SDS Resources

Ablenet

Ablenetinc.com – Products and ideas that make teaching students with disabilities easy, fun and fulfilling.


Alaska Works Initiative

Alaskaworkititiative.org – A tool for people with disabilities, benefit planners, service providers, employers and others to access current information about employment and benefits planning services.


Alaska Alliance for Direct Service Careers

Aadsc.org –This website has been designed to help provide resources to direct service professionals and agencies in Alaska.


Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority

Mhtrust.org – The website includes information and resources for individuals experiencing mental illness, developmental disabilities, substance abuse related disorders, Alzheimer’s disease, and traumatic brain injuries


Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

http://alzfdn.org/A membership organization dedicated to providing resources to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and families.


American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Aaidd.org –Education and information on recent developments in the developmental disabilities community and the latest AAIDD initiatives.


Catholic Community Services

http://www.ccsjuneau.org/index.php – Senior service organization serving Southeast Alaska with transportation services, meals at the senior center and delivered to homes.


The Center for Continuing Education in Rehabilitation out of Western Washington University

Ccer.org – This website includes information on supported employment and how to assist customers with employment ventures


College of Direct Support

Directcourseonline.com – An internet-based college for direct support professionals


Downs Syndrome Health Issues

Ds-health.com –News and information regarding Down Syndrome.


Dynavox

Dynavoxtech.com – Offers assistive communication devises for individuals who have limited or no speech due to a variety of causes including stoke, autism, cerebral palsy, ALS, or traumatic injury.


Imagine

Dimagine.com– Site ran by David Pitonyak, who says: “Imagine is the name I give my consulting practice, which is dedicated to supporting people who experience disabilities.”


Patterson Medical

Pattersonmedical.com – Rehabilitation equipment and supplies


Research and Training Center on Disability in Rural Communities

Selfemploymenttraining.ruralinstitute.umt.edu/tfs.htm – Steps for Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors: Helping a customer start a business


Rendezvous Senior Day Services

http://rendezvousservices.org/ – Ketchikan based senior services organization which offers low income and senior housing, a medical equipment loan closet and a senior day program


School Specialty

Integrationscatalog.com – Sensory and Therapy Equipment with ideas and resources for assisting individuals who have sensory processing disorders, attention and focus issues, behavioral concerns, and autistic spectrum disorder


Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation

Spdfoundation.net – Started to help parents, teachers, therapists, doctors, and others learn about and understand Sensory Processing Disorder


Southeast Alaska Independent Living

http://www.sailinc.org/ – SAIL is an advocacy group assisting individuals of all ages and disabilities including, but not limited to physical, cognitive, neurological and mental health disabilities. They offer assistance with advocacy, adaptive equipment, as well as a recreation program.


State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services

http://dhss.alaska.gov/dsds – Information on state services including Medicaid, grant services, public assistance, Denali KidCare, food stamps, child care, heating assistance and more.


State of Alaska Office of Public Advocacy

http://doa.alaska.gov/opa/index.html – Information on legal advocacy and guardianship services for vulnerable adults and elders


University of Alaska Anchorage, Center for Human Development

Alaskachd.org –This website includes statewide resources for training and information on developmental disabilities.


AK Child Abuse Hotline

AK Elder Abuse Hotline

AK Department of Health and Social Services Parent Hotline

AK Department of Health and Social Services Senior Hotline

800-478-4444

800-478-9996

800-643-KIDS (5437)

800-478-6065