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Uno Mas Down Syndrome Online
Disability Organization, Community Services and Supports, Other Celebrate the uniqueness of people with Down Syndrome. Busy Chatroom, Message Board and Bulletin Board to exchange information with other parents. Listing of great doctors and professionals that care.
Up With Downs.com
Disability Organization, Community Services and Supports Up With Downs - Shreveport, LA.
US International Council on Disabilities
Advocacy The United States International Council on Disabilities is a federation of US-based non-governmental organizations, federal agencies and individuals committed to advocacy and action on behalf of the global disability rights agenda. Because of its unique structure, USICD’s core strength is its membership. Through its vast network of disabled people’s organizations and other NGO stakeholders, government members and individual advocates, USICD has the advocacy reach to impact critical emerging issues both in the United States and internationally. USICD’s Board of Directors includes the most recognized leaders in the American disability rights movement, providing a wealth of experience and strategic guidance to USICD’s mission and sharing a vision for the full inclusion, access, and human rights of people with disabilities worldwide.
USA.gov - Contact Your Elected Official
Government Agency, Legislation and Public Policy Contact your state and federal eleceted officials
USA.gov - Government Made Easy
Government Agency, Legislation and Public Policy As the U.S. government's official web portal, USA.gov makes it easy for the public to get U.S. government information and services on the web.
Venture Program for Unique Learners
Postsecondary Education A college life skills degree program for people with learning disabilities at Bellevue Community College, outside of Seattle.
Virginia College Quest:
Postsecondary Education A guide to College Success for Students with DisAbilities.
We Care A Lot
North State Butte, Shasta Health, Other PEER TRAINING projects on “abuse prevention” and “healthy relationships”; SAY speakers to stop bullying; Pathfinders “person centered planning”; and, Legacy Homes
We Connect Now
Postsecondary Education, Other A site providing information to college students with unique needs
What Can You Do? The Campaign for Disability Employment
Employment What Can You Do? The Campaign for Disability Employment is a website promoting positive employment outcomes for people with disabilities by encouraging employers and others to recognize the value and talent they bring to the workplace. The website also includes winning videos from a contest put on by The Campaign for Disability Employment this summer.
Whitehouse/Healthcare Reform
Health What the new Health Law means for your family. Read Myths and facts, updated news, health stories, and more about the law.
Whole Schooling Consortium
Education and Special Education The Whole Schooling Consortium is an international network of schools, teachers, parents, administrators, university faculty and community members whose purpose is to promote excellence and equity in schools throughout the world to build inclusive and democratic societies.
Workforce3 One
Employment Workforce 3One recently unveiled a new Disability and Employment Resource web page to provide employment-related resources for the workforce system. The purposes of this page are to disseminate promising practices to promote the positive employment outcomes of people with disabilities and expand the capacity of the One-Stop Career Center system to serve customers with disabilities.
World Institute On Disability
Advocacy, Employment, Other The mission of the World Institute on Disability (WID) in communities and nations worldwide is to eliminate barriers to full social integration and increase employment, economic security and health care for persons with disabilities. WID creates innovative programs and tools; conducts research, public education, training and advocacy campaigns; and provides technical assistance.
Education and Special Education Parents, educators, adovcastes and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities
YAI/National Institute for People with Disabilities (NIPD)
Education and Special Education An award-winning, not-for-profit health and human services agency for people with developmental and learning disabilities.
Youth 4 Advocacy
Self Advocacy, Transition Center for Development and Learning Project STIR (Steps Toward Independence and Responsibility): Youth for Advocacy (Y4A) is A web site for students planning life after high school that provides helpful information, resources, and support, as well as practical tools to become strong self-advocates and make their own life choices.
Youth in Transition - ODEP
Transition Information about a new training curriculum on “soft skills” needed to transition to work that was developed by the Office of Disability Employment Policy.