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Accessible Information Technology

  • Illinois Information Technology Accessibility Act (IITAA) - requires Illinois agencies and universities to ensure that their web sites, systems, and other information technologies are accessible to people with disabilities.
  • WIA Section 188 Disability Checklist
  • Section508.gov
  • AccessIT- National Center on Accessible Information Technology in Education
  • iCITA- Illinois Center for Information Technology and Web Accessibility
  • Equality Technology- Help insure that people with disabilities get adapted computers: contact your congressperson online in a few simple steps
  • Easter Seals Central Illinois- Easter Seals provides exceptional services to ensure that people with disabilities and their families have equal opportunity to live, learn, work and play in their communities. Stay connected! Sign up to receive news and special announcements.

Americans with Disabilities Act

AT Programs, Certification & Professional Development

AT Resources & Research

  • ATAP - Association of Assistive Technology Act Programs
  • AbleData - provides objective information about assistive technology products and rehabilitation equipment
  • AccessIT Knowledge Base - a continually growing database which includes answers to common questions, case studies and promising practices regarding accessible information technology in education
  • assistivetech.net - The National Public Website on Assistive Technology
  • NARIC - National Rehabilitation Information Center
  • JAN - Job Accommodation Network
  • Infinitec - helps people with disabilities find and get access to information, technology services, traning, assistive equipment and specialists by creating partnerships that maximize resources
  • Lekotek - the country's central source on toys and play for children with special needs
  • SEAT Center - at Illinois State University is a community of people working together to help individuals with disabilities realize the democratic ideal through assistive technology
  • Barbara Doyle - educates and supports schools, families, child welfare systems, adult services agencies, employment training programs, employers and others who are interested in improving the lives of people with autism spectrum disorders and others disabilities

Education

Employment

Organizations

  • INCIL - Illinois Network of Centers for Independent Living
  • SILC of Illinois - Statewide Independent Living Council of Illinois
  • Equip For Equality - is an independent, private, not-for-profit organization designated by the governor in 1985 to implement the federally mandated Protection and Advocacy (P&A) System in Illinois
  • AAPD - American Association of People with Disabilities
  • CCDI - Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities in Illinois
  • Campaign for Real Choice in Illinois - is a grassroots, citizen action organization consisting of people with disabilities, family members, friends and professionals
  • UCP of Illinois - consists of four local affiliates who serve 61 of Illinois' 102 counties
  • United Cerebral Palsy - national association of UCP affiliates
  • The Arc of Illinois - is committed to empowering persons with disabilities to achieve full participation in community life through informed choices
  • Easter Seals - provides services, education, outreach and advocacy for people living with autism and other disabilities
  • National Association of the Deaf - a civil rights organization of, by and for deaf and hard of hearing individuals
  • National Federation of the Blind - is the largest membership organization of people who are blind in the United States
  • NAMI - National Alliance on Mental Illness

State & Federal Agencies



Funding Links

Finding a way to pay for assistive technology is often a major obstacle for people with disabilities. So where should you start looking? IATP has devoted a special section of our website to assistive technology funding. Visit IATP Funding Links

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