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Links in this category: 510. Newest link in this category: 2019-02-18

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CCS Disability Action
Provides services to people with disabilities and their families/whanau and caregivers throughout New Zealand. CCS believes in building a better world for people with disabilities and works in partnership with people with disabilities and their families in ways which encourages independence. Services include family support, early childhood services, recreation services, adult training and independent living services, computer services, information services and the Mobility Parking Scheme, a parking scheme for people with disabilities. CCS also has a disability awareness programme - Kids Up the Road - which, using the medium of puppets, and visits most schools throughout New Zealand.
http://www.ccsdisabilityaction.org.nz/
New Zealand,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
ABILIS Foundation
ABILIS Foundation is a development fund, founded by Finnish disabled people in 1998. We give financial support to organisations of disabled people in the South.
http://www.abilis.fi/en/
International interest,
Finland,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Abilities Expo
Independent and Assisted Living Products and Services.
http://www.abilitiesexpo.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
AbilityHub
This Assistive Technology web site is for people with a disability, and will direct you to adaptive equipment for computers.
http://www.abilityhub.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
AbilityNet (UK)
Abilitynet offers advice, support, assessment of needs, and the supply of adapted computer equipment, for people with any sort of disability.
http://www.abilitynet.co.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Abledata, Assistive Technology Information
Searchable database of 19,000 assistive technology products. Site maintained for the National Institute of Disability Rehabilitation Research of the U.S. Department of Education.
http://www.abledata.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Access Wheels, Inc
Providing a nationwide network of rental wheelchair accessible vans.
http://www.wheelerz.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Accessdome.com
a Global Community dedicated to individuals seeking or offering products, services, information, and participation in ensuring that the Web is accessible to people with disabilities, including people who are vision impaired or have hearing disabilities, physical disabilities, cognitive, and neurological disabilities.
http://www.accessdome.com/default.asp
International interest,
Canada,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Accessibility Guidelines Implementation Project
The AGI project is designed as a way of "beta testing", in actual use on the "front lines" of web design, the WAI page author recommendations from the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
http://hwg.org/opcenter/projects/agi/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Accessible Journeys - Wheelchair Travel - Accessible Cruises
Accessible Journeys offers and designs wheelchair travel, accessible cruises, and wheelchair tours, for slow walkers, wheelchair travelers, their families and their friends.
http://www.accessiblejourneys.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Accessible Kiwi Tours, New Zealand

http://www.toursnz.com/
New Zealand,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Accessible Landscapes Project
The Landscapes For All Project was conceived in 1990 as a logical extension of work on park and playground access. Those working with the project believe it is possible and practical to design more accessible landscapes, and that access improvements can meet the needs of a wide range of people.
http://www.sfsu.edu/%7Esfsualp/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Achievable Concepts (AU)
An Australian business which supplies Adapted Recreation and Sporting Equipment for People with Disabilities and The Aged.
http://www.achievableconcepts.com.au/
Australia,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Adaptive Computer Products
Includes links under the categories of: Guides to Adaptive Technologies, Transparent Hardware Interfaces, Computer Access Software, Input Devices/Switches, Augmentative Communication Devices, Speech Recognition/Voice Controlled Systems, Products for the Blind/Visually Impaired, Possible Funding Sources/Low Cost, Assistive Technology Programs, Books to Buy!, and Other.
http://www.eskimo.com/~jlubin/disabled/c..
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Adaptive Access
Handicapped remodeling and wheelchair accessible construction for Houston area homes and businesses. Features services and contact information.
http://www.adaptiveaccess.com
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Adaptive Computer Empowerment Services ACES
The mission of ACES is o improve the quality of life for persons in San Diego County who are disabled by empowering them with computer technology. Specifically, our outcomes focus on civic involvement and self-sufficiency with an emphasis on quality of life enhancement.
http://www.adaptive.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Adaptive Technology Center for the Blind (ATCB)
The ATCB is a dedicated computer trainer and Braille transcriber Center focusing on the needs of students and professionals in Ethiopia who are blind or visually impaired
http://www3.sympatico.ca/tamru/
Ethiopia,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
AEGEE - European Students' Association
Founded in Paris in 1985, with local branches in approximately 170 European cities and about 22,500 members. Includes news, events, projects, networking, and meeting information.
http://www.aegee.org/
International interest,
Belgium,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
AFS Intercultural Programs USA
AFS provides international exchanges through homestays for US and international youth, high school students, college students and educators in over 50 countries. AFS is committed to provide increased access to their programs to groups that are traditionally underserved and underrepresented in exchange programs including young people with disabilities.
http://www.afs.org/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
AHEAD, the Association for Higher Education Access and Disability
AHEAD, the Association for Higher Education Access and Disability, is an independent non-profit organisation working to promote full access to and participation in third level education for students with disabilities in Ireland.
http://www.ahead.ie/
International interest,
Ireland,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
All Walks Of Life
Works to prevent violence against people with disabilities. We accomplish our purpose by collecting data, providing education, publishing reports and working with other like-minded individuals and organizations.
http://www.awol-texas.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Allgohere.com
Directory of mainstream disability-friendly primarily UK hotels and a guide to the disability policies of major world airlines.
http://www.allgohere.com/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
American Council of the Blind
Provides general information about the Council, including recent issues of our monthly publication, The Braille Forum.
http://www.acb.org/
International interest,
United States,
Link checked 2019-02
American Disabled for Attendant Programs Today (ADAPT)
We are fighting so people with disabilities can live in the community with real supports instead of being locked away in nursing homes and other institutions.
http://www.adapt.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
American Jewish World Service USA
The American Jewish World Service provides international service opportunities throughout the world through their Jewish Volunteer Corps program.
http://www.ajws.org/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Americans with Disabilities Act - Information and Technical Assistance
The ADA Home Page provides access to Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations for businesses and State and local governments, technical assistance materials, ADA Standards for Accessible Design, links to Federal agencies with ADA responsibilities and information, updates on new ADA requirements, information about Department of Justice ADA settlement agreements and enforcement activities and access to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) ADA material.
http://ada.gov/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
APNIL, the Asia-Pacific Network for Independent Living Centers
website of APNIL, the Asia-Pacific Network for Independent Living Centers, spreading Independent Living principles and approach to the developing countries of Asia and the Pacific.
http://apnil.org/
International interest,
Link checked 2019-02
Apple - Accessibility
Mac OS X operating system includes a wide variety of features and technologies specifically designed to provide accessibility to users with disabilities.
http://www.apple.com/accessibility/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Armchair World
Disability-accessible tours.
http://www.armchair.com/tour/hc/handcap...
