SDS Resources

AbleNet  Products and ideas that make teaching students with disabilities easy, fun and fulfilling.

Alaska Works Initiative  A tool for people with disabilities, benefit planners, service providers, employers and others to access current information about employment and benefits planning services

Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority  Info 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  A membership organization dedicated to providing resources to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and families

American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities  Education and information on recent developments in the developmental disabilities community and the latest AAIDD initiatives

Catholic Community Services  Senior service organization serving Southeast Alaska with transportation services, meals at the senior center and delivered to homes

Center for Continuing Education in Rehabilitation  Info from University of Washington on supported employment and how to assist customers with employment ventures

College of Direct Support  An internet-based college for direct support professionals

Down Syndrome Health Issues  News and information regarding Down Syndrome

Dynavox  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  Consulting practice in Virginia dedicated to supporting people who experience disabilities

Performance Health  Rehabilitation equipment and supplies

Research and Training Center on Disability in Rural Communities  Manual for helping customers with disabilities start businesses

Rendezvous Senior Day Services  Ketchikan-based senior services organization which offers low income and senior housing, a medical equipment loan closet and a senior day program

School Specialty  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  Helping parents, teachers, therapists, doctors, and others learn about and understand Sensory Processing Disorder

Southeast Alaska Independent Living  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  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  Information on legal advocacy and guardianship services for vulnerable adults and elders

University of Alaska Anchorage, Center for Human Development  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