Disabled Veterans

Blinded Veterans Association
Blinded Veterans Association (BVA) is an organization specifically established to promote the welfare of blinded veterans. The BVA links veterans with services, rehabilitation training and other benefits. When blinded veterans are ready to go back into the work force, BVA Field Reps can help them find jobs.

Computer/Electronic Accomodations Program for Wounded Service Members
The U.S. Department of Defense’s CAP program is committed to providing assistive technology and support to returning wounded service members. Accommodations are available for wounded service members with vision or hearing loss, upper extremity amputees as well as persons with communication and other disabilities to access the computer and telecommunication environment.

Disabled Transition Assistance Program (DTAP)
DTAP is a Department of Defense program that involves assisting service members who may be released because of a disability or who believe they have a disability qualifying them for vocational rehabilitation programs. The program helps to ensure timely delivery of vocational rehabilitation services to eligible persons by assisting them in filing an application for benefits.

Disabled Veterans of America
Disabled American Veterans (DAV) is a nonprofit organization of more than one million veterans disabled during time of war or armed conflict. The DAV offers assistance with VA claims and other VA benefits with an emphasis on serving disabled veterans. The organization also offers information on transition programs that are designed specifically for those enlisted soldiers, sailors, Marines, airmen, and officers reentering civilian life.

National Amputation Foundation
Founded in 1919, The National Amputation Foundation (NAF) has for over 80 years been offering valuable assistance to veterans of World War I, II, Korea, the Vietnam Conflict, Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom.

National Center for PTSD
The National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) was created within the Department of Veterans Affairs in 1989. Its mission was, and remains: To advance the clinical care and social welfare of America’s veterans through research, education, and training in the science, diagnosis, and treatment of PTSD and stress-related disorders.

Paralyzed Veterans of America
Paralyzed Veterans of America has developed a unique expertise on a wide variety of issues involving the special needs of its members – veterans of the armed forces who have experienced spinal cord injury or dysfunction.

REALifelines: Recovery & Employment Assistance for Wounded & Injured Servicemembers
REALifelines is a new approach to ensuring that wounded and injured service members and their families get the support they need to be successful and competitive as they return to the homes and lives they left in service to our country.

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