U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Independent Living

FAQs about Postsecondary Education for Individuals with Disabilities

Find answers to questions about education and training opportunities after high school for students with disabilities.

Review Date: November 16, 2012

HEATH Resource Center at the National Youth Transitions Center

Assistive Technology Products

Find information about assistive technology products and rehabilitation equipment available to assist people with disabilities.

Review Date: February 01, 2013


Autism After Age 21: What Now?

Easter Seals offers services to support adults with autism as they navigate through the barriers they are likely to encounter in their day-to-day lives, such as finding a job, day programs, residential support to live on their own, community and recreation activities, and financial planning.

Review Date: March 13, 2013

Easter Seals Inc.

FAQs-National Resource Center for Supportive Housing and Home Modifications

Review some commonly asked questions regarding finding contractors, government grants and more.

Review Date: February 11, 2013

National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification

Find an Easter Seals Center

Easter Seals has more than 500 centers nationwide offering services that help people living with autism, developmental disabilities, physical disabilities and other special needs.

Review Date: February 01, 2013

Easter Seals Inc.

Independent Living for People With Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders - (PDF)

For persons with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), daily activities, such as working, managing money, and maintaining a home, present huge challenges. Learn about assistance and support to help overcome these challenges.

Review Date: March 22, 2011

SAMHSA Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Center for Excellence

Informed Consumer Guide to Accessible Housing

For people with disabilities, a dwelling must be fully accessible to become a home. Learn about accessible housing and the types of products that are available to achieve accessibility.

Review Date: February 11, 2013


National Directory of Home Modification and Repair Programs

Home modification refers to converting or adapting the environment to make tasks easier, reduce accidents, and support independent living. This page contains a directory of home modification and repair programs in the U.S. and territories.

Review Date: February 01, 2013

National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification

People with Disabilities

This web page provides information for people with disabilities about healthy living, safety, schools, independent living, and more.

Review Date: February 01, 2013

Disability and Health Programs, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities/CDC

Resource Page: National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification

Articles and other up-to-date resources on health, home modification and other related needs of older adults.

Review Date: February 11, 2013

National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification

Senior Resources for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Find resources for independent living centers, nurisng facilities, and clubs geared to meet the needs of deaf seniors. Resources are listed alphabetically by state.

Review Date: February 01, 2013

National Association of the Deaf

Transition to Adulthood

Transition services are intended to prepare students to move from the world of school to the world of adulthood. When the student has a disability, it's especially helpful to plan ahead for that transition.

Review Date: December 12, 2012

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities