Mobility Impairments Resources

Case Studies | Q&A's

A rich collection of resources on the World Wide Web is available to those who wish to know more about mobility impairments and about resources and accommodations available to those who have mobility impairments.

Access Board-Federal Agency Responsible for Accessibility Specifications of Buildings
News archives, rules and notices, reports.
http://www.access-board.gov/

Access Unlimited
Various links for mobility impairments and other disability resources.
http://www.accessunlimited.com/

Disability-Related Resources on the Internet
A comprehensive list of Web sites and discussion lists related to disability.
http://www.washington.edu/doit/Brochures/DRR/

American Institute of Architects (AIA)
Comprehensive Web site pertaining to all architectural topics.
http://www.aia.org/

Easter Seals National Office
Resources for people with various disabilities.
http://www.easterseals.org/

Equal Access to Software and Information (EASI)
Workshops, publications, and resources about computer access for people with disabilities
http://people.rit.edu/easi/index.htm

Mississippi State University, (1996). College Students with Disabilities: A Desk Reference Guide for Faculty and Staff.
A quick reference for information, accommodations, and legal requirements in providing equal access for students with disabilities.
http://www.educ.msstate.edu/PAACS/products/fsg_guide.html

Muscular Dystrophy Association
General information on muscular dystrophy.
http://mdausa.org/

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS)
General information, news, educational programs, related to Multiple Sclerosis.
http://www.nmss.org/

National Spinal Cord Injury Association
Information and resources regarding spinal cord injuries.
http://spinalcord.org/

RESNA (Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America)
Resources and general information on disabilities.
http://www.resna.org/

Spina Bifida Association
News and resources on Spina Bifida.
http://www.sbaa.org/

Trace Research and Development Center
An interdisciplinary research, development and resource center on technology and disability "to advance the ability of people with disabilities to achieve their life objectives through the use of communication, computer and information technologies."
http://www.trace.wisc.edu/

United Cerebral Palsy Association
Information and resources related to Cerebral Palsy.
http://www.ucpa.org/

Family Village - "A Global Community of Disability-Related Resources"
Information resources on diagnoses, communication connections, adaptive technology and products, education, for individuals with disabilities, families and professionals.
http://www.familyvillage.wisc.edu/

For more information consult the DO-IT publication Working Together: Computers and People With Mobility Impairments.