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  *Find a Library near you
Click the link below and you'll be taken to the Minnesota Library Directory, which allows you to search for libraries based on city, county, zipcode, library system, and more.

  AblePlay.org ~ Consumer reviews of play products for children with special needs
This web site provides independent ratings and reviews of play products for children with special needs. Read what other parents and professionals think about the best and worst in adaptive toys!

  Access Press -- Minnesota's Disability Community Newspaper
Access Press is a montly newspaper completely devoted to topics concerning the disability community. It is available in print format (subscriptions), audio tape format, and online as well. Through its many articles and columns, Access Press generat...

  Adult Academic Disability Program of Robbinsdale Community Education
The mission of the Adult Academic Disability Program is to assist adults with brain injuries or strokes recover the skills they need to achieve their academic and vocational goals. Do you know a person in the metro area who has had a stroke or tr...

  Americorps Opportunities - build yourself, build your community
AmeriCorps is a year-long service program, where you get paid a minimal living allowance to give back to your community. If you complete a term of service, you get an educational scholarship - plus, it's a great opportunity to build job skills. Part...

  Anoka County Department of Parks and Recreation
Use this link to explore things to do in Anoka with your free-time. Anoka offers a diverse range of recreational activities, such as water-parks, campgrounds, horse stables, nature and art centers, golf courses, and a whole lot more. Use this link ...

  Arc Greater Twin Cities
Arc Greater Twin Cities offers programs and services for people of all age with mental retardation and related disabilities, as well as their families. Arc provides information and intensive one-to-one assistance; speaks for people with disabilities...

  ARE YOU REGISTERED TO VOTE?
Use this link to immediately download a Minnesota voter registration form. You can print it, fill it out (it takes only a few moments), and mail it in. A few weeks later, you'll recieve notice that you are registered to vote. This registration ena...

  Associated Clinic of Psychology
With a 30 year history the Associated Clinic of Psychology is known throughout Minnesota as a leader in preventing, diagnosing, and treating mental health issues. Our commitment to our clients is to provide a comprehensive suite of mental health serv...

  Autism Day Treatment Program
The Autism Day Treatment Program is a year-round therapeutic classroom environment designed specifically for preschool children who have diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder.

  Autism InfoGroup
This networking/discussion group focuses on Autism Spectrum Disorders, and surrounding issues. For more info, call Arc at 952-920-0855.

  Autism Lending Libraries
The two libraries listed below lend out books on Autism. Contact information is listed with each location.

  Brain Injury Basics: An Introduction
Brain Injury affects more people and families than you think! This is an introductory workshop that presents basic facts about the brain and brain injury, living with brain injury and its effects, brain injury resources, and more. Contact the Brain I...

  Career Connections ~ For U of M students with disabilities
Career Connections is offered by Disability Services. It was developed to provide opportunities for students with disabilities to develop their career potential. To participate you must be seeking a degree at the University, have a documented disabil...

  Caregiver Action Network
The Caregiver Action Network is the nation’s leading family caregiver organization working to improve the quality of life for the than 65 million Americans who care for loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, disease, or the frailties of ol...

  Christ for People
Christ for people is designed to meet the social and spiritual needs of individuals with developmental disabilities. Classes are either on Tuesday evenings at Wayzata Evangelical Free Church or Friday evenings at Minnetonka Community Church. Partic...

  Citizen Observer
CitizenObserver is brings law enforcement agencies, citizens and businesses together in a unique crime prevention partnership. CitizenObserver has developed an effective way to connect citizens with local law enforcement that assist in addressing and...

  City of Anoka -- Civic web site
Use this site to find information related to the City of Anoka. See what's going on inside city hall, learn about city services, projects, elections, public safety, employment, special events, and more. Click the link below.

  City of Apple Valley -- Civic web site
Use this site to find information related to the City of Apple Valley. See what's going on inside city hall, learn about city services, projects, elections, public safety, employment, special events, and more. Click the link below.

  City of Blaine -- Civic web site
Use this site to find information related to the City of Blaine. See what's going on inside city hall, learn about city services, projects, elections, public safety, employment, special events, and more. Click the link below.

  City of Brooklyn Park -- Civic web site
Use this site to find information related to the City of Brooklyn Park. See what's going on inside city hall, learn about city services, projects, elections, public safety, employment, special events, and more. Click the link below.

  City of Burnsville -- Civic web site
Use this site to find information related to the City of Burnsville. See what's going on inside city hall, learn about city services, projects, elections, public safety, employment, special events, and more. Click the link below.

