Federal Disability

Federal Disability Resources

Mental Health Resources

Includes resources and links for a variety of mental heal disorders such as mood disorders, anxiety disorders, sleep disorders, and more.

  1. American Psychiatric Association
  2. Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health
  3. Mental Health America
    • Phone: 703-684-7722
    • Fax: 703-684-5968
  4. NAMI
    • Phone: 703-524-7600
  5. National Resource Center on Psychiatric Advance Directives
  6. The Blazelon Center for Mental Health Law

Blind and Vision-Loss Resources

Includes resources and links for people who are on the spectrum of blindness and/or vision-loss.

  1. American Association of the Deaf-Blind
  2. American Foundation for the Blind (Headquarters)
    • Phone: 212-502-7600
  3. Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired
  4. National Center on Deaf-Blindness
  5. National Federation of the Blind
    • Phone: 410-659-9314
    • Fax: 410-685-5653
    • Email: nfb@nfb.org
  6. Perkins School for the Blind

Cross-Disability Resources

Lists organizations that serve people with any type of disability.

  1. American Association of People with Disabilities
    • Phone: 202-521-4316
  2. Association of University Centers on Disabilities
  3. ADA National Network
    • Phone: 1-800-949-4232
  4. Administration for Community Living
    • Phone: 202-401-4634
  5. Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities
  6. Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund
  7. ILRU
  8. Institute for Community Inclusion
    • Phone: 617-287-4300
    • TTY: 617-287-4350
    • Fax: 617-287-4352
    • Email: ici@umb.edu
  9. Job Accommodation Network
    • Phone: 800-526-7234
    • TTY: 877-781-9403
    • Text: 304-216-8189
    • Skype: janconsultants
    • Email: jan@askjan.org
  10. National ADAPT
  11. National Center on Health, Physical Activity, and Disability
  12. National Council on Independent Living
  13. National Disability Rights Network
    • Phone: 202-408-9514
    • TDD/TTY: 202-408-9521
    • Fax: 202-408-9520
  14. National Organization on Disability
  15. National Rehabilitation Information Center
  16. Self Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE)

Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Resources

  1. American Association of the Deaf-Blind
  2. National Center on Deaf-Blindness
  3. Hearing Loss Association of America
    • Phone: 301-657-2248
    • Fax: 301-913-9413
  4. National Association of the Deaf
    • Videophone: 301-587-1788 (ZVRS), 301-328-1443 (Sorenson), 301-338-6380 (Convo), and 301-453-2390 (Purple)
    • TTY: 301-587-1789
    • Fax: 301-587-1791
  5. National Black Deaf Advocates

Developmental/Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Resources

  1. American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
    • Phone: 202-387-1968
    • Fax: 202-387-2193
  2. Autism National Committee
  3. Autism Society of America
    • Phone: 1-800-328-8476
  4. Autistic Self Advocacy Network
  5. CHADD: The National Resource on ADHD
  6. Cerebral Palsy Foundation
  7. LDOnline
    • Fax: 703-998-2060
  8. Learning Disabilities Association of America
  9. National Autism Association
  10. National Center for Learning Disabilities
  11. National Down Syndrome Congress
  12. National Down Syndrome Society
  13. Special Olympics USA
    • Phone: 1-202-628-3630
    • Fax: 1-202-824-0200
  14. The Arc
    • Phone: 202-534-3700
    • Fax: 202-534-3731

Neurological and Spinal Cord Disorder Resources

  1. Brain Injury Association of America
  2. Epilepsy Foundation
    • Phone: 1-800-332-1000
  3. National Multiple Sclerosis Society
    • Phone: 1-800-344-4867
  4. United Cerebral Palsy
    • Phone: 202-776-0406
  5. United Spinal Association
    • Phone: 718-803-3782
    • Fax: 718-803-0414

Other Medical/Disabilities Resources

  1. American Diabetes Association
  2. National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation

Physical Disabilities Resources

  1. Spina Bifida Association
  2. The Amputee Coalition
    • Phone: 888-267-5669

Rare Disorders Resources

  1. National Organization for Rare Disorders (National HQ)
    • Phone: 203-744-0100
    • Fax: 203-263-9938

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Education Resources

  1. National Center on Educational Outcomes
  2. National Center for Mental Health in Schools

Elderly Resources

  1. American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
    • Phone: 1-888-687-2277

Governmental Resources

  1. Administration for Community Living
    • Phone: 202-401-4634
  2. Social Security Administration
    • Phone: 1-800-772-1213
    • TTY: 1-800-325-0778
  3. The United States Department of Justice
    • Phone: 202-514-2000
    • TTY/ASCII/TDD: 800-877-8339
  4. U.S. Department of Education
    • Phone: 1-800-872-5327
  5. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    • Phone: 1-877-696-6775
  6. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
    • Phone: 202-708-1112
    • TTY: 202-708-1455
  7. U.S. Department of Labor
    • Phone: 1-866-487-2365
    • TTY: 1-877-889-5627
  8. U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
    • Phone: 1-800-669-4000
    • TTY: 1-800-669-6820
    • ASL Videophone: 1-844-234-5122
    • Email: info@eeoc.gov
  9. Veterans Affairs
    • Phone: 844-698-2311

Other Resources

  1. Disability Scoop
  2. National Council of Nonprofits
    • Phone: 202-962-0322
    • Fax: 202-962-0321
  3. National Public Radio
  4. The Mighty
  5. Make-A-Wish America

Service Animal Resources

  1. Psychiatric Service dog Partners
    • Phone: 1-805-876-4256

Special Education Resources

  1. National Center on Appropriate Dispute in Special Education

Veterans Resources

  1. Disabled American Veterans
    • Phone: 877-426-2838
  2. Paralyzed Veterans of America
    • Phone: 1-800-424-8200
    • TTY: 1-800-795-4327
    • Email: info@pva.org
  3. Veterans Affairs
    • Phone: 844-698-2311