Business and Employment Resources

Accredited Online Colleges
Accredited Online Colleges is a general information website with many resources useful to all people looking to further their education.
http://www.accreditedonlinecolleges.org/resources/accredited-online-colleges-and-disability-education/ 

Business Ideas for People with Disabilities

Damon Brook Associates
Damon Brooks Associates is a resource of individuals with disabilities who speak, entertain, or perform professionally.
http://www.DamonBrooks.com/

EdSmart.org
Winning in College: A Guide for Students with Disabilities
http://www.edsmart.org/students-with-disabilities-college-guide/ 
 

Disability Financial Support and Assistance Guide
https://homeguides.co.uk/disability-financial-support/

Disability Law Resource Project
Resource on the Americans with Disabilities Act, related laws and making Information Technology accessible to people with disabilities.
http://www.dlrp.org/

Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
PO Box 6080, Morgantown, WV 26506-6080
Voice 1-800-526-7234 (V/TTY)
1-304-293-7186 (V/TTY)
Worldwide Fax 1-304-293-5407
http://janweb.icdi.wvu.edu/

My Employment Options
For Job Seekers with Disabilities and Other Challenges
http://myemploymentoptions.com/ 

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS)
Toll Free: 1-800-344-4867
http://www.nationalmssociety.org/index.aspx

National Organization For Students With Disabilities - Disability, Advocacy and Awareness
3870 Mountain Road, Haymarket, VA 20169
(703)753-9148
http://www.ncsd.org/

Online Health Resources
http://www.onlinehealthresources.com/index.html

Out of Step
Connecting People with Disabilities to Consumers and Employers.
http://www.outofstep.com/


Partnership on Employment & Acceswible Technology (PEAT)
http://www.peatworks.org

People Helping People
Helping Adults with Disabilities Improve the Quality of Their Lives serving Portland, Oregon Tri-County area.
http://www.phpnw.org/

Resources for Business Owners with Disabilities
https://www.business.com/articles/resources-business-disabilities/ 

Roll Models Talent Directory
Specializing in Talent with Disabilities
http://www.roll-models.com/

The Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Resource Center
Short Hills Plaza, 636 Morris Turnpike, Suite #3A, Short Hills, NJ 07078
Toll Free 1-800-539-7309
http://www.paralysis.org/

The Disability Guide to Making Your Office Accessibility Friendly
https://www.squarefoot.com/blog/ada-office-accessibility/

  The Disability Advisor
Your Guide to Government Disability Benefits
http://www.disabilityadvisor.com/

The National Spinal Cord Injury Association
6701 Democracy Blvd., Suite 300-9, Bethesda, MD 20817

Phone: (301) 214-4006
Fax: (301) 881-9817

http://www.spinalcord.org/

Thriving in Trade School with a Disability
http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/vocational-trade-school/people-with-disabilities/
United Spinal Association

75-20 Astoria Blvd., Jackson Heights, NY 11370-1177
Phone: (718) 803-3782
Fax: (718) 803-0414

http://www.unitedspinal.org/

Wheel:life
http://wheel-life.org/

Videos and Publications

Financing Healthcare for Women with Disabilities
Blanchard, Janice and Susan D. Hosek, Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND Corp., 2003.
Text can be viewed at http://www.rand.org/publications/WP/WP139/index.html

Expertise Home Remodeling Guide
http://www.expertise.com/home-and-garden/home-remodeling-for-disability-and-special-needs

The Total Guide: Home Buying for People With Disabilities
by Total Mortgage Services

Working Against Odds: Stories of Disabled Women’s Work Lives
Mason, Mary Grimley, Boston, MA: Northeastern University Press, 2004.

Beauty and Fashion Resources

AG Apparal
Elegant adaptive clothing with no boundaries. 

http://www.agapparel.com/

Beauty Ability 

A blog by spinal cord injured woman, giving fashion and beauty tips.
http://beautyability.com/

Clarks Botanicals
A skin care line designed by a quadriplegic and his father, a physician. A percentage of profits is donated to the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation.
http://clarksbotanicals.com/

Cur8able
Curating fashion for people with disabilities.
http://www.cur8able.com/

Dignity by Design
Designer of clothing for people with physical challenges.
http://www.dignitybydesign.com/

ABL Denim
An adaptive premium denim jean line.
http://abldenim.com/

Functional Comfort
Knit arm and leg warmers designed for people with spinal cord injuries.
http://www.functionalcomfort.com/

Heels with Wheels
A women’s fashion line that is designed by woman with a disability who was frustrated having to modify her clothing
http://heelswithwheels.com/shopcart/

