Helpful Websites

Health Care

Education

Disabled Student Services

Career/Work Training

Housing/Community Living

  • Housing (Refer to Section 8 Housing in Los Angeles) -- Information on Government affordable housing, including how to apply, criteria to qualify, and contact information
  • Independent Living Centers
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development -- Information about housing options, services and programs to help you get affordable and appropriate housing; also has a national database on accessible rental apartments
  • The National Information Center for Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY) -- Information for both people with disabilities and their families as well as information on organizations that provide advice and assistance
  • USATechGuide -- Links to sports and recreational activities/clubs/organizations in your city and community
  • L.A. Parks and Recreation -- Directory of parks and other recreational facilities in California, with information on special events and days

Transition Information

General Information

  • Disability.gov -- Federal government’s website for people with disabilities, their families, employers and other professionals
  • Spina Bifida Association -- Information on Spina Bifida, many links to helpful websites, scholarship opportunities and more
  • Kids as Self-Advocates -- A national network of youth with disabilities and needs
  • Disability Network Inc. -- A support community with social dating links, job resources and social support groups in the form of chat rooms and other organizations