability Resources on the Internet http://www.disabilityresources.org/ Links to disability-related websites and other electronic resources. Disability-Related Resources on the Internet http://www.washington.edu/doit/Brochures/DRR/ Links to resources for people with disabilities. Distance Education: Access Guidelines for Students with Disabilities http://www.htctu.net/publications/guidelines/distance_ed/disted.htm Distance education access guidelines for California Community Colleges. Easter Seals Disability Services 233 South Wacker Dr., Ste. 2400 Chicago, IL 60606 800-221-6827 (toll free voice) 312-726-6200 (voice) 312-726-4258 (TTY) 312-726-1494 (fax) http://www.easterseals.com/ Provides a wide variety of services for people with disabilities and their families. Educational Equity Center at The Academy for Educational Development 100 Fifth Ave. 8th Floor New York, NY 10011 212-243-1110 (voice) 212-627-0407 (fax) lcolon@aed.org http://www.edequity.org/ Resources for promoting and developing bias-free learning inside and outside of the classroom. Goal-oriented towards eliminating inequalities based on gender, race/ethnicity, disability, and family income. Epilepsy Foundation of America 8301 Professional Pl. Landover, MD 20785 800-332-1000 (toll free voice) http://www.epilepsyfoundation.org/ General information, research, and advocacy services for individuals with epilepsy. Equal Access to Software and Information (EASI) P.O. Box 818 Lake Forest, CA 92609 949-916-2837 (voice) info@easi.cc http://easi.cc/ Promotes equal access through on-site and online workshops, courses, and presentations; a website, publications, and e-mail discussion lists; and an electronic journal. Equity and Excellence in Higher Education Kirsten Behling Institute on Disability 10 West Edge Dr., Ste. 101 Durham, NH 03824 603-862-4320 (voice/TTY) 603-862-0555 (fax) k.behling@cisunix.unh.edu http://iod.unh.edu/EE/ Focuses on improving the educational outcomes of postsecondary students with disabilities. Faculty Room http://www.washington.edu/doit/Faculty/ Professional development resources for postsecondary faculty and administrators. Family Village—A Global Community of Disability-Related Resources Waisman Center University of Wisconsin, Madison 1500 Highland Ave. Madison, WI 53705-2280 familyvillage@waisman.wisc.edu http://www.familyvillage.wisc.edu/ Information on diagnoses, communications, adaptive technology and products, and education for individuals with disabilities, families, and professionals. Hearing Loss Association of America 7910 Woodmont Ave., Ste. 1200 Bethesda, MD 20814 301-657-2248 (voice) http://www.hearingloss.org/ Provides information, education, advocacy, and support for individuals with hearing loss. HEATH (Higher Education and Adult Training for People with Handicaps) Resource Center George Washington University 2134 G St. N.W. Washington, DC 20052-0001 202-994-3365 (fax) AskHEATH@gwu.edu http://www.heath.gwu.edu/ A clearinghouse on postsecondary education for individuals with disabilities. Humanser An organization of professionals who are blind and working, or aspiring to work, in the fields of social work, psychology, rehabilitation, and counseling. To subscribe, send a message with a blank subject line to listserv@nfbnet.org. In the body of the message type "subscribe humanser." Independent Living Aids P.O. Box 9022 Hicksville, NY 11802 800-537-2118 (toll free voice) 516-937-3906 (fax) http://www.independentliving.com/ A catalog of products to help people with disabilities live independently. Institute for Human Centered Design—Adaptive Environments 200 Portland St., Ste. 1 Boston, MA 02114 617-695-1225 (voice/TTY) 617-482-8099 (fax) info@HumanCenteredDesign.org Information on civil rights laws and other codes that relate to accessibility and universal design. Institute on Community Integration (ICI) University of Minnesota 102 Pattee Hall 150 Pillsbury Dr. S.E. Minneapolis, MN 55455 612-624-6300 (voice) ici@umn.edu http://ici.umn.edu/ ICI improves community