National toll-free numbers.

The following is a selected list of toll-free numbers for national organizations concerned with disability and children’s issues. There are also many national disability organizations providing services and information which do not have toll-free numbers.

Note:
Telephone numbers are designated either Voice (V) or Text Telephone (TTY), indicating their accessibility to TTY users. Spanish-language resources are also indicated.
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AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) 

Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund ADA Technical
Assistance Information Line
1(800) 466-4232       (V/TTY)

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
1(800) 669-3362       (V)
1(800) 800-3302       (TTY)

Job Accommodation Network
1(800) 526-7234       (V/TTY)
1(800) 232-9675       (V/TTY; ADA Information)

U.S. Architectural and Transportation Barriers
Compliance Board — Access Board
1(800) 872-2253       (V)
1(202) 272-5449       (TTY)
1(800) 993-2822       (TTY)

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban
Development — HUD User
1(800) 245-2691       (V)
ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY/DEVICES 

AbleNet
1(800) 322-0956       (V)

Apple Office for Special Education Material
1(800) 732-3131      , ext. 950 (V)

AT&T Accessible Communications Product
Center
1(800) 233-1222       (V)
1(800) 896-9032       (TTY)

IBM Special Needs Information Referral Center
1(800) 426-4832       (V)
1(800) 284-4833       (TTY)

TECHKNOWLEDGE
1(800) 726-9119
1(404) 894-4960       (V; Atlanta Metro Area)
BLINDNESS/VISUAL IMPAIRMENTS 

American Council of the Blind
1(800) 424-8666       (V/TTY)

American Foundation for the Blind
1(800) 232-5463

Blind Children’s Center
1(800) 222-3566       (V)
1(800) 222-3567       (V; in CA)

Hadley School for the Blind
1(800) 323-4238       (V)

Job Opportunities for the Blind
1(800) 638-7518       (V)
1(410) 659-9314       (V; in MD)

Lighthouse National Center for Vision and
Child Development
1(800) 334-5497       (V)
1(212) 821-9713       (TTY)

National Association of Parents of the
Visually Impaired
1(800) 562-6265

National Society to Prevent Blindness
1(800) 331-2020       (V)

Recording for the Blind
1(800) 221-4792       (V)

The Foundation Fighting Blindness
1(800) 683-5555       (V)
1(410) 785-1414       (V; in MD)
1(410) 785-9687       (TTY)
1(800) 683-5551       (TTY)
BURNS 

Phoenix Society
1(800) 888-2876       (V)
CANCER

Cancer Information and Counseling Line
1(800) 525-3777       (V)

Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation
1(800) 366-2223       (V)

National Cancer Information Service
1(800) 422-6237       (V; English/Spanish)
CHILD ABUSE

Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and
Neglect/Family Violence Information
1(800) 394-3366       (V)

National Resource Center on Child Sexual Abuse
1(800) 543-7006       (V)
COMMUNICATION DISORDERS

National Institute on Deafness and Other
Communication Disorders Clearinghouse
1(800) 241-1044       (V)
1(800) 241-1055       (TTY)
CRANIOFACIAL SYNDROMES 

Children’s Craniofacial Association
1(800) 535-3643       (V)

FACES — National Association for the Craniofacially Handicapped
1(800) 332-2373       (V)
DEAFNESS/HEARING IMPAIRMENTS 

American Society for Deaf Children
1(800) 942-2732       (V/TTY)

Better Hearing Institute
1(800) 327-9355       (V/TTY)

Deafness Research Foundation
1(800) 535-3323       (V/TTY)
1(212) 684-6559       (V/TTY; in NY)

Hear Now
1(800) 648-4327       (V/TTY)

John Tracy Clinic
1(800) 522-4582       (V/TTY)
1(213) 748-5481       (V; in 213 area)
1(213) 747-2924       (TTY; in 213 area)

National Hearing Aid Society
1(800) 521-5247       (V)

National Institute on Deafness and Other
Communication Disorders Clearinghouse
1(800) 241-1044       (V)
1(800) 241-1055       (TTY)

TRIPOD (Information for parents of deaf
children)
1(800) 352-8888       (V/TTY)
1(800) 287-4763       (V/TTY; in CA)
DISABILITY AWARENESS

Kids on the Block
1(800) 368-5437
EDUCATION

American Association for Vocational Instructional Materials
1(800) 228-4689       (V)

Association for Childhood Education International
1(800) 423-3563       (V)

National Center for Research in Vocational
Education
1(800) 762-4093       (V)

National Center for School Leadership
1(800) 643-3205       (V)

U.S. Office of Educational Research and
Improvement
1(800) 424-1616       (V)
EMPLOYMENT 

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
1(800) 669-3362       (V)
1(800) 800-3302       (TTY)

Job Accommodation Network
1(800) 526-7234       (V/TTY)
1(800) 232-9675       (V/TTY; ADA Information)

Job Opportunities for the Blind
1(800) 638-7518
1(410) 659-9314       (V; in MD)
FINANCIAL COUNSELING 

National Foundation for Consumer Credit
1(800) 388-2227       (V)
HOSPICE 

Children’s Hospice International
1(800) 242-4453       (V/TTY)

HOSPICELINK
1(800) 331-1620
1(203) 767-1620       (V; in CT)
INFORMATION SERVICES 

ABLEDATA/National Rehabilitation
Information Clearinghouse
1(800) 346-2742       (V/TTY)

ACCESS ERIC
1(800) 538-3742       (V)

BRS Information Technologies
1(800) 289-4277       (V)

National Easter Seal Society
1(800) 221-6827       (V)
1(312) 726-4258       (TTY)

