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Federal & federally funded information resources.

The federal government supports many clearinghouses, information centers, and institutes that focus on specific topics. In addition to publishing and distributing extensive free material on disability-related subjects, many of the clearinghouses, centers, and institutes also provide referrals to local resources. For more information on federal and federally-funded information resources, contact:

* NICHCY (National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities), PO Box 1492, Washington, DC 20013-1492; (800) 695-0285 (V/TDD); (202) 884-8200 (V/TDD); (202) 884-8441 (fax).

* NARIC (National Rehabilitation Information Center), 1010 Wayne Ave., Ste. 800, Silver Spring, 20910; (800) 346-2742; (301) 562-2400; (301) 495-5626 (TDD); (301) 562-2401 (fax).

* NHIC (National Health Information Center), PO Box 1133, Washington, DC 20013-1133; (800) 336-4797; (301) 984-4256 (fax).

USING THIS DIRECTORY

When available, World Wide Web sites and e-mail addresses have been included. Web sites include the standard http:// before each address. E-mail addresses are indicated by the symbol, *. (Unless otherwise indicated, all telephone numbers are for voice only.)
ACCESSIBILITY

The Access Board
1331 F. St., NW, Ste. #1000
Washington, DC 20004-1111
(800) 872-2253
(800) 993-2822 (TDD)
(202) 272-0080
(202) 272-0082 (TDD)
(202) 272-0081 (fax)
* info@access-board.gov
http://www.access-board.gov
Federal agency committed to accessible
design.

National Center on Accessibility
2805 East 10th St, Suite 190
Bloomington, IN 46038
(812) 856-4422 (voice)
(812) 856-4421 (TDD)
* nca@indiana.edu
http://www.ncaonline.org
Provides training/technical assistance
and research on access to
parks, recreation and tourism.

AIDS

Centers for Disease Control
(CDC) National Prevention
Information Network
PO Box 6003
Rockville, MD 20849-6003
(800) 458-5231
(800) 243-7012 (TDD)
(888) 282-7681 (fax)
(301) 562-1098 (International line)
(301) 588-1589 (International TDD)
(301) 562-1058 (International
fax)
* info@cdcnpin.org
http://www.cdcnpin.org

CDC National STD and AIDS
Hotlines
(800) 227-8922
(800) 342-2437 (English)
(800) 344-7432 (Spanish)
(800) 243-7889 (TDD)
http://www.ashastd.org
http://www.iwannaknow.org

ALLERGY & INFECTIOUS
DISEASES

National Institute of Allergy &
Infectious Diseases
Office of Communication and
Public Liaison
Bldg. 31, Rm. 7A-50
31 Center Dr., MSC 2520
Bethesda, MD 20892-2520
(301) 496-5717
(301) 402-0120 (fax)
* ocpostoffice@niaid.nih.gov
http://www.niaid.nih.gov

ARTS

National Arts & Disability Center
Tarjan Center for Developmental
Disabilities
300 UCLA Medical Plaza, Ste. #3310
Los Angeles, CA 90095-6967
(310) 794-1141
(310) 794-1143 (fax)
* oraynor@mednet.ucla.edu
* bstoffmacher@mednet.ucla.edu

http://nadc.ucla.edu

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY &
REHABILITATION EQUIPMENT

ABLEDATA
8630 Fenton St., Ste. 930
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(800) 227-0216
(301) 608-8998
(301) 608-8912 (TDD)
(301) 608-8958 (fax)
* abledata@macroint.com
http://www.abledata.com

CANCER

Cancer Information Service
National Cancer Institute
NIH Dept. of Health
and Human Services
6116 Executive Blvd.
Room 3036A
Bethesda, MD 20892-8322
(800) 422-6237
(800) 332-8615 (TDD)
(301) 402-2594 (fax)
http://www.nci.nih.gov

DIABETES

National Diabetes Information
Clearinghouse
1 Information Way
Bethesda, MD 20892-3560
(800) 860-8747
(301) 654-3327
(301) 907-8906 (fax)
* ndic@info.niddk.nih.gov
http://www.niddk.nih.gov

DIGESTIVE DISEASES

National Digestive Diseases
Information Clearinghouse
2 information Way
Bethesda, MD 20892-3570
(800) 891-5389
(301) 654-3810
(301) 907-8906 (fax)
* ndic@info.niddk.nih.gov
http://www.niddk.nih.gov

DISABILITIES

DisabilityInfo.Gov
http://www.disability.gov
Federal website of disability.
related government resources
including information and links to
other sites on: employment, education,
housing, transportation,
health, income, support, technology,
community, life, and civil
rights

NICHCY (National Information
Center for Children
& Youth with Disabilities)
PO Box 1492
Washington, DC 20013-1492
(800) 695-0285 (voice/TDD)
(202) 884-8200 (voice/TDD)
(202) 884-8441 (fax)
* nichcy@aed.org
http://www.nichcy.org

EDUCATION

ERIC Clearinghouse on
Disabilities & Gifted Children
Council for Exceptional Children
1110 N. Glebe Rd.
Arlington, VA 22201
(800) 328-0272 (voice/TDD)
* ericec@cec.sped.org
http://ericec.org

(NAEYC) National Association for
the Education of Young Children
1509 16th St. NW
Washington, DC 20036-1426
(800) 424-2460
(202) 232-8777
(202) 328-1846 (fax)
* pubaff@aeyc.org
http://www.naeyc.org

American Council on Education
The Geo. Washington University
HEATH Resource Center
2121 K St. NW, Ste. 220
Washington, DC 20037
(800) 544-3284 (voice/TDD)
(202) 939-9300 (voice/TDD)
(202) 973-0908 (fax)
* askheath@heath.gwu.edu
http://www.heath-resourcecenter.org

Federal Resource Center for
Special Education
Academy for Educational
Development
1825 Connecticut Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 884-8215
(202) 884-8200 (TDD)
(202) 884-8443 (fax)
* joppenh@acd.org
http://www.dssc.org/frc

Office of Special Education &
Rehabilitation Services
US Department of Education
330 C St., SW
Switzer Bldg., Rm. 3006
Washington, DC 20202
(202) 205-5465
(800) 437-0833 (TDD)
(202) 205-9252 (fax)
* osers.oas@ed.gov
http://www.ed.gov/offices/OSERS

EMPLOYMENT

Job Accommodation Network
West Virginia University
PO Box 6080
Morgantown, WV 26506-6080
(800) 232-9675 (voice/TDD)
(800) 526-7234 (voice/TDD)
(304) 293-5407 (fax)
* jan@jan.icdi.wvu.edu
http://janweb.icdi.wvu.edu

Office of Disability Employment
Policy--US Dept. of Labor
200 Constitution Avenue
Washington, DC 20210
(202) 693-7880
(202) 693-7881 (TDD)
(202) 693-7888 (fax)
http://www.dol.gov/odep

FAMILY HEALTH

Agency for Health Care
Research and Quality
2101 E. Jefferson St., Suite 501
Rockville, MD 20852
(301) 594-1364
* info@ahrq.gov
http://www.ahrq.gov

National Center for Education in
Maternal & Child Health
2000 15th St. N., Ste. 701
Arlington, VA 22201-2617
(703) 524-7802
(703) 524-9335 (fax)
* info@ncemch.org
http://www.ncemch.org

US Dept. of Health & Human Svcs.
Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC)
National Center for Health
Statistics
Division of Data Services
6525 Belcrest Rd.
Hyattsville, MD 20782-2003
(301) 458-4636
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs

National Health Information
Center (NHIC)
PO Box 1133
Washington, DC 20013-1133
(800) 336-4797
(301) 567-4167 (Maryland only)
(301) 984-4256 (fax)
* info@nhic.org
http://www.healthfinder.gov
http://www.health.gov/nhic
Health information referral services
linking consumers and health professionals
with organizations which can
best answer their questions.

National Institute of Child Health
& Human Development
NICHD Clearinghouse
PO Box 3006
Rockville, MD 20847
(800) 370-2943
(301) 984-1473 (fax)
* NICHDclearinghouse@
mail.nih.gov
http://www.nichd.nih.gov

National Institutes of Health
(NIH)
Office of Rare Diseases
61 CD Executive Blvd.
Rm. 3B-01, MSC 7518
Bethesda, MD 20892
(301) 402-4336
(301) 480-9665 (fax)
* ord@od.nih.gov
http://rarediseases.info.nih.gov

HRSA Information Center
2070 Chain Bridge Rd., Ste. 450
Vienna, VA 22182
(888) 275-4772
(703) 442-9051
(877) 489-4772 (TDD)
(703) 821-2098 (fax)
* ask@hrsa.gov
http://www.ask.hrsa.gov
Info. on oral health, primary healthcare,
community health resources,
maternal and child health

HEARING IMPAIRMENTS

National Deaf Education Network
and Clearinghouse
KDES PAS-6
800 Florida Ave. NE
Washington, DC 20002-3695
(202) 651-5031
(202) 651-5636 (TDD)
(202) 651-5101 (fax)
* Clearinghouse.infotogo@
gallaudet.edu
http://clerccenter.gallaudetedu/In
foToGo/

National Institute on Deafness &
Other Communication Disorders
Information Clearinghouse
1 Communication Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20892-3456
(800) 241-1044
(800) 241-1055 (TDD)
(301) 770-8977 (fax)
* nidcdinfo@nidcd.nih.gov
http://www.nidcd.nih.gov

HEART, LUNG, AND BLOOD
DISORDERS

National Heart, Lung, & Blood
Institute Information Center
Attention Web Site
PO Box 30105
Bethesda, MD 20824-0105
(301) 592-8573
(240) 629-3255 (TDD)
(301) 592-8563 (fax)
* nhlbinfo@rover.nhlb.gov
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov

HOUSING

Housing & Urban Development
PO Box 23268
Washington, DC 20026-3268
(800) 245-2691
(800) 927-7589 (TDD)
(301) 708-9981 (fax)
http://www.huduser.org
http://www.hud.gov/groups/disa
bilities.cfm

KIDNEY AND UROLOGIC
DISEASES

National Kidney & Urologic
Diseases Information
Clearinghouse
3 Information Way
Bethesda, MD 20892-3580
(301) 654-4415
(800) 891-5390
(301) 907-8906 (fax)
* nkudic@info.niddk.nih.gov
http://www.niddk.nih.gov

MENTAL HEALTH

(KEN) National Mental
Health Services Knowledge
Exchange Network
PO Box 42490
Washington, DC 20015
(800) 789-2647
(301) 984-8796 (fax)
* ken@mentalhealth.org
http://www.mentalhealth.org

Research and Training
Center on Family Support
and Children's Mental
Health
Regional Research Institute
Portland State University
PO Box 751
Portland, OR 97207-0751
(503) 725-4040
(503) 725-4180 (fax)
* rtcinfo@rri.pdx.edu
http://www.rtc.pdx.edu

MUSCULOSKELETAL
& SKIN DISEASES

National Institute of
Arthritis & Musculoskeletal
and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
National Institutes of Health
1 AMS Cir.
Bethesda, MD 20892-3675
(877) 22-NIAMS (226-4267)
(301) 495-4484
(301) 565-2966 (TDD)
(301) 718-6366 (fax)
* NIAMSINFO@mail.nih.gov
http://www.niams.nih.gov

NEUROLOGICAL
DISORDERS

National Institute
of Neurological Disorders
& Stroke (NINDS)
PO Box 5801
Bethesda, MD 20824
(800) 352-9424
(301) 496-5751
(301) 402-2186 (fax)
* braininfo@ninds.nih.gov
http://www.ninds.nih.gov

ORAL HELTH

National Oral Health
Information Clearinghouse
1 NOHIC Way
Bethesda, MD 20892-3500
(301) 402-7364
(301) 656-7581 (TDD)
(301) 907-8830 (fax)
* nohic@nidcr.nih.gov
http://www.nohic.nidcr.nih.
gov

PRIMARY CARE

National Clearinghouse for
Primary Care Information
PO Box 2910
Merrifield, VA 22116
(800) 400-2742
(703) 566-4831 (TDD)
(703) 821-2098 (fax)
* ask@hrsa.gov
http://www.bphc.hrsa.
dhhs.gov

REHABILITATION

NARIC (National Rehabilitation
Information Center)
4200 Forbes Blvd., Ste. 202
Lanham, MD 20706
(800) 346-2742
(301) 459-5900 (voice)
(301) 459-4263 (fax/TDD)
* naricinfo@heitechservices.com
http://www.naric.com

TRANSITIONING

National Center on
Secondary Education and
Transition
Institute on Community
Integration
University of Minnesota
6 Pattee Hall
150 Pillsbury Drive SE
Minneapolis MN 55455
612-624-2097 (phone)
612-624-9344 (fax)
* ncset@umn.edu
http://www.ncset.org

VISUAL IMPAIRMENTS

National Eye Institute
31 Center Dr., MSC 2510
Bldg. 31, Rm. 6A-32
Bethesda, MD 20892-2510
(301) 496-5248
(301) 402-1065 (fax)
* 2020@nei.nih.gov
http://www.nei.nih.gov

OTHER FEDERAL RESOURCES

These federal resources can provide information on programs,
services, and related laws and regulations.

Dept. of Health
& Human Services
Admin. For Children and
Families
Admin. on Developmental
Disabilities (ADD)
370 L'Enfant Promenade, SW
Room 300F
Washington, DC 20447
(202) 690-6590
(202) 690-6904 (fax)
http://www.ad.dhhs.gov/
programs/add/

Department of the Interior
National Park Service
1849 C St. NW
Washington, DC 20240
(202) 208-4747
(202) 219-0910 (fax)
http://www.nps.gov

National Center on Birth
Defects and
Developmental Disabilities
4770 Buford Hwy., NE
Mailstop F-15
Atlanta, GA 30341
(770) 488-7400
(770) 488-7361 (fax)
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd

National Council on
Disability
1331 F St. NW, Ste. 850
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 272-2004
(202) 272-2074 (TDD)
(202) 270-2022 (fax)
* mquigley@ncd.gov
http://www.ncd.gov

National Library Service for
the Blind & Physically
Handicapped
Library of Congress
Reference Sec.
1291 Taylor St. NW
Washington, DC 20542
(202) 707-5100
(202) 707-0744 (TDD)
(202) 7070-0712 (fax)
* nls@loc.gov
http://www.loc.gov/nls

Office for Fair Housing &
Equal Opportunity
Department of Housing &
Urban Development
451 7th St. SW
Washington, DC 20410
(202) 708-1112
(202) 275-1455 (TDD)
http://www.hud.gov

President's Committee
on Mental Retardation
370 L'Enfant Promenade SW
Aerospace Bldg.,Ste. 701
Washington, DC 20447
(202) 619-0634
(202) 205-9519 (fax)
* pcmr@acf.hhs.gov
http://www.acf.dhhs.gov/p
rograms/pcmr

Social Security
Administration
Office of Public Inquiry
6401 Security Blvd.
Windsor Park Bldg.
Baltimore, MD 21235
(800) 772-1213
(800) 325-0778 (TDD)
http://www.ssa.gov

CANADA

Office for Disability Issues
Human Resources
Development, Canada
25 Eddy St., Ste. 100
Gatineau, PQ K1A OM5
(800) 269-9607 (Can. only)
(800) 465-7735 (TDD)
(819) 953-4797 (fax)
* disability@communication.ga.ca
http://www.hrdc-drhc.gc.ca
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