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Independent Living Institute  The Independent Living Institute offers resources for persons with extensive disabilities and develops consumer-driven policies for self-determination, self-respect and dignity.

Gateway Area Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS)  The mission of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) is to end the devastating effects of multiple sclerosis.

Care Planner   CarePlanner is a free decision-support tool enabling seniors and caregivers to choose between different living options.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is a Federal agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

National Organization on Disability (NOD)  The mission of the National Organization on Disability (N.O.D.) is to expand the participation and contribution of America’s 54 million men, women and children with disabilities in all aspects of life.

Associations of Programs for Rural Independent Living The purpose of APRIL is to provide leadership and resources on rural independent living. As a national membership organization, APRIL is dedicated to advancing the rights and responsibilities of people with disabilities in rural America by serving as a center of resources and by leading systems change.

Department of Health and Senior Services

Missouri Statewide Independent Living Council

VSArts https://www.vsarts.org/  VSA is a pioneer in the field of arts and disability and has been a leader in changing society’s attitudes toward people with disabilities. As society evolves, the attitudes and language used by the disability community also evolves.

https://dss.mo.gov/fsd/rsb/  Rehabilitation Services for the Blind (RSB) provides services to people with varying degrees of visual impairment, ranging from those who cannot read regular print to those who are totally blind.

Missouri Parents Act https://ptimpact.org/  Our mission is to ensure that all children with special needs receive an education which allows them to achieve their personal goals.

https://www.mcdhh.mo.gov/   MO Commission for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing

https://www.jik.com/disaster.html Disaster Preparedness Resources for Persons with Disabilities

https://www.disabledparents.net/  Parents with Disabilities

https://www.spinalcord.org/  National Spinal Cord Injury Association

https://www.itodaynews.com  Independence Today.   Independence Today is a publication of the Independent Living Center of the Hudson Valley, Inc.,or ILCHV, which is a not-for-profit, federally tax-exempt organization.

https://www.april-rural.org/  Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living

https://www.virtualcil.net/cils/  National Directory of CILS

https://www.access-able.com/  Accessible Travel

https://universaldesignonline.com/bookintroorder.html  Accessible Universal Designed Homes

https://mo.db101.org/ Missouri DB 101: Free, on-line disability benefits calculator, it is Missouri specific and totally anonymous.

https://www.moarthritis.org/  Missouri Regional Arthritis Centers

https://health.mo.gov/information/nphw/  Celebrate National Public Health Week, April 7-13. Missouri’s theme is “Public Health Starts Here: Better Health. Better Missouri”.

https://dese.mo.gov/adult-learning-rehabilitation-services/vocational-rehabilitation/publications State Rehabilitation Council Annual Report

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