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Florida ARF - The Florida Association of Rehabilitation Facilities (Florida ARF) is the premier professional industry association for advocacy, information, and networking. Florida ARF is a leader in the initiation of public policy change to promote and protect the interests of individuals with disabilities and the community human service provider organizations, which provide them with quality services.
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Advocating for People with Disabilities - Three articles on advocacy, lobbying and press relations from Autism Society of Alabama.
American Disabled for Attendant Programs Today (ADAPT) - We are fighting so people with disabilities can live in the community with real supports instead of being locked away in nursing homes and other institutions.
Auto Workers Press - This site is created to specialize in disabled auto workers rights and to be an advocate for auto workers who are being discriminated against, on the basis of disability, by their employers.
Axis Disability Rights - Articles, videos, recommended readings on disability rights, euthanasia, abuse, injustice and other related topics.
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law - Legal and policy resources on the civil rights of people with mental disabilities, including health care, education, housing, federal benefits, insurance and employment.
Bear's Society - About a self advocate who is currently People First President in Ridgecrest, California, making a difference.
Coalition on Human Needs - Disability Issues - CHN is a coalition of major U.S. anti-poverty and disability organizations.
Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities - A coalition of approximately 100 national disability organizations working together to advocate for national public policy that ensures the self-determination, independence, empowerment, integration and inclusion of children and adults with disabilities in all aspects of society.
Council for Disability Rights - On national, state, and local levels, the Council for Disability Rights advances the rights of people with disabilities. The Council promotes public policy and legislation, public awareness through education, and provides information and referral services.
Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA) - An independent, nonprofit, tax-exempt organization of attorneys, advocates and parents established to improve the quality and quantity of legal assistance for parents of children with disabilities.
Disability - on the agenda - Information of the New Deal for the Disabled initiative and disability rights. There is also a section on the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative which provides detailed guidelines for web authors on making their pages accessible to all.
Disability Rights Activist - Information to fight for rights of disabled people. Action alerts on proposed legislation. How to protect our rights and gain our rightful place in society.
Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund Inc. - A national law and policy center dedicated to protecting and advancing the civil rights of people with disabilities through legislation, litigation, advocacy, technical assistance, and education and training of attorneys, advocates, persons with disabilities, and parents of children with disabilities.
Disabled Peoples' International - A grassroots,cross-disability network with member organizations in over 110 countries, over half of which are in the developing world.
Electronic Activist - Our database currently contains contact information for U.S. senators and representatives, governors, and some state legislatures.
Families USA Foundation - A national nonprofit, non-partisan organization dedicated to the achievement of high-quality, affordable health and long-term care for all Americans. Working at the national, state and community levels, we have earned a national reputation as an effective voice for health care consumers for over 15 years.
Freedom Clearinghouse - Materials to change the system to home and community based services -- our homes, not nursing homes.
Justice For All E-Mail Network - Formed to defend and advance disability rights and programs in the 104th Congress. One JFA goal is to work with national and state organizations of people with disabilities to get the word from Washington D.C. out to the grassroots.
Making Advocacy Work In Your Community - Links to information about advocacy, self-advocacy, self-determination, consumer involvement, and self-help as it relates to disabilities.