There are many other centers, organizations and individuals that we often work with, that do similar work, or that provide useful information or services related to disabilities or environmental access.

World of Universal Design
This site provides brief descriptions and links to leading centers of research, education and technical assistance around the world. Check the site to find out how to get listed.


Access Board
They provide information on the ADA Accessibility Guidelines.

Get the latest edition of the ADAAG .

Federal Transit Administation
They provide technical assistance and information on transportation.

ADA Technical Assistance Program
A Comprehensive Resource for Information on the Americans with Disabilities Act

Disability and Business Technical Assistance Centers (DBTAC's)
The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) has established ten regional centers to provide information, training, and technical assistance to employers, people with disabilities, and other entities with responsibilities under the ADA

U. S. Department of Justice ADA Information Line
They provide information on state and local government programs, privately-operated businesses and services, access to facilities, design standards enforceable under the ADA, and tax credits and deductions.


Avery Friedman's Fair Housing Training Program.

AZtech, Inc. provides professional services to businesses and inventors with strong support from the consumers of assistive technology products.

Christmas in April * USA is a nonprofit organization to preserve and revitalize houses and communities, assuring that low-income homeowners, particularly those who are elderly, disabled, and families with children, live in warmth, safety and independence.

Concrete Change is a leading advocate of visitability.

Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit, nondenominational Christian housing organization.

Institute on Independent Living
An international independent living organization serves self-help organizations of disabled people who work for equal opportunities, self-determination and self-respect by offering training materials, technical assistance and information on personal assistance, advocacy, access, legislation and peer support.

Lighthouse International is to enable people of all ages to overcome vision impairment through worldwide leadership in vision rehabilitation services, education, research and advocacy.

National Fair Housing Advocate is a project of the Tennessee Fair Housing Council. is an online community whose mission is to provide a world of solutions for living independently for people with physical limitations and their caregivers.

Research and Education Centers

Adaptive Environments Center, Inc. in Boston.
They run the Universal Design Education Project as well as the National Access for Public Schools Project.

Center for Assistive Technology in Buffalo conducts research, education and service to increase knowledge about assistive devices for persons with disabilities. .

Center for Universal Design at North Carolina State University is a national research, information, and technical assistance center that evaluates, develops, and promotes universal design in housing, public and commercial facilities, and related products.

Home Modification Action Project provides evaluation, policy analysis, education, training and technical assistance.

Job Accommodation Network
They provide additional ADA information and referral sources from Federally funded grantees.

NARIC's Instant Disability Information Center
Five databases will give you the articles, books, associations, and Internet resources you need to make your life easier.

SPINALCORD Information Network at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
They provide a comprehensive and organized source of Spinal Cord Injury information and resources from recognized centers, organizations, researchers and educators.

Trace Research & Development Center in Wisconsin to prevent the barriers and capitalize on the opportunities presented by current and emerging information and telecommunication technologies, in order to create a world that is as accessible and usable as possible for as many people as possible..

Disability and Aging

Ergonomic Factors in Designing a Bathroom for Seniors published in Seniors' Housing Update.

Indie Home Page-Integrated Network of Disability Information & Education.

Wally Dutcher's Home Page Check out this page for the design of an affordable, accessible home.

Yahoo - Society and Culture:Disabilities Lots of great links.

Trade/Professional Organizations

RESNA - The Rehabilition Technology Professional Association