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    Popular! The Arc: Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Top Rated
    A good resource of updated online links to start your search for disability resources. Includes the following categories: Information About Specific Mental Retardation Conditions, Support for Community Living, Employment/Transition to Work, General Information for Families, Special Education, Assistive Technology, Health Promotion and Disability Prevention, Disability Resources, Accrediting Organizations, Organizational and Grant Resources, National Disability Organizations, and Disability-Related Products & Services. Published and maintained by the Arc, a national association for people with developmental disabilities and mental retardation.
    http://www.thearc.org/Page.aspx?&pid=215&srcid=183 - 27-Feb-2000 - Hits: 1224 - Rate This | Details
    Administration on Aging
    The Elders and Families section of the Administration on Aging website is designed to assist older persons and their caregivers quickly obtain information and resources on a variety of aging-related topics. Topics include:
    • Alzheimer's Resource Room
    • Disaster Assistance
    • Elder Rights & Resources
    • For Caregivers
    • Housing
    • How to Find Help
    • Nutrition
    • Promoting Healthy Lifestyles
    • Services for Seniors
    • Volunteer Opportunities

    http://www.aoa.gov/ - 28-Nov-2006 - Hits: 356 - Rate This | Details
    Canine Companions for Independence Top Rated
    Canine Companions for Independence provides assistance dogs to people with developmental or physical disabilities who can demonstrate that a Canine Companion will enhance their independence or quality of life. CCI dogs are provided at virtually no cost to the graduates. All the expenses of breeding, raising, and training a Canine Companion is funded through private donations.
    http://www.caninecompanions.org - 8-Oct-2006 - Hits: 398 - Rate This | Details
    Care Conversations
    Through information and guidance, Care Conversations helps people connect with loved ones, health care providers, and industry professionals. Care Conversations provides insight into the care planning process and firsthand accounts of various care experiences.

    Care Conversations is an initiative led by the American Health Care Association (AHCA), the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) and America's Skilled Nursing Caregivers. Together, these trade associations represent more than 11,000 assisted living care, Skilled Nursing Care, and post-acute care facilities across the country. AHCA and NCALís shared mission is to provide people of all ages and care needs with the highest quality of care combined with the deepest level of compassion. These organizations help families and communities close the gap between home and hospital, life on your own and end of life. Recognizing the vital importance of respect and dignity, AHCA and NCAL are committed to providing quality care and positive quality of life.

    http://www.careconversations.org/ - 29-Nov-2006 - Hits: 251 - Rate This | Details
    Child and Adolescent Mental Health Top Rated
    A UK child and adolescent mental health (CAMH) resource and discussion forum for parents, young people and professionals. Contains information pages for young people on bullying, psychosis, depression, substance abuse, ADHD, autism, eating disorders, OCD, and links to relevant books to read for both young people and professionals.
    http://www.camh.org.uk/ - 13-Oct-2003 - Hits: 743 - Rate This | Details
    Create Top Rated
    Alliance of mental health day service providers in the UK offering skills and educational training to those with a mental illness or disability.CREATE Swansea provides mental health services through an alliance of mental health day service providers in the Swansea area who offer help and support for people who suffer severe mental health disabilities or illness. This is achieved through developing the skills and abilities of day service users. Through rehabilitation, education and training in the community CREATE aims to improve the quality of life for those affected by mental illness. CREATE members have signed-up to this Joint Service Philosophy statement: "CREATE is a joint working partnership involving statutory and voluntary services, committed to providing access to quality services, tailored to meet the needs of individual mental health service users."
    http://www.createswansea.co.uk/ - 16-Jul-2004 - Hits: 262 - Rate This | Details
    Disability.Gov Top Rated
    Welcome to Disability.gov, the U.S. federal government website for information on disability programs and services nationwide.

    This inter-agency site connects people with disabilities, their families and caregivers to helpful resources on topics such as how to apply for disability benefits, find a job, get health care or pay for accessible housing. You can also find organizations in your community to help you get the support you need.

    https://www.disability.gov/ - 1-Jan-2006 - Hits: 548 - Rate This | Details
    HEATH Resource Center
    The George Washington University HEATH Resource Center is the national clearinghouse on post-secondary education for individuals with disabilities. Publications include: financial aid for students with disabilities, career planning, distance learning, disclosure issues, fact sheets, and a quarterly newsletter.
    http://www.heath.gwu.edu/ - 2-Nov-2005 - Hits: 253 - Rate This | Details
    Job Accommodation Network (JAN) Top Rated
    JAN is a free consulting service designed to increase the employability of people with disabilities by: (1) providing individualized worksite accommodations solutions, (2) providing technical assistance regarding the ADA and other disability related legislation, and (3) educating callers about self-employment options.
    http://askjan.org/ - 2-Nov-2005 - Hits: 242 - Rate This | Details
    National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC)
    National Rehabilitation Information Center is a gateway to an abundance of disability- and rehabilitation-oriented information organized in a variety of formats designed to make it easy for users to find and use. This website includes more than 70,000 documents and journal articles. Access resources for employment, advocacy, benefits, financial assistance, education, technology, and more.
    http://www.naric.com/ - 2-Nov-2005 - Hits: 167 - Rate This | Details
    Nonverbal Learning Disorders Association
    Nonverbal Learning Disorder (NLD) is a neurological disorder which originates in the right hemisphere of the brain. Reception of nonverbal or performance-based information governed by this hemisphere is impaired in varying degrees, causing problems with visual-spatial, intuitive, organizational, evaluative, and holistic processing functions.
    http://www.nlda.org/ - 25-Dec-2005 - Hits: 238 - Rate This | Details
    Office of Special Education Programs
    The Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) is dedicated to improving results for infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities ages birth through 21 by providing leadership and financial support to assist states and local districts. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) authorizes formula grants to states, and discretionary grants to institutions of higher education and other non-profit organizations to support research, demonstrations, technical assistance and dissemination, technology and personnel development and parent-training and information centers.
    http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/osep/index.html - 26-Dec-2005 - Hits: 103 - Rate This | Details