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Disability Studies

Websites

General

UN Dep of Eco & Soc Affairs

The official website of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA). The UN Programme on Disability/Secretariat for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (SCRPD) falls within the Division for Social Inclusive Social Development (DISD) of the UNDESA.
 
American Institutes for Research Disability and Rehabilitation
KTDRR is one of a number of projects within the American Institutes for Research’s (AIR) Disability and Rehabilitation practice area. Knowledge translation (KT) refers to strategies that move research into practice by improving the relevance, reporting, accessibility, interpretation, and application of research results. The Center on KTDRR focuses on KT activities to support researchers in the disability and rehabilitation field.
 
National Council on Disability
NCD is an independent federal agency charged with advising the President, Congress, and other federal agencies regarding policies, programs, practices, and procedures that affect people with disabilities.
 
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The U.S. Department of Justice provides information about the Americans with Disabilities Act

 

Hard of Hearing

MOPD NYC.gov

Deaf/Hard of Hearing - MOPD - NYC.gov 

Disability-Specific resources for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing from New York City government.
 
DEAF NYC NEWS
Upcoming events for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing community in NYC.

 

Visually Impaired

 

NYS Commission for the Blind

New York State Commission for the Blind (NYSCB) | OCFS

The New York State Commission for the Blind (NYSCB) provides vocational rehabilitation and other direct services to legally blind New York State residents, including children, adults, and elderly persons. One of NYSCB's primary objectives is to assist consumers in achieving economic self-sufficiency and full integration into society. 

 

Blind/Low Vision - MOPD - NYC.gov

Disability-Specific resources for the Blind/Low Vision from New York City government.

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