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AIR Austin - Knowbility
Provides access to educational and employment opportunities in information technology to people with disabilities. Also provides training and consulting to businesses to help them make their products and services more accessible on-line.

Any Baby Can
To enhance the lives of children with disabilities or other special health care needs: ABC works to ensure that "Any Baby Can reach maximum potential."

Arc of the Capital Area
Founded by parents concerned about the exclusion of their children with mental retardation from public schools. Also assists individuals with developmental disabilities to realize all rights and opportunities for full participation in the community.

The Assistive and Instructional Technology Lab - UT Austin
To increase the independence, productivity, and integration of people with developmental disabilities into community life through a program of training, service delivery, technical assistance, applied research, and information dissemination.

The ATSTAR Project
As a result of the ATSTAR program, students with disabilities and learning differences will have equal access to technology-enriched education and competitive employment.

Austin Area Association of Speech-Language Pathologists

Austin-Travis County MHMR Center / Integral Care
Coordinating an integrated array of quality community-based services for people whose lives are affected by mental disabilities, substance abuse, and children's developmental and emotional problems.

Capital Metro MetroAccess Special Transit Services
Meeting the ever growing and changing transportation needs of a significant number of transit passengers with disabilities.

Easter Seals - Central Texas
Since 1947 Easter Seals-Central Texas has been creating solutions and changing lives of children and adults with disabilities.

Family Eldercare
Volunteer supporting the elderly and disabled by becoming Guardian Advocates or donating a few hours each month.

GoodwheelChairs.org
Austin-based non-profit which takes donations of wheelchairs, power chairs, and mobility scooters and refurbishes them. We return them back to the communities who need them at a reasonable cost.

Knowbility
Knowbility promotes barrier-free Information Technology - creating greater access to I.T. opportunities for youth and adults with disabilities.

Mary Lee Foundation
To provide diverse programs to persons with special needs to help them become more productive and independent.

Mayor's Committee for People with Disabilities
The committee's purpose is to encourage, assist and enable persons to participate in the social and economic life of the City, achieve maximum personal independence, become gainfully employed, and enjoy fully and use public and private facilities.

Meals on Wheels and More
The mission of Meals on Wheels and More is to nourish and enrich the lives of the homebound and disabled through services promoting dignity and independent living.

Texas Assistive Technology Partnership (TATP)
The Texas Technology Access Project and its counterparts in other states to conduct policy level advocacy and other broad reaching activities that will reduce systemic barriers and make assistive technology more accessible.

Texas Association of the Deaf
For persons who are deaf or hard of hearing. Provides information and education including surveys and studies to bring the viewpoint on various issues affecting the lives who are deaf or hard of hearing at all levels of the community.

Texas Parent to Parent
Supports and empowers families to be advocates for their children with disabilities, chronic illness and other special needs through parent to parent support, connections with appropriate resources and raising awareness about the needs of our families.

Texas School for the Deaf
To provide a community of role models where communication access and accommodations to succeed are available to ensure that all children reach their potential.

Texas School for the Deaf Foundation
A 501c3 organization dedicated to supporting Texas School for the Deaf

Texas Veteran's Commission
A State agency that assists veterans, their dependents and survivors in filing claims for U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs compensation, pension, death benefits, educational assistance, home loans, insurance, hospitalization and outpatient care.

Volunteer Council for the Austin State School / Supported Living Center
A residential training center for adults with mental retardation, multiple disabilities or severe developmental disabilities. Volunteers help increase residents' social skills and self-esteem. Some volunteers assist in raising funds.

VSA arts of Texas
Making cultural arts accessible to people with disabilities.

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