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Braille Institute
Braille Institute
The Braille Institute provides publications and cassettes and free books for visually impaired individuals. Classes in reading and writing Braille language materials, rree Braille calendars, referrals to resources, and tapes on vision loss are amoung the resources accessable here.
http://www.brailleinstitute.org - Feb 10th 2005 - KP

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TASH
TASH
TASH is an international association of people with disabilities, their family members, other advocates, and professionals fighting for a society in which inclusion of all people in all aspects of society is the norm. TASH advocates for greater access to societal institutions for persons with disabilities through lobbying and publishing activities. An index of state & local chapters of TASH is available.
http://tash.org/ - Jan 21st 2003 - MJD

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The Institute on Independent Living
Director: Adolf Ratzka
The Institute's purpose is to promote the opportunities of persons with disabilities to gain more personal and political power, self-determination, full participation and equality through information, training materials, consultancy and technical assistance. The Institute works in cooperation with other organizations which support these aims at the local, national and international level, including self-help groups in developing countries.
http://www.independentliving.org - Mar 5th 2002 -

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National Family Caregivers Association
NFCA
The National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA) is a grass roots organization created to educate, support, and advocate for caregivers of chronically ill, aged or disabled loved ones. Through its services in the areas of information and education; support and validation; public awareness and advocacy, NFCA strives to minimize the disparity between a caregiver's quality of life and that of mainstream Americans. Caregiving tips, links and other wisdom, news and information and workshop information are provided on this plainly designed but easy to navigate website.
http://nfcacares.org/ - Jan 15th 2003 - MJD

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American Association of People with Disabilities
AAPD
AAPD is a large national nonprofit advocacy organization promoting policy and legislation (and enforcement of existing legislation) benefiting disabled persons in the United States.
http://www.aapd.com/ - Jan 22nd 2003 - MJD

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Children's Craniofacial Association
Children's Craniofacial Association
Children's Craniofacial Association provides information and support for children with facial disfigurement. The organization makes referrals to doctors and support groups and publishes educational booklets.
http://www.ccakids.com - Feb 17th 2005 - KP

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Foundation for Spinal Cord Injury Prevention, Care and Cure
Foundation for Spinal Cord Injury Prevention, Care and Cure
The Foundation is dedicated to the prevention, care and cure of spinal cord injuries through public awareness, education and funding research. They provide free counseling for patients and their families. The website contains articles and links to other organizations and resources for more information.
http://www.fscip.org/ - Mar 24th 2005 - KP

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National Spinal Cord Association
National Spinal Cord Association
The Association is dedicated to improving the quality of life for those living with the results of spinal cord injury and disease (SCI/D) and their families. The site provides links to information, resources, referrals and peer support.
http://www.spinalcord.org - Mar 24th 2005 - KP

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Kid-Power
KidPower Family Support Resource, Inc
This site is a non profit organisation for children with mild disabilities. It aims to raise money and awareness of it's aims, with money going to families who fail to meet criteria of other agencies. At this stage, the organisation is not approved as a charity.
http://www.kid-power.org - Dec 5th 1999 - BRP

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Washington Assistive Technology Alliance
University of Washington
The Washington Assistive Technology Alliance provides information, consultation, and training related to selection of AT devices, services and funding; legal advice and advocacy; policy development; legislative action; technical consultation and training; publications, and online resources. Includes discussion forums as well.
http://wata.org/ - Feb 1st 1998 - KCB

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