National Resources Directory

If you don’t find the state or local organizations you need in The DRM Regional Resource Directory, try the sites below. These links will take you directly to the sites’ pages for state and local programs.

General
Family Village Community Center – Regional Resources in the United States
[includes for-profits, many sections dated]
TheArcLink.org [selected states]

Advocacy
Bazelon Center – State Advocacy Resources

Aging
AARP in Your State
Elderweb – Regional ElderWebs
U.S. Administration on Aging – State and Area Agencies on Aging

Alzheimer’s Association
Alzheimer’s Association – Local Chapters

Arthritis
Arthritis Foundation – Local Office Directory

Arts
VSA arts Affiliates

Assistive Technology
RESNA Technical Assistance Project – State Contact List

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder – CHADD Chapter Search

Autism
Autism Society of America – Chapters
Untangle Autism – Local Links

Blindness and Visual Impairments
American Foundation for the Blind – Directory of Services
Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision – State and Territory Services and Programs

Cerebral Palsy
United Cerebral Palsy [enter state > go to state page > state name near the top may lead to chapter’s own URL]

Children
GrandsPlace – Disability Resources [this looks like a reformatting of NICHCY sheets; NICHCY is more current]
NICHCY State Resource Sheets
Parent Training and Information Centers and Community Groups in the United States

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
CDC Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Support Groups

Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – Chapters

Deaf-Blindness
National Family Association for Deaf-Blind – Region and State Information

Deafness and Hearing Impairments
About.com Deafness/Hard of Hearing – State Resources
State Associations of the Deaf

Developmental Disabilities
Administration on Developmental Disabilities – State Disability Web Sites
The Arc – State and Local Chapters
Best Buddies
Developmental Disabilities Sites of the States

Education
National Association of State Boards of Education – State Education Agencies [link to state agency, then look for special education services]
ISER Special Education Resources by State, Province [mostly links to private resources]

Epilepsy
Epilepsy Foundation Affiliate Search

Financial
Consumer Health Assistance Programs
Families USA State-by-State
Insurance Departments
National Association of Medicaid Directors Membership List
Workers’ Compensation Agencies

Health and Medical (General)
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials[state health departments]

Heart Disorders
American Heart Association by state

Housing
National Directory of Home Modification Resources

Independent Living
The ILRU Center Site – Centers for Independent Living on the World Wide Web
Independent Living – State by State Listing (June Kailes)

Learning Disabilities
Learning Disabilities Association of America – State LDA Pages
LD Online – State Resource Sheets
NALLD – State Resources for Literacy and Learning Disabilities
National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) – Resource Locator

Leukemia and Lymphoma
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – Chapter Finder

Mental Illness
Anxiety Disorders Association of America – Self-Help Support Groups

Multi-Service Agencies
The Chimes
Easter Seals – Services

Multiple Sclerosis
National Multiple Sclerosis Society – States Listed as Text

Rehabilitation
National Rehabilitation Association – State and Local Chapters

Respite Services
National Respite Locator Service

Spina Bifida
Spina Bifida Association of America Group Members

Spinal Cord Injury
 National Spinal Cord Injury Association

Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Families of SMA Local Chapters and International Affiliates

Sports and Recreation
Special Olympics Program Locations

Stroke
Internet Stroke Center

Transportation
Project ACTION National Database of Accessible Transportation

Turners Syndrome
Turner Syndrome Chapters

Vocational Rehabilitation
State Rehabilitation Advisory Council for BVS of Pennsylvania – State Vocational and Rehabilitation Agencies
National Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation Training Materials – State VR Agencies