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Assistivetech.net
An online information resource providing up-to-date, thorough information on assistive technologies, adaptive environments and community resources.
http://www.assistivetech.net/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Association for International Practical Training
The AIPT administers a wide range of student, business and professional training/cultural exchanges between the U.S. and other countries. AIPT encourages persons with disabilities interested in international practical experience to apply.
http://www.aipt.org/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Association for the Help of Retarded Children (AHRC)
A voluntary organization founded in 1949 by parents who were determined to forever change society's traditional disregard for the needs of their children with mental retardation.
http://www.ahrcsuffolk.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Association of Birth Defect Children, Inc.
Information to parents and professionals about all kinds of birth defects, resources, support groups and environmental exposures that may cause birth defects.
http://www.birthdefects.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Association of University Centers on Disabilities Home Page
The Association of University Centers on Disabilities (formerly the American Association of University Affiliated Programs for Persons with Developmental Disabilities) is a 501(c) non-profit organization that promotes and supports the national network of university centers on disabilities.
http://www.aucd.org/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Axis Disability Rights Website
Norman Kunc and Emma Van der Klift have work to ensure that people with disabilities are able to take their rightful place in schools, workplaces, and communities.
http://www.normemma.com/
Canada,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Bahá'í International Community - Human Rights and Disability
Statement to the fortieth session of the United Nations Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities, Agenda item 7: human rights and disability.
http://www.bic-un.bahai.org/88-0806.htm
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Blind Foundation New Zealand
Information about New Zealand Foundation of the Blind, blindness issues, Guide Dog Services, Library and Information Services for the Blind, Equipment for Blind people
https://blindfoundation.org.nz/
New Zealand,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Brain Injury Association of New Hampshire
The Brain Injury Association of New Hampshire is a private, non-profit, family and consumer run organization representing over 5000 New Hampshire residents with acquired brain disorders and stroke. The BIANH was founded in 1983 by NH parents seeking to bring home their brain injured children from out of state nursing homes.
http://www.bianh.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Breathing Easy: A Guide for Travelers with Pulmonary Disabilities
Articles, tips, and advice about traveling with oxygen, including all the regulations for the safe transport of oxygen.
http://www.breathineasy.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Business Disability Forum
Business Disability Forum is a not-for-profit member organisation that makes it easier and more rewarding to do business with and employ disabled people.
http://businessdisabilityforum.org.uk/
International interest,
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Canada Revenu Agency - People with disabilities
Information for people with disabilities on such topics as medical expenses, tax credits, deductions, benefits, services, forms, publications, etc.
http://www.ccra-adrc.gc.ca/disability/
International interest,
Canada,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Canadian Association of Independent Living Centres (CAILC)
A national umbrella organization which consists of local autonomous Independent Living Resource Centres (ILRCs). Each ILRC is community-based and controlled by and for persons with disabilities.
http://www.cailc.ca/
Canada,
English language,
Link checked (2006-11/2020-06
Canadian Council on Rehabilitation
Through partnerships, innovation, advocacy and education, CCRW strives to open up the workforce and to promote and support meaningful and equitable employment of people with disabilities.
http://www.ccrw.org/
Canada,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB)
A voluntary, not-for-profit rehabilitation agency that provides services for people who are blind, visually impaired and deafblind. The CNIB’s primary goal is to empower its clients to participate fully in a sighted world.
http://www.cnib.ca/
Canada,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
CDS International, inc usa
CDS International, Inc. is a non-profit organization with international practical training opportunities for inbound/outbound young professionals, students, educators, as well as labor, business and government representatives.
http://www.cdsintl.org/
International interest,
United States,
Link checked 2019-02
CeDIR - Center for Disability Information & Referral
The mission of the Center for Disability Information & Referral (CeDIR) is to provide access to information to meet individuals' disability-related needs through print, nonprint, and human resources.
http://www.iidc.indiana.edu/cedir/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Center for Computer Assistance to the Disabled (C-CAD)
Mission: To serve the disabled community and those interested in the field of adaptive technology.
http://www.c-cad.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Center for Disability Resources Library at University of South Carolina
The CDR Library consists of books, videos, brochures, and audiotapes covering a variety of disability-related topics.
http://uscm.med.sc.edu/CDR/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Center for Persons with Disabilities at Utah University
Utah's University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service, the Center for Persons with Disabilities engages in innovative and responsive activities.
http://www.cpd.usu.edu/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Centre for Accessible Environments
The Centre for Accessible Environments is committed to the provision of buildings and places which are accessible to all users, including disabled and older people, and to the enhancement of quality in design. It is a technical information training and consultancy resource for the construction industry, providers of goods and services, the care professions and disabled people.
http://www.cae.org.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Certec
Certec is a division of the Department of Design Sciences at the Lund Institute of Technology, the engineering faculty of Lund University. The aim of our research and courses is to contribute to improved opportunities for people with disabilities by developing more usable technical devices, new design concepts, and new individual methods of learning and searching.
http://www.certec.lth.se/english/
Sweden,
Swedish language,
Link checked 2019-02
Children's International Summer Villages USA
Children's International Summer Villages is a non-profit volunteer organization that works towards understanding and appreciation of different cultures. They offer four programs that are designed for children ages 11-18. CISV has had minimal experience with integrating persons with disabilities into the programs, but has sponsored several camps exclusively for people who are Deaf.
http://www.cisvusa.org/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
CIL
The Centre For Independent Living, Belfast (CIL) is an organisation of disabled people working to support disabled people's right to have choice and control in their lives and to take an active part in the community in which they live. CIL aim to promote the philosophy of independent living and raise awareness about Direct Payments as an option for disabled people to achieve independence.
http://www.cilbelfast.org/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
CIS Study Abroad in Australia, New Zealand, England, Sweden, Scotland, Ireland, Italy and Spain
The Center for International Studies, is a global education organization dedicated to offering study abroad experiences to students who have a high school diploma. Cis has offices in Sweden (www.cis.nu) and Boston - US.
