Disability Services Suggested Websites

Disability Services - Suggested Websites

  • ALDA - Boston Local chapter of ALDA, Inc., a social, self-help, outreach and advocacy group for late-deafened adults.
  • Assistive Technology Exchange in New England Lists assistive technology devices for sale or for free throughout New England.
  • Bookshare Provides print disabled people in the U.S. with legal access to over 42,000 books that are converted to Braille, large print, or digital formats for text to speech audio.
  • The Carroll Center for the Blind A private, non-profit agency serving persons of all ages who are blind or visually impaired, located in Newton, MA.
  • Cerebral Palsy Guide Shares educational materials to families and individuals affected by cerebral palsy, including information about different therapies, treatment options, and financial resources.
  • CODI-Cornucopia of Disability Information An internet directory of disability information and a repository of disability documents, posted by SUNY-Buffalo.
  • College Guide for Students with Visual Impairments   Fewer than 15% of individuals with vision loss earn their bachelor's degree.  This shocking statistic prompted the team at BestColleges.com to research what additional support is available to assist the visually impaired community so that more students can go to college and earn their degree.
  • Learning Disibilities Online Leading website on learning disabilities and ADHD, serving parents, teachers and other professionals.
  • MassHealth CommonHealth  Information on health insurance and employment services for Massachusetts residents with disabilities.
  • MassMATCH Promotes the use of assistive technology & AT services to enhance the independence of people with disabilities. Website maintained by Mass. Rehabilitation Commission; provides information for educators, employers and provides or AT services, as well as for people with disabilities.
  • Microsoft Accessibility - Technology for Everyone Microsoft is dedicated to developing technology that is useable and accessible to everyone, including those with disabilities. Learn about built-in accessibility features in Microsoft products that you can adjust to meet your needs.
  • National Organization on Disability Aims to expand the participation and contribution of America's 54 million men, women and children with disabilities in all aspects of life.
  • Perkins School for the Blind Perkins School for the Blind is a "living institution", a source of inspiration and opportunity for blind, deafblind and multihandicapped blind people across the nation & the world.
  • The Traveling Wheelchair Short reviews of wheelchair accessibility at hotels, restaurants, government offices, educational and recreational attractions.
  • Work Without Limits is a public/private partnership whose mission is to strengthen the Massachusetts workforce and advance work opportunities for youth and adults with disabilities in Massachusetts.