Nationwide network of congressionally mandated, legally based disability rights agencies.
An independent federal agency making recommendations to the President and Congress on issues affecting 54 million Americans with disabilities. Site includes Frequently Asked Questions, news, links, and resources.
NLS, a unit of the Library of Congress, administers a free library program of braille and recorded materials that are circulated to eligible borrowers by postage-free mail through a network of cooperating libraries. Site includes information on elegibility, catalogs of books and magazines in Braille and audio, and publications.
An independent federal agency devoted to accessibility for people with disabilities. Site includes accessibility guidelines and standards, technical assistance, training, research, enforcement, and publications.
One-stop online access to resources, services, and information available throughout the Federal government.
Section 508 requires that Federal agencies' electronic and information technology is accessible to people with disabilities. Site includes information in Section 508, a calendar of events, accessible vendors, training, coordinators, forums, and links.
Runs national health care programs that benefit about 75 million Americans - Medicare, Medicaid, SCHIP, HIPAA, and CLIA. Site includes information on coverage and laws, local contacts, printable forms, glossary, and publications.
Collects and disseminates the results of federally funded research projects. Site includes five searchable databases of research, organizations, documents, and Internet pages; an interactive calendar of disability and rehabilitation events around the world; monthly features; and information/document request and publication forms.
A partnership with state governments, local communities, and the private sector to assist people with developmental disabilities to reach maximum potential through increased independence, productivity, and community integration.
A member-driven organization that is committed to representing the diverse interests of Developmental Disabilities Councils and the people with disabilities that Councils were created to serve.