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These listings will inevitably be incomplete, but they draw from those available in GUSA’s No Wrong Door project. All organizations listed here are locally focused, though many may be local chapters of national organizations.

Adult Autism Spectrum Friends
Location: Arlington, Virginia
Coordinator: Samantha Bodwell
Email: adultautismspectrumfriends@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.meetup.com/adultautismspectrumfriends/

The Arc of the District of Columbia
Location: 415 Michigan Avenue, NE Suite 400 Washington, D.C. 20017
Phone: (202) 636-2950
Fax: (202) 635-7086
Email: arcdc@arcdc.net
Website: http://www.arcdc.net/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Arc-Of-DC-Inc/208963502541993

Asperger Adults of Greater Washington
Location: Meetings on the 4th Saturday evening of every month at Teaism at Penn Square, 8th & D Streets NW, Washington DC. (The March, September, November and December meetings are held on the 3rd Saturday of the month.)
Coordinator: Chuck Cooperman
Email: info@aagw.net
Website: http://www.aagw.net

Capitol Area ADAPT
Contact: Bobby Coward, (202) 397-1668, ablebutdisable@verizon.net
Contact: Nan Hildebrand, (202) 244-2847, nancy.hildebrand@att.net
Website: http://www.adapt.org/main

Consumer Action Network of DC
Location: 1300 L Street, NW, Suite 1000 Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 842-0001
Toll Free: 1 (866) 314-9226
Fax: (202) 842-2685
General email: Info@can-dc.org
Advocates: advocates@can-dc.org
Administrator: administrator@can-dc.org

The DC Center for Independent Living
Main Office: 1400 Florida Avenue, NE, Suite 3A, Washington, DC 20002
Main Office Phone: (202) 388-0033
Main Office Fax: (202) 398-3018
Main Office TTY: (202) 388-0277
Anacostia Satellite: 2443 Good Hope Road, SE Washington, DC 20020
Anacostia Phone: (202) 889-5802
Anacostia Fax: (202) 889-1159
Anacostia TTY: (202) 889-0866
NW Satellite (The Greater Washington Urban League): 2901 14th Street, NW, Ground Floor Washington, DC 20009
NW Phone: (202) 280-6899
NW Fax: (202) 234-0792
NW TTY: (202) 470-1534
Website: http://www.dccil.org/site/home.aspx
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-DC-Center-for-Independent-Living/252684984821176

DC Commission on Persons with Disabilities
Location: 441 4th Street, NW, Suite 729 North, Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 724-5055 (Voice), (202) 727-3363 (TTY)
Website: http://odr.dc.gov/page/dc-commission-persons-disabilities
Contact: Christina R. Mitchell, Special Assistant (Program Administrator), christina.mitchell@dc.gov

DC Department on Disability Services (DDS)
Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:15 am to 4:45 pm
Location: 1125 15th Street, NW Washington , DC 20005
Phone: (202) 730-1700 (Voice), 202-730-1516 (TTY)
Website: http://dds.dc.gov/DC/DDS

DC Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA)
Evening/Weekend Emergency: Call 211 or the DDA Duty Officer at (202) 498-9077
Website: http://dc.gov/DC/DDS/Developmental+Disabilities+Administration

DC Developmental Disabilities Council
Location: One Judiciary Square 441 4th Street, NW, 729 North , Washington, DC 20001
TTY: 711
Executive Director: Mathew McCollough, Mathew.mccollough@dc.gov
Phone: (202) 727-6744
Website: http://ddc.dc.gov/

DC Office of Disability Rights (ODR)
Location: 441 4th Street, NW, Suite 729 North, Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 724-5055 (Voice), (202) 727-3363 (TTY)
Email: odr@dc.gov
Website: http://odr.dc.gov/

DC Quality Trust for Individuals with Disabilities
Location: 5335 Wisconsin Ave Suite 825 NW Washington, DC 20015
Phone: (202) 448-1450
Website: http://www.dcqualitytrust.org/index.shtml

Location: 3521 12th Street NE Washington, DC 20017
Phone: (202) 832-6681
Website: http://www.deaf-reach.org/

Disability Rights Coalition, American University
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/222192127837787/

District of Columbia Area Black Deaf Advocates
Acting President: Dorian Fletcher, dorian4002000@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.nbda.org/local_chapters/district-of-columbia-area-black-deaf-advocates