National Information Center for Children
and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY)
1-800-695-0285       (V/TTY)

National Information Clearinghouse for Infants with Disabilities
and Life Threatening Conditions
1(800) 922-9234      , ext. 201 (V/TTY)
1(800) 922-1107      , ext. 201 (V/TTY; in SC)

ODPHP National Health Information Center
1(800) 336-4797       (V)

Office of Minority Health Resource Center
1(800) 444-6472       (V)
LITERACY 

National Literacy Hotline
1(800) 228-8813       (V)
1(800) 522-9097       (TTY)
MEDICAL/HEALTH DISORDERS 

American Association of Kidney Patients
1(800) 749-2257       (V)

American Brain Tumor Association
1(800) 886-2282

American Diabetes Association
1(800) 582-8323       (V)

American Kidney Fund
1(800) 638-8299       (V)

American Liver Foundation
1(800) 223-0179       (V)

American Lupus Society
1(800) 331-1802       (V)

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
1(800) 727-8462

Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction
Syndrome Association
1(800) 442-3437       (V)

Federal Hill-Burton Free Hospital Care Program
1(800) 638-0742       (V)
1(800) 492-0359       (V; in MD)

Leukemia Society of America
1(800) 955-4572       (V)

Lupus Foundation of America
1(800) 558-0121       (V)
1(800) 558-0231       (V; Spanish)

National Association for Sickle Cell Disease
1(800) 421-8453       (V)

Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children
1(800) 237-5055       (V)
1(800) 282-9161       (V; in FL)

United Ostomy Association
1(800) 826-0826       (V)
MENTAL HEALTH 

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
1(800) 950-6264       (V)

National Clearinghouse on Family Support and
Children’s Mental Health
1(800) 628-1696       (V)

National Mental Health Association
1(800) 969-6642       (V)
MENTAL RETARDATION

American Association on Mental Retardation
1(800) 424-3688       (V)

The Arc
1(800) 433-5255
NUTRITION

Beech-Nut Nutrition Hotline
1(800) 523-6633       (V)

Gerber Consumer Information
1(800) 443-7237       (V)
PHYSICAL DISABILITIES 

National Spinal Cord Injury Hotline
1(800) 526-3456       (V)

Human Growth Foundation
1(800) 451-6434       (V)

Physically Challenged Resource Center
1(800) 255-9877       (V)
RARE SYNDROMES 

Alliance of Genetic Support Groups
1(800) 336-4363       (V)

National Information Center on Orphan Drugs
and Rare Diseases
1(800) 456-3505       (V)

National Organization for Rare Disorders
1(800) 999-6673       (V/TTY)
RECREATION 

Adventures in Movement for the
Handicapped, Inc.
1(800) 332-8210       (V)

Magic Foundation
1(800) 362-4423       (V)

North American Riding for the
Handicapped, Inc.
1(800) 369-7433       (V)

Sunshine Foundation
1(800) 767-1976       (V)
REHABILITATION

Clearinghouse for Rehabilitation and
Technology Information
1(800) 638-8864       (V)
1(800) 852-2892       (TTY)

National Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation
Training Materials
1(800) 223-5219       (V/TTY)

National Rehabilitation Information
Clearinghouse/ABLEDATA
1(800) 346-2742       (V/TTY)
RESPIRATORY DISORDERS 

National Jewish Center for Immunology and
Respiratory Medicine — LUNGLINE
1(800) 222-5864       (V)
RESPITE CARE

Access to Respite Care and Help (ARCH)
National Resource Center, National Respite
Locator Service

RURAL

ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools
1(800) 624-9120       (V)
1(800) 344-6646       (V; in WV)

Rural Institute on Disabilities (Montana Univ.
Affiliated Program)
1(800) 732-0323
SPECIFIC DISABILITIES

Attention Deficit Disorder Association
1(800) 487-2282       (V)

Cleft Palate Foundation
1(800) 242-5338

Cooley’s Anemia Foundation
1(800) 522-7222       (V)

Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Foundation
1(800) 223-8355       (V)
1(800) 753-2357       (V; in CT)

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
1(800) 344-4823       (V)

Epilepsy Foundation of America
1(800) 332-1000       (V)

National Down Syndrome Congress
1(800) 232-6372       (V)

National Down Syndrome Society
1(800) 221-4602       (V)

National Fragile X Foundation
1(800) 688-8765       (V)

National Multiple Sclerosis Society
1(800) 532-7667       (V)

National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation
1(800) 473-2310       (V)

National Reye’s Syndrome Foundation
1(800) 233-7393       (V)

National Tuberous Sclerosis Association
1(800) 225-6872       (V)

Orton Dyslexia Society
1(800) 222-3123       (V)

Prader-Willi Syndrome Association

1(800) 926-4797       (V)

Spina Bifida Associations of America
1(800) 621-3141       (V)

Stuttering Foundation of America
1(800) 992-9392       (V)

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Alliance
1(800) 221-7437       (V)

Tourette Syndrome Association
1(800) 237-0717       (V)

United Cerebral Palsy Associations
1(800) 872-5827       (V/TTY)

United Leukodystrophy Foundation
1(800) 728-5483       (V)

United Scleroderma Foundation
1(800) 722-4673       (V)
SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME (SSI) 

Social Security Administration
1(800) 772-1213       (V)
1(800) 325-0778       (TTY)
1(800) 392-0812       (TTY; in MO)
TRAUMA 

American Trauma Society
1(800) 556-7890       (V)

National Brain Injury Association
1(800) 444-6443       (V)

National Spinal Cord Injury Association
1(800) 962-9629       (V) 

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