General National Resources

General Disability Services Information

Published in Resources – The Disability Resource Community is a platform designed for people with disabilities, their family members and caregivers to ask questions, share resources and build community around the things that matter most. The website features a community events calendar as well as business and service reviews. –  Facing Disability is a web resource with more than 1,000 videos drawn from interviews of people with spinal cord injuries, their families, caregivers and experts. – is a leading Social Security Disability website written by a former social security disability worker. The goal of the site is to make it easy for individuals and their families to understand their rights, what they are entitled to, and how to qualify for benefits. – One Stop resource guide for disability information – Connecting the Disability Community to Information and Opportunities; providing easy access to comprehensive disability-related information and resources. – United State Access Board. The Access Board is an independent Federal agency devoted to accessibility for people with disabilities. The site lists all of the current information on ADA and ABA regulations and requirements. – U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – The Social Security and Supplemental Security Income disability programs are the largest of several Federal programs that provide assistance to people with disabilities – The Social Security and Supplemental Security Income disability programs are the largest of several Federal programs that provide assistance to people with disabilities – The Arc is the world’s largest community based organization of and for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It provides an array of services and support for families and individuals and includes over 140,000 members affiliated through more than 780 state and local chapters across the nation. The Arc is devoted to promoting and improving supports and services for all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Job Searching and Training – The goal of ABILITYJobs and JobAccess is to enable people with disabilities to enhance their professional lives by providing a dedicated system for finding employment. – Regarding the Social Security Administration’s “Ticket-to-Work” program and the Work Incentive Planning & Assistance (WIPA) site. – (Formerly NISH), a national nonprofit, is the leading source of job opportunities for a dedicated and highly qualified workforce – people with significant disabilities. A nationwide network of more than 550 community nonprofit agency partners to fulfill contracting needs for the Federal Government, commercial businesses and government contractors. – The web site of the Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, the independent federal agency that administers the AbilityOne Program. The AbilityOne Program’s mission is to provide employment opportunities for people who are blind or have other severe disabilities in the manufacture and delivery of products and services to the federal government.  – offers a resource regarding a collection of scholarships for students with disabilities.  – Career resources for Americans with Disabilities

Rehabilitation Services – The Job Accommodation Network- Resource for Workplace Productivity Enhancements and Reasonable Accommodation Solutions.

Education Services

Scholarships & Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities –

Study Tips for College Students with Dyslexia and Dysgraphia –

Studying with ADHD –

Going to College with ASD –

Thriving in Trade School with a Disability –

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