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Law Links
Kinder Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Document Center
Provides statutes, regulations, ADAAG, and other documents concerning ADA
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
This website of the EEOC provides information about employment of people with disabilities.
Arizona Center for Disability Law
This organization helps advocate for the rights of people with disabilities
Office of Civil Rights under Department of Education
The national office which oversees disability law Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. This office has legal authority over colleges application of disability law.
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services
This office provides detailed knowledge of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

Blind/low vision
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Good source for articles and information about the eyes. This includes surgery, medication, and current practices in medicine.
American Federation of the Blind
Excellent resource for advocacy for people who are blind or low vision
American Printing House for the Blind
This organization provides specialized materials, products, and services for those who are blind.
National Federation of the Blind
Organization of blind people who advocate for self-confidence and respect by providing public education about blindness.

Library of Congress National Library Service for Blind and Physically Handicapped
Books found in libraries can be ordered on audio tape through this organization.
Duxbury Braille
Creator of Duxbury Braille Translator and other software for people who are blind
Freedom Scientific
This organization sells products for people who are blind or low-vision
This group of businesses sells products for blind or low vision people. Products include JAWS and BrailleNote.
This business sells a variety of products for people with disabilities to become more independent
AI Squared
Computer access solution for those who are visually impaired
Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic
This organization has more than 75,000 text books read on audio tape for students who are blind or low vision.

Deaf/hard of hearing
Gallaudet University
Only all deaf university in the U.S. They provide information about education of deaf students K college
National Association of the Deaf
As the oldest organization for Deaf people, NAD provides a great resource for people seeking information in all areas of deafness.
Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc.
RID certifies and helps to train sign language interpreters.
National Cued Speech Association
This site contains information about cued speech.

Distributor of deaf and hard of hearing products such as TDDs, amplifiers, and more.
This store sells TDDs and their accessories.
Harris Communications
This is an excellent resource for products relating to deafness and hard of hearing.

Learning Disabilities and ADD/ADHD
Children and Adults with attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
Non-profit organization which serves people with ADHD
Learning Disabilities Association of America
Non-profit organization which provides information about learning disabilities and provides support for people with learning disabilities.
National Attention Deficit Disorder Association
This organization provides information about ADD for people with ADD and those who work with people who have ADD.

Dragon Naturally Speaking Software
Scansoft company sells Dragon Naturally Speaking, a voice-recognition software. This software allows people with disabilities to type using their voices.
Company sells Alphasmart which is a portable computer with assistive writing features.

Motor and Neurological Disabilities
Asperger Syndrome
This website provides information about and support for people with Asperger Syndrome.
Epilepsy Foundation of America
Excellent website for information about epilepsy.
Neurosurgical Services at Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical information about spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, brain tumors, and more
Cerebal Palsey Support Group
This website is for people with cerebal palsey.

Aurora Systems, Inc.
This company sells products for learning disabilities and speech disabilities.
Dragon Naturally Speaking
Scansoft company sells Dragon Naturally Speaking, a voice-recognition software. This software allows people with disabilities to type using their voices.
This company sells products which are ergonomic. It also provides training and information about ergonomics.
This company sells a large variety of products for people with various disabilities to use in their schools or homes.
A developer of software for elementary school children with disabilities to assist them in learning.
InTouch Systems, The Magic Wand Keyboard
This company sells different keyboards to meet the needs of people with physical disabilities.

Other organizations
Canine Companions for Independence
Non-profit organization which provides trained dogs for people with disabilities and professional caregivers
Disabled American Veterans
This organization is a national network of services for veterans with disabilities.
National Easter Seals Society
Non-profit and community-based organization which helps children and adults who have disabilities to have more independence

Contact Us

Laura Sándigo
ARS Coordinator

Lisa Swenson
Sign Language Interpreter/Transliterator

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2020 South Ave.
8 E Yuma, AZ 85366-0929
(928) 344-7674 (phone)
(928) 344-7720 (fax)

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