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Helpful Resources

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) Resources:

ALS Association(ALSA)- www.alsa.org

The ALS Therapy Development Foundation- www.als.net

Project ALS- www.projectals.org

 

Arteriovenous Malformations (AVMs) Resources:

Mayo Clinic- www.mayoclinic.org

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke- www.ninds/nih.gov/disorders/All-Disorders/Arterovenous-Malformations-Informaiton-Page

National Organization for Rare Disorders- http://rarediseases.org

 

Brachial Plexus Injury Resources:

United Brachial Plexus Network- www.ubpn.org

 

Brain Injury Resources:

Brain Injury Association of America- www.biausa.org

Brain Injury Resource Center/Head Injury Hotline- www.headinjry.com

Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center- www.dvbic.org

Traumatic Brain Injury- www.tbindc.org

 

Cerebral Palsy Resources:

United Cerebral Palsy (UCP)- www.ucp.org

The March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation- www.modimes.org

The Cerebral Palsy Foundation- www.yourcpf.org

 

Friedreich’s Ataxia (FA) Resources:

Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA)- www.curefa.org

National Ataxia Foundation- www.ataxia.org

National Organization for Rare Disorders(NORD)- www.rarediseases.org

Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)- www.mdausa.org

 

Guillain-Barre Syndrome Resources:

GBS/CIDP Foundation International- www.gbs-cidp.org

 

THE LEUKODYSTROPHIES Resources:

United Leukodystrophy Foundation- www.ulf.org

 

Lyme Disease Resources:

International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society- http://ilads.org

American Lyme Disease Foundation- www.aldf.com

Lyme Disease Association- www.lymediseaseassociation.org

 

Multiple Sclerosis Resources:

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society- www.nationalmssociety.org

Multiple Sclerosis complementary Care- www.mscenter.org/education/patient-resources/complementary-care

The Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers/North American Research Committee- www.mscare.org

The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada- www.mssociety.ca

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America- www.mymsaa.com

 

Neurofibromatosis (NF) Resources:

Neurofibromatosis Network- www.nfnetwork.org

Children’s Tumor Foundation- www.ctf.org

Neurofibromatosis Inc. California- www.nfcalifornia.org

 

Post-Polio Syndrome Resources:

Post-Polio Health International- www.post-polio.org

Global Polio Eradication Initiative- www.polioeradication.org

 

Spina Bifida Resources:

Spina Bifida Association (SBA)- www.spinabifidaassociation.org

March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation- www.marchofdimes.com

Spinal Cord Injury Resources:

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation- www.ChristopherReeve.org

Reeve Foundation Peer & Family Support program- www.ChristopherReeve.org/peer

Reeve Foundation Library- www.ChristopherReeve.org/library

CareCure Community- http://sci.rutgers.edu

Craig Hospital- www.craighospital.org

Facing Disability- www.FacingDisablitily.com

Online education- www.elearnsci.org

International Spinal Cord Society- www.iscos.org.uk

Paralyzed Veterans of America- www.pva.org

Ralph’s Riders Foundation- www.ralphsriders.org

SCI Information Network- www.uab.edu/medicine/sci

Spinal Injury 101- www.spinalinjury101.org

SPINALpedia- www.spinalpedia.com

United Spinal Association- www.unitedspinal.org

Spinal Cord Injury Research Resources:

Canadian/America Spinal Research Organization- www.csro.com

CatWalk Spinal Cord Injury Trust- www.catwalk.org.nz

Centerwatch- www.centerwatch.com

ClinicalTrials- www.clinicaltrials.gov

Coalition for Advancement of Medical Research- www.camradvocacy.org

Craig H Neilsen Foundation- http://chnfoundation.org

Dana Foundation- www.dana.org

International Campaign for Cures of Spinal Cord Injury Paralysis- www.campaignforcure.org

International Research Consortium on Spinal Cord Injury- www.ChristopherReeve.org/research

International Society for Stem Cell Research- www.isscr.org

Miami Project to Cure Paralysis- www.themiamiproject.org

Mike Utley Foundation- www.mikeutley.org

National Institute of neurological Disorders and Stroke- www.ninds.nih.gov

Neil Sachse Foundation- www.nsf.org.au

PubMed- www.pubmed.gov

Reeve-Irvine Research Center- www.reeve.uci.edu

Rick Hansen Foundation- www.rickhansen.com

Roman Reed Foundation- http://romanreedfoundation.com

Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation/Conquer Paralysis Now- www.conquerparalysisnow.org

