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Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services (ADRS)
Alabama Department of Senior Citizens
Alabama Family Trust
Disability History Museum
Disability Information
Disability Is Natural
Federal Disability Information
Health and Human Services

 

 

Aging:

22 Senior Health Risk Calculators for Healthy Aging
About Assisted Living
Aging in Place Home Loan Modification Programs
Aging in Place: What Every Senior Should Know
Alabama Department of Senior Citizens
Alabama Family Trust
Alzheimer's Foundation
American Association of Retired Persons
Avoiding Elderly Scams
Benefits Calculator for Social Security
Best Medical Alert System
Best Ways to Remodel Your Bathroom for Seniors
Caring for the Elderly in the Community
Cats and Seniors
Cell Phones for Seniors
Check List for Hiring and In Home Caregiver
Common Scams Targeting Seniors
Does Medicare Pay for Medical Alert Systems
Elder Abuse-Caregivers Guide
Elder Fraud Prevention
Enabling Independence with Medical Alert System
End-of-Life Planning and Advanced Directives
Find the Best Mobility Aids
Exercises for Seniors
Grandfolk
Guide For Dental Health for Seniors
Guide on Handling Coughs and Colds in the Elderly
Guide to Meal Delivery Services
Guide to Medical Alert Systems
Health for Seniors
Healthy Diet Foods for Older Adults
Helping Guide for Senior's Relocating
How Can I lose Weight After 40?
How to Modify Your Home for a Person with a Disability
How to Prevent and Deal with Falls for Seniors
What Is the Best Medicare Plan for Seniors?
Home Improvement Resources for the Elderly & Disabled
Home Renovation for Aged Parents Well-Being
How an Anti-Inflammatory Diet Can Relieve Pain as You Age
How to Stay Physically Active: Aging Well with a Physical Disability
Internet Safety Guide for Seniors
Moving Tips for Seniors with Disabilities
Nutrition Guide for the Aging and Elderly
Parent Giving-Dependency Addiction Among Seniors
Paying for Senior Care - Alabama Assisted Living & Home Care Costs & Financial Assistance
Paying for Senior Care - Financial Assistance & Funding Options
Pets for the Elderly Foundation
Retirement Living
Science Backed Benefits of Weightlifting for Seniors
Senior Care
Senior-Friendly Home Remodeling
Sleeping Guides for Seniors
Substance Abuse Among Seniors
The Aging in Place Initiative
UAB Center on Aging
Ultimate Guide to Rehab & Medicare

Walk-In Bathtubs 

 

Advocacy / Legal Rights:

Alabama Toll Free ADA Hotline
ADA National Network
ADAPT - Americans for Attendant Programs Today
Alabama Disability Advocacy Program (ADAP)
Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities
Disability in the Work Place
Parking Mobility App for Reporting Accessible Parking Abuse
People First of Alabama
Rights for Those With Hearing Loss
State of Alabama Client Assistance Program
Stop Fraud
TASH Disability Advocacy Worldwide

 

 

Americans with Disabilities Act / Accessibility Information:

Access Board
ADA-Compliant Accessible Online Courses
ADA and Travel Accommodation
Alabama Toll Free ADA Hotline
Southeast ADA Center
Southeast Disability & Business Technical Center
Universal Design
Workers with Disabilities & The ADA

 

 

Blind/Multiple Disabilities:

Alabama Council of the Blind
Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind
Alabama Lions Sight
Alabama Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
American Foundation for the Blind
Consumer Affairs Eyeglass Comparison
Life Resource for the Deaf and Blind
National Federation of the Blind
Rehab Centers for the Deaf and Blind
Resource Guide for the Physically Blind
Safety Tips for Home for Blind and Visually Impaired
Tax Tips for the Blind
USA Organizations for Deafblind People

 

 

Deaf:

Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind
American Sign Language
American Sign Language Resource Guide
Auditory-Verbal International, Inc.
Family Health Reference To American Sign Language(ASL)
Healthy Hearing
Gallaudet University
Hearing Aids 101
Hearing Aids 123
Jacksonville State University
Online Learning Tips for Deaf College Students
Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf
Rights for Those With Hearing Loss
Sign Media, Inc.