IZ Adaptive Clothing
Stylish clothing designed for men and women designed for sitting and ease of dressing Izzy Camilleri.
http://www.izadaptive.com/ 

Leah Feldon
Author and fashion consultant gives tips on stylish fashion for everyone.
http://www.leahfeldon.com/

Legawear
“Unique Clothes for Unique People”. Design your own tailor made clothes.
http://www.legawear.com/

MagnaReady
Stress Free Shirting - Magnetically infused dress shirts that eases dressing for those with limited mobility and dexterity.
http://www.magnaready.com/shop/

Mobella
Fashionable bags for women with limited mobility.
http://www.mobellabags.com/  

My Heart Ties
Beautiful handsewn ostomy covers.
http://www.myheartties.com/

Patti + Ricky
Fashion for people of all abilities. 
https://www.pattiandricky.com/
 
Runway of Dreams
The Authority on Adapting Mainstream Clothing
http://www.runwayofdreams.org/

Styledwel
Product line of urinary accessories
http://styledwel.com/


The Raw Beauty Project
The Raw Beauty Project is an innovative visual arts project designed to celebrate women with disabilities, redefining beauty and unleashing potential for all women.
For the New York City exhibit, http://www.rawbeautynyc.com/
 
Versa Accesswear
Merging fashion forward design with construction elements to fill the needs and wants of today’s woman experiencing limited physical mobility.
http://www.versaaccesswear.com/

Wheely Chix Chic
Designer wear for women in wheelchairs.

http://www.wheeliechix-chic.com/

Wheely Glam
A former model created a consultancy service for the disabled and non-disabled that specializes in bridal and evening wear.
http://www.nibsp-web.com/wheelyglam/

Wheely Nice Covers
Designer covers for your wheelchair with coordinated clothing.
http://www.wheelynicecovers.com/

Parenting Resources

AbleData
Parents with Disabilities Information Center
http://www.abledata.com/abledata.cfm?pageid=113573&top=16046§ionid=19326

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Women with Disabilities
http://www.acog.org/departments/dept_web.cfm?recno=38

Baby Zone
Mothers with Disabilities
http://www.babyzone.com/loadpage/article.asp?contentid=1537

Disability, Pregnancy and Parenthood International (DPPi) 
produces a quarterly journal for parents with a disability and those who support them.
Unit F9, 89-93 Fonthill Road, London, N4 3JH, England 

Voice 0800 018 4730
Text Phone 0800 018 9949 

http://freespace.virgin.net/disabled.parents/Default.htm

Disability Resources.org: Parents with Disabilities
An online resource of other sites for parents with disabilities.
http://www.disabilityresources.org/PARENTS-WITH.html

Disabled Parents Network
This UK organization provides information, resources, and support for parents with disabilties.
http://www.disabledparentsnetwork.org.uk/cgi-bin/site/site.cgi

Essential Baby
Forums: parents with Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses
http://members.essentialbaby.com.au/index.php?showforum=92

Family Village: Parents with Disabilities
An online resource of other sites for parents with disabilities.
http://www.familyvillage.wisc.edu/general/parentswdis.html

North Carolina Office on Disability and Health
FPG Child Development Institute,
UNC-CH, 8185, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8185
Phone: 919-966-0868
Fax: 919-966-0862
http://www.fpg.unc.edu/~ncodh/

Parents with a Disability - Australia
http://home.vicnet.net.au/~parentwd/welcome2.htm

Parents with Disabilities Online
Resources, adaptive equipment ideas, parent empowerment network and personal stories 
http://www.disabledparents.net/index.html

Through the Looking Glass (TLG), is a nationally recognized non-profit agency that provides direct services, training, materials and research concerning families in which a child, parent or grandparent has a disability or medical issue. 

2198 Sixth St. Suite 100, Berkeley, CA 94710,
Toll Free: 1-800-644-2666
Phone: (510) 848-1112 

http://www.lookingglass.org/

Videos and Publications:

A Health Handbook for Women with Disabilities
This book can help most women with disabilities around the world, better care for themselves improve their general health, their capabilities and self-reliance, and their ability to participate more effectively in their communities. It covers every imaginable topic including general health, sexuality, parenting and abuse. It can be purchased for $20 plus shipping at Hesperian's online store at http://www.hesperian.org/, by emailing bookorders@hesperian.org, or by calling 1-888-729-1796 (within the USA). Discounts are available for bulk purchases.

Adaptive Baby Care Equipment: Guidelines, Prototypes & Resources 

Kris Vensand, Judith Rogers, Christi Tuleja, Anitra DeMoss 
(Through the Looking Glass, 2000) [86 pages with photos] 
$30 (includes shipping) $15 (low-income rate)
To order publication, phone at 800-644-2666 or 510-848-1112.

