North Carolina – The Tar Heel State

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North Carolina – The Tar Heel State

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General
Access North Carolina

NC Cares

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services – Care-Line

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services – Helping People with Disabilities

SupportWorks
Advocacy and Legal Rights
Governor’s Advocacy Council for Persons with Disabilities (GACPD)

Mayors’ or Local Committees for Persons with Disabilities
North Carolina – TASH

North Carolina Office on the Americans with Disabilities Act [added 8/13/01]

Self-Advocacy and Self-Determination in North Carolina

Southeast Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center (SE DBTAC)
Aging
AARP in North Carolina

ElderWeb: North Carolina

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services – Division of Aging
AIDS/HIV
Piedmont HIV Health Care Consortium is Piedmont HIV Health Care Consortium
Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s Association – Chapters in North Carolina
Assistive Technology
Generations Tadpole Assistive Technology Lending Library

Partnerships in Assistive Technology (PAT)

Recycled Equipment Assistance Program (REAP) (Charlotte Institute of Rehabilitation) [link not working 3/15/01]
Attention Deficit Disorder
Duke University ADHD Program

See also Learning Disabilities
Autism
Autism Society of North Carolina (ASNC)

Autism Society of North Carolina – Chapel Hill Area Local Unit (C.H.A.L.U.)
Division TEACCH (Univ. of North Carolina)
Blindness and Visual Impairments
The Governor Morehead School

Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

North Carolina Association of Radio Reading Services (NCARRS)

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services – Division of Services for the Blind [updated 5/8/02]

See also Deaf-Blindness
Brain Injury
Brain Injury Association of North Carolina (BIANC)
Children
Carolinas HealthCare System – Charlotte Institute of Rehabilitation – Pediatric Rehabilitation Pavilion

Children’s Developmental Services Agencies

Exceptional Children’s Assistance Center

Family Support Network of North Carolina

Frank Porter Graham Child Development Center

NICHCY State Contact Sheet

North Carolina Child Advocacy Institute

Parents Together

Partnerships for Inclusion

University of North Carolina – Clinical Center for the Study of Development and Learning

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center – Recreation Therapy & Child Life

See also Developmental Disabilities, Education, Specific Disabilities and Topics
Cerebral Palsy
UCP of North Carolina
Communication Disorders
North Carolina Speech, Hearing and Language Association

See also Deaf-Blindness, Deafness and Hearing Impairments
Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – Carolinas Chapter
Deaf-Blindness
North Carolina Deaf-Blind Associates (NCDBA)
Deafness and Hearing Impairments
Deaf Ministry of Grace Baptist Church

North Carolina Association of the Deaf (NCAD)

North Carolina Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services – Division of Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

North Carolina Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf

North Carolina School for the Deaf

See also Communication Disorders, Deaf-Blindness
Developmental Disabilities
Arc of North Carolina

Arc of Alamance County

Arc of Cabarrus County

Arc of Durham County

Arc of Mecklenburg County

Arc of Orange County

Arc of Stanly County
North Carolina Community Living Association (CLA)

North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities

North Carolina Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services

Residential Support Services (RSS)
Down Syndrome
Piedmont Down Syndrome Support Network [added 1/19/02]

Triangle Down Syndrome Network
Education
North Carolina Public Schools – Exceptional Children Division

See also Children
Education, Higher
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Disability Services
Employment
See Vocational Rehabilitation
Epilepsy
Epilepsy Foundation of NC (Central/Western NC chapter)
Financial Information
North Carolina Institute of Medicine – NC Consumer’s Guide to Health Plan Selection
Health (General)
North Carolina Office on Disability and Health
Housing
North Carolina Fair Housing Center
Independent Living
North Carolina Division of Vocational Rehabilitation – IL Local Offices

Pathways For The Future

Programs for Accessible Living (PAL)
Learning Disabilities
Learning Disabilities Association of North Carolina

Learning Disabilities Association of Durham NC
North Carolina State Resources (LD Online)

North Carolina State Resources Literacy and Learning Disabilities (NALLD Center)

See also Attention Deficit Disorder
Mental Illness
Alamance-Caswell Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Authority

Anxiety Disorders Association of America – North Carolina self-help groups

The Durham Center

Mental Health Association in North Carolina, Inc. (MHA/NC)

Mental Health Association in Rowan County

Mental Health Association of Mecklenburg County
NAMI North Carolina

North Carolina Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders

North Carolina Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services
Mental Retardation
See Developmental Disabilities
Multi-Service Organizations
Easter Seals North Carolina
Multiple Sclerosis
National Multiple Sclerosis Society – North Carolina Chapters

National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Central North Carolina Chapter

National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Eastern North Carolina Chapter

National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Mid-Atlantic Chapter
Physical Therapy
Carolinas HealthCare System – Carolinas Physical Therapy Network
Recreation
See Sports and Recreation
Rehabilitation
Carolinas HealthCare System – Rehabilitation
Residential Facilities
Hilltop Home

Residential Support Services (RSS)
Respite Services
National Respite Locator Service – North Carolina Respite Programs
Spina Bifida
Spina Bifida Association of North Carolina
Sports and Recreation
Durham Parks & Recreation – Special Populations / Inclusion

Special Olympics North Carolina

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center – Recreation Therapy & Child Life
Transportation
Carolinas Driving School for the Disabled [link not working 3/15/01]

Durham Area Transit Authority (DATA) – ACCESS van services

Project ACTION Accessible Traveler’s Database – North Carolina Cities
Vocational Rehabilitation
Carolinas Vocational & Employment Services (Charlotte Institute of Rehabilitation) [link not working 3/15/01]

CETC Employment Opportunities

North Carolina Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
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