http://www.cisabroad.com/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Closing The Gap
Focuses on computer technology for people with special needs through its bi-monthlynewspaper, annual international conference and extensive web site.
http://www.closingthegap.com/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Concrete Changes
The movement is growing for basic access ("visit-ability") in all new homes, whether or not a person with a disability is slated to live there.
http://www.concretechange.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Conductive Education Online
The Conductive Education Website is a resource for the worldwide community of Conductive Education and is provided by The Foundation for Conductive Education
http://www.conductive-education.org.uk/
International interest,
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Council of Canadians with Disabilities
The Council of Canadians with Disabilities advocates at the federal level to improve the lives of men and women with disabilities in Canada, by eliminating inequality and discrimination. Our members include national, regional and local advocacy organizations that are controlled by persons with disabilities. CCD is a team of people with disabilities, deeply committed to the principles of self-help and consumer advocacy.
http://www.ccdonline.ca/
Canada,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Council on Quality and Leadership
The Council on Quality and Leadership is an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the quality of service.
http://www.thecouncil.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Crosspoint Anti Racism
A collection of international links in the field of of Human Rights, Anti-Racism, Refugees, Women's rights, Antifascism, Shoah, etc.
http://www.magenta.nl/crosspoint/index.h..
International interest,
Netherlands,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Danish Centre for Accessibility / Dansk Center for Tilgængelighed
The Danish Centre for Accessibility (DCFT) is a national, self-governing centre, established in 1996. The background was the government’s signing of the UN Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities.
http://www.sbi.dk/tilgaengelighed
Denmark,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
DAWN Canada
DAWN Canada is a national organization controlled by and comprised of women who self identify as women with disabilities. We are from all backgrounds and all disabilities. We are a feminist organization working to achieve control over our lives and end the stereotype that labels us dependent burdens on society. Our Network began in 1985. Our Society Status was received in 1992.
http://www.dawncanada.net/
Canada,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Direct Learn
Provides training, consultancy and other services to education in the UK and abroad. We specialise in issues around online learning, information and learning technology, accessibility and disability.
http://www.directlearn.co.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Disabilities Studies for Teachers at the Syracuse University Center on Human Policy.
Lesson plans and materials designed to help teachers integrate disability studies into social studies, history, literature, and related subjects in grades 6-12
http://www.disabilitystudiesforteachers...
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Disability Action
Disability Action has six offices. It's Head Quarters and Transport office in Belfast, and four local offices in Derry, Dungannon, Carrickfergus and Newry. Services include information & policy, employment and training support, capacity building, training on disability issues, transport and mobility assessment.
http://www.disabilityaction.org/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Disability Equipment UK
DoAbility UK supplies disability equipment to the UK and Ireland.
https://doability.co.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Disability information from New Mobility Magazine
New Mobility magazine's site for wheelchair users includes a wealth of articles, active message boards, chat rooms, a calendar of events, links and classifieds.
http://newmobility.com/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Disability Network Inc.
An information highway for the disabled and their families.
http://www.disabilitynetwork.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Disability rights (AU)
The home page of Disability Rights policy and projects within the Australian Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission. Here you can find a range of resources and links on disability rights and discrimination issues.
https://www.humanrights.gov.au/our-work/..
Australia,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Disability Rights Advocates
A non-profit law firm that specializes in class action disability law. Our main purpose is to advance the status of people with disabilities.
http://www.dralegal.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Disability Social History Project
The Disability History Project is a community history project and we welcome your participation. This is an opportunity for disabled people to reclaim our history and determine how we want to define ourselves and our struggles.
http://www.disabilityhistory.org/dshp.ht..
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Disability WebLinks - Réseau handicap
Disability WebLinks is "a collaborative Federal/Provincial/Territorial project undertaken by Ministers responsible for Social Services and developed in consultation with representatives from the disability community. Human Resources Development Canada manages Disability WebLinks under the direction of the Federal/Provincial/Territorial Working Group for Benefits and Services for Persons with Disabilities."
http://www.disabilityweblinks.ca/
International interest,
Canada,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Disabilitytravel.
"Our web site is a show case of our programs and services for slow walkers, wheelchair travelers, their families and their friends."
http://www.disabilitytravel.com/
International interest,
United States,
Link checked 2019-02
Disabled Living Foundation - DLF
The Disabled Living Foundation is a UK national charity working for greater independence for disabled people, providing equipment advice and information.
http://www.dlf.org.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Disabled Women on the Web
Disabled Women on the Web was established by Corbett O'Toole of the Disabled Women's Alliance to provide information, resources, and support for women with disabilities to continue to CHANGE THE WORLD!
http://www.disabilityhistory.org/dwa/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
DO-IT Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology
Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology at the University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
http://www.washington.edu/doit/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
DO-IT Menthor Programme
An international online mentoring community, promoted and coordinated by Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology (DO-IT)
http://www.washington.edu/doit/Brochures..
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Duxbury Systems
Home of Raised Dot Computing and MegaDots, braille translation programs.
http://www.duxburysystems.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Dynamic Living
We offer hundreds of kitchen products, bathroom helpers and unique daily living products that promote a convenient, comfortable and safe home environment for people of all ages.
http://www.dynamic-living.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Education UK
The official British Council website for international students looking for courses or for studying in Britain.
http://www.educationuk.org/
International interest,
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Emerging Horizons
A consumer-oriented quarterly publication that highlights accessible B&B's, covers travel health issues, and contains resources, accessibility information and suggestions from other travelers.
http://emerginghorizons.com/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Enabling Education Network
A website packed full of useful, relevant information on Inclusive Education with a particular focus on economically poorer countries and practitioners.
http://www.eenet.org.uk/
International interest,
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Erasmus Student Network (ESN)
Erasmus Student Network (ESN) is a European wide student organization. Its goal is to help exchange students find there way in there new city. Our network is in contact with more than 60,000 international minded students.
http://www.esn.org/
International interest,
Belgium,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Estonian Association of Muscular Disorders Muscular Disorders
The purpose of the Society is to raise the living standard of the muscular diseased.
http://www.els.ee/index.php?page=3
Estonia,
Estonian language,
Link checked 2019-02
European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training CEDEFOP
The European agency that helps policy-makers and practitioners of the European Commission, the Member States and social partner organisations across Europe make informed choices about vocational training policy.
http://www.cedefop.europa.eu/
International interest,
Greece,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
European Commission e-Accessibility
Efforts and activities done at the Commission level to overcome accessibility barriers.
http://europa.eu/legislation_summaries/i..
