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November 21, 2008
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Accredited Online Colleges and Disability EducationA database of every major college program from all accredited colleges in the United States that offers both full or partial online course options for those who want to pursue their education.

The database provides information about the alternative options for students to select which programs they can enroll in. It gives students the opportunity to pursue a degree in a school of their choice.
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August 29, 2013
Get Organized NowThis website offers many tips and ideas to help you organize your home, organize your office and organize your life!Read More Jun 11th, 2008
Health Insurance Market Place -- Spread Word about Health Exchanges Starting in 2014, there’ll be a new way for people to buy health insurance. As you know, the Affordable Care Act created unprecedented opportunities for millions of Americans to access health insurance. This includes establishing the Health Insurance Marketplace, sometimes called “Exchanges.” Read More February 5, 2013
Hope Line from Verizon Our program connects survivors of domestic
violence to vital resources, funds organizations
nationwide and protects the environment.
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November 11, 2013
Illinois Department of Vocational RehabilitationThe Illinois Department of Vocational Rehabilitation assists people find a job or get ready to go to work and makes sure that people have the supports they need to stay on the job.

The site says that we still need information for links to Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities and to Equip for Equality on the CED Team. That can be the same link information used in the referral directory.
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Nov 6th, 2008
Marriot Foundation - Bridges to Work job training programBridges develops and supports mutually beneficial job placements to meet the workforce needs of local employers and the vocational goals of young people.Read More Jun 11th, 2008
National Teen Dating Abuse Hotlineloveisrespect, National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline is a national resource that can be accessed by phone or the internet. The Helpline and loveisrespect.org offer real-time one-on-one support from trained Peer Advocates. The National Domestic Violence Hotline operates loveisrespect, National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline from their call center in Austin, TX.Read More May 30th, 2008
Social SecurityThe Social Security and Supplemental Security Income disability programs are the largest of several Federal programs that provide assistance to people with disabilities.Read More Nov 6th, 2008
The American Association of People with Disabilities(AAPD)AAPD organizes the disability community to be a powerful force for change – politically, socially, and economically – and recognizes the value of working in broad coalitions to foster unity, leadership, and impact.Read More Nov 3rd, 2008
The Illinois Network of Centers for Independent LivingThe Illinois Network of Centers for Independent Living, the statewide association representing the 23 Centers for Independent Living (CILs) in Illinois. INCIL is an authoritative source of information about the accomplishments and needs of Illinois CILs and about issues most critical to promote independent living for all persons with disabilities.Read More Nov 3rd, 2008
The National Council on DisabilityNCD 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.Read More Nov 3rd, 2008
The National Council on Independent LivingNCIL advances independent living and the rights of people with disabilities through consumer-driven advocacy. NCIL envisions a world in which people with disabilities are valued equally and participate fully.Read More Nov 3rd, 2008
The National Organization on DisabilityThe National Organization on Disability expands the participation and contribution of America’s 54 million men, women and children with disabilities in all aspects of life.Read More Nov 3rd, 2008
Ticket to WorkThe Ticket to Work and Self-Sufficiency Program is an employment program for people with disabilities who are interested in going to work.Read More Nov 6th, 2008
UMKC Institute for Human DevelopmentGuide to real person centered planningPerson-Centered Planning empowers people with disabilities by focusing on the desires and abilities of the individual.Read More Jun 11th, 2008
US Department of HUD -- Fair Housing The Fair Housing Department of the US Department of Housing and Urban DevelopmentRead More November 11, 2013
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