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Computer Training & Employment Opportunities

 
(AHEAD) Association on Higher Education & Disability
AHEAD
Univ. of Mass. Boston
100 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02125
Phone: (v/tty) 617-287-3880
Fax: 617-287-3881
Website: http://www.ahead.org/
ational organization committed to promoting full participation of individuals with disabilities in college life. Offers Publication "How To Choose A College: Guide for the Student with a Disability.
 
CAL STATE UNIV NORTHRIDGE
Office of Disabled Student Services
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330
Phone: 818-885-2578
Website: http://www.csun.edu/cod/
 
CENTER FOR APPLIED SPECIAL TECHNOLOGY
39 Cross Street, Suite 201
Peabody, MA 01960
Phone: (978) 531-8555 TTY (978) 538-3110
Fax: (978) 531-0192
Email: cast@cast.org
Website: http://www.icdri.org
This center supports assistive technology research and development efforts linking computers to persons with disabilities.
 
CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING
Computer Training Project
2020 Milvia, Suite 470
Berkeley, CA 94704
Phone: 415-849-2911
Website: http://www.cilberkeley.org/
 
COUNCIL ON ASSISTIVE DEVICES AND LISTENING SYSTEMS
P.O. Box 1706
Portland, OR 97207
Phone: 503-645-0009
 
DECC CO
1266 Wallen Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
Phone: 616-245-0431
 
Department of Health and Human Services
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20201
Phone: (202) 619-0257
1-877-696-6775
Website: http://www.hhs.gov/
They have several brochures on different issues. -Pocket Guide to Federal Help for the Disabled Person -The Rights of Individuals with Handicaps Under Federal Law -Benefits for Disabled People who Return to Work -Hire Ability (Developmentally Disabled).
 
DIGSIG (Disabled Interest Group of SD Computer Society)
1301 Dell Crest Lane
La Jolla, CA 92037
Phone: 619-459-8255
 
DISABLED PROGRAMMERS, INC.
1 W. Campbell Dr, Suite 3L
Campbell, CA 95008
Phone: 408-866-5818
 
DONKA, INC.
1593 Orth Drive
Wheaton, IL 60187
Phone: 708-665-8169
Website: http://www.donkainc.org/
(A non-profit organization providing computer training to physically disabled and visually impaired.)
 
DUNAMIS EDUCATION FOUNDATION
3545 Cruse Road
Suite 312
Lawrenceville, GA 30044
Phone: 770-279-1144
Trains and employs the disabled-computer related.
 
HEATH Resource Center
American Council on Education
1 Dupont Circle, #800
Washington, DC 20036
202-939-9320
E-mail: HEATH@ace.nche.edu
National clearinghouse on post-secondary education for individuals with disabilities. HEATH materials focus on a wide range of disability-related topics such as accessibility, career development, financial aid, functional limitations, independent living, severe or multiple disabilities, training and post secondary education, vocational education, and rehabilitation.
 
IBM Independence Series
(Atlanta, GA) 800-IBM-4832
http://www-3.ibm.com/able/snsprice.html
 
Job Accommodation Network
West Virginia University
PO Box 6080
Morgantown, WV 26506-6080
Phone: 1-800-526-7234 (V/TTY)
Website: http://www.jan.wvu.edu/
 
ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult Career and Vocational Education
LIFT, INC.
(A non-profit corporation which identifies, trains and hires physically disabled computer professionals under contract to major corporations.)
P.O. Box 4264
Warren, NJ 07059
Phone: (908) 707-9840
1-800-552-LIFT
Fax: (908) 707-9848
E-mail: liftinc@aol.com
Website: http://www.calpro-online.org/ERIC/index.asp
 
SENSORY AIDS FOUNDATION
399 Sherman Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Phone: 415-329-0439
 
SPECIAL ED PROGRAMS APPLE COMPUTER
20525 Mariani Avenue
Cupertino, CA 95014
Phone: 408-996-1010