Disability Support Resources
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a toll-free consulting service that provides information about job accommodations and the employability of people with disabilities. Consultants who understand the functional limitations associated with disabilities, and who have access to up-to-date information about accommodation methods, devices, and strategies answer calls.
Civil Rights Division
Disability Rights Section
(202) 307-0663 Voice and TDD
(202) 307-1198, Fax
Disability Rights Section protects the rights of persons with disabilities under Titles I, H, and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and can be contacted to obtain information about the ADA.
www.ahead.org - Many helpful links to different universities and programs, and to information on a range of specific disabilities.
(301) 587-1789, TTY
(301) 587-1778, Voice
(301) 587-1791, Fax
e-mail address: NADlaw@nad.org
The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) provides general information about deaf communities and Deaf Culture. NAD has a law center with attorneys who are familiar with specific laws that are related to accommodating deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals.
PEPnet provides technical assistance and information for institutions of higher education on serving deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Programs and internships can receive helpful technical assistance on designing and obtaining accommodations. Information useful in orienting instructors and supervisors to deafness is also available on this Web site.
Cerebral Palsy Guide is an organization whose goal is to raise awareness about cerebral palsy. Through free information, financial options, and treatment information they support families and individuals affected by this developmental disorder.
Page last modified April 14, 2015