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Blue Badge Parking Free worldwide disabled parking map. Look for a wheelchair icon. Or you can add to their data base by adding new locations that have parking spaces for people with disabilities.
DisabledTravelers A resource for accessible travel information.
Affordable Colleges Online College Affordability: A Guide for Students with Disabilities.
States General Financial Resources Disability Agencies &
Top Websites 101 Top Websites for People with Special Needs. Great websites covering camps, music, dance, sports, special needs vacations, plus more.
My Red Hats Provides a convenient service for people who need wheelchair-accessible van rentals.
Able Data Provides objective information about assistive technology products and rehabilitation equipment
Chrysler Corp. - Automobility Program
(800) 922-3826 TTY
Chrysler will reimburse customers up to $1000 on a Dodge Ram van, and up to $750 on all other Chrysler vehicles when they install adaptive equipment to a new or leased vehicle within six months of delivery. Chrysler also provides an information package
when you call them.
Ford Mobility Motoring - MMP Headquarters
(800) 952-2248 V
(800) 833-0312 TTY
Ford and associated manufacturers offer up to $1000 reimbursement on a newly purchased or leased Ford or Lincoln-Mercury vehicle, when adaptive
equipment is installed.
GM Mobility Assistance Center
100 Renaissance Center, PO Box 100
Detroit, MI 48265-1000
1-800-833-9935 TTY (Text Telephone)
Toyota Mobility Program
Driver Rehabilitation Specialists This non-profit organization is the primary professional association in the field of driver education, driver training and transportation equipment modifications for persons with disabilities.
Access Travel Center 10,000 places to find money grants
Government Benefits Your Benefits Connection
Military Health System
Disability Benefits (displays in PDF file in new window)
Department of Veterans Affairs
Information and Assistance
Resources Accredited Online Colleges and Disability Education.
GovBenefits One-step resource for Americans to learn if they are eligible to receive government benefits.
Disability Grants and Funding Sources
Employment, Independence, Equality
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Loans For any product, device, or building modification.
Designed to assist anyone with a disability.
Bank Loans E-Z Access Loan Program offered target business that are seeking to comply
with requirements of the ADA.
Plan for Achieving Self Support
Covers modifications to a home through an SSI savings plan.
Technical Assistance Collaborative (TAC) A national organization that works to achieve positive outcomes on behalf of people
Resources Guide to Disability Resources on the Internet
Guide to Buying a Home for People with Disabilities Accessible Homes and Accessible
Homes and Communities U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Site covers housing for people with disabilities
Home Buying Guides Want to Buy a Home? Let Us Point You in the Right Direction.
Digital Federal Credit Union
Informed Consumer Guide to Funding Assistive Technology
Access Travel Center
Comprehensive listings of all things pertaining to accessibility
and senior travel.
Access-Able Travel Source Access Information and Resources to the mature traveler and
travelers with disabilities, plus state and local Information.
Vacations for Special Travelers Trips are designed for people with developmental disabilities and special needs who require staff assistance for a safe and enjoyable vacation.
Traveling Resources for the Disabled A valuable Web page from the Saint Lucia site covering travel resources for the blind, deaf and wheelchair users, plus more.
Travel, Inc. This rental program will cover the entire State of
SafePlace's Disability Services Safe Place complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and provides reasonable accommodations upon request to people with disabilities.
Travelin’ Talk Network A global network of persons with Disabilities (and non-disabled) who have joined together and formed a unique family of friends around the world.
Access Travel Center's Scholarships Insider’s Information For
Getting a Great Scholarship.
Affordable Colleges Online College Affordability: A Guide for Students with Disabilities.
Educational Training and Help Resources
FastWEB Scholarship Search.
WiredScholar Free Scholarship Search.
Federal Grant Programs A single, comprehensive web site that will contains
Information about finding and applying for all federal grant programs.
Federal Scholarships & Aid Gateways Free Guide to All Government Grants,
Scholarships and Loans for Students.
American Indian College Fund Scholarships and awards for students who are currently enrolled at a tribal college.
American Indian Graduate Center Helps American Indian College graduates to
continue their education at the master's, doctorate and professional degree level.
American Psychological Association (APA) Scholarships and Fellowships A listing of
Scholarship and fellowship programs offered.
American Sociological Association Graduate funding Providing funding opportunities
to graduate students of sociology and sociologists with a doctorate degree.
Americorps Scholarships for outstanding service to the community.
Astronaut Scholarship Foundation Scholarships awarded by the Astronaut
Athletic Scholarships A free database of Arkansas scholarships.
Ayn Rand Essay Scholarships For high school and college students.
Baptist Scholarships A database for scholarship news.
