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About One Hand Typing

Learn to type, keyboard and use a computer with the speed of a professional, or just for fun, with only one hand, with, or without adaptive equipment. If you are temporarily able or have a disability caused by amputation, birth defect, stroke, brain injury, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, or other, One Hand Typing offers ideas, insights, inspiration, and insider assistance to excel with single handed issues, especially keyboarding and typing.

American Council of the Blind

American Foundation for the Blind

Blindness Support Services

Provides services that make a difference in the lives of blind and visually impaired persons by providing vital skills to help increase employment, independence, productivity and quality of life.

Brain Injury Association

Californians for Disability Rights 
"Together…for access, for justice, for equality, for independence."

Center for Assistive Technology 
Provides education to increase knowledge about assistive devices. Operates project LINK, a service that links
consumers with assistive device companies related to their needs. 

Community Access Center

Providing services to people with Disabilities in Riverside County.

Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program

The Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program (DDTP) is a California State mandated program  that distributes telecommunications equipment and services for individuals certified as having functional limitations of hearing, vision, mobility, speech and/or interpretation of information through the California Telephone Access Program (CTAP).

Disabled American Veterans

Building better lives for America's disabled veterans.

Disabled Business Persons Association

The non-profit Disabled Business Persons Association was founded in 1985 by successful business owners and professionals with disabilities.  It is an all-volunteer organization, based at San Diego State University and provides free rehabilitation, self-employment and business information and assistance to enterprising individuals with disabilities, as well as career and business counseling, nationwide.
National Center for the Dissemination of Disability Research

Disability Rights Advocates

A non-profit legal center dedicated to protecting the civil and human rights of people with disabilities.

Guide to Wheelchair Selections 
On-Line guide to wheelchair selection from the Paralyzed Veterans of America. 

Inland Caregiver Resource Center 
Offers a variety of supportive services to help families and communities master the challenges of caregiving.

Multiple Sclerosis Society 

National Federation of the Blind 
Provides public education about blindness, information and referral services, scholarships, literature and publications, aids and appliances and other adaptive equipment for the blind, advocacy services and protection of civil rights.

Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic 
Membership entitles members to unlimited access to library of more than 98,000 audio books in specialized formats in a broad variety of subjects, from literature and history to math and the sciences, at all academic levels, from kindergarten through post-graduate and professional.

Self Help for Hard of Hearing People 
Information on dealing with hearing loss. 

Spinal Cord Injury Assoc. 

State Independent Living Council 
The mission of the SLIC is to maximize the opportunities for independence for persons with disabilities through the
enhancement of a system of independent living services. 

Stroke Association

Stroke Recovery Center
Located in Palm Springs, free Stroke Recovery Center services include physical, speech, occupational and recreation therapy, socialization with other stroke survivors, support groups and respite for caregivers.

Support Coalition International's MindFreedom.org

Through the Looking Glass

A nationally recognized center that has pioneered research, training, and services for families in which a child, parent or grandparent has a disability or medical issue.