American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD)
Autism Speaks
Catholic Charities Community Services
Disability Rights Advocates (DRA)
Easter Seals
Epilepsy Foundation
Independent Consumer Advocacy Network (ICAN)
National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy (NARPA)
National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS)
United Spinal Association

Disability Resources

Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)
Able News: Online Newspaper For, By and About People with Disabilities
Access Unlimited: The Power of Choice in Mobility
Accredited Online Colleges and Disability Education
Advocacy Unlimited, Inc. – Advocacy Education for Persons with Psychiatric Disabilities
American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD)
Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF)
Families Together In New York State
Home Care Association of New York State

Dutchess County

Abilities First
ARC of Dutchess County
CAPE Council on Addiction, Prevention and Education
Dutchess County Think Differently
Dutchess County Homeless Centers and Services
Dutchess County Chamber of Commerce
Dutchess County Community Action Partnership
Dutchess County Department of Family and Community Services
Dutchess County Department of Family and Community Services Dutchess County Hotline
Dutchess County Hotline
Dutchess County Human Resources Department
Mental Health America of Dutchess County, Inc.
PEOPLe Projects to Empower and Organize the Psychiatrically Labeled


U.S. Department of Education – Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
U.S. Department of Labor Employment & Training Administration (ETA)
U.S. Department of Labor: Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)
U.S. Department of Health and Human Service
U.S. Office of Civil Rights

Hearing and Sight

Catholic Charities Stan Hirschberg of Guild for the Blind
Cloud Cover Guide to Hearing Loss &Prevention
Hadley School for the Blind and Visually Impaired


Mortgage & Home Loan Help Guide for People with Disabilities
NYS Attorney General – Tenants Rights
NYS Division of Human Rights
NYS Housing AccessAbility
SMART Apartment Video

Hudson Valley

Alzheimer’s Association of Hudson Valley
Foodbank of the Hudson Valley
Hudson Valley Community Services, Inc.
Hudson Valley Region Disaster Assistance Resource Guide
Legal Services of the Hudson Valley


National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
National Association of the Deaf (NAD)
National Center for Learning Disabilities
National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth
National Council on Disability
National Council on Independent Living (NCIL)
National Disability Institute: Building a better economic future for Americans with disabilities
National Federation of the Blind
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
National Network Disability Law Handbook – English Version
National Organization on Disability (NOD)
National Parks Disability Pass

New York State

Access: Supports for Living
Brain Injury Association New York State (BIANYS)
Center for Disability Right Inc.
Disability Rights New York
Earned Income Tax Credit Program
New York ABLE
New York Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services (NYAPRS)
New York Connects Long Term Care
New York State Commission For the Blind (NYSCB)
New York State Education/Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational
New York State Justice Center: For the Protection of People with Special Needs
New York State Department of Health (DOH)
New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS)
New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH)
New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD)
New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA)
New York State Disability and Health Programs
New York State Parks Access Pass
Not Dead Yet News and Commentary Blog


Other Resources:

Independent Living Centers Directory
Mount Saint Mary’s College Center on Aging and Disability Policy
Senior Care: Consumer-Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP)
Social Security Disability Resource Center
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
United Cerebral Palsy of New York City
Used Home Medical Equipment