Alabama – The Heart of Dixie

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