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

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

Access Unlimited
Resources on mobility impairments and other disabilities.
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/

Disabilities, Teaching Strategies, and Resources
Inclusion in science education for students with disabilities.
http://www.as.wvu.edu/~scidis/sitemap.html

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://www.rit.edu/~easi/

The Faculty Room Knowledge Base
A searchable collection of questions and answers, case studies, and promising practices of interest to postsecondary faculty members.
http://www.washington.edu/doit/Faculty/kb.html

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/

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/

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/

Working Together: Computers and People with Mobility Impairments
Video presentation and publication featuring computer access technology for people with mobility impairments .
http://www.washington.edu/doit/Video/wt_mobility.html