Mama Zooms
Cowen-Fletcher, (Paperback - Dec 1996)

Motherhood and Disability: Children and Choices.
Prilleltensky, Ora, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004

Not Just Surviving 

Four women who have been living with Spinal Cord Injury for as long as 30 years discuss topics that include rehabilitation, healthcare, sexuality, parenting, menopause, and how to live day-to-day with hope. (40 minutes)  Costing $149. to purchase and $60/day rental. To order contact Fanlight Productions, http://www.fanlight.com/ (800)343-5540 or orders@fanlight.com.


The Disabled Woman's Guide to Pregnancy and Birth
By Judith Rogers, OTR (Demos Publishers, 2005) (532 pages) $25 (includes shipping)
Judi Rogers, Through the Looking Glass. Pregnancy and Birthing Specialist since 1989 and recipient of the 2002 Robert Wood Johnson Community Health Leadership award http://lookingglass.org/news/rogers.php, has just revised and expanded her previous book. The Disabled Woman's Guide to Pregnancy and Birth supports the right of all women to choose motherhood, and will be useful for any physically disabled woman who desires to have a child. This comprehensive guide is based on the experiences of ninety women with disabilities who chose to have children. This book is a practical guide both for disabled women planning for pregnancy and the health professionals who work with them. The subjects covered include: an introduction to the ninety women and their specific disabilities; the decision to have a baby; parenting with a disability; emotional concerns of the mother, family and friends; nutrition and exercise in pregnancy; a look at each trimester; labor and delivery; caesarean delivery; the postpartum period; and breast-feeding. A list of references and a glossary will assist the reader in obtaining additional information and understanding medical terminology.
To order, contact Through the Looking Glass, by phone (1-800-644-2666) or go to their website at http://www.lookingglass.org/

Reproductive Health and Pregnancy Resources

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Women with Disabilities
http://www.acog.org/Search?Topics=b21ac2ad-6483-4149-8b3d-c41ca4c7998f

Center for Research on Women with Disabilities (CROWD)

3440 Richmond Avenue, Suite B - Houston, Texas 77046
Phone: (713) 960-0505
Toll Free: 1-800-44-CROWD
Fax: (713) 961-3555
http://www.bcm.tmc.edu/crowd/

Health Promotion for Women with Disabilities Project

Villanova University - College of Nursing
800 Lancaster Ave., Villanova, PA 19085
Phone: (610) 519-4922
http://www.nurseweb.villanova.edu/womenwithdisabilities/welcome.htm

North Carolina Office on Disability and Health
FPG Child Development Institute,
UNC-CH, 8185, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8185
Phone: (919) 966-0868
Fax: (919) 966-0862
http://www.fpg.unc.edu/~ncodh/

Office on Women's Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
http://www.womenshealth.gov/

Spinal Cord Injury Information Network
UAB Department of Physical Rehabilitation and Medicine
529 Spain Rehab Center
1717 6TH Ave South
Birmingham, AL 35233
Phone: 205-934-3283
Fax: 205-975-4691
TDD: 205-934-4642
http://www.spinalcord.uab.edu/show.asp?durki=32375&site=1021&return=21800

The Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Resource Center
Short Hills Plaza, 636 Morris Turnpike, Suite #3A, Short Hills, NJ 07078

Toll Free: 1-800-539-7309

http://www.paralysis.org/

The National Spinal Cord Injury Association
6701 Democracy Blvd., Suite 300-9, Bethesda, MD 20817
Phone: (301) 214-4006
Fax: (301) 881-9817
http://www.spinalcord.org/resources/index.php?link=W&list=118

United Spinal Association

75-20 Astoria Blvd., Jackson Heights, NY 11370-1177
Phone: (718) 803-3782
Fax: (718) 803-0414

http://www.unitedspinal.org/


Videos and Publications:


A Health Handbook for Women with Disabilities
This book can help most women with disabilities around the world, better care for themselves improve their general health, their capabilities and self-reliance, and their ability to participate more effectively in their communities. It covers every imaginable topic including general health, sexuality, parenting and abuse. It can be purchased for $20 plus shipping at Hesperian's online store at http://www.hesperian.org/, by emailing bookorders@hesperian.org, or by calling 1-888-729-1796 (within the USA). Discounts are available for bulk purchases. 


