Disability Links & Resources
Minnesota's monthly disability newspaper
of Community Options and Resources (ARRM's National Assoociation)
Caregiver Guide to Senior Health Issues
The CARF Newsletter
- Founded in 1966 as the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, CARF International is an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services
Disability Benefits 101
helps people with disabilities learn how income may impact benefits so they can make informed choices, reduce fears, and ensure work is part of the plan.
- Drugwatch.com is a comprehensive website featuring extensive information about medications, drug interactions, and drug side effects.
Metropolitan Area Agency
on Aging (MAAA)
The designated local area agency on aging for the
seven-county metropolitan area.
National Council on Independent
Minnesota Attitudes Survey
Survey of Minnesotans regarding their attutides towards
persons with developmental disabilities. First conducted in 1962, this survey compares those responses to 2007 responses.
A comprehensive DHS database of local community resources for consumers, caregivers and service providers.
Minnesota Special Olympics
Monitoring Technology Best Practices
Comprehensive guide that facilitates understanding of appropriate uses of monitoring technology and to aid in responsible and effective implementation of this new technology.
A search tool developed by MCCP for housing availability based on location and profile information.
An international leader in disability advocacy. Founded in 1975, TASH advocates for human rights and inclusion for people with significant disabilities and support needs.
United Cerebral Palsy Association
A place to look for new drug therapies, clinical trials and research.
CODI Has over 700 links and is easy to use.
Diversity City Press
National Association of
QMRP's This site provides conference information, educational opportunities
and interesting links.
National Institute for People
With Disabilities Innovative video tape series on relationships for
people with mental retardation/developmental disabilities.
Research and Training
Center on Community Living
Research and Training
Center on Independent Living Furthers Independent Living for people with disabilities by collaborating with target populations on productive research and innovative knowledge distribution.
The Quality Mall Information concerning best practices and innovations that promote quality
of life for persons with disabilities.
Inc. American Sign Language
Brain Injury Resource guide through CNS (Center for Neuro Skills)
Together A local nonprofit disability rights organization focused on building skills and
knowledge in self-advocacy and disability rights. Each year ACT hold a Minnesota Self-Advocacy Conference.
Minnesota Region 10 Quality Assurance Commission A person-driven process that strengthens the voice of the individual.
This quality assurance and alternative licensing system was developed by Minnesota Region 10 stakeholders and is funded by the State Legislature.
Another useful site for and by people with disabilities
Research and Training Center
on Community Living Resources and Training Center on Community supports
for persons with developmental disabilities and their families.
A federal web site with information on recruiting and hiring workers with