International interest,
Belgium,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Exceptional Nurse
For nurses and students with disabilities. Offers annotated links to equipment, mentors, employment, financial aid, legal issues and research.
http://www.ExceptionalNurse.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Family Caregiver Alliance
A nationally recognized information center on long-term caregiving and the lead agency in California's statewide system of Caregiver Resource Centers.
https://www.caregiver.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
For Your Convenience
For Your Convenience is a unique company totally dedicated to enabling independent living by solving accessibility and mobility problems in your bath, bedroom, kitchen and throughout your home. Our experienced crews can work within your budget to customize access according to your disability.
http://www.foryourconvenience.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Foundation of Resources for Equality and Employment for the Disabled (FREED)
As a non profit Independent Living Resource Center, our goal is to empower people with disabilities to exercise their civil rights in becoming active, productive members of our community.
http://www.freed.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Fragile X Syndrome
Fragile X is the #1 inherited cause of mental retardation, affecting an estimated 1 in 2000 males and 1 in 4000 females of all races. It is relatively unknown and often misdiagnosed.
http://www.fraxa.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Freedom Scientific
Freedom Scientific's mission is to change the world for people with sensory impairments and learning disabilities by creating innovative, technology based products and solutions.
http://www.freedomscientific.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
GIL Göteborgskooperativet för Independent Living
GIL är ett icke vinstdrivande kooperativ som ägs och drivs av medlemmar med funktionshinder och behov av personlig assistans.
http://www.gil.se/
Sweden,
Swedish language,
Link checked 2019-02
Gimp on the Go
The Internet's premier disabilities travel publication.
http://www.gimponthego.com/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Gladnet - Global Applied Disability Research and Information Network on Employment and Training
TThe GLADNET Association was established in 1997. It is affiliated with the ILO Disability and Work Programme. The objective of the Association is to promote disability policy and programme reform with emphasis on integrated training and employment options for working age disabled persons.
http://www.gladnet.org/
International interest,
Canada,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Global Service Corps
Global Service Corps is a non-profit volunteer organization providing cross-cultural learning and community service adventures for adults in Costa Rica, Tanzania and Thailand. GSC encourages anyone who is deaf or hearing impaired to participate on the Thailand programs.
http://www.globalservicecorps.org/
International interest,
Link checked 2019-02
Greater Detroit Agency for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Greater Detroit Agency for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Detroit, Michigan, is a non-profit agency dedicated to preventing blindness, reducing the impact of blindness, and advocating for those with severe vision loss.
http://www.gdabvi.org/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Handi Cap Evasion
(France) - A French non-profit association, founded in 1988 in the Hautes-Alpes (France) to help physically handicapped and able-bodied people to hike together in the mountains in France and abroad. This is possible thanks to a special wheelchair called the <a href="../docs1/joelette.html" target="top">"Joëlette"</a>. The Website is in English and French.
http://www.hce.asso.fr/
International interest,
France,
French language,
Link checked 2019-02
Handicappede Studerende og Kandidater
En gruppe bevægelses- handicappede studerende ved Københavns Universitet, Indre By, startede i 1985 foreningen med det formål at forbedre lokale- og adgangsforholdene på Universitetet.
http://www.hsknet.dk/
Denmark,
Danish language,
Link checked 2019-02
Herefordshire Centre of Independent Living |
Providing independent living services to disabled and older people throughout Herefordshire
http://www.herefordshire-cil.com/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Hjælpemiddelinstituttet
The Danish Centre for Assistive Technology
http://www.hmi.dk/
Denmark,
Danish language,
Link checked 2019-02
Holiday Care (U.K.)
Founded in 1981, we are the UK's central source of travel and holiday information and support for disabled and older people, their families, friends and carers.
http://www.holidaycare.org.uk/
International interest,
United Kingdom,
Link checked 2019-02
Idealist.org - Action Without Borders
Idealist.org is the online meeting place for nonprofit organizations, resources, consultants, job seekers and volunteers.
http://www.idealist.org/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
ILRC - the Independent Living Resource Centre
The ILRC is a consumer controlled organization that promotes and enables citizens with disabilities to make choices and take responsibility for the development and management of personal and community resources.
http://www.ilrc.mb.ca/
Canada,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Inclusion Daily Express
A world-wide email news service that reports on disability rights and the exciting movement toward full community inclusion and self-determination.
http://www.inclusiondaily.com/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Independence First
IndependenceFirst is a non-residential Independent Living Center operated by a staff and board composed primarily of people with disabilities.
http://www.independencefirst.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Independent Living Aids
Offering a large selection of aids for daily living designed to assist the visually, hearing and physically disabled.
http://www.independentliving.com/
International interest,
United States,
Link checked 2019-02
Independent Living Centre Australia Inc
Independent Living Centres are information resource centres which are located in every state and in ACT. Each centre displays a comprehensive range of products and equipment to assist with daily living activities. Everybody is welcome to use the ILC services, including people with disabilities, older people, their carers, parents, advocates and other service providers, health professionals, architects, builders, suppliers, manufacturers and students. You can try out products and equipment and select those most suitable prior to purchase. Please note that we do not sell items, we only display them. Each centre has a localised products and equipment database to complement the display. The occupational therapists on our info-lines use this database to provide information that are relevant to the individual caller’s needs. Most of ILC services are free to public. Each ILC are funded differently, some are funded directly by the state government, others apply for funding from public as well as private purse.
https://ilcaustralia.org.au/
Australia,
English language,
Link checked 2019-01
Independent Living USA Website
A directory of resources for independent living, for individuals with disabilities, their families, providers of services, independent living centers, and professionals.
https://ilusa.com/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Institute on Disability (US)
The mission of the Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire is to promote the full inclusion of people with disabilities in their communities. To carry out that mission, the Institute runs a wide variety of programs and activities.
http://iod.unh.edu/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Institute on Disability Culture
We promote our culture with the NEXT RENAISSANCE: an online link to disability art, culture and collectibles. You will find links to artists, writers, and organizations within the NEXT RENAISSANCE.
http://hometown.aol.com/sbrown8912/index..
