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  • ADA 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.
    http://www.adaportal.org/

  • Addiction 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.
    http://www.addictionresourceguide.com/

  • Alcohol and Drug Clearinghouse - A Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration site, it includes fact sheets about specific drugs and prevention guides.
    http://www.health.org/

  • Center for Research on Women with Disabilities - Located at Baylor College of Medicine, this site contains reports from national studies of interest to professionals.
    http://www.bcm.tmc.edu/crowd/

  • Child 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.
    http://www.ahcpr.gov/chtoolbx/

  • Cornucopia of Disability Information - This is indeed a cornucopia of resources!
    http://codi.buffalo.edu/

  • Disability 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.
    http://www.disabilitymuseum.org/

  • Disability 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.
    http://www.disabilityinfo.gov

  • Disability Resources on the Internet - This is a national site that maintains an online guide to disability resources on the World Wide Web. 
    http://www.disabilityresources.org/

  • ERIC 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.
    http://ericec.org/

  • Family Village - Family Village is a clearinghouse for national information, resources, and communication opportunities for persons with disabilities, their families, and their providers.
    http://www.familyvillage.wisc.edu/index.htmlx

  • Maine's 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.
    http://www.mainerealchoices.org

  • Makoa - Makoa means courageous in Hawaiian. This national resource listing of interesting sites is produced and updated by a person with disabilities.
    http://www.makoa.org

  • The 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.
    http://www.kff.org/medicaid/2236-index.cfm

  • National Association of Disability - Communications, transportation, employment, legislation, awareness are some of the many topics on this site.
    http://www.nod.org

  • 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 called Zigawhat!
    http://www.nichcy.org

  • Quality 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.
    http://www.qualitymall.org/directory/

  • State 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.
    www.statehealthfacts.kff.org

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