Alabama Head Injury Foundation

Alabama Disability Links

Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence
If you are a victim you can get help. The Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence is dedicated to serving you. Call our toll-free 24-hour crisis line. Safe shelters across the state will open their doors for you and your children. Many other services are available. There is no excuse for domestic violence.

Alabama Department of Mental Health
All aspects in the provision of mental illness, intellectual disability, and substance abuse services by and through the Alabama Department of Mental Health (DMH) shall be consumer and family driven, based upon the identified needs and expressed desires of consumers and their families.

Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services
Provides through a single agency a seamless system of service delivery for infants, toddlers, adolescents, adults and older individuals with disabilities.
Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program (ADAP)
ADAP provides quality, legally-based advocacy services to persons with disabilities through protecting, promoting, and expanding their rights. This site has an excellent database of Alabama disability resources.

Alabama Disability Advocacy Network (AL DAN)
AL DAN's mission is to be a non-partisan, grassroots, cross disability, consumer driven network advocating for systems change in Alabama for people with disabilities and their families.
Alabama Family Trust
The Alabama Family Trust (AFT) provides trust services for persons with such disabilities. The organization was created by the State of Alabama Legislature in 1994 to encourage, enhance, and foster the provision of medical, social, or other supplemental services for persons with a mental or physical impairment (See Code of Alabama 1975 Chap. 38-9B). The AFT is a 501 (c) (3) general non-profit organization established for the purpose of administering special needs trusts for the disabled.
Alabama Head and Spinal Cord Injury Registry
The Alabama Head and Spinal Cord Injury Registry is a service linkage system containing all head and spinal cord trauma reported by hospitals statewide.
Alabama Medicaid
The State of Alabama's Medicaid (Medical Assistance) Program provides health care coverage to thousands. This web site provides information about the Alabama Medicaid program, schedules of events, provider software and forms, manuals, bulletins and notices, and links to other health care related web sites.

Alabama Respite Resource Network
The Alabama Respite Resource Network (ARRN) is a project of UCP of Huntsville and Tennessee Valley, funded by a grant from the Alabama Council for Developmental Disabilities.  Its purpose is to identify respite resources around the State and develop a comprehensive directory that will help parents find respite in their area.
AFB  Senior Site
The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) created AFB Senior Site to help older Americans and their family members cope with age-related eye diseases-a growing public health problem in this country.

Camp ASCCA - Easter Seals
Camp ASCCA is not only the world's largest camping, recreational and educational facility for people with disabilities, it is the most exciting. Activity areas include Outdoor Adventure, Aquatics and Outdoor Education. Each area offers visitors a unique experience, and allows the camper to succeed on his or her own, as well as in an environment of peer support.
Lakeshore Foundation Super Sports and Junior Wheelchair Athletics
The Program is based in Birmingham, Alabama, where the Lakeshore Foundation provides fully accessible recreational facilities for swimming, weight training, adapted climbing, shooting sports, and wheelchair team sports. Super Sports is currently operating in Mobile, Montgomery, Decatur/Huntsville, and in Birmingham, where local coordinators tailor programs to meet community needs. In addition, outdoor locations are used for seasonal adventure programming.
Alabama State Disability Resources
Social Security and Disability Resource Center (SSDRC) 
The Social security disability resource center provides information on the federal disability benefit programs, SSD (social security disability, mandated under title II of the social security act) and SSI (supplemental security income, mandated under title 16), in addition to answering questions about social security retirement benefits and providing resource links on topics such as medicare. The SSDRC is published, edited, and maintained by Tim Moore, a former disability claims examiner for the social security administration's disability determination services (DDS), as well as a former caseworker with a background in many federal assistance programs, including medicaid for disabled adults.

Statewide Technology Access and Response System (STAR)
The mission of the STAR Program is to enhance independence, productivity and quality of life for all Alabamians with disabilities through access to assistive technology devices and services.

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