  City of Chaska -- Civic web site
Use this site to find information related to the City of Chaska. See what's going on inside city hall, learn about city services, projects, elections, public safety, employment, special events, and more. Click the link below.

  City of Columbia Heights -- Civic web site
Use this site to find information related to the City of Columbia Heights. Keep track of local politics, learn about city services, employment, special events, employment, and more. Click the link below.

  City of Coon Rapids
Use this site to find information related to the City of Coon Rapids. See what's going on inside city hall, learn about city services, projects, elections, public safety, employment, special events, and more. Click the link below.

  City of Eden Prairie
Use this site to find information related to the City of Eden Prairie. See what's going on inside city hall, learn about city services, projects, elections, public safety, employment, special events, and more. Click the link below.

  City of Edina -- Civic web site
Use this site to find information related to the City of Edina. See what's going on inside city hall, learn about city services, projects, elections, public safety, employment, special events, and more. Click the link below.

  City of Forest Lake -- Civic web site
Use this site to find information related to the City of Forest Lake. See what's going on inside city hall, learn about city services, projects, elections, public safety, employment, special events, and more. Click the link below.

  City of Lakeville -- Civic web site
Use this site to find information related to the City of Lakeville. See what's going on inside city hall, learn about city services, projects, elections, public safety, employment, special events, and more. Click the link below.

  City of Maplewood -- Civic web site
Use this site to find information related to the City of Maplewood. See what's going on inside city hall, learn about city services, projects, elections, public safety, employment, special events, and more. Click the link below.

  City of Minnetonka -- Civic web site
Use this site to find information related to the City of Minnetonka. See what's going on inside city hall, learn about city services, projects, elections, public safety, employment, special events, and more. Click the link below.

  City of Moundsview -- Civic web site
Use this site to find information related to the City of Mounds View. See what's going on inside city hall, learn about city services, projects, elections, public safety, employment, special events, and more. Click the link below.

  City of New Brighton -- Civic web site
Use this site to find information related to the City of New Brighton. See what's going on inside city hall, learn about city services, projects, elections, public safety, employment, special events, and more. Click the link below.

  City of Prior Lake -- Civic web site
Use this site to find information related to the City of Prior Lake. See what's going on inside city hall, learn about city services, projects, elections, public safety, employment, special events, and more. Click the link below.

  City of Roseville -- Civic web site
Use this site to find information related to the City of Roseville. See what's going on inside city hall, learn about city services, projects, elections, public safety, employment, special events, and more. Click the link below.

  City of Shakopee -- Civic web site
Use this site to find information related to the City of Shakopee. See what's going on inside city hall, learn about city services, projects, elections, public safety, employment, special events, and more. Click the link below.

  City of Shoreview -- Civic web site
Use this site to find information related to the City of Shoreview. See what's going on inside city hall, learn about city services, projects, elections, public safety, employment, special events, and more. Click the link below

  City of St. Louis Park -- Civic web site
Use this site to find information related to the City of St. Louis Park. See what's going on inside city hall, learn about city services, projects, elections, public safety, employment, special events, and more. Click the link below.

  City of Woodbury -- Civic web site
Use this site to find information related to the City of Woodbury. See what's going on inside city hall, learn about city services, projects, elections, public safety, employment, special events, and more. Click the link below.

  Community Bridge - Adults with Disabilities Program
The Community Bridge Consortium facilitates the participation of adults with disabilities in all aspects of Community Education programming by providing reasonable support and accommodations. Through their participation, these adults learn new things...

  Community Involvement Programs
This is a non-profit organization providing services and supports to people with developmental disabilities, people with mental illness, and their families. Services are available to people in the Twin Cities metro area, and include: Housing, Emplo...

  Cornucopia Of Disability Information (CODI)
CODI serves as a community resource for consumers and professionals by providing disability information in a wide variety of areas. It consists of both an Internet Directory of Disability Information and a repository of electronic disability document...

  Courage Center Support Groups
At their various locations, Courage offers support groups for a wide range of individuals with disabilities as well as for families and caregivers. You owe it to yourself! Check out the support groups of interest to you on the web-site: ARC Si...

  Disability Linkage Line -- A general help line for people with disabilities
The Disability Linkage Line, set up by the Minnesota Department of Human Services, has a human-resource specialist available during normal business hours to provide information, from accessibility questions to support and assistance with general prob...

  DizABLED ~ Original comic strips and more
DizABLED is a web site about disability that is informative, funny, and totally original. There is a large archive of original comic strips, plus lots of interesting commentary. Check it out!

