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A. J. Pappanikou Center on Disability Studies
Works with others to create opportunities that improve the lives of persons with disabilities and their families through training, services and information.

Barbara Robertson's Disability Research Resources
On-line resources for disability research from a socio-political perspective, and the emerging interdisciplinary field of Disability Studies.

A Bibliography for Parents and Students
Bibliography on residential care, community integration, and leisure for developmentally disabled persons. A resource for parents, students, and researchers.

Canadian Centre on Disability Studies
A consumer-directed, university-affiliated centre involved in research and education on disability issues. Committed to fostering a spirit of collaboration between the disability and academic communities and other interested parties on initiatives of mutual interest and benefit nationally and internationally.

Center for Disabilities
Focuses on academic and community training, technical assistance, research, and information dissemination as they relate to people with developmental disabilites. University of South Dakota.

Center for Disability Studies
A Hawaii University program to promote improved quality of life for persons with disabilities through core functions of interdisciplinary training, research, service, and dissemination of products and promising practices.

The Center for the Study of Religion and Disability
A resource for those looking for information relating to the natural support given by local churches to individuals with disabilities.

Centre for Disability Studies
An interdisciplinary centre for teaching and research in the field of disability studies at the University of Leeds. (England)

Certification of Disability Management Specialists Commission (CDMSC)
Disability management as defined by the Certification of Disability Management Specialists Commission is the practice of providing preventive and remedial services to minimize the impact and cost of disability and to enhance the client's productivity.

Dept. of Disability and Human Development, University of Illinois at Chicago
Dedicated to the scholarly, interdisciplinary study of disability and related aspects of human development. It critically examines current and prospective disability policies, conceptual models, and intervention strategies.

Developmental Disability and Mental Retardation Research
Laboratory aims at medical,sociological and educational research of developmental disabilities-mental retardation with chromosomal abnormality,autistic disorders,physical developmental disorders,intoxication.

Diligio
Dedicated to all aspects of Social Role Valorization - history, education, and practice. Includes academic and photographic resources.

Disability and Literature
An academic exploration of disabled people in history through literary studies.

Disability Challenge
Studies of disability in India.

Disability History Museum
Promotes understanding about the historical experience of people with disabilities by recovering, chronicling, and interpreting their stories.

Disability Information for Students
International disability news, jobs, discussion, resources. A site designed for students and professionals supporting individuals with disabilities.

Disability Research Institute
A national resource fostering high quality research, dissemination of information, and training and education related to disability policy. (Illinois)

Disability Social History Project
Disability civil rights movement, other important events and people with disabilities in history, and the representation of disabled people in the mass media throughout time.

Disability Studies at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Graduate Certificate and Undergraduate Courses in Disability Studies. A course of studies exploring the historical, cultural and socio-political challenges and accomplishments of the disability community and culture.

Disability Studies Online Magazine
Online magazine publishing topics relating to the field of disability studies.

Disability Studies Programs in North America
A continuously updated list of programs which deal in some way with the cultural and political determinants of the disability experience.

Institute on Disability / UAP - Durham, NH
Provides information to improve knowledge, policy, and practice related to including people with disabilities.

Institute on Disability Culture
Promoting pride in the history, activities, and cultural identity of individuals with disabilities throughout the world.

National Communication Association's Caucus on Disability Issues
Encourages quality scholarship on issues concerning disability and communication.

National Rehabilitation Information Center
Collects and disseminates the results of federally funded research projects to anyone who is interested in disability and rehabilitation.

New Paradigm of Disability Bibliography
An annotated resource introducing and explaining the social and civil rights perspective of disability.

Pacific Rim Conference on Disabilities
Persons with disabilities, family members, researchers, and service providers join policy-makers and nationally recognized speakers in the field of disabilities to participate in the conference.

Research Alliance for Children with Special Needs
RACSN is a community-university alliance researching ways to enhance the quality of life of school-aged children with special mobility, communication, and fine motor skill needs. (Ontario)

Research and Training Center on Rural Rehabilitation Services
RTC:Rural strives to improve the ability of rural Americans with disabilities to live independently in their own communities. Researchers focus on employment, independent living, health, accessible transportation and telecommunications. (Montana)

The Review of Disability Studies
This International journal focuses on disability research and education. Features articles, essays, and bibliographies relating to the culture of disability.

Society for Disability Studies
A nonprofit scientific and educational organization established to promote interdisciplinary research on humanistic and social scientific aspects of disability and chronic illness.

SS Blueprints
ADA consultants define and create strategies for accessible designs and concepts to complete the Utilitarian Design Theory.

The Ties That Bind
An innovative and accessible initiative of the NFB’s Pacific Centre that combines traditional linear documentary storytelling with an online presence to encourage learning, as well as providing a forum for an exchange of ideas and active engagement in the community.

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