Helpful Organizations

•       Abilities Expo

Abilities Expo is an organization that hosts multiday events bringing necessary products and services together for the community of people with disabilities, their families, caregivers, seniors and healthcare professionals.

•       Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals with content and forums about healthy eating, nutrition suggestions after disease, and more.

•       American Association of People with Disabilities

The AAPD is committed to promoting access to education from preschool through post-graduate work. They take a comprehensive approach to educational access, including advocacy, partnerships with educational institutions, and programs designed to break down barriers to education.

•       American Disabilities Act

This website outlines information and assistance covering disabled people under the ADA.

•       The Amputee Coalition

The Amputee Coalition is an organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for amputees and their families, improving patient care and preventing limb loss. The organization is involved with legislation for prosthetic parody and education for amputees and their families.

•       Challenged Athletes Foundation

The CAF recognizes the athletic greatness inherent in all people with physical challenges and supports their athletic endeavors by providing unparalleled sports opportunities including grants for equipment, training and travel, sports clinics and mentorship.

•       Directory of Independent Living Centers

This is a directory of ILCs listed by state.

• is the federal government's website for comprehensive information about disability-related programs, services, policies, laws and regulations. The site links to thousands of resources from many different federal government agencies, as well as state and local governments and nonprofit organizations across the country.

•       Disabled Dealer

Online resource and magazine, buy and sell items primarily for handicapped needs, i.e. wheelchairs, scooters, vans, etc.

•       National Odd Shoe Exchange

The National Odd Shoe Exchange is a non-profit organization that is a source of footwear for those requiring single shoes or pairs of differing sizes.

•       Odd Shoe Finder

At connects people with odd shoes with people who need odd shoes!  You can use this site to buy, sell or give away your single shoes or mismatched pairs.

•       P.L.A.Y. Foundation

Empowering qualified amputee candidates with a financial grant focused on athletics, education and the arts is this organization's unique function to the amputee community. The fund is designed to allow amputees to customize their grant request based on the interests and goals of the beneficiary.​​