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Non-Profit Organizations

The American Association of People with Disabilities

The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) is the nation’s largest cross-disability organization. They promote equal opportunity, economic power, independent living, and political participation for people with disabilities.

The Arc

The Arc is the country’s largest voluntary organization committed to the welfare of all children, adults and their families with mental and physical disabilities.

Designing Accessible Communities

Designing Accessible Communities is a nonprofit organization providing information and education about accessibility to people with disabilities and to professionals in the fields of design, construction code development and enforcement.

Disabled American Veterans (DAV)

DAV is a national organization advocating on behalf of veterans with disabilities.

Disabled World

The primary focus of Disabled World is to provide information and news to the Public, Disability Community and Organizations, as well as Disabled Rights Campaigners, via our News Service, Articles, Press Releases, and Videos.

Disability Resources, Incorporated (DRI)

Disability Resources, Incorporated (DRI) is a national non profit organization that provides information about resources for independent living.

Easter Seals

Easter Seals serves children and adults with disabilities, their families and communities through early intervention and child development services, vocational training and employment services.

Independent Living Center

Independent Living Center assists individuals with disabilities to achieve their maximum potential within their families and communities.

Kessler Foundation

Kessler Foundation is a public charity dedicated to improving the lives of people with physical and cognitive disabilities caused by stroke, multiple sclerosis, injuries to the brain and spinal cord, and other chronic conditions.

National Disability Rights Network (NDRN)

The National Disability rights Network is a voluntary national membership association of protection and advocacy systems and clients assistance programs. It assumes leadership in promoting and strengthening the role and performance of its members in providing quality legally based advocacy services.

Northeast Passage

Northeast Passage is a Non-profit adaptive sports and recreation program providing services to people with physical disabilities. In addition to recreation NEP provides information and resource referral, equipment rental, health promotion, and therapeutic recreation in the schools.

Project HIRED

Project HIRED is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is Assisting People with Disabilities to Gain Competitive Employment. Currently serving clients locally in the South and East San Francisco Bay Areas, Project HIRED is developing web based services to meet the needs of Employers and clients throughout the country.


TASH is an international advocacy association of people with disabilities, their family members, other advocates, and people who work in the disability field.

Through the Looking Glass

Through the Looking Glass is 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.

United Cerebral Palsy (UCP)

UCP educates advocates and provides support services to ensure a life without limits for people with a spectrum of disabilities.

United Spinal Association

United Spinal Association’s mission is to improve the quality of life of all people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI/D).

We Connect Now

We Connect Now is dedicated to uniting people on issues which affect people with disabilities, with emphasis on college students, higher education, and employment.

Workplace Technology Foundation

The Workplace Technology Foundation has been established as a 501C(3) nonprofit organization for the purpose reversing the rate of unemployment for people with disabilities.