Groups/People! – Disabilities

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AHEDD 412-381-3313 900 Sarah Street, Suite 202, Pittsburgh, PA 15203 www.ahedd.org AHEDD is a private non-profit organization with a mission to serve the community as a catalyst in the employment and development of persons with disabilities.

ARC-Allegheny 412-995-5000 711 Bingham Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Provides information about local community homes; community-based employment opportunities for individuals with a variety of disabilities, early intervention programs, and occupational, physical and speech/language therapy services.

Blindness and Visual Services Bureau 412) 565-5240

Kossman Building, Forbes and Stanwix St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Services include vocational rehabilitation, orientation and mobility instruction, rehabilitation teaching, adjustment to blindness counseling, adaptive aids and devices, and information and referral.

Three Rivers Center for Independent Living 412-371-7700

900 Rebecca Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15221 http://www.trcil.org A Center for Independent Living (CIL) is a non-residential, non-profit, community-based human service agency. Its purpose is to enable people with disabilities to lead self-directed and productive lives within the community.

The Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf 412-244-4228
300 East Swissvale Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15218 WPSD provides tuition-free educational services to deaf and hard of hearing students from preschool through twelfth grade. Includes comprehensive academic curriculum and opportunities for mainstreaming.

Disabled Handicapped: Disabilities Law Project (412) 391-5225

429 4th Ave # 1901 Pittsburgh, PA 15219 http://www.elc-pa.org

Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania (412) 391-5225

TDD- (412) 467-8940 Fax- (412) 391-4496 429 4th Avenue, Suite 1901

Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1505 drnpa-pgh@drnpa.org (DRN) is a statewide, non–profit corporation designated as the federally–mandated organization to advance and protect the civil rights of all adults and children with disabilities.

Raise Up 1-866-668-2250(Voice/TTY) Project for people with disabilities,

info@raise-up.org job placement/training

Kittaning Disabilities Investigative Group (DIG) – 724-445-3482

Willing to solve problems in Armstrong County employment etc.

Paralyzed Veterans of America – 412-566-2648

Veterans of Foreign Wars – 412-231-9365

Vietnam Veterans – 412-464-9977

Pennsylvania Protection and Advocacy – 412-434-5705

Autism Advisory Board – 800-827-9385

SHHH (Self Help for Hard of Hearing People – Pittsburgh Chapter)
http://www.pa-shhh.org/chapters/Pittsburgh.html
A volunteer, non-sectarian, educational organization of hard of hearing people and their friends that is devoted to the well-being and interests of those who cannot hear well but are committed to participating in a hearing world

Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped – 412.687.2440

(toll-free in PA) – 800.242.0586 4724 Baum Boulevard, 15213

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