Resources

 

Did You Know?

There are an estimated 1,204,000 people in the state of Georgia over the age of five that have a form of disability. Approximately 230,000 people, or 2.8% of the state’s population, experience difficulties with performing activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, or moving around inside of their homes. There are around 692,000 people in the state who have a form of work disability, and 256,000 people with disabilities in Georgia who are employed. Around 42,000 people with disabilities in the state are unemployed, while 408,000 are currently not in the workforce.

 

General Information:

 

American Association of People with Disabilities

National Federation of the Blind

National Organization on Disability

International Center for Disability Resources on the Internet

Closing The Gap Conference

disABILITY Information Resources

Disability Funders Network

Disability Resource Center

Paying for Senior Care

The Christopher Reeve Foundation

Helen Keller Services for the Blind

The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research

 

State Resources:

 

Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities

Statewide Independent Living Council of GA

Non Profit Agencies in GA

Georgia Advocacy Office

Food Stamp or Medicaid Application Website

Brian & Spinal Injury Trust Fund Commission

Georgia Disability Parking Permit Application

Rental Assistance for the Disabled in Georgia

Tools for Life

Albany Advocacy Resource Center

Georgia State Rehabilitation Council

Georgia Project for Assistive Technology

 

Federal Government:

 

Disability.gov

Office of Disability Employment Policy

National Council on Disability

 

Employment Information:

 

Employment First Georgia

Georgia Dept. of Labor

Georgia Vocational Rehabilation

Ability Jobs

State Jobs

Job Accommodation Network

USA Jobs