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*[http://health.state.ga.us/programs/bcw Babies Can't Wait]
*[http://health.state.ga.us/programs/bcw Babies Can't Wait]
*[http://www.bpaoga.com/ Benefits Navigator or Benefits Planning Assistance and Outreach] is a program that resulted as part of the Ticket to Work Work Incentives Act (TWWIIA) signed in to law by the Clinton Administration in 1999. As part of that legislation, the Social Security Administration requested applications from the States to provide Benefits Planning Assistance and Outreach to people between the ages of 14 and 65 who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), or both which is based on a medical condition. This service provides comprehensive Benefits Counseling in order to assist the receipent or beneficiary make informed decisions on their road to economic self sufficiency.Shepherd Center in Atlanta in a cooperative agreement with disAbility Link in Decatur and Disability Connections, Inc. in Macon applied for and received an opportunity to work cooperatively with the Social Security Administration to provide Benefits Planning Assistance and Outreach to 43 Counties in Georgia.
*[http://www.bpaoga.com/ Benefits Navigator or Benefits Planning Assistance and Outreach] is a program that resulted as part of the Ticket to Work Work Incentives Act (TWWIIA) signed in to law by the Clinton Administration in 1999. As part of that legislation, the Social Security Administration requested applications from the States to provide Benefits Planning Assistance and Outreach to people between the ages of 14 and 65 who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), or both which is based on a medical condition. This service provides comprehensive Benefits Counseling in order to assist the receipent or beneficiary make informed decisions on their road to economic self sufficiency.Shepherd Center in Atlanta in a cooperative agreement with disAbility Link in Decatur and Disability Connections, Inc. in Macon applied for and received an opportunity to work cooperatively with the Social Security Administration to provide Benefits Planning Assistance and Outreach to 43 Counties in Georgia.
[http://www.itpolicy.gsa.gov/cita/index.htm Center IT Information Technology Accommodation] (U.S. Government Resources)
*[http://www.itpolicy.gsa.gov/cita/index.htm Center IT Information Technology Accommodation] (U.S. Government Resources)
[http://www.vocrehabga.org/ GDOL/RS]
*[http://www.vocrehabga.org/ GDOL/RS]
[http://www.nichcy.org/ ERIC HEALTH - NICHCY]
*[http://www.nichcy.org/ ERIC HEALTH - NICHCY]
[http://www.fodac.org/ Friends of Disabled Adults and Children]
*[http://www.fodac.org/ Friends of Disabled Adults and Children]
[http://www.gcdd.org/ Georgia's Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities]
*[http://www.gcdd.org/ Georgia's Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities]
[http://www.gpat.org/" >Georgia's Project on Assistive Technology]
*[http://www.gpat.org/" >Georgia's Project on Assistive Technology]
[http://www.gachi.org/gatedp/index.htm" >Georgia Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program] This website provides information about a new program in Georgia to provide residents of GA who are deaf and hard of hearing with equipment...there are economic restrictions, however.
*[http://www.gachi.org/gatedp/index.htm" >Georgia Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program] This website provides information about a new program in Georgia to provide residents of GA who are deaf and hard of hearing with equipment...there are economic restrictions, however.
[http://www.helenkeller.org/national" >Helen Keller]
*[http://www.helenkeller.org/national" >Helen Keller]
[http://www.resna.org/taproject/index.html Home of RESNA TA (Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America)]
*[http://www.resna.org/taproject/index.html Home of RESNA TA (Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America)]
[http://janweb.icdi.wvu.edu/ JAN ( Job Accommodation Network)]
*[http://janweb.icdi.wvu.edu/ JAN ( Job Accommodation Network)]
[http://www.ldag.org/ldadults/index.htm" >L.D. Adults of Georgia]: A resource for adult Georgians with learning disabilities
*[http://www.ldag.org/ldadults/index.htm" >L.D. Adults of Georgia]: A resource for adult Georgians with learning disabilities
[http://www.microsoft.com/southeast/ Microsoft's web site for the southeastern U.S.]
*[http://www.microsoft.com/southeast/ Microsoft's web site for the southeastern U.S.]
[http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/nidrr/index.html?src=mr NIDRR]
*[http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/nidrr/index.html?src=mr NIDRR]
[http://www.csun.edu/ Northridge (CSUN)]
*[http://www.csun.edu/ Northridge (CSUN)]
[http://www.parenttoparentofga.org/" >Parent to Parent of Georgia]
*[http://www.parenttoparentofga.org/" >Parent to Parent of Georgia]
[http://ga.disabilityselfadvocates.org/peoplefirst/index.php People First of Georgia] - an organization made up of self advocates who are people with disabilities speaking up for ourselves.
*[http://ga.disabilityselfadvocates.org/peoplefirst/index.php People First of Georgia] - an organization made up of self advocates who are people with disabilities speaking up for ourselves.
[http://cosmos.ot.buffalo.edu/t2rerc/index.html Publications in Assistive Technology]
*[http://cosmos.ot.buffalo.edu/t2rerc/index.html Publications in Assistive Technology]
[http://www.rehabtool.com/ RehabTool.com]
*[http://www.rehabtool.com/ RehabTool.com]
[http://www.icdi.wvu.edu/Others.htm Starting Site for Disability Access (W. Virginia Rehabilitation / Steven L. Fullmer)]
*[http://www.icdi.wvu.edu/Others.htm Starting Site for Disability Access (W. Virginia Rehabilitation / Steven L. Fullmer)]
[http://www.trace.wisc.edu/ TRACE]
*[http://www.trace.wisc.edu/ TRACE]
[http://www.unlockingthewaitinglists.com/ Unlocking the waiting list] This campaign is a grassroots effort with currently over 300 member organizations and over 5,000 individual members throughout the state.
*[http://www.unlockingthewaitinglists.com/ Unlocking the waiting list] This campaign is a grassroots effort with currently over 300 member organizations and over 5,000 individual members throughout the state.
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Revision as of 12:55, 10 May 2012

MICRO ENTERPRISE AND SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT: WEB LINKS TO USEFUL INFORMATION AND RESOURCES Prospective business owners with disabilities can find a wealth of information on the internet to guide them in planning a small business...from developing a business plan, to getting business training and applying for loans to start a small business.

The following links are well-known for their area of expertise but do not imply specific endorsement of their products. Only Georgia programs are listed in the Technical Assistance and Training section. Georgia’s Adult Technical Schools include coursework as preparation for small business development.


INTERNET LINKS


Listed below are links to other Internet sites which have information on various subjects from Assistive Technology to Disabilities to Access to Rehabilitation. This is only a partial listing of the thousands of links which have information on this field of study.