College Board Scholarship Search Scholarships, loans, internships and financial
aid from organizations that match your education level, talents and background.
College Fund/UNCF To enhance the quality of education by providing financial
assistance to deserving students.
Easley National Scholarship Program For American high school seniors whom exhibit
Scholastic excellence, leadership, merit, integrity, and outstanding character.
Epilepsy Scholarship from Pfizer Students with Epilepsy Receive Scholarships for College.
FAFSA On The Web Your Key Aid Form & Info.
Guaranteed Scholarships Grants and financial aid are available to students in many forms.
Intel Science Talent Search A nationwide competition which is one of America's oldest and most highly-regarded pre-college science contest.
International Students Scholarships and Aid Help.
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarships The JRF Education and Leadership
Development Program awards up to $6,000 per year for four years.
Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship for African-American students in South Florida.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Provides an award to ten outstanding individuals who overcome daunting odds to expand access to health care and social services to under
served and isolated populations in communities across the United States.
Marine Corps Scholarships Foundation Providing financial assistance in the form of
scholarships to deserving sons and daughters of United States Marines and children
of former Marines in their pursuit of higher education.
Methodist Scholarships United Methodist Publishing House Merit Scholarship Program.
Minority Health Program The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) supports training opportunities to help individuals prepare for a career in health services research.
Presidential Freedom Scholarships The program is designed to highlight and promote service and citizenship by students and to recognize students for their leadership in those areas.
The Roothbert Scholarship Fund Created to help men and women in need of financial
Aid to further their education.
Scholarships and Grants Links to many resources.
ScienceNet Undergraduate Scholarship Listing.
Shaklee Institute The Shaklee Teacher Award is designed to recognize up to ten
of America's most outstanding teachers of children with disabilities.
State Farm Insurance Achievement Scholarships.
Website Rating Colleges On Their Disability Friendliness If you've got a disability, choosing a college means thinking about a lot more than just academic facilities and social amenities.
White House Fellow Program The program is designed to offer exceptional young men and women a first-hand experience working at the highest levels of the federal government.
Produces software to assist parents and educators to teach speech
and language to children with learning disabilities.
AbleLink Technologies Creating technology driven solutions that enable individuals with intellectual disabilities to set sail on a voyage to new opportunity and independence.
Able-Phone A leading manufacturer of adaptive telephones.
Able Planet, Inc. Giving peoples with mild to severe hearing loss micro-technology for accessing telecommunications.
Able Project Provide a network that empowers people with disabilities (Illness, accident, and aging) to easily find and obtain Mobility and Assistive products that support them in living a more independent life.
Access Industries Located in Grandview, MO, is the world's leading manufacturer of innovative wheelchair lifts, stair lifts and elevators for both residential and commercial use.
Adaptive Mobility Provider of Vehicle Adaptive Equipment.
BellSouth's Wireless E-mail Service BellSouth Wireless e-mail gives customers who are deaf, or who have speech disabilities the freedom to communicate instantly.
Cirque Corporation Developer of Glidepoint Touchpad Technology.
Crutch Specialist-Thomas Fetterman Inc. Thomas has fashioned a hi-tech line of
ultralite crutches, 'articulating' crutchtips.
DataHand Systems, Inc. Manufactures and markets Assistive Technology computer
keyboards that benefit the disabled and carpal tunnel.
Dragon Systems Speech & Voice Recognition The leading supplier of imagery, speech
and language solutions.
Drink-Aide A revolutionary product that enables people in wheelchairs to drink fluids independently.
Electronic Speech Enhancement, Inc. Makes speech clearer electronically.
Genadyne Biotechnologies, Inc. Provide very cost effective and high quality products.
Grover Gear Hard to find outdoor products for people with disabilities such as wheelchair hunting covers, wheelchair cushion covers, hunting harnesses, and much more.
In Touch Systems Magic Wand Keyboard.
Keybowl, Inc. The revolutionary Orbi Touch Keyless Keyboard.
Kensington Designs high-quality, stylish computer accessories for todays
Mobility International USA Challenge Yourself and Change the World.
My-T-Soft On-Screen Keyboard Utilities that completes the evolution of the user-interface for pen, touch screen, ruggedized, handheld, portable, tablet, wearable, adaptive, and wireless systems.
Origin Instruments Adaptive computer technology equipment.
QuadJoy Does It! The World's Premier On-Screen Keyboard for Windows Assistive Technology Users.
Scooter Link Medical Equipment Superstore The Nation's fastest growing retailer of
Scooters power wheelchairs, auto and stair lifts and lift chairs and more.
Silvercross Elevators Recycled and new stair lifts, ceiling lift, scooters etc.
