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Note: The following sites represent organizations and agencies that serve District of Columbia residents with disabilities. National organizations that happen to be based in DC are listed by subject in The DRM WebWatcher.
 
General
 Charitable Choices: Index of DC Metro Area Charities
 Washington DC Department of Human Services
See also Developmental Disabilities, Multi-Service Agencies
 
Advocacy and Legal Rights
 ADA Information Center for the Mid-Atlantic Region
 Advocates for Justice and Education
 Washington DC Office of Human Rights
 
Aging
 District of Columbia Office on Aging
 ElderWeb: District of Columbia
 U.S. Administration on Aging - District of Columbia Agency Programs
 National Resources
 
AIDS/HIV
 Washington DC HIV/AIDS Services [link not working 11/29/01]
 
Alzheimer's Disease
 Alzheimer's Association, National Capital Area
 National Resources
 
Arts
 WVSA arts connection
 National Resources
 
Assistive Technology
 University Legal Services Assistive Technology Program for the District of Columbia (ULS/ATP)
 National Resources
 
Autism
 D C Chapter Autism Society of America
 National Resources
 
Blindness and Visual Impairments
 Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
 Metropolitan Washington Ear
 National Resources
 
Brain Injury
 National Resources
 
Cancer
 Lombardi Cancer Center
 National Resources
 
Cerebral Palsy
 United Cerebral Palsy - Washington, DC and No. Virginia
 National Resources
 
Children
See also Developmental Disabilities, Education, specific disabilities
 Advocates for Justice and Education
 COPE - Creating Opportunities for Parent Empowerment
 District of Columbia Office of Early Childhood Development [link not working 11/29/01]
 District of Columbia Parent Training Information Center (DC-PTIC) [requires password 11/29/01]
 District of Columbia Youth Services Administration (YSA) [link not working 11/29/01]
 Georgetown University Child Development Center
 NICHCY State Contact Sheet
 Washington DC DHS Office of Early Childhood Development (OECD)
 National Resources
 
Communication Disorders
See also Deafness and Hearing Impairments
 District of Columbia Speech-Language-Hearing Association
 National Resources
 
Cystic Fibrosis
 Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - Metropolitan Washington, DC Chapter
 National Resources
 
Deafness and Hearing Impairments
See also Communication Disorders
 Deaf D.C. Web
 Deaf-REACH of Washington, DC
 Gallaudet University
 Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA) - Services for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired
 Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial - Library Services for the Deaf Community
 National Resources
 
Developmental Disabilities
See also Children, General, Multi-Service Agencies, specific disabilities
 The Arc of the District of Columbia
 Kennedy Institute
 Washington DC Developmental Disabilities State Planning Council
 Washington DC DHS Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Administration (MRDDA)
 National Resources
 
Diabetes
 Washington DC Diabetes Control Program
 National Resources
 
Down Syndrome
 National Resources
 
Education
See also Children, specific disabilities
 District of Columbia Public Schools - Special Programs
 National Resources
 
Employment
See also Vocational Rehabilitation
 EXCEL! Networking Group
 SOC Enterprises
 National Resources
 
Epilepsy
 Epilepsy Foundation of the Chesapeake Region
 National Resources
Financial Information
 Medical Assistance Administration
 State Child Health Plan
 Washington DC DHS Income Maintenance
 Workers' Compensation Program
 National Resources
 
Fragile X Syndrome
 National Resources
 
Head Injury
See Brain Injury
 
Health (General)
 District of Columbia's Project for Promoting the Health and Wellness of Persons with Disabilities
 Washington DC Department of Health
 National Resources
 
Housing
 My Own Place [requires password 11/29/01]
 National Resources
 
Learning Disabilities
 District of Columbia State Resources (LD OnLine)
 The Kingsbury Center
 State Resources Literacy and Learning Disabilities (NALLD)
 National Resources
 
Mental Illness
 KEN State Mental Health Services - District of Columbia
 NAMI DC
 National Resources
 
Mental Retardation
See Developmental Disabilities
 
Multi-Service Agencies
See also Children, Developmental Disabilities, General
 Abilities Network
 Easter Seal Society
 Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA) - Services for People with Disabilities
 
Multiple Sclerosis
 National Multiple Sclerosis Society - National Capital Chapter [link not working 12/3/01]
 National Resources
 
Rehabilitation
See also Vocational Rehabilitation
 National Rehabilitation Hospital (under construction)
 Washington DC DHS Rehabilitation Services
 National Resources
 
Respite Care
 National Respite Locator Service - Delaware and District of Columbia Respite Programs [link not working 12/3/01]
 National Resources
 
Speech Disorders
See Communication Disorders
 National Resources
 
Spina Bifida
 Chesapeake-Potomac Spina Bifida Association
 National Resources
 
Spinal Cord Injury
 National Resources
 
Sports and Recreation
 Special Olympics District of Columbia
 National Resources
 
Stroke
 National Resources
 
Tourette Syndrome
 Tourette Syndrome Association of Greater Washington
 National Resources
 
Transportation
 Potomac KnowledgeWay Project
 Project ACTION Accessible Traveler's Database - District of Columbia Cities
 National Resources
 
Veterans
 National Resources
 
Vocational Rehabilitation
 District of Columbia Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA)
 Washington DC Department of Human Services
 
Other Subjects
 National Resources
 
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