 

 

Employment Related Services

Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services (ADRS)
Alabama Association for Persons in Supported Employment
Job Accommodation Network
Job Accommodations Network & ADA Links
Easter Seals (National)
Easter Seals (Central Alabama)
Employment and Accessible Technology
Guide for Staying Healthy At Work
The Disabled Job Seeker's Guide to Becoming a Real Estate Agent
US Department of Labor/Office of Disability Employment Policy
Your Guide to Landing a Job

 

Disability Organizations Online Magazines:

Alabama Interagency Autism Coordinating Council
American Association of People with Disabilities
Bruno Independent Living Aids
Community Action Association of Alabama
Help for Family Caregivers
National Organization on Disability
National Resource Directory
Paralyzed Veterans of America
Triumph Services
World Institute on Disability

 

 

Information & Technology:

A Guide for Parents of Children with Sleep Apnea
A Guide to Sleeping with Coronavirus Anxiety
ABLEDATA
ABLE Account Clearinghouse
Access2CRT.org
Accessible Air Travel Guidance and Tips
Addiction Group
Addiction Resource
Alcohol Rehab Guide
Alcohol Rehab Help
Alabama Long Term Inpatient (60-90 Days) Alcohol & Drug Rehab Centers (18)
America's Pharmacy
Arthritis Treatment
Assistive Technologies for the Hearing Impaired
Award Winning Ideas to Save Energy at Home/Offices
Bedding and Mattress Guide
Behavioral Addiction
Best Mattress For Arthritis & Joint Pain
Best Walk-in-Tubs
Brain Health Resources
Comprehensive Guide to Overcoming Your Low Self-Esteem
Consumer Safety Guide
Dental Life Line Network
Dental - New Mouth
Disability and Health
Disability Discount Guide
Drug Addiction Guide
Effects of Drug Addiction on Oral Health
Electrical Safety: A Practical Guide for Your Home
Eye Care & Health
Financial Assistance for Single Mothers
Financial Emergency and Unexpected Bill Resource
Financial Help & Benefits for Widows: 2020 Guide
Flying with Disabilities and Special Needs Guide
Free Ramp Systems
Guide to Alcohol Addiction
Guide to Understanding and Preventing Financial Abuse
Guide to Heroin Addiction
Guide to Internet Privacy and Online Security
Handicap (Accessible) Parking Permit Guide for People with Disabilities
Home Ownership Guide for Disabled Individuals
How to Get Teens to Stop Vaping
How Much Privacy Do You Have Online
How to Make Your Garden Safe and Fun for Disabled Children
How to Properly Dispose of Expired Medication
Hurricane Prepardness for People with Disabilities
Know Your DNA
Lifton Home Lifts
Making Your Bedroom Disability Friendly
Microsoft Accessibility
Mattress Advisor
N95 and Surgical Face Masks studied: Effective or a waste of time?
Need Help Paying Bills
National Center on Technology and Education
Nationwide Lifts
Personal Finance Guide for People with Disabilities
Retail Savings Guide for People with Disabilities
SafeLink Wireless
Section 508 Guidelines
Sleep Guide for People with Disabilities
Small Business Grants
STAR: Alabama's Assistive Technology Program
Steroid Abuse Prevention For Young Males
Teaching Art to Children with Autism
Teaching Financial Literacy-Pepperdine Univ. Academic Guide
The Ultimate Guide To Cyber Security & Data Protection For Consumers
Top Mental Health Apps
The Is-Able Center
The Ultimate Guide to Sitting Disease
Unit Converter
Wheel Chair Lift

 

 

Independent Living:

Accommodating the Needs of a Multigenerational Household
ADA Adaptable Homes
Adapting a Home for Disability Accessibility
Aging in Place
All About Walk In Tubs
Assisted Living Regulation and Laws
Bathroom Modifications for Seniors and People with Disabilities
Disability Household Accomodation Guide
Disability Rights and Resources
Financial Planning Resources for Special Needs Parents and Families.
Guide for Flying with a Disability
How to Modify your Home for a Person with a Disability
Home Modifications for Seniors and People with Disabilities
Home Modifications to Promote Independent Living
Independent Living Institute
Independent Living Research Utilization at TIRR ( ILRU )
Individuals and Families With Disabilities or Special Needs
Mobile Center for Independent Living
Montgomery Center for Independent Living
National Fair Housing Alliance
National Council on Independent Living
Resources & Funding for Independent Living
Senior-Friendly Home Remodeling
Simple Changes to Make Your Home Safe for Aging in Place
Staying Healthy in Your Home as You Age
Traveling with a Disability

 

Mental Health / Developmental Disabilities:

Alabama Department of Mental Health
Alabama Council for Developmental Disabilities
Alabama Family Trust
Alabama Rehab Facility Director
Anxiety Self Test
ARC of Alabama
Ask Our Doctors - Addiction Help
Autism Society
Autism Society of Alabama
Best Online Therapy
Center for the Study of Autism
Dealing with Anxiety in Academics
Dual Diagnosis Alcohol & Drug Rehab Centers
Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery
Help.Org - 30 Day Rehab Program
Help.Org - Choosing the Right Rehab Facility
In-Depth Guide to Online Therapy
Mental Self Help Test
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill 
National Drug Finder/FDA
Prescription Dangers
Protect Your Family’s Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic
StationMD
The Treatment Specialist
Understanding the Effects of Diet on Mental Health
Veteran Addiction Guide
When Pain Accompanies Depression

 

 

Other Government Sites:

711 Relay
Alabama Archives and History
Alabama Emergency Management Agency
Alabama Information Network ( Alabama.Gov )
Alabama Medicaid
Alabama Public Health
Alabama Public Service Commission
Alabama State Legislature
Application For Alabama Disability Access Parking Privileges
Benefits for People with Disabilities
Code of Alabama
The Ultimate Medicare and Medicare Resource Page
Disability.gov
Disability Related Tax Incentives
Disaster Assistance
Federal Communications Commission-Affordable Telephone Service For Income Eligible Suscribers
Guide to Disability Rights Laws
Health and Human Services, Office of Disability
Health Care Financing Administration
Health & Human Services Office On Disability (OD)
IRS(Search on People with Disabilities)
Medicare & Social Security Benefits for the Disabled
Moving to a New State: How to Re-Apply for Disability Benefits
National Cancer Institute-Live Help Cancer
Quit Day-Support for the physically challenged to become smoke-free
Small Business Administration
Social Security Administration Online
Student Loan Forgiveness
Understanding Medicaid Home and Community Services
US Congress on the Internet

Veterans.Gov 

 

Recreation:

Accessible Playgrounds
American Association of Adaptive Sports
America Walks
Camp ASCCA
Chronic Pain Relief with Swimming Exercises
HotShot Products - Beach
Increasing Physical Activity among Adults with Disabilities
Lakeshore Foundation
Special Equestrians
Sports 'N' Spokes 
Stay Active with a Disability: Quick Tips
Wheelsity
Yoga - Guide

 

 

Special Education/ IDEA

45 Must-Have Resources for Low-Income College Students
Accredited Master of Social Work Degrees in Alabama
Accredited Schools Online for Students With Hearing Impairments
Addiction Counselor
Affordable Colleges Online
Alabama Limb Loss Resources Center
Alabama Parent Education Center
Alabama Partners In Policymaking
Alabama Psychology Degrees
Alabama Special Education Department
Best Scholarships for Students with Disabilities
Classroom Accessibility for Students with Disabilities-American Univ
College Accessibility For Visually Impaired Students
College Choices for Students with Disabilities
College Guide for Students with Disabilities
College Guide for Students With Visual Impairments
College Resources for Students with Disabilities
College Resource Center
Considering a Career in Medicine
Disability Scholarships
Discover Business.us-Business Degree and School Guide
Education USA Resources for Students with Disabilities
Financial Aid and Scholarships for Online Graduate Students
Fire Science Degree Schools
Graduate School Success for Students with Disabilities
Guide for Paying for College for Students with Disabilities
Guide to Section 508 Compliance
Guide to Visual Disabilities/How Colleges Help Students Succeed
How to become a Public Health Nurse
How to Become a Social Worker
IDEA Practices Partnerships
Kid Power Family Support
Learn Psychology-Guidebook to Addiction on College Campuses
Medical Assistant Degrees-Career Options
Medical Field Careers
Minnesota Partners in Policy Making
Nursing Degree Guide
Online Bachelors Degrees-Liberal Studies_Guide to Using Inclusive Language
Online College Accreditation Guide
Online College Locator
Online Colleges for Students with Disabilities
Online MBA & EMBA Guides
Overview of Alabama Social Work Certification Requirements
RN to BSN
Samford University STEM Scholarship Program
Scholarships for Students with Disabilities
Scholarships & Grants for Students with Disabilities
Scholarships-People with Disabilities
Speech Disorder Resources for College Students
Speech Pathology Masters Program
Social Security Disability Benefits College Students
Stress in College Guide
Students Guide to Financial Aid Online
Thriving in Trade School with a Disability
Top Scholarships for Students with Disabilities
We Connect Now
Winning in College: A Guide for Students with Disabilities

