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
SNAP / Food Stamps
NYS Home Energy Assistance Program
Catholic Charities
Joint Council for Economic Opportunity (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