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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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