Important Websites for People with Disabilities

ADA/Disability Resources


  • NYS Office for the Aging Senior Citizens Hotline
  • U.S. Administration on Aging Elder Care Locator (Click on locate and learn A-Z)
  • Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC) (Click on EPIC for Seniors under Features)


Architectural Barriers


  • American Council of the Blind of New York State
  • National Federation of the Blind of New York
  • NYS Talking Book and Braille Library
  • American Association of the Deaf-Blind
  • Blind Children's Center

Brain Injury

  • Brain Injury Association of NYS

Cerebral Palsy

  • United Cerebral Palsy Association


  • Special Education/VESID
  • National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

Developmental Disabilities

Deaf and Hard of Hearing

  • Self Help for Hard of Hearing People
  • American Association of the Deaf-Blind
  • Captioned Media Program
  • NYS Department of State Division of Licensing Services/Hearing Aids


  • American Diabetes Association


Home Health Care

  • NYS Department of Health Hotline
  • Americans Disabled for Attendant Programs Today (ADAPT)

Independent Living Centers

Learning Disabilities

  • Learning Disabilities Association of NYS



Mental Health

  • NYS Office of Mental Health
  • Alliance for the Mentally Ill of New York State
  • National Mental Health Association

Mental Retardation

  • NYS Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities
  • Commission on Quality of Care for the Mentally Disabled
  • American Association on Mental Retardation

Multiple Sclerosis

  • Multiple Sclerosis Foundation
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Muscular Dystrophy

  • Muscular Dystrophy Association Patient Services

Social Security

Social Services

Spinal Cord Injury

  • United Spinal Association
  • National Spinal Cord Injury Association


  • Blinded Veterans of America
  • Paralyzed Veterans of America

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