Health and Wellness for Women with Disabilities
Easy to understand, web–based guide informs women with disabilities about topics such as chronic conditions, health maintenance, sexually, mental health and reproductive health care. Published through the Center of Research for Women with Disabilities at Baylor College.
http://www.bcm.edu/crowd/health_wellness/health_wellness.html

Let's Talk About Health: What Every Woman Should Know

A video and curriculum workbook that is designed to help women with developmental disabilities feel more prepared for pelvic and breast exams. The video takes the viewer through each exam step by step in a calm and informative manner. Heaton, C, Roberts, BS, Murphy, L, Meagher, M, Randall, D., The Arc of NJ Women's Health Project, 985 Livingston Ave, N. Brunswick, NJ 08902 (908) 246-2525

Not Just Surviving 

Four women who have been living with Spinal Cord Injury for as long as 30 years discuss topics that include rehabilitation, healthcare, sexuality, parenting, menopause, and how to live day-to-day with hope. (40 minutes) Costing $149. to purchase and $60/day rental. To order contact Fanlight Productions, http://www.fanlight.com/ (800)343-5540 or orders@fanlight.com.

Post-Polio Health's Report:
Women with Polio: Menopause, Late Effects, Life Satisfaction and Emotional Distress
http://www.post-polio.org/res/Women%20with%20Polio-Menopause-FinalRep.pdf

Reproductive Health for Women with Spinal Cord Injury:
Part I - The Gynecological Examination - 1997 (30 min)
Educates healthcare providers on how to safely and comfortably manage the annual GYN exam, breast self-exams and mammograms and menstrual management.
Part II - Pregnancy & Delivery - 2003 (32 min)
Features experiences of women with SCI who have children along with suggestions from professionals on ways to manage medical issues related to pregnancy, labor and delivery.
Producer: UAB RRTC on Secondary Complications of SCI & Office of Research Services Order from: UAB Dept of PM&R, Office of Research Services 619 19th Street South - SRC 529, Birmingham, AL 35249-7330 205-934-3283 Cost: $15 per video + $5 s/h or both videos for $25 + $5 s/h http://www.spinalcord.uab.edu/show.asp?durki=58096&site=1021&return=21811

Table Manners and Beyond
The gynecological exam for women with developmental disabilities and other functional limitations. This manual was produced under the auspices of the Women's Wellness Project, a collaborative effort between the Regional Center of the East Bay and the Women's Health Project of UCP of the Golden Gate.
http://www.bhawd.org/sitefiles/TblMrs/cover.html


The Disabled Woman's Guide to Pregnancy and Birth
Judith Rogers, OTR (Demos Publishers, 2005) (532 pages)  $25 (includes shipping)
Judi Rogers, Through the Looking Glass. Pregnancy and Birthing Specialist since 1989 and recipient of the 2002 Robert Wood Johnson Community Health Leadership award http://lookingglass.org/news/rogers.php, has just revised and expanded her previous book.  The Disabled Woman's Guide to Pregnancy and Birth supports the right of all women to choose motherhood, and will be useful for any physically disabled woman who desires to have a child. This comprehensive guide is based on the experiences of ninety women with disabilities who chose to have children. This book is a practical guide both for disabled women planning for pregnancy and the health professionals who work with them.  The subjects covered include: an introduction to the ninety women and their specific disabilities; the decision to have a baby; parenting with a disability; emotional concerns of the mother, family and friends; nutrition and exercise in pregnancy; a look at each trimester; labor and delivery; caesarean delivery; the postpartum period; and breast-feeding. A list of references and a glossary will assist the reader in obtaining additional information and understanding medical terminology.
To order, contact Through the Looking Glass, by phone (1-800-644-2666) or go to their website at http://www.lookingglass.org/

The Gyn Exam
A video and handbook with teacher’s guides and photos. The video takes the viewer through a breast and pelvic exam step-by-step.
Stanfield & Co., PO Box 1983, Santa Monica, CA 90406
(213) 395-7466 



Sexuality and Relationships Resources

Back to Your Life
A student run site providing user-friendly information to people with spinal cord injuries in CT.
http://backtoyourlife.com/

Barrier Free Living - Freedom House Emergency Shelter for Survivors of Domestic Violence
270 East Second Street,
New York, NY 10009
Phone: 212-677-6668
http://www.bflnyc.org/programs1.asp

Beauty Ability
http://www.beautyability.com/

Center for Research on Women with Disabilities (CROWD)
3440 Richmond Avenue, Suite B - Houston, Texas 77046
Phone: 713-960-0505
Toll Free: 1-800-44-CROWD
Fax: 713-961-3555
http://www.bcm.tmc.edu/crowd/

Department of Health and Human Services: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Women with Disabilities
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/women/default.htm

Differently Abled Winners Network
A Unique Dating Service for People With Disabilities
P.O. Box 90195, Tucson AZ 85752-0195, (520) 579-7253
http://dawn-disabled-dating.com/