SCORE- www.scorefund.org

Society for Neuroscience- www.sfn.org

Spinal Cord Injury Project at Rutgers University- http://sci.rutgers.org

Spinal Cord Injury Research Program, U.S. Department of Defense- http://cdmrp.army.mil/scrip

Spinal Cord Research Foundation of the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA)- www.pva.org

Spinal Cord Society- www.scsus.org

Spinal Cure Australia- www.spinalcure.org.au

Spinal Research- www.spinal-research.org

StemCellAction- www.stemcellaction.org

Travis Roy Foundation- www.travisroyfoundation.org

Unite 2 Fight Paralysis (U2FP)- http://u2fp.org

Veterans Affairs Rehabilitation Research and Development Service- www.rehab.research.va.gov

Wings for Life- www.wingsforlife.com/en-us

Yale Center for Neuroscience and Regeneration Research- http://medicine.yale.edu/cnrr

 

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Resources:

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Foundation- www.smafoundation.org

Cure SMA- www.curesma.org

Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)- www.mda.org/disease/spinal-muscular-atrophy

 

Spinal Tumors Resources:

The American Brain Tumor Association(ABTA)- www.abta.org

National Brain Tumor Society- www.braintumor.org

Musella Foundation for Brain Tumor Research and Information Inc.- www.virtualtrails.com

Making Headway Foundation- www.makingheadway.org

National Cancer Institute- www.cancer.gov

Spinal Cord Tumor Association, Inc.- www.spinalcordtumor.org

 

Stroke Resources:

American Stroke Association(ASA)- www.strokeassociation.org

National Stroke Association(NSA)- www.stroke.org

 

Transverse Myelitis Resources:

Transverse Myelitis Association(TMA)- www.myelitis.org

Johns Hopkins Hospital Department of Neurology- www.hopkinsmedicine.org/neurology_neurosurgery/centers_clinics/transverse_myelitis

The Cody Unser First Step Foundation- www.codysfirststep.org

 

Autonomic Dysreflexia Resources:

Paralysis Resource Center- www.ChristopherReeve.org/cards

Paralyzed Veterans of America- www.pva.org

 

Bladder Management Resources:

Paralyzed Veterans of America- www.pva.org

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation- http://s3.amazonnaws.com/reeve-assets-production/2016BladderMgntToolkit.pdf

The Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Evidence(SCIRE)- www.scireproject.com

 

Bowel Management Resources:

Paralyzed Veterans of America- www.pva.org

The Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Evidence (SCIRE)- www.scireprojfect.com

 

Deep Vein Thrombosis Resources:

National Blood Clot Alliance- www.stoptheclot.org

Vascular Disease Foundation- http://vasculardisease.org

Parlyzed Veterans of America- www.pva.org

 

Depression/Mental Health Resources:

Paralyzed Veterans of America- www.pva.org

Suicide Prevention Hotlines (all free)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline- 800-273-TALK (8255)

Boys Town Hotline- 866-697-8394

TransLife Line- 877-565-8860 (for people who are transgender)

The Trevor Project- 866-488-7386 (for LGBTQ youth between ages 13-24

Mental Health America- 1-800-969-6642 and www.mentalhealthamerica.net

Not Dead Yet- www.notdeadyet.org

Anxiety and Depression Association of America- www.adaa.org

 

Chronic Pain Resources:

American Chronic Pain Association(ACPA)- https://theacpa.org

The Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Evidence(SCIRE)- www.scireproject.com

 

Respiratory Health Resources:

International Ventilator Users Network(IVUN)- www.ventusers.org

The Center for Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation Alternatives and Pulmonary Rehab- http://njms.rugers.edu/centers_institutes/index.cfm

Paralyzed Veterans of America, in support of Consortium for Spinal Cord Medicine- www.pva.org

The Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Evidence(SCIRE)- www.scireproject.com

 

Skin Care Management Resources:

Paralyzed Veterans of America- www.pva.org

Craig Hospital- www.craighospital.org/resources

 

Spasticity Resources:

Medtronic- www.medtronic.com

National Multiple Sclerosis Society- www.nationalmssociety.org

 

