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Administration on Aging
AoA is the Federal focal point and advocate agency for older persons and their concerns. AoA works to heighten awareness among other Federal agencies, organizations, groups, and the public about the valuable contributions that older Americans make to the Nation and alerts them to the needs of vulnerable older people. AoA seeks to educate older people and their caregivers about the benefits and services available to help them.
URL: http://www.aoa.gov
Updated: 05/21/2001
Closing the Gap
Assistive computer software.
URL: http://www.closingthegap.com
Updated: 11/22/2000
Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities
URL: http://www.c-c-d.org
Updated: 02/28/2000
Created Equal
URL: http://www.created-equal.com
Updated: 10/04/2002
Disability World
A bimonthly Web-zine of international disability news and views.
URL: http://www.disabilityworld.org
Updated: 01/23/2002
Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA)
Important information about Medicare programs and who to contact for help.
URL: http://www.medicare.gov
Updated: 10/19/2000
HIGH SCHOOL/HIGH TECH
Information about UCP of PG and Montgomery Counties (Maryland) program which introduces high school youth with disabilities to careers in high technology. The program has become a national model and the site contains information which can assist in setting up other programs.
URL: http://www.high-school-high-tech.com
Updated: 05/21/2001
Mental Health Commission
President George W. Bush established the President’s New Freedom Commission on Mental Health in April 2002 as part of his commitment to eliminate inequality for Americans with disabilities. The President directed the Commission to identify policies that could be implemented by Federal, State and local governments to maximize the utility of existing resources, improve coordination of treatments and services, and promote successful community integration for adults with a serious mental illness and children with a serious emotional disturbance.
URL: http://www.mentalhealthcommission.gov
Updated: 08/05/2003
National Council on Disability
URL: http://www.ncd.gov
Updated: 02/28/2000
Office of Disability Employment Policy
In the FY 2001 budget, Congress approved a new Office of Disability Employment Policy for the Department of Labor. Programs and staff of the former President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities have been integrated in this new office.

The mission of ODEP, under the leadership of an Assistant Secretary, will be to bring a heightened and permanent long-term focus to the goal of increasing employment of persons with disabilities. This will be achieved through policy analysis, technical assistance, and development of best practices, as well as outreach, education, constituent services, and promoting ODEP's mission among employers.
URL: http://www.pcepd.gov
Updated: 03/20/2001

Our Children Left Behind: An IDEA Reauthorization Site
This Web site was created to address some of the untruths being said about parents as it relates to the reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

The purpose of this site is to publish press releases primarily authored by students with disabilities and/or their advocates and to post the updated news under the "Breaking News" section of this site.
URL: http://www.ourchildrenleftbehind.com
Updated: 05/23/2003

PARISIAN
Whether it's hosting luncheons, a fashion show, sponsoring a charity benefit or presenting a personal appearance by some of the fashion world's most influential voices, Parisian is proud to be an active part of your community.
URL: http://www.saksinc.com
Updated: 09/18/2002
Southeast Disability & Business Technical Assistance Center
The Southeast DBTAC (Grant Number H13360018) is one of 10 regional centers funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) to facilitate voluntary compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA).
URL: http://www.sedbtac.org
Updated: 02/20/2002
UCP National
For 50 years, UCP (a.k.a. United Cerebral Palsy) has been committed to change and progress for persons with disabilities. The national organization and its nationwide network of more than 100 affiliates in 37 states strive to ensure the inclusion of persons with disabilities in every facet of society - from the Web to the workplace, from the classroom to the community. As one of the largest health charities in America, UCP's mission is to advance the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities, through our commitment to the principles of independence, inclusion and self-determination.
URL: http://www.ucp.org
Updated: 07/15/2003
UCP of Greater Chicago on the World Wide Web
Information about UCP of Greater Chicago's mission and accomplishments, programs and services, facility locations, staff and board members, history, events and fund-raising projects.
URL: http://www.ucpnet.org
Updated: 06/10/2000
UCP of Kansas Home Page
Overview of services Financial Assistance Application
URL: http://www.unitedwaytopeka.org/unitedcp.htm
Updated: 04/18/2000
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