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Online Resources

Please note that the Native American Disability Law Center does not maintain these sites and cannot verify the information they contain.

  • National Mental Health Consumers' Self-Help Clearinghouse

    Connects people to self-help and advocacy resources and offers expertise to and about peer-run groups and organizations that serve people who have been diagnosed with mental illnesses.

    Additional Info

    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Information/Disability
  • National Mental Health Information Center US Dept. of Health and Human Services

    Includes links to publications, events and services locator.

    Additional Info

    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Information/Disability
  • National Native American AIDS Prevention Center

    Helps organizations that serve Native communities to plan, develop and manage HIV/AIDS prevention, intervention, care and treatment programs.

    Additional Info

    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Native American Rights
  • National Native American Veterans Association

    Educates and assists Native American Veterans in areas including veteran rights, entitlements, and benefits. Assists Tribal Entities to develop veteran groups, and provides a resource center for information on veteran rights, entitlements, and benefits which can be used to augment current tribal programs.

    Additional Info

    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Native American Rights
  • National Network of ADA Centers

    Comprised of 10 regional centers that provide information, training and technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act. Maintains a national toll free information line.

    Additional Info

    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Disability Business & Technical Assistance Center
    • Phone (800) 949-4232 (V/TTY)
  • National Organization on Disability

    Mobilizes, supports, and involves citizens and groups in working partnerships at local, state, and national levels. Publishes list of liaisons employed by state organizations on disability.

    Additional Info

    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Disability Business & Technical Assistance Center
  • National Veterans Legal Services Program

    Trains advocates in veterans law so that they can efficiently help veterans secure benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

    Additional Info

    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Disability Business & Technical Assistance Center
  • Native American Advocacy Program

    South Dakota non-profit, grassroots organization for persons residing on and near tribal lands in South Dakota. Assists Native Americans with disabilities and Native American Youth by promoting a healthy lifestyle, providing prevention, education, training, advocacy, support, independent living skills, and referrals.

    Additional Info

    • Resource Type Organization: State Protection/Advocacy, Resource: Native American Rights
    • State South Dakota
  • Native American Rights Fund

    Nonprofit law firm dedicated to asserting and defending the rights of Indian tribes, organizations and individuals nationwide.

    Additional Info

    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Native American Rights
  • Paralyzed Veterans of America

    Works to maximize the quality of life for its members and all people with Spinal Cord Injury/Diseases. PVA is a leading advocate for health care, SCI/D research and education, veterans' benefits and rights, accessibility and the removal of architectural barriers, sports programs, and disability rights.

    Additional Info

    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Disability Business & Technical Assistance Center
  • Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights (PACER)

    Expands opportunities and enhances the quality of life of children and young adults with disabilities and their families, based on the concept of parents helping parents.

    Additional Info

    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Information/Disability
  • Special Education Resources on the Internet (SERI)

    Collection of Special Education information resources.

    Additional Info

    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Information/Disability
  • Special Education Web Resources

    Internet resources about special education and disability.

    Additional Info

    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Information/Disability
  • Spinal Cord Injury Network International

    Facilitates access to quality health care by providing information and referral services to spinal-cord-injured individuals and their families.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Information/Disability
  • Sprout (Travel and Recreation)

    Helps individuals with developmental disabilities and mental retardation grow through challenging and safe travel experiences. Based in New York City, but programs are available to people with MR/DD and the agencies that serve them throughout the United States.

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    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Information/Disability
  • The ARC

    Devoted to promoting and improving supports and services for all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Includes over 140,000 members affiliated through more than 850 state and local chapters across the nation.

    Additional Info

    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Disability Rights
  • The Autistics.org

    Information and resources by and for persons on the autistic spectrum.

    Additional Info

    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Information/Disability
  • The Center for Public Representation

    Nonprofit law firm providing mental health law and disability law services.

    Additional Info

    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Disability Rights
  • The Resource for Disability Legal Issues

    Provides common sense legal "do's and don'ts" to employees who have become or are about to become disabled. Topics addressed include "obtaining disability benefits," "overturning a denial of disability benefits," "saving your job," "leaving your job," "maximizing your pension," and "retaining your health care benefits."

    Additional Info

    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Information/Disability
  • Treatment Advocacy Center

    Dedicated to eliminating barriers to the timely and effective treatment of severe mental illnesses. Information and resources for families, advocates and law enforcement.

    Additional Info

    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Disability Business & Technical Assistance Center
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Guide to Disability Rights Laws

    September 2005

    Additional Info

    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Disability Law
  • UCP Assistive Technology

    Extensive list of links to information on AT, including AT funding.

    Additional Info

    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Assistive Technology
  • United Cerebral Palsy

    Provides information on cerebral palsy and advocates for the rights of persons with any disability.

    Additional Info

    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Disability Business & Technical Assistance Center
  • Veteran to Veteran

    Veterans helping veterans through the Veterans Administration maze. Guides veterans through the Veterans Affairs process for filing a claim for service connected disability compensation.

    Additional Info

    • Resource Type Organization: National, Resource: Disability Business & Technical Assistance Center