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Interessenvertretung selbstbestimmt Leben
The purpose of the organisation is to support the Independent way of living for our members. By the various sets off projects we try to improve its chances and defeat any kind of politic or social discrimination.
http://www.isl-ev.de
Germany,
German language,
Link checked 2019-02
InterExchange, Inc. USA
InterExchange offers work abroad, camp counselor, au pair, internship and training exchange programs for US and foreign individuals.
http://www.interexchange.org/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
International Journal of Special Education
As of the year 2002 the International Journal of Special Education is published on this Website. Libraries and individuals are permitted to print out entire issues for educational purposes. The intent is to make the journal available internationally and free of charge to everyone who is interested in special education or is a student of special education.
http://www.internationaljournalofspecial..
International interest,
Canada,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
International Center for Disability Resources on the Internet
A non-profit corporation in the United States ICRIS´s work is supported by donations and grants from individual contributors and work and tutorials in the field of accessible Electronic and Information technology
http://www.icdri.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
International Conference Series on Disability, Virtual Reality and Associated Technologies
International Conference Series on Disability, Virtual Reality and Associated Technologies website.
http://www.icdvrat.reading.ac.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
International Disability and Development Consortium IDDP
IDDC is a self-managing group currently consisting of 16 international non-government organisations supporting disability and development work in over 100 countries globally.
http://www.iddcconsortium.net/
International interest,
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
International Student Exchange and Study Abroad Resource Center
"Our mission is to promote international education worldwide through the development and publication of the most comprehensive resource of International Education information available on the Internet. Our goal is to develop a site for the international student - Student Oriented and Student Driven."
http://www.internationalstudent.com/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Israel for All
Customized travel in Israel for groups or individuals.
http://israel4all.com/
Israel,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
JobAccess
The goal of JobAccess is to enable people with disabilities to enhance their professional lives by providing a dedicated system for finding employment.
http://www.jobaccess.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Kind Tree Productions, Inc.
Here you can find autism information, autism links, our Kind Tree newsletter, our celebratory "Autism Rocks" T-shirts, reviews of books on autism, creations by autistic artists and poets, autistic events we produce (recreational retreats and educational seminars), and more...
http://www.kindtree.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
La Esperanza Oasis (Spain)
Located in the picturesque town of Calpe on the Mediterranean coast between Valencia and Alicante. They cater to the international wheelchair traveler.
http://www.laesperanza.com/
International interest,
Spain,
Link checked 2019-02
Law, Health Policy & Disability Center
The Law, Health Policy & Disability Center, located at the University of Iowa, is an emerging leader in technology, education, and research, focused on improving the quality of life for persons living with disabilities.
http://disability.law.uiowa.edu/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Little City Foundation
Helping children and adults with mental retardation and other developmental challenges live meaningful and happy lives with dignity and respect.
http://littlecity.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Low Vision Information Center
A nonprofit organization offering information services and an in-house demonstration area with a variety of low vision aids and ideas.
http://www.lowvisioninfo.org/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Mangar International
Specialises in low air pressure equipment for the lifting, handling and transfer of people who are disabled or elderly, in the community, in Residential Care, and for Hospital use.
http://www.mangar.co.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Manitoba Supported Employment Network (MSEN)
A non-profit organization committed to promoting and strengthening supported employment activities in the province of Manitoba, Canada.
http://www.msen.mb.ca
Canada,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Medical Travel, Inc
Medical Travel, Inc. is a Full Service Medical Travel Agency that caters to people with medical needs. The office arranges Dialysis Cruises, Oxygen Cruises, Accessible Vacations, Worldwide Scooter Vacations, etc.
http://www.medicaltravel.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Mesothelioma Help Now - Get Education and Support
Mesothelioma Help Now educates and supports mesothelioma patients and their families. Learn about this asbestos-related cancer and join our community.
http://mesotheliomahelpnow.com
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-01
Microsoft Accessibility and Disabilities
"We hope you'll find here information about what we're doing and the tools that can help you remove barriers and make the world more accessible."
http://microsoft.com/enable/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Mid Ohio Board for an Independent Living Environment
MID-Ohio Board for an Indpendent Living Environment is a non-profit Center for Independent Living directed by persons with disabilities. MOBILE is located in Columbus Ohio where we have provided supportive service and assistance to the disability population of Franklin County for over 30 years. MOBILE was founded by Beverly Rackett, Executive Director on principles that affirm the right of persons with disabilities to live their lives with a full measure of liberty and human dignity. Our Mission To work in partnership with persons with all types of disabilities as independent, active and valuable advocates within central Ohio. To promote the importance of value of persons with disabilities as individuals, employees, and citizens within central Ohio To be a driving force for the independent living movement within central Ohio through communicating the movement's value and necessity, educating the community at large, and facilitating government and business action. To assist the public and private sectors in removing attitudinal, environmental, and architectural barriers in order to increase opportunities to all persons. To ultimately eliminate the need for itself through full integration of persons with all types of disabilities into society
http://www.mobileonline.org
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Mietauto AG - car rental service
Mietauto AG is today the most comprehensive car rental service in Switzerland. They are also the only rent a car company which offers cars for travelers with disabilities.
http://www.mietauto.ch/
International interest,
Switzerland,
Link checked 2019-02
Mobility International USA
Empowering people with disabilities around the world by ensuring their inclusion in international exchange and international development programs.
http://www.miusa.org/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Motability (U.K.)
Motability is a registered charity, which helps people with disabilities and their families in the UK to become more mobile. It was set up on the initiative of the Government in 1977, to provide vehicles and powered wheelchairs to people with disabilities.
http://www.motability.co.uk/
International interest,
United Kingdom,
Link checked 2019-02
NAFSA: Association of International Educators
NAFSA: Association of International Educators promotes the exchange of students and scholars to and from the United States. NAFSA has nearly 8,900 individuals from all 50 states in the US and 84 other countries.
http://www.nafsa.org/
International interest,
Link checked 2019-02
Narrative Television Network
Makes movies and television programming accessible to blind and visually impaired people through narration, an "extra" voice added to the show to describe the visual elements of the story. Since 1988, NTN has narrated hundreds of hours of movies and television series, as well as several Broadway theatre productions and museum tours.
