This is a new feature of the National Center on Accessibility web site. The forum showcases best practices and accessibility projects that exceed the minimum standards and facilitate optimum access for visitors with disabilities
A non-profit coalition dedicated to improving the lives of caregivers by supporting research, developing programs, and increasing awareness of family caregiving struggles.
The website has a variety of links such as eldercare locator, N4A events, job announcements, and policy papers on topics like long-term care, Medicare, and more
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.
An advocacy organization that furthers the concerns of persons with disabilities. The site contains information on upcoming conferences and training sessions. There are also links to other resources
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 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
Silver Spaces offers a web-based home assessment for professionals and homeowners to support aging in place. The tool identifies risks and provides recommendations for improvement. The website also offers home modification and repair resources and links.
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 website has a fact sheet with four messages on preventing falls, as well as tips, lists of CDC publications, research project information and other links fill the page
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
A center dedicated to conducting research to develop products and services for older adults as well as providing public education programs on safety, mobility, and independence.
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.
A private, nonprofit association committed to promoting the dignity, self-determination, well-being, and contributions of older persons and to enhancing the field of aging through leadership and service, education, and advocacy
(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
WheelchairNet is an online community and resource center for those that use wheelchairs. The site is also a resource for health professionals, community members and families who interact with wheelchair users.