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  • National Disability Rights Network:  The National Disability Rights Network works in Washington, DC on behalf of the Protection and Advocacy Systems (P&As) and Client Assistance Programs (CAPs), the nation’s largest providers of legal advocacy services for people with disabilities.

  • ADA National Network:  Provides regional centers offering resources and assistance for campuses and college students regarding their rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). For inquiries, contact your local center.

  • Liberators for Justice:  Liberators for Justice (L4J) is a coalition that supports an individual’s right to exercise choice and control over their lives. We strongly oppose the use of guardianship as a tool for institutionalization and other rights infringements against people with disabilities. Guardianship, by diminishing our self-determination, dignity, and community participation, is wholly incompatible with the Independent Living philosophy and the disability rights movement.

  • The Native American Disability Law Center:  Ensures that Native Americans with disabilities have access to justice and are empowered members of their communities and nations. Visit their resources page for state-specific information.

  • TASH:  An international organization advocating for inclusive communities through research, professional development, policy, and resources for parents, families, and self-advocates.

  • Autistic Self-Advocacy Network (ASAN):  Promotes understanding of neurodiversity and self-advocacy among autistics, with college-related initiatives and publications.

  • The Autism National Committee (AutCom):  Advocacy organization dedicated to "Social Justice for All Autistics" through positive approaches to protect and advance the human rights and civil rights of all persons with autism.

  • The Autistic Women & Nonbinary Network (AWN):  Provides community, support, and resources for Autistic women, girls, nonbinary people, and others of marginalized genders.

  • The EPIC Foundation:  Is a non-profit organization that provides support, advocacy, and tools to those affected by chronic illnesses.

  • Center for Chronic Illness:  Promotes well-being and decreases isolation for those impacted by chronic illness through support and education.

  • The Ehlers-Danlos Society:  Is dedicated to saving and improving the lives of those affected by the Ehlers-Danlos syndromes (EDS), hypermobility spectrum disorders (HSD), and related conditions. They host a yearly conference and provide a wide array of resources.

  • Standing Up to POTS:  Dedicated to funding research that will help improve the quality of life for people with postural orthostatic tachycardia (POTS). Their website offers an array of resources, and they host a support group on Facebook.

  • National Association of the Deaf:  The nation's premier civil rights organization of, by, and for deaf and hard of hearing individuals in the United States.

  • National Deaf Center:  NDC's mission is to support postsecondary outcomes for individuals who are deaf, deafblind, deafdisabled, hard of hearing, or late deafened.

  • National Black Deaf Advocates:  Hosts leadership trainings for Black deaf and hard of hearing college students.

  • NAOBI: National Alliance of Black Interpreters, Inc.:  National organization for sign language interpreters from the African diaspora.

  • Deaf Latinos y Familias Organization:  A non-profit organization dedicated to working with Latino families of children in DeafEd, including Latino Deaf adults, as they integrate family history, traditions, values, and American Sign Language (ASL) into their lives.

  • Disability Intersectionality Summit:  Centers the multiple oppressions that shape the lived experiences of disabled individuals, as told by disabled people, in a setting organized by disabled activists.

  • SinsInvalid:  A disability justice based performance project that incubates and celebrates artists with disabilities, centralizing artists of color and LGBTQ/gender-variant artists as communities who have been historically marginalized.

  • Disability Visibility Project:  An online platform dedicated to advancing the disability community as well as creating, sharing, and amplifying disability media and culture.

  • Rooted in Rights:  A project of Disability Rights Washington that tells authentic, accessible stories to challenge stigma and redefine narratives around disability, mental health, and chronic illness.

  • Project LETS:  A group with campus chapters that uses principles of disability justice to create peer-led communities for mental illness, trauma, disability, and neurodiversity.

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