Category: Disabilities


The Centre for ADHD Awareness Canada

CADDAC is a national, not-for-profit, organization providing leadership and support in awareness, education and advocacy for ADHD organizations and individuals across Canada. From a day to day perspective this means CADDAC organizes, builds and presents up-to-date scientifically based, educational programs; actively advocates to government and institutional decision makers for changes that will benefit those with ADHD, their families and care providers; provides one on one support and information to parents and adults with ADHD; provides networking between ADHD groups across Canada, and strives to increase the awareness and understanding of ADHD on all levels. For more information contact us at: Address - 7800 Kennedy Road, Suite 303A Markham ON L3R 2C7 Phone: (416) 637-8584 Website: http://www.caddac.ca/  (Read More...)
San Andreas Regional Center

Our Vision: People First Through Service, Advocacy, Respect, and Choice - A vision for leadership in service and advocacy for individuals with developmental disabilities. San Andreas Regional Center recognizes the ongoing need for advocacy to sustain the original intent and promise of the Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Act and commits itself to protecting its provisions. San Andreas Regional Center strives for community partnership and excellence in customer service with its well-trained staff and service providers who use up-to-date technology, are good at what they do and are committed to this vision. San Andreas Regional Center enables the individuals it serves and their families to determine what happens in their lives. San Andreas Regional Center fulfills this vision through respect for the people it serves and their families, friends, service providers, agencies, staff, and community. San Andreas Regional Center accomplishes this vision through an organization that is trusted, responsive, supportive, creative, proactive, well-managed, and people friendly.  (Read More...)
Brain Rehabilitation And Injury Network (B.R.A.I.N.)

Brain Rehabilitation And Injury Network (B.R.A.I.N.) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the highest level of research, recovery and residual care for adults who suffer from a brain injury, and to providing their families with resources and support. B.R.A.I.N. offers various therapies, classes, support groups, social activities, resources and referrals to brain injury survivors and their loved-ones. This multi-faceted and unique organization provides a place of understanding and hope to many. B.R.A.I.N.’s ultimate vision is to build a premier adult community that specializes in offering therapeutic solutions for brain injury survivors. Because each brain injury is unique, the center will be created to address individual needs. With over 1 million brain injuries occurring each year in America, it is time to give a voice to this unrecognized issue. EIN#: 943455820  (Read More...)
Central WA Disability Resources

CWDR is a non-residential center for independent living providing assistance through independent living planning, peer support, advocacy, information and referrals. Our Commitment to you For over twenty five years, CWDR has enhanced our communities through advancing the empowerment, inclusion, and wellness of all persons with disabilities through advocacy, community education, peer mentoring, and skill development so that they may realize independence and full participation in life.  (Read More...)
STAR Institute for Sensory Processing Disorder

STAR Institute is the premier treatment, research and education center for children and adults with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD). This includes feeding disorders and other disorders with sensory issues such as autism and ADHD.  (Read More...)
Access Living

Established in 1980, Access Living is a change agent committed to fostering an inclusive society that enables Chicagoans with disabilities to live fully–engaged and self–directed lives. Nationally recognized as a leading force in the disability advocacy community, Access Living challenges stereotypes, protects civil rights and champions social reform. Their staff and volunteers combine knowledge and personal experience to deliver programs and services that equip people with disabilities to advocate for themselves. Access Living is at the forefront of the disability rights movement, removing barriers so people with disabilities can live the future they envision.  (Read More...)
Girl Power 2 Cure

Girl Power 2 Cure - Rett University is a 501(c)(3) organization chartered to raise funding to support: 1. Rett Syndrome treatment and curative research 2. General family resource and emotional support of children/families affected by Rett Syndrome 3. Educational programs for disabled and non-verbal children suffering from Rett Syndrome and other debilitating neurological conditions (Downs Syndrome, CP, Angelman Syndrome, Autism, etc.) which limit their ability to communicate, read, and write in traditional classroom settings (includes teacher and professional training/seminars for therapists and other specialists targeting services to complex-needs individuals). Note: Rett Syndrome is a debilitating neurological condition which predominantly affects females, robbing them of the ability to speak, walk, or use their hands. It is caused by a random genetic mutation on the X-chromosome. 1 in 10,000 girls are affected, without regard to race, origin or any other common factor.  (Read More...)
American Chronic Pain Association

Since 1980, the ACPA has offered peer support and education in pain management skills to people with pain, family and friends, and health care professionals. The information and tools on our site can help you to better understand your pain and work more effectively with your health care team toward a higher quality of life.  (Read More...)
National Ability Center

The National Ability Center provides world-class adaptive recreation and outdoor adventures for individuals and families of differing abilities, physical, cognitive and developmental, including competitive athletes, youth, veterans and more. Rooted in the mountains of Park City, Utah for over 30 years, with additional facilities in Salt Lake City and Moab, the National Ability Center empowers participants by building self-esteem, confidence and lifetime skills through inclusive programming and activities such as alpine and Nordic skiing, snowboarding, horseback riding, cycling, swimming, rafting, archery, among others. The National Ability Center is globally recognized as a chapter of Disabled Sports USA and is one of only 12 Gold U.S. Paralympic Sports Clubs. For more information, visit discovernac.org. Adaptive Sports & Adventure Programs Include: Alpine Skiing & Snowboarding Whitewater Rafting Rock Climbing Cycling, Mountain Biking & Winter Fat tire biking Camping, Orienteering & Hiking Equestrian Water & Paddle Sports Day and Overnight Camps Challenge Course Nordic Skiing, Snowshoeing Supported Internships and more!  (Read More...)
Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services

The Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) expands opportunities for employment, independent life and economic self-sufficiency by helping Oklahomans with disabilities bridge barriers to success in the workplace, school and at home. To connect to the DRS office in your area call 800.487.4042 or visit our Office Locator page.  (Read More...)

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