Resources & Educational Materials

thinkfirst student showing her poster to disabled manThere are many local and national resources available to provide information disability specific information. We have listed a few sites that may be helpful to you. Please also visit our Grantee Links  for additional information on individual organizations serving people with disabilities.

Please note: Kessler Foundation does not endorse nor is responsible for site content of websites listed below.

 

General Information on Disability Issues

Ability OnLine Support Network

American Association of People with Disabilities

Disability Information

Department of Justice

National Council for Independent Living

National Rehabilitation Information Center

Social Security Disability Benefits Guide

Social Security Information

United Nations: Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities

U.S. International Council on Disabilities

World Institute on Disability

 

Brain Injury/Head Injury

Brain Injury Association of America

Brain Injury Association of New Jersey

Coalition for Brain Injury Research

Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems

 

Employment

Campaign for Disability Employment

Equal Opportunity Commission

Hire Heroes USA

Job Accommodation Network

Jobs for People with Disabilities

Kessler Foundation 2015 National Employment Disability Survey

One Stop Career Service Center Locator

US Business Leadership Network

US Office on Disability Policy

 

Multiple Sclerosis

All About Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis News

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

 

Recreation

American Association for Adapted Sports Programs

 

Spinal Cord Injury

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis

National Spinal Cord Injury Association

Paralyzed Veterans of America

Sexuality Reborn Order Form

Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems

United Spinal Association

 

Stroke

Adler Aphasia Center

American Stroke Association

Know Stroke

National Aphasia Association

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke 

National Stroke Association

Recovery Connection: A Guide to Drug Addiction and Stroke

Stroke Trials Registry

 

Technology

Assistive Technology

Digital Library Federation

 

Travel

Access-Able Travel Source

Society for Accessible Travel and Hospitality

Wheelchair Accessible Travel Guide

 

Other Resources for Civilians and Veterans with Disabilities

Expertise: Home Remodeling for People with Disabilities (special section for veterans)

Go Grad: Resources for Grants, Scholarships, and Fellowships for Veterans

Learn How to Become: Resume Advice (special section for veterans)