Software for Lipreading Training CD ROM for seeing and hearing seech: Lessons in lip
reading and listening.
SpinLife Discount Price on Wheelchairs, Power wheelchairs, Scooters and Expert Advice
Trace Research & Development Center Trace has been a pioneer in the field of technology and disability.
View Point Mobility The "VISION" rear entrance lowered floor wheelchair minivan conversion.
Walk Easy Inc. A distributor of walking aids and accessories.
Resources Accredited Online Colleges and Disability Education.
About Cerebral Palsy Find out about cerebral palsy disease, types of cerebral palsy, and ask doctor if you are eligible for lifetime benefits.
Accessible Society Action Project (ASAP) Accessible Society gives journalists disability
issues information, background and contacts for reporting on disability and disability rights.
Adaptive Access Wheelchair Accessible ADA Construction
ADA Insights The most up-to-date and comprehensive source of research and analysis related to the enforcement of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) available today!
ADAPT American Disabled for Attendant Programs Today.
A leading manufacturer of mobility canes and mobility aids for the
blind and visually impaired.
American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) Dedicated to addressing the critical issues
of literacy, independent living, employment, and access through technology for the ten million Americans who are blind or visually impaired.
Aquatic Access Inc. Pool & Spa Lifts.
Arkansas Spinal Cord Commission Administer A statewide program to identify and
meet the unique and lifelong needs of people with spinal cord disabilities in the state.
Autism Treatment Information about successful treatments for Autism, with advice
from parents experienced with Autism.
Bad Faith Insurance Claims Gives visitors background information on the lawsuit against the largest disability insurer in the nation and informs visitors of their legal rights if their claim has been denied.
Barrier Free Lifts, Inc. Patient lifts which provide a variety of safe and effective ways to lift and transfer people from almost any position to just about anywhere they desire.
Bender Consulting Services Providing technology consulting services and career opportunities, for people with disabilities.
Center for Enriched Living The only life enrichment center for people with developmental disabilities in the Midwest. Provides educational, recreational and social skill development programs for youth, adults and seniors with developmental disabilities.
Center for the Study and Advancement of Disability Policy (CSADP) Providing public education, leadership development and training, technical assistance and information dissemination, and conducts action-research and analysis of public policy issues affecting individuals with disabilities and their families.
COOLhouseplans.com Wheelchair accessible house plans.
Cosmic Conniptions Autism library of science and spirit, living with, understanding and overcoming autism.
Courage.org To empower people with physical disabilities to reach for their full potential in every aspect of life.
Department Of Justice Section 508 A plain-English guide for those with disablities. Section 8 requires that Federal agencies' electronic and information technology is accessible to people with disabilities.
Design Linc The Design Linc is dedicated to bringing you design resource information for products and services available to the physically challenged and their caregivers.
DIESTCO Manufacturing Products that make life a little easier for people who use scooters, wheelchairs and walkers.
Disabled Entrepreneur Helps people with disabilities network to get help with their finances, get jobs, or start businesses of their own.
Disability Issues Information about health and fitness.
Disability Resource Resources for Disability.
Disability Social History Project Includes disabled heroes, important events in
disability history, and resources.
Emerging-Leaders Booz Allen Hamilton's summer internship program for emerging leaders with disabilities.
Fair Housing Accessibility FIRST A program designed to promote compliance with the Fair Housing Act design and construction requirements via a comprehensive training.
Fetal Alcohol and Drug Unit A Fetal Alcohol Syndrome researches unit headed by
Dr. Ann Streissguth, University of Washington - School of Medicine.
Flaghouse Striving to be the leading global supplier of products that education, recreation and therapy professionals need to help people enjoy and enrich their lives.
Friendship, Inc. A private non-profit organization serving people with developmental disabilities. We provide individualized comprehensive supports to allow for full
community participation and inclusion.
Golden Access Passport National Parks.
GovBenefits.gov A one-step resource for Americans to learn if they are eligible to
Receive government benefits.
Disabilities-Are-Us A chat room and community created by and for those of us with physical disabilities (but everyone is welcome).
Handi-Ramp Systems The first to recognize the need to assist the physically handicapped in achieving handicapped wheelchair access to places most of the population takes for granted.
Hertz Supply Offering an extensive line of health-care beds and furnishings including mattresses and bedside cabinets, designed to address all your needs - both functionally and aesthetically.
HireDeaf.com HireDeaf.com provides a highly resourceful and dynamic exchange between opportunity seekers and employers.
HRM Consulting Conducts interactive training workshops on-site and provides professional Vocational Consulting and expert testimony services.
