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Disability Services

Links

NaturalReader
www.naturalreaders.com

ReadPlease
www.readplease.com

Browsealoud
www.browsealoud.com

Alive Text to Speech
www.alivemedia.net

HELP Read
www.helpread.net


Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Ohio Association of the Deaf (OAD)
www.oad-deaf.org

  • Advocacy organization for people who are Deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind

Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID)
www.rid.org

Ohio Chapter of Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (OCRID)
www.ocrid.org

  • Follow the link on the map for NW Ohio events & activities.

Northwest Ohio Community Center for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing
(Web site under construction)

  • Voice: (419) 475-2920
  • TTY: (419) 475-2921
  • Fax: (419) 472-8251

Blind/Low Vision

Sight Center of NW Ohio
www.sightcentertoledo.org

  • 1002 Garden Lake Parkway, Toledo, OH 43614
  • Phone: (419) 720-3937 or 800-624-8378

American Council of the Blind of Ohio
www.acbohio.org


Mental Illness

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
www.nami.org/

Ohio Affiliate
www.namiohio.org

  • Click on Bulletin Board Index for lists by county

www.namitoledo.org

  • "Education, advocacy, and support for persons with brain disorders (mental illness) and their families"

Brain Injury

Brain Injury Association of Ohio
www.biaoh.org

  • Christine Veronie, Community Support Network Coordinator, NW OH
  • Phone: (419) 380-5110
  • Counties: Defiance, Fulton, Hancock, Henry, Lucas, Paulding, Williams, Wood

Seniors/Aging

NW OH Area Office on Aging
www.areaofficeonaging.com

  • Counties: Defiance, Erie, Fulton, Henry, Lucas, Ottawa, Paulding, Sandusky, Williams, Wood

PSA3 Agency on Aging, Inc.
www.psa3.org

  • Counties: Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Mercer, Putnam, Van Wert

Ohio Association of Area Agencies on Aging
www.ohioaging.org

  • (For a list of counties in addition to those named above)

Advocacy

Ohio Legal Rights Service (OLRS)
http://olrs.ohio.gov

  • "[A]n independent state agency and the federally and state designated Protection and Advocacy system and Client Assistance Program for children and adults with disabilities in the State of Ohio"

The Ability Center of Greater Toledo (ACT)
www.abilitycenter.org


Assistance/Service Dogs

Assistance Dogs of America, Inc.
www.ADAI.org


Web Accessibility

Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST)
www.cast.org

  • A non-profit organization that uses technology to expand opportunities for all people, including those with disabilities.

WebABLE
www.webable.com

  • The WebABLE site goal is to stimulate education, research, and development of technologies that will ensure accessibility for people with disabilities to advanced information systems and emerging technologies.

World Wide Web Consortium
www.w3c.org

  • Develops interoperable technologies (specifications, software, and tools) to lead the Web to its full potential as a forum for information, commerce, communication, and collective understanding.

General Disability Information

“All Ways Welcome”
http://wac.osu.edu/special/allwayswelcome/

Association on Higher Education and Disability
www.ahead.org

Children & Adults with Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
www.chadd.org

LD on line
www.ldonline.org


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