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Disability Links

ADVOCACY

The Advocacy Center

The Center for Self-Determination 

The Council for Disability Rights

Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates, Inc

LaCAN (Louisiana Council’s Advocacy Network)

National Association of Protection and Advocacy Systems

Partners in Policymaking

Self-Advocacy

 

AGING & DISABILITY

Louisiana Answers (Disability & Aging)

Office of Aging & Adult Services (OAAD)

 

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY

Louisiana Assistive Technology Initiative (LATI)

Louisiana Technology Access Network  (LATAN)

 

AUTISM

Asperger Experts – Fundamentals for Thriving (username: info@fhfnorthshore.org / password: asexpert)

Autism Society of Greater New Orleans – Louisiana Chapter

High Functioning Autism/Asperger’s Tool Kit (from Autism Speaks)

AWAARE: Autism Wandering Awareness Alerts Response & Education

Autism Risk & Safety Management (IEP) 

Evidence-Based Practices for Children, Youth, and Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder

National Autism Association Safety Initiative

Understanding Autism Professional Development Curriculum

 

DISABILITY 

ADDitude Magazine

American Association on Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

American Disability Act

Center for Personal Assistance Services

Disability Information & Resources

Disability Resources

Disability Scoop

Federation for Children with Special Needs

Governor’s Office of Disability Affairs

Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council

National Council on Disability

University Centers for Excellence on Developmental Disabilities

LD online (the world’s leading website on learning disabilities & ADHD)

 

EARLY INTERVENTION

EarlySteps 

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities 

 

EMPLOYMENT

Getting a Job 101

Going to Work: A Guide to to Social Security Disability Benefits and Employment for Young People with Disabilities

JobAccess (website specializing in employment for individuals with disabilities)

Human Development Center Employment Resources

Office of Disability Employment Policy Resource Toolbox

We Connect Now

 

FINANCE

Personal Finance Guide

 

HEALTH

Children’s Special Health Services (CSHS)

Family Opportunity Act (Medicaid for children with disabilities)

F2FHIC (Family to Family Health Information Center)

Friends & Family Transportation Enrollment Form (Medicaid)

Healthy Bodies Toolkit (A Parent’s Guide on Puberty for Boys/Girls with Disabilities)

Increasing Physical Activity Among Adults with Physical Disabilities

 

HOUSING


Habitat for Humanity – East St. Tammany

Habitat for Humanity – Greater Baton Rouge

Habitat for Humanity – St. Tammany West

Housing & Mortgages for People with Disabilities 

Homeownership 

Louisiana Housing Search

Northlake Homeless Coalition (Website includes a link to their Resource Inventory)

 

MENTAL HEALTH

NAMI St. Tammany Mental Health Resource Directory

 

WAIVER

Florida Parishes Human Services Authority (FPHSA)

How Do I Choose a Service Provider

 Locate Region 9 Waiver Services

Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities (OCDD)

Self-Direction Option Employer Handbook

 

OTHER

Library Special Services

Louisiana Special Olympics

Social Security