Minnesota – The Gopher State

General
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
Aging
AARP in Minnesota

ElderWeb Minnesota

Minnesota Board on Aging

Senior LinkAge Line

U.S. Administration on Aging – State and Area Agencies on Aging: Minnesota
AIDS/HIV
Minnesota AIDS Project
Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s Association – Minnesota-Dakotas Chapter
Amputation
Amputee Resource Foundation of America (ARFA)
Architecture and Home Modification
The Minnesota Ramp Project: Making Homes Accessible
Arts
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
Ataxia
Natonal Ataxia Foundation
Autism
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
Camps
Camp Heartland (summer camp for children with AIDS)

Camp Knutson

Camp Needlepoint and Camp Daypoint

See also Sports and Recreation
Cancer
American Cancer Society – Midwest Division
Children
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)
Diabetes
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
Education
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]
Employment
Goodwill/Easter Seals

Minnesota Workforce Center

National Transition Network

See also Vocational Rehabilitation
Epilepsy
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
Health
Minnesota Department of Health

Minnesota Department of Human Service – Health Care
Heart Disorders
American Heart Association – Minnesota
Housing
Accessible Space
Independent Living
General:

Minnesota Association of Centers for Independent Living (MACIL)

Minnesota Statewide Independent Living Council [added 7/4/01]

Specific:

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
Recreation
See Sports and Recreation
Rehabilitation
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
Transportation
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