http://NarrativeTV.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
National Association of the Deaf
The National Association of the Deaf (NAD)
http://www.nad.org/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
National Children's Bureau - Council for Disabled Children
The Council provides a national forum for the discussion, development and dissemination of a wide range of policy and practice issues relating to service provision and support for children and young people with disabilities and special educational needs.
http://www.ncb.org.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
National Federation of the Blind
Helps blind persons achieve self-confidence and self-respect and acts as a vehicle for collective self-expression by the blind.
http://www.nfb.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
National Institute of Disability Management and Research (Canada)
NIDMAR is committed to reducing the human, social and economic cost of disability to workers, employers and society through education, training and research.
http://www.nidmar.ca/
International interest,
Canada,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
National Sports Center for the Disabled
The National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD), located in Winter Park, Colorado continues to be the largest and most successful outdoor recreation program in the world for individuals with disabilities.
http://www.nscd.org/
International interest,
United States,
Link checked 2019-02
NEADS - The National Educational Association of Disabled Students
The National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS)is a Canada-wide, consumer-based, cross-disability organization that advocates for full access by college and university students with disabilities to postsecondary education and employment opportunities.
http://www.neads.ca/
Canada,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Northamptonshire People First
An organisation of people with learning difficulties speaking up for ourselves!
http://www.peoplefirst.org.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Oakland and Macomb Center for Independent Living
The Oakland & Macomb Center for Independent Living (OMCIL) is a consumer driven, non-residential, community based organization helping people with disabilities live independently and become participating members of society. The Staff and Board, most of whom are people with disabilities, are strongly committed to supporting others in their efforts toward independence.
http://www.omcil.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Organization of disabled students in Austria
"UNIABILITY is a community of interests consisting of disabled representatives, affected students, and others. Their aim is to improve the standards and capabilities of all Austrian universities and colleges, and to represent the interests of disabled students to the public."
http://info.tuwien.ac.at/uniability/
Austria,
German language,
Link checked 2019-02
PALAESTRA
A quarterly publication, PALAESTRA is designed to be a single responsible source of valuable information targeting all individuals interested in sport, physical education and recreation involving individuals with disabilities.
http://www.palaestra.com/
International interest,
United States,
Link checked 2019-02
People With Disabilities (WA) Inc
PWD(WA) represents and advocates for the rights and equity of all Western Australians with a disability - physical, intellectual, psychiatric and sensory.
http://www.pwdwa.org/
Australia,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Pierce County Parent Coalition for Developmental Disabilities
A parent driven organization based in Tacoma, WA., US, that provides information, education, and opportunities for families to learn and grow together.
http://pc2online.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Pleural Mesothelioma | Pleuralmesothelioma.com - Created for Patients

http://www.pleuralmesothelioma.com
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
PLOTEUS, the Portal on Learning Opportunities throughout the European Space
PLOTEUS is a service of the European Commission with comprehensive and upp to date information about education and training available throughout Europe.
http://ec.europa.eu/ploteus/
International interest,
Belgium,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Post-Polio Syndrome Central
A vary good resource with information, events, links, email discussion lists and UseNets Groups and more.
http://www.skally.net/ppsc/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Professional Fit Clothing
The purpose of the company is to provide quality clothing that is comfortable, fashionable, functional, and affordable.
http://www.professionalfit.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Program for Disability Research at Rutgers University
The Program for Disability Research is a constituent unit of the School of Management and Labor Relations of Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.
http://www.disabilityresearch.rutgers.ed..
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Project Freedom
Provide home lifting devices that can be operated with minimal effort to transfer patients from their bed to a commode, wheelchair, or bath.
http://www.projectfreedommi.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Rehabmart.com - Medical Supplies, DME, and Discount Medical Supply. Therapist owned.
Rehabmart.com is an Online discount medical equipment and supply company that is owned and operated by occupational and physical therapists. We serve seniors, caregivers, special needs children and those who are disabled.
http://www.rehabmart.com
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
RehabTool
Our mission at rehabtool.com is to help persons with communication, access or learning disabilities regain independence and control, thrive and become more productive, and ultimately live better lives, through leading edge assistive and adaptive technology.
http://www.rehabtool.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Remploy
Remploy Ltd. is Britain's largest employer of people with disabilities.
http://www.remploy.co.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Report on the work of the BrailleNet Association
Abstract: This paper reports on the work of the BrailleNet Association in France to improve the Web accessibility of French websites. The creation of an observatory of the accessibility of French Websites, the constitution of a national reviewing network and the co-operation on the European level will also be discussed.
http://www.snv.jussieu.fr/inova/publi/lj..
France,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Rick Hansen Institute
RHI provides leadership to the field of disability, with a special emphasis on spinal cord injury. "Our mission is to find a cure for paralysis."
http://www.rickhansen.com/
Canada,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
RJ Cooper and Associates
Special education software, hardware adapters and products for disabled persons.
http://www.rjcooper.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Rural Institute
The Montana University Affiliated Rural Institute on Disabilities is guided by values of independence, productivity, integration, and inclusion of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.
http://ruralinstitute.umt.edu/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
SATH (Society for the Advancement of Travel for the Handicapped)
The Society for Accessible Travel & Hospitality (SATH), founded in 1976, is an educational nonprofit membership organization whose mission is to raise awareness of the needs of all travelers with disabilities, remove physical and attitudinal barriers to free access and expand travel opportunities in the United States and abroad. Members include travel professionals, consumers with disabilities and other individuals and corporations who support our mission.
http://www.sath.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Shared Adventures
-We provide a year-round program of outdoor recreational programs for people with special needs and physical challenges. -Our activities include annual events, such as: Day on the Beach, Day in the Sky, Camp Adventures, Dance Parties, Camping in the Redwoods, Pumpkin Patch Ranch Party, and surfing with Ride a Wave (RAW). -Our weekly activities include: art classes, gardening classes, indoor rock climbing, kayaking trips, sailing trips, movie nights, karaoke nights, bingo nights, bowling, game days at the Boardwalk, Wetland field trips, and many more!
http://www.sharedadventures.org
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-01
SIRENS Resort, Greece, wheelchair accessible apartments
Accessible hotel, apartments with wheelchair access for disabled people, physically impaired
http://www.disableds-resort.gr/
Greece,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Skill: National Bureau for Students With Disabilities
Skill: National Bureau for Students With Disabilities. Skill promotes opportunities for young people and adults with any kind of disability in post-16 education, training and employment across the UK.
