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34.7. Additional Programs or Resources

Angel Flight
Phone: (877) 426-2643
Phone: (770) 452-7958
Angel Flight arranges free air transportation for people that have a medical need that can't be filled in their local area. Angel Flight serves primarily patients who are traveling from, to or through the states of Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, and the Carolinas. Our organization believes that the cost of travel should never stand in the way of receiving medical care.

Arts Access Inc of Raleigh, NC
Phone: (919) 833-9919
We advocate for arts accessibility throughout the Triangle area of North Carolina; provide audio description for theatre patrons who are blind or have low vision; refer arts administrators to sign language interpreters; and provide accessibility training to arts organizations and arts accessibility information to the public.

AT Classifieds: Technology Exchange Post
Here you will find all kinds of assistive technology ( AT ) equipment available for individuals with disabilities. Only ads from NC residents are accepted.

Buncombe County Medical Society Foundation - Project Access
Phone: (828) 274-6989
BCMSF Project Access is an innovative physician volunteer initiative providing access to comprehensive medical care for low-income uninsured Buncombe County residents.

Carolina Crash
Phone: (704) 355-1063
The Carolina Crash is a wheelchair/quad rugby team for men and women. Quad Rugby is a collision sport as well as a paralympic medal sport since it's debut at the 1996 Games in Atlanta, GA. The Crash is the only Western, NC quad rugby team and one of only two programs in the state.

Disability Rights North Carolina
Phone: (877) 235-4210
Disability Rights helps people across North Carolina gain access to services and opportunity through its advocacy and legal expertise. We regularly challenge systems and society to create positive change and improve the lives of people with disabilities.

Easterseals UCP North Carolina & Virginia
Phone: (800) 662-7119
Easter Seals UCP's array of services includes child development centers, therapy, community inclusion services, residential living, supported employment, in-home and community-based supports, respite care, disability benefits counseling, information and referral, and advocacy.

Family Support Network of North Carolina
Phone: (800) 852-0042
Family Support Network of North Carolina promotes and provides support for families with children who have special needs through its family support services; education and outreach activities; research and evaluation; and other projects.

Phone (704) 917-0031
Contact via email
NC TASH is the advocacy organization in North Carolina that carries the torch of TASH, the leading national advocacy organization for children and adults with severe disabilities.

North Carolina AgrAbility
Phone: 336-340-2970
The mission of NC AgrAbility is to educate and assist farmers, ranchers, farmworkers and their family members engaged in production agriculture who are living with disabilities to enable them to stay actively engaged in production agriculture, agriculture-related occupations, and/or daily life.

North Carolina Electric Wheelchair Hockey Association
Phone: (919) 394-0700
mission is to provide a quality hockey program for those who require the use of an electric wheelchair in daily life in the North Carolina area.

Race to Walk
Phone: (704) 696-0425
Race to Walk is devoted to providing a comprehensive, post-acute program for individuals suffering from spinal cord injuries and other related neurological disorders. Specializing in exercise-based training, we provide state-of-the-art equipment, strategic training techniques, in a safe, supportive environment.

Rebuilding Together of Greater Charlotte
Rebuilding Together believes in a safe and healthy home for every person. This means that we believe disabled and aging homeowners should be able to remain in their homes for as long as possible. We believe that homeowners displaced by natural disaster will get back into safe housing with help from the community. We believe that our nation's veterans with disabilities deserve safe and accessible homes. Rebuilding Together believes we can preserve affordable homeownership and revitalize communities by providing free home modifications and repairs, making homes safer, more accessible, and more energy efficient.

Rebuilding Together Pitt County
Rebuilding Together Pitt County, NC, Inc. strengthens the lives of our most vulnerable communities by providing low-income homeowners, including the elderly, people living with disabilities, veterans, and multi-generational families with critical home repairs, accessibility modifications and energy-efficient upgrades. As we rebuild homes, community spaces and nonprofit facilities, our lasting impact helps to stabilize and revitalize neighborhoods across the country.  

Rebuilding Together of the Triangle
(919) 341-5980
Rebuilding Together of the Triangle seeks to make a sustainable impact on preserving and revitalizing homes and communities, assuring that low-income homeowners, from the elderly and disabled to families with children, live in warmth, safety, and independence.

R L Mace Universal Design Institute

he Ronald L. Mace Universal Design Institute (The Institute) is a non-profit organization based in North Carolina dedicated to promoting the concept and practice of accessible and universal design. The Institute's work manifests the belief that all new environments and products, to the greatest extent possible, should and can be usable by everyone regardless of age, ability, or circumstance.

The Institute advances the concept of universal design in all design disciplines, including housing, public-use buildings, outdoor and urban environments and related products.

The Institute

The Institute's principals, Richard Duncan and Leslie Young, each have a long career in the design of accessible and universal environments.

The Exceptional Children's Assistance Center (ECAC)
Phone: (800) 962-6817
The Exceptional Children's Assistance Center is a private non-profit parent organization committed to improving the lives and education of ALL children through a special emphasis on children with disabilities.

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