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Disabilities Subject Guide

Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice – Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha
Demystifying Disability: What to Know, What to Say, and How to be an Ally – Emily Ladau
Disability Visibility: First-person Stories from the Twenty-first Century – ed. by Alice Wong
Normal Sucks: How to Live, Learn, and Thrive Outside the Lines – Jonathan Mooney
The Power of Disability: 10 Lessons for Surviving, Thriving, and Changing the World - Al Etmanski

Camden County Library Resources
Salem Health Database and Health Reference Center allow access to books and articles on subjects that may affect those who may be disabled. Use the search functions for information on specific topics. (If you land on the Infobase Products page when attempting to access the Health Reference Center, choose the "Health Reference Center" tile).

Legal Information Reference Center  offers tools and detailed instructions to independently address legal issues.

Community Resources

The Arc of Camden County seeks to enrich the lives of individuals with disabilities with an emphasis on developing each individual’s potential. Programming includes supported independent living, job coaching, and adult day programs.

Camden County Senior and Disabled Services provides links to services including transportation, housing, and legal services.

DisABILTIES and Special Needs Programs  offer activities, programs, and workshops throughout the year, sponsored by the Camden County Board of Commissioners. Event calendar

New Jersey Division of Disability Services provides an extensive listing of NJ state resources and links to targeted informative sites, as well as a specialized referral service (1-888-285-3036) for assistance with navigating State and County Services.

New Jersey State Library Talking Book and Braille Center (TBBC)  serves New Jersey residents of all ages, providing no-cost, home-delivered services as a regional library of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS).

 Websites and Organizations

Disability Resources from the U.S. Department of Labor offers a list of resources in relation to employment, including job searching.

Information and Technical Assistance on the Americans with Disability Act provides an introduction to the ADA with links to other useful sites and information, including how to file a complaint.

Social Security Administration: Disability Benefits gives detailed information on the basics of disability benefits and how to apply for them.