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Autism Speaks
Advocacy Unlimited, Inc. – Advocacy Education for Persons with Psychiatric Disabilities
American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD)
American Foundation for the Blind
Disability Rights Advocates (DRA)
Epilepsy Foundation
Kids as Self-Advocates (KASA)
National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy (NARPA)
National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS)
United Spinal Association


NYS Housing AccessAbility is now ONLINE!
Mortgage & Home Loan Help Guide for People with Disabilities
SMART Apartment Video

Disability Resources

Able News: Online Newspaper For, By and About People with Disabilities
AbleRoad: Connecting People with Accessible Places
Access Unlimited: The Power of Choice in Mobility
Accredited Online Colleges and Disability Education
Alpha One Now
American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD)
American Civil Liberties Union
Assisted Living Facilities
Assistive Technology Exchange
Association of University Centers on Disabilities
Center for Disability Rights, Inc.
Center for Independence of the Disabled New York (CIDNY)
Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF)
Disabled Veterans National Foundation
Easter Seals
Families Together In New York State
Hadley School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Home Care Association of New York State
Jawonio: For Children & Adults with Development Disabilities
Mental Health Association of New York State, Inc.(MHANYS)
National Association of the Deaf (NAD)
National Center for Learning Disabilities
National Council on Independent Living (NCIL)
National Disability Institute: Building a better economic future for Americans with disabilities
National Federation of the Blind
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
National Organization on Disability (NOD)
New York Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services (NYAPRS)
Not Dead Yet News and Commentary Blog
Orange County New York DD Connection
Orange County Services At-A-Glance
Quit Smoking Community
Research & Training on Independent Living: Disability Preparedness
Senior Advisor: Senior Care & Services
Senior Care: Consumer-Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP)
Social Security Disability Resource Center
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Transit Orange
United Cerebral Palsy of New York City
Used Home Medical Equipment


Administration for Children and Families (ACF)
Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)
Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Early Intervention Services in Orange County
Environmental Protection Agency
Independent Living Centers Directory
Medicaid Questions & Answers
National Council on Disability
New York Connects Long Term Care
New York State Commission For the Blind (NYSCB)
New York State Education/Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (NYSE ACCES-VR)
New York State Justice Center:For the Protection of People with Special Needs
New York State Department of Health (DOH)
New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS)
New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH)
New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD)
New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA)
U.S. Department of Education: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS)
Orange County Department of Social Services
Orange County Human Rights Commission
Social Security Administration
State Disability and Health Programs
The Library of Congress
U.S. Department of Education – Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
U.S. Department of Labor: Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)
U.S. Department of Labor Employment & Training Administration (ETA)
What’s Happening in the Legislature (NYS Assembly)

Other Disability Sites

ADA Great Lakes
Association for Community Living
Free Ramp Builder Directory
AT&T Relay Services
Geri Mariano, Inspirational Speaker
Mesothelioma Claims
Guía Sobre Las Leyes de Discapacidad
National Network Disability Law Handbook – English Version

Other Documents

Cornell Cooperative Extension University
Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
The Disability Resource Library
New York Makes Work Pay Newsletter (NYMWP)
Voters Information
Voter Registration Form – English
Formulario de Registro de Votantes del Estado de Nueva York
Dictionary of Special Education and Special Needs Terms and Acronyms

Youth With Disabilities

Scholarships and Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities
National Youth Leadership Network (NYLN)
National Disabled Students Union (NDSU)
National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth
National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities
PACER Center
How Students with Disabilities Can Prepare for College
National Center on Secondary Education & Transition (NCSET)
Special Needs Education Colleges in New York

Local Links

Alzheimer’s Association of Hudson Valley
Brain Injury Assoc New York State (BIANYS)
Catholic Charities Services
Crystal Run Village, Inc.
Foodbank of the Hudson Valley
Healthy Orange Programs
Hudson Valley Region Disaster Assistance Resource Guide
Hudson Valley Region 2-1-1
Hudson Valley Psychodrama Training
Newburgh Homeless Shelter & Services Directory
The ARC of Orange
Orange County Chamber of Commerce
Orange County Department of Social Services
Orange County Office of Community Development
Orange Regional Medical Center (ORMC)
Shelter Listings
St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital Home Page
Southern Tier Independence Center
SUNY Orange Wellness Center – Severe Weather Resources


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