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AbleData
AbleData provides objective information about assistive technology products and rehabilitation equipment.
American Association of People with Disabilities
Organizes the disability community to be a powerful voice for change – politically, economically, and socially
American Council of the Blind
This site provides general information about the American Council of the Blind, a blindness consumer group.
American Foundation for the Blind
Description: AFB's priorities include broadening access to technology; elevating the quality of information and tools for the professionals who serve people with vision loss; and promoting independent and healthy living for people with vision loss by providing them and their families with relevant and timely resources
Americans with Disabilities Act
Provides technical assistance to businesses, non-profit service providers, state and local governments, people with disabilities, and the general public.
ARJOBS
The official employment website of the State of Arkansas
Arkansas Department of Workforce Services
Enabling the Arkansas workforce to compete in the global economy by linking a comprehensive array of services for employers and job seekers.
Arkansas Educational Television Network
Offers lifelong learning opportunities to all Arkansans, supplies instructional programs to Arkansas' schools, provides programming and services to improve and enhance the lives of Arkansas' citizens, and to illuminates the culture and heritage of Arkansas and the world.
Arkansas JobLink
Resource to find employment in Arkansas. Search for jobs, create online resume and receive email notifications on new job postings.
Arkansas Rehabilitation Services
Provides resources for the rehabilitation of people with disabilities, through a field program and the Arkansas Career Training Institute.
Arkansas School for the Blind & Visually Impaired
Offers statewide quality educational programs and resources to students who are blind or visually impaired, birth through twenty-one, enabling them to become productive, self-sufficient citizens through the involvement of all students, staff, parents and the community.
Arkansas State Legislature
Information about the Arkansas State Legislature, including bills, acts, and elected legislators.
Arkansas State University Office of Disability Services
Four-year college disability services office
Arkansas Tech University Disability Services
Four-year college disability services office
Arkansas Workforce Centers
Provides locally developed and operated services linking employers and jobseekers through a statewide delivery system.
Braille Institute of America
Offers a variety of free programs, classes and services at five Regional Centers and 220 Community Outreach locations throughout Southern California.
Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access
A multidisciplinary engineering and design research center dedicated to enhancing the health, activity and participation of people with functional limitations through the application of assistive and universally designed technologies in real world environments, products and devices.
Center for International Rehabilitation Research Information and Exchange
Facilitates the sharing of information between rehabilitation researchers in the U.S. and in other countries. Provides information to the public on the shared research collected.
Community Transportation Association of America
Provides information about transportation in America, including public and community transportation.
Department of Transportation
Federal Department that oversees public transportation and accessibility issues involved.
Disability Info
Provides resources in education, technology, civil rights, housing, and more, for those with disabilities.
Disability Rights Arkansas
The independent rights protection and advocacy system for persons with disabilities in Arkansas.
Disability Rights in Housing
States the rights of people with disabilities in regards to housing.
Disabled People's International Homepage
Network of national organizations or assemblies of disabled people, established to promote human rights of disabled people through full participation, equalization of opportunity and development.
Education Resource Organizations Directory
Extensive directory providing information and contact information for organizations related to education.
Eye Dog Foundation for the Blind
Organization provides trained guide dogs for people who are blind or have low vision.
Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation
Organization provides trained guide dogs for people who are blind or have low vision.
Freedom Guide Dogs
Organization provides trained guide dogs for people who are blind or have low vision.
Georgia Tech Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access
Provides information on thousands of assistive technology products.
Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind
Organization provides trained guide dogs for people who are blind or have low vision.
Guide Dogs For The Blind
School for training guide dogs.
Guide Dogs for the Blind
Organization provides trained guide dogs for people who are blind or have low vision.
Guide Dogs of America
Organization provides trained guide dogs for people who are blind or have low vision.
Guide Dogs of Texas
Organization provides trained guide dogs for people who are blind or have low vision.
Guiding Eyes for the Blind
Organization provides trained guide dogs for people who are blind or have low vision.
Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Promotes independent living through lifelong, distance education programs for individuals who are blind or visually impaired, their families and blindness service providers.
Helen Keller National Center
Helps people of all ages who are blind or visually impaired to develop independence and to participate actively and fully in their communities.
Henderson State University Disability Resource Center
Four-year college disability services office
ILRU Directory of Centers & SILCs
Arkansas Directory of Statewide Independent Living Councils.
Increasing Capabilities Access Network
Offers a number of services to help Arkansans of all ages find the assistive technology they need for home, school, work and getting around in the community.
International Association of Audio Information Services
A volunteer-driven membership organization of services that turn text into speech for people who cannot see, hold or comprehend the printed word and who may be unable to access information due to a disability or health condition.
International Council on English Braille
Coordinates and improves standards for braille usage for all English-speaking users of braille.
Job Accommodation Network
Helps people with disabilities enhance their employability, and shows employers how to capitalize on the value and talent that people with disabilities add to the workplace.
KSDS Assistance Dogs, Inc.
Organization provides trained guide dogs for people who are blind or have low vision.
Leader Dogs for the Blind
Organization provides trained guide dogs for people who are blind or have low vision.
Learning Ally
Collection of more than 65,000 digitally recorded textbooks and literature titles – downloadable and accessible on mainstream as well as specialized assistive technology devices
Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped
Arkansas citizens unable to use regular print material may borrow popular books and magazines in recorded or Braille format free of charge.
Library of Congress National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
A free library program of braille and audio materials circulated to eligible borrowers in the United States by postage-free mail.
