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The Center for Disability Resources Library
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Disability Web Sites

ABLEDATA: http://www.abledata.com

Provides information on assitive technology and features a database of assistive technology products.

Center for International Rehabilitation Research Information and Exchange (CIRRIE): http://cirrie.buffalo.edu

Provides and maintains the Database of International Rehabilitation Research, which contains over 18,000 citations for research conducted outside of the U.S.

Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Resource Center: http://www.paralysis.org

The electronic library provides information for those who are living with paralysis and their caregivers.

DisabilityInfo.gov: http://www.disabilityinfo.gov

The federal portal to government resources for people with disabilities.

Family Village Library: http://www.familyvillage.wisc.edu/library.htm

The Waisman Center uses an online card catalog to organize information, such as online discussion groups, relevant organizations, and helpful websites for a variety of disabilities.

Genetics Home Reference: http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/ghr/page/Home

The National Library of Medicine’s consumer web site about genetic conditions.

Hands On Health-South Carolina: http://www.handsonhealth-sc.org

Annotated links to web sites of interest to South Carolinians. Some of the disability related-topics are Autism, Cerebral Palsy, and Multiple Sclerosis.

KidsHealth: http://kidshealth.org

KidsHealth has specialized portals for parents, kids, and teens. The site focuses on health information about children from birth through adolescence.

Mayo Clinic: http://www.mayoclinic.com/index.cfm

This web site provides a search feature as well as an alphabetical list of diseases and conditions. In the healthy living centers section, there is a baby’s health and children’s health section.

MedlinePlus: http://www.medlineplus.gov

Reliable health information from the National Library of Medicine. The web site includes fulltext medical dictionaries, drug information, directories, and over 600 health topics. There is a text only version available at: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/medlineplustext.html

National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities: http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/default.htm

Features information on developmental disabilities, prevalence rates, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) activities.

National Center on Physical Activity and Disability (NCPAD): http://www.ncpad.org

This web site features information on accessible physical activity and a database of programs and facilities in the U.S.

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY): http://www.nichcy.org/pubs1.htm

NICHCY provides free publications on topics related to children and youth with disabilities. You can browse or search their publications. There are fact sheets on specific disabilities, IDEA-related publications, and guides for parents.

National Rehabilitation Information Center for Independence (NARIC): http://www.naric.com

The NARIC web site provides access to databases related to disability and rehabilitation research projects and literature. The REHABDATA database contains over 12,000 citations and abstracts for research conducted in the U.S.

NOAH: New York Online Access to Health: http://www.noah-health.org

Browse or search the health topics to find consumer health web sites organized by librarians.

SC Access: Aging and Disability Information: http://www.scaccesshelp.org

Searchable database of resources for older adults, people with disabilities, and their families and caregivers.

Women with DisAbilities: http://www.4woman.gov/wwd

Part of the National Women's Health Information Center. Features publications and links to resources for women with disabilities.

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