Resources By MS CDD Areas of Emphasis

Mississippi Community Resource Directory

Employment:

National: Office of Disability and Employment Policy, www.dol.gov/odep

What Can You Do Campaign, www.whatcanyoudocampaign.org

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, www.eeoc.gov

US Department of Labor, www.dol.gov

Federal Employment of People with Disabilities, www.opm.gov/disability/

Social Security Ticket to Work Program, www.yourtickettowork.com

National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth, http://www.ncwd-youth.info/

2010-2011 National Survey of Community Rehabilitation Providers Report 1:  Overview of Services, Trends, and Provider Characteristics, http://www.communityinclusion.org/pdf/RP52_web_F.pdf

Direct Course Online, http://directcourseonline.com/

State: Mississippi Department of Employment Security, www.mdes.ms.gov

Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services, www.mdrs.ms.gov

Mississippi Industries for the Blind, www.msblind.org

Goodwill Industries International, www.goodwill.org

Transportation:

National: American Public Transportation Association, www.apta.com

US Department of Transportation, www.dot.gov/accessibility

State: Mississippi Department of Transportation, www.gomdot.com

JTRAN, http://www.jacksonms.gov/transportation

Mississippi Planning Council, www.caremississippi.org

Hinds County Human Resource Agency, www.hchra.org

2-1-1 United Way, www.myunitedway.com/2-1-1

Housing:

National: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, www.hud.gov

Habitat for Humanity International, www.habitat.org

Mortgage and Loans, www.mortgageloan.com/disabilities/

State: Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Housing Task Force,
www.c-c-d.org/rubriques.php?rub=taskforce.php&id_task=8

Quality Assurance:

National: The American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, www.aaidd.org

The ARC of the United States, www.thearc.org

Paralyzed Veterans of America, www.pva.org

National Youth Leadership Network, www.nyln.org

Autism NOW, www.autismnow.org

State: The ARC of Mississippi, www.arcms.org

Together Enhancing Autism Awareness in Mississippi, www.teaam.org

Disability Rights Mississippi, www.drms.ms

Formal/Informal Community Supports:

National: National Resource Center For Supports Decision-Making, www.supporteddecisionmaking.org

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, www.hhs.gov

Autism NOW, www.autismnow.org

State: Mississippi ADA Network, www.lifeofms.com

Disability Rights Mississippi, http://www.drms.ms

Southeast Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center, www.adasoutheast.org

The ARC of Mississippi, www.arcms.org

MDHS Services for Senior Adults, www.mshs.ms.gov/adult_seniors

Education and Early Intervention:

National: The Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund, http://www.dredf.org/

Center for Parent Information and Resources, www.parentcenterhub.org

State: Mississippi Department of Education, Special Education, www.mdek12.org/ose

The University of Southern Mississippi, Institute on Disability Studies, www.usm.edu/ids

T.K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability, www.tkmartin.msstate.edu

Mississippi School for the Blind, www.msb.k12.ms.us

Mississippi School for the Deaf, www.msd.k12.ms.us

Mississippi Hearing-Vision Project, http://www.usm.edu/education-human-sciences/mississippi-hearing-vision-project/php

Mississippi Extended Curriculum Frameworks, www.sos.ms.gov/acproposed/00018867b.pdf

Mississippi Advisory Panel on Special Education, http://www.mdek12.org/OSE/AP

Recreation:

National: Rehabilitation Services Administration, www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/rsa/index.html
State: Special Olympics Mississippi, www.specialolympicsms.org

Horses for Handicapped, www.horsesforhandicappedms.com

Together Enhancing Autism Awareness in Mississippi, www.teaam.org

The ARC of Mississippi, www.arcms.org

Metro Area Community Empowerment, www.macemississippi.org

Technology Learning Center, USM Gulf Park, www.usm.edu/gulfcoast/ids

Child Care:

National: Center for Parent Information and Resources, www.parentcenterhub.org
State: Mississippi Department of Health Children with Special Health Care Needs, https://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_static/41,0,163.html

Health:

National: Medline Plus, http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/directories.html

Needy Meds, http://www.needymeds.org/

Patient Advocate Foundation on Health Issues, http://www.patientadvocate.org/

To Find Speech/Language Pathologist, http://www.asha.org/profind/

Autism Network International, www.autreat.com

Autism Society of America, www.autism-society.org

US Government Benefits, www.Benefits.Gov

State: Mississippi Division of Medicaid, www.medicaid.ms.gov

Mississippi State Department of Health, www.msdh.state.ms.us

Mississippi Health Advocacy Program, www.mhap.org

Together Enhancing Autism Awareness in Mississippi, www.teaam.org

Mississippi Council of the Blind, http://www.mscounciloftheblind.org/

Mississippi Office on Deaf and Hard of Hearing, www.odhh.org

Mississippi Department of Mental Health, www.dmh.ms.gov

Mississippi Department of Mental Health Crisis Line, 1-877-210-8513

Children’s Medical Program Blake Clinic for Children, www.msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_static/41,0,163.html

NAMI Mississippi, www.namims.org

Tourette’s Syndrome Association (Mid South Regional Chapter),
www.tsa-usa.org

Mississippi Families as Allies for Children’s Mental Health, www.faams.org

Other Resources:

National: National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities, www.nacdd.org

The American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, www.aaidd.org

National Disability Rights Network, www.ndrn.org

Association of University Centers on Disabilities, www.aucd.org

Administration for Children and Families, www.acf.hhs.gov

American Association of People with Disabilities, www.aapd.com

National Organization on Disability, www.nod.org

100 Community, Women, Health, Disability, Elder and Civil Rights National Organizations, http://www.socialworkdegree.net/social-justice-organizations

State: Mississippi Department of Mental Health, www.dmh.ms.gov

Mississippi Department of Mental Health Crisis Line, 1-877-210-8513

Mississippi Parent Training and Information Center, www.mspti.org

Mississippi Project Start, www.msprojectstart.org

The Mississippi  Client Assistance Program,
www.msdisabilities.com/client_assistance_program

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