National Resources

Center on Human Policy by Syracuse University

Policy and research studies promoting inclusive communities and opportunities for people with disabilities.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Comprehensive information on Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP, including coverage, laws, regulations and extensive resource section.

Dimenet Network

National computer networking system created to increase information sharing among individuals involved in the disability rights and independent living movements.

Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund

National law and policy center dedicated to protecting and advancing the civil rights of people with disabilities through legislation, litigation, advocacy, technical assistance and the education and training of attorneys, advocates, persons with disabilities and parents of children with disabilities. Includes legal cases, links and resources.

DOL Office of Disability Employment Policy

Website for centralized information on federal government disability issues.

Recruiting, selecting, and retaining direct service workers to provide self-directed HCBS. This interactive training series was created for individuals who self-direct home and community-based services (HCBS), their family members, and others who are authorized to provide support, where appropriate.

Federal Resources for Caregivers

Housing and Urban Development (HUD) – Housing for People with Disabilities

Home purchase information specifically related to people with disabilities, including laws and regulations, HUD resources and general information.

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