Partner Agencies & Organizations
The Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation is composed of the chief administrators of the public rehabilitation agencies serving individuals with physical and mental disabilities in the States, District of Columbia, and the territories. These agencies constitute the state partners in the State-Federal program of rehabilitation services provided under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. The Council’s members supervise the rehabilitation of some 1.2 million persons with disabilities. Learn more here
National Disability Rights Network
The National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) is the non-profit membership association of protection and advocacy (P&A) and Client Assistance Program (CAP) agencies that are located in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the United States Territories. There is also a federally mandated Native American P&A and CAP System. P&A agencies are authorized under various federal statutes to provide legal representation and related advocacy services, and to investigate abuse and neglect of individuals with disabilities in a variety of settings. The P&A System comprises the nation’s largest provider of training and technical assistance, legal support, and legislative advocacy services for persons with disabilities.
National TA Center on Transition: The Collaborative (NTACT:C)
The National Technical Assistance Center on Transition (NTACT), provides information, tools, and supports to assist multiple stakeholders provide effective services and instruction for students and out of school youth with disabilities. Learn more here
The National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health/Got Transition
The National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health/Got Transition is devoted to education, policy analysis, technical assistance, and advocacy in support of long-term, systemic improvements in comprehensive health care and insurance coverage for adolescents. Learn more about National Alliance and Got Transition
National Council on Independent Living (NCIL)
National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) is the longest-running national cross-disability, grassroots organization run by and for people with disabilities. Founded in 1982, NCIL represents thousands of organizations and individuals including: individuals with disabilities, Centers for Independent Living (CILs), Statewide Independent Living Councils (SILCs), and other organizations that advocate for the human and civil rights of people with disabilities throughout the United States. Learn more here
Missouri Parents Act (MPACT)
Missouri Parents Act (MPACT) is Missouri’s Parent Training and Information Center, funded in part by the U.S. Department of Education and the State of Missouri. Our mission is to empower families to advocate for themselves so that children with special educational needs can reach their full potential in education and life – through support, training, and education. Learn more here
Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation
Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation (PATF) is a statewide, non-profit organization that helps individuals with disabilities and older Pennsylvanians acquire the assistive technology devices and services they want. PATF is a state and federally-certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) and is the Commonwealth’s designated Alternative Financing Program (AFP) under the federal Assistive Technology Act. PATF is one of 42 AFPs and state financing entities in the U.S. and territories.
Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA)
Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) under Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) administers grant programs; evaluates, monitors, and reports on vocational rehabilitation services, supported employment, independent living, and other related programs for individuals with disabilities; and coordinates with other agencies, professional organizations, service providers, and organizations of persons with disabilities for the review of program planning, implementation, and monitoring issues.
TransCen Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to improving educational and employment outcomes for people with disabilities. TransCen’s work is driven by the belief that there is a job for everyone who wants one, regardless of the nature of their disability, or other barriers to employment, their need for workplace support and accommodation, or economic circumstance. TransCen associates develop, implement, and research innovative practices regarding school-to-adult life transition, career and workforce development, and inclusive community participation.