Independent Life Resources A World of Resources for Persons with Disabilities, Senior Citizens, and Those Who are Homebound.
Innovative Products Increasing Mobility For Children.
Institute On Independent Living Disability Resources.
Quad Control Adaptive Products for Independent Living and Recreation (video games).
Life With Ease Products to make your life easier in every room of the house.
Mass Access Housing Registry Accessible housing registry for people with disabilities looking for housing.
MedSupport FSF International, Inc. We offer caring, support, and information
through a variety of interactive moderated forums and chat areas as well as a
monthly newsletter and a wide range of links to other sources of information.
Winter Paralympic Games The international representative organization of
elite sports for athletes with disabilities.
National Center on Physical Activity and Disability Provides information and resources that can enable people with disabilities to become as physically active as they choose.
National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives An association of over 3,300 attorneys and paralegal who represent Social Security and Supplemental Security Income claimants.
NCWD/Youth NCWD/Youth is one of two technical assistance centers funded by the U.S. Department of Labor to assist the workforce development community in addressing issues affecting the employment of people with disabilities.
Onestop Info The National Center on Workforce and Disability, provides technical assistance to one-stop career centers to build capacity to serve individuals with disabilities that is seeking employment.
Palaestra Forum of Sport, Physical Education & Recreation For Those With Disabilities.
Paralyzed Veterans of America A congressionally chartered veterans service organization founded in 1946, has developed a unique expertise on a wide variety of issues involving the special needs of our members — veterans of the armed forces who have experienced spinal cord injury or dysfunction.
Posey Company Making and distribute quality health care products for acute care,
home health, and long term care medical professionals.
Project ACTION Technical Assistance Our Mission: Accessible Community Transportation In Our Nation.
Professional Fit Clothing Unique and Special Clothing Service for the Health Care Industry.
PubMed A research and development facility dedicated to the issues of media and information technology for people with disabilities in their homes, schools, workplaces, and communities.
Proyecto Visión The National Technical Assistance Center for Latinos with Disabilities.
Real World Success The leading source of motivational speakers, custom training programs and performance improvement consulting for all organizations, companies and people, including the deaf, hard of hearing and people with disabilities.
Inside Specialized Communications
work with many of the nation's leading employers to identify and
recruit qualified professionals for a variety of job opportunities
in the technical and engineering areas.
Resource Guide for the Blind From Smart-Glasses.org providing information and about smart glasses and smart technology.
Signing Online Is designed to teach you American Sign Language from home, school, work, a library, an airport terminal, an Internet café, or anywhere you may be with an Internet connection, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Social Security Online The Official Website of the Social Security Administration.
TASH Working With Disability Rights Advocates Worldwide
Therapeutic Alliances Inc. Offers a complete line of electrotherapy and rehabilitation
equipment for treating SCI, stroke, MS, CP, and other neuromuscular disorders.
Truehope Nutritional Support Ltd. A non-profit company that provides education, advocacy and support for those who suffer from mental illness and want to pursue a natural healing alternative. .
ThyssenKrupp Access Solutions A leading supplier for mobility solutions in both homes and public areas..
Disability Checklist The Department of Labor checklist ensures meaningful participation of people with disabilities in programs and activities operated by recipients of financial assistance under the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA)
Websites 101 Top Websites for People with Special Needs. Great
websites covering camps, music, dance, sports, special needs
vacations, plus more.
American Bar Association The Commission On Mental And Physical Disability Law
Americans With Disabilities Act Information and Technical Assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act.
AoA Nationwide network of organizations and service providers to make support services and resources available to older persons and their caregivers.
Department of Veterans Affairs Federal Benefits for Veterans and Dependents.
NCD Bulletin A Monthly Publication of the National Council on Disability (NCD)
U. S. Access Board Accessibility For People With Disabilities
Active Learning To provide equipment for and a forum for a
special teaching method developed for severely handicapped children
known as Active Learning.
A Vision in Motion Topics include disability awareness, character development, self-esteem enhancement, conflict resolution, and other topics crucial to the intellectual growth of children, teens, and their parents.
Family Center on Technology and Disability Provides information about assistive technologies to organizations that work with the families of children with disabilities.
Families USA The Voice for Health Care Consumers.
Family Voices Partnering with professionals and families to advocate for health care services that are family-centered, community-based, comprehensive, coordinated and culturally competent.
Independent Living Center of Southern California Offering emergency services, benefits counseling, independent living skills classes, job preparation, computer classes, and a Client Assistance Program (CAP), plus more.
Mentors, Inc. A private, nonprofit organization that pairs Washington, D.C. public high school students with trained adult mentors.
