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A TOUCH OF UNDERSTANDING, INC.

A TOUCH OF UNDERSTANDING, INC. #65631197


location_on A
  • 5280 Stirling Street
    Granite Bay, Placer

A Touch of Understanding’s mission is to encourage acceptance and respect for all individuals. ATOU's educational programs are designed to increase understanding of differences, thereby minimizing discrimination, bullying, and social isolation suffered by children and adults who are perceived as different for any reason, but especially those with disabilities.

ATOU's in-school workshop provides a potent, life-changing opportunity for students to meet people with disabilities and to experience for themselves what it may be like to have a disability. The workshop is broken up into two parts.
  • Part 1: Speakers with disabilities talk about their life, their challenges, and how they achieve their goals. During the hour and a half session, students are encouraged to interact with these volunteers and ask questions.
  • Part 2: Students visit activity stations where they: use a wheelchair and white cane, learn to write their names in Braille, perform a task using a mirror to simulate a le…
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ABILITY TOOLS & FREEDOM TECH ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY LOANS - CFILC

CALIFORNIA FOUNDATION FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING CENTERS (CFILC) #41531465


location_on B
  • 1000 G Street
    Sacramento, Sacramento
local_phone
  • Ability Tools
    800-390-2699 (Option 1)

Ability Tools, formerly the AT Network, is California’s Assistive Technology Act Program. We provide a variety of services for Californians with disabilities of all ages.
Services include:FreedomTech Financial Loan Program assists people in receiving low interest financial loans to help pay for assistive technology.

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ABORTION INFORMATION - ABORTION.CA.GOV

ABORTION.CA.GOV #81207861


ABORTION.CA.GOV provides abortion information.
  • Abortion is legal, protected, and safe in California. It is accessible to people whether or not they live in the state.
  • Website has current and accurate information about how people can access abortion services in California.
  • Website visitor information is not saved or tracked.
Website covers the following topics
  • Your rights
  • Getting an abortion - about abortion, how to pay, types of abortion, planning
  • Support
  • Find a provider


 
ABORTION INFORMATION - AF

ABORTION FINDER #80022007


Abortion Finder provides up to date information on the following topics:
  • Find Abortion Services
  • Types of Abortion
  • State-by-State Guide
  • FAQs
https://www.abortionfinder.org/
ABORTION POLICY INFORMATION FOR CALIFORNIA - GI

GUTTMACHER INSTITUTE #80022139


The nonprofit Guttmacher Institute provides, for each state:
  • abortion policy information
  • demographic info
  • abortion statistics
Link to California info: https://states.guttmacher.org/policies/california/abortion-policies
ACCESS AND FUNCTIONAL NEEDS (AFN) DEFENSIBLE SPACE PROGRAM - FSCNC

FIRE SAFE COUNCIL OF NEVADA COUNTY, INC #69164774


location_on C
  • 143 B Spring Hill Drive
    Grass Valley, Nevada

The Fire Safe Council of Nevada County Access and Functional Needs Defensible Space Program is designed to help low-income seniors and/or disabled citizens create a defensible space surrounding their residence (such as brush clearing and weed abatement). This program is for people who do not have the physical or financial ability to create their own defensible space. Age or disability and income verification must be submitted to determine eligibility. Both property owners, and renters with property owner's permission, may be eligible.

There are hundreds of applicants and wait times for this service can be 1-2 years, but people are encouraged to submit applications at any time.

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ACCESS IN MOTION NON-EMERGENCY MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION

ACCESS IN MOTION #69408460


location_on D
  • 1100 Melody Lane STE 133
    Roseville, Placer

Access in Motion provides non-emergency medical transportation.

10% off for Veterans

Access in Motion serves Medi-Cal beneficiaries who are subscribed directly (and not through other insurance plans). Access in Motion is dedicated to providing on-time, accessible non-emergency medical transportation for the disabled community in Rocklin, Roseville, and surrounding areas in Placer and Sacramento counties. The company specializes in providing mobility services to and from dialysis and other medical appointments for individuals using wheelchairs and walkers or who are simply not able to drive themselves safely. Access in Motion provides door-to-door wheelchair service to ensure that passengers are personally escorted to their destination and safely returned home again.

Transportation Services are for:
  • Dialysis
  • Physical Therapy
  • Doctor Appointments
  • Dentist Appointments
  • Labs/Imaging
  • Outpatient Procedures
  • Family Events, Lunch, Special Occasions
  • Discharges from medical f…
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ACHIEVE TAHOE

ACHIEVE TAHOE #65631260


location_on E
  • 2680 Alpine Meadows Road
    Alpine Meadows, Placer

The Achieve Tahoe Program Center is located at Alpine Meadows Resort in the North Lake Tahoe area of Northern California.

ADAPTIVE SKI AND SNOWBOARD INSTRUCTION FOR ALL ABILITIES
Achieve Tahoe is open daily for lessons from December 1st through April 28th (conditions permitting). They are a member school of the Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA). Their PSIA-certified instructors and trained volunteers make skiing or snowboarding possible for anyone with physical, sensory, or intellectual disabilities.

ADAPTIVE SUMMER SPORTS: A variety of summer sports are available in the Tahoe and Sacramento areas, such as water skiing, paddle sports, and sailing.

MILITARY ADAPTIVE SPORTS CAMPS: Achieve Tahoe conducts a winter and summer sports camp for military service members disabled during active duty.

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ADA COURT ACCOMODATIONS - NCSC

NEVADA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT #69488768


location_on F
  • 201 Church Street, Suite 6
    Nevada City, Nevada

Nevada County Suprior Court offers Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accommodations

Nevada County Superior Court has an ADA Coordinator (Americans with Disabilities Act) to ensure full access to the judicial system.

POLICY
In accordance with California Rule of Court 1.100, it is the policy of Superior Court of California, County of Nevada to assure that qualified individuals with disabilities have equal and full access to the judicial system.

REQUEST FOR ACCOMODATION
Requests for Accommodation including but not limited to auxiliary aids and/or services should be made as far in advance of the requested accommodations implementation date as possible, and in any event should be made no less than five court dates prior to the requested implementation date. The Court may, in its discretion, waive this requirement..

QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES
Are persons covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and includes individuals who have a physical or mental impairment th… [read more]
ADA PERSONAL & EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS RESOURCES - PAC

PACIFIC ADA CENTER #64889881


location_on G
  • 555 12th Street
    Oakland, Alameda

The Pacific ADA Center to builds partnerships between the disability community and the general public by enhancing understanding of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) through education and technical assistance.
The Pacific ADA Center is one of ten Regional Centers in the ADA National Network set up across the United States to provide information and referral, training, consultation, and technical assistance to the business, state and local government, and disability communities about their responsibilities and rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The Center includes numerous consultants, a small staff, and subcontracts with more than 20 entities regionwide. The Center participates in nationwide training projects and the development of materials for broad based distribution. Pacific ADA Center receives direct and current information from the Departments of Justice, Transportation, Education, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the Federal Communications C… [read more]