Welcome to The Information Center for Individuals with Disabilities.
The Information Center's mission is to provide a comprehensive
source of information relevant to the needs of people with
disabilities and their families. Founded in 1977 by Nancy C. Schock,
the Center has become a nationally recognized repository of valuable
information about disabilities and resources.
One of the major contributions of The Information Center has been
the creation of a taxonomy-or index-for archiving and easily
accessing pertinent information according to common-sense
We welcome your suggestions and comments on the relevance,
timeliness and ease of use of our site. We also welcome support in
the form of financial contributions, volunteer time and expertise.
With the help of our supporters, we hope to reintroduce telephone
support to answer callers' questions and direct them to resources-a
service of the center that is currently unavailable due to cuts in
funding. We are also working to continually expand and update our
web site to meet your needs. To offer your support or suggestions, click