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 Frequently Asked Questions About Disability Resources on the Internet
Wondering where to find the information you need online? Here are some of the most frequently asked questions we receive - with links to the best resources, of course.
 
 Finding Disability Information on the Internet
Are you looking for disability information on the Internet and don't know where to start? New Internet users are often overwhelmed by the huge amount of resources available to them. At the same time, they may be confused or frustrated by difficulties in finding the right resources to meet their needs. This FAQ examines the best ways to find the disability information you want.
 
 Evaluating Disability Information on the Internet
There are an incredible number of organizations, companies and individuals that proclaim to offer disability information and support online. Some of them may be great resources, while others may be relatively useless, inaccurate or misleading. Here are some things to look for when visiting unknown sites.
 
 Ascertaining an Organization's Legitimacy
There are millions of organizations represented on the Internet - organizations that you might turn to for information, support, services, or to make a contribution. While the majority of them are probably good folks doing good things quite legally, some may not be. How can you tell? Here are some resources that can help you find out more about nonprofit organizations online and off.
 
 Back to Basics: Where to Get Help
A concise guide to the key national and state agencies and organizations for people with disabilities, and how to find them.
 
 Alphabet Soup
IEP? ADA? IDEA? CP? MCS? OT? Does reading a disability-related document make you think of alphabet soup? We've compiled a list of some of the most common acronyms and their meanings, with links to appropriate topics in The DRM WebWatcher.
 
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