Agencies of Interest to Students with Particular Disabilities

Chronic Health Impairment

AIDS Action Council & Foundation

1875 Connecticut Avenue NW Suite 700
Washington, DC 20009
202-986-1300

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

6931 Arlington Rd.
Bethesda, MD 20814
800-344-4823

Epilepsy Foundation of America

4351 Garden City Drive
Landover, MD 20785–7223
800-332-1000

United Cerebral Palsy Association

1660 L Street NW Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
800-872-5827
202-973-7197 – voice/TTY

Hearing Impairments

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf

3417 Volta Place NW
Washington, DC 20007 
866-337-5220
202-337-5221 – TDD

American Deafness and Rehabilitation Association (ADARA)

P.O. Box 480
Myersville, MD 72225

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

10801 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852
800-638-8255 Toll-free & voice/TTY

Hearing Loss Association of America

7910 Woodmont Avenue Suite 1200
Bethesda, MD 20814
301-657-2248 – Voice
301-657-2249 – TDY

National Captioning Institute

1900 Gallows Road Suite 3000
Vienna, VA 22182
703-917-7600 – Voice/TTY
800-950-0958 – TTY

Learning Disabilities

Center on Postsecondary Education
and Disability

University of Connecticut
249 Glenbrook Road, Unit 2064
Storrs, CT 06269-2064
860-486-2785

Council for Learning Disabilities

P.O. Box 4014
Leesburg, VA 20177
571-258-1010

Learning Disability Association of America

4156 Library Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15234-1349
412-341-1515

National Center for Learning Disabilities

381 Park Avenue South Suite 1401
New York, NY 10016
888-575-7373
212-545-7510

Mobility Impairments

Post-Polio Health International

4207 Lindell Avenue #10
St. Louis, MO 63108-2915
314-534-0475

RTA: The LIFT Handicapped Service

2817 Canal St.
New Orleans, LA 70119
504-242-2600
504-827-7433 – Paratransit Service

Brain Injury Association of America

8201 Greensboro Drive Suite 611
McLean, VA 22102
703-761-0750

National Spinal Cord Injury Association

6701 Democracy Boulevard Suite 300-9
Bethesda, MA 20817
800-962-9629

The Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation/American Paralysis Association

500 Morris Avenue
Springfield, NJ 07081

Psychological Impairments

The Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation

Boston University
940 Commonwealth Avenue West
Boston, MA 02215
617-353-3549

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)

Colonial Place Three
2107 Wilson Boulevard Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22201-3042
Local contact: Bea Piker, 504-896-2345
800-950-6264
703-516-7227 – TDD

National Mental Health Association

2001 North Beauregard Street 12th Floor
Alexandria, VA 22311
800-969-6642
703-684-7722
800-433-5959 – TTY

National Mental Health Consumer's
Self-Help Clearinghouse

1211 Chestnut Street Suite 1207
Philadelphia, PA 19107
800-553-4539
215-751-1810

Visual Impairment

American Council for the Blind

1155 15th Street NW Suite 1004
Washington, DC 20005
800-424-8666
202-467-5081

American Foundation for the Blind

11 Penn Plaza Suite 300
New York, NY 10001
800-232-5463
212-502-7600

American Printing House for the Blind

1839 Frankfort Avenue
P.O. Box 6085
Louisville, KY 40206-0085
502-895-2405

Council of Citizens with Low Vision International

5707 Brockton Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46220-5481
800-733-2258