We try and capture the best resources that are available from a variety of sources and references. We hope that you will find these resources helpful.

Understanding Disability in Islam

  • AustismSpeakis.org – A great website with a lots of resources on Autism.
  • Judsoncenter.org – Judson Center is a comprehensive, multi-faceted, community based human service provider licensed by the … QUICK LINKS.
  • Exceptional Parent (EP) magazine – EP provides practical advice and the most up-to-date educational information for families of children and adults with disabilities and special healthcare needs as well as to the physicians, allied health care professional, and educational professionals who are involved in their care and development.
  • ThinkCollege.net – A website devoted to providing a centralized pool of information on opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities to go to college.
  • http://www.cec.sped.org/diversity/edc.html – The website for the Educators with Disabilities Caucus (EDC), a diversity caucus under the Council for Exceptional Children, is a national network of pre-service students, teachers, researchers, and administrators with disabilities and others interested in the topic of educators with disabilities.
  • http://www.bcc.ctc.edu/venture – The site for Washington State’s Bellevue Community College’s Venture program, a 90-credit Associate in Essential Studies degree, for high-functioning individuals with learning, cognitive and intellectual disabilities.
  • http://www.careersindesign.org – Adaptive Environments’ web resources to inform people with disabilities about careers in design. The project, Building Careers in Design, was funded by a contract with the RSA National Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center.
  • http://www.heath.gwu.edu/ – The HEATH Resource Center, located at The George Washington University Graduate School of Education and Human Development, is the national clearinghouse on postsecondary education for individuals with disabilities. Support from the U.S. Department of Education enables the clearinghouse to serve as an information exchange about educational support services, policies, procedures, adaptations, and opportunities at American campuses, vocational-technical schools, and other postsecondary training entities.
  • http://research.nichcy.org – NICHCY’s Research Center designed to connect visitors with the research evidence on a wide range of education practices.
  • http://www.ibm.com/able – IBM’s Accessibility Center Web Site with information on News, Guido Corona’s Blog, Accessibility, Products, and much more.
  • http://jan.wvu.edu – The site for the Job Accommodation Network (JAN), a service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) of the U.S. Department of Labor. In addition to providing information on job accommodations, self-employment and small business opportunities, JAN provides information on the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • http://www.adata.org/ – The site for the ADA & IT Technical Assistance Centers (aka DBTACs) that are comprehensive resources for information on the Americans with Disabilities Act and accessible information technology. Also toll free at 1-800-949-4232 (V/TTY).
  • http://www.adaportal.org – A web portal on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and offers visitors approximately 3,400 documents in 10 subject categories on the ADA. The web portal was launched by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) at the Department of Education.
  • http://www.lgtinc.org/ – Mark Johnson, nationally recognize disability rights advocate and New Mobility Magazine’s 2001 Person of the Year, has created this new website dedicated to the pioneers of the movement and the people and groups making a difference.
  • http://www.adabasics.org – This site links to a free self-paced web course that explores the legal requirements and the spirit of the ADA and is a project of ADA & IT Assistance Centers.
  • http://www.UCP.org – The website for United Cerebral Palsy that has state by state resource guides on-line. To access them click through to the “Parenting and Families” channel and then to “Resources.”
  • http://www.hearingloss.org – The website for the Hearing Loss Association of America. The organization has state affiliates.
  • http://www.aboutdisability.com/bib.html – A page on the About Disability website that is updated several times a year and features media resources (e.g. books, videos, feature films, etc) that address the new disability paradigm.
  • http://www.proyectovision.net/index.html – This is the Proyecto Vision Project’s bilingual website for Latinos with disabilities. While it has an employment focus, it does feature other information of interest to Latinos with disabilities.
  • http://www.spokeguardart.com – Website for Spokeguard Art, a small business developed by a wheelchair user that puts designs on the spokeguards for wheelchairs. They now have several new designs as well as links to other resources.
  • http://members.aol.com/DAC4VA/main.htm – This is the site for the Disabled Action Committee, a Virginia based non-partisan entity formed to promote voting and political participation by members of the disability community. Has an extensive list of web links.
  • http://www.dol.gov/odep/pubs/newsletter/200502.htm
  • http://www.diversityworld.com
  • http://www.db101.org – The model website developed by WID for California residents with disabilities who are looking to go to work and need to find programs on careers and benefits.
  • http://www.jan.wvu.edu
  • http://www.earnworks.com – Employer Assistance & Recruiting Network: A free service to connect employers with disability staffing agencies.