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Organizations that support the passage and enforcement of laws or other social measures that protect the rights of people who have physical, mental, developmental or learning disabilities and maximize their ability to enjoy the same opportunities, resources and privileges as the mainstream population. (AIRS TD-1600.3100-180 Disability Rights Groups)

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Nationwide Provider
1825 K Street NW, Suite 1200
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 301-565-3842
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Address:
1825 K Street NW, Suite 1200
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 301-565-3842
Toll Free Phone: 800-433-5255
Fax: 301-565-3843
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A national organization of and for people with developmental disabilities and their families. Website provides information about public policy; insurance products information; publications; discussion groups; employment registry; and links to local chapters and related organizations.

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Last Updated: 3/1/2022
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PO Box 6080
Morgantown, WV 26506-6080
Phone: 800-526-7234
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Organization Name: Office of Disability Employment Policy (OEDP)
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PO Box 6080
Morgantown, WV 26506-6080
Phone: 800-526-7234
TDD: 877-781-9403
Toll Free Phone: 800-526-7234
Fax: 304-293-5407
Email: jan@askjan.org
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Provides free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. For both employers and employees, Accommodation Information by Disability: A to Z; and Accommodation Ideas by Disability, Limitation, Occupation, Product or Service, and Topic.

Consultants offer one-on-one guidance on workplace accommodations, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related legislation, and self-employment and entrepreneurship options for people with disabilities.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 3/2/2022
ADAPT View on Map
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4513 Tyson Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19135
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Address:
4513 Tyson Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19135
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Email: contactus@adapt.org
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A national grass-roots community that organizes disability rights activists to engage in nonviolent direct action, including civil disobedience, to assure the civil and human rights of people with disabilities to live in freedom. Key issue is affordable, accessible, integrated housing. Access Across America is a proposal to HUD for a national program.

Offers a directory of Local ADAPT Groups.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 8/31/2020
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8403 Colesville Road, Suite 900
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: 202-387-1968
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Address:
8403 Colesville Road, Suite 900
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: 202-387-1968
Fax: 202-387-2193
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AAIDD promotes progressive policies, sound research, effective practices, and universal human rights for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Last Updated: 8/25/2020
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1825 K Street NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 202-776-0406
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Address:
1825 K Street NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 202-776-0406
Toll Free Phone: 800-872-5827
Fax: 202-776-0414
Email: info@ucp.org
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UCP and its 64 affiliates have a mission to advance the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with a broad range of disabilities by providing services and support to more than 176,000 children and adults every day. UCP has worked to ensure the inclusion of individuals with disabilities in every facet of society. UCP will continue to push for the social, legal and technological changes that increase accessibility and independence, allowing people with disabilities to dream their own dreams.

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Last Updated: 4/26/2022
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820 1st Street NE, Suite 740
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 202-408-9514
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Address:
820 1st Street NE, Suite 740
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 202-408-9514
TDD: 202-408-9521
Fax: 202-408-9520
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Eligibility: People with disabilities
Services Provided: Guards against abuse, advocating for basic rights, and ensuring accountability in health care, education, employment, housing, transportation, and within the juvenile and criminal justice systems.Works on behalf of the federally mandated Protection and Advocacy P&A Systems and the Client Assistance Programs CAP for individuals with disabilities.

Assistive Technology Equipment
Information and Referral
Library Services
System Advocacy
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Last Updated: 1/7/2020
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250 Williams Street NW
PO Box 22478 | Oklahoma City | OK 73123
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: 800-227-2345
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Address:
250 Williams Street NW
PO Box 22478 | Oklahoma City | OK 73123
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: 800-227-2345
Toll Free Phone: 800-227-2345
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Nationwide community-based voluntary organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health risk through research, education, advocacy.

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Last Updated: 4/7/2022
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1101 King Street, Suite 380
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-535-7850
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Organization Name: American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR)
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Address:
1101 King Street, Suite 380
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-535-7850
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The ANCOR Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization created to support the development of innovative programs and disseminate information that will improve the quality of life for people with disabilities.

Programs include:

  • Included. Supported. Empowered.: Three-year campaign to celebrate the successes of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and the providers who support them through storytelling.
  • Case for Inclusion: A tool (published annually) evaluating all 50 states and DC on how well state programs are serving individuals with I/DD. In partnership with United Cerebral Palsy.
  • Leadership Academy: Immersive two-year program for mid-career professionals working as I/DD service providers.
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Last Updated: 7/31/2020
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15 South Mallory Avenue
Batavia, IL 60510
Phone: 630-360-2087
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Address:
15 South Mallory Avenue
Batavia, IL 60510
Phone: 630-360-2087
Email: info@hcunetworkamerica.org
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Resources, information, research information, and support for HCU.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 8/19/2020