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Disabilities

Developmental Delay


Access Nebraska

Select self-screening to see what programs you may want to consider applying for. Select the programs you want to apply for and submit the application online with an electonic signature.


Assistive Technology for All

AT4ALL is a free service from the Assistive Technology Partnership. AT4ALL has a variety of equipment available for all of your needs. Equipment available includes computers wheelchairs scooters walkers personal care items items for vision and hearing impairments hospital beds and adapted vehicles. At AT4ALL you can find equipment for loan for sale or for giveaway. You can also find equipment from local lending program to try out before you buy it.


CHIRS Consumer Health Information Resource Service

Need information to guide decisions about your health or the health of a family member or friend The McGoogan Library of Medicine provides such information to Nebraska residents free of charge through their Consumer Health Information Resource Service CHIRS. A Health Sciences Librarian will research your condition and provide a tailored package of information that may include Journal Articles Book Chapters Pamphlets and Web Resources. CHIRS information is provided for informational purposes only. Consult with your health care provider for specific medical questions. To request health information contact CHIRS or email them at askusunmc.edu or contact your local public library.


Cognitive and Developmental Disabilities Resources Resources

This comprehensive list of resources is provided by the Waisman Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Developmental Delay Registry DDR

Dedicated to meeting the needs of those working with children who have developmental delays in sensory motor language social and emotional areas. DDR publicizes research and maintains a registry tracking possible trends. They also provide a network for parents and professionals and current information after the diagnosis to support children with special needs.


Developmental Disabilities

This HHS resource provides information about Nebraskas system for persons with developmental disabilities tips and educational materials and links to related sites.


Family Village

Family Village - This comprehensive site integrates information resources and communication opportunities on the Internet for persons with cognitive and other disabilities their families and those that provide them services and supports.


Health Central

The HealthCentral Network Inc. has a collection of owned and operated Web sites and multimedia affiliate properties providing timely in-depth trusted medical information personalized tools and resources and connections to a vast community of leading experts and patients for people seeking to manage and improve their health.


Housing.ne.gov

The Assistive Technology Partnership hosts this housing listing and locator service that will provide easy access to information about housing opportunities throughout Nebraska. The service allows Nebraskans to locate available housing that best fits their needs either through the web site or 1-888-806-6287. Individuals will be able to easily search for housing using a wide variety of search criteria access other helpful websites as well as tools for renters including an affordability calculator a rental checklist and renter rights and responsibilities information - also provides information on supportive services throughout the State especially those services linked to housing needs.


The National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities NICHCY

The National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities NICHCY - This comprehensive site provides information on disabilities and disability-related issues for families educators and other professionals. They focus on children and youth birth to age 22. This NICHCY site and their publications are available in Spanish.


The Waisman Center

The Waisman Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is one of 14 national centers dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about human development and developmental disabilities through research and practice. Their programs involve research service training and outreach.


Whats Up Newsletter

The Whats Up newsletter is published three times each year by the Early Childhood Training Center in collaboration with the Nebraska Department of Education. Download copies beginning with Fall 1995.

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