disability links

Advocating for Your Child How-to help on advocating for special education services, from Wrightslaw

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law Legal advocacy for the civil rights and human dignity of people with mental disability

Deaf Linx Resources for the Deaf

Dendron Magazine by and for psychiatric survivors

Family Voices Advocacy and information regarding community-based services for children and youths with disabilities 

Gaullaudet University America’s premier university for the Deaf

Hearing Loss Association of America, Binghamton Chapter Local chapter of a national support group.

Hearing Loss Association of America News, publications, events calendar

Institute on Community Integration Research, information, technical assistance and publications to improve personal and social community-based supports for people with disabilities

MindFreedom International: Win Mental Health Human Right MFI is an independent nonprofit coalition defending human rights and promoting humane alternatives for mental and emotional well being

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Support, Education, Advocacy, and Research

Narrative Television Network True streaming described video movies for people with visual impairments (requires RealPlayer and a fast connection)

National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy Mental health advocacy

National Association of the Deaf The NAD is the nation’s premier civil rights organization of, by and for deaf and hard of hearing individuals in the United States of America

National Autism Association The leader and most experienced organization on autism

National Federation of the Blind The National Federation of the Blind knows that blindness is not the characteristic that defines you or your future

New York State Office of Mental Health Promoting the mental health of new yorkers

QualityMall Comprehensive site featuring information on services, products and practices for person-centered support of people with developmental disabilities

Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf The Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. (RID), a national membership organization, plays a leading role in advocating for excellence in the delivery of interpretation and transliteration services between people who use sign language and people who use spoken language

Rural Institute on Disability Guided by values of independence, productivity, integration, and inclusion of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families”; information, training, research and dissemination

The Arc Home Page National organization on mental retardation

The Catholic Deaf Community of the Syracuse Diocese We are a community of people – Deaf, hard of hearing and hearing

United Cerebral Palsy Association UCP educates, advocates and provides support services to ensure a life without limits for people with a spectrum of disabilities

United Spinal Association Formerly known as the Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Association, United Spinal addresses many generic disability issues through cutting edge legal and legislative advocacy