services and supports for persons with developmental disabilities and their families. ICI offers pre-professional and professional training, provides technical assistance, and publishes materials for a broad audience. International Dyslexia Association 40 York Rd., 4th Floor Baltimore, MD 21204 410-296-0232 (voice) 410-321-5096 (fax) http://www.interdys.org/ Promotes effective teaching approaches and related clinical educational intervention strategies for dyslexics. Job Accommodation Network (JAN) P.O. Box 6080 Morgantown, WV 26506-6080 800-526-7234 (toll free voice) 877-781-9403 (toll free TTY) 304-293-7186 (voice) 304-293-5407 (fax) jan@jan.wvu.edu http://www.jan.wvu.edu/ Resource regarding reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities in work settings. Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center Gallaudet University 202-651-5636 (TTY/VP) 202-651-5031 (voice) 202-651-5646 (fax) clerc.center@gallaudet.edu http://clerccenter.gallaudet.edu/ Resources for people with hearing impairments. LD OnLine WETA Public Television 2775 S. Quincy St. Arlington, WA 22206 703-998-2600 (voice) 703-998-2060 (fax) http://www.ldonline.org/ Resource for information regarding learning disabilities. LD Resources: Resources for People with Learning Disabilities http://www.ldresources.com/ Information for people with specific learning disabilities. Learning Ally 20 Roszel Rd. Princeton, NJ 08540 866-732-3585 (toll free voice) 800-221-4792 (toll free voice member services) http://www.learningally.org/ Accessible book library for students with disabilities, providing taped educational books, free on loan. Learning Disabilities Association of America 4156 Library Rd. Pittsburgh, PA 15234-1349 412-341-1515 (voice) 412-344-0224 (fax) ldanatl@usaor.net http://www.ldanatl.org/ Information and resources about learning disabilities. Lighthouse International 111 E. 59th St. New York, NY 10022-1202 800-829-0500 (toll free voice) 212-821-9200 (voice) 212-821-9713 (TTY) 212-821-9707 (fax) info@lighthouse.org http://www.lighthouse.org/ Text resources for people with vision impairments. Media Access Group at WGBH One Guest St. Boston, MA 02135 617-300-3600 (voice/TTY) 617-300-1020 (fax) access@wgbh.org http://main.wgbh.org/wgbh/pages/mag/ Develops and delivers accessible media. Mental Health Association 2000 N. Beauregard St., 6th Floor Alexandria, VA 22311 800-969-6642 (toll free voice) 800-433-5959 (TTY) 703-684-7722 (voice) 703-684-5968 (fax) http://www.nmha.org/ National advocacy, education, research, and service for improvement of mental health. Mobility International, USA (MIUSA) 132 E. Broadway, Ste. 343 Eugene, OR 97401 541-343-1284 (voice/TTY) 541-343-6812 (fax) http://www.miusa.org/ Serves to integrate people with disabilities into international educational exchange programs and other travel. Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, Inc. (MSF) 6350 N. Andrews Ave. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309-2130 800-225-6495 (toll free voice) 954-776-6805 (voice) 954-938-8708 (fax) admin@msfocus.org http://www.msfocus.org/ Information, programming, and support for people with Multiple Sclerosis. Muscular Dystrophy Association 3300 E. Sunrise Dr. Tucson, AZ 85718 800-572-1717 (toll free voice) mda@mdausa.org http://www.mda.org/ Information on Muscular Dystrophy. National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD) 60 Cutter Mill Rd., Ste. 404 Great Neck, NY 11021 800-829-8289 (toll free voice info line) 516-829-0091 (voice) 516-487-6930 (fax) info@narsad.org http://www.narsad.org/ Researches the causes, cures, treatments, and prevention of brain disorders, primarily schizophrenia, depression, and bipolar disorders. National Alliance of Blind Students (NABS) c/o Patricia Castillo American Council of the Blind 1155 15th St. N.W., Ste. 1004 Washington, DC 20005 800-424-8666 (toll free voice) 202-467-5081 (voice) 202-467-5085 (fax) info@acb.org http://www.blindstudents.org/ A national voice for students with visual