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Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services (ADRS)

Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program Resource Database

American Disability Association

Helpline Information and Referral For Mobile, Baldwin, Clarke and Washington Counties, Alabama

UAB’s Civitan AmeriCorps (volunteer program for people with and without disabilities)

See also Multi-Service Agencies
Advocacy and Legal Rights
Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program (ADAP)

Southeast Disability & Business Technical Assistance Center
AARP Alabama

Alabama Department of Senior Services

ElderWeb: Alabama
Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s Association – Alabama Chapters
UAB Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Center (AMC)
Very Special Arts Alabama
Assistive Technology
Statewide Technology Access and Response System for Alabamians with Disabilities (STAR)

Technology Assistance for Special Consumers (T.A.S.C.)
Autism Society of Alabama
Blindness and Visual Impairments
ADRS Vocational Rehabilitation – Blind Services

Alabama Industries for the Blind

Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind

Alabama Lions Sight Conservation Association

Alabama Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (BPH)

Subregional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (Calhoun County)

Subregional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (Huntsville)
Brain Injuries
Alabama Head Injury Foundation

Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury in Alabama
Cerebral Palsy
United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Birmingham
ADRS Children’s Rehabilitation Service

Alabama’s Early Intervention System (AEIS)

Children’s Health System

NICHCY State Contact Sheet

SEAC Alabama Parent Assistance Center

UAB Civitan International Research Center
Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic Fibrosis Association – Alabama Chapter
Communication Disorders
Speech and Hearing Association of Alabama

See also Deaf-Blindness, Deafness and Hearing Impairments
Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind

National Family Association for Deaf-Blind – Alabama

See also Communication Disorders
Deafness and Hearing Impairments
Alabama Association of the Deaf

Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services – Deaf Services

Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind

Alabama Register of Interpreters for the Deaf

Fairfax Church of Christ Deaf Ministry

Huntsville Deaf Awareness

St. Mark’s School for the Deaf

See also Communication Disorders
Developmental Disabilities
Alabama Association of Mental Retardation & Developmental Disabilities

Alabama Council for Developmental Disabilities (ACDD)

Alabama Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation

The Arc of Alabama

The Arc of Tuscaloosa County

Individual and Family Support

Mobile Association for Retarded Citizens (MARC)

Montgomery Association for Retarded Citizens

Valley Haven School
Alabama Department of Education – Special Education

Special Education Action Committee (SEAC)
Education, Higher
Auburn University – Program for Students with Disabilities

Jacksonville State University, Disability Support Services

University Of South Alabama, Department of Special Education
Alabama Association for Persons in Supported Employment (AL-APSE)

Alabama Industries for the Blind

ADRS Vocational Rehabilitation – Supported Employment Services

See also Vocational Rehabilitation
Epilepsy Foundation of North & Central Alabama
Financial Assistance
Alabama ALL KIDS Health Insurance Program

Alabama Medicaid

Alabama Workers’ Compensation Division

Individual and Family Support
Head Injuries
See Brain Injuries and Disorders
Independent Living
ADRS Homebound & Independent Living Services

Birmingham Independent Living Center

ADRS Independent Living Service Field Offices

Independent Living Center of Mobile
See Financial Assistance
Learning Disabilities
Alabama State Resources (LD OnLine)

Alabama State Resources Literacy and Learning Disabilities (NALLD)

Learning Disabilities Association of Alabama (LDA-AL)
Mental Illness
Alabama Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation

Glenwood Mental Health Services

NAMI Alabama
Mental Retardation
See Developmental Disabilities
Multi-Service Agencies
Easter Seals of West Alabama
Multiple Sclerosis
National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Alabama Chapter
Polio and Post-Polio
Mobile Area Post Polio Support Group
See Sports and Recreation
Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services
Respite Care
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, and Arkansas Respite Programs

St. Mark Respite Care
Speech Disorders
See Communication Disorders
Spinal Cord Injury
UAB Medical Rehabilitation Research & Training Center
Sports and Recreation
Adaptive Aquatics

Camp ASCCA – Easter Seals

Lakeshore Foundation Super Sports and Junior Wheelchair Athletics

Special Equestrians of Birmingham, Alabama

Wheelin’ Sportsmen of the National Wild Turkey Federation
Vocational Rehabilitation
Achievement Center – Easter Seal [added 6/11/00]

ADRS Vocational Rehabilitation Service

North Alabama Skills Center