Resources for Physical and Health Disabilities

Universal Design and Wheelchair Accessible Playground Equipment: http://www.universaldesignstyle.com/wheelchair-accessible-playground-equipment/ (Links to an external site.)

Epilepsy Foundation: http://www.epilepsy.com/article-list (Links to an external site.)

National Tourette’s Syndrome Association: http://www.tsa-usa.org/ (Links to an external site.)

American Diabetes Association
http://www.diabetes.org/home.jsp (Links to an external site.)

American Epilepsy Society
http://www.aesnet.org (Links to an external site.)

American Lung Association
http://www.lungusa.org (Links to an external site.)

American Occupational Therapy Association
http://www.aota.org (Links to an external site.)

American Pain Foundation
http://www.painfoundation.org (Links to an external site.)

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
http://www.apta.org/
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
http://www.aafa-md.org/ (Links to an external site.)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
http://www.cdc.gov (Links to an external site.)

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
http://www.cff.org (Links to an external site.)

Dystonia Medical Research Foundation
http://www.dystonia-foundation.org/ (Links to an external site.)

Easter Seal Society
http://www.easter-seals.org (Links to an external site.)

Epilepsy Foundation of America
http://www.epilepsyfoundation.org (Links to an external site.)

Famous People and Spina Bifida
http://www.waisman.wisc.edu/~rowley/sb-kids/famous.html (Links to an external site.)

Health Talk – Living with Hope
http://www.healthtalk.com/ (Links to an external site.)

Leukemia-Lymphoma Society of America
http://www.leukemia.org/hm_lls 

 (Links to an external site.)
March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
http://www.modimes.org (Links to an external site.)

Muscular Dystrophy Association
http://www.mdausa.org (Links to an external site.)

National Cancer Institute
http://www.nci.nih.gov (Links to an external site.)

National Health Information Center
http://www.health.gov/nhic (Links to an external site.)

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health
http://www.nih.gov/niams (Links to an external site.)

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
http://www.nichd.nih.gov (Links to an external site.)

National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases
http://www.niddk.nih.gov/ (Links to an external site.)

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
http://www.ninds.nih.gov (Links to an external site.)

National Institute on Allergy and Infectious Diseases
http://www.niaid.nih.gov/Pages/default.aspx
National Library Service for the Blind & Physically Handicapped
http://www.loc.gov/nls/ (Links to an external site.)

National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation
http://www.albinism.org (Links to an external site.)

National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)
Database on 1000’s of disabilities and illnesses
http://www.rarediseases.org (Links to an external site.)

National Pediatric and Family HIV Resource Center
http://www.thebody.com/content/art5978.html
National Reyes Syndrome Foundation
http://www.reyessyndrome.org/ (Links to an external site.)

National Spinal Cord Injury Association
http://www.spinalcord.org (Links to an external site.)

Occupational Therapy
http://www.kidshealth.org/parent/system/ill/occupational_therapy.html (Links to an external site.)

Shriners Hospitals
(Directory info)
http://www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org/
Spina Bifida Association
http://spinabifidaassociation.org/
United Brachial Plexus Network (ERBS Palsy)
http://www.ubpn.org/ (Links to an external site.)

United Cerebral Palsy
http://ucp.org/
Web MD
(Search engine for medical definitions/tests/etc.)
http://www.webmd.com (Links to an external site.)

Wheelchair Sports, USA
http://www.wasusa.org/

 

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