Disability Resource: Education

ADA Project www.gpadacenter.org
Provides the most current and comprehensive information available about the American's with Disabilities Act (ADA).

ADD in School www.ADDinschool.com
Presents hundreds of classroom interventions to help students with Attention Deficit Disorder, “ADD” or “ADHD”.

American Music Therapy Association www.musictherapy.orgPurpose is the progressive development of the therapeutic use of music in rehabilitation, special education and community settings.

Centers for Independent Living (CIL's):

Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living (APRIL) www.april-rural.org/ National network of programs for non-profit rural CIL programs and individuals concerned with the unique aspects of rural CIL's.

Independent Living Research & Utilization www.ILRU.org
National center for information, training, research, and technical assistance in Independent Living. Good comprehensive list of all CIL's.

Missouri State IL Council www.mosilc.org/
Develops State Plan for Independent Living (SPIL) for Federal review, also holds periodic statewide meetings to Discuss CIL activity and how disability legislation affects Missouri citizens.

National Council on Independent Living www.NCIL.org
A membership organization that advances the independent living philosophy and advocates for the human rights of, and services for, people with disabilities to further their full integration and participation in society.

Disability Rights Commission ( Great Britain ) www.drc-gb.orgOffers information and assistance to secure civil rights for British people with disabilities.

Disability Statistics Center dsc.ucsf.edu
The purpose of the Disability Statistics Center is to produce and disseminate statistical information on disability and the status of people with disabilities in American Society and to establish and monitor indicators of how conditions are changing over time to meet their health, housing, economic and social needs.

Gallaudet University www.gallaudet.edu/
Washington D.C. based university leading the world in undergraduate and graduate programs for deaf, hard of hearing and hearing students.

Missouri Assistive Technology Advisory Council www.at.mo.gov

Missouri Parents Act ptimpact.org Provides training for parents of children with disabilities regarding IDEA and the IEP process

Music Therapy: The Power of Music www.enterthefreudianslip.com Examines the power of using popular music, something people already listen to, in therapy. Includes examples of therapeutic messages in popular music as well as original music by Freudian Slip, therapeutic rock band.

National Council on Disability www.ncd.gov
Independent federal agency making recommendations to the President and Congress on issues affecting 54 million Americans with disabilities.

National Organization on Disability www.nod.org
Promotes the full and equal participation of America's 54 million men, women and children with disabilities in all aspects of life.

Parents As Teachers www.parentsasteachers.org/
Mission is to provide the information, support and encouragement parents need to help their children develop optimally during the crucial early years of life.

Recreation: Recreation Council of Greater St. Louis www.recreationcouncil.org Non-profit that serves as a "clearinghouse" for information on leisure, recreation and socialization opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities who reside in the greater St. Louis area.

St. Louis Special School District www.ssd.k12.mo.us

United Way www.unitedway.org
Provides funds to agencies who provide services to people with disabilities as well as others in need throughout the country.