Syringomyelia Resources:

American Syringomyelia & Chiari Alliance Project- www.asap.org

Chiari & Syringomyelia Foundation- www.csfinfo.org

 

Coping and Adjustment Resources:

Reeve Foundation Peer & Family Support Program- www.ChristopherReeve.org/peer

 

Fitness and FES Resources:

National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability(NCHPAD)- www.nchpad.org

The Cleveland FES Center- http://fescenter.org

 

Nutrition Resources:

www.nutrition.gov

National Institutes of Health: Office of Dietary Supplements- www.ods.od.nih.gov

 

Sexual and Reproductive Health Resources:

Paralyzed Veterans of America- www.pva.org

The Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Evidence(SCIRE)- www.screproject.com

 

Women with Disabilities Resources:

The Center for Research on Women with Disabilities(CROWD)- www.bcm.edu/crowd

National Resources Center for Parents with Disabilities, from Through the Looking Glass- www.lookingglass.org

Mobile Women- www.mobilewomen.org

 

Rehabilitation Resources:

The American Academy of Neurology(AAN)- www.aan.com

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation- www.aapmr.org

The American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine- www.acrm.org

The American Occupational Therapy Association(AOTA)- www.aota.org

American Physical Therapy Association- www.apta.org

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association(ASHA)- www.asha.org

The American Therapeutic Recreation Association(ATRA)- www.atra-online.com

Association of Rehabilitation Nurses- www.rehabnurse.org

Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities(CARF)- www.carf.org

National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research(NCMRR)- www.nichd.nih.gov/about/org/ncmrr/pages/overviw.aspx

National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR)- www.acl.gov/programs/nidilrr

Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems and Traumatic Brain  Injury Model Systems- www.msktc.org

 

Recreation Sports Resources:

Billiards- www.nwpainc.org

Bowlling- www.awba.org

Camping- www.nps.gov; http://store.usgs.gov/pass/access.html

Flying- www.ableflight.org; www.freedomswings.org

Gardening- http://ahta.org; www.ChristopherReeve.org/Library

Golf- www.usga.org; www.usgtf.com/theadga

Hand Cycling- www.freedomryder.com; www.varnahandcyles.com; www.bike-on.com

Hunting- www.buckmasters.com/resources/disabled-hunters/badf-lif-hunts; www.outdoorswithoutlimits.net; www.beadaptive.com

Pinball- www.ucandocentral.com

Racing- www.teamusa.org

Riding- www.pathintl.org

Sailing- www.martin16.com; www.sailtoprevail.org; www.shakealegmiami.org; www.ussailing.org

Scuba- www.hsascuba.com; http://cody.sks.com/scuba.htm

Skiing(Alpine)- www.nscd.org; www.boec.org; www.discovernac.org; www.achievetahoe.org; www.windhammountain.com; www.paralympic.org/AlpineSkiing

Surfing- www.liferollson.org

Tennis- www.itftennis.com

Tennis(Table)- www.teamusa.org/usa-table-tennis.aspx

Triathlon- www.usatriathlon.org

Videa Games- www.quadstick.com; www.game-accessibility.com; www.ablegamers.com

Water Skiing- http://usawaterski.org

Weightlifting- www.teamusa.org

Wheelchair Body Building- www.wheelchairbodybuilding.com

 

Team Sports:

Basketball- www.nwba.org

Quad Rugby- www.usqra.org

Sled Hockey- www.usahockey.com/page/show/906715-sled-national-team

Softball- www.wheelchairsoftball.org

Volleyball- www.usavolleyball.org

 

Recreation Resources:

Achilles International- www.achillesinternational.org

BlazeSports America- www.blazesports.org

Challenged Athletes Foundation- www.challengedathletes.org

Disabled Sports USA- www.disabledsportsusa.org

National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability(NCHPAD)- www.nchpad.org

Paralympics: United States Olympic Committee- www.usparalympics.org; www.paralympic.org

Sports ‘N Spokes- www.pvamag.com.sns

Turning POINT- www.turningpointnation.org

Adaptive Sports USA- www.adaptivesportsusa.org

World T.E.A.M Sports- www.wolrdteamsports.org

 

Arts and Creativity Resources:

