National Agencies

Below is a list of national disability-related agencies.

NCIL (National Council on Independent Living)

AAPD (American Association of Persons with Disabilities)

Cerebral Palsy Guidance provides vital guidance and assistance to parents of a child with cerebral palsy.

Cerebral Palsy Guide provides a variety of emotionally supportive, educational and financial resources to children and families affected by cerebral palsy.

Dialogues with Dan is a weekly radio talk show about disability and disability issues. This link is to the archive pages.

NAMI (National Alliance for Mentally Illness)

National Disability Publications

These are some magazines that inform the disability rights movement:

Independence Today: the newspaper of the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) & the Independent Living Center of the Hudson Valley (ILCHV).

New Mobility:  The magazine for active wheelchair users. New Mobility encourages the integration of active-lifestyle wheelchair users into mainstream society, while simultaneously reflecting the vibrant world of disability-related arts, media, advocacy and philosophy.

Mouth Magazine:  The voice of the disability nation. On the leading edge of the disability rights movement.

The Ragged Edge:  The on-line magazine of the disability rights movement.