Disability Organizations

Disability Organizations

American Association for Homecare The American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) works to preserve and strengthen access to care for the millions of Americans who require medical care in their homes.

ADA.gov  Americans with Disabilities Act - The ADA is one of America's most comprehensive pieces of civil rights legislation that prohibits discrimination and guarantees that people with disabilities have the same opportunities as everyone else to participate in the mainstream of American life -- to enjoy employment opportunities, to purchase goods and services, and to participate in State and local government programs and services.

Disability.gov   is the federal government website for comprehensive information about disability-related programs, services, policies, laws and regulations. The site links to thousands of resources from many different federal government agencies, as well as state and local governments and nonprofit organizations across the country.

Easter Seals  offers help, hope and answers to more than a million children and adults living with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other disabilities or special needs and their families each year. Services and support are provided through a network of more than 550 sites in the U.S. and through Ability First Australia.

FacingDisability A foundation with a web resource which contains more than 1,000 videos drawn from on-camera interviews of people with spinal cord injuries, their families, caregivers and experts.

Free Wheelchair Mission  is a humanitarian, faith-based, nonprofit organization that provides wheelchairs free of charge to people with disabilities who are living in poverty in developing nations.

Great Nonprofits is a list of Disability
non-profits to see ratings, read reviews, and learn about their programs.

MakeA Hero  is a registered 501(c)3, non-profit, creating adaptive sports films and media content, inspiring individuals with disabilities to enjoy the freedom of participation in adaptive sports & recreation.

National Ability Center  The NAC empowers individuals of all abilities by building self-esteem, confidence and lifetime skills through sport, recreation and educational programs.

National Council on Independent Living is the longest-running national cross-disability, grassroots organization run by and for people with disabilities. NCIL advances independent living and the rights of people with disabilities through consumer-driven advocacy.

National Down Syndrome Congress The NDSC promotes the interests of people with Down syndrome and their families through advocacy, public awareness, and information dissemination on all aspects of Down syndrome. The NDSC is financially supported primarily through membership dues and individual contributions.

Social Welfare Services SocialWelfareServices.org exists to provide people with a central location for information on resources and locations for Social and Welfare Services in their local communities. Our directory of local Social and Welfare services connects people across the country with local organizations and facilities that provide the stepping stones to a more enriched and satisfying life.

365 Foundation The ThreeSixtyFive Foundation provides, through financial and non-financial means, assistance to physically challenged individuals in returning to an active lifestyle during the first year of their recovery.

Waisman Dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about human development, developmental disabilities, and neurodegenerativediseases.

wheel-life Wheel Life is a global initiative that assists people in addressing the many questions and challenges that come with using a wheelchair.

WID World Institute on Disability

Multiple Sclerosis:

MS Focus  Multiple Sclerosis Foundation provides a comprehensive approach to helping people with MS maintain their health and well-being.  We offer programming and support to keep them self-sufficient and their homes safe, while our educational programs heighten public awareness and promote understanding about the disease. 

MSIF The Multiple Sclerosis International Federation (MSIF) is the world’s only global network of MS organizations, bringing together the work of MS organizations to help people affected by MS around the world.

National MS SocietyThe National MS Society is a collective of passionate individuals who want to do something about MS now—to move together toward a world free of multiple sclerosis. MS stops people from moving. We exist to make sure it doesn't.

Pediatric MS  A network of nine Pediatric MS Centers of Excellence in the United States.

Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury:

NSCIA The National Spinal Cord Injury Association- NSCIA is the portal through which individuals and organizations can be involved in our organization. We are a lifeline for those that are focused on regaining their independence and improving their quality of life––whether they are leaving rehab after recovering from a spinal cord injury, learning to live with symptoms of a spinal cord disorder, or have spent years of frustration coping with disability. NSCIA connects people living with SCI/D across the country.

Toral Family Foundation  dedicated to providing hope and improving the lives of all persons and their families whom have experienced a traumatic brain injury (TBI) through research, education and access to community resources. The foundation is chartered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

United Spinal United Spinal Association’s mission is to improve the quality of life of all people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI/D). They believe no person should be excluded from opportunity on the basis of their disability. Their goal is to provide people living with SCI/D programs and services that maximize their independence and enable them to remain active in their communities.

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