Chapter 11: Rehabilitation and Independent Living
Section 5: Independent Living Centers
Subsection B: Other Independent Living Resources
ADAPT is a national grass-roots community that organizes disability rights activists to engage in nonviolent direct action, including civil disobedience, to assure the civil and human rights of people with disabilities to live in freedom.
NCIL advances independent living and the rights of people with disabilities. NCIL envisions a world in which people with disabilities are valued equally and participate fully.
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.
World Services for the Blind's mission is to empower people who are blind and visually impaired to achieve sustainable independence. They offer life skills and career training programs in one location. This approach allows students to receive services tailored specifically to their needs. From essential life skills that ensure an individual’s ability to live independently to technology based career-path programs designed to provide students with the knowledge and hands-on experience that will allow them to compete in today’s high-tech jobs market, their programs put students on the path to sustainable independence.