Alliance for Inclusion in the Arts- http://inclusioninthearts.org

Association of Foot and Mouth Painting Artists- www.mfpausa.com

AXIS Dance Company- www.axisdance.org

Ballroom Dancing- www.americandancewheels.com; www.wheelchairdancers.org

Coalition for Disabled Musicians- www.disabled-muscians.org

Creative Growth Art Center- www.creativegrowth.org

Disabled Drummers Association- www.disableddrummers.org

Full Radius Dance- www.fullradiusdance.org

Media Access Office- http://mediaaccessawards.com

National Arts and Disability Center- www.semel.ucla.edu/nadc

National Institute of Art and Disabilities- www.niadart.org

ReelAbilities Disabilities Film Festival- www.reelabitities.org

That Uppity Theatre Company- www.uppityco.com

VSA(formerly Very Special Arts)- http://kennedy-center.org/education/vsa

 

Travel Resources:

Wheelchairs, scooters, power chairs- www.haseltine.com

Aviation Consumer Protection Division Department of Transportation- www.transportation.gov/airconsumer

Accomable Accessible Accommodation- www.accomable.com

Craig Hospital- www.craighospital.org/resources/Airline-Travel

Rick Steves Europe- 

www.ricksteves.com/travel-tips/trip-planning/travelers-with-disabilities

Northwest Regional SCI System at the University of Washington- http://sci.washington.edu/info/forums/reports/travel_2011.asp

Accessible Journeys- www.disabilitytravel.com

Lodging- http://adata.org

Amtrak- www.amtrak.com/accessible-travel-services

Emerging Horizons- http://22accessibleroadtrips.com; http://emerginhorizons.com

Flying Wheels Travel- www.flyingwheelstravel.com

Starbrite Kids- www.starbritetravel.com

Mobility International USA(MIUSA)- www.misusa.org

Rolling Rains- www.rollingrains.com

ScootAround- www.scootaround.com

The Society for Accessible Travel & Hospitality(SATH) www.sath.org

Travability- http://travability.travel

TSA Cares- toll free 1-855-787-2227

Wheelchair Traveling- http://wheelchairtraveling.com

National Accessible Vehicle Rentals-

Accessible Vans of America- www.accessiblevans.com

Wheelchair Getaways- www.wheelchairgetaways.com

Wheelers Accessible Van Rentals- www.wheelersvanrentals.com

 

Tools & Technology Resources:

Introduction to Wheelchairs- https://permobilus.com

Lightweight Models- www.panthera.se/index_en.html

Wheels and Rims- www.spinergy.com; www.gofreewheel.com

Propulsion Alternatives- www.rotamobility.com; www.nu-drive.com; www.willgowheelchairs.com; http://wijitcom.ipage.com/mobility.html

Swiss-Trac- www.swisstrac.ch/en/

RioMobility’s- https://riomobility.com

Tzora- www.tzora.com

Alber- www.alber-usa.com

Allegro- www.allegromedical.com

Quickie Models- www.quickie-wheelchairs.com

SmartDrive- http://max-mobility.com

Spinergy- www.spinergy.com

Twion- www.twion.de/us

MagicWheels- www.magicwheels.com

Motorized Wheelchairs- www.goldenmotor.com; www.wheelchairjunkie.com

Next Generation Power Chairs- www.ogotechnology.com; www.whill.us

Chairs for Children- www.colourswheelchair.com; www.sunrisemedical.com; www.invacare.com; http://permobilus.com; www.kidsmobility.org; www.wheelchairfoundation.org; www.freewheelchairmission.org

Seat and Positioning- www.jaycushions.net; www.randscot.co; www.permobilus.com; www.vicair.com; www.comfortcompany.com; www.drivemedical.com; www.aquilacorp.com; www.amemedbed.com; www.easecushion.com; www.ridedesigns.com; www.abledata.com; www.spinlife.com; www.usatechguide.org

Standing Chairs- www.thestandingcompany.com; www.levousa.com; www.karmanhealthcare.com; www.redmanpowerchair.com; http://permobilus.com; www.easystand.com; www.stand-aid.com; www.readystall.com

Reimbursement Considerations- http://itemcoalition.org 

Reeve Foundation- www.ChristopherReeve.org/Ask; www.ChristopherReeve.org; www.ChristopherReeve.org/Factsheets

