Best Buddies is an international non-profit organization dedicated to establishing opportunities for one to one friendships, social participation, and inclusion for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. Find out more from local UNH chapter Wildcat Link and National web site
Living Well Chronic Illness Support Group for Depression, IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), Diabetes, Lupus, Celiac Disease, Crohn’s Disease and other conditions. Particpants will have the opportunity to connect with others and learn how to live healthy using self-care and relaxation techniques. Contact UNH Health Services for more info
Autism Is A World Documentary takes viewer on a journey of Sue Rubin, who is autistic and provides insights into her mind, her world, her obsessions and explores friendships she developed while in college
The Arc community based organization of and for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities
CAST (Center for Applied Special Technology) nonprofit research and development organization that works to expand learning opportunities for all individuals, especially those with disabilities, through Universal Design for Learning
CUD (The Center for Universal Design) is a national information, technical assistance, and research center that evaluates, develops, and promotes accessible and universal design in housing, commercial and public facilities, outdoor environments, and products in order to improve environments and products through design innovation, research, education and design assistance.
Disability Rights Movement the web site is a reproduction of the interactive kiosk that accompanies the physical exhibition at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History and showcases the history of the Disability Rights Movement
DREDF (Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund) mission is to advance the civil and human rights of people with disabilities through legal advocacy, training, education, public policy and legislative development
Equal Access to Software and Information (EASI) information about information technology, education and disabilities; online training courses; Internet captioning; ITD e-journal; disability legislation; hardware and software; libraries; distance learning; and more
NCDJ (National Center on Disability and Journalism) the goal of the NCDJ is to provide support and guidance for journalists as they cover people with disabilities View the Style Guide and find out -
When is it appropriate to use the terms “handicapped” or “disabled”?
Is it offensive to say “confined to a wheelchair”?
What are the different types of disabilities?
Purple effective communications for deaf, deaf-blind and hard of hearing communities
Sign Language, also known as ASL (American Sign Language), use Handspeak.com has tutorial with video and dictionary terms.
Think College.net. from UMASS, Boston provides resources and tools for students, families and professionals
UCEDD (University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities) Centers work with people with disabilities, members of their families, state and local government agencies, and community providers in projects that provide training, technical assistance, service, research, and information sharing, with a focus on building the capacity of communities to sustain all their citizens.
We Connect Now dedidated to connecting college students with disabilities in access to higher education and employment opportunities
Center for Universal Design, NC State University A national informational technical assistance and research center that evaluates, develops and promotes accessible and universal design in housing, commercial and public facilities, outdoor environments and products
Horatio Alger Scholarship provides financial assistance to students in the State of New Hampshire who have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity and who aspire to pursue higher education