Gimpgirl.com
http://www.gimpgirl.com/

HFriends
http://www.hfriends.com/

LoveByrd
A community for disabled singles.
http://www.lovebyrd.com/

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS)
Toll Free: 1-800-344-4867
http://www.nationalmssociety.org/index.aspx

North Carolina Office on Disability and Health
FPG Child Development Institute, UNC-CH, 8185, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8185
Phone: (919) 966-0868
Fax: (919) 966-0862
http://www.fpg.unc.edu/~ncodh/

SafePlace Austin, Texas
Phone: (512) 267-SAFE, (512-267-7233), (512) 927-9616 TTY
http://www.austin-safeplace.org/

Sex Support Site
Sexuality and Disability: Education, Advocacy and Support
http://sexsupport.org/

Sexual Health
The Sexual Health Network is dedicated to providing easy access to sexuality information, education, support, and other resources.
http://www.sexualhealth.com/

Sexual Health and Fertility After Brain and Spinal Cord Impairment
The Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Center
Vancouver, British Columbia
http://www.scisexualhealth.com/

Soulful Encounters
Connecting the Disabled Dating and Friends Community
http://www.soulfulencounters.com/

The Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Resource Center
Short Hills Plaza, 636 Morris Turnpike, Suite #3A, Short Hills, NJ 07078
Toll Free 1-800-539-7309
http://www.paralysis.org/

Videos and Publications:


A Health Handbook for Women with Disabilities
This book can help most women with disabilities around the world, better care for themselves improve their general health, their capabilities and self-reliance, and their ability to participate more effectively in their communities. It covers every imaginable topic including general health, sexuality, parenting and abuse. It can be purchased for $20 plus shipping at Hesperian's online store at www.hesperian.org, by emailing bookorders@hesperian.org, or by calling 1-888-729-1796 (within the USA). Discounts are available for bulk purchases. 


Disability, Violence, and Survival: A Personal Story SafePlace
Austin, Texas
Phone: (512) 267-SAFE (512-267-7233), (512) 927-9616 TTY
http://www.austin-safeplace.org/

MOMENT by MOMENT: The Healing Journey of Molly Hale 

Emmy-winning, Oscar-nominated independent filmmaker Dorothy Fadiman directed and produced this documentary, which explores one woman's response to the extraordinary challenges presented by catastrophic spinal cord injury injury. This is a film about disabilities, health and healing; about intention, attitude and choice; and about relationships and sexuality.
Individual orders contact: Concentric Media, PO Box 1414, Menlo Park, CA 94026. VHS: $29.95
Phone: (650)568.4340 www.concentricmedia.org/molly
Institutional
Purchases contact: Aquarius Productions 1-888-440.2963 (toll free) info@aquariusproductions.com Supporting website: www.mollyhale.com

PATHWAYS to WELLNESS: Your Guide to the Healing Arts and Sciences, a video wellness resource guide coupled with the documentary MOMENT by MOMENT on DVD.
Not Just Surviving 
Four women who have been living with Spinal Cord Injury for as long as 30 years discuss topics that include rehabilitation, healthcare, sexuality, parenting, menopause, and how to live day-to-day with hope. (40 minutes) Costing $149. to purchase and $60/day rental. To order contact Fanlight Productions, www.fanlight.com (800)343-5540 or orders@fanlight.com.

Women's Sexuality After SCI: Understanding the Changes and Finding Ways to Respond
The Department of Rehabilitation Medicine in conjunction with the South Florida Model Spinal Cord Injury System (SFSCIS) is proud to announce this new educational video. Hosted By Marca L. Sipski, M.D. , Length: 18 minutes. The video can be purchased for $10. plus shipping and handling.
The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis at The Lois Pope LIFE Center, 1095 N.W.14th Terrace, Miami, FL 33136
Phone: (305)585-1342

Health and Wellness Resources

AbleThrive
A one-stop platform to connect to existing online and local  resources geared towards those impacted by disabilities.
http://www.ablethrive.com

Accessible Travel & Tourism Worldwide
The largest database and online community for international and local accessible travel on accommodations, activities, attractions, equipment, transportation, tours, and tips. 
http://www.wheelchairtraveling.com/

Addiction Campuses 
Addiction Treatment Centers for the Physically & Mentally Disabled
http://www.addictioncampuses.com/persons-with-disabilities/


Addiction Treatment & Recovery Guide for Disabled
https://delphihealthgroup.com/addiction-and-disabilities/

Aging in Place
National Council for Aging Care
http://www.aginginplace.org/guide-to-recognizing-elder-abuse/