 

 

Specific Disability Sites:

A Caregiver's Guide to the Benefits of Cooking with Alzheimer's
A Helpful Online Safety Guide for People With Autism Spectrum Disorders
Administration for Community Living
Alabama's Regional Autism Network
Alabama Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Alabama Family Trust
Alabama Head Injury Foundation
Alabama Lifespan Respite Resource Network
Alabama Spinal Cord Injury Association
Alabama TBI.org
Alzheimer's Resource
Alzheimer's - The Benefits of Cooking with Alzheimer's: A Caregiver's Guide
Alzheimer's - 10 Stimulating Activities for Alzheimer's Patients
Alzheimer's - Seven Steps to Staying Mentally Sharp as a Tack After 60
Alzheimer's-First Aid for People Living With Alzheimers
American Chronic Pain Association
Arthritis Foundation
Arts & Crafts for People with Alzheimer's
Asbestos Exposure
Asbestos Related Cancers
Autism Parenting Magazine
Autism Society of Alabama
Alabama Spinal Cord Injury Association
Brain and Spinal Cord Injury
Canine Caregivers for Alzheimer's and Dementia Patients
Cerebral Palsy Guide
Cerebal Palsy Symptoms
Depression and Disability: A Practical Guide
Disability Accommodation Cost Guide
Early Signs & Symptoms of Alzheimer's
Epilepsy
Facts about Chronic Pain and Filing for Disability
Family Voices
Family Voices of Alabama
Foundation for Spinal Cord Injury Prevention Care & Cure
How to Cope with Sudden Illness or Disability
KIDS COUNT Data Book
How to Calm a Child With Autism
Learn About the Different Types of Service Dogs
Multiple Sclerosis
Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America
Pain Management and Opioid Abuse
Paralyzed Veterans of America
Preparing for Disaster for People with Disabilities and Other Special Needs
Rett Syndrome (Local State)
Rett Syndrome (National)
Sarcoma
Spinal Cord Injury Foundation
Spinal Cord Injury Information Network
Students with Autism: Online Resources & Support
The 45 Warning Signs of Prescription Drug Abuse
The Slippery Slope of Pain Management: The Guide to Preventing Addiction for People with Chronic Pain
UAB Spinal Cord Injury Model System
United Ability
United Cerebral Palsy Association

 

 

Transportation / Housing & Other Assistive Technology:

Access Alabama Home Ownership Program
Braun Corporation
Careavan - Mobility for Life
Concrete Change
Disability.gov's Guide to Transportation
Disability Home Loans for Disabled Americans
Disabled Renters' Housing Rights
Disability Rights and Resources
Disability Rights in Housing
Fire Safety & Disabilities Guide
Fulfilling the American Dream: A Guide for Disabled Home Buyers
Grants for Home Modification: 16 Resources for Homeowners with Disabilities
Guide to Housing
Guide for Keeping your home for Newly Disabled
Home Safety for People with Disabilities
ALHousing Search
Invacare Corporation
Links to Housing for People with Disabilities
Mobility Works
Mortgage Loan
National Aging and Disability Transportation Center
National Fair Housing Alliance
Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America
Ricon Corporation
Sportaid
Stair Safety (Easy Climber)
Sunrise Medical
Technology Assistance for Special Consumers
The Ultimate Guide to Home Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities
Wheelchair Accessible Vans

Veterans

Free Audio Books for Veterans
List Of The 11 Best Inpatient Rehab Centers For Veterans
Memory Care for Veterans
Veterans Assisted Living Assessment and Benefits
Veterans Benefits for Financial Security and Paying for Healthcare