Disability (All Types) Information and Resources Links

Accessibility Resources
Provides a large number of links to various accessibility resources.

Ambutech
Travel canes for the blind and visually impaired.

AUDIENT (Hearing Aid Help)
Hearing Aid help for low income persons of all ages.

Autism Speaks.org
Provides resources and information about Autism.

Canine Partners For Life
Canine Partners For Life (CPL) trains and places assistance dogs with individuals with mobility impairments to help increase their independence and quality of life. CPL has several types of assistance dogs in its program including service dogs, seizure alert dogs, home companions and residential (community) companions. Our recipients come from all walks of life and have a wide variety of physical disabilities including muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, spinal cord injuries, seizure disorders and more. The one thing they all have in common is a drive to become more independent and a commitment to do what is necessary to have an assistance dog in their life.

CANNECT (Accessible Learning)
The most comprehensive, most accessible collection of online learning opportunities for people with visual impairments.

Carroll Center For The Blind
The Carroll Center for the Blind, located in Newton, Massachusetts, provides help for the blind including training and adaptive devices to individuals of all ages who have lost their sight so they can live independent and fulfilling lives. We offer a number of other services for the blind, such as technical training, low vision products, and much more. You will also be able to find information about ongoing accessibility projects, such as making TV accessible.

Cayole.com - Cruise travel simplified
Offers a simplified search procedure for booking cruises.

Cheap Airfare For Disabled Travelers
Locate multiple sources of information and resources in one place.

Children With Diabetes
Primarily aimed at children, this site offers a great deal of information for the entire family, as well as a number of support options. Screen Reader friendly.

Cisco Academy For The Visually Impaired
CAVI is a project of the Curtin University Centre for Accessible Technology. Are you curious about the hardware inside of your computer? Do you want to sharpen your troubleshooting and computer maintenance skills? Perhaps you would like to build a computer or home network of your own.

Coping With Vision Loss In Mid-Life
This young lady describes her efforts to cope with Vision Loss in the prime of her life. Note: This page tends to open slowly.

Dancing Dots
Where Music Meets Technology for the blind. Dancing Dots serves blind musicians and their educators through technology and training

David Mendosa Diabetes Directory
David Mendosa is a freelance journalist who suffers from Diabetes himself. This site is a valuable resource.

Dealing With Vision Loss (Home Page)
This site is the home page for the book "Dealing With Vision Loss". The book may be acquired in more than one format.

Disability Information and Resources
A collection of information and resources for various disabilities.

Disability Scoop
Founded in 2008, Disability Scoop is the nation�s premier source for developmental disability news. With daily coverage of autism, intellectual disability, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and more, no other news source offers a more timely and comprehensive take on the issues that matter to the developmental disability community. Readers include parents, caregivers, educators, professionals and people with disabilities themselves. What�s more, lawmakers and the nation�s most influential disability advocates rely on Disability Scoop to stay in the know.

Disability World, News Articles and Tips For The Disabled
Provides news, other articles and tips for the disabled.

Dogs For Diabetics
Dogs4Diabetics, also known as the Armstrong Project, named after the dog who inspired our program, is a non-profit charitable organization of dedicated volunteers who are training quality medical alert dogs for diabetic youth and adults. The organization was established in 2004 and serves type 1 diabetics in the western United States. OUR DOGS SAVE LIVES!

FlexJobs
Flex Jobs offers help in locating jobs you can do from home. FlexJobs is an innovative, professional job service to help you find the best flexible jobs available, safely and easily. Every job is hand-screened and legitimate. Guaranteed.

Guide Dogs For The Blind
Guide Dogs for the Blind is a nonprofit, charitable organization with a mission to provide Guide Dogs and training in their use to visually impaired people throughout the United States and Canada. Our dogs and services are free to those we serve, thanks to the generosity of donors and support of volunteers. We are devoted to promoting the human/animal bond . Our two training facilities are in San Rafael, California?20 miles north of San Francisco, and in Boring, Oregon?25 miles east of Portland; we have puppy raisers throughout the Western states. We hope you enjoy your visit to our site, and come back often for news and updates.

ICanConnect
Hearing and Vision loss If you have significant combined vision and hearing loss and meet federal income guidelines, iCanConnect can provide you with free communication technology and training to stay connected with family and friends.

New Module Makes Some G.E. Laundry Equipment Accessible
A new talking module developed by G.E. for the blind makes some of their laundry equipment fully accessible.

Special Needs Computers
Located in Canada this site offers various types of adaptive computer equipment.

Tap Systems
Source for a wearable device that converts any surface to a keyboard.

Through The Looking Glass
Provides a wealth of resources for those with disabilities.

Vision Aware (Getting Started)
This site offers a number of resources intended to assist those who are in the early stages of sight loss.

When Somebody You Know Goes Blind
This article describes the effects caused by the different types of vision loss. It then offers suggestions for helping.

Workplace Accomodations For Those With Visual Impairments
A list of accommodations that may be needed when hiring those with visual impairment.


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