Disability Information

  • ** California Telephone Access Program (CTAP) provides free assistive telephone devices to persons that live in California, have phone service at their residence and are certified as blind or low vision, deaf or hard of hearing, or physically disabled.
  • **Center for Parent Information and Resources is the on-line resource library for previous NICHCY resources. Site provides locations of local Parent Training and Information Centers.
  • DDS Safety Net provides a newsletter on a variety of topics relating to the safety and quality of life of individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • Disability Scoop is a reader service providing the latest national news on topics relevant to autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, and intellectual disability.  
  • ** Disabled Parking Placard is issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). This placard is transferable from vehicle to vehicle whenever the person with disabilities is a passenger. It is usable in specially marked disabled parking spaces and will enable the driver to park free at parking meters. Permanent parking placards are valid for two years.
  • Genetic Testing from the National Institutes of Health
  • **National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disibilities is part of the Center for Disease Control, studying and addresses the cases of birth defects and improve the health of people living with disabilities.
  • ** National Organization for Rare Disorders