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AAPD – The American Association of People with Disabilities, the country's largest cross-disability membership organization, organizes the disability community to be a powerful voice for change – politically, economically, and socially.
American Council of the Blind – The Council strives to improve the well-being of all blind and visually impaired people by: serving as a representative national organization of blind people.
AFB – The American Foundation for the Blind is a national nonprofit that expands possibilities for the more than 25 million people with vision loss in the U.S.
ATIA – Assistive Technology Industry Association - The mission of ATIA is to serve as the collective voice of the Assistive Technology industry so that the best products and services are delivered to people with disabilities.
CAST – CAST is an educational research & development organization that works to expand learning opportunities for all individuals through Universal Design for Learning.
Center for the Partially Sighted – The mission of The Center for the Partially Sighted is to promote independent living for people of all ages with impaired sight.
Challenged Athletes Foundation – Provides opportunities and support to people with physical disabilities so they can pursue active lifestyles through physical fitness and competitive athletics.
CNIB Canadian National Institute for the Blind – CNIB is a registered charity, passionately providing community-based support, knowledge and a national voice to ensure blind and partially sighted Canadians have the confidence, skills and opportunities to fully participate in life.
HLAA – The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) is the nation’s leading organization representing people with hearing loss.
Independent Living Institute – The Independent Living Institute (ILI), based in Sweden, is a policy development center specializing in consumer-driven policies for disabled peoples' self-determination, self-respect and dignity.
Liberated Learning Consortium – This international consortium works toward a common mission of the advancement of speech recognition technology and techniques to create and foster barrier-free learning environments where all students have equal access to information.
NFB – The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) is a consumer organization of blind people working together to improve opportunities for the blind and the understanding of blindness by the general public.
WGBH NCAM (National Center for Accessible Media) – A non-profit R&D organization dedicated to achieving media access equality for people with disabilities.
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@Science Thematic Network – A transnational network about the access to science by visually impaired students
Access2Science – A web site that provides articles and links on accessibility of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), with the purpose of providing practical information to people with print disabilities and to their friends, parents, and teachers.
Alliance for Technology Access – is a growing national and international network of technology resource centers, community-based organizations, agencies, individuals, and companies.that supports access to and innovation in technology tools for people with disabilities.
AT Network – dedicated to expanding the accessibility of tools, resources and technology that will help increase independence, improve personal productivity and enhance the quality of life for all Californians.
Boulevard Disability Resource Center – A disability resource directory of products and services for the physically challenged, elderly, caregivers and healthcare professionals
The Described and Captioned Media Program – is to promote and provide equal access to communication and learning through described and captioned educational media.
CSUN Center on Disabilities – The Center on Disabilities promotes the valuable role that assistive technology can play in the accommodation of persons with disabilities in all environments including education, employment and independent living. The Center's international conference, "Technology and Persons with Disabilities," serves as a venue for providing effective and quality educational opportunities to everyone involved in the field of disability services..
DisABILITY Resource Center – has the mission to assist people with disabilities, those who support them, and the community, through information, education, and resources, to achieve the highest potential and benefit of independent living.
Disability Statistics Center – The Disability Statistics Center produces and disseminates policy-relevant statistical information on the demographics and status of people with disabilities in American society. The Center's work focuses on how that status is changing over time with regard to employment, access to technology, health care, community-based services, and other aspects of independent living and participation in society.
Don Johnston, Inc. – develops assistive technology tools for students with dyslexia, autism, dysgraphia, down syndrome and other diverse physical and learning disabilities.
FCC – The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions.
Freedom Scientific (JAWS) – Freedom Scientific manufactures assistive technology products for those who are blind or have low vision.
G3ict The global initiative for inclusive ICTs (A flagship advocacy initiative of the United Nations Global Alliance for ICT and Development)
GW Micro (Window-Eyes Product) – GW Micro is an adaptive technology vendor, dedicated to providing software and hardware solutions for blind and visually impaired individuals worldwide since 1990.
Hamer Enterprises – Hamer provides turnkey application solutions to state and local government
Montrose Secam Limited – Distributor for the IBM Assistive Mouse Adapter for people with hand tremors.
National Council on Disability – NCD is an independent federal agency and is composed of 15 members appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. It provides advice to the President, Congress, and executive branch agencies to promote policies, programs, practices, and procedures that guarantee equal opportunity for all individuals with disabilities, regardless of the nature or severity of the disability and to empower individuals with disabilities to achieve economic self-sufficiency, independent living, and inclusion and integration into all aspects of society.
NIH Senior Health – An easy-to-use website features basic health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health.
Section 508 – Resources for understanding and implementing Section 508
WebAIM – Expanding the web's potential for people with disabilities
White House – Updates on disability issues in President Obama’s administration
White House blog on disabilities – Blog entries from White House staffers on disability topics
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) – The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an international community where Member organizations, a full-time staff, and the public work together to develop Web standards.
YAI Network – Eight award-winning not-for-profit health and human service agenceis who help people with dvelopmental, learning and other disabilities achieve their full potential while providing their families with the support they need.
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IBM Home Page – where it all begins.
IBM Centennial – 100 years of innovation, bold risks and transformative breakthroughs.
IBM developerWorks – Since 1999, developerWorks has been the IT industry's most comprehensive source of technical content, downloadable code, and community forums focusing on IBM software products, as well as on open-standards technologies such as Java, Linux, XML, Web development, and more.
IBM Research – For more than 60 years, Research has been one of IBM’s key differentiators in the marketplace, making the kind of discoveries that shape the future of business, government, academia and society.
IBM Smart Cloud – Cloud computing is a new model of consuming and delivering IT and business services. It enables users to get what they need, as they need it
IBM Smarter Planet – Instrumented. Intelligent. Interconnected. How we use data. How industries collaborate. How we make a smarter planet.
IBM software home page with news, products, downloads, and support.
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