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The World Wide Web is abundant with resources on specific health conditions. Several Web sites provide information related to supporting students with health concerns.

The following Web sites focus on specific health conditions:

AIDS Research Information Center
Library, resources, links, hotline and services information.

American Burn Association
Information and resources from the ABA.

American Cancer Society
General information on cancer.

American Diabetes Association
General information on diabetes.

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
Provides information as well as a resource directory pointing to sources of information.

The Arthritis Foundation
General information on arthritis.

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA)
General information, news, support groups and resource catalog for asthma and allergy-related topics.

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
Information on Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

Disability-Related Resources on the Internet
A comprehensive list of Web sites and discussion lists related to disability.

Epilepsy Foundation of America
General information, research, advocacy services, marketplace and electronic communities.

The Faculty Room Knowledge Base
A searchable collection of questions and answers, case studies, and promising practices of interest to postsecondary faculty members.

Guillain-Barre Syndrome Foundation International
Information and Resources on Gullian-Barre Syndrome.

Lupus Foundation of America
A comprehensive research and communication tool.

Authoritative information on health related information from government agencies and health-related organizations.

Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, Inc. (MSF)
General information on Multiple Sclerosis and mailing list options.

Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)
General information on Muscular dystrophy

National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)
Rare diseases database that provides information and resources on hundreds of rare diseases.

National Spinal Cord Injury Association
Information and resources regarding spinal cord injuries.

Tourette Syndrome Association, Inc.
Educational materials, support services and research on Tourette Syndrome.