American Association on Health and Disability


110 N. Washington St., Suite 328-B, Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: (301) 545-6140
Fax (301) 545-6144
http://www.aahd.us/

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Women with Disabilities
http://www.acog.org/Search?Topics=b21ac2ad-6483-4149-8b3d-c41ca4c7998f

American Dance Wheels Foundation
http://americandancewheels.org/   

Arthritis Research Foundation
http://www.curearthritis.org/ 

Back to Your Life
A student run site providing user-friendly information to people with spinal cord injuries in CT.
http://backtoyourlife.com/

Barrier Free Living - Freedom House Emergency Shelter for Survivors of Domestic Violence
270 East Second Street,
New York, NY 10009
Phone: 212-677-6668
http://www.bflnyc.org/programs1.asp

Breast Health Access for Women with Disabilities (BHAWD) 

BHAWD c/o Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Herrick Campus, Rehabilitation Services
2001 Dwight Way, 2nd Floor, Berkeley, CA 94704

Phone: (510) 204-4866
TDD (510) 204-4574
FAX (510) 204-5892 

http://www.bhawd.org/

CareCure Community
CareCure has over 70 forums dedicated to the latest research and care for people with spinal cord injuries and other related neurological disorders, created and managed by the W.M. Keck Center for Collaborative Neuroscience..
http://sci.rutgers.edu/ 


Center for Neuro Recovery.
The Center for Neuro recovery works with clients with a vast amount of neurological injuries and disorders. Our goal is to promote independence and functionality through strength training protocols.
Www.CenterforNeurorecovery.com
 
Center for Research on Women with Disabilities (CROWD) 

3440 Richmond Avenue, Suite B - Houston, Texas 77046 

Phone: (713) 960-0505
Toll Free: 1-800-44-CROWD
Fax: (713) 961-3555
http://www.bcm.tmc.edu/crowd/

Cerebral Palsy Causes
Cerebral Palsy is a neurological disorder caused by brain damage that develops while the baby is still in utero or during or shortly after birth. 


Cerebral Palsy Group
https://cerebralpalsygroup.com/

Consumer Dangers
http://www.consumerdangers.com/ 

Consumer Safety
https://www.consumersafety.org/  

Consumer Safety Guide
https://www.consumersafetyguide.com/

Department of Health and Human Services: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Women with Disabilities
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/women/default.htm

Disability Today Network
An "exposition” of independently-hosted media channels under 15 different areas of special interest to people disabilities, their families and friends and healthcare professionals.
http://www.disabilitytodaynetwork.com/

Disabled Women on the Web
http://www.disabilityhistory.org/dwa/index.html

Disabled Women's Network (DAWN) Ontario
975 McKeown Ave. Unit 5A, Suite 162, North Bay, ON P1B 9P2 Canada
Phone: (705) 494-9078
http://dawn.thot.net/index.html

Disaster Safety for People with Disabilities
https://www.redfin.com/blog/disaster-safety-for-people-with-disabilities 

DrugWatch
Offers extensive information about medications and drugs including prescription and over-the-counter medications and details about side effects.
189 S. Orange Ave., Ste. 1600, Orlando, FL 32801
Phone: (800) 452-0949
http://www.drugwatch.com/

Easter Seals Thrive Program
Support and Mentorship for Young Women with Disabilities
http://www.easterseals.com/thrive/

Facing Disability
For families and individuals facing spinal cord injuries.,
Hill Foundation
737 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1560, Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: (312)284-2525
http://www.facingdisability.com/

Health Promotion for Women with Disabilities Project

Villanova University - College of Nursing
800 Lancaster Ave., Villanova, PA 19085
Phone: (610) 519-4922
https://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/nursing/community/womendisabilities.html

Independent Living Institute
Women with Disabilities links
http://www.independentliving.org/links/links-women-with-disabilities.html

Jason's Connection
Find, recommend and review mental health and disability services and providers.
http://www.jasonsconnection.org/ 

MS Foundation for Women
12 MetroTech Center, 26th floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
http://ms.foundation.org/home

Mammacare 

930 NW 8th St., Gainesville, FL 32601
Toll Free: 1-800-626-2273 

http://www.mammacare.com/\

Mattress and Bedding Guide for People with Disabilities
https://www.bestmattressreviews.com/mattress-and-bedding-guide-disabilities/ 

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America
706 Haddonfield Road
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Toll-free: 1-800-532-7667 
https://mymsaa.org/

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS)
Toll Free: 1-800-344-4867
http://www.nationalmssociety.org/index.aspx

North Carolina Office on Disability and Health
FPG Child Development Institute,
UNC-CH, 8185, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8185
Phone: (919) 966-0868
Fax: (919) 966-0862
http://www.fpg.unc.edu/~ncodh/

