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Accessibility: Resources

Contra Costa County Library provides access for people through technology solutions, free services, resource information, programs, and more.

Information & Assistance

Information and AssistanceThe Information & Assistance (I&A) helpline is a program of Contra Costa County’s Employment and Human Services Department. Seniors, adults with disabilities, and caregivers may call I&A to speak with knowledgeable social workers to get information, referrals to other services, and assistance with solving problems.

Community Resources

National Resources

Autism NOWautism now
Resources for individuals with autism and their families. In addition to hundreds of high quality vetted resources online, Autism NOW produces frequent webinar sessions addressing popular topics from understanding laws and policy to handling relationships to navigating the job market.

Fact Sheets
Autism NOW Center's fact sheets on topics such as Employment, Future Planning, Inclusion, Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), Relationships and Sexuality, Self-Advocacy, and Social Security.
Available in English, Spanish, and Mandarin

Arthritis Foundation
National nonprofit dedicated to the #1 cause of physical disability in adults, the 120+ diseases that fall under arthritis.

Autism NOW Center’s fact sheets on topics of importance to people with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities are a resource you and your family members, as well as educators, employers, physicians and others, can use to get information in an easy-to-read and understand format.  The fact sheets are available in several languages in PDF form which can be printed out for your convenience. See the full list of topics and language choices below. - See more at: http://autismnow.org/what-we-do/fact-sheets/#sthash.irDMKzso.dpuf

Autism NOW Center’s fact sheets on topics of importance to people with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities are a resource you and your family members, as well as educators, employers, physicians and others, can use to get information in an easy-to-read and understand format.  The fact sheets are available in several languages in PDF form which can be printed out for your convenience. See the full list of topics and language choices below. - See more at: http://autismnow.org/what-we-do/fact-sheets/#sthash.e76UERuD.dpuf

 

Resources for People with Disabilities

Disability Etiquette

Tips on Interacting with People with Disabilities
This booklet is for anyone - with or without a disability - who wants to interact more effectively with people with disabilities.

Americans with Disabilities Act