ADAPT is a national grass-roots community that organizes disability rights activists to engage in nonviolent direct action, including civil disobedience, to assure the civil and human rights of people with disabilities to live in freedom.
The Advocacy Monitor is a project of the National Council on Independent Living, a leading cross-disability, grassroots organization run by and for people with disabilities that represents Centers for Independent Living (CILs), Statewide Independent Living Councils (SILCs), individuals with disabilities, and other organizations that advocate for the human and civil rights of people with disabilities throughout the United States.
The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) is a convener, connector, and catalyst for change, increasing the political and economic power of people with disabilities. As a national cross-disability rights organization, AAPD advocates for full civil rights for the over 60 million Americans with disabilities by promoting equal opportunity, economic power, independent living, and political participation.
The Governor´s Council on Disability (GCD) promotes full participation and inclusion of the nearly 1 million Missourians with disabilities in all aspects of community life by educating citizens, businesses, schools, universities and others of their rights and responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council is a federally-funded, consumer driven council, appointed by the Governor. Its mission is to assist the community to include all people with developmental disabilities in every aspect of life.
Missouri Family to Family is a statewide network of families offering free supports to people with disabilities and their families.
Missouri Protection & Advocacy Services is a federally mandated system in the state of Missouri which provides protection of the rights of persons with disabilities through legally based advocacy.
Olmstead Rights helps Missourians with a disability learn about state-specific resources to support you as you advocate for yourself. If you are a friend, family member, or caregiver of a person with disabilities in Missouri, these resources can help you in supporting your loved one.
Partners in Policy Making is a leadership training program designed for advocates and parents of young children with developmental disabilities. The goal of Partners is to develop productive partnerships between people who need and use services and those who are in a position to make policies and laws.