Other Resources

Older Blind Services (“OIB”)

State independent living services are addressed at Subchapter VII, Part B of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, which begins at 20 USC §796j et seq.

34 CFR Part 367
Implementing federal regulations for Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind

Labor Market Information

America’s Career InfoNet
This site contains an array of general labor market information.

Post-Secondary Education

Going-to-College
This site is a resource for teens to help them understand and explore living college life with a disability.

Think College
This site provides comprehensive info for students, families, and professionals about college options for people with intellectual disabilities.

Self-Advocacy & Self-Determination

The National Gateway to Self-Determination Web Portal
This is a clearinghouse funded by the Administration on Developmental Disabilities (ADD), on resources, training and information on Self-Determination. This site is full of relevant materials, including a variety of powerful videos.

The Riot Rocks
This site includes an e-newsletter for self-advocates, with a goal to make readers laugh and feel good about life.

Transportation

Project Action
Easter Seals Project ACTION and the Community Transportation Association both support creating mobility for people. Their websites contain a variety of tools to assist with transportation.

 

Miscellaneous