District of Columbia Association of the Deaf
Mailing Address: DCAD P.O. Box 2741 Washington, DC 20013-2741
Email: admin@dcdeaf.org
Website: http://dcdeaf.org/wp/

Greater Washington Tourette Syndrome Association
Location: 5851 Deale Churchton Road, Suite 4, Deale, MD 20751
Phone: (410) 867-1151
Email: info@tsagw.org
Website: http://tsagw.org/

Hearing Loss Association of America, DC Chapter
Location: Southeast Neighborhood Library, 403 7th Street SE, Washington, DC 20003-2708
Co-Leader: Erik Nordlof
Email: hladcchapter@gmail.com
Website: http://www.hearingloss.org/content/dc-chapter

Hussman Center for Adults with Autism, Towson University
Location: One Olympic Place, Room 200 Towson, MD 21204
Phone: (410) 704-4486
Email: hcaa@towson.edu
Website: http://towsoniwb.com/centers/hussman-center-adults-autism/

Little People of America, District 3, MARVELOUS
District 3 States: Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia
District Director: Stephanie Brandon
District Email: LPADistrict3@yahoo.com
District Website: http://d3.lpaonline.org
MARVELOUS (Baltimore and DC) States: Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, and Northern Virginia
Chapter President: Sasha Puyans
Chapter Email: LPAmember@gmail.com
Chapter Website: http://delmarva.weebly.com

Maryland Coalition for Inclusive Education
Location: 7484 Candlewood Rd Suite R Hanover, MD 21076
Phone: ( 410) 859-5400
General Email: mcie@mcie.org
Legal Representation: intake@mcie.org
Website: http://www.mcie.org/

Maryland Disability Law Center
Location: 1500 Union Avenue Suite 2000, Baltimore, Maryland 21211
Phone: (410) 727-6352 ext. 0 (Voice), (410) 235-5387 (TTY)
Email: Jacqueline Phillips, Office Assistant, jacquelinep@mdlclaw.org
Website: http://www.mdlclaw.org/

Mid-Atlantic ADA Center
Location: 401 North Washington Street, Suite 450 Rockville, MD 20850
Toll Free: 800-949-4232 V/TTY (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV)
Local: 301-217-0124 V/TTY Fax: 301-251-3762
Website: http://www.adainfo.org/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/DBTAC-Mid-Atlantic-ADA-Center/135772543120657

National Federation of the Blind of Washington DC
Capitol East Chapter: Every first Thursday, 6pm to 8pm, Plymouth Senior Facility, 5233 North Capitol St. NE, Washington DC
Greater DC Chapter: Every second Saturday, 12pm to 3pm, 3rd Police District Precinct, 1620 V St. NW, Washington DC
Mailing Address: NFB of DC, P.O. Box 29141, Washington, DC 20017
Phone: (202) 352-1511
Email: tmi4me2c@aol.com or capitol.matters@gmail.com
Website: http://www.nfbdc.org/index.html

University Legal Services Protection and Advocacy Program for the District of Columbia
Location: 220 I Street, N.E., Suite 130 Washington, D.C. 20002
Phone: (202) 547-0198
Fax: (202) 547-2662
Website: http://www.uls-dc.org/PAP.htm

Virginia TASH
Co-Presidents: Maureen Devaney, mdevaney@mcps.org, and Liz Altieri, ealtieri@radford.edu
Website: http://tash.org/get-involved/find-a-local-chapter/virginia-tash/
Website: http://vatash.wordpress.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/397644310266262/

Washington College of Law Disability Law Society
Email: wcldisabilitylawsociety@gmail.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DisabilityLawSociety

Washington College of Law Disability Rights Law Clinic
Director: Robert Dinerstein, rdiners@wcl.american.edu
Practitioner-in-Residence: Jasmine Harris, jasmineh@wcl.american.edu
Senior Administrative Assistant: Christin Mitchell, cmitchell@wcl.american.edu
Website: http://www.wcl.american.edu/clinical/disability.cfm

Washington Metro Disabled Students Collective
Coordinators: Lydia Brown (Georgetown University) and Nadia Damato (Gallaudet University)
Email: lydia@autistichoya.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/657444770980002/