Helpful Links


ADA Home Page
ADA and ABA Accessibility (building design) Guidelines

Advocacy and Legal Rights 

Information and Technical Assistance on ADA 
Louisiana Citizens Action Network 
Disability Rights Louisiana
Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit Guide
Pro Bono Legal Services
People First of Louisiana
The Arc of Louisiana
Louisiana Fair Housing Action Center

Assistive Technology 

LATAN Louisiana Assistive Technology Access Network 
Regional ADA & IT Technical Assistance Center 

Blind / Low Vision 

Louisiana Association for the Blind
American Foundation for the Blind
Lighthouse Louisiana 

Client Assistance Program 

Louisiana Business Leadership Network

Deaf/Hearing Information 

Louisiana Commission for the Deaf 
Louisiana School for the Deaf 
Louisiana Speech-Language-Hearing Association 
Louisiana Interpreting Agency Guide


Helen Keller National Center
Helen Keller National Center South Central Region
Louisiana DeafBlind Project for Children and Youth

Developmental Disabilities 

Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council 
Cerebral Palsy Group
Cerebral Palsy Guide
Bayouland Families Helping Families
Families Helping Families of Acadiana
Families Helping Families at the Crossroads
Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge
Families Helping Families of Jefferson
Families Helping Families of Northeast Louisiana
Families Helping Families Region 7
Families Helping Families of Southeast Louisiana
Families Helping Families of Southwest Louisiana
Northshore Families Helping Families
The Arc of Louisiana

Disability Driving Information for Tags and Accessible Zone Parking Pass

  1. Complete and sign application form by a licensed doctor
  2. Find and pay all fees at nearest Office of Motor Vehicles 


Department of Education 
Disability Services- Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge 
Louisiana Autism Spectrum and Related Disabilities (LASARD) Project
Services for Students with Disabilities- University of Louisiana Lafayette (ULL) 
Southeastern University-SELU Disability Services 

Emergency Preparedness 

Emergency Preparedness and Individuals with Disabilities 
Emergency Preparedness for Persons with Disabilities in Louisiana
Louisiana Guide to Regional Resources for People with Disabilities and Elders Affected by Disasters
Louisiana Guide to Supports & Services for Individuals with Disabilities, Elders and Their Families Affected by Disasters



ADA: A Primer for Small Business 
Employment and Training Administration (ETA) 
Job Accommodation Network (JAN) 
Louisiana Assistive Technology Access Network (LATAN) 
Louisiana Department of Civil Service 
Louisiana Works Department of Labor 
Presidents Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities 
State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency 
The National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee 
Ticket – To – Work Program 
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 
Workforce Recruitment Program for Students with Disabilities
Work Pays   

Financial Aid 

Aubrey Rose Foundation- Grants for Families and Children 
College Board Website 
Funding for Assistive Technology 
Heath Resource Center 
Sallie Mae  


Department of Health and Hospitals to Louisiana Department of Health
Free Medicine Foundation 
HIV/AIDS Resources in Louisiana 
Louisiana Public Health Units 
State CHIP Program 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 


Affordable Housing/Special-Needs Housing 
Fair Housing Act (building) Design Manual
Louisiana Fair Housing Action Center

Independent Living

Living Without Limits 
National Transit Resource Center 
New Horizons
Resources for Independent Living 
Southwest Louisiana Independence Center


Transportation Resources 


Retirement  benefits
Disability benefits 

Mental Disabilities

Louisiana Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health   
Mental Health Association  
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill 
Office of Behavioral Health 
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Addiction Center 

Library Services

Special Format Library

Social Security Administration 

Governor’s Office of Elderly Affairs 
Social Security Disability
Social Security Benefits