Minnesota Disability Services

DIRECTAbility: A Web Resource for the Minnesota Disability Community
Disability Information Network: Minnesota State Council on Disability
First Call Minnesota
Pacer Center – Minnesota State Resources & WWW Links
See also Multi-Services Agencies
Advocacy and Legal Rights
ADA Minnesota
Great Lakes Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center
Minnesota Department of Human Rights
Minnesota Disability Law Center
AARP in Minnesota
ElderWeb Minnesota
Minnesota Board on Aging
Senior LinkAge Line
U.S. Administration on Aging – State and Area Agencies on Aging: Minnesota
Minnesota AIDS Project
Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s Association – Minnesota-Dakotas Chapter
Amputee Resource Foundation of America (ARFA)
Architecture and Home Modification
The Minnesota Ramp Project: Making Homes Accessible
VSA Arts of Minnesota
Assistive Technology
Closing the Gap
Compuplay (Courage Center)
Governor’s Advisory Council on Technology for People with Disabilities
Minnesota Assistive Technology Loan Network (for augmentative and alternative communication devices)
STAR Program
Natonal Ataxia Foundation
Twin Cities Autism Society
Blindness and Visual Impairments
Minnesota State Services for the Blind
Sight & Hearing Association (St. Paul)
Vision Loss Resources (Twin Cities)
Brain Injury
The Brain Injury Association of Minnesota
Camp Heartland (summer camp for children with AIDS)
Camp Knutson
Camp Needlepoint and Camp Daypoint
See also Sports and Recreation
American Cancer Society – Midwest Division
Early Childhood Research Institute on Measuring Growth and Development
KDWB-Variety Family Center
Minnesota Children with Special Health Needs (MCSHN)
NICHCY State Contact Sheet
Pacer Center
See also Camps, Education
Communication Disorders
Minnesota-Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Minnesota Assistive Technology Loan Network (for augmentative and alternative communication devices)
See also Deafness and Hearing Impairments
Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – Minnesota
Deafness and Hearing Impairments
Equipment Distribution Program (EDP) (for special telephone equipment)
Minnesota Chemical Dependency Program for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals
Minnesota Commission Serving Deaf and Hard of Hearing People (MCDHH)
Minnesota Department of Human Services – Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Minnesota Relay Service
Sight & Hearing Association
See also Communication Disorders
Developmental Disabilities
Arc Minnesota
Arc of Anoka/Ramsey/Suburban
Arc Hennepin County
Institute on Community Integration
Minnesota Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities
Partners in Policymaking
Research and Training Center on Community Living (RTC)
American Diabetes Association – Minnesota Information Center
Minnesota Diabetes Program
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion – State-Based Diabetes Control Programs: Minnesota
See also Camps
Down Synrome
Down Syndrome Association of Minnesota
FACES (Family and Community Educational Services)
Minnesota Council for Exceptional Children
Minnesota Department of Children, Families – Learning: Special Education
National Transition Network
See also Children, Education, Higher
Education, Higher
University of Minnesota: Disability Services [link not working 10/14/00]
Goodwill/Easter Seals
Minnesota Workforce Center
National Transition Network
See also Vocational Rehabilitation
Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota
Financial Information
Minnesota Department of Human Services – Economic and Community Supports
Minnesota’s Medical Assistance (MA) (Medicaid) Program
Minnesota’s Prescription Drug Program
Minnesota Department of Health
Minnesota Department of Human Service – Health Care
Heart Disorders
American Heart Association – Minnesota
Accessible Space
Independent Living
Minnesota Association of Centers for Independent Living (MACIL)
Minnesota Statewide Independent Living Council [added 7/4/01]
Center for Independent Living of Northeastern Minnesota
Freedom Resource Center for Independent Living (Moorhead)
Independent Lifestyles, Inc. (St. Cloud)
Metropolitan Center for Independent Living (MCIL)
Options Center for Independent Living (East Grand Forks)
SMILES Center for Independent Living (Mankato)
Southeastern Minnesota Center for Independent Living, Inc.
Southwestern Center for Independent Living (SWCIL)
Learning Disabilities
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) – Minnesota Chapters
LD OnLine – Minnesota
NALLD State Resources for Literacy and Learning Disabilities – Minnesota
Mental Illness
Minnesota Association for Children’s Mental Health
NAMI Minnesota
Multi-Service Agencies
Courage Center (Minneapolis)
Family Service Inc.
Fraser Community Services (Minneapolis)
Lifetrack Resources (St. Paul and Minneapolis)
United Way
Multiple Sclerosis
National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Minnesota Chapter
Native Americans
Our Children Are Sacred
Phenyleketonuria (PKU)
A Place of Our Own: The University of Minnesota PKU Program and PKU Foundation
See Sports and Recreation
Bethesda Rehabilitation Hospital
Minnesota Rehabilitation Association
Sister Kenny Institute
See also Vocational Rehabilitation
Respite Services
National Respite Locator Service – Minnesota Respite Programs
Respiratory Disorders
American Lung Association of Minnesota
Service Animals
Helping Paws of Minnesota
Spina Bifida
Spina Bifida Association of Minnesota
Sports and Recreation
Bemidji Fishing Has No Boundaries
Minnesota Broken Wing Connection
Minnesota’s Recreation Areas: A Guide to Universal Access at 50 Recreation Areas throughout Minnesota
Special Olympics Minnesota
Wilderness Inquiry
See also Camps
Key Transportation (transportation for Medical Assistance recipients to and from Minnesota health care facilities)
Metropolitan Council – Accessible Bus Services [link not working 10/14/00]
Project ACTION Accessible Traveler’s Database – Minnesota Cities
Vocational Rehabilitation
Ability Building Center
Minnesota Vocational Rehabilitation
See also Employment, Rehabilitation