Library Reproduction Service
Reproduces text books in large print for the visually impaired.
Lighthouse Guild
The Lighthouse Guild provides vision plus healthcare services for people who are blind or visually impaired, including those with multiple disabilities or chronic medical conditions. The Lighthouse Guild was officially formed in December 2013 when the Jewish Guild Healthcare and Lighthouse International merged, drawing on more than 200 years of combined service.
Mainstream
Offers peer support, training and education, pre-employment services, and more for people with disabilities.
National Braille Press
Printing and publishing house promoting and providing resources in braille.
National Center on Accessible Information Technology in Education
Promotes the use of electronic and information technology for students and employees with disabilities in educational institutions at all academic levels.
National Federation of the Blind
Improves the lives of people who are blind through advocacy, education, research, technology, and programs encouraging independence and self-confidence.
National Federation of the Blind - Newsline
Enables consumers who are blind and severely visually impaired to independently access over 300 newspapers and magazines over a standard touch-tone telephone, through the Internet, or by download to a digital talking-book player or mp3-playing device.
National Industries for the Blind
Enhances the opportunities for economic and personal independence of persons who are blind, primarily through creating, sustaining and improving employment.
National Organization on Disability
Researches, develops, and demonstrates creative approaches to disability employment issues.
National Rehabilitation Information Center
Disability and rehabilitation-oriented information organized in a variety of formats designed to make it easy for users to find and use.
Office of Disability Employment Policy
Information regarding federal employment policies for people with disabilities.
Pilot Dogs
Organization provides trained guide dogs for people who are blind or have low vision.
Social Security
Official website of the U.S. Social Security Administration.
Social Security
Official website of the U.S. Social Security Administration.
Southeastern Guide Dogs, Inc.
Organization provides trained guide dogs for people who are blind or have low vision.
Southern Arkansas University Disability Support Services
Four-year college disability services office
Southern Arkansas University Disability Support Services
Four-year college disability services office
Tech Connections
Description of the various types of internet connections available.
The American Printing House for the Blind
Nonprofit organization creating educational, workplace, and independent living products and services for people who are visually impaired.
The Blinded Veterans Association
An organization of blinded veterans helping blinded veterans. Through our service programs, regional groups, resources, and advocacy before the legislative and executive branches of government, we hope to make life better for blinded veterans.
The Foundation Fighting Blindness
Drives the research that will provide preventions, treatments and cures for people affected by retinitis pigmentosa (RP), macular degeneration, Usher syndrome, and the entire spectrum of retinal degenerative diseases.
The Seeing Eye
Organization provides trained guide dogs for people who are blind or have low vision.
Thomas Legislative Information On The Internet
Federal legislative information that is available to the public.
Thomas Legislative Information On The Internet
Federal legislative information that is available to the public.
Through The Looking Glass
A nationally recognized center that has pioneered research, training, and services for families in which a child, parent or grandparent has a disability or medical issue.
Ticket to Work - Employment support for people with disabilities
Provides most people receiving Social Security benefits (beneficiaries) more choices for receiving employment services.
U.S. Association of Blind Athletes
Enhances the lives of blind and visually impaired people by providing the opportunity for participation in sports and physical activity.
U.S. Department of Education: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services
Supports programs that help educate children and youth with disabilities, provides for the rehabilitation of youth and adults with disabilities and supports research to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities.
U.S. Department of Justice
Administers justice by developing and implementing policy and programs, and providing guidance.
United States Access Board
An independent Federal agency devoted to accessibility for people with disabilities.
United States Office of Personnel Management Federal Employment of People with Disabilities
Helps users with or without disabilities, better understand how to hire and retain persons with disabilities.
University of Arkansas at Fort Smith Disability Services Office
Four-year college disability services office
University of Arkansas at Fort Smith Disability Services Office
Four-year college disability services office
University of Arkansas at Little Rock Disability Resource Center
Four-year college disability services office
University of Arkansas at Little Rock Disability Support Services
Collaborates with students, faculty, staff, and community members to create usable, equitable, inclusive, and sustainable learning environments. The DRC also promotes and facilitates awareness and access through training, partnerships, innovative programs and accommodations.
University of Arkansas at Monticello, Student Special Services
Four-year college disability services office
University of Arkansas at Monticello, Student Special Services
Four-year college disability services office
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Disability Services Office
Four-year college disability services office
University of Arkansas Fayetteville Center for Educational Access
Four-year college disability services office
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Disability Accommodations
Four-year college disability services office
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Disability Accommodations
Four-year college disability services office
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Disability Accommodations
Four-year college disability services office
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Disability Accommodations
Four-year college disability services office
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Disability Accommodations
Four-year college disability services office
USA Jobs
USAJOBS is the Federal Government's official one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment information.
Work Opportunity Tax Credit
A Federal tax credit incentive that the Congress provides to private-sector businesses for hiring individuals from twelve target groups who have consistently faced significant barriers to employment.
Work Opportunity Tax Credit
A Federal tax credit incentive that the Congress provides to private-sector businesses for hiring individuals from twelve target groups who have consistently faced significant barriers to employment.
World Blind Union
The World Blind Union (WBU) is the global organization representing the estimated 285 million people worldwide who are blind or partially sighted. Members are organizations of and for the blind in 190 countries, as well as international organizations working in the field of vision impairment.
World Services for the Blind - Provides vocational training for people who are blind and visually impaired utilizing assistive technology.

 

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