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Center for Self Determination
www.self-determination.com/
Self Directed Services Information, links, and resources for people who use services and their advocates.
Center for Universal Design
http://www.design.ncsu.edu/cud/
Technology and Accessibility A national research, information, and technical assistance center that evaluates, develops, and promotes accessible and universal design in housing, buildings, outdoor and urban environments and related products according to the belief that all new environments and products, to the greatest extent possible, should be usable by everyone regardless of their age, ability, or circumstance.
Center for Workforce Development, Institute for Educational Leadership
http://ielorg.fatcow.com/programs/cwd.html
Employment, Advocacy Established in 1991, IEL's Center for Workforce Development's (CWD) mission is to strengthen ties among workers, learning institutions and the workplace.
Centeral Coast Center for Independent Living (CCCIL)
http://www.cccil.org/
Silicon Valley-Monterey Bay Montery, San Benito, Santa Cruz Community Services and Supports non-profit agency dedicated to empowering persons with disabilities to live independently in their community. An Independent Living Center (ILC)
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
www.cms.hhs.gov/default.asp?
Health, Benefits, Government Agency
CFILC - California Foundation of Independent Living Centers
http://cfilc.org/websites/cf/site/c.fnJFKLNnFmG/b.5192415/k.BDE2/Home.htm
Community Services and Supports Focuses on networking and support for positive change; has a directory of addresses and contacts for independent living centers; links to related organizations.
Child Trends Data Bank
http://www.childtrendsdatabank.org/
Other Child Trends is a nonprofit research organization whose goal is to provide information about health, social, family, education, community issues as they relate to children and teenagers. Search engine locates information on specific topics; register for e-mail notices about new reports.
Children Now
http://www.childrennow.org/index.php/
Advocacy A nonpartisan, independent voice for children, working to translate the nation's commitment to children and families into action with particular concern for those who are poor or at risk using communication strategies to reach parents, lawmakers, citizens, business, media and community leaders generating positive change on behalf of children.
Children's Defense Fund
http://www.childrensdefense.org/
Advocacy, Legislation and Public Policy The Children's Defense Fund (CDF) is a non-profit child advocacy organization that has worked relentlessly for nearly 40 years to ensure a level playing field for all children. We champion policies and programs that lift children out of poverty; protect them from abuse and neglect; and ensure their access to health care, quality education and a moral and spiritual foundation. Supported by foundation and corporate grants and individual donations, CDF advocates nationwide on behalf of children to ensure children are always a priority.
Children's Defense Fund
http://www.childrensdefense.org/
Advocacy, Legislation and Public Policy The Children's Defense Fund (CDF) is a private, nonprofit organization established to provide an effective voice for all the children of America who cannot vote, lobby or speak for themselves, paying particular attention to the needs of poor and minority children and those with disabilities.
Children's Partnership
http://www.childrenspartnership.org//AM/Template.cfm?Section=Home
The Children's Partnership works to ensure that all children -- especially those at risk of being left behind -- have the resources and the opportunities they need to grow up healthy and lead productive lives.
Children’s Home of Stockton
http://www.chsstk.com/
Other The Children’s Home of Stockton offers several opportunities to the neglected, underserved and abused children in San Joaquin County.
Chinese Parents Association for the Disabled (CPAD)
http://www.cpad.org/
Los Angeles,Orange County Los Angeles,Orange Community Services and Supports Chinese Parents Association for the Disabled (CPAD) is a non-profit organization dedicated to help individuals with special needs and their families (e.g. Autism, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy… etc). On a weekly basis, CPAD provides educational and recreational services. Currently, we offer drawing, dancing, rhythm movement, Chess, Tai-Chi exercises and music therapy classes. For parents, CPAD arranges training to improve their skills to care for family members who have learning disabilities.
CHIP - Children's Health Insurance Program
http://www.insurekidsnow.gov/
Health, Benefits, Government Agency Offers state-specific information on who is eligible and how to enroll to make sure children grow up healthy.
CIRCL (Connections for Information and Resources on Community Living)
http://www.allenshea.com/CIRCL/CIRCL.html
Community Services and Supports CIRCL's mission is to create opportunities for building and sharing individual, organizational and community strengths in supported living. We will create these opportunities through mentoring individuals, groups, agencies, and regional centers by connecting them with a person or persons who can help them identify and overcome barriers to effective supported living; fostering cooperation and sharing by helping to develop networks where people learn from and are supported by others who are working toward the same outcomes; providing learning opportunities through focus groups, targeted training sessions and other teaching activities; and maintaining a central point of contact where people can get information on supported living.
Circles Network
http://www.circlesnetwork.org.uk/
Community Services and Supports UK-based organization that provides unique support and new possibilities for disabled people who have been excluded from, or isolated within, our society. We offer them the opportunity to become full and equal members of society, to develop their talents and potential and to enrich the lives of others as well as their own. This is done primarily through the setting up of circles of support, and we also run specific projects for particular areas of need.
CLAMS - Computer Literate Advocates for Multiple Sclerosis
http://www.clams.org/
Other, Technology and Accessibility Striving to bring those with MS out of isolation and into computer communications for support, companionship and information with others sharing this disease. Worldwide links to MS resources.
Closing the Gap
http://www.closingthegap.com/
Technology and Accessibility Closing The Gap provides objective information about assistive technology products for children and adults with special needs.
Colleges & Universities (in California)
http://www.ca.gov/Education/CollegesUniv/index.html
Post Secondary Education Portal to California Colleges and Universities
Communication Technology Education Center
http://www.supportedlife.org/ctec/index.shtml
Technology and Accessibility CTEC provides services in Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC), which is the use of personalized methods or devices to increase a person's ability to communicate. Most individuals who use AAC rely on a variety of methods, from "light tech" to "high tech". CTEC will showcase a wide range of AAC systems.