Advocacy Links

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) - The U.S. Department of Justice's Americans with Disabilities Act publications and other Federal agencies with ADA responsibilities.

Guide to Home Remodeling for Disability and Special Needs - This guide aims to help make the federal grants available to seniors, veterans, and disabled people much easier to understand and take advantage of, particularly for remodeling homes for accessibility. Expertise.com helps people make truly better decisions by clearly laying out their options, with content written by industry experts.

Maryland Association of the Deaf (MDAD) - MDAD is a non-profit consumer advocacy organization which strives to promote the quality of life for deaf and hard of hearing individuals in Maryland. It is supported by membership dues and contributions.

The Mid-Atlantic ADA Center - provides information, guidance and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), tailored to meet the needs of businesses, government entities, organizations, and individuals in the Mid-Atlantic Region (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV). If you are outside of this area, please visit the ADA National Network website to locate your regional center.

National Association of the Deaf (NAD) - Promotes, protects, and preserves the rights and quality of life of deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals in the USA.

National Domestic Violence Hotline - The Hotline strives to educate the public about the need for Deaf, DeafBlind and hard of hearing abuse outreach programs. The safe and strictly confidential services that The Hotline offers to Deaf survivors can be life-saving. We have partnered with the Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services (ADWAS) to ensure Deaf advocates are available to respond through email, Instant Messenger, and video phone to those seeking help.

RefinanceMortgageRates.org - aims to inform and educate consumers about home refinancing and mortgages.

TDI - (also known as Telecommunications for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Inc.) is an active national advocacy organization focusing its energies and resources to address equal access issues in telecommunications and media for four constituencies in deafness and hearing loss, specifically people who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, late-deafened, or deaf-blind.

Links found on this page are for informational resource purposes only and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation or favoring by DILA. DILA makes no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the contents of the links, and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the contents of these links.
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