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  • American Disabled for Accessible Public Transit ADAPT is a national organization that focuses on promoting services in the community. They help in providing mobility assistance instead of housing people with disabilities in institutions and nursing homes.
  • On-line resource center advocating and reaching out to people with limb loss to educate and empower them to lead rich and productive lives.
  • Resources, advocacy, research, events, articles, and more on this comprehensive site.
  • National nonprofit organization offering nationwide sports rehabilitation programs to anyone with permanent physical disability.
  • Dedicated to ending the devastating effects of multiple sclerosis, including treatments, research, advocacy, educational programs, special events..
  • Dedicated to serving the needs of spinal cord injured/diseased veterans and non-veterans with disabilities.
  • Special Olympics for the disabled, provides continual training and competition in Olympic style summer and winter sports.
  • Second largest health charity in America for advancement of independence and productivity of people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities.