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National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center is an employer organization and comprehensive resource for disability best practices.
National Council on Disability (NCD) is an independent federal agency charged with advising the President, Congress, and other federal agencies regarding policies, programs, practices, and procedures that affect people with disabilities.
Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) is the only non-regulatory federal agency that promotes policies and coordinates with employers and all levels of government to increase workplace success for people with disabilities.
State and Local Resources
Braille and Talking Book Library (BTBL) provides library service to any resident of the United States or American citizen living abroad who is unable to read or use regular print materials as a result of temporary or permanent visual or physical limitation.
Bureau of Services for Blind Persons (BSBP) provides training and other services for people who are blind or visually impaired to achieve employment and independence.
Client Assistance Program (CAP) advises and informs clients, client applicants, and other individuals with disabilities of all the available services and benefits under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and of the services and benefits available to them under Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Disability Benefits 101 (DB101) provides information about benefits programs, work incentives, rules regarding work, and how to avoid common pitfalls. Short videos breakdown complexities, provide facts for informed decision making, and show how work can help individuals with disabilities achieve financial independence. DB101 is a free and confidential resource.
Great Lakes ADA Center increases awareness and knowledge with the ultimate goal of achieving voluntary compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act through provision of customized training, expert assistance, and dissemination of information developed by various sources, including the federal agencies responsible for enforcement of the ADA.
Incompass Michigan (formerly MARO) is a statewide network of mission driven organizations promoting community access and inclusion for people with disabilities and other barriers.
Michigan Career and Technical Institute (MCTI) is a post-secondary vocational and technical training center for adults with disabilities in Michigan.
Michigan Department of Civil Rights Division on Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing concentrates on helping to improve the lives of Michigan's Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing citizens.
Michigan School for the Deaf is a public K–12 school for deaf children in Flint, Michigan.
Michigan Works! Service Centers provides services and support to Michigan’s workforce development system.