This list of links is divided into three sections:
A non-profit organization, develops affordable housing, supportive living, rehabilitation services for people with traumatic brain injuries and seniors. The site provides information on how to find housing for both diabled people and senior citizens.
This inclusive web site has many resources related to aging and psychiatry; it has links to AAGP bookstore, consumer information, advocacy and public policy, American Journal for Geriatric Psychiatry, a bulletin for health professionals, and information from the press
This web site provides various information, such as consultant services, how to become a certified planner, updates about the National Planning Conference, various research projects, and links to educational opportunities and careers and more
an informative and interactive website that attempts to facilitate the sharing of information and expertise in rehabilitation research between the U.S. and other countries
This web site of the FannieMae Foundation provides extensive information on mortgage loans to single-family, multifamily, housing & community development, as well as company news, listings of property on-sale, business opportunities with the Foundation, and information to both investors and consumer
This inclusive web site provides links to the Center’s various research, development, and design programs, publications, special interests on home modifications, and offers innovative ideas on products that promote accessibility, as well as software to educate professionals about providing accessibility.
Serving self-help organizations of disabled people who work for equal opportunities, self-determination and self-respect. They offer training materials, technical assistance and information on personal assistance, advocacy, access, legislation and peer support.
The institute offers many programs in the categories of research, education, and clinical care, their web site also features publications and reports on their research findings
Works with contractor licensing and enforcement agencies and the construction industry to maintain standards and regulations that protect consumers.
An organization focused on assisting elderly Americans to meet the challenges of aging by providing community programs, services, online help, and advocacy, specifically related to fall prevention.
The NIDRR works to improve and promote housing options for disabled people to ultimately perform their regular activities in the community and to bolster society’s ability to provide full opportunities and appropriate supports for the disabled
Established in 1974, the National Low Income Housing Coalition/LIHIS is the only national organization dedicated solely to ending America’s affordable housing crisis. The NLIHC is committed to educating, organizing, and advocating to ensure decent, affordable housing within healthy neighborhoods for everyone. NLIHC provides up-to-date information, formulates policy, and educates the public on housing needs and the strategies for solutions
This website has a legislative action center where people can send messages to the Congress, respond to legislative alerts; this site also offers links to joint legislative program, media center on facts and press release, information on renting vs. owning and more
A national cross-disability network organization that promotes the full and equal participation of people with disabilities in all aspects of American life. This site offers frequently updated news and resources concerning people with disabilities and employment; education; access to health care, transportation and technology; and community, political, and religious participation
This site offers a searchable database of all the research published by the National Institute on Disability Research, an annotated bibliography of ADA publications, an explanation of NARIC and links to other related site
This resourceful web site features links to programs and issues related to the older population such as Medicaid, Medicare, Age Discrimination, Nutrition Services, Long Term Care Insurance and more. It also offers regional information, links to the system programs, and research strategies
This is an interdisciplinary association that focuses on technology and disability, through research, development, education, advocacy and provision of technology; and by supporting individuals who are engaged in these activities
This web site offers extensive information on all aspects of remodeling. It also offers links to various helpful categories on remodeling such as architecture/ design, product information, how-to, home technology, and a virtual remodeling home tour
Spectrum for Living is a non-profit organization dedicated to the philosophy that persons with developmental disabilities have the same rights as others to a fulfilling and meaningful life. Our programs and services support dignity, independence and encourage each person to reach their personal potential.
The mission of CIRRIE is to facilitate the sharing of information and expertise in rehabilitation research between the U.S. and other countries
Visit this website for resources available to people with disabilities, information on educational programs, training, and conferences on disabilities issues as well as job opportunities at The Center on Disability
The Cohousing Network (TCN) is an organization whose purpose is to promote and encourage the cohousing concept, support both individuals and groups in creating communities, provide assistance to completed groups for improving their systems for living together in community, and provide networking opportunities for those involved or interested in cohousing
is dedicated to assisting older adults and families with the physical and emotional demands of downsizing, relocating, or modifying their homes.Their Industry Partner,eSMMART, offers a Certificate in Senior Move Management (cSMM). A 25% discount is offered by entering the promo code ‘USC’ at the eSMMART Training Center.
Founded in 2002, the National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM) is dedicated to assisting older adults and families with the physical and emotional demands of downsizing, relocating, or modifying their homes. Their Industry Partner, eSMMART, offers a Certificate in Senior Move Management (cSMM). If you are interested in obtaining a cSMM, go to eSMMART Training Center.
(formerly Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Association) – The United Spinal Association is dedicated to enhancing the lives of veterans with spinal cord injuries or diseases by ensuring quality health care, promoting research, and advocating for civil rights and independence.
This independent federal agency is dedicated to promote accessibility to people with disabilities. Their web site includes a bi-monthly newsletter and a user-friendly version of the Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG).
This organization promotes accessibility of the Web to people with disabilities through five primary areas of work: technology, guidelines, tools, education & outreach, and research & development. Visit their web site to find out how each area is implemented to promote accessibility of the Web
This helpful article explains how to find funds for home modifications by using grants, loans, deducations, mortgages, insurance policies, and local home repair and modification resources