Resources

 

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Accessibility

Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG)

Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards (UFAS)

NYS Division of Building Standards and Codes

ADA Update: A Primer for Small Business

ADA Accessibility Guidelines for State & Local Government Facilities

 

Assistive Technology

Apple Accessibility

Microsoft Windows Accessibility

Assistive Technology (TRAID) Program

Google Accessibility

Accessibility for Chrome

Accessibility Features in Firefox

 

Disability Organizations

National Council on Independent Living

New York Association on Independent Living

New York State Independent Living Council

American Association of Persons with Disabilities

National Council on Disability

National Disability Rights Network

American Disabled for Attendant Programs Today (ADAPT)

Autistic Self Advocacy Network

United Cerebral Palsy

Muscular Dystrophy Association

National Federation of the Blind

Disabled American Veterans

The Arc

 

Disability Rights Laws

Americans with Disabilities Act

New York State Human Rights Law

Telecommunications Act

Fair Housing Act

Air Carrier Access Act

Help American Vote Act

National Voter Registration Act

Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Rehabilitation Act

Architectural Barriers Act

 

Education

Champlain Valley Educational Services

Plattsburgh State University of New York

Clinton Community College

Special Education in New York State

Parent to Parent of New York State
Thinking Person's Guide to Autism
Think Inclusive

 

Employment

One Work Source

NYS ACCES-Vocational Rehabilitation

NYS Commission for the Blind
Career Zone
Job Zone

Workforce Network

US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

US Dept. of Labor: Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

 

Health Insurance

Medicaid

Medicare

The Affordable Care Act

NY State Of Health

Adirondack Region Medical Home Initiative

 

Housing

Plattsburgh Housing Authority

US Department of Housing and Urban Development

NYS Division of Homes & Community Renewal

NYAIL Housing Education Project

 

Income Support

Clinton County Department of Social Services

Essex County Department of Social Services

Social Security Disability

Social Security SSI

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

Food Stamps

NYS Home Energy Assistance Program

Catholic Charities

JCEO

Adirondack Community Action Programs

 

Long Term Care & Support Services

Clinton County Department of Social Services

Essex County Department of Social Services

Clinton County Office for the Aging

Essex County Office for the Aging and NY Connects

NYS Office of Persons with Developmental Disabilities

Advocacy and Resource Center

Mountain Lake Services

North Country Home Services

Residential Resources

Concepts of Independence

HCR Home Care

North Country Regional Traumatic Brain Injury Center

Alzheimer's Disease Assistance Centers

Senior Citizens Council of Clinton County

 

Mental health Services

Behavioral Health Services North

National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) Champlain Valley

 

Transportation

Clinton County Public Transit
Essex County Transportation
We Care Transportation