Resources

This section contains resources on specific disability topics that may be of interest to people with disabilities, service providers, businesses, government agencies, and others.

While we make every effort to keep these resource links updated, it is possible that links may become inactive. For additional resources on your topic of interest, please use our website search feature.

Easter Seals' Project ACTION provides information and training to consumers and transportation providers.
Toll Free Telephone:
800-659-6428 (Voice/Relay)
Local: 202-347-3066 (Voice), 202-347-7385 (TTY)

The Red Cross coordinates relief efforts around the world, and offers information (English and Spanish) and products for preparedness.

The RTCIL offers several online courses and a variety of publications for individiuals, health professionals, emergency planners, responders, and disaster relief workers.

This site includes the Medical Providers and the ADA Compliance Series, with fact sheets on disability etiquette, effective communication, service animals, and serving patients who use wheelchairs and other mobility devices.

The Institute promotes accessible and universal design of environments and products.

The Department of Justice issued an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Equipment and Furniture;  the Department is considering, among other issues, whether to update its ADA regulations to add more specific requirements for medical equipment such as accessible exam tables, dental chairs, radiological diagnostic equipment, scales, and rehabilitation equipment.

Related to these considerations, the U.S. Access Board is developing access standards for medical diagnostic equipment  and has issued Proposed Accessibility Standards for Medical Diagnostic Equipment. 

The NASDDDS Emergency Response Preparedness Self Assessment Instrument was developed to help state officials evaluate their preparedness plans in light of the needs of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces the employment provisions of the ADA and offers technical assistance on employment discrimination.

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