  Drive Safe, Inc.
Is driving for you? Drive Safe can help you find out. Thier services are designed for people with disabilities of all types, and include: On-site evaluations and training, behind-the-wheel training, weekend evaluations and training, Medical OT and on...

  EarthFusion Festival
This eco festival has live music, food vendors, dance performances, art, workshops on sustainability, and more. For more info call 612.824.1230 or visit www.earthfusion.org

  Empowerment Group for Adults with Mild Developmental Disabilities
This is a personal empowerment group for adults with mild developmental disabilities who wish to address their feelings and concerns, as well as promote self-esteem. This group is for people who have felt lonely and scared, or who have felt that they...

  Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota
The Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota is a non-profit organization focused on enhancing the quality of life of those affected by seizures. An affiliate of the National Epilepsy Foundation, the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota provides programs and ser...

  eQuality - Pathways to Potential
This is an adult day program that serves developmentally disabled adults in Hennepin County. The program services primarily the north and west suburbs including Maple Grove, Plymouth, Brooklyn Park, Brooklyn Center, New Hope, Crystal, Minnetonka and ...

  Executive Leasing, LLC
This organization provides vehicle services for commerical, fleet, or individual parties. Services include used vehicle remarketing, open and closed-ended leases, trade-ins, consultation, vehicle acquisition, and more. Executive Leasing deals with ...

  Faith and Light
Faith and Light was born of a desire to help people with an intellectual disability and their families find their place within the Church and society. This was the main purpose of the organized pilgrimage to Lourdes at Easter of 1971. Twenty or thir...

  FEAT - Families for Early Autism Treatment
A non-profit organization of parents and professionals designed to help families with children who have been diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), including Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD), or Asperger's Syndrome. FEAT off...

  Gerard Treatment Programs
Gerard Academy’s residential treatment programs and on-site, year-round school provide cognitive behavioral therapy for boys and girls, ages 6-19, who are struggling with family relationships, suicidal thoughts, eating disorders, aggression, depressi...

  Girls in Action ~ A program to empower young women
Girls in Action™ was designed to increase academic engagement while decreasing violent and disruptive behavior in female students. The project began in September, 2005 at North Community High School, a large urban public school in Minneapolis. Th...

  Goodwill / Easter Seals -- Services for people with disabilities
This organization offers a wealth of job training and placement opportunities for adults who have disabilities or other social barriers. Goodwill/Easter Seals staff help people identify their employment goals, and they structure job training program...

  Hammer
Hammer is a non-profit organization that supports individuals with developmental disabilities in the western suburbs of the Twin Cities. The individuals live in homes or apartments in Wayzata, Plymouth, Minnetonka, St. Louis Park, New Hope, and Maple...

  Incarnation FREE Store
The Church of the Incarnation will have a free store this October to help the needy. Go to the church basement - everything there will be free for the taking! Contact Roger Owens if you need more information.

  Independence, Productivity, Self Determination, Integration & Inclusion (IPSII)
IPSII Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing Independence, Productivity, Self Determination, Integration & Inclusion (IPSII) among people with disabilities and their families. Julie Kenney, Executive Director of IPSII, is a grad...

  LDA of Minnesota
LDA's mission is "to maximize the potential of children, youth and adults with learning disabilities or related learning difficulties so that they and their families lead more productive and fulfilled lives." The Center offers a wealth of resources,...

  Long Term Care Planning - Web Tool from the Federal Government
This web site is a national clearinghouse for long-term care info, developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It serves to provide information and resources to help you and your family plan for future long-term care (LTC) needs. ...

  Making Your Case -- e-learning course
"Making Your Case" is a three-hour, self-directed course on how to communicate with public officials by effectively telling your personal story, writing a letter, providing testimony, and communicating in positive ways. Click the link below to review...

  Mental Health Association of Minnesota (MHAM)
The Mental Health Association of Minnesota is a nonprofit agency that responds to the needs of individuals with mental illnesses and their family members. MHAM offers services in advocacy and education, including: Individual advocacy case services, ...

  Meridian Services
Meridian Services offers a variety of services to people with developmental disabilities, including: Supervised Living Services In-Home Services Semi-Independent Living Services Respite Services Club Ventures Social Recreation Services ...

  Metro Adaptive Athletic Association
The Metro Adaptive Althetic Association oversees official high school adaptive athletics in the Twin Cities metro area. Contact them for information on programs and opportunities in your area.

