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The following links to disability-related agencies and organizations are for your information and use. This list is constantly amended and updated and we welcome suggestions for additional links. If you would like to suggest web resources for this page, please email us the resource's URL.

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Links to Disability Related Newsletters

Mental Health Association of New Jersey - The Cutting Edge www.mhanj.org/news1.php

State of New Jersey Resources

Office of the Governor
http://www.state.nj.us/governor/

New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired
http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/cbvi/index.html

New Jersey Division of Children and Families
http://www.nj.gov/dcf/

New Jersey Department of Education
http://www.state.nj.us/education/

New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services
http://www.state.nj.us/health/

New Jersey Department of Human Services
http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/

New Jersey Division of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/ddhh/index.html

New Jersey Division of Developmental Disabilities
http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/ddd/index.html

New Jersey Divison of Developmental Disabilities Fact Sheets
http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/ddd/news/publications/factsheets.html

New Jersey Divison of Developmental Disabilities - Myths and Facts about Students and DDD
http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/dds/documents/DOE_DDDMythsandFacts_Final.pdf

New Jersey Division of Disability Services
http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/dds/index.html

New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services
http://www.nj.gov/humanservices/dmhas/home/index.html

New Jersey Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services
http://www.state.nj.us/labor/dvrs/vrindex.html

 

New Jersey Non-Profit Organizations

2-1-1 First Call for Help
http://www.211firstcall.org

Advancing Opportunities
http://www.advopps.org/

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing - NJ Chapter
http://www.agbellnj.org

Alliance for Disabled in Action
http://www.adacil.org

Alliance for the Betterment of Citizens with Disabilities (ABCD)
http://www.abcdnj.org

Allies Inc.
http://www.alliesnj.org

The Arc of New Jersey
http://www.arcnj.org

Autism New Jersey
http://www.autismnj.org

Community Health Law Project
http://www.chlp.org/

Community Justice Center
http://www.nj-communityjusticecenter.org

Developmental Disabilities Council
http://www.njddc.org

Elizabeth Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities
http://rwjms.umdnj.edu/boggscenter/

Family Resource Associates
http://frainc.org

Family Resource Network
http://familyresourcenetwork.org

Family Support Center of New Jersey
http://fscnj.org

Family Support Organization
http://njalliance-fso.org

Goodwill Home Medical Equipment (formerly YourResource)
http://www.goodwillhomemedical.org

Goodwill Industries of Southern New Jersey
http://www.goodwillnj.org/

League of Women Voters of New Jersey
http://www.lwvnj.org/

Mental Health Association of New Jersey
http://www.mhanj.org/

Mom 2 Mom Helpline Program
http://www.mom2mom.us.com

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NJ Affiliate)
http://www.naminj.org

New Jersey Connect for Recovery
http://www.njconnectforrecovery.org

New Jersey Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund
http://www.njcatastrophicfund.org

New Jersey Coalition for the Advancement of Rehabilitation Technology
http://www.njcart.org

New Jersey Self-Help Group Clearinghouse
http://www.njgroups.org

Northeast ADA and IT Assistance Center
http://www.ilr.cornell.edu/ped/northeastada/

Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN)
http://www.spannj.org

Statewide Independent Living Center (SILC)
http://www.njsilc.org

TECHConnection at Family Resource Associates
http://www.techconnection.org

National Resources

Abilities Expo
http://www.abilitiesexpo.com

AccessIT
http://www.access-it-online.info/public/welcome.asp

Accredited Online Colleges and Disability Education
http://www.accreditedonlinecolleges.org/Resources/Accredited-Online-Colleges-and-Disability-Education/

ADA
http://consumerlawpage.com/brochure/disab.shtml

Also visit The Evan Terry Associate webpage for ADA source documents
http://www.evanterry.com/

ADA Game
http://www.adagame.org

ADA - US Dept of Justice
http://www.ada.gov

ADA Watch
http://www.adawatch.org

Adapted Computer Technologies
http://www.compuaccess.com/

Administration on Developmental Disabilities (ADD)
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/add

Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR)
http://www.ahcpr.gov/

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf
http://www.agbell.org

Alliance for Technology Access
http://ataccess.org/

American Self-Help Group Clearinghouse
http://www.mentalhelp.net/selfhelp

Amputation Resource Foundation of America
http://www.amputeeresource.org

Attention Deficit Disorder Resources
http://www.addresources.org/

The ARC
http://thearc.org/

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
http://www.bazelon.org

Berkeley Policy Associates (BPA)
http://www.berkeleypolicyassociates.com/

Birth Injury Guide Website
http://www.BirthInjuryGuide.org

Care.com Special Needs Resouces
http://www.care.com/special-needs-articles-resources-p1163.html

Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation
http://www.bu.edu/cpr/

Center for Research on Women with Disabilities (CROWD)
http://www.bcm.edu/crowd/

Cerebral Palsy Guide
http://www.cerebralpalsyguide.com

Center for the Study and Advancement of Disability Policy
http://www.disabilitypolicycenter.org

Children of Deaf Adults (CODA)
http://www.gallaudet.edu/dr/guid-hcodp.html

College Affordability: A Guide for Students with Disabilities
http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/spotlight/affordable-colleges-for-students-with-disabilities/

Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition
http://www.colorado2.com/ccdc/

