Disability Advocacy Work With Networking

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Disability Advocacy Work With Networking

Welcome to Disability Information Resources on the Internet

Disability Advocacy Work With Networking is here to supply you with information to help you self advocate and gather general information. What is found on these pages are links to guide you to sources you can use to your own benefit and any people you know who may need them.


People with disabilities vote at a rate that is 20 percent below voters without disabilities. In local areas, disability issues seldom surface in election campaigns, and inaccessible polling places often discourage citizens with disabilities from voting.

Here are two good resources for voting information online. We need SUPPORT if we are to advocate for change in government decisions.

  1. The Federal Election Commission has the The National Mail Voter Registration Form that is the one document that allows you to register to vote from anywhere in the United States.
  2. Be a Voter -- Go to Congress.org
Grassroots Lobbying Information Page
Tips on writing to a member of Congress; Sending an email to Congress; and Suggestions for a personal visit with a member
  1. On a Roll is a syndicated weekly radio talk show on disability issues. Check the site for information on where it airs and getting it sponsored in your city. The site features:
    * Disability News Updated Daily
    * RealAudio Archives of the show
    * Pictures of On A Roll shows from around the country
    * Opinion
  2. General Resources
  3. Parents and Kids
  4. Education
  5. Legal Support
  6. Legislative Information
  7. Local Groups, Agencies and Organizations
  8. Managed Care
  9. National Groups, Agencies and Organizations
  10. International Groups, Agencies and Organizations
  11. Spinal Cord Injury
  12. Blind
  13. Epilepsy
  14. Assistive Technology
  15. Deaf Community Sites
  16. Web Site Accessibility Design Information
  17. Seniors
  18. Disability & Business Technical Assistance Centers -- The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) has established ten regional centers to provide information, training, and technical assistance to employers, people with disabilities, and other entities with responsibilities under the ADA
  19. Vendors/Magazines

Last Updated October 8, 2007