Disability Resources

This section provides links to Disability Resources

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Ability Tools
Ability Tools, formerly the AT Network, is California’s Assistive Technology Act Program. We provide a variety of services for Californians with disabilities of all ages.

Association of Blind Citizens
California State Disability Insurance (SDI) is a partial wage-replacement insurance plan for California workers. The SDI programs are state-mandated, and funded through employee payroll deductions. SDI provides affordable, short-term benefits to eligible workers.

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Benefit Eligibility Screening Tool (BEST) 
The Benefit Eligibility Screening Tool (BEST) is a tool that you can use to find out if you could be eligible for benefits from any of the programs Social Security administers.

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California State Disability Insurance
California State Disability Insurance (SDI) is a partial wage-replacement insurance plan for California workers. The SDI programs are state-mandated, and funded through employee payroll deductions. SDI provides affordable, short-term benefits to eligible workers.

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Dayle McIntosh Center

Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program
The Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program (DDTP) is a public program mandated by the California State Legislature and administered by the California Public Utilities Commission.

Disability Benefits 101

Disability Benefits 101 (DB101) helps workers, job seekers, and service providers understand the connections between work and benefits. DB101 brings together rules for health coverage, benefit, and employment programs that people with disabilities use.

Disability Rights California
California's protection & advocacy system
 

Department of Rehabilitation
The California Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) administers the largest vocational rehabilitation program in the country.

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Infinitec
Infinitec is the assistive technology program of UCP Seguin of Greater Chicago. The program leverages the power of technology to advance independence and promote inclusive opportunities for children and adults with disabilities.

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Learning Ally
Learning Ally are a national non-profit dedicated to helping students with print disabilities, including blindness, visual impairment and dyslexia. Learning Ally improves the way students learn at home and in the classroom. 

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National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research 

 

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One-Stops Information - The National Center on Workforce and Disability/Adult (NCWD)
The National Center on Workforce and Disability/Adult (NCWD) provides training, technical assistance, policy analysis, and information to improve access for all in the workforce development system.

Orange County- Seniors and Person with Disabilities

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Plan for Achieving Self-Support (PASS)
Plan for Achieving Self Support (PASS) program can help you advance your career. It lets you set aside money to spend on a career goal while SSI cash benefits pay for essentials like food and rent. If you have a disability and a clear goal in mind, the program could be a very good deal for you.

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Regional Center Of Orange County
Regional Center of Orange County (RCOC) is one of 21 private, nonprofit organizations contracted by the State of California to coordinate lifelong services and supports for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. The regional center is the first stop for those seeking to obtain local services and supports to help them live safely and with dignity in the community.

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The Arc and the Center for Future Planning
For more than 65 years, The Arc has been supporting individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families. 

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UC DAVIS Mind Institute
Welcome to the UC Davis MIND Institute and Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities.

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