impairments. National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) 3803 N. Fairfax Dr., Ste 100 Arlington, VA 22203 800-950-6264 (toll free voice) 703-524-7600 (voice) 703-524-9094 (fax) http://www.nami.org/ Support, education, advocacy, and research regarding severe mental illnesses. National Assistive Technology Technical Assistance Partnership (NATTAP) State Contact List 1700 N. Moore St., Ste. 1540 Arlington, VA 22209-1903 703-524-6686 (voice) 703-524-6639 (TTY) 703-524-6630 (fax) resnaTA@resna.org http://www.resnaprojects.org/nattap/at/statecontacts.html Programs to promote the provision of technology-related assistance for people with disabilities. National Association for Visually Handicapped 22 W. 21st St., 6th Floor New York, NY 10010 212-889-3141 (voice) 212-727-2931 (fax) navh@navh.org http://www.navh.org/ Low vision aids and resources for people with visual impairments. National Association of the Deaf (NAD) 8630 Fenton St., Ste. 820 Silver Spring, MD 20910 301-587-1788 (voice) 301-587-1789 (TTY) 301-587-1791 (fax) http://www.nad.org/ A consumer advocacy organization for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. National Captioning Institute (NCI) 1900 Gallows Rd., Ste. 3000 Vienna, VA 22182 703-917-7600 (voice/TTY) 703-917-9853 (fax) mail@ncicap.org http://www.ncicap.org/ Provides captioned programming and technology. National Center for Stuttering 200 East 33rd St. New York, NY 10016 800-221-2483 (toll free voice) http://www.stuttering.com/ Information, education, and resources related to stuttering. National Center for the Dissemination of Disability Research 4700 Mueller Blvd. Austin, TX 78723 800-266-1832 (toll free voice) 512-476-6861 (voice) 512-476-2286 (fax) NCDDR@sedl.org http://www.ncddr.org/ Resource for disability-related research. National Center for Learning Disabilities 381 Park Ave. S., Ste. 1401 New York, NY 10016 888-575-7373 (toll free voice) 212-545-7510 (voice) 212-545-9665 (fax) ncld@ncld.org http://www.ncld.org/ Information, resources, and services regarding learning disabilities National Center on Accessible Information Technology in Education (AccessIT) University of Washington Box 357920 Seattle, WA 98195-7920 206-685-4181 (voice) 866-866-0162 (toll free TTY) 206-543-4779 (fax) accessit@u.washington.edu http://www.washington.edu/accessit/ National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET) University of Minnesota 6 Pattee Hall 150 Pillsbury Dr. S.E. Minneapolis, MN 55455 612-624-2097 (voice) 612-624-9344 (fax) ncset@umn.edu http://www.ncset.org/ Identifies needs of youth with disabilities to successfully participate in postsecondary education and training, civic engagement, and meaningful employment. National Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation Training Materials Utah State University 6524 Old Main Hill Logan, UT 84322-6524 866-821-5355 (toll free voice) 435-797-7537 (fax) ncrtm@usu.edu http://www.nchrtm.okstate.edu/ Promotes best practices in rehabilitation and counseling. National Council on Disability (NCD) 1331 F St. N.W., Ste. 850 Washington, DC 20004 202-272-2004 (voice) 202-272-2074 (TTY) 202-272-2022 (fax) ncd@ncd.gov http://www.ncd.gov/ An independent federal agency to address, analyze, and make recommendations on issues of public policy which affect people with disabilities. National Federation of the Blind 200 East Wells Street at Jernigan Place Baltimore, MD 21230 410-659-9314 (voice) 410-685-5653 (fax) http://www.nfb.org/ Information about blindness, referral services, scholarships, literature and publications, adaptive equipment, advocacy services, job opportunities, and support for people who are blind and their families. National Institute of Mental Health 6001 Executive Blvd., Rm. 8184, MSC 9663 Bethesda, MD 20892-9663 866-615-6464 (toll-free voice) 866-415-8051 (toll-free TTY) 301-443-4513 (voice) 301-443-8431 (TTY) 301-443-4279 (fax) nimhinfo@nih.gov http://www.nimh.nih.gov/ Strives to understand, treat, and prevent mental