Muscular Dystrophy Family Foundation Provides direct services to those with neuromuscular disease and their families, including wheel chairs, ramps, adaptive equipment, home visits, counseling, family camps and support groups.
MJ Designs Inc. Special clothing for people with disabilities.
NCWD for Youth The National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth addresses issues affecting the employment of people with disabilities. The site contains useful information and resources for youth with disabilities.
National Disabled Student's Union A national, cross-disability, student organization.
Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities Master list of State Yellow Pages.
Soaringwords - the power to heal Helps millions of ill children and families heal, supported by millions of caring people who visit the website and enjoy in-person Soaringwords activities to inspire ill children to never give up.
Residential Rehab Center Provide hope and support for families with special needs.
Committed to eliminating all doctor/hospital caused cerebral
palsy, Erb's palsy and other birth injuries, and helping you
cope with the challenges of caring for your special needs child.
The Agape Center A place where recovering alcoholics and other chemically dependent persons, and their family and friends can meet in a safe and comfortable atmosphere.
Symptoms MesotheliomaSymptoms.com is dedicated to helping
mesothelioma victims and their families.
American Childhood Cancer Organization Has helped over a million children beat cancer. Covers: Information, Awareness, Advocacy, Research.
The Amputee Coalition A national non-profit organization providing extensive resources, peer support, outreach and education to individual amputees, amputee caregivers, limb loss professionals and those dealing with the effects of limb loss.
Aquila Corp. Manufactures a line of pressure relief cushions.
The Boulevard A Directory of Products & Services for the Disabled, Elderly, Caregiver and Healthcare Professional.
Exercycle Manufacturer Of Exercise Bicycles.
Saratoga Publications Caregivers and Personal Assistants
National Health Law Program (NHeLP) Law firm that protects and advances the health rights of low-income and underserved individuals and families.
Immune A mailing list and resource center for people with
various immune-system related ailments.
Independent Life Resources A World of Resources for Persons with disabilities, Senior Citizens, and Those Who are Homebound.
Knueppel Health Care A company which provides a wide variety of supplies for patients.
The Maternal and Child Health Library A virtual guide to MCH information.
Mayo Clinic Medicine Center Drug and Medication Information.
Medtronic Advanced Pain Therapies What is APT Neurostimulation?
Complementary and Alternative Medicine Information on complementary and alternative medicine.
Health Care Coach Provides basic information about health insurance and health care.
PharMerica The Preferred Source of Pharmacy Care Solutions.
Post-Polio Health International (PHI) Still working for polio survivors and users of home mechanical ventilation.
RxList The Internet Drug Index Providing fast, reliable information to both the consumer and the medical professional.
Uppertone The Unassisted Upper-Body Exercise System for Quadriplegics.
Vital ID Offers emergency personnel, doctors and nurses quick access to an accident victim's vital information, including medications or allergies as well as chronic medical conditions, while protecting the patient's privacy.
Association of Person with Disabilities
All About Multiple Sclerosis Provides accurate and comprehensive medical information about multiple sclerosis written in plain English by people living with the disease and its symptoms.
Disability World Interviews, news, and in-depth articles on disability issues from 25 countries.
European Year of People with Disabilities The Official Website.
Garaventa Lift Manufacturer Of Stair-Lift Evacu-Trac.
International Mosaic Down Syndrome Association Provides emotional support, information, and research for those affected by Mosaic Down syndrome.
Mobility International USA Challenge Yourself and Change the World. Our mission is to empower people with disabilities around the world through international; exchange, information, technical assistance and training programs.
Pearls of Africa Through their services, support and programs, Pearls of Africa aims to provide peace and accessible living for all by fostering awareness and improving the status of people with disabilities in Africa.
PACER Center Parent training and information center for families of children and youth with all disabilities from birth through 21 years old.
Program Development Associates Distributes multimedia
training and educational resources on an up-to-date list of
Disability World A webzine of international disability news and views.
Disabled Dealer Magazine Bringing people with disabilities and the elderly complete access to new and pre-owned adaptive equipment, services, resources, and events throughout the nation.
Disability A book from the Institute of Medicine, provides a
wealth of detail on the workings of the Social Security
Exceptional Parent Magazine The leading publication for the special needs community. Empowering parents and professionals by sharing ideas, support, products and resources in the care and parenting of children with disabilities and special healthcare needs.
Mainstream Magazine News and Advocacy in Disability Rights.
NCWD/Youth Your source for information about employment and youth with disabilities.
Mobility Magazine A magazine for active wheelchair users.
News on GOOGLE Type in the word "disabilities" and get results on all news
for people with disabilities.
Special Living Magazine A magazine for better and easier living for people with disabilities.