Washington, DC Disability Services & Support Organization


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


District of Columbia Office on Aging

ElderWeb: District of Columbia

U.S. Administration on Aging – District of Columbia Agency Programs

National Resources


Washington DC HIV/AIDS Services [link not working 11/29/01]

Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Association, National Capital Area

National Resources


WVSA arts connection

National Resources

Assistive Technology

University Legal Services Assistive Technology Program for the District of Columbia (ULS/ATP)

National Resources


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


Lombardi Cancer Center

National Resources

Cerebral Palsy

United Cerebral Palsy – Washington, DC and No. Virginia

National Resources


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

District of Columbia Parent Training Information Center (DC-PTIC)

District of Columbia Youth Services Administration (YSA)

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


Washington DC Diabetes Control Program

National Resources

Down Syndrome

National Resources


See also Children, specific disabilities

District of Columbia Public Schools – Special Programs

National Resources


See also Vocational Rehabilitation

EXCEL! Networking Group

SOC Enterprises
National Resources


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


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


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


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


National Resources

Tourette Syndrome

Tourette Syndrome Association of Greater Washington

National Resources


Potomac KnowledgeWay Project

Project ACTION Accessible Traveler’s Database – District of Columbia Cities

National Resources


National Resources

Vocational Rehabilitation

District of Columbia Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA)

Washington DC Department of Human Services

Other Subjects

National Resources