http://www.skill.org.uk/
International interest,
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
SOLNETWORK
This website is for finding out about what service user organisations are doing and also what non-service user organisations are doing for service users This website will provide a way for service user organisations, service users and other people who are interested to - support the development of local user involvement that aims to deliver better outcomes for service users be a place where user controlled organisations can voice their views and concerns. give information about and support service user involvement at a national level be open to all user groups in an equal and accessible manner to enable groups to link to other user controlled groups to develop links with world wide international user controlled organisations The aim of this activity, like the rest of Shaping Our Lives' work, is to improve the quality of support people receive.
http://www.solnetwork.org.uk
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Sportrio - European Cup Series for Disabled Students
An European Community financed program for disabled youth in Europe. The focus of the program is exchanges among young students in order to give them the chance to enlarge their horizon, enhance their know-how, and meet and cope with new situations.
http://www.sportrio.org/
International interest,
Link checked 2019-02
Stiftelsen Aktiva
Activa is a foundation working for increased integration of disabled people into the labour market. The foundation is non-profit making and was established in 1989. It is based in the County Council of Örebro Municipality, Sweden and is represented in each one of the twelve municipalities of the county. Stiftelsen Activa i Örebro län bildades 1989 och har som mål att stödja arbetslösa som pga funktionsnedsättning har svårt att få fäste på arbetsmarknaden.
http://www.s-activa.se/
Sweden,
Swedish language,
Link checked 2019-02
STIL
The Stockholm Cooperative for Independent Living, the first European personal assistance user cooperative, became the model for numerous cooperatives in Sweden and abroad.
http://www.stil.se/
Sweden,
Swedish language,
Link checked 2019-02
STIL, Stockholm Cooperative for Independent Living
The cooperative works in the following way: Each member has his or her personal assistance needs assessed by the local government or, since 1994, by the national social insurance scheme. The need is expressed in a certain number of hours of services a week. The cooperative charges a certain price per hour of services. Each member receives an amount that covers the cost of the numbers of hours that he needs. The funds are transferred by the national insurance fund or local government to the individual?s subaccount in STIL. Thus, each member has a budget that he/she has to administer. The funds can be used for personal assistance only and have to be accounted for. The budget covers assistants'wages, their social insurance as well as STIL's administrative costs.
https://www.stil.se/sv
Sweden,
Swedish language,
Link checked 2019-01
Study in Europe
"Study in Europe" web portal is for students and young people wishing to study in Europe in undergraduate or postgraduate programmes of higher education.
http://www.study-in-europe.org/
International interest,
Link checked 2019-02
Study in Sweden
The Swedish Institute's resource for those who are thinking about coming to Sweden as foreign students. Contains general information on practical matters as well as application procedures, links to universities and news about research in Sweden.
http://studyinsweden.se/
International interest,
Sweden,
Swedish language,
Link checked 2019-02
Thalidomide Victims Association
An organization of approximately 125 Canadian victims of the drug thalidomide. It provides non-monetary programs, services, and advocacy for its members as well as the history and current issues concerning the drug.
http://www.thalidomide.ca/
Canada,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
The Accessible Travel Bookshop
Books on accessible travel.
http://www.accessible-travel.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
The American-Scandinavian Foundation, NY, NY, USA
The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) promotes international understanding through educational and cultural exchange between the United States and Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.
http://www.amscan.org/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
The Arc of the United States
The Arc of the United States is a national organization of and for people with mental retardation and related disabilities and their families.
http://www.thearc.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
The Association of National Specialist Colleges - NATSPEC
Coordinating body to provide direct support to member colleges which provide education and training for young people with learning difficulties or disabilities, and represents their interests. Includes a directory of members, guidance for students, and news.
http://www.natspec.org.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
The Association on Higher Education And Disability (AHEAD)
The Association on Higher Education And Disability (AHEAD) is an international, multicultural organization of professionals committed to full participation in higher education for persons with disabilities.
http://www.ahead.org/
International interest,
Link checked 2019-02
The British Council
Our purpose is to build mutually beneficial relationships between people in the UK and other countries and to increase appreciation of the UK's creative ideas and achievements.
https://www.britishcouncil.org/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
The Center for Universal Design
The Center for Universal Design is a national research, information, and technical assistance center that evaluates, develops, and promotes universal design in housing, public and commercial facilities, and related products.
http://www.ncsu.edu/ncsu/design/cud/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
The Disability Action Council (DAC) Kambodja
A permanent body made up of representatives from the Cambodian Government as well as from non-governmental aid organisations who are committed to working for the well-being of Cambodia's people with disabilities (PWD). Our mission is to initiate, secure and coordinate the services necessary for people with disabilities, and to enable them to enjoy the same rights to opportunities for employment and quality of life as others in society.
http://dac.org.kh/
International interest,
Cambodia,
Khmer language,
Link checked 2019-02
The National Clearinghouse on Disability & Exchange (USA)
The NCDE, sponsored by Mobility International USA and the United States Information Agency, fosters partnerships between disability organizations and international exchange organizations so that people with disabilities can participate fully and equally in international exchange programs.
http://www.miusa.org/ncde/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
The National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth)
NCWD/Youth strives to ensure that youth with disabilities are provided full access to high quality services in integrated settings in order to maximize their opportunities for employment and independent living.
http://www.ncwd-youth.info/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
The National Spinal Cord Injury Association
Works to empower individuals and families with spinal cord injury issues to make informed choices and take actions to achieve their highest level of independence and personal fulfillment.
http://www.spinalcord.org/
International interest,
United States,
Link checked 2019-02
The Ramp People
Over 25 years of manufacturing experience in vehicle ramps, van ramps, car ramps, motorcycle ramps, portable ramps , wheelchair ramps and disabled ramps.
http://www.theramppeople.co.uk/
International interest,
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2019-01
The Slovene Association of Disabled Students
The Slovenian Association of Disabled Students offers advice and counselling regarding study accessibility, accommodation, , financial assistance, employment , etc. We provide personal assistance to people with more severe disabilities, transportation by adopted vans, use of modern computer technology, photocopying facilities, digitalization of books for the blind, etc. In addition to this we organize educational, cultural and sporting activities and social events home and abroad.
http://www.dsis-drustvo.si/
Slovenia,
Slovenian language,
Link checked 2019-02
The Status of Training and Employment in Asia
AbilityAsia Web site, represents the International Labour Organization (ILO)'s Disability Programme in Asia and the Pacific Region.
http://www.ilo.org/public/english/region..
