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Links related to disability resources for various purposes:

  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • ARC of Monroe County works to enhance the quality of life and self-esteem of individuals in our programs, providing them with meaningful social development, supported employment, residential community living and enrichment opportunities.
  • The Cerebral Palsy Guidance website provides answers and assistance to parents of a child with cerebral palsy (CP). Users will find condition information, articles about living with CP, information on financial assistance, and more.
  • The Monroe Housing Collaborative assists individuals with disabilities to find decent, affordable, accesible housing to meet their needs. Their Community Housing Liaison is available to provide assistance based on your unique housing needs.
  • The Museum of disABILITY History is dedicated to the collection, preservation, and display of artifacts pertaining to the history of people with disabilities. Located in Buffalo, NY, and on the World Wide Web, the Museum offers educational exhibits and activities that expand community awareness. The Museum of disABILITY History is now open to the public. Tours can be scheduled by calling (716) 629-3626. The Museum of disABILITY History is a project of People Inc.
  • Regional Center for Independent Living (RCIL) assists people with all types of disabilities who want the opportunity to live independently and be active members of the community. Our core services include Information Referrals, Peer Support, Independent Living Skills Training, and Advocacy.
  • Special Olympics is where athletes with intellectual disabilities celebrate and are celebrated for their accomplishments.
  • Spina Bifida Association of Western New York, Inc.'s mission is to enhance the lives of individuals and families affected by spina bifida in the eight-county Western New York community by providing education, information, social support, recreation and advocacy services and linkages to other relevant service providers.
  • System Comparisons of NY Regions by County
    Use this tool to identify the region of OCFS, OPWDD, OASES, Education (RSE-TASC), and ACCES-VR your county is located in.