A complete online community resource center where people with disabilities overcome barriers through the power of technology.
Ability Hub - Assistive Technology for the Computer
Assistive Technology for people with a disability who find operating a computer difficult, maybe even impossible. This web site will direct you to adaptive equipment and alternative methods available for accessing computers.
AbilityLinks is an advocacy program initiated by Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital in Wheaton, Illinois. The program matches job-ready people with disabilities to employers through technology. In addition, the staff also coordinates ongoing educational programs and support resources to help people with disabilities and employers learn to work together.
Access-Able Travel Source, LLC
An information service to people with special needs. Over 5,000 records in our worldwide data base listing actual access for accommodations, transportation - public & private, and just plain fun stuff.
ADA Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities
The Access Board develops accessibility requirements for the built environment, transit vehicles, telecommunications equipment, and for electronic and information technology. Laws, standards, and enforcement information are included on this website.
Eleven years after the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), people with disabilities are faced with threats from those who seek to eliminate these important federal protections. ADA Watch online is an answer to these threats, working to protect the ADA and keeping you informed and linking you with citizens united in this struggle.
American Association of Persons with Disabilities
AAPD is the largest nonprofit, nonpartisan, cross-disability organization in the United States. Their goals are unity, leadership and impact. Anyone can be a member of AAPD - persons with a disability, their family, friends and supporters.
American Foundation of the Blind
The American Foundation for the Blind is dedicated to addressing the critical issues of literacy, independent living, employment, and access through technology for the ten million Americans who are blind or visually impaired.
Americans Disabled for Attendant Programs Today (ADAPT)
ADAPT is a national, activist organization with a long history of organizing in the disability community. ADAPT uses civil disobedience and similar non-violent direct action tactics to achieve its goals: accessible public transit, passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, attendant services, and services in the community instead of in institutions and nursing homes.
Americans with Disabilities Act Document Center
Contains copy of the ADA, EEOC and Department of Justice regulations regarding implementation of the ADA and other related documents.
Association of Late-Deafened Adults
Adults ALDA supports, educates, and advocates on behalf of people who grew up with intact hearing and became deaf as adults.
Autism Support Group
The group would serve as a hub for people and family dealing with Autism who would want to share their experiences and knowledge, ask questions and be around people who are facing the same health challenges. The online groups complement the 'regular' groups and help those who are unable to attend an offline group.
Legal advocacy for the civil rights and human dignity of persons with mental disability.
Captioned Media Program
Catalog of free loan captioned video and DVD.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Data on health and disabilities.
Centers for Independent Living - national listing
Website lists Centers for Independent Living across the United States and the world. Includes articles about IL philosophy and the history of Independent Living Centers.
Chartbook on Disabilities
Chart book on disabilities.
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders
A national organization that provides support and information relating to attention deficit disorders. Excellent site for support services.
Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities in Illinois
Information about membership, chapters around the state, legislative platform, legislative updates, the Catalyst newsletter, and more.
About advocacy for making all homes visitable. What's at stake, construction guidelines, myths and facts, zero-step entrance, construction costs, how to advocate for visitability, housing laws, copies of local visitability ordinances.
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