  Mini-Miracles ~ Adaptive Children's Clothing
Mini-Miracles is an adaptive clothing line designed for children with special needs. 100% high quality Peruvian Cotton is used to make garments that are stylish and perfect for even the most sensitive skin. Mini-Miracles' philosophy is to promote dig...

  Minnesota Association for Children's Mental Health (MACMH)
This is a not-for-profit organization providing a statewide support network for families of children with emotion/behavioral disorders. MACMH helps families by providing a support network, education the public, providing information, providing worksh...

  Minnesota Department of Education
The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) is the education agency for the State of Minnesota. This agency implements learning programs for children, from birth to adulthood. MDE's Special Education Program provides school districts and parents with...

  Minnesota Department of Human Services
DHS helps people meet their basic needs by providing or adminstering health care coverage, economic assistance, and a variety of services for children, people with disabilities, and Seniors. Use the contact information below to get ahold of DHS.

  Minnesota Life College -- Life skills training for young adults with disabilities
Minnesota Life College (MLC) is a post secondary life-skills training program for young adults with learning disabilities. The two biggest factors in MLC's three-year program are Independent Living and Employment Readiness. Other curriculum areas in...

  Minnesota Relay Service
The Minnesota Relay provides telecommunications services for Minnesotans who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, speech impaired, deaf-blind, or mobility impaired. With the use of specially trained communication assistants (CAs) and specialized equipment, Min...

  Minnesota State Council on Disability
The Minnesota State Council on Disability is an agency that advises, provides technical assistance, collaborates and advocates to expand opportunities, improve the quality of life and empower all persons with disabilities. Browse their services and p...

  MinnesotaHelp.info
MinnesotaHelp.info is an online directory of services designed to help people in Minnesota identify resources such as human services, information and referral, financial assistance, and other forms of aid and assistance within Minnesota. It is especi...

  MN WorkForce Center -- Rehabilitation Services
Rehabilitation Services works with people who have disabilities, and provides a variety of services to enhance community inclusion and independent living. Programs include (but are not limited to): Vocational planning, employment information, referra...

  MRCI Worksource
MRCI Worksource is a private, not for profit organization based in Mankato, Minnesota, with locations in Chaska, Shakopee, Rosemount. View locations at http://www.mrciworksource.org/locations.html Work opportunities based in the MRCI center ...

  National Down Syndrome Society
MISSION The mission of the National Down Syndrome Society is to be the national advocate for the value, acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome. VISION The National Down Syndrome Society envisions a world in which all people wi...

  National Service Inclusion Project (NSIP)
NSIP offers the following:
  • Regional, state, and program training to AmeriCorps, Learn and Serve America, and National Senior Service Corps Programs
  • Communication and information via the Corporation's Disabilitylist listserv
  • ...

  NCWD for Youth -- A web site helping youth with disabilities down the road to employment
The National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability (NCWD) has launched a new web site filled with information about employment for youth with disabilities. The designers of the web site include experts in disability, education, employment, and w...

  Office of Ombudsman for Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities (OMHDD)
The OMHDD is an independent state agency responsible for: "Promoting the highest attainable standards of treatment, competence, efficiency, and justice for persons receiving services for mental illness, developmental disabilities, chemical depend...

  PACER's National Bulling Prevention Center
Founded in 2006, PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center unites, engages and educates communities nationwide to address bullying through creative, relevant and interactive resources. PACER’s bullying prevention resources are designed to benefit a...

  Partners in Employment -- e-learning course
This is a six-hour, self-directed e-learning course on how to find a job, write a good resumé, give an interview, and plan for your career. Click the link below to get started.

  Partners in Policymaking
Do you need to polish your advocacy or self-advocacy skills? Then Partners in Policymaking might be just what you're looking for! Partners is an innovative, competency based leadership training program for adults with developmental disabilities and ...

  People First - Carver County
People First is an organization for adults with developmental disabilities who want to become better at speaking for themselves, and more active and independent in community life. Meetings are held once a month. Each meeting features a specific top...

  People Responding In Social Ministry (PRISM)
PRISM is a social service agency that provides families with food, financial assistance, transportation, auto repair and other services in times of financial hardships. Food Shelf Program PRISM’s unique grocery-store-style food s...

  Pillsbury United Communities
This organization provides a wide range of human services for people with socio-economic disadvantages. It does this by operating over forty distinctive programs through a citywide network of six neighborhood centers. Pillsbury believes that helpin...

  Program Development Associates
Program Development Associates distributes multimedia training and educational resources on an up-to-date list of disability topics. We supply disability professionals in social service agencies, k-12 special education teachers in public and priva...

