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Disabilities Links

DISABILITIES LINKS

  • Ability OnLine
    Ability OnLine is an electronic mail system that connects young people with disabilities or chronic illness to disabled and non-disabled peers and mentors. This easy-to-use network gives "wings" to thousands of children and adolescents by removing the social barriers that can come with having a disability and illness, and by providing opportunities to form friendships, build self-confidence, exchange information, and share hope and encouragement through email messages.
    http://www.ablelink.org
  • ABLEDATA
    ABLEDATA maintains a national database of information on assistive technology and rehabilitation equipment available from domestic and international sources.
    http://www.abledata.com
  • Access-Able Travel Source
    Providing Access Information for Mature and Disabled Travelers Online Since 1996.
    http://www.access-able.com
  • Adaptive Environments
    Adaptive Environments' work is distinguished by, building dynamic collaborations, creating user-friendly materials to educate about access and universal design, promoting the teaching of universal design to future designers, engaging people with disabilities and older people as user experts, delivering the message of integration and universal design to the general public.
    http://www.adaptenv.org
  • American Council of the Blind
    The Council strives to improve the well-being of all blind and visually impaired people by: serving as a representative national organization of blind people; elevating the social, economic and cultural levels of blind people; improving educational and rehabilitation facilities and opportunities; cooperating with the public and private institutions and organizations concerned with blind services; encouraging and assisting all blind persons to develop their abilities and conducting a public education program to promote greater understanding of blindness and the capabilities of blind people.
    http://www.acb.org
  • American Foundation for the Blind
    The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) is a leading national resource for people who are blind or visually impaired, the organizations that serve them, and the general public.
    http://www.afb.org
  • American Paraplegia Society
    The American Paraplegia Society (APS) is dedicated to improving the quality of medical care delivered to persons with Spinal Cord Impairment. APS is organized and functions exclusively for scientific and educational purposes.
    http://www.apssci.org
  • ARC
    The ARC is the country's largest voluntary organization committed to the welfare of all children and adults with mental retardation and their families. The ARC is comprised of individuals with mental retardation, family members, professionals in the field of disability and other concerned citizens.
    http://www.thearc.org
  • Assistive Technology
    Providing valuable information about quality products and services available to individuals with disabilities and Healthcare professionals.
    http://www.blvd.com
  • AXIS Center
    AXIS was formed in 1992 to create a positive public awareness of people with disabilities and strengthen the voices of people with disabilities through advocacy.
    http://www.axiscenter.org
  • Blind Net
    These pages will provide you with USEFUL and FACTUAL information about blindness; general information as well as links to organizations OF the Blind, those organizations FOR the Blind that work with us, some of the companies that provide equipment we use, and other resources.
    http://www.blind.net
  • Business Web
    Providing supports for better decision-making about employment options and policies affecting people with disabilities.
    http://www.vcu.edu/busweb/esi/
  • Cantor + Associates
    Cantor + Associates makes workplaces, schools and services fully accessible to people with disabilities.
    http://www.interlog.com/~acantor/
  • Center for Computer Assisitance for the Disabled
    C-CAD started with an exceptional idea and a courageous man. In 1972, Jack Kishpaugh, a retired business executive and army officer suffered a diving accident which left him quadriplegic. Jack designed a mobile computer systems evaluation unit with the help of the National Paraplegia Foundation and Texas Instruments. The mobile unit was used to demonstrate the career potential of persons with disabilities as technical writers, computer programmers and software specialists.
    http://www.c-cad.org
  • CHADD
    CHADD Works To Improve the Lives of People With Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Through Education, Advocacy, and Support.
    http://www.chadd.org
  • COAST-RESOURCES.COM (MedMarket.com)
    An Easy-to-use directory designed and committed to featuring information on disability and medical products, resources and services in 90 categories.
    http://www.medmarket.com
  • Deaf Resource Library
    The Deaf Resource Library and Disability Resource Library studies Deaf culture, history, and political/social movements.
    http://www.deaflibrary.org/disability/
  • Disabled American Veterans
    Homepage of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV), a nonprofit organization of more than one million veterans disabled during time of war or armed conflict.
    http://www.dav.org
  • DPI
    The purpose of DPI is to promote the Human Rights of People with Disabilities through full participation, equalization of opportunity and development.
