DRRI: Miscellaneous

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Discussion Lists

Aging-dd welcomes discussion, information, and materials on aging and older persons with developmental disabilities. To subscribe, send a message with a blank subject line to listserv@lsv.uky.edu. In the body of the message type "subscribe aging-dd Firstname Lastname".

Friendlycaregivers is for caregivers who are family members or professionals (e.g., nurses).

World Wide Web

American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM)
Serving people with disabilities with research, information, news, publications, and resources.

American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (AOTA)
Association of occupational therapists and people in occupational therapy offering information about the field.

Assisted Living Directory
A directory that helps narrow down assisted living locations for seniors and individuals with disabilities. Assisted Living Directory lists care options, organized by state, then by city.

Burn Survivors Throughout The World
International organization offering support, information, and education for burn survivors.

Center for Research on Women with Disabilities (CROWD)
Health information and links related to advocacy, research and studies, community, and education for women with disabilities.

Canine Companions for Independence
Non-profit organization that provides highly trained assistance dogs and support.

Children Now
Research, information, newsroom, and education to assure that children grow up in economically secure families.

Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
Information about accreditation and a list of accredited service providers.

Crotched Mountain
Information on connecting people with rehabilitation, education, community and foundation funding sources.

Delta Society the Human-Animal Health Connection
A resource for information regarding services and therapy animals.

Disability Direct
Provides access to Directions magazine and service provider resources relating to independent living.

Disability History Museum
Information regarding disability history exhibits, text and images library and teacher resources.

Dr. Edward C. Keller Jr.'s Personal Website
Dr. Keller is a polio survivor since the age of 17 and various other impairments has been a very successful person, learn about his career and personal background and disabilities history.

Family Village
Informational resources on specific diagnoses, communication connections, adaptive products and technology, adaptive recreational activities, education, worship, health issues, disability-related media and literature.

Global Access News
Resources for the global traveler with a disability.

Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital
Information about services and research for people with or at risk for disabilities.

Independent Living Institute (ILI)
Virtual library and interactive services for persons with extensive disabilities. Assistance available in design and implementation of direct payment schemes for personal assistance services, mainstream taxi and assistive technology.

International Association of Assistance Dog Partners (IAADP)
Education and information about assistance dogs and related resources.

International Center For Disability Information (ICDI) Disability Tables
Data tables sorted by state, U.S. totals and world.

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)
Information about accreditation and a list of accredited healthcare organizations and related resources.

Kids As Self Advocates (KASA)
Youth that are committed to empowering other youth to advocate for themselves.

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital
Magee programs, services, rehabilitation, healthcare, and employment information.

Minnesota Center Against Violence & Abuse
Publications and research related to violence and abuse.

Mr. Long-Term Care
Long-term care insurance and information.

National Accessible Travelers Database
A database that provides easy access for people with disabilities to the availability of accessible transportation anywhere in the country.

National Institute on Aging
Institute leading an effort to understand the nature of aging, with fundraising, research, and training available online.

Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission
Promotes employment of Ohioans with disabilities with news and annual report available online.

Physicians' Disability Services, Inc.
Social Security Disability publications available online.

Shepherd Center
Atlanta-based hospital treating people with spinal cord injuries, acquired brain injuries, multiple sclerosis and other neurological conditions with resources and service information available online.

Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services
Community resources for Texans with disabilities.

U.S. Golf Association Resource Center for Individuals with Disabilities
Information for potential or current golfers with disabilities and other interested members of the golf and medical communities.

Viewpoint Mobility
Manufacturer of wheelchair accessible minivan, The Vision.

Information and education for people using wheelchairs.

Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA)
Contact information for WWDA.

World Congress on Disabilities (WCD)
Comprehensive forum for persons with disabilities and those involved in their care and development. Includes associations, products and services to enrich daily life.