Chapter 11: Rehabilitation and Independent Living


Section 5: Independent Living Centers


Subsection B: Other Independent Living Resources


Americans Disabled for Attendant Programs Today (ADAPT)

Email: adapt@adapt.org

Advocacy organization which uses civil disobedience and other non-violent direct action strategies to promote disability services in the community rather than in nursing homes.

ADAPT of Colorado, ADAPT of Texas, 1640 E. 2nd St., Ste. 100
Austin , TX 78704

Voice: 

303-733-9324 [Colorado] 512-442-0252 [Texas]

Lighthouse Transitional Center, Inc.

Email: lhsetc@aol.com

Transitional services for young adults with autism and other developmental disabilities. Emphasis on development of skills in adaptive behavior, independent living, social-emotional behavior and verbal and non-verbal communication. Provides training and practice for participation in the community and achieving each individual's potential for self-sufficiency. Individual assessments are provided and transition plans developed. Day and after school programs available.

9832 N.E. 23rd St.
Oklahoma City , OK 73141

Voice: 

405-769-5353

Fax: 

405-769-5358

National Council on Independent Living (NCIL)

Email: ncil@ncil.org

The National Council on Independent Living is a cross-disability, grassroots organization run by and for people with disabilities. Founded in 1982, NCIL represents over 700 organizations and individuals including: Centers for Independent Living (CILs), Statewide Independent Living Councils (SILCs), individuals with disabilities, and other organizations that advocate for the human and civil rights of people with disabilities throughout the United States.

1710 Rhode Island Ave., NW, 5th Fl.
Washington , DC 20036

Voice: 

202-207-0334

TTY: 

202-207-0340

Toll Free: 

877-525-3400

Fax: 

202-207-0341

National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC)

Email: naricinfo@heitechservices.com

The National Rehabilitation Information Center's online gateway to an abundance of disability- and rehabilitation-oriented information organized in a variety of formats designed to make it easy for users to find and use.

8400 Corporate Drive, Suite 500
Landover , MD 20785

Voice: 

301-459-5900

TTY: 

301-459-5984

Toll Free: 

800-346-2742

Fax: 

301-459-4263