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District of Columbia

 Updated 12/2001

 

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Note: The following sites represent organizations and agencies that serve District of Columbia residents with disabilities. National organizations that happen to be based in DC are listed by subject in The DRM WebWatcher.
General
Charitable Choices: Index of DC Metro Area Charities
Washington DC Department of Human Services
See also Developmental Disabilities, Multi-Service Agencies
Advocacy and Legal Rights
ADA Information Center for the Mid-Atlantic Region
Advocates for Justice and Education
Washington DC Office of Human Rights
Aging
District of Columbia Office on Aging
ElderWeb: District of Columbia
U.S. Administration on Aging – District of Columbia Agency Programs
National Resources
AIDS/HIV
Washington DC HIV/AIDS Services [link not working 11/29/01]
Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s Association, National Capital Area
National Resources
Arts
WVSA arts connection
National Resources
Assistive Technology
University Legal Services Assistive Technology Program for the District of Columbia (ULS/ATP)
National Resources
Autism
D C Chapter Autism Society of America
National Resources
Blindness and Visual Impairments
Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Metropolitan Washington Ear
National Resources
Brain Injury
National Resources
Cancer
Lombardi Cancer Center
National Resources
Cerebral Palsy
United Cerebral Palsy – Washington, DC and No. Virginia
National Resources
Children
See also Developmental Disabilities, Education, specific disabilities
Advocates for Justice and Education
COPE – Creating Opportunities for Parent Empowerment
District of Columbia Office of Early Childhood Development [link not working 11/29/01]
District of Columbia Parent Training Information Center (DC-PTIC) [requires password 11/29/01]
District of Columbia Youth Services Administration (YSA) [link not working 11/29/01]
Georgetown University Child Development Center
NICHCY State Contact Sheet
Washington DC DHS Office of Early Childhood Development (OECD)
National Resources
Communication Disorders
See also Deafness and Hearing Impairments
District of Columbia Speech-Language-Hearing Association
National Resources
Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – Metropolitan Washington, DC Chapter
National Resources
Deafness and Hearing Impairments
See also Communication Disorders
Deaf D.C. Web
Deaf-REACH of Washington, DC
Gallaudet University
Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA) – Services for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial – Library Services for the Deaf Community
National Resources
Developmental Disabilities
See also Children, General, Multi-Service Agencies, specific disabilities
The Arc of the District of Columbia
Kennedy Institute
Washington DC Developmental Disabilities State Planning Council
Washington DC DHS Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Administration (MRDDA)
National Resources
Diabetes
Washington DC Diabetes Control Program
National Resources
Down Syndrome
National Resources
Education
See also Children, specific disabilities
District of Columbia Public Schools – Special Programs
National Resources
Employment
See also Vocational Rehabilitation
EXCEL! Networking Group
SOC Enterprises
National Resources
Epilepsy
Epilepsy Foundation of the Chesapeake Region
National Resources
Financial Information
Medical Assistance Administration
State Child Health Plan
Washington DC DHS Income Maintenance
Workers’ Compensation Program
National Resources
Fragile X Syndrome
National Resources
Head Injury
See Brain Injury
Health (General)
District of Columbia’s Project for Promoting the Health and Wellness of Persons with Disabilities
Washington DC Department of Health
National Resources
Housing
My Own Place [requires password 11/29/01]
National Resources
Learning Disabilities
District of Columbia State Resources (LD OnLine)
The Kingsbury Center
State Resources Literacy and Learning Disabilities (NALLD)
National Resources
Mental Illness
KEN State Mental Health Services – District of Columbia
NAMI DC
National Resources
Mental Retardation
See Developmental Disabilities
Multi-Service Agencies
See also Children, Developmental Disabilities, General
Abilities Network
Easter Seal Society
Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA) – Services for People with Disabilities
Multiple Sclerosis
National Multiple Sclerosis Society – National Capital Chapter [link not working 12/3/01]
National Resources
Rehabilitation
See also Vocational Rehabilitation
National Rehabilitation Hospital (under construction)
Washington DC DHS Rehabilitation Services
National Resources
Respite Care
National Respite Locator Service – Delaware and District of Columbia Respite Programs [link not working 12/3/01]
National Resources
Speech Disorders
See Communication Disorders
National Resources
Spina Bifida
Chesapeake-Potomac Spina Bifida Association
National Resources
Spinal Cord Injury
National Resources
Sports and Recreation
Special Olympics District of Columbia
National Resources
Stroke
National Resources
Tourette Syndrome
Tourette Syndrome Association of Greater Washington
National Resources
Transportation
Potomac KnowledgeWay Project
Project ACTION Accessible Traveler’s Database – District of Columbia Cities
National Resources
Veterans
National Resources
Vocational Rehabilitation
District of Columbia Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA)
Washington DC Department of Human Services
Other Subjects
National Resources

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