International interest,
Thailand,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
The Wheelchair Site - A Guide to Wheelchairs, Scooters & Accessories
The Wheelchair Site contains info on wheelchairs, wheel chair shopping, manual whellchair, electric wheelchare. It has information on scooters, children wheelchair, sports wheel chairs, all-terrain chairs, manufacturers and accessories.
http://www.thewheelchairsite.com/
Canada,
English language,
Link checked (2007-01/2020-07
Thistle Foundation
A Scottish charity providing health services, housing, and support enabling physically disabled people to lead independent lives.
http://www.thistle.org.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Three Rivers Inc., Independent Living Resource Center
Our Center serves people of all ages, with all types of disabilities, and assists them in achieving their personal goals. We are a non-residential, non-profit agency that was started in 1985 by people with disabilities in Wamego, Kansas.
http://www.angelfire.com/il/threeriversi..
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Threshold Association, Finland
The Threshold Association is a human rights organization of disabled people with headquarters in Helsinki. There are about 1,500 members: people with different kinds of disabilites, their allies and non-disabled people. The Association is managed and governed by disabled people themselves.
http://kynnys.fi/in-english/
International interest,
Finland,
Finnish language,
Link checked 2019-02
Through the Looking Glass
The organization, in Berkeley, CA, US, has pioneered clinical and supportive services, training and research serving families in which one or more members - whether parent or child - has a disability or medical issue.
http://www.lookingglass.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Transitions Abroad - Portal for Work Abroad, Overseas Travel, Study Abroad and International Living.
Transitions Abroad has provided work abroad, overseas travel, study abroad and international living information for 27 years as a travel magazine.
http://www.transitionsabroad.com/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Treloar's - Education, Therapy, Care and Opportunities for Disabled Young People
The Treloar Trust provides education, care and independence training for young people with disabilities. We aim to provide each individual with the support, confidence and skills to achieve the best they can in all aspects of their lives
http://www.treloar.org.uk/
International interest,
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
U.S. Access Board
The U.S. Access Board, also known as the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, created in 1973, has served the nation as the only independent federal agency whose primary mission is accessibility for people with disabilities.
http://www.access-board.gov/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
U.S. Department of Education’s Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a law that makes available a free appropriate public education to eligible children with disabilities throughout the nation and ensures special education and related services to those children. The IDEA governs how states and public agencies provide early intervention, special education, and related services to more than 6.5 million eligible infants, toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities.
https://sites.ed.gov/idea/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Umbrella of the Capital District
Umbrella of the Capital District is a non-profit agency helping senior citizens and persons with disabilities live independently, comfortably and safely in their own homes.
http://www.theumbrella.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
UN Global Programme on Disability
United Nations Enable is the official website of the Secretariat for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (SCRPD)
http://www.un.org/disabilities/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
United Cerebral Palsy
For more than 45 years, United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) has been committed to change and progress for persons with disabilities.
http://www.ucp.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
United Spinal Association (formerly the Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Association - EVPA)
On May 22, 1946, a small group of World War II veterans held a meeting of at Halloran Army Hospital, Staten Island, NY to form an organization to be their voice in seeking a better quality of life for veterans with spinal cord injuries. In January 2004 the group changed their name to the United Spinal Association from the Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Association - EVPA. The scope of the organisation broadened and they now include all Americans with Spinal Cord Impairment.
http://www.unitedspinal.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Untangling the Web--Disability Links
Links to disability Web sites.
http://www.icdi.wvu.edu/Others.htm
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Vanderbilt Center for Research on Human Development
The mission of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development is to improve the quality of life of persons with disorders of thinking, learning, perception, communication, mood and emotion caused by disruption of typical development. The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center is housed primarily in two buildings on the Peabody campus of Vanderbilt University in downtown Nashville
http://kc.vanderbilt.edu/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Wheel Chair Tours Australia
Wheel Chair Tours Australia has operated as the Premier Tour Company for tourists with disabilities to Perth, Australia, since 1995.
http://www.wheeltours.com.au/
International interest,
Australia,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Wheelchair junkie
Wheelchair news with an active discussion forum.
http://www.wheelchairjunkie.com/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
WheelchairNet
A continuously developing resource for a broad community of people who are interested in wheelchairs: consumers, clinicians, manufacturers, researchers, funders. It contains resources for lifestyle, wheelchair technology and research developments, discussions, products, industry product standards, funding, services, etc.
http://www.wheelchairnet.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Whirlwind Wheelchair International
The mission of Whirlwind Wheelchair International is to make it possible for every person in the developing world who needs a wheelchair to obtain one that will lead to maximum personal independence and integration into society.
http://www.whirlwindwheelchair.org
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Whirlwind Wheelchair International (WWI)
The communications hub of the Whirlwind Wheelchair Network of independent wheelchair-producing workshops in developing countries.
http://www.whirlwindwheelchair.org/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA)
A federating body of individuals and networks in each State and Territory of Australia made up of women with disabilities and associated organisations.
http://www.wwda.org.au/
Australia,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
WorkSupport.Com
Information on disability, rehabilitation and employment.
http://www.worksupport.com/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
World Association of Persons with Disabilities (WAPD)
Advances the interests of persons with disAbilities at national, state, local and home levels. We believe that all are entitled to high quality of life. Over ten years of "grassroots" planning and growth have catapulted the association to a world leadership position, advancing the soundness and empowerment of the so called "disAbled" everywhere.
http://www.wapd.org/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
World Blind Union
The WBU is universally accepted as the representative of the world's blind community by the United Nations and other international organisations.
http://www.worldblindunion.org
International interest,
Spain,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
World Institute on Disability (WID)
An international public policy center dedicated to carrying out cutting-edge research on disability issues and overcoming obstacles to independent living.
http://www.wid.org/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
www.ecuadorforall.com
Accessible, Wheelchair, Disabled Tours Ecuador
http://www.ecuadorforall.com/
Ecuador,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Yahoo! Groups - magnifiers
Low Vision Computer Access List
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/magnifiers..
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Youreable.com
Youreable is the one-stop Internet site for disabled people, their carers, family and friends.
http://www.youreable.com/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02


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