Wheelchair Junkie- www.wheelchairjunkie.com

Better Life Mobility Center- www.betterlifemobility.com

Disabled World- www.disabled-world.com

New Mobility- www.newmobility.com

Wheelchair Assistance- www.wheelchairassistnace.com

Diestco- www.diestco.com

 

Assistive Technology Resources:

Assistive Technology Industry Association- www.atia.org

National Rehabilitation Information Center- www.naric.com

The U.S. Access Board- www.access-board.gov

Edutopia- www.edutopia.org/article/assistive-technology-resources

AbleData- www.abledata.com

Closing the Gap- www.closingthegap.com

Disabled World- www.disabled-world.com/assistivedevices

AssistiveTech- http://assistivetech.net

Rehab Tool- www.rehabtool.com

Makoa- www.mokoa.org

 

Environmental Control Resources:

Association of Assistive Technology Act Programs- www.ataporg.org

AbleData- www.abledata.com

Quartet Technology Incorporated- www.qtiusa.com

Home Automated Living- www.automatedliving.com

Makoa- www.makoa.org/ecu

Reeve Foundation’s Fact Sheet On Assistive Technology- www.ChristopherReeve.org/Factsheets

 

Computing and Communicating Resources:

Eye-Gaze Technology- www.eyegaze.com

Tobii- www.tobii.com; www.tobiigaming.com/products

RJ Cooper and Associates- www.rjcooper.com

AbleNet- www.ablenetinc.com

Makoa- www.makoa.org/computers.htm

The Accessibility Clearinghouse- https://www.fcc.gov/general/accessibility-clearinghouse-O

The Reeve Foundation Fact Sheet on Assistive Technology- www.ChristopherReeve.org/Factsheets

Voice Recognition Systems- www.makoa.org

Eye-Gaze Technology- www.makoa.org

Mouse Alternatives and Pointing Devices- www.makoa.org

 

Universal Design Resources:

Center for Universal Design- www.ncsu.edu/ncsu/design/cud

National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification- www.homemods.org

AbleData- www.abledata.com

The Institute for Human Centered Design- http://humancentereddesign.org

Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access- http://idea.ap.buffalo.edu

AARP- www.aarp.org

Max-Ability- http://max-ability.com

Shower Bay- http://showerbay.com

Mac’s Lift Gate- www.macslift.com

Vistability- www.visitability.org

The Ramp Project- www.wheelchairramp.org

RAMPS Across America- www.rampsacrossamerica.org

 

Adaptive Driving Resources:

The Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists- www.aded.net

National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association- www.nmeda.org

National Highway Traffic and Transportation Safety Administration- www.nhtsas.gov

Adapting Motor Vehicles for People with Disabilities- https://www.nhtsa.gov/sites/nhtsa.dot.gov/files/adapting_motor_vehicles_brochure_810733.pdf

Mobility Works- www.mobilityworks.com/financing/automotive-mobility-programs.php

Mobility Resource- www.themobilityresource.com

Disabled Dealer- www.disableddealer.com

Car and driving- www.ChristopherReeve.org/living-with-paralysis/home-travel/driving

 

Clothing Resources:

AbleApparel- www.ableapparel.com

Adaptations by Adrian- www.adaptationsbyadrian.com

Easy Access Clothing- www.easyaccessclothing.com

Professional Fit Clothing- www.professionalfit.com

Specially For You- www.speciallyforyou.net

USA Jeans- www.wheelchairjeans.com

Rolli Moden- www.rollimoden.de

Endless Ability- www.endlessability.com

 

Service Animal Resources:

Assistance Dogs International- www.assistancedogsinternational.org

Canine Companions for Independence- www.caninecompanions.org

PAWs with a Cause- www.pawswithacause.org

National Education for Assistance Dogs Services- www.neads.org

Merlin’s Kids- www.merlinskids.org

Service Monkeys- www.monkeyhelpers.org

 

ADA Resources:

U.S. Department of Justice- www.ada.gov

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission- www.eeoc.gov

The ADA National Network- www.adata.org

U.S. Access Board- www.access-board.gov

World Institute on Disability- www.wid.org

Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund(DREDF)- www.dredf.org

Disability Rights Legal Center- www.disabilityrightslegalcenter.org

Disability Rights Advocates- www.dralegal.org

 

Social Security Resources:

www.socialsecurity.gov

 

