Portal — This website has answers to commonly asked questions about how the ADA
(Americans with Disabilities Act) affects employment, transportation,
public facilities and other areas of access.
Resource Guide — Despite the title, this site is most useful to addiction service
providers. Consumers and family members may find the "Getting Help" page helpful.
and Drug Clearinghouse -
A Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration site, it includes
fact sheets about specific drugs and prevention guides.
for Research on Women with Disabilities -
Located at Baylor College of Medicine, this site contains reports from
national studies of interest to professionals.
Health Toolbox - Most useful to policymakers, this AHRQ site has
information about developing tools for evaluating Medicaid, the State
Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), Title V, and other health
care service programs for children.
of Disability Information -
This is indeed a cornucopia of resources!
History Museum -
Materials in the Library date back to the 18th century and represent all
disabilities, illustrating daily life, work, charity, popular culture,
local and national political milestones.
Information Resources of the Federal Government
- Many federally-funded resources, current policy statements,
and pending legislation are located at this website. It is organized by
employment, education, housing, transportation, health, income, community,
and civil rights.
Resources on the Internet - This is a national site that
maintains an online guide to disability resources on the World Wide Web.
Clearinghouse - ERIC (Educational Resources Information
Center) gathers and disseminates professional literature, information,
and resources on the education and development of individuals of all ages
who have disabilities and/or who are gifted.
Village - Family Village is a clearinghouse for national
information, resources, and communication opportunities for persons
with disabilities, their families, and their providers.
Plan Development Work Group for Community Based Living -
This is the website of the group of consumers, parents and state
agency representatives charged with developing a response to the Olmstead
decision. Here you can find reports about the current state of Maine's
resources that support persons with disabilities. The "Roadmap
for Meeting Individual Needs in Integrated Settings and Programs" can
be found here.
- Makoa means courageous
in Hawaiian. This national resource listing of interesting sites is produced
and updated by a person with disabilities.
Medicaid Resource Book -
This reference book describes four pivotal aspects of how the Medicaid
program operates -- who it covers, what it covers, how it is financed,
and how it is administered.
Association of Disability - Communications, transportation,
employment, legislation, awareness are some of the many topics on this
National Information Center for Children
and Youth with Disabilities -NICHCY is a national information
center that provides information on children and disabilities. It includes
publications, state resources, and a page for teens to connect and chat
Mall -Most useful to providers, this site supports person-centered
services for persons with developmental disabilities. It is arranged like
a shopping mall with "products" which are actually resources,
training curriculum, and best practices articles.
Health Facts Online - This
website is interesting for providers and educators offering comprehensive
and current health information for all fifty states, you can look up Maine-related
information and statistics.