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Organizations for People with Disabilities

Find societies, groups, and organizations providing support and resources for people with disabilities living in the Pittsburgh area.

Autism Society of Pittsburgh
This local action unit of the Autism Society of America works to address the needs of autistic children and adults, and their caregivers, in the Greater Pittsburgh area.

Blind & Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh
Provides a wide range of programs and services in Allegheny County and communities throughout Pennsylvania to help people who are blind or visually impaired.

Eastern Seals of Western Pennsylvania
Offers a variety of services to help people with disabilities and special needs address life's challenges and achieve personal goals. Services include medical rehabilitation, job training and employment, adult day services, early intervention and education, support services, recreation and residential housing.

HAP Enterprises
Non-profit organization offers a wide range of services -- including residential housing, senior care, early childhood education and intervention, and a job training center -- for individuals with developmental disabilities living in and around Beaver County.

Multiple Sclerosis Service Society
Pittsburgh organization assists individuals with Multiple Sclerosis, largely through the Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Center which provides a comprehensive program of therapies to individuals.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society - Allegheny District Chapter
Local chapter of the not-for-profit National Multiple Sclerosis Society serves more than 4,900 people with MS and their families in 23 counties of western Pennsylvania.

Pittsburgh Area Brain Injury Alliance
Find a support group for individuals with brain injury in Pittsburgh, plus information on brain injuries and treatment.

Pennsylvania SHHH - Pittsburgh Chapter
The Pittsburgh chapter of Self Help for Hard of Hearing People is devoted to the welfare and interests of those who cannot hear well.

Special Olympics of Allegheny County
Special Olympics offers children and adults with mental retardation year-round training and competition in 26 Olympic-type summer and winter sports. Find local training sites and events, and learn how to become involved.

Spina Bifida Association of Western PA
This charitable, non-profit organization is committed to improving the quality of life for people with disabilities, especially those with spina bifida and their families, by providing a continuum of direct service, education and advocacy.

United Cerebral Palsy of Pittsburgh
UCP of Pittsburgh serves people with severe disabilities, including cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injury who live in the Allegheny County area.

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