Alabama Disability Services: Your Guide to State & Local Resources

Alabama State Agencies
Alabama Department of Mental Health
Alabama Dept. of Mental Health: Substance Abuse Treatment Services
Alabama Public Health
Alabama Public Health: Bureau of Health Provider Standards
Alabama Dept. of Rehabilitation Services
Alabama ABLE Savings Plan
Alabama Governor’s Office on Disability (GOOD)
Alabama Medicaid

211 Connects Alabama
AARP Alabama
Job Accommodation Network (ASK JAN)
National Arts and Disability Center

Advocacy and Legal Rights
Alabama Dept. of Health: Rights Protection & Advocacy
Alabama Governor’s Office on Disability: ADA Hotline
Alabama Dept. of Senior Services: Legal Assistance
Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program (ADAP)
Alabama Legal Help
American Cancer Society: Alabama Cancer Action Center
Arc of Central Alabama: Advocacy
Legal Services Alabama

Alabama Dept. of Senior Services: AgeLine
Crisis Center: Senior Talk Line (Central Alabama)
East Alabama Agency on Aging: Resources by County
Help Guide: Aging Well
United Way: Alabama Cares (Care for Caregivers)

AIDS Alabama
AIDS Alabama South
Alabama Public Health: Office of HIV Prevention and Care

Allergy and Asthma
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA): Alabama

Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s Association: Alabama
Alzheimer’s of Central Alabama
Huntsville Madison County Chamber: North Alabama

Arthritis Foundation: Alabama
Mightycause: Arthritis Foundation of Southeast Region, Alabama

Alabama State Council on the Arts: Accessibility

Assistive Technology
Alabama Dept. of Rehabilitation Services: Engineering and Assistive Technology
Alabama AT4ALL

Alabama Dept. of Mental Health: Autism Services
Autism Society of Alabama
University of Alabama: Autism Resources for West Alabama

Birth Defects
March of Dimes: Peristats for Alabama

Blindness and Visual Impairments
Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind
Alabama Public Library Service: Library for the Blind
National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (2 Alabama locations)

Brain Injuries and Disorders
Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program (ADAP): Traumatic Brain Injury

Alabama Public Health: Cancer
American Cancer Society in Alabama
American Cancer Society: Colon Cancer in Alabama

Cerebral Palsy
United Cerebral Palsy of East Alabama
United Cerebral Palsy of Huntsville & Tennessee Valley
United Cerebral Palsy of Mobile
United Cerebral Palsy of West Alabama

Alabama Department of Mental Health: Children and Adolescent Services
Alabama Dept. of Mental Health: Infant and Early Childhood Special Programs
Alabama Dept. of Rehabilitative Services: Early Intervention System
Alabama Dept. of Rehabilitative Services: Children’s Rehabilitation Programs (CRS)
Alabama Family Central
Alabama Parent Center
Arc of Alabama: Early Intervention
Family Voices of Alabama
United Ability: First Teacher Home Visiting Program

Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: Alabama Chapter

Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind
Alabama Dept. of Rehabilitative Services: Blind and Deaf Services

Deafness and Hearing Impairments
Alabama Dept. of Mental Health: Deaf Services

Developmental Disabilities
Alabama Dept. of Mental Health: Developmental Disabilities Services
Alabama Council on Developmental Disabilities

Alabama Public Health: Diabetes
American Diabetes Association: Alabama Safe at School Q&A
American Diabetes Association: Diabetes Food Hub
American Diabetes Association: Health Insurance Aid

Down Syndrome
Down Syndrome Alabama

Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program: Special Education
Auburn University, Office of Accessibility
Birmingham-Southern College, Office of Accessibility
Jacksonville State University, Disability Resources
University of Alabama, Office of Disability Services
University of South Alabama: Center for Educational Accessibility

Alabama Dept. of Senior Services: Senior Employment
Arc of Central Alabama: Employment Support
Ability Baking Company: Training for People with Developmental Disabilities

Epilepsy Foundation Alabama

Financial Assistance/Information
Alabama Dept. of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities Services/Alabama Medicaid
Alabama Medicaid
Easter Seals: Alabama Financial Services
Family Support
Goodwill Easterseals Gulfcoast, Financial Counseling

Fragile X Syndrome
FragileX, Living with FragileX, Community Support: Alabama

Head Injuries
Alabama Head Injury Foundation

Health (General)
Alabama Public Health: Immunization
Alabama Public Health: Cardiovascular Health
America’s Health Rankings: Alabama

Heart Disorders
Alabama Public Health: Cardiovascular Diseases
American Heart Association: Alabama Affiliate

Hemophilia and Bleeding Disorders
Hemophilia and Bleeding Disorders of Alabama
Alabama Medicaid: Hemophilia Management
Hemophilia of Georgia, Southeast

Alabama Medicaid: Gateway to Community Care
Alabama Medicaid: Home and Community-Based Waiver Services
Disability Rights & Resources: Home & Community Services

Huntington’s Disease
Huntington’s Disease Society of America: Alabama

Independent Living
Alabama Centers for Independent Living
State of Alabama Independent Living Council
Independent Living Research Utilization (ILRU): Alabama Directory of Centers for Independent Living (CIL’s) near you.

Alabama Public Health: ALL Kids Insurance

Intellectual Disability (formerly Mental Retardation)
Alabama Dept. of Mental Health: Intellectual Disabilities
Alabama Council on Developmental Disabilities: Intellectual Disabilities

Learning Disabilities and Attention Deficit Disorder
Learning Disabilities Association of America: Alabama
Easter Seals Learning Disabilities Program: Central Alabama

Long Term Care
Alabama Medicaid: Long Term Care Facilities
Area Agency on Aging: South Alabama Regional Planning Commission
Alabama Dept. of Senior Services: Long Term Care Ombudsman

Lupus Foundation of America: Mid-South
Lupus Research Alliance

Mental Illness
Alabama Dept. of Mental Health: Mental Illness Community Programs
Mental Health America: Seeking help for yourself
Mental Health American: Recovery and Support
National Alliance on Mental Illness Alabama

Mental Retardation
See Intellectual Disability

Multi-Service Agencies
Arc of Central Alabama: Community Experience
Easterseals Birmingham
Easterseals Central Alabama
Easter Seals West Alabama
United Ability

Multiple Sclerosis
National Multiple Sclerosis Society: Alabama Chapter

Nursing Homes
Alabama Nursing Home Association: Consumer Guide from Trade Association
Alabama Public Health: Nursing Homes Nursing Homes in Alabama (Information for Caregivers and Families)

Parents with Learning Disabilities
The Association for Successful Parenting (TASP)

Parkinson’s Disease
American Parkinson’s Disease Association: Alabama Resources
Parkinson Association of Alabama
Seniorview: Huntsville-Madison County Senior Center
Parkinson’s Foundation (Search for local centers by zip code)

Polio and Post-Polio
Easter Seals Alabama: Seniors
Easter Seals Alabama: Children
Easter Seals Alabama: Veterans

Alabama Dept. of Rehabilitation Services

Residential Facilities/Residential Care
The Arc of Central Alabama: Residential Program
Alabama Public Health: Bureau of Health Provider Standards

Respiratory Disorders
Alabama Thoracic Society

Respite Care/Respite Services
United Ability: Alabama Hearts Respite
Alabama Lifespan Respite Resource Network

Speech Disorders, Impairments and Disorders
Easter Seals Central Alabama Speech Therapy

Spina Bifida
Spina Bifida Association of Alabama
Children’s of Alabama Spina Bifida Program

Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Alabama Public Health: Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Kids Health/Children’s Alabama: Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Muscular Dystrophy Association

Sports and Recreation
Adaptive Aquatics
Alabama’s Special Camp for Children and Adults (ASCCA)
Lakeshore Foundation
Special Equestrians

Alabama Public Health: Stroke System Centers

National Stuttering Association/Alabama Chapters
Easter Seals Central Alabama Speech Therapy

Suicide Prevention
ASPARC (Alabama Suicide Prevention and Resource Coalition): For Those With Suicidal Thoughts
Suicide Prevention Network of Alabama
Crisis Services of North Alabama

Tourette Syndrome
Birmingham Parent Magazine: Article on Tourette Syndrome
Resource Roundup Alabama: Epilepsy & Tourette Resources

The Wave Transit System Mobility Assistance Program in Mobile
Montgomery Transit: Paratransit
American Cancer Society in Alabama (Transportation to and from treatment)

Turner Syndrome
Turner Syndrome Society of the U.S. (Alabama Chapter)
Turner Syndrome Foundation: Alabama

Alabama Veteran
Alabama Dept. of Veterans Affairs
Still Serving Veterans: Post Military Career & Transition Counseling

Vocational Rehabilitation
Alabama: Vocational Rehabilitation Services
State of Alabama: Client Assistance Program
Easter Seals Alabama Vocational Evaluation Services

Wish Organizations
Make-A-Wish Alabama