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UIC Disability Resources

Federal/State Resources

Americans with Disabilities Act

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act

Illinois Information Technology Accessibility Act (IITAA) became law in Illinois and was signed by the governor August 2007. It requires the University of Illinois at Chicago (and other Illinois agencies and universities) to ensure that their web sites, systems, and other information technologies are accessible to people with disabilities.

State of Illinois, Department of Human Services, Office of Rehabilitaton Services
State of Illinois, Disability Resources

US Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights - an agency that ensures equal access to educational opportunities for all people.

National Resources

AHEAD (the Association on Higher Education and Disability) - an international professional organization committed to full participation in higher education for people with disabilities.
American Autoimmune Related Disease Association
American Diabetes Association
American Heart Association
Arthritis Foundation
Autism Society of America
Children & Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
National Association of the Deaf
National Federation of the Blind
National Spinal Cord Injury Association
Self Help for Hard of Hearing People
Society for Disability Studies -is a nonprofit scientific and educational organization established to promote interdisciplinary research on humanistic and social scientific aspects of disability and chronic illness.
Spina Bifida Association of America


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