Community Resources

Community resources


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Disability resource organizations

Regional Resources Directory

This useful directory provides links to all kinds of disability information and help available in every state. Links include national and state agencies and organizations that can help provide referrals to more specialized, disability-specific or local programs.


ADA Technical Assistance Program

The ADA Technical Assistance Program is a federally funded network of organizations that provides ADA information, training and technical assistance to businesses, agencies and people with disabilities. The website provides links to the regional Disability and Business Technical Assistance Centers (DBTACs).


ADA Hot Links and Document Center

The ADA Hot Links and Document Center provides many useful links to the law, Supreme Court rulings regarding disabilities cases, guidelines to building, housing and recreation accessibility, ADA Technical Assistance manuals, and other materials.


The Access Board

The Access Board has a useful website for information about new construction and renovations as well as recreation facilities. The board has also developed online courses to teach about accessibility.


U.S. Department of Justice

The Department of Justice is responsible for issuing and enforcing many ADA regulations. Its authoritative website includes a wide range of technical assistance materials, settlement information and related documents.


The Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities

The Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities website contains resources and information on disabilities including publications, ADA, key laws, disability history, disability policy, parking and statistics.