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Disability Resources


Access Northern California

Commission on Disability Materials (Berkeley)

Disability Compliance Program (Berkeley)

Interwork Institute (at San Diego State University)

Mailing List for Berkeley Area Disability Issues

Multi-Service Agencies Advocacy and Legal Rights

California Disability Alliance (CDA)

Californians for Disability Rights (CDR)

Disability Rights Advocates

Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF)

Hawkins Center of Law and Services for the Disabled (focuses on Social Security disability law)

Pacific Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center (Pacific DBTAC)

Protection& Advocacy, Inc. (PAI)

National Resources


AARP California

California Association of Area Agencies on Aging

California Commission on Aging

California Department of Aging


California Artists Directory

Integrated Arts

NIAD Art Center

Assistive Technology

California State University, Northridge (CSUN) - Center On Disabilities

Center for Accessible Technology (CforAT) (Berkeley)

Computer Access Center (Los Angeles)

UCLA's Disabilities and Computing Program

Autism Society of California

Los Angeles

FEAT (Families for Early Autism Treatment)

Families for Early Autism Treatment (FEAT)

Los Angeles Families for Effective Autism Treatment (LA FEAT)

Blindness and Visual Impairments

Blind Children's Center (Los Angeles)

Braille Institute

Library Services

Includes the Handbook of Resources and Services for Persons Who Are Visually Impaired,a comprehensive, 151-page document that requires Adobe Reader to read.

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Discovery Fund for Eye Research (Los Angeles)

Discovery Blind Sports

Eye Birth Defects Research Foundation (Los Angeles)

Brain Injury

Rehabilitation Research Center (RRC) for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) (San Jose)

United Cerebral Palsy Association (UCPA)...of the Golden Gate

Center for Handicapped Children And Teenagers (San Francisco)

Fiesta Educativa

Loving Your Disabled Child (LYDC) (Los Angeles)

MATRIX Parent Network & Resource Center

NICHCY California State Resources

Parents Helping Parents

Support for Families of Children with Disabilities (San Francisco)

Through the Looking Glass

Communication Disorders

Deafness and Hearing Impairments

California Speech-Language-Hearing Association (CSHA),

National Resources Deafness and Hearing Impairments Communication Disorders

California Center for Law and the Deaf (San Leandro)

California Latino Council of the Deaf & Hard-of-Hearing

Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program (DDTP)

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Service Center

Deaf Community Services of San Diego

Deaf Counseling, Advocacy and Referral Agency (DCARA) (San Francisco)

Greater Los Angeles Council on Deafness (GLAD)

House Ear Institute (Los Angeles)

L.A. Bridges Theatre Co. of the Deaf

Rainbow Lambda Society of the Deaf

St. Joseph's Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (Union City)

SHHH-California State Association

Tripod Captioned Films

Developmental Disabilities Children,General Multi-Service Agencies

Area Boards on Developmental Disabilities

California Department of Developmental Services (DDS)

Alta California Regional Center

Central Valley Regional Center

Eastern Los Angeles Regional Center

Far Northern Regional Center

Frank T. Landerman Regional Center

North Los Angeles County Regional Center

South Central Los Angeles Regional Center

Westside Regional Center

California Developmental Disabilities Netlink

California Mental Health & Developmental Disabilities Center (MHDDC)

California State Council on Developmental Disabilities

Community Interface Services

Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center

Hillside House

North Bay Regional Center (NBRC)

Peppermint Ridge

Supported Life Institute

UC Davis Medical Center - The M.I.N.D. Institute

UCLA Mental Retardation Research Center

Women with Developmental Disabilities


Aoki Diabetes Research Institute (ADRI)

Kids with Diabetes

The P.A.D.R.E Foundation

National Resources

Education Children Education, Higher

Californians for Inclusive Schools (CIS)

National Resources

Education, Higher

University of California, Berkely - Disabled Students' Program

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD)

University of California, Santa Cruz - Americans with Disabilities Act

University of Southern California (USC) - Disability Services and Programs

National Resources


Vocational Rehabilitation

California Business Leadership Network (CABLN)

California's One-Stop Career Center System

Governor's Committee for Employment of Disabled Persons

Job Options

National Resources

Fragile X Syndrome

Fragile X Association of Southern California

Developmental Disabilities

California Department of Developmental Services - Living Arrangements For Persons With Developmental Disabilities

Independent Living General:

California Department of Rehabilitation - Independent Living Centers by County

California Foundation for Independent Living Centers

California State Independent Living Council (SILC)

Westside Center for Independent Living (Los Angeles)

Resources for Independent Living (Sacramento)

Silicon Valley Independent Living Center (SVILC) (Silicon Valley)

Latino Resources

California Latino Council of the Deaf & Hard-of-Hearing

Fiesta Educativa

Learning Disabilities

California State Resources Literacy and Learning Disabilities

Learning Disabilities Association of California

Sacramento Learning Disabilities Association

Mental Illness

California Department of Mental Health

California Mental Health & Developmental Disabilities Center (MHDDC)

Mental Health Association in California

NAMI California

Mental Retardation

Developmental Disabilities

AbilityFirst (formerly Crippled Children’s Society of Southern California)


Phenyleketonuria (PKU)

PKU Parents of California

Peppermint Ridge

Respiratory Disorders

American Lung Association of California

Respite Services

Sports and Recreation

California Department of Fish and Game - Disabled Persons Access Guide To California Fishing Areas and Piers

Discovery Blind Sports

Home Town Sports & Recreation

Physically Challenged Exercise Center (San Francisco)

California Department of Veterans Affairs

Vocational Rehabilitation


California Department of Rehabilitation

Goodwill Industries of Southern California

Wish Organizations

Make-a-Wish Foundation of Los Angeles

Wish Upon a Star

Women with Disabilities

Deaf Women Against Violence (DWAV)

Women with Developmental Disabilities