Nursing Home Abuse Center
http://www.nursinghomeabusecenter.org/
https://www.nursinghomeabusecenter.com/

Nursing Home Abuse Support  
http://nursinghomeabusesupport.com/

Office on Women's Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
http://www.womenshealth.gov/

Online Health Resources
http://www.onlinehealthresources.com/index.html

Orchid: Health and Wellness for Women with Disabilities
From the NC Office on Disability and Health
http://www.fpg.unc.edu/~ncodh/orchid/pages/index.cfm

Push Living
Pushing the boundaries of inclusive design, travel and living.
http://pushliving.com/

Rx Dangers
http://www.rxdangers.com/  

SCI Total Fitness
Offers online exercise and weight loss programs.
http://www.scitotalfitness.com/ 

Spinal Cord Injury Information Network
UAB Department of Physical Rehabilitation and Medicine
529 Spain Rehab Center
1717 6TH Ave South
Birmingham, AL 35233
Phone: 205-934-3283
Fax: 205-975-4691
TDD: 205-934-4642
http://www.spinalcord.uab.edu/show.asp?durki=19679

SPINALpedia
A social mentoring network and video archive that allows the spinal cord injury community to motivate each other with the knowledge and triumphs gained from our individual experiences.
http://www.spinalpedia.com/index.php

Tarita's Travel Connections
Travel should be Inclusive, not Exclusive.
http://taritastravelconnections.com/

The Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Resource Center
Short Hills Plaza, 636 Morris Turnpike, Suite #3A, Short Hills, NJ 07078

Toll Free: 1-800-539-7309

http://www.paralysis.org/

The Injury Cooperative
The Injury Co-Op is a comprehensive resource created by fellow survivors to guide the newly injured and their families through the complexities of life after a catastrophic event.
http://theinjuryco-op.blogspot.com/

The National Spinal Cord Injury Association
6701 Democracy Blvd., Suite 300-9, Bethesda, MD 20817

Phone: (301) 214-4006
Fax: (301) 881-9817

http://www.spinalcord.org/

The Transverse Myelitis Association
http://www.myelitis.org/

Tuck Advanced Better Sleep
Sleep Products for People with Disabilities
https://www.tuck.com/mattresses-bedding-for-people-with-disabilities/

United Spinal Association

75-20 Astoria Blvd., Jackson Heights, NY 11370-1177
Phone: (718) 803-3782
Fax: (718) 803-0414

http://www.unitedspinal.org/

US Disability Benefit Guide
https://householdquotes.co.uk/us-disability-benefit-guide/  

Walk-In Bathtub Guide
https://www.consumeraffairs.com/homeowners/walk-in-bathtubs/#

Wheel:life
http://wheel-life.org/

Women with Disabilities Education Program
http://womenwithdisabilities.org/index.html

Videos and Publications:

A Health Handbook for Women with Disabilities
This book can help most women with disabilities around the world, better care for themselves improve their general health, their capabilities and self-reliance, and their ability to participate more effectively in their communities. It covers every imaginable topic including general health, sexuality, parenting and abuse. It can be purchased for $20 plus shipping at Hesperian's online store at www.hesperian.org, by emailing bookorders@hesperian.org, or by calling 1-888-729-1796 (within the USA). Discounts are available for bulk purchases. 


A Provider’s Guide For The Care of Women With Physical Disabilities and Chronic Medical Conditions. Welner, Sandra., North Carolina: North Carolina Office on Disability and Health, 1999.

Bedding and Mattress Guide for People with Disabilities
https://www.sleepcupid.com/bedding-for-people-with-disabilities/

Beyond Disability: The Fe Fe Stories.
Chicago: Beyondmedia Education, 2004.DVD and VHS. The Empowered Fe Fes (slang for female) are a group of young women with disabilities. They hit the streets of Chicago on a quest to discover the
difference between how they see themselves and how others see them.

Breast Health and Beyond for Women with Disabilities: A Provider’s Guide to the Examination and Screening of Women with Disabilities.
Oakland, CA: Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, 2004

Disabled Women: Vision and Voices from the Fourth World Conference on Women.
San Francisco, CA: Fall 1995. (DVD 12 Minutes, and 40 Seconds)

Extraordinary Bodies: Figuring Physical Disability in American Culture and Literature.
Thomson, Rosemarie Garland., New York: Columbia University Press, 1997.

Gendering Disability
Smith, Bonnie G. and Beth Hutchison., New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2004.