Concrete Change
http://www.concretechange.org/

Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD)
http://www.c-c-d.org

DEAF-LINK COLORADO E-ZINE
http://members.tripod.com/~deaflink/deaflink.html

Department of Education
http://www.ed.gov/

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Aging: http://www.nia.nih.gov/
Cancernet: http://www.cancer.gov/cancerinformation
Healthfinder: http://www.healthfinder.gov
Medline: http://www.nlm.nih.gov
Mammography: http://www.fda.gov/cdrh/
NIH Health: http://www.health.nih.gov/
Substance Abuse: http://www.samhsa.gov

Department of Justice
http://www.usdoj.gov

Department of Labor
http://www.dol.gov

Department of Labor, Disability Related Resources
http://www.disability.gov

Disability Connection
http://www.apple.com/disability/

Disability Resource
http://www.disabilityresource.com

Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund (DREDF)
http://www.dredf.org

Disaboom - Disability Networking
http://disaboom.com

Discover Technology
http://discovertechnology.com

Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Association
http://www.unitedspinal.org/pages.php

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
http://www.eeoc.gov

Family Alliance to Stop Abuse and Neglect
http://www.thefamilyalliance.net

Family Center on Technology and Disability
http://www.fctd.info

Family, Friendly, Fun
http://www.family-friendly-fun.com

Family Village
http://www.familyvillage.wisc.edu/library.htm

HealthCare.gov
http://www.HealthCare.gov

Help for Depression
http://www.helpfordepression.com

Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
http://www.njepadeherc.org

Home Buying Guide for People with Disabilities
http://www.totalmortgage.com/total-guide/home-buying-people-with-disabilities.asp

HUD - Housing Urban Development
http://www.hud.gov

Human Services Research Institute
http://www.hsri.org

IDEA
http://thearc.org/ga/idea97.html

Information Technology in Education Accessibility Checklist
http://www.washington.edu/accessit/it-checklist/

Information Technology Technical Assistance and Training Center
http://www.ittatc.org

Integrated Network of Disability Information and Education
http://www.education-world.com/awards/past/r0297-11.shtml

Internet Special Education Resources (ISER)
http://www.iser.com

Kids as Self Advocates (KASA)
http://www.fvkasa.org

Madnation
http://www.madnation.org

Mentalhealth Internet Resource
http://www.findcounseling.com

Mental Health Litigation Unit of the Massachusetts Committee for Public Counsel Services
http://www.mass.gov/cpcs/mhp/

Mental and Physical Law: ABA Campaign to Identify Disability Lawyers
http://www.abanet.org/disability/home.html

Mid-Illinois Talking Book Center
http://www.mitbc.org

Minnesota Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities
http://www.mncdd.org

Mortgage Guide for People with Disabilities
http://www.refinancemortgagerates.org/mortgage-guide-for-people-with-disabilities

Mortgage Loans for People with Disabilities
http://www.mortgageloan.com/disabilities

My Health Passport
http://flfcic.fmhi.usf.edu/projects/health.htm

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
http://www.nami.org

National Disability Rights Network
http://www.ndrn.org

National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy (NARPA)
http://www.narpa.org

National AT Advocacy Project
http://www.nls.org/natmain.htm

National Center for the Dissemination of Disability Research (NCDDR)
http://www.ncddr.org

National Center for Learning Disabilities, Inc. (NCLD)
http://www.ncld.org

National Center on Workforce and Disability for Adults
http://www.dol.gov/odep/ncwd/ncwd.htm

National Collaboration on Workforce and Disability for Youth
http://www.ncwd-youth.info

National Council on Disability
http://www.ncd.gov

National Empowerment Center
http://www.power2u.org

National Health Law Program (NHeLP)
http://www.healthlaw.org/

National Institutes of Mental Health
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/

National Institutes on Disability and Rehabilitation Research
http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/nidrr/index.html

National Mental Health Association (NMHA)
http://www.nmhs.org

National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification
http://www.homemods.org

National Technical Assistance Center for State Mental Health (NTAC)
http://www.nasmhpd.org/ntac.cfm

Neighborhood Legal Services
http://www.nls.org

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services
http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers

Online Colleges Database: Online Learning for Students with Disabilities
http://www.onlinecollegesdatabase.org/online-college-learning-for-students-with-disabilities/

Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan
http://www.pcip.gov

RESNA
http://www.resna.org

Resource Center to Address Discrimination and Stigma
http://www.adscenter.org

Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration
http://www.samhsa.gov/

Social Security Administration
http://www.ssa.gov

Social Security Disability Resource Center
http://www.ssdrc.com

SPAN Medicaid HMO Fact Sheet - English
http://www.spannj.org/familywrap/hmofactsheet.htm

SPAN Medicaid HMO Fact Sheet - Spanish
http://www.spannj.org/familywrap/hmofactsheet_es.htm

Special Education Teacher Resource List
http://www.guidetoonlineschools.com/library/special-education

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
http://www.samhsa.gov

TASH
http://www.TASH.org

The TechConnections
http://www.techconnections.org

Tnet Services: A Disability Systems & Software Development
http://www.tnet.com

UDL Center at CAST
http://www.udlcenter.org

VoiSys International: Voice activated software
http://www.voisys.com

United States Case Law
http://laws.lp.findlaw.com/

U.S House of Representatives
http://www.house.gov

UVA Special Education
http://curry.edschool.virginia.edu/go/specialed/

Traumatic Brain Injury Resources

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