  Project Solo
Project Solo is a life skills program for youth ages 16-19. Youth work closely with an advocate in order to accomplish goals toward independence. There is also a transitional living program for documented homeless individuals that have additional req...

  Reach for Resources
Reach for Resources is a non-profit organization that provides a wide variety of support services to promote independent living and community integration for people with developmental disabilities in Hennepin and Carver Counties. Recreation and...

  Rec and Leisure after Disability
This workshop, presented by Tara Hallberg and Becca Stenzel of Reach for Resources, will review how quality of life can be greatly enhanced by how a person spends their rec/leisure time. Participants will gain knowledge on how to assess recreation an...

  Rosefest
Rosefest has an extensive and exciting schedule of events that includes a health fair, stupid pet and human tricks, battle of the bands, starlyte movie night, art festival, bluegrass festival, fishing contest, softball tourney, and more. Don't miss t...

  Saint Paul Jaycees
As a civic organization for young people, the Saint Paul Jaycees are developing the next generation of leaders by providing opportunities to stand up and take initiative in their community. We engage young people ages 18-40 through project manage...

  Senior LinkAge Line
This hotline provides fast and free access to live operators who will help you find all kinds of resources for Seniors, including things like service providers, medical facilities, perscription drug issues, and housing options.

  Southside Services
Southside Services is a private, non-profit agency serving people with developmental disabilities who live independently in Hennepin County. A variety of great programs are offered, including recreation, advocacy, counseling and employment services. ...

  SPECIAL ACCOMODATIONS FOR VOTERS WITH DISABILITIES
The importance of voting can't be stressed enough. If you or someone you know needs help with voting because of issues related to mobility, understanding the ballet, sight or hearing impairment, inability to leave residence, or any other problem, th...

  St. David's Respite & Therapeutic Foster Care
Respite Foster Care It is difficult raising a child with special needs. Every now and then, even the most dedicated parents and caregivers need a break. Our Respite Foster Care program provides respite care in 24- to 48-hour increments, usually on...

  STARTE - Assistive Technology Exchange
The goal of STARTE hosted by the Minnesota STAR Program is to put AT equipment that is not currently being used into the hands of someone who can benefit from it. STARTE is primarily for Minnesotans, although we do accept entries from neighboring ...

  Store to Door -- Home delivery services for people with disabilities
Store To Door is a non-profit grocery delivery service for residents of the Twin Cities who have disabilities. This low cost service can be vital to maintaining an independent lifestyle. Through Store to Door, folks can order order any item carri...

  Tasks Unlimited
Tasks Unlimited is a group of not-for-profit organizations committed to helping adults with serious and persistent mental illness and brain disorder improve their status by increasing self-sufficiency. Programs serve residents of Minnesota and are lo...

  Telephone Equipment Distribution (TED) Program
Do you, or does someone you know, have trouble using the phone independently? Could an adaptive telephone be the answer? This program lends telephone equipment to people who are hard of hearing, deaf, or have a speech or mobility impairment. There...

  The Autism Society of Minnesota (AuSM)
The Autism Society of Minnesota (AuSM) is an organization of families, educators, care givers, and professionals committed to supporting individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). It was established in 1971. AuSM has members throughout the sta...

  The Lazarus Project
The Lazarus Project is a small center-based, early intervention, verbal behavior therapy center for children with autism. The center serves approximately 10 children, ages 2-8, in a one-to-one environment for 20 hours per week. The Lazarus Center has...

  United Cerebral Palsy
For 50 years, UCP (a.k.a. United Cerebral Palsy) has been committed to change and progress for persons with disabilities. This national organization, and its nationwide network affiliates, strives to ensure the inclusion of persons with disabilities ...

  West Metro Learning Connections, Inc.
WMLC is a school of social skills development for children and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders and related conditions. The school combines therapeutic education, guided social experiences, training, coaching, and consultation to make auti...

  Wheelchair Getaways
This company offers luxury full-size and mini-vans, fully adapted with lifts, ramps, raised roofs and lowered floors, wheelchair and scooter securement systems, and more. Wheelchair Getaways has new and used vehicles for rent, sale, or lease. There...

  Wingspan Life Resources
This organization serves people with disabilities through residential and in-home services. Wingspan is committed to maximizing the amount of control and influence each person has over his or her life choices. Wingspan staff members assist each indi...

  WorkAbilities, Inc. -- Job services for people with disabilities
WorkAbilities helps adults with developmental disabilities by providing services ranging from supported employment to supported therapies. Individualized service plans are created for each client to achieve the best results. Examples of services pr...

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