Links and Helpful Resources

ACT - Advocating Change Together  - ACT has 30 years of experience on how to build leaders by working on issues. Act has knowledge on how groups of ordinary people with developmental disabilities--and their allies--can make change happen.

Access Press - To inform the disability community about topics of concern  and to provide accurate information about disability issues to the general public. We exist to be a catalyst for discussion of critical issues facing the community and to bring together the diverse voices of the community to promote equal access for people with disabilities in all areas of life.

Courage Center - A Minnesota-based non-profit rehabilitation and resource center that empowers people with disabilities to realize their full potential in every aspect of life. We use a holistic approach that includes comprehensive rehabilitation therapies, independent living services, drivers services, a community reintegration program, accessible aquatics and fitness programs, camps, and adapted sports and recreation programs.

Down Syndrome of Minnesota - DSAM -  The Association is composed of some 3,000 members; more than 900 people with Down syndrome, their families and friends, plus health-care, education and developmental professionals. We are the only organization in our region devoted exclusively to the needs of people with Down syndrome and their families.