Access Homes NC
Karen Barbour is a Disability Housing Specialist with a broad background in disabilities. She specializes in Accessible Homes and Universal Designed homes in the Raleigh, Cary, Chapel Hill, Durham and RTP area of North Carolina. Karen has vast knowledge the rights of the disabled. She is fluent in ASL (American Sign Language).
Port City Elevators
Port City Elevator, Inc. installs and services residential and light commercial elevators, dumbwaiters, Stairlifts, Platform lifts, and other accessibility equipment. As a licensed and insured provider, we bring over 20 years of combined experience in working with architects, general contractors, home owners, and planners to ensure the right product is installed to meet your needs.
Resources for Seniors
Provides home- and community-based services and information in the Wake County area so that they can maximize their choices for independence, comfort, safety, security and well-being. They provide information and support for decision-making, and also direct services such as home care, adult day care, senior centers.
Refinance Mortgage Rates for People with Disabilities
This guide seeks to provide the relevant and essential resources needed to navigate the myriad of red tape and sometimes rigid processes regularly associated with real estate purchases for the disabled.
A Place for Mom
A nationwide information service about eldercare options including nursing homes, assisted living facilities, adult family homes, independent living and home care agencies. Provides information and options that meet a loved one’s stated needs and preferences. No cost to families. Contact Lesa Brown.
North Carolina Assistive Technology Program
The North Carolina Assistive Technology Program (NCATP) is a state and federally funded program that provides assistive technology services statewide to people of all ages and abilities. These devices are designed to assist with everyday functions including mobility, learning, speech, hearing, vision and many others. NCATP allows people to demo these devices at their AT Centers. The centers have training seminars, demo and loan programs, and a trading post where people can exchange devices.
Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing
Dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military service personnel and veterans through fly fishing and fly tying education and outings.
UnitedHealthCare Children’s Foundation – Grants Available!
The UnitedHealthCare Children’s foundation has grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to parents and legal guardians of disabled children for health care services and medical equipment inadequately covered by insurance.
Arts Access of Raleigh
A nonprofit organization based in Raleigh, NC, Art Access of Raleigh makes the Arts accessible to people with disabilities throughout the Triangle area of North Carolina. Specifically, they provide audio description for theatre patrons who are blind or have low vision, refer arts administrators to sign language interpreters, and provide accessibility training to arts organizations and arts accessibility information to the public.
Special Olympics of North Carolina
The Special Olympics organization provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
Miracle League of the Triangle
This is quite a special organization, whose sole mission is to provide opportunities to all children with special needs to play baseball regardless of their abilities. They have constructed special facilities that meet the unique needs of players and their families. If you have a child with special needs, or would like to participate in one of their game events, feel free to reach out.
The Brain Injury Association of North Carolina
(919) 833-9634 or 800.377.1464
The BIANC develops, supports, and/or administers programs, services, and activities that make a difference in the lives of men, women, and children and military and veterans who have been affected by the trauma of brain injury. Sadler has been an ongoing supporter of their annual walk-a-thon.
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Eastern North Carolina
For over 40 years the Eastern North Carolina Chapter has remained committed to providing quality programs and services, raising vital research dollars and improving the lives of the more than 4,900 individuals living with MS in eastern North Carolina.
Administration on Aging
Administration on Aging (AoA) is to help elderly individuals maintain their dignity and independence in their homes and communities through comprehensive, coordinated, and cost effective systems of long-term care, and livable communities across the U.S.
Division of Services for the Blind
Help people in North Carolina who are blind or visually impaired remain independent and find jobs.
(919) 733-9822 or 866-222-1546
Library Services for Readers with Visual or Physical Disabilities
Operated by the State Library of NC, it loans books and magazines especially made for people who cannot use standard print materials due to a visual or physical disability.
(919)733-4376 or 888-388-2460
NC Division of Services for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing
A statewide network of programs providing a wide variety of services to Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deaf-Blind people.
(919)874-2212 V/TTY or 800-851-6099 V/TTY
NC Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services
An organization for North Carolinians with significant disabilities. Provides an array of services including providing an alternative to institutionalization, improve functioning in one’s family, home and community and assist in preparing a person for a vocational rehabilitation program.
(919)855-3500 or TTY (919)855-3579