Medicaid and Medicare Resources:

Medicaid- www.medicaid.gov

Medicare- www.medicare.gov

The Medicare Rights Center- www.medicarerights.org

Medigap- www.medicare.gov

The Center for Medicare Advocacy, Inc.- www.medicareadvocacy.org

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services- www.cms.gov

Insure Kids Now!- www.healthcare.gov

 

Employment Resources:

Social Security Administration- www.ssa.gov; www.choosework.net

Rehabilitation Services Administration- http://rsa.ed.gov

ADA National Network- www.adata.org

Office of Disability Employment Policy- www.dol.gov.odep

Job Accommodation Network- http://askjan.org

National Business And Disability Council- www.nbdc.com

National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth- www.ncwd-youth.info

Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center- 

www.msktc.org/sci/factsheets/Employment-After-Spinal-Cord-Injury

Abilities Fund- www.abilitiesfund.org

Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities- www.c-c-d.org

Council for Disability Rights- www.disabilityrights.org

Disabled Businesspersons Association- www.disabledbusiness.com

U.S. Office of Personnel Management- www.opm.gov/disability/

AgrAbility Project- www.agrability.org

 

Financial Planning Resources:

COBRA- www.dol.gov/ebsa/cobra.html

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society- www.nationalmssociety.org

Veterans- www.va.gov/vaforms

The ABLE National Resource Center- www.ablenrc.org

 

Military and Veterans Resources:

Army Emergency Relief- www.aerhq.org

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society- www.nmcrs.org

Air Force Aid Society- www.afas.org

Invitational Travel Orders- Toll Free 1-888-332-7366

Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program- www.cap.mil/wsm

Defense & Veterans Center for Integrative Pain Management- www.dvcipm.org

U.S. Army One Source- www.myarmyonesource.com

U.S. Marine Corps Community Services- www.usmc-mccs.org

U.S. Navy Installations Command- www.navy.mil/local/cni

U.S. Air Force Combat & Support Community Services- www.usafservices.com

Army National Guard- www.army.mil/nationalguard

Army Reserve- www.usar.army.mil

Marine Corps Reserve- www.marforres.marines.mil

Navy Reserve- www.navyreserve.com

Air Force Reserve- www.afreserve.com

Army Wounded Warrior Program- http://wtc.army.mil/aw2

Marine Corps Wounded Warrior Regiment- www.woundedwarriorregiment.org

Marine For Life- www.marineforlife.org

U.S. navy and U.S. Coast Guard Wounded Warrior Safe Harbor- www.navywoundedwarrior.com

Air Force Wounded Warrior- www.woundedwarrior.af.mil

U.S. Special Operations Command(SOCOM) Care Coalition- www.woundedwarrior.af.mil

Transition Assistance Advisors- www.jointservicessupport.org/WS/TransitionSupport.aspx

Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program- www. jointservicesupport.org/YRRP

milConnect- www.dmdc.osd.mil/milconnect

The United States Department of Veterans Affairs- www.va.gov; http://benefits.va.gov/benefits

Polytrauma care- www.polytrauma.va.gov

The National Resource Directory- www.nrd.gov

The Federal Recovery Coordination Program- www.oefoif.va.gov/fedrecovery.asp

My HealtheVet- www.myhealth.va.gov

Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs- 

http://www.va.gov/PURCHASEDCARE/programs/dependents/champva/index.asp

GI Bill- http://benefits.va.gov/gibill

eBenefits- www.ebenefits.va.gov

National Personnel Records Center, Military Personnel Records- www.archives.gov/st-louis/military-personnel

Forms- www.usa.gov; www.va.gov/forms; www.ssa.gov/online/index.html

VA SCI Centers- www.sci.va.gov/VAs_SCID_System_of_Care.asp

Returning Service Members(OEF/OIF) www.oefoif.va.gov

The National Call Center for Homeless Veterans- www.va.gov/homeless

Spiritual Services- 1-877-222-8387

Vet Center- www.vetcenter.va.gov

Veterans Crisis Line- 1-800-273-8255

Center for Minority Veterans- www.va.gov/centerforminorityveterans

VA Office of Survivors Assistance(OSA)- www.va.gov/survivors

Center for Women Veterans- www.va.gov/womenvet

Tricare- https://tricare.mil/findaprovider; https://tricare.mil; https://tricare.mil/DEERS