illness. National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) 31 Center Dr., MSC 2320 Bethesda, MD 20892-2320 800-241-1055 (toll free TTY) 800-241-1044 (toll free voice) 301-496-7243 (voice) 301-402-0252 (TTY) 301-402-0018 (fax) nidcdinfo@nidcd.nih.gov http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/ Facilitates and enhances the dissemination of information on hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech, and language disorders. National Institute on Disability & Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) 4400 Maryland Ave. S.W., Mailstop PCP-6038 Washington, DC 20202 202-245-7640 (voice/TTY) 202-245-7323 (fax) OSERS_NIDRR@ed.gov http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/nidrr/ Current research, publications, disability, and rehabilitation resources. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) Library of Congress 1291 Taylor St. N.W. Washington, DC 20011 888-657-7323 (toll free voice) 202-707-5100 (voice) 202-707-0744 (TTY) 202-707-0712 (fax) nls@loc.gov http://www.loc.gov/nls/ A free library program of Braille and recorded materials. National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) 733 Third Ave., 3rd Floor New York, NY 10017 800-344-4867 (toll free voice) http://www.nationalmssociety.org/ Information, news, and educational programs related to multiple sclerosis. National Organization on Disability (NOD) 888 Sixteenth St. N.W., Ste. 800 Washington, DC 20006 202-293-5960 (voice) 202-293-5968 (TTY) 202-293-7999 (fax) http://www.nod.org/ Promotes the full participation of Americans with disabilities in all aspects of community life. National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC) 8201 Corporate Dr., Ste. 600 Landover, MD 20785 800-346-2742 (toll free voice) 301-459-5900 (voice) 301-459-5984 (TTY) naricinfo@heitechservices.com http://www.naric.com/ Collects and disseminates the results of Federally funded research projects. National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA) 1 Church St., #600 Rockville, MD 20850 800-962-9629 (toll free help-line) 866-387-2196 (toll free fax) info@spinalcord.org http://www.spinalcord.org/ Information, research, and resources regarding spinal cord injuries. NPIN.ORG http://npin.org/ Educational software and services for middle school, high school, and college students. Creative, innovative, and interactive products that empower students of all ages. Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation P.O. Box 961029 Boston, MA 02109 617-973-5801 (voice) 617-973-5803 (fax) info@ocfoundation.org http://www.ocfoundation.org/ Providing education, assistance, and support for obsessive compulsive disorder and related disorders. Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) U.S. Department of Education 400 Maryland Ave. S.W. Washington, DC 20202-7100 202-245-7468 (voice) http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/ Provides leadership and financial support to states and local districts to improve results for children and youth with disabilities. PEPnet California State University, Northridge 18111 Nordhoff St. Northridge, CA 91330-8267 888-684-4695 (toll free voice/TTY) 818-677-2099 (voice/TTY) 818-677-6270 (fax) http://www.pepnet.org/ Helps postsecondary institutions attract and serve individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing. Regional Alliance for Science, Engineering, & Mathematics—Squared (RASEM2) New Mexico State University P.O. Box 30001, Dept. 3CE Las Cruces, NM 88003 888-646-6051 (toll free voice) 505-646-8020 (TDD) 575-646-3367 (fax) http://rasem.nmsu.edu/ Programs that help students with disabilities overcome barriers to science, math, engineering, and technology careers. Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) 333 Commerce St. Alexandria, VA 22314 703-838-0030 (voice) 703-838-0459 (TTY) 703-838-0454 (fax) http://www.rid.org/ Organization which includes professional interpreters of American Sign Language and translators of English. Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision Mississippi State University P.O. Drawer 6189 Mississippi State, MS 39762 662-325-2001 (voice) 662-325-8693 (TDD) BCavenaugh@colled.msstate.edu http://www.blind.msstate.edu/ Information on research, training, and publications for blindness and low vision. RESNA (Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America) 1700 N. Moore St., Ste. 1540 Arlington, VA 22209-1903 703-524-6686 (voice) 703-524-6639 (TTY) 703-524-6630 (fax) http://www.resna.org/ Resources regarding technology for people with disabilities. SciTrain Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access (CATEA) 490 Tenth St. Atlanta, GA 30332-0156 800-726-9119 (toll free voice) 404-894-4960 (voice/TTY) 404-894-9320 (fax) catea@coa.gatech.edu http://www.catea.gatech.edu/scitrain/ Resource for training information for high school math and science teachers, so that they can effectively teach students with disabilities. Science Access Project Oregon State University Department of Physics 301 Weniger Hall Corvallis, OR 97331-6507 541-737-4631 (voice) 541-737-1683 (fax) http://dots.physics.orst.edu/ A project to enhance the ability of people with print disabilities to read, write, and manipulate information, with a focus on math equations, information normally presented in tables and graphs, and information presented in diagrams and figures. Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act http://www.section508.gov/index.cfm?FuseAction=Content&ID=15 Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act http://www.access-board.gov/508.htm Spina Bifida Association 4590 MacArthur Blvd. N.W., Ste. 250 Washington, DC 20007 800-621-3141 (toll free voice) 202-944-3285 (voice) 202-944-3295 (fax) sbaa@sbaa.org http://www.spinabifidaassociation.org/ News and resources on Spina Bifida. Sun Microsystems' Accessibility Program http://www.sun.com/accessibility/ Develops architectural strategies and solutions to benefit users with disabilities. Teaching Math to Visually Impaired Students Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired 1100 W. 45th St. Austin, TX 78756 800-872-5273 (toll free recording) 512-206-9305 (voice) 512-206-9451 (TDD) 512-206-9450 (fax) susanosterhaus@tsbvi.edu http://www.tsbvi.edu/math/ Strategies for teaching math to students with visual impairments. Tourette Syndrome Association, Inc. 42-40 Bell Blvd. Bayside, NY 11361 718-224-2999 (voice) 718-224-9596 (fax) http://www.tsa-usa.org/ Develops and disseminates educational materials, coordinates support services, and funds research. Trace Research & Development Center 2107 Engineering Centers Bldg. 1550 Engineering Dr. Madison, WI 53706 608-262-6966 (voice) 608-263-5408 (TTY) 608-262-8848 (fax) info@trace.wisc.edu http://trace.wisc.edu/ An interdisciplinary research, development, and resource center to advance the ability of people with disabilities to achieve their life objectives through the use of communication, computer, and information technologies. United Cerebral Palsy 1660 L St. N.W., Ste. 700 Washington, DC 20036 800-872-5827 (toll free voice) 202-776-0406 (voice) 202-776-0414 (fax) info@ucp.org http://www.ucp.org/ Information and resources regarding Cerebral Palsy. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) 200 Independence Ave. S.W. Washington, DC 20201 877-696-6775 (toll free voice) 202-619-0257 (voice) http://www.hhs.gov/ The United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services. Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) MIT/CSAIL, Building 32-G530 32 Vassar St. Cambridge, MA 02139 617-253-2613 (voice) http://www.w3.org/WAI/ An initiative of the World Wide Web Consortium that provides accessibility guidelines, tools, education, research & development. WebAIM Web Accessibility In Mind Center for Persons with Disabilities 6800 Old Main Hill Utah State University Logan, UT 84322-6800 435-797-7024 (voice) 435-797-1981 (TDD) 435-797-3944 (fax) http://www.webaim.org/ Information about how to make webpages accessible to people with disabilities.