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CANHR - California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform
http://www.canhr.org/
Health, Legislation and Public Policy, Legal Lawyer referral service for abuse, neglect, estate planning and trust cases - 1-800-474-1116 - also has information about nursing facilities (including IMDs); lists of nursing facility citations; publication lists; recent articles from CANHR newsletters; legislative updates.
Capitol Insder
http://insider.thearc.org/
Legislation & Public Policy The Capitol Insider is the official blog of The Arc’s public policy office. In this space, we’ll aim to accomplish three things: 1) To provide real-time information on the issues surrounding public policy and people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 2) To create a starting place for discussion (both online and offline) centered around public policy issues that the intellectual and developmental disability community want to talk about. 3) To give you all the information you need to help you stay informed about public policy issues that effect people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
CareerOneStop
http://www.careeronestop.org/jobseekertools/
Employment CareerOneStop is… 1) Your source for employment information and inspiration 2)The place to manage your career 3) Tools to help job seekers, students, businesses and career professionals 4) Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor
CASRA - California Association of Social Rehabilitation Agencies
http://www.casra.org/home.html
Mental Health An association of private, nonprofit agencies that provide rehabilitation and support services for clients of the public mental health system.
CCD - Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities
http://www.c-c-d.org/
Mental Health, Advocacy Advocates on behalf of people with physical and mental disabilities and their families - to ensure self-determination, independence, empowerment, integration, inclusion; enhance civil rights and quality of life; reflect the values of the ADA. Lots of links to other disability organizations.
CCIE - California Confederation on Inclusive Education
http://interwork.sdsu.edu/main/
Education Works with multiple school districts and dozens of schools toward inclusion.
CDC Autism Information Center
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/index.html
Autism
CDSS/IHSS Consumer-Recipient Fact Sheets
http://www.cdss.ca.gov/agedblinddisabled/PG2920.htm
Benefits Resources to help individuals understand their rights and responsibilities in the In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) program.
CECY (California Employmeny Consortium for Youth
http://www.semel.ucla.edu/tarjan/employment
Employment The mission of CECY is to build capacity in California state systems and local communities to increase the number of youth and young adults with intellectual and other developmental disabilities in integrated competitive employment.
Center for an Accessible Society
http://www.accessiblesociety.org/about.htm
Technology and Accessibility The Center for an Accessible Society’s goal is to focus public attention on disability and independent living issues
Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
http://www.centerforautism.com/
Sacramento,Sequoia,Los Aggeles,Orange County,San Bernardino Los Angeles, Riverside, Orange County, Sacramento, Fresno, Autism, Behavioral Services The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) is one of the world's largest organizations using applied behavior analysis (ABA) in the treatment of autism, Asperger's syndrome, PDD-NOS, and other related disorders.
Center for Health Care Rights
http://www.cahealthadvocates.org/HICAP/index.html
Health, Legislation and Public Policy A nonprofit health care consumer advocacy organization serving consumers through a combination of direct service programs and policy level advocacy.
Center for Housing and New Community Economics (CHANCE)
http://alliance.unh.edu/
Housing, Legislation and Public Policy The Center for Housing and New Community Economics (CHANCE) was established in March of 2001 to improve and increase access to integrated, affordable, and accessible housing coordinated with, but separate from, personal assistance and supportive services. CHANCE’s purpose is to create alternatives to approaches that segregate, congregate, and control people with disabilities. It works in partnership with ADAPT, a national organization that promotes services in the community for people with disabilities.
Center for Independence of Individuals with Disabilities (CID)
http://www.cidsanmateo.org/
Bay Area San Mateo Community Services and Supports non-profit agency dedicated to empowering persons with disabilities to live independently in their community. An Independent Living Center (ILC)
Center for Independent Living
http://www.cilberkeley.org/
Bay Area Alameda Community Services and Supports non-profit agency dedicated to empowering persons with disabilities to live independently in their community. An Independent Living Center (ILC)
Center for Medicare Advocacy
http://www.medicareadvocacy.org./
Health, Benefits, Legal, Advocacy The Center for Medicare Advocacy, Inc., established in 1986, is a national nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that provides education, advocacy and legal assistance to help older people and people with disabilities obtain fair access to Medicare and necessary health care. The Center is headquartered in Connecticut and Washington, DC with offices throughout the country. The Center is staffed by attorneys, nurses, legal assistants, and information management specialists. The Center’s work include: Representing thousands of individuals in appeals of Medicare denials, producing a wide array of electronic and hard copy educational materials, advocating in administrative, judicial, and legislative forums, ursuing Medicare coverage for individuals and for dually eligible beneficiaries (individuals who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid), providing legal training and support nationwide as well as for Connecticut's state health insurance and assistance program (SHIP program).
Center for Neighborhood Technology
http://www.cnt.org/
Technology and Accessibility Information, resources and programs related to urban community development.
Center for Non-Profit Management
http://www.cnmsocal.org/library.html
Governance Membership organization that has an extensive library of resources and tools regarding Board Development and managing non-profit organizations.
Center for Personal Assistance Services
http://www.pascenter.org/home/index.php
Community Services and Supports The Center for Personal Assistance Services provides research, training, dissemination and technical assistance on issues of personal assistance services (PAS) in the United States.
Center for Plain Language
http://www.centerforplainlanguage.org
Plain Language A nonprofit membership organization promoting the use of plain language in the public and private sectors.