(BACKGROUND: Steve Florio standing in front of the State House during the daylight and signing to convey the message.)
Hello! Welcome to RI.GOV! This website is provided by the RI state government. AccessAbility is a new section of RI.GOV.
My name is Steve Florio, Executive Director of the Rhode Island Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. We hope you find this website, AccessAbility, a very useful starting point in search for resources available for Rhode Islanders with disabilities.
To begin, please browse the resources listed below, anything related to disabilities.
To find additional resources available at RI.GOV, be sure to check out the RESIDENT section, listed on the left or at my Web site at WWW.CDHH.RI.GOV.
Deaf & Hard of Hearing Complaints
Become an advocate on your own behalf. RI CDHH wants to ensure that Deaf and Hard of Hearing people's rights are protected and that the quality of services and access are equal to or better than the requirements of federal and state laws.
Re-Focus, Inc. is a non-profit human service agency which serves adults with differing physical and developmental needs.
Rhodes to Independence
The mission of the Rhodes to Independence initiative is to support the competitive employment of people with disabilities. Rhodes to Independence operates under the auspices of the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy
Governor's Commission on Disabilities
The Commission’s objective is to ensure that all people with disabilities are afforded the opportunities to exercise all the rights and responsibilities accorded to citizens of RHode Island.