Disability Links & Resources

General Resources

Access Press Minnesota's monthly disability newspaper

Alzheimer's Association

ANCOR American Network of Community Options and Resources (ARRM's National Assoociation)

Caregiver Guide to Senior Health Issues Care.com

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.

Drug Information - 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 Living

National Rehabilitation Center

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.

MinnesotaHelp.info A comprehensive DHS database of local community resources for consumers, caregivers and service providers.

Minnesota Rehabilitation Association

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.

Residential-Openings Website A search tool developed by MCCP for housing availability based on location and profile information.

TASH 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


Training Information

Center Watch 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.

Sign Enhancers, Inc. American Sign Language

Brain Injury Resource guide through CNS (Center for Neuro Skills)


Consumer-Focused


Advocating Change 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.

People First 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.

www.disAbility.gov A federal web site with information on recruiting and hiring workers with disabilities.