Sign Langauge Vocabulary
The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities is a federally funded, independent state agency that serves as a leading catalyst for systems change for individuals and families living with developmental disabilities.
Michelle Haney’s book, Understanding Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Educators Partnering with Families
Assisted Living Options for People with Disabilities provides resources for care and financial support options along with state support resources for your state.
Signing Autistic Lives is an innovative and unique program using American Sign Language to create communication and facilitate speech development for children with Autism.
DS-Connect™: The Down Syndrome Registry a national registry that works to help connect people with Down syndrome and researchers studying the chromosomal disorder.
Disabled World’s primary focus is to provide information and news to the Public, Disability Community and Organizations, as well as Disabled Rights Campaigners, via our News Service, Articles, Press Releases, and Videos. Our slogan “Towards Tomorrow” reflects on the fact that humanity is on its way toward the manifestation of global recognition of the rights and abilities of people with disabilities.
Prosperity Life Planning, Inc. is a Florida non-profit educational and advocacy service for parents of Special Needs kids and adults. Founded by Karen F. Greenberg in 1996, Ms. Greenberg is the mother of an adult son with Autism. She holds a Masters’ Degree in Taxation, is a Certified Financial Planner, and an Enrolled Agent, the highest level of tax preparer as designated by the IRS. Prosperity Life Planning educates parents around the country on topics such as creating a supportive plan for their child, how to save money on taxes, special needs trusts, guardianship, Medicaid and SSI, and other elements of planning for the future. They are NOT sponsored by any insurance or financial services company. Their motto is “We’re about the PROCESS, not the PRODUCTS.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information. It is also illegal to discriminate against a person because the person complained about discrimination, filed a charge of discrimination, or participated in an employment discrimination investigation or lawsuit.
The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) Federal civil rights laws and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule, together with protect your fundamental rights of nondiscrimination and privacy.
United States Department of Labor Section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act authorizes employers, after receiving a certificate from the Wage and Hour Division, to pay special minimum wages – wages less than the Federal minimum wage – to workers who have disabilities for the work being performed.