Organizations

Mail:
1155 15th Street, NW Suite 1004
Washington, DC 20005
Phone:
1-202-467-5081
1-800-424-8666
Fax:
1-202-467-5085
Website:
http://www.acb.org

An information referral and advocacy agency with 51 state and regional affiliates and 21 national special interest and professional affiliates. Goals include legislative advocacy, improvement of educational and rehabilitation facilities, empowerment and public education.

Mail:
11900 Parklawn Drive, Suite 100
Rockville, MD 20852
Phone:
1-301-231-9350
Fax:
1-301-231-7392
Website:
http://www.adaa.org

The ADAA promotes the prevention and cure of anxiety disorders and works to improve the lives of those who have them.

Mail:
8181 Professional Place, Suite 201
Landover, MD 20785
Phone:
1-800-233-4050 — Toll free
1-301-306-7070
Fax:
1-301-306-7090
Website:
http://www.chadd.org

CH.A.D.D. (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) is a national organization with over 32,000 members and more than 500 chapters nationwide that provides support and information for parents who have children with AD/HD and adults with AD/HD.

Mail:
1110 North Glebe Road, Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22201-5704
Phone:
1-888-CEC-SPED — Toll free
1-703-620-3660
TTY:
1-703-264-9446
Fax:
1-703-264-9494
Website:
http://www.cec.sped.org

The largest international professional organization committed to improving educational outcomes for individuals with disabilities.

Mail:
730 North Franklin Street, Suite 501
Chicago, IL 60654-7225
Phone:
1-800-826-3632 — Toll free
1-312-642-0049
Fax:
1-312-642-7243
Website:
http://www.dbsalliance.org/

The DBSA is a nonprofit organization aimed at helping people with depressive spectrum illnesses and their families.

Mail:
7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 1200
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone:
1-301-657-2248
Fax:
1-301-913-9413
Website:
http://www.hearingloss.org

Provides awareness and information about hearing loss, assistive devices and alternative communication skills through publications, exhibits and presentations.

Website:
http://www.mentalhealth.com

Internet Mental Health is a free encyclopedia of mental health information geared to reach mental health professionals, patients who want to learn more about their illness, friends and families of patients, and overall members of the general public who want to learn more about mental health.

Mail:
8600 LaSalle Road, Suite 382
Baltimore, MD 21204-6020
Phone:
1-410-296-0232
1-800-ABCD-123 — Toll free for messages
Fax:
1-410-321-5069
Website:
http://www.interdys.org

The IDA is an international, nonprofit organization dedicated to the study and treatment of learning disabilities and dyslexia. For nearly 52 years, the IDA has been helping individuals with dyslexia, their families, teachers, physicians and researchers to better understand dyslexia.

Mail:
20 Roszel Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
Phone:
1-609-452-0606
1-800-221-4792 — Toll free (book orders)
Fax:
1-609-520-7990
Website:
http://www.learningally.org

Learning Ally is recognized as the nation's leading educational lending library of academic and professional textbooks on audiotape from elementary through postgraduate and professional levels. Students with print disabilities can request cassette or diskette versions of books and order four-track tape players and other audio equipment.

Mail:
4156 Library Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15234-1349
Phone:
1-412-341-1515
Fax:
1-412-344-0224
Website:
http://www.ldaamerica.org/

LDA is the largest nonprofit volunteer organization advocating for individuals with learning disabilities. LDA has more than 600 local chapters and affiliates in 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. LDA seeks to educate individuals with learning disabilities and their parents about the nature of the disability and inform them of their rights.

Mail:
814 Thayer Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone:
1-301-587-1788
TTY:
1-301-587-1789
Fax:
1-301-587-1791
Website:
http://www.nad.org

The oldest and one of the largest consumer organizations advocating for equal access by people who are deaf or hard of hearing in the areas of employment, education, telecommunications and rehabilitation.

Mail:
381 Park Ave. South, Suite 1401
New York, NY 10016
Phone:
1-212-545-7510
1-888-575-7373 — Toll free
Fax:
1-212-545-9665
Website:
http://www.ncld.org

NCLD's mission is to promote public awareness and understanding of children and adults with learning disabilities, and to provide national leadership on their behalf, so they may achieve their potential and enjoy full participation in society.

Mail:
1800 Johnson Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
Phone:
1-410-659-9314
Fax:
1-410-685-5653
Website:
http://www.nfb.org

A consumer group that answers questions about blindness and refers people to appropriate resources or adaptive equipment. Maintains publications list and a job listing and referral service.

Mail:
337 North Hill Road
North Branford, CT 06471
Phone:
1-203-315-2190
Fax:
1-203-315-2196
Website:
http://www.ocfoundation.org

The OCF is an international not-for-profit organization composed of people with OCD and related disorders, their families, friends, professionals and other concerned individuals.