    http://www.dpi.org
  • EnableLink
    EnableLink will be of value to many people with disabilities - from seasoned veteran to newly injured worker; from those who have acquired disability through accidents or illness to those for whom the passage of time has simply dictated a need for additional support
    http://www.enablelink.org
  • Esmerel's Collection of Disability Resources
    On these pages, you will find lists of many disability related resources. There are literally hundreds of well-organized links. These lists will continue to grow. Individual pages are updated on a weekly basis.
    http://www.esmerel.org
  • Gallaudet University
    Welcome to the world's only university for deaf and hard of hearing undergraduate students. Graduate degree programs and continuing education courses are available to deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing students.
    http://www.gallaudet.edu
  • Inclusion Network
    The Inclusion Network was formed when discussions with individuals and organizations, initiated by The Mayerson Foundation, identified the need for an umbrella group that would help raise awareness of inclusion, recognize exemplary inclusive efforts, provide technical assistance and link individuals with and without disabilities. The Inclusion Network is a group of volunteers concerned with making Greater Cincinnati a more inclusive community.
    http://www.inclusion.org
  • Inclusion Press
    Inclusion Press is a small independent press striving to produce readable, accessible, user-friendly books and resources about full inclusion in school, work, and community.
    http://www.inclusion.com
  • Internet Resources for Special Children
    The IRSC web site is dedicated to communicating information relating to the needs of children with disABILITIES on a global basis in order to: Provide valuable information for parents, family members, caregivers, friends, educators, and medical professionals who interact with children who have disabilities.
    http://www.irsc.org
  • League for the Hard of Hearing
    The League's Mission is to improve the quality of life for people with all degrees of hearing loss. This is accomplished by providing hearing rehabilitation and human service programs for people who are hard of hearing and deaf, and their families, regardless of age or mode of communication.
    http://www.lhh.org
  • MAINSTREAM
    MAINSTREAM has been advocating for disability rights. Produced by, for and about people with disabilities, MAINSTREAM covers news & current affairs, new products & technology, profiles of movers & shakers, education, employment, sexuality & relationships, housing, transportation, travel & recreation.
    http://www.mainstream-mag.com
  • Mobility International
    Mobility International USA's (MIUSA) mission is to empower people with disabilities around the world through international exchange, information, technical assistance and training to ensure the inclusion of people with disabilities in international exchange and development programs.
    http://www.miusa.org
  • National Federation of the Blind
    The purpose of the National Federation of the Blind is to help blind persons achieve self-confidence and self-respect and to act as a vehicle for collective self-expression by the blind. By providing public education about blindness, information and referral services, scholarships, literature and publications about blindness, aids and appliances and other adaptive equipment for the blind, advocacy services and protection of civil rights.
    http://www.nfb.org
  • National Organization on Disability
    The National Organization on Disability promotes full and equal participation of America's 54 million men, women and children with disabilities in all aspects of life
    http://www.nod.org
  • NORMEMMA.COM
    An Axis disability rights website.
    http://www.normemma.com
  • Office of Disability and Health (Center for Disease Control)
    The Center of Disease Control Disability and Health Branch provides public health leadership to promote understanding about disabilities by promoting partnerships with national disability organizations
    http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/disabilityandhealth/ 
  • Our-Kids
    The Our-Kids list consist of over 800 people representing children of varying diagnosis; everything from indefinite developmental delays and sensory integration problems, to cerebral palsy, to rare genetic disorders. Over 35 countries are currently represented.
    http://www.our-kids.org
  • Refinance & Mortgage Guide for People with Disabilities
    This guide seeks not only to provide the reader with the most relevant and essential resources needed to navigate the myriad of red tape and sometimes rigid processes regularly associated with real estate purchases; it also aims to educate you.
    http://www.refinancemortgagerates.org/mortgage-guide-for-people-with-disabilities 
  • Society for Disability Studies
    The Society for Disability Studies (SDS) is an organization devoted to a multidisciplinary analysis of disability. SDS promotes an understanding of the ways that societies structure ideas about disability and the impact of those ideas on the freedoms of disabled people.
    http://www.uic.edu/orgs/sds/
  • The Center for Accessible Technology
    The Center for Accessible Technology works with children and adults with disabilities, their families, teachers, counselors, and employers to explore computer systems, adaptive devices and software.
    http://www.cforat.org
  • WebABLE Services
    WebABLE is a leading provider of Web accessibility technology, consulting, and training.
    http://www.webable.com