Resources By MS CDD Areas of Emphasis

Mississippi Community Resource Directory


National: Office of Disability and Employment Policy,
What Can You Do Campaign,
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission,
US Department of Labor,
Federal Employment of People with Disabilities,
Social Security Ticket to Work Program,
Engaging Youth in Work Experiences:  An Innovative Strategies Practice Brief,
2010-2011 National Survey of Community Rehabilitation Providers Report 1:  Overview of Services, Trends, and Provider Characteristics,
Practices and Policies Related to Recruiting and Hiring Employees with Disabilities, Inclusion,
State: Mississippi Employment Security Commission,
Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services,
Mississippi Industries for the Blind,
Goodwill Industries International,


National: American Public Transportation Association,
US Department of Transportation,
State: Mississippi Department of Transportation,
Mississippi Planning Council,
Hinds County Human Resource Agency,
Mississippi 2-1-1,
Aging and Disability Resource Center,


National: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development,
Habitat for Humanity International,
Mortgage and Loans,
State: Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Housing Task Force,

Quality Assurance:

National: The American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities,
The ARC of the United States,
Paralyzed Veterans of America,
National Youth Leadership Network,
Autism NOW,
State: The ARC of Mississippi,
Together Enhancing Autism Awareness in Mississippi,
Disability Rights Mississippi,

Formal/Informal Community Supports:

National: National Resource Center For Supports Decision-Making,
Aging and Disability Resource Center,
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,
Autism NOW,
State: Mississippi ADA Network,
Disability Rights Mississippi,
Southeast Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center,
The ARC of Mississippi,

Education and Early Intervention:

National: The Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund,
Center for Parent Information and Resources,
Inclusion Research Institute,
Parenting Handbook and Resources,
State: Mississippi Department of Education, Special Education,
The University of Southern Mississippi, Institute on Disability Studies,
T.K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability,
Mississippi School for the Blind,
Mississippi School for the Deaf,
Mississippi Deaf-Blind Project,
Mississippi Policies and Procedures Regarding Children with Disabilities under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 2004,
Procedural Safeguards Document,
Mississippi Extended Curriculum Frameworks,
Mississippi Advisory Panel on Special Education,


National: Rehabilitation Services Administration,
State: Special Olympics Mississippi,
Horses for Handicapped,
Together Enhancing Autism Awareness in Mississippi,
The ARC of Mississippi,
Metro Area Community Empowerment,
Technology Learning Center, USM Gulf Park,

Child Care:

National: Center for Parent Information and Resources,


National: Medline Plus,
Needy Meds,
Patient Advocate Foundation on Health Issues,
To Find Speech/Language Pathologist,
Autism Network International,
Autism Society of America,
US Government Benefits, www.Benefits.Gov
State: Mississippi Division of Medicaid,
Mississippi State Department of Health,
Mississippi Health Advocacy Program,
Together Enhancing Autism Awareness in Mississippi,
Mississippi Council of the Blind,
Mississippi Office on Deaf and Hard of Hearing,
Mississippi Department of Mental Health,
Mississippi Department of Mental Health Crisis Line, 1-877-210-8513
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NAMI Mississippi,
Tourette’s Syndrome Association (Mid South Regional Chapter),
Mississippi Families as Allies for Children’s Mental Health,

Other Resources:

National: National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities,
The American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities,
National Disability Rights Network,
Association of University Centers on Disabilities,
Administration on Developmental Disabilities,
American Association of People with Disabilities,
National Organization on Disability,
100 Community, Women, Health, Disability, Elder and Civil Rights National Organizations,
State: Mississippi Department of Mental Health,
Mississippi Department of Mental Health Crisis Line, 1-877-210-8513
Mississippi Parent Training and Information Center,
Mississippi Project Start,
The Mississippi  Client Assistance Program,

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