Helpful links to more information about disability access:
Humorous signs and notices that are in public use
An article on Steve Nourse and disability access compliance in "The Scientist."
DO-IT University of Washington
DO-IT stands for Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking and Technology and is:
People with disabilities successfully pursuing academics and careers. Programs to promote the use of technology to maximize the independence, productivity and participation of people with disabilities.
Recipient of the National Information Infrastructure Award; Education and the Presidents Award of Excellence in Mentoring and showcased at The Presidents summit on Volunteerism.
Labor Law Posters - Compliance Poster provides human resources services and OSHA labor compliance regulation.
Workplace Investigations - Diversified Risk Management performs internal investigations for ADA compliance issues and works with organizations to become OSHA compliant.
ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities
Gifted Children is a federally funded, nationwide network that provides access to educational literature. The popular ASKERIC service allows teachers, nurses, librarians, and others to call or send electronic mail questions.
Southern California Pain
The Southern California Pain Center provides advanced treatment for disabilities and workplace injuries.
DNA Center Genetic Connections has a laboratory that offers legal paternity tests and genetics testing services.
HEALTH resource center
HEALTH resource center is a clearinghouse on postsecondary education for individuals with disabilities.
American Institute of Architects
level classes and gain edquality with their classmates.
American Institute of Architects (AIA) publishes bibliographies of material on barrier-free design.
OSHA Compliance Training - Safety Training Specialists provides OSHA compliance training and ADA compliance programs to industrial businesses.
Center for Independent Living
Center for Independent Living in Berkeley, California.
Employers choice provides background checks and diversity training. Women and minority owned business enterprise.
Disability Rights Activist Newsletter.
National Center to Improve Practice in Special Education Through Technology, Media, and Materials offers a library of information about special education and technology.
National Council on Disability (NCD) is an independent federal agency that addresses, analyzes, and makes recommendations on issues of public policy which affect people with disabilities.
Department of Education
U. S. Department of Education Homepage
The Washington Assistive Technology Alliance (WATA) is a consumer advocacy network that includes the AT Resource Center at the University of Washington (ATRC), the AT Resource Center at Easter Seal Society in Spokane (EATRC), and the Washington Protection and Advocacy System (WPAS). WATA is supported by a grant from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) (#H224A30006 -- funded through the Washington Department of Vocational Rehabilitation) and enjoys the guidance of a Consumer Majority Advisory Board.
WATA activities include:
- information and referral
- consultation, and training related to selection of AT
- devices, services and funding
- legal advice and advocacy
- policy development; and legislative action
- technical consultation and training
- development and maintenance of online resources.
DNA Paternity Test Kits
DNA Center provides legal paternity test kits that can be administered in your own home.
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is not a job placement service, but an international toll-free consulting service that provides information about job accommodations and the employability of people with disabilities. JAN also provides information regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
U.S. Department of Justice Americans with Disabilities Act ADA HOME PAGE.
Attention Deficit Disorders Association
Information about ADHD, ADD and other disabilities covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Get pharmacological treatment for Attention Deficit Disorder and learn how to recognize symptoms of this disability.
Fitness Training Expert Witness
Elite Fitness consulting providing expert witness testimony for sports related difficulties.
Provides special needs resources for families with a disabled child. Links to disability advocacy websites.
Home schooling program specializing in distance-learning education online for K-12 education.