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Equip for Equality

Equip for Equality provides advocacy services and resource information for people with disabilities to include self advocacy, special education, housing, employment, self determination and more.

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National Library Service - Talking Book Service

National Library Services (NLS) administers a free library program of braille and audio materials circulated to eligible borrowers in the United States by postage-free mail.

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Exceptional Nurse

Connections for nursing students and nurses with disabilities who are also working in disability care

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Youth As Self Advocates (YASA)

YASA believes young people with disabilities will have control over their own lives and futures. YASA is a project of Family Voices and aims to empower youth with disabilities.

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Disability Awareness Video

Video from Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Office of Diverse Learners about disability awareness.

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University Accessibility after Spinal Cord Injury

Informative and entertaining video about addressing questions about going to college after sustaining a spinal cord injury.

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National Council on Disability

The National Council on Disability is an independent federal agency that helps develop government disability policies, such as the original Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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Language - Etiquette Guides for Reference

A list of language etiquette resource guides to words, phrases and common courtesies that are most appropriate when talking with or about a person with a disability, and or gender pronoun guides, and using culturally sensitive respect in health literacy.

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Learn to Fly for Individuals with Disabilities

These associations offer information for individuals with disabilities who are interested in aviation.

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Illinois Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission - IDHHC

IDHHC is an executive state agency that promotes education and awareness of the legal requirements for effective communication on behalf of people with hearing loss in Illinois. IDHHC is governed by eleven (11) Commissioners who are appointed by the Governor's office. At least six (6) of the Commissioners must be deaf, hard of hearing, or DeafBlind. The Commissioners meet on a quarterly basis at the IDHHC office in Springfield, Illinois.

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