Mississippi Disability Resources

Your guide to Mississippi disability resources, organizations, and agencies.

General
Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities
Obesity Action Coalition (OAC)
University of Southern Mississippi – Family 2 Family

Advocacy and Legal Rights
Disability Rights Mississippi Protection and Advocacy
Mississippi ADA Network
Mississippi Department of Mental Health – Olmstead
Mississippi Health Advocacy Program
National Center on Elder Abuse – Mississippi

Aging
AARP in Mississippi
Eldercare Locator (ACL)
Mississippi Department of Human Services – Seniors
Senior Living Mississippi
U.S. Administration for Community Living (ACL)

AIDS/HIV
AIDS Healthcare Foundation – HIVCARE.org
AIDSVu News and Updates
Mississippi State Department of Health – HIV/AIDS
PubMed – Assessing HIV Needs of Transgender People

Allergy and Asthma
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
MSDH – Asthma Resources
Mississippi Athema and Allergy Clinic Adults and Children

Alzheimer’s Disease

A Place for Mom – Mississippi
Alzheimer’s Association – Mississippi Chapter
Alzheimer’s Association – Mississippi Plans and Resources
Mississippi Alzheimer’s Disease Services 

Arthritis
Arthritis Foundation — Mississippi

Arts
Arts for All Mississippi
Our Artworks

Assistive Technology
T.K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability
Project Start
Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency
MDRS – Assistive Technology

Attention Deficit Disorder
Mississippi Division of Medicaid –ADHD

Autism
Autism Center of North Mississippi
Canopy Children’s Solutions

Blindness and Visual Impairments
Mississippi Council of the Blind
Mississippi Industries for the Blind
Mississippi Library Commission Talking Book Services
Mississippi Library Commission Sensory Story Kits
Vocational Rehabilitation for the Blind -Mississippi
Mississippi School for the Blind
Radio Reading Service of Mississippi –MPB Online
Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision

Brain Injury
Brain Injury Association of Mississippi
Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services
Methodist Rehabilitation Center
Mississippi Division of Medicaid

Cancer
America Cancer Society in Mississippi
National Cancer Institute –Mississippi State Data
Mississippi Cancer Action Center
OnkoLink

Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Palsy Foundation of Mississippi
Canopy Children’s Solutions
My Cerebral Palsy Child

Communication Disorders
Mississippi Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Deafness and Hearing Impairments
de l’Epee Deaf Center
MDRS Vocational Rehabilitation – Deaf Services
Mississippi Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Mississippi School for the Deaf
Office on Deaf and Hard of Hearing
USM School of Speech and Hearing Sciences

Developmental Disabilities
Ellisville State School
North Mississippi Regional Center
South Mississippi Regional Center
The Arc of Mississippi
The Mississippi Department of Mental Health
USM Institute for Disability Studies

Diabetes
Diabetes Coalition of Mississippi
Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi
MSDH Diabetes Prevention and Control Program

Down Syndrome
Central Mississippi Down Syndrome Society
Gulf Coast Down Syndrome Society

Education
East Mississippi Center for Educational Development
Fastweb – Online Learning
Mississippi Department of Education – Special Education
Mississippi State University Online Teaching Resources
Rise UP Mississippi
USM Institute for Disability Studies

Employment
Goodwill of South Mississippi
Kessler Foundation
MDES Services for People with Disabilities

Epilepsy
Epilepsy Foundation Mississippi
UMMC Health Care – Epilepsy

Financial Information
Insure Kids Now
Fastweb – College Scholarships and Grants
MDRS Disability Determination Services – Social Security Disability
MDRS Office of Special Disability Programs
Mississippi Division of Medicaid
Mississippi Division of Medicaid – Children’s Programs
Mississippi Division of Medicaid – Children’s Health Insurance Program
Mississippi Weatherization Assistance Program
Mississippi Workers Compensation
Need Help Paying Bills

Heart Disorders
American Heart Association – Jackson
American Heart Association – Gulf Coast
LifeSavers, Inc. – Mississippi

Housing
HUD – Information for Disabled Persons
Life of Mississippi – Independent Living
Low Income Housing – Mississippi
Meridian Housing Authority
Mississippi Regional Housing Authority

Learning Disabilities
A Focused Brain
Club Z Tutoring Services
Dyslexia Center – Mississippi College
Learning Disabilities Association of Mississippi

Lupus
Lupus Foundation of America

Mental Illness
East Mississippi State Hospital
Mississippi Department of Mental Health
National Alliance on Mental Illness
North Mississippi State Hospital

Multi-Service Agencies
Easter Seals – Mississippi
Mississippi Society for Disabilities
Mississippi State Government

Multiple Sclerosis
Merit Health River Oaks
National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Mississippi
UMMC Neuro-Immunology and Multiple Sclerosis

Parkinson’s Disease
Northwest Mississippi Medical Center – Parkinson’s Disease
Parkinson’s Foundation – Gulf Coast
Right at Home Care and Assistance

Rehabilitation
American Addiction Centers
Mississippi Department of Rehabilitative Services (MDRS)
Turning Point Treatment

Respiratory Disorders
American Lung Association – Mississippi
Mississippi Department of Health – COPD
Mississippi Society for Respiratory Care
Mississippi Today – Article on Covid-19
National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Mississippi
North Mississippi Health Services – Respiratory Care

Respite Services
MDHS – Family Caregiver Support
Millcreek Adolescent Respite Care
Mississippi Access to Care
Acti-Kare of Jackson, MS

Spina Bifida
CDC – Spina Bifida
National Organization of Rare Disorders

Spinal Cord Injury
Children of Mississippi (UMMC)
Mississippi Division of Medicaid – Spinal Cord Injury
MDRS Spinal Cord Trust Fund Program
Methodist Rehabilitation Center

Veterans
Military Benefits  – Mississippi
MSU – Center for America’s Veterans
Mississippi Grant Watch
Mississippi Veterans Affairs
My Army Benefits – Mississippi
NE Mississippi Community College – Veteran Student Services
Veterans Affairs – Mississippi Regional Offices
Veterans’ Home Purchase –Board of Mississippi
University of Mississippi Veteran and Military Services

Vocational Rehabilitation
AgrAbility – Farmers with Disabilities
Goodwill Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Mississippi Division of Rehabilitation Services – Vocational Rehabilitation
Mississippi Real Estate Training Institute