Virginia Disability Services

Arlington County Aging and Disability Services
Chesapeake Mayor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities
Commonwealth Coalition for Community
Commonwealth of Virginia – Disability Services
FINDhelp (Fredericksburg Area Information Center on Disabilities)
HandiNet Virginia Disability Links
The Harris Group (television program and related services)
Virginia Board for People with Disabilities
Virginia Disability Service Boards

Jefferson Area
Fairfax Area [link updated 3/31/02]
Fauquier County
South Hampton Roads
West Piedmont

Advocacy and Legal Rights

ADA Information Center for the Mid-Atlantic Region

Department for Rights of Virginians with Disabilities (Virginia Protection and Advocacy System)

Disabled Action Committee (DAC)

National ResourcesAging

AARP in Virginia

Arlington County Aging and Disability Services

ElderWeb: Virginia

Virginia Department for the Aging

National ResourcesAllergy and Asthma

Allergy and Asthma Network – Mothers of Asthmatics

National ResourcesArthritisNational ResourcesAlzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Association – Chapters in Virginia

Blue Ridge Chapter
Greater Richmond Chapter
Northern Virginia Chapter
Piedmont-Valley Chapter


Very Special Arts Virginia

National ResourcesAssistive Technology

Assistive Technology Loan Fund Authority

Computer Resource Lab (Fredericksburg)

Virginia Assistive Technology System (VATS)

National ResourcesAutism

Autism Program of Virginia (TAP-VA)

Autism Society of America – Central Virginia Chapter

Autism Society of America – Northern Virginia Chapter

Autism Society of America – Virginia Peninsula Chapter

Virginia Autism Resource Center (VARC)

National ResourcesBlindness and Visual Impairment

Virginia Association of the Blind (VAB)

Virginia Association of Workers for the Blind
Virginia Beach Department of Public Libraries – Special Services Library

Virginia Department for the Visually Handicapped

Virginia Libraries for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Alexandria Library Talking Book Service
Arlington County Library – Special Needs
Central Rappahannock Regional Library – Talking Books
Fairfax County Libraries Access Services
Roanoke City Public Libraries – Talking Book Services
Staunton Public Library – Talking Book Center
Virginia Department for the Visually Handicapped – Library and Resource Center

Virginia School for the Deaf and Blind

National ResourcesBrain Injury

Brain Injury Association of Virginia

Shenandoah-Blue Ridge Chapter

John Jane Brain Injury Center

National ResourcesCancer

Virginia Cancer Registry [added 12/29/01]

National ResourcesCerebral PalsyNational ResourcesChildren

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Children’s Hospital (Richmond)

Edmarc Hospice for Children

NICHCY State Contact Sheet

Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center (PEATC)

National ResourcesCommunication Disorders

See Deafness and Hearing Impairments

National ResourcesCystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – Virginia Chapter

National ResourcesDeaf-Blindness

See Communication Disorders

National ResourcesDeafness and Hearing Impairments

See also Communication Disorders

Auditory-Verbal International

Deaf Virginia Web

Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons

Northern Virginia Sign Language Club

Parenting Advisory Council for Families with Deaf and/or Hard of Hearing Individuals

Viriginia Association of the Deaf (VAD)

Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Virginia Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf

Virginia School for the Deaf and Blind

National ResourcesDevelopmental Disabilities

See also Children, General, Multi-Service Agencies

Arc of Virginia

Loudoun (LARC)
Northern Virginia

Southwest Virginia Consumer & Family Involvement Project

Virginia Association of Community Services Boards

Virginia Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services

Virginia Institute for Developmental Disabilities

National ResourcesDiabetes

American Diabetes Association – Serving Virginia

Virginia Diabetes Control Project

National ResourcesDown Syndrome

Down Syndrome Association of Northern Virginia (DSANV)

Tidewater Down Syndrome Association Home Page

National ResourcesEducation

See also Children, Higher Education, specific disabilities

Curry School of Education – Office of Special Education

Helen A. Kellar Institute for Human disAbilities (KIHd)

Virginia Department of Education – Office of Special Education and Student Services

Regulations Governing Special Education Programs for Children with Disabilities in Virginia (effective January 1, 2001) – in pdf format [updated 12/29/01]

