DRRI: Mobility and Physical Impairments

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Discussion Lists

ARM-AMP is a list for amputees and concerned friends, relatives, and professionals. To subscribe, send a message with a blank subject line to listserv@listserv.icors.org. In the body of the message type "subscribe ARM-AMP Firstname Lastname".

Bifida-l is for discussion of issues related to Spina Bifida.

C-palsy list includes all aspects of Cerebral Palsy. To subscribe, send a message with a blank subject line to listserv@listserv.icors.org. In the body of the message type "subscribe c-palsy".

Cpparent is for discussions of issues related to parenting children with Cerebral Palsy. Children, as well as parents, are invited to join. To subscribe, send a message with a blank subject line to cpparent-subscribe-request@listserv.syr.edu. In the body of the message type "subscribe cpparent Firstname Lastname".

Hemi-kids is a list where parents of children with hemiplegia, a type of Cerebral Palsy, discuss issues related to their children.

Parkinsn is an open, unmoderated, international forum that provides an information exchange network for individuals interested in Parkinson's Disease. To subscribe, send a message with a blank subject line to listserv@listserv.utoronto.ca. In the body of the message type "subscribe parkinsn Firstname Lastname".

Parkinson is a Spanish speaking list on Parkinson's Disease for those affected, family, and friends. To subscribe, send a message with a blank subject line to listserv@listserv.rediris.es. In the body of the message type "subscribe parkinson Firstname Lastname".

Polio is for people with Polio and their associates. To subscribe, send a message with a blank subject line to listserv@maelstrom.stjohns.edu. In the body of the message type "subscribe polio Firstname Lastname".

Post-Polio-Med is a forum for post-polio syndrome researchers, physicians and other post-polio syndrome medical professionals, polio survivors, family, friends, students and others who are interested in post-polio syndrom e. Includes newsletter. To subscribe, send a message to Post-Polio-Med-subscribe-request@listserv.icors.org.

Sorehand is a forum for discussing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Tendonitis. To subscribe, send a message with a blank subject line to listserv@itssrv1.ucsf.edu. In the body of the message type "subscribe sorehand Firstname Lastname".

World Wide Web

All About Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Includes comprehensive medical information, detailed descriptions, a large archive of news stories, rated links, famous people and personal accounts, as well as poems and essays by people with MS.

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)
An organization that advances rheumatology through education, research, and advocacy.

Facts on Central Nervous System Disorders including those that involve the spinal cord and brain.

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
Organization fostering advancements in physical therapy with publications, links, and various resources available online.

Arthritis Foundation
Information on conditions, treatments, advocacy, research, and links to the arthritis community and other resources.

BlazeSports America
Membership, information, and news about competitive sports for individuals with disabilities.

CareCure Community
Forums with information on spinal cord injury and related issues.

Chairdex.com has a variety of wheelchair resources and information. Topics include: wheelchair history, pricing, accessories, design, and maintenance.

Christopher Reeve Foundation (CRF)
CRF is dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by funding innovative research and improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis through grants, information, and advocacy.

Craig Hospital
Rehabilitation and research for patients with spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury.

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Washington
Resources to improve advocacy and quality of life for persons with disabilities through patient care, research, and education.

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.

Handi Ramp
A network of assistance and funding information for wheelchair ramps and other assistive technologies.

Information and resources for parents of children with hemiplegia and hemiplegic cerebral palsy.

The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis
Research information, newsletter, and other resources from this project based at the University of Miami School of Medicine.

Midwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury Care System (MRSCICS)
Research, case studies, and presentations related to spinal cord injuries.

Mobility International USA (MIUSA)
International exchange, information, technical assistance, and training to empower people with disabilities around the world.

Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Publications
Provides resources and publications for people with Muscular Dystrophy, including the Quest Magazine.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Grants, fellowships, research and dissemination on causes, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of neurological disorders and stroke.

Neurosupport Centre
Provides information and support to people with neurological conditions.

Parkinson's Disease
Information about Parkinson's disease, support, and online resources.

Post-Polio Syndrome Fact Sheet
Facts and information about post-polio from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Canada
Resources include support, news, and related research information.

Typing Injury FAQ (TIFAQ)
Educational site providing information about repetitive strain injuries, resources, and information on assistive technology.

Vent Users' Support Page
Newsletter written for adults who are dependent on a ventilator. The focus is on advocacy, community, health care, and problem solving.

Wheelweb spinal cord injury resource
Free, member-only resources including community information, general information, and other links.