Resources4Missions

Disability Ministries

Sites

Directory for Accessibility
Compassionate Health Care Network
Joni & Friends

Agencies (centers)

Association of Assistive Technology Act Programs

Assistive Technology Products

Assistive Technology Solutions
Able Data.com

Accessibility

Library Access for Disabled Persons Checklist – pdf

Building Accessibility

Adaptive Environments – Human Centered Design – International Links
Wheelchair Lift.com
Easter Seals.com
Paralyzed Veterans of America
UDA Accessible Home Designs
Concrete Change.org – Home Designs

Articles 

Braithwaite, D. O. (1991). Viewing Persons With Disabilities As A Culture. In L. Samovar & R. Porter (Eds.), Intercultural Communication: A Reader (6th Ed., Pp. 136-142). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.
Shearer, A. (1984). Disability: Whose Handicap? Oxford: Basil Blackwell.
Wiseman, R. L., Emry, R., & Morgan, D. (1987). A Normative Analysis Of The Intercultural Communication Between Nondisabled And Disabled Persons. World Communication Journal, 16, 137-155.

 

 

National Institutions

U.S.

Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund
Federal Transit Administration – ADA Act
The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
U.S. Department of Labor – Disability Research Resources
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
United States Access Board
US- National Council on Disability

Europe

European Disability Forum
Europe Commision-E-inclusion
Europa Bookshop – Research and Reports on Europe’s treatment of various subjects

Germany

Academic Network of European Disability experts

Great Britain

University of Leeds Centre for Disability Studies
The Mental Disability Advocacy Center – Has training information for many European Countries
Churches for ALL – British Based outreach to the disabled
Independent Living Institute – A great resource for most disability questions

Ireland

National Disability Authority

Sweden

The Official Gateway to Sweden – Disability Policy
Handisam – Swedish Agency for Disability Policy Coordination

Outreach Strategies 

Art with the Disabled

Art Therapy.org
Mouth & Foot Painting Artists
National Institute of Art & Disabilities

Camps

Christian Agencies

Camp Barnabas.org – Missouri
Camp Daniel.org – Wisconsin
Echoing Hills Village.org – Ohio
Children’s Bible Fellowship of New York – camps
www.christianberets.org
www.hvmi.org
Joni and Friends.org
kmminc.org
Christian Record.org
Pioneer Camp.org
Power Ministries.org
Shepherd Scamp.org
Special Touch.org
Spring Hill Camps.com
Summit Adventure.com
Upwardbound Camp.org

Other Agencies

Christian Camp and Conference Association
My Summer Camps.com

Job Training

Christian Employment Resources

Christian Career Center.com
Christian Employment.com
Intercristo.com

Additional Employment Resources

Job Accommodation Network
www.doleta.gov
www.jobaccess.org
www.jan.wvu.edu
www.business-disability.com
www.Return2Work.org

Computer Technology and Training

Computer Training (Chicago based computer training for individuals with disabilities)
Minnesota Resource Center-MN (Minnesota training and employment for individuals with disabilities)
Adaptive Computer Technology in San Diego (computer empowerment of the disabled)
Computer Ministry in TN (Computer refurbishing, training, learning centers, and acquisition)
Friends of Disabled Adults and Children.org (Helps assist individuals with Disabilities in GA.)

Publications

www.careermag.com
www.eop.com
www.wholework.com

Specialized Resources

Amputees

American Amputee Foundation
www.leprosy.org
Agra Ability.org
Limbs for Life.org
National Amputation Foundation
Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology Society of North America
Amputee Coalition of America
Odd Shoe.org
Active Amputees.org
The Global Resource for Orthotics & Prosthetics Information

Ataxia

Ataxia-Telangiectasia Children’s Project
Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance
National Ataxia Foundation
National Organization to treat Ataxia-Telangiectasia
International Network of Ataxia Friends

Autism

Association for Science in Autism Treatment
Autism Society of America
Autism Speaks
Exploring Autism – looks at the genetics of the disease
Families for Early Autism Treatment.org

Brain Injury

Association for the Rehabilitation of the Brain Injured
Brain Injury Association of America
Brain Train.com – Brain Injury website
Hope Network Rehab.org – Has a number of reference sites
The Traumatic Brain Injury National Data and Statistics Center
National Association of State Head Injury Administrators
TBI Resource Guide – Traumatic Brain Injury
TBI.org – Traumatic Brain Injury

Deaf Resources

www.agbell.org –Alexander Graham Bell Association for The Deaf and Hard of Hearing
www.gallaudet.edu
Harriscomm.com
www.nad.org
www.rit.edu/NTID
About.com – deafness – Links to other resources
Deaf Nation.com

Blind

American Council of the Blind
American Foundation for the Blind
American Printing House for the Blind
Bibles for the Blind.org
Christian Blind Mission International
Christian Record Services for the Blind
Duxbury Systems Inc – Software for Braille
Lutheran Braille Workers Inc
National Federation of the Blind
National Industries for the Blind
National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped – Library of Congress
New York Institute for Special Education
Prevent Blindness
Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic
Hadley-school for the Blind – Worldwide Distance Educator of Blind and visually impaired people
United States Association of Blind Athletes

Deaf Ministries

Silent Blessings.org
Workers ForJesus
Deaf Ministries
Deaf Video
Door International

Assistance Dogs

4 Paws for Ability.org
Canine Assistants.org
Canine Companions.org
Dogs for the Deaf.org
International Association of Assistance Dog Partners
Leader Dog.org
Paws with a Cause.org
Pilot Dogs.org
Support Dogs.org
Seeing Eye.org

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