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Disability Support Links

The Work Site for Youth With Disabilities
Information on employment support for youth with disabilities from the U.S. Social Security administration.

Resources for students and others including role models and links to assistive technology.

Living With Learning Disabilities for Teens
Information on planning your future and dealing with learning disabilities.

Essential Elements of an Effective Job Search
Search tips for people with disabilities from the Office of Disability Employment Policy at the U.S. Department of Labor.

Disability Resources
Thousands of links give you information and help in addressing all kinds of disabilities.

Talking Tapes
A nonprofit organization offering recorded books for students with disabilities.

Americans with Disabilities Act
The full text of the legislation.

Institute on Independent Living
The IIL serves self-help organizations of disabled people who work for equal opportunities, self-determination and self-respect. The IIL offers training materials, technical assistance, and information on personal assistance, advocacy, access, legislation, and peer support.

National Council on Disability
The National Council on Disability (NCD) is an independent federal agency making recommendations to the president and Congress on issues affecting 54 million Americans with disabilities.

PACER Center-Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights
The mission of PACER Center is to expand opportunities and enhance the quality of life of children and young adults with disabilitie, and their families, based on the concept of parents helping parents.

Special Education Resources on the Internet (SERI)
SERI is a collection of Internet accessible information resources of interest to those involved in fields related to special education.

National Federation of the Blind
The NFB is the nation's largest and most influential membership organization of blind persons.

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
NLS administers a free library program of braille and recorded materials circulated to eligible borrowers by postage-free mail through a network of cooperating libraries.

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) is a nonprofit, grassroots, self-help, support and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with severe mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, major depression, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and anxiety disorders.

Learning Disabilities Association of America
The Learning Disabilities Association of America is a national, non-profit organization whose purpose is to advance the education and general welfare of children and adults of normal or potentially normal intelligence who manifest disabilities of a perceptual, conceptual, or coordinative nature.

Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic
The nation's educational library for people with print disabilities. We provide educational materials in recorded and computerized formats from kindergarten through postgraduate level.

National Association of the Deaf
Founded in 1880, the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) is the oldest and largest organization representing people with hearing disabilities in the United States.

Alliance for Technology Access
The mission of the Alliance for Technology Access is to connect children and adults with disabilities to technology tools.

Center for Accessible Technology
CforAT has grown to become a consumer-based technology resource and demonstration center for adults and children with disabilities, families, teachers, and professionals.

Center for Applied Special Technology
CAST is an educational, not-for-profit organization that uses technology to expand opportunities for all people, including those with disabilities.

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