A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
A nonprofit, nonpartisan association dedicated to shaping and enriching the experience
of aging for its members (midlife and older persons) and for all Americans.
- Ability Online
An electronic mail system that connects young people with disabilities or chronic
illness to disabled and non-disabled peers and mentors.
- ADA Home Page
U.S. Department of Justice - Americans with Disabilities Act information site
- Aging commission of the midsouth
- Aging, National Council on the
- Aging, U.S. Administration on
- Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
- Alpha-One Organization
Center for Independent Living - South Portland, ME
- Alzheimer's Disease & Related Disorders Association
- American Association of People with Disabilities
A nonprofit cross-disability member organization that works in coalition with other
disability organizations for the full implementation and enforcement of disability
nondiscrimination laws, particularly the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of
1990 and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
Members train volunteers, tutor and mentor at-risk youth, build housing, clean up
rivers and streams, help seniors live independently, provide emergency and long-term
assistance to victims of natural disasters, and meet other community needs.
- Amputee Coalition of America
- Amputee Resource Foundation of America, Inc.
- Aphasia Association, National
- Apraxia KIDS
- Arc of the Midsouth, The
- Arc of the United States, The
- Arthritis Foundation
- Attention Deficit Disorder Association, National
- Autism and Asperger Spectrum, MAAP Services for
Information on social and communication disorders, with particular focus on Asperger
Syndrome and Nonverbal Learning Disorder.
- Autism Center
- Autism PDD Resources Network
- Autism Society of America
- Autism Society of the Midsouth
- Autism Solution Center, The
- Autism Treatment, Families for Early
- Caregivers Association, National Family
- Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities, The National Information
Materials also available in Spanish.
- Census Bureau, U.S.
Provides data on disability based on three primary sources: the Survey of Income and
Program Participation(SIPP), the decennial census of population, and the Current Population
- Children & Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
- Children of Deaf Adults
- Children's Disabilities Information
Web site offers families, service providers, and other interested individuals information
about advocacy, education, employment, health, housing, recreation, technical assistance,
and transportation covering a broad array of developmental, physical, and emotional
- Clovernook Center for the Blind
- College Preparation for Students with Disabilities - Student Lounge
A website managed by the DO-IT program at the University of Washington which contains
the following DO-IT resources that can help students with disabilities prepare for
college, succeed in college, and successfully transition from two-year to four-year
- Covering Kids
A national health access initiative for low-income, uninsured children.
- Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Community Resource Directory
- Deaf, National Association of the
- Deaf, Registry of Interpreters for the
Promotes the profession of interpreting and transliterating American Sign Language
- Diabetes Association, American
Connecting the disability community with employment information and opportunities.
- Disability, National Council on
An independent federal agency making recommendations to the President and Congress
on issues affecting Americans with disabilities.
- Disability, National Organization on
Promotes full and equal participation of America's 54 million men, women and children
with disabilities in all aspects of life.
- Disability Law and Advocacy Center
A nonprofit organization established to promote and improve awareness, availability
and accessibility of information that can help people with disabilities live, learn,
love, work and play independently. [Huge site]
- Down Syndrome, National Association for
- Down Syndrome Education Online
- Dyslexia Association, The International
- Medicine Program, The
Assists patients who may qualify to enroll in one or more of the many patient assistance
programs which provide prescription medicine free-of-charge to individuals in need,
regardless of age.
- Memphis Center for Independent Living, The
- Mental Health Services, The Center for
- Mental Health, National Institue of
- Mental Health Association, National
Affiliated with the University of Memphis, Mid-South Educational Software Clearinghouse,
and RISE: Restructuring for Inclusive School Environment, it provides services and
information to pre-service and in-service teachers, consumers and care givers regarding
Meritan is a nonprofit organization providing services for seniors, specialized foster
care for children, assistance for the visually impaired, and programs for the developmentally
- Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, The
- Mid-South Access Center for Technology
- Multiple Sclerosis Education Network - HealthTalk
- Multiple Sclerosis Foundation
- Multiple Sclerosis International Federation
- Multiple Sclerosis Society, The National
- Muscular Dystrophy Association
(Disclaimer: Neither the University of Memphis nor Disability Resources for Students
endorse any of the links below, but provides them solely as a source of information.)
- VSA Arts
A nonprofit organization that creates learning opportunities through the arts for
people with disabilities.
Disability Resources for Students
110 Wilder Tower
Memphis, TN 38152-3520
Phone: 901-678-2880 V/TTY