A list of some local resources and organizations from nearby universities. For a list of Duke organizations, see the "Disability at Duke" tab.
Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities - A UNC School of Medicine-based center for "services, research, and training relevant to individuals with developmental disabilities and their families." The Institute provides clinical services both onsite and across the state.
Disability Advocates for Carolina - A UNC student group focused on disability advocacy work.
National Alliance on Mental Illness on Campus at NCCU - NC Central's chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the US' "largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness."
National Alliance on Mental Illness on Campus at NC State - NC State's chapter of NAMI.
Rethink: Psychiatric Illness - A UNC student group "aimed at raising awareness about mental illnesses and challenging the stigmas that surround them."
TEACCH Autism Program - A UNC School of Medicine-based "system of community regional centers that offers a set of core services along with unique demonstration programs meeting the clinical, training, and research needs of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, their families, and professionals across the state of North Carolina."
UNC Autism Research Center - A UNC-based "pan university institute dedicated to interdisciplinary research on autism spectrum disorder."
A list of disability-related organizations based in the Triangle and across the state.
Triangle (or Greater Triangle)-specific organizations:
A list of disability-related resources available through the state of North Carolina.
Exceptional Children Division, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction - "The mission of the Exceptional Children Division is to ensure that students with disabilities develop intellectually, physically, emotionally, and vocationally through the provision of an appropriate individualized education program in the least restrictive environment."
Resources compiled in 2021 by RIS intern Anna Twiddy