Here are some helpful resources.
- TASH - The Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps
TASH is an international membership association leading the way to inclusive communities through research, education, and advocacy.
- The ARC - The Association for Retarded Citizens
The Arc is the world’s largest community based organization of and for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
- The Arc of Montgomery, Berks & Bucks Counties
Serving more than 900 children in the Early Intervention program per year, 2,400 families who need advocacy services for a family member with a disability per year and with a membership of 1,500 and growing, The Arc works to better the lives of people with mental retardation and other developmental needs.
- The Arc of Lancaster County
The Arc of Lancaster County advocates for the rights and full participation of all children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
- Vision for Equality
Dedicated to ending national waitlists for services for adults with Developmental Disabilities through ADVOCACY within the political system, the sharing of INFORMATION from all sources, and the TRANSFORMATION of the laws, leading to all individuals with Developmental Disabilities receiving appropriate services of their choice within the community.
- Center for Self-Determination
The Center for Self-Determination is a highly interactive working collaboration of individuals and organizations committed to the principles of self-determination to help all persons create the lives they want, connected to and with their communities and pursuing long term relationships and economic futures.
- Center for Outcome Analysis
The Center for Outcome Analysis, Inc., (COA) is a non-profit firm founded in 1985 to perform evaluation, research, and demonstration projects in the human services and health care services.
- Speaking for Ourselves
Our Purpose is to help our members run their organizations, develop leadership skills through real-life experiences, learn to work together collectively to address their own issues, and increase their own self-sufficiency and independence.
- Autism Speaks
Autism Speaks has merged with the National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR) and Cure Autism Now (CAN), bringing together the nation's three leading autism advocacy organizations.
- Capacity Works
Beth Mount is a national consultant working with programs throughout the United States to support others to see capacities in people with disabilities. Her groundbreaking work related to Personal Futures Planning promotes the positive futures and images of people with disabilities throughout the world, and consequently demonstrates that all of us count and all of us fit somewhere.
- Kendrick Consulting
Kendrick Consulting is a very small specialized international consulting firm principally focused on leadership and emerging developments in the fields of disability, mental health and aging.
- Self-Determination Housing Project of Pennsylvania, Inc. (SDHP)
The SDHP Website provides information and resources that empower people with disabilities in Pennsylvania to have control over their housing choices.
- Housing Authority of Northumberland County
The mission of the Housing Authority of Northumberland County (HANC) is to promote adequate and affordable housing, economic opportunity, and a suitable living environment free from discrimination.
- Disability is Natural
Ready for some good news about people with disabilities? Discover a new way of thinking about disabled people, learning disabilities and physical and mental handicaps.