Wednesday, August 11, 2010
The National Organization on Disability » Disability Resources: "* Home * About Us * What We Do * Our Partners & Funders * News & Events * For Business Leaders * Research & Publications * Disability Resources Disability Resources * Employment Resources * Transportation Resources * Emergency Preparedness for Persons with Disabilities Information for People with Disabilities NOD has several in-house resources for organizations, businesses, and service providers on disability employment related issues. For more information on these offerings, see our CEO Council and What We Do. While we are not a direct service provider, NOD offers resources and information for people with disabilities, including resources for legal advocacy, employment, transportation, and emergency services. General Resources Disability.gov Disability.gov is a federal Website that contains disability-related resources on programs, services, laws, and regulations to help people with disabilities lead full, independent lives. Topics include benefits, civil rights, community life, education, emergency preparedness, employment, housing, health, technology, and transportation. Visit Disability.gov. The Protection and Advocacy System The Protection and Advocacy System is a national network of congressionally created, legally-based disability rights agencies providing legal representation and other advocacy services to people with disabilities. Protection and Advocacy agencies work to provide people with disabilities equal access to employment opportunities, public services, and public accommodations. Find your state’s Protection and Advocacy agency. National Council on Independent Living The National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) advances independent living and the rights of people with disabilities through consumer-driven advocacy. Services include information and referral, independent living skills training, individual and systems advocacy, and peer counseling. Find a Center for Independent Living or Statewide Independent Living Council in your area. Self-Advocacy Online Self-Advocacy Online in an educational and networking website that helps you connect with self-advocacy organizations near you. Find self-advocacy organizations in your area. Find more disability resources * Employment Resources * Transportation Resources * Emergency Preparedness for Persons with Disabilities - Sent using Google Toolbar"
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