Social Security & Medicare- www.ssa.gov/people/veterans

Medicare- https://tricare.mil; www.medicare.gov

American Legion- www.legion.org

AMVETS(or American Veterans)- www.amvets.org

Disabled American Veterans(DAV)- www.dav.org

Paralyzed Veterans of America(PVA)- www.pva.org

Veterans of Foreign Wars(VFW)- www.vfw.org

Tricare and the Affordable Care Act- https://tricare.mil/tya

Fallen Patriot Fund- www.fallenpatriotfund.org

Fisher House- www.fisherhouse.org

Green Beret Foundation- www.greenberetfoundation.org

Gulf War Veteran Resource Pages- www.gulfweb.org

Homes For Our Troops- www.hfotusa.org

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America- https://iava.org

Korean War Veterans Association- www.kwva.org

Military Order of the Purple Heart- http://purpleheart.org; www.military.com

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans- www.nchv.org

Operation Homefront- www.operationhomefront.org

Semper Fi Fund- www.semperfifund.org

The SHARE Initiative- www.shepherd.org/patient-programs/care-for-us-service-members

Vietnam Veterans of America- www.vva.org

Wounded Warrior Project- www.woundedwarriorproject.org

World War II Veterans- http://ww2.vet.org

Transition Assistance Program(TAP)- www.jointservicessuport.org/WS/TransitionSuport.aspx

Verification of Military Experience and Training- www.dmdc.osd.mil

America’s Heroes at Work- https://dol.gov/vets/ahaw

Career Center for Wounded Warriors- www.military.com/veteran-jobs

Federal Jobs for Veterans- www.fedshirevets.gov

Helmets to Hardhats- www.helmetstohardhats.org

Job Opportunities for Disabled American Veterans- www.JOFDAV.com

Mission Continues- http://missioncontinues.org

USAJobs- www.usajobs.gov

VA for Vets- http://vaforvets.va.gov

Veterans’ Employment and Training Service- www.dol.gov/vets

Veterans’ Preference- www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref

VetJobs- www.VetJobs.com

VetSuccess on Campus- www.benefits.va.gov/vocrehab/vsocfactsheet.asp

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment- www.benefits.va.gov/vocrehab

VA Caregiver Support- www.caregiver.va.gov

Elizabeth Dole Foundation: Caring for Military Families- www.elizabethdolefoundation.org

Resources and Education for Stroke Caregivers’ Understanding and Empowerment (RESCUE)- www.cidrr8.research.va.gov/rescue

Special Compensation for Assistance with Activities of Daily Living(SCAADL)- www.wct.army.mil/modules/soldier/s7-scaadl.html

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors(TAPS)- www.taps.org

Bob Woodruff Foundation- https://bobwoodrufffoundation.org

Brain Injury Association of America- www.biausa.org

National Brain Injury Information Center- Toll Free 1-800-444-6443

Deployment Health Clinical Center- www.pdhealth.mil

Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center- www.dvbic.org

National Center for Telehealth & Technology- http://t2health.org

 

Children’s Resources:

The Arc- www.thearc.org

Ability Online- www.abilityonline.org

Council for Exceptional Children- www.cec.sped.org

Camp Ronald McDonald- www.campronaldmcdonald.org

Easter Seals- www.easterseals.com

Education Resources Information Center- www.eric.ed.gov

Family Voices- www.familyvoices.org

Island Dolphin Care- www.islanddolpghincare.org

Kids As Self Advocates- www.fvkasa.org

Family Center on Technology and Disability- www.ctdinstitute.org

Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center- http://ectacenter.org

National Organization for Rare Disorders- http://rarediseases.org

Parents Helping Parents- www.php.com

Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights- www.pacer.org

Sibling Support Project- www.siblingsupport.org

Starlight Children’s Foundation- www.starlight.org

Through the Looking Glass- www.lookingglass.org

Association of University Centers on Disabilities- www.aucd.org

Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities- www.aucd.org

Families and Advocates Partnership for Education- www.fape.org

Financial Aid for students with disabilities- www.finaid.org/otheraid/disabled/phtml

Financial Aid for undocumented students- www.finaid.org/otheraid/undocumented.phtml

Going to College- www.going-to-college.org

HEATH- www.heath.gwