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American Association of People with Disabilities
Information and news, including legislative alerts.

Center for an Accessible Society: Disabilities Information for Journalists
"Funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, The Center for An Accessible Society is a national organization designed to focus public attention on disability and independent living issues by disseminating information developed through NIDRR-funded research to promote independent living."

US General Services Administration page on Usability and Accessibility
Information on Section 508 and the Buy Accessible Wizard to help simplify finding accessible technology.

CIDNY (Center for Independence of the Disabled New York)

Cornucopia of Disability Information
Index of links to local, state, and national informational resources, developed by the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Disability Resources
Portal to disability resources on the Internet, linking to many select websites arranged by subject and location.

Disability.gov
Federal programs, services, and resources for Americans with disabilities and their families.

Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD)

Medline Plus
Find information from current, well researched websites about all areas of health including disabilities. This site also links to Medline where you will find citations to current articles about your topic.

National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities
National information and referral center that provides information on disabilities and disability related issues for families, educators and other professional.

New York Institute for Special Education
Programs for children with blindness or visual impairments, as well as those with emotional, learning, or developmental disabilities.

New York State Education Department; Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities (VESID)
VESID, an office of the New York State Education Department, each year offers thousands of New Yorkers who have a disability an opportunity to become independent through education, training and employment.

Social Security Administration Office of Disability
Provides access to publications like The Social Security Handbook, and to information about welfare reform, childhood disability , social security disability, and employment support programs.

The Family Village
A global community that integrates information, resources, and communication opportunities on the Internet for persons with cognitive and other disabilities, for their families, and for those that provide them services and support.