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Possible Dream Foundation Inc.
http://www.possibledream.org/
Community Services and Supports We are a non-profit, non-sectarian, tax-exempt organization, dedicated to providing a variety of services to individuals with Down Syndrome and other Handicapping conditions.
President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/pcpid
Government Agency Links and information related to mental retardation, including state and federal resources.
Probate Court: Limited Conservatorships
http://www.scscourt.org/self_help/probate/conservatorship/conservatorship_limited.shtml
Conservatorship and Guardianship Based in San Mateo, this website also provides excellent information and online forms that apply statewide
Project Vote Smart
http://www.vote-smart.org
Legislation and Public Policy Info about current candidates, political resources, and more...
Promising Practices
www.cms.hhs.gov/promisingpractices/selfdir.asp
Self Determination A list of reports highlighting ways different states are resolving issues of self directed services. Topics include back-up for personal care (California).
Proud online - Parents Regional Outreach for Understanding Down Syndrome
http://proudonline.org/
Community Services and Supports A nonprofit organization serving children and adults with Down Syndrome and their families in Orange County, Cal.
Puzzle Ribbon Project
http://blog.puzzleribbon.com/2011/feda-almaliti-interview/
Autism An interview with an Autism Advocate
PWDF - People With Disabilities Foundation
http://www.pwdf.org/
Community Services and Supports provides education and advocacy for persons with physical, mental, or physical and mental impairments in combination, so that they can achieve equal opportunity in all aspects of life. Site includes links to services, other disability sites, and upcoming events
Ragged Edge Online
www.disabilityrag.org
Other News by and for people with disabilities; information on do-it-yourself activism.
Rainbow Connection Family Resource Center
http://rainbowconnectionfrc.weebly.com/
Central Coast Ventura Community Services and Supports Rainbow is staffed by parents of children and adults with special needs, we draw from our own experiences. Rainbow has a large lending library of books, videos, audiotapes, computer programs, games, and toys is available at the Tri-Counties Regional Center office in Oxnard. A satellite library is available in the Simi Valley Tri-Counties Regional Center office. Internet access is available at both sites. A mobile library is available for group meetings. It is open to the public.
Real Work Stories
http://realworkstories.org/
Employment This site highlights the employment successes of people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) who are working in paid jobs in their communities. Through the use of innovative, front-line employment support practices, these individuals are earning money, forming networks, and contributing to their communities. Learn more about these people and the promising practices that led to their success.
Recreational Sports Club Of San Joaquin, Inc
http://www.rscofsanjoaquin.org/
Community Services and Supports Provides opportunity and involvement for the special needs community. Based in Stockton this group holds many activities and functions throughout the year. The flyers of upcoming activities are available for viewing. Check local vibe section for more information on current activities.
Red Book - A Guide to Work Incentives
http://socialsecurity.gov/redbook/
Benefits, Employment The Red Book serves as a general reference source about the employment-related provisions of Social Security Disability Insurance and the Supplemental Security Income Programs for educators, advocates, rehabilitation professionals, and counselors who serve people with disabilities.
Regional Center Service Providers
www.campdepot.com/serviceproviders/SC_ServiceProviders.cfm
Regional Centers Vendors and service providers that contract with the Department of Developmental services.
Regional Centers
www.dds.ca.gov/rc/rclist.cfm
Regional Centers lists regional center web pages as they come on line
rehabtool.com
www.rehabtool.com
Technology and Accessibility Helps children and adults with disabilities improve their quality of life, and regain independence and productivity, through leading edge assistive and adaptive technology.
Research and Training Center on Disability in Rural Communities
http://rtc.ruralinstitute.umt.edu/SelEm/SelEmRePrgRpt.htm
Employment Rural Disability and Rehabilitation Research Progress Report #8. RTC: Rural researchers exploring self-employment as a rural employment option frequently field questions about business owners with disabilities
Resources for Independence, Central Valley
http://www.ricv.org/
Sequoia Fresno, King, Madera, Merced Tulare Community Services and Supports non-profit agency dedicated to empowering persons with disabilities to live independently in their community. An Independent Living Center (ILC)
Resources for Independent Living
http://www.ril-sacramento.org/
Sacramento Sacramento, Yolo Community Services and Supports non-profit agency dedicated to empowering persons with disabilities to live independently in their community. An Independent Living Center (ILC)
ReThink Higher Ed
http://rethinkhighered.com/contact.html
Education and Special Education, Transition Our vision is to successfully launch highly motivated young adults challenged with intellectual and learning disabilities into adulthood.