Virginia Federation Council for Exceptional Children

Virginia’s Early Intervention READING Initiative

Virginia’s Plan for Implementing the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 1997

National ResourcesEducation, Higher

Training and Technical Assistance Center (T/TAC) for Professionals Serving Students with Disabilities at Virginia Tech and Radford University

Virginia Commonwealth University – Services for Students with Disabilities

National ResourcesEmployment

See also Vocational Rehabilitation

Employment Support Institute

National ResourcesEpilepsy

Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia

National ResourcesFinancial Information

Commonwealth Community Trust (CCT) [added 12/29/01]

Virginia Bureau of Insurance

Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (Medicaid)

Virginia Workmens’ Compensation Commission

National ResourcesFragile X Syndrome

VA Fragile X Resource Group [added 12/29/01]

National ResourcesHead InjurySee Brain InjuryHealth (General)

Virginia Department of Health

Virginia Health Information

National ResourcesHeart Disorders

American Heart Association, Hampton Roads Division [added 12/29/01]

University of Virginia Heart Center [added 12/29/01]

National ResourcesHousing

Progress Street Apartments (Fredericksburg)

National ResourcesHuntington’s Disease

UVa Health System – Huntington’s Disease Program [added 12/29/01]

National ResourcesIndependent Living

Access Independence

Central Virginia Independent Living Center (Richmond)

disAbility Resource Center (Fredericksburg)

Endependence Center Inc. (Norfolk)

Virginia’s Centers for Independent Living (CILs) – list

National ResourcesLearning Disabilities

Learning Disabilities Association of Virginia

Resources for Literacy and Learning Disabilitities (LD OnLine) – Virginia

State Resources for Literacy and Learning Disabilities (NAALD) – Virginia

National ResourcesMental Illness

Depressive Manic-Depressive Association of Virginia

Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health

Free Press of Virginia


Mental Health Association of Virginia

N.A.M.I. – National Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Virginia

Northern Virginia Mental Health Consumers Association (NVMHCA)

Southwest Virginia Consumer & Family Involvement Project

Virginia Association of Community Services Boards

Virginia Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services

National ResourcesMental RetardationSee Developmental DisabilitiesMulti-Services Agencies

See also Children, Developmental Disabilities, General

Easter Seals – Northern Virginia

ICON Community ServicesMultiple Sclerosis

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Blue Ridge Chapter
Central Virginia Chapter
Hampton Roads Chapter
National Capital Chapter [link not working 5/23/01]

National ResourcesOccupational TherapyVirginia Commonwealth University – Department of Occupational Therapy [added 12/29/01]
National ResourcesPrader-Willi Syndrome

Prader-Willi Syndrome Association of MD, VA, and DC [added 12/29/01]

National ResourcesRehabilitation

See also Vocational Rehabilitation

Virginia Commonwealth University – Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Virginia Rehabilitation Association (VRA)

Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center

National ResourcesRespiratory Disorders

American Lung Association of Virginia [added 12/29/01]

National ResourcesRespite Services

Virginia Respite Programs

National ResourcesSpeech Impairments

See also Deafness and Hearing Impairments

National ResourcesSpina Bifida

Spina Bifida Association of the National Capital Area [added 12/29/01]

Spina Bifida Association of Tidewater [added 12/29/01]

National ResourcesSpinal Cord InjuryNational ResourcesSports and Recreation

Camp Virginia Jaycee

Special Olympics Virginia

Wintergreen Adaptive Skiing

National ResourcesStrokeNational ResourcesTourette Syndrome

Tourette Syndrome Association of Greater Washington

National ResourcesTransportation

Potomac KnowledgeWay – Transportation

Project ACTION Accessible Traveler’s Database – Virginia

National ResourcesTurners SyndromeNational ResourcesVeterans

Virginia Department of Veteran’s Affairs [added 12/29/01]

National ResourcesVocational Rehabilitation

See also Employment, Rehabilitation

Association for Persons in Supported Employment

Fairfax Opportunities Unlimited – Employment and Rehabilitation Services [link not working 5/23/01]

ICON Community Services

Virginia Department of Rehabilitative Services

National Resources

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