Health and Wellness for Women with Disabilities
Easy to understand, web–based guide informs women with disabilities about topics such as chronic conditions, health maintenance, sexually, mental health and reproductive health care. Published through the Center of Research for Women with Disabilities at Baylor College.
http://www.bcm.edu/crowd/health_wellness/health_wellness.html

Key Changes: A Portrait of Lisa Thorson

This elegant video by Cindy Marshall profiles Lisa Thorson, a successful jazz singer, who uses a wheelchair. Artfully weaving performance footage with interviews, it demonstrates how she challenges stereotypes, and advocates for people with disabilities through her work. (28 minutes).
Costing $149. to purchase and $60/day rental. To order contact Fanlight Productions, www.fanlight.com (800)343-5540 or orders@fanlight.com.

Let's Talk About Health: What Every Woman Should Know

A video and curriculum workbook that is designed to help women with developmental disabilities feel more prepared for pelvic and breast exams. The video takes the viewer through each exam step by step in a calm and informative manner. Heaton, C, Roberts, BS, Murphy, L, Meagher, M, Randall, D., The Arc of NJ Women's Health Project, 985 Livingston Ave, N. Brunswick, NJ 08902 (908) 246-2525

MOMENT by MOMENT: The Healing Journey of Molly Hale
Emmy-winning, Oscar-nominated independent filmmaker Dorothy Fadiman directed and produced this documentary, which explores one woman's response to the extraordinary challenges presented by catastrophic spinal cord injury injury. This is a film about disabilities, health and healing; about intention, attitude and choice; and about relationships and sexuality.
Individual orders contact: Concentric Media, PO Box 1414, Menlo Park, CA 94026. VHS: $29.95
Phone: (650)568.4340 http://www.concentricmedia.org/molly%E2%80%A8Institutional
Purchases contact: Aquarius Productions 1-888-440.2963 (toll free) info@aquariusproductions.com Supporting website: http://www.mollyhale.com/
PATHWAYS to WELLNESS: Your Guide to the Healing Arts and Sciences, a video wellness resource guide coupled with the documentary MOMENT by MOMENT on DVD.

Not Just Surviving 

Four women who have been living with Spinal Cord Injury for as long as 30 years discuss topics that include rehabilitation, healthcare, sexuality, parenting, menopause, and how to live day-to-day with hope. (40 minutes)  Costing $149. to purchase and $60/day rental. To order contact Fanlight Productions, http://www.fanlight.com/ (800)343-5540 or orders@fanlight.com.

Our Own Best Advocates: Breast Health for Women with Disabilities.
Center for Research on Women with Disabilities, 2000.14 minutes. Available from Fanlight
http://www.fanlight.com/

Removing Barriers to Mammography for Women with Physical Disabilities.
UCP of New York City, 2003. Narrated by Donna Hanover. VHS or DVD.
http://www.ucpnyc.org/ Click on Publications

The Basics of Self-Defense
A training video from International Disabled Self-Defense Association (http://www.defenseability.com/) Video Series I, costing $29.95 plus shipping. It covers the basics of self-defense: effective striking, wheelchair dynamics, defenses using one hand, self-defense and rehabilitation, and redirecting energy. 


The Gyn Exam
A video and handbook with teacher’s guides and photos. The video takes the viewer through a breast and pelvic exam step-by-step.
Stanfield & Co., PO Box 1983, Santa Monica, CA 90406 (213) 395-7466

The Rejected Body: Feminist Philosophical Reflections on Disability.
Wendell, Susan, New York: Routledge, 1996.

Unruly Bodies: Life Writing by Women with Disabilities.
Mintz, Susannah B. , Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2007.

Venus on Wheels: Two Decades of Dialogue on Disability, Biography, and Being Female in America.
Frank Gelya , Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2000.

“What Happened to You?” Writings by Disabled Women.
Keith, Lois, ed., New York: New Press, 1996. Thirty-six women from Great Britain tell their stories.

Welner’s Guide to the Care of Women with Disabilities.
Welner, Sandra L. and Florence Haseltine, Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2004.

With Wings: An Anthology of Literature By and About Women with Disabilities.
Marsha Saxton and Florence Howe, editors. New York: The Feminist Press, 1987

Women with Disabilities: Found Voices.
Mary Willmuth and Lillian Holcomb, editors. Binghamton, NY: Harrington Park Press, 1993.

Women with Disabilities Aging Well: A Global View.
Walsh, Patricia Noonan and Barbara LeRoy, Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes Publishing, 2004.

Women with Visible and Invisible Disabilities: Multiple Intersections, Multiple Issues, Multiple Therapies. Banks, Martha E. and Ellyn Kaschak, Ph.D., New York: Haworth Press, 2003. (Published also as Women & Therapy Vol. 26, Numbers 1,2 and 3,4.)