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National Disability Agencies

The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD)

CCD is a coalition of approximately 100 national disability organizations working together to advocate for national public policy that ensures the self-determination, independence, empowerment, integration and inclusion of children and adults with disabilities in all aspects of society. The organizations are listed below:

  • Advancing Independence: Modernizing Medicare and Medicaid (AIMMM)
  • AAN – American Academy of Neurology
  • AAP – American Academy of Pediatrics
  • AAPD – American Association of People with Disabilities
  • AAPM&R – American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • ACCSES – American Congress of Community Supports and Employment Services
  • ACB – American Council of the Blind
  • ACA – American Counseling Association
  • ADTA – American Dance Therapy Association
  • American Diabetes Association
  • AFB – American Foundation for the Blind
  • AMRPA – American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association
  • AMTA – American Music Therapy Association
  • ANCOR – American Network of Community Options and Resources
  • AOTA – American Occupational Therapy Association
  • APTA – American Physical Therapy Association
  • ASHA – American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • ATRA – American Therapeutic Recreation Association
  • AER – Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired
  • APSE – Association for Persons in Supported Employment
  • AMCHP – Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs
  • AUCD – Association of University Centers on Disabilities
  • COPAA – Council of Parent Attorney and Advocates
  • DREDF – Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund, Inc.
  • DEC/CEC – Division for Early Childhood of the CEC
  • Easter Seals
  • Epilepsy Foundation
  • Goodwill Industries International, Inc.
  • IRI – Inclusion Research Institute
  • I-NABIR – Inter/National Association of Business, Industry and Rehabilitation
  • IAPSRS – International Association of Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services
  • IDA – International Dyslexia Association
  • LDA – Learning Disabilities Association of America
  • NAEH – National Alliance to End Homelessness
  • NAAOP – National Association for the Advancement of Orthotics and Prosthetics
  • NAON – National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses
  • NAPSEC – National Association of Private Special Education Centers
  • NARRTC – National Association of Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers
  • NASN – National Association of School Nurses
  • NASP – National Association of School Psychologists
  • NASW – National Association of Social Workers, Inc.
  • NASDSE– National Association of State Directors of Special Education
  • NCLD – National Center for Learning Disabilities
  • NCPSSM – National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare
  • NCPERID – National Consortium of Physical Education and Recreation for individuals with Disabilities
  • NCCBH – National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare
  • NIB – National Industries for the Blind
  • National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY)
  • NISH – (formerly the National Industries for the Severely Handicapped
  • NMSS – National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • NOSSCR – National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives
  • NOD – National Organization on Disability
  • NRA – National Rehabilitation Association
  • NRC – National Respite Coalition
  • NSCLC – National Senior Citizens Law Center
  • NTRS – National Therapeutic Recreation Society
  • PVA – Paralyzed Veterans of America
  • SSWAA – School Social Work Association of America
  • SBAA – Spina Bifida Association of America
  • TASH – Equity, Opportunity and Inclusion for People with Disabilities since 1975
  • TED/CEC – Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children
  • T.II.C.A.N.N. – Title II Community AIDS National Network
  • TSA – Tourette Syndrome Association, Inc.
  • UCPA – United Cerebral Palsy Association

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