Disability and Advocacy in the Best of the Web Directory

Disability and Advocacy

ADAPT

Advocacy aimed at bringing disabled people to real homes where they can access real supports instead of being locked away in nursing homes or other institutions.

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

Legal advocate promoting the civil rights and human dignity of adults and children with mental disabilities.

Blind Children's Fund

The stated mission of this web site is to help advance the development, education, and welfare of children with visual impairments. Promotes global awareness on the need for early and continuing intervention services.

Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities

Coalition of national (US) disability organizations collaborating to promote a national public policy that ensures the self-determination, independence, inclusion, empowerment, and integration of children and adults with disabilities.

The Council for Disability Rights

Attempts to advance the rights and enhance the lives of disabled or handicapped people.

Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates

Representative body for special education rights and advocacy. Site presents news, membership information, and related links.

Disability Rights Advocates

Nonprofit law firm dedicated to advancing and protecting the civil rights of people with disabilities through high-impact litigation, research, and education.

Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund

Civil rights law and policy center established to advance the civil and human rights of people with disabilities through legal advocacy, education, training, and legislative development.

Disabled Peoples' International Vox Nostra

Organization promoting disabled people's human rights and economic and social integration. Also works toward developing and supporting organizations of disabled individuals.

Institute for Community Inclusion

Advocates for the non-discrimination and recognition of disabled or handicapped people in the normal communities.

Mental Disability Rights International

Washington-based advocacy organization dedicated to promoting the human rights and full participation in society of mentally disabled people.

National Disabled Students Union

National cross-disability student organization established to promote social justice, empowerment, and community solidarity.

Not Dead Yet

Publicizes an opposition to the legalization of assisted suicide among disabled persons.

Self Advocates Becoming Empowered

Directory of resources, information sources, and organizations advocating the fair treatment of disabled individuals.

Snap Rater

Offers consulting on California permanent disability ratings using the AMA Guides for workers' compensation claims.

TASH

International membership association that promotes equity, opportunities, and inclusive communities for disabled people through research, education, and advocacy.

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