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Rhode Island – Little Rhody

 Updated 6/2001

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Resources for Families – Special Needs

Rhode Island Governor’s Commission on Disabilities

Disability Resources in Rhode Island (from Talking Books Plus)
Advocacy and Legal Rights
Advocates in Action [added 11/29/01]

New England ADA Technical Assistance Center

Rhode Island Judiciary – Court Access for Individuals with Disabilities
AARP in Rhode Island

ElderWeb Rhode Island

Rhode Island Department of Elderly Affairs
Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s Association – Rhode Island Chapter
VS arts of Rhode Island
Assistive Technology
Assistive Technology Access Partnership (ATAP)

TechACCESS of Rhode Island
Blindness and Visual Impairments
IN-SIGHT [added 11/29/01]

Rhode Island Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Talking Books Plus
Hope Center for Cancer Support

Rhode Island Cancer Council
Cerebral Palsy
United Cerebral Palsy of Rhode Island
Adoption Rhode Island

Family Voices of Rhode Island

Hasbro Children’s Hospital

Meeting Street [added 11/29/01]

NICHCY State Contact Sheet

Rhode Island Parent Information Network (RIPIN)
Deafness and Hearing Impairments
The Corliss Community Cooperative [added 11/29/01]

Deaf Rhode Island Web

Hear-RI [added 11/29/01]

Relay Rhode Island

Rhode Island Association of the Deaf

Rhode Island Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Self Help for the Hard of Hearing (SHH) – Sargent Chapter
Developmental Disabilities
The Arc

Blackstone Valley Chapter


Frank A. Olean Regional Center

Kent County Chapter [added 11/29/01]
The Groden Center [added 11/29/01]

Institute for Developmental Disabilities at Rhode Island College (Rhode Island University Affiliated Program)

Rhode Island Department of Mental Health, Retardation & Hospitals

Rhode Island Developmental Disabilities Council
Rhode Island Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Federation

Rhode Island Department of Education, Office of Special Needs
Rhode Island Disability Determination Services

See also Wish Organizations
Health (General)
Rhode Island Department of Health

Rhode Island Department of Mental Health, Retardation & Hospitals
Heart Disorders
American Heart Association – New England Affiliate
Hospice Care of Rhode Island
Independent Living
Ocean State Center for Independent Living (OSCIL)
Learning Disabilities
Learning Disabilities Association of Rhode Island

Rhode Island Department of Human Services – Learning Disabilities Project

Rhode Island State Resources (LD OnLine)

Rhode Island State Resources Literacy and Learning Disabilities
Mental Illness
KEN Mental Health Services Databases – Rhode Island

Mental Health Advancement Resource Center

NAMI Rhode Island Island (the Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Rhode Island)

Rhode Island Department of Mental Health, Retardation & Hospitals

Rhode Island Mental Health Advocate
Mental Retardation
See Developmental Disabilities
Multiple Sclerosis
National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Rhode Island Chapter
Rhode Island Office of Rehabilitation Services
Residential Facilities
Rhode Island Residential Facilities for the Disabled (from Medical Online)
Respite Care
National Respite Locator Service – Puerto Rico and Rhode Island Respite Programs
Sports and Recreation

Special Olympics Rhode Island
Project ACTION Accessible Traveler’s Database – Rhode Island Cities
Vocational Rehabilitation
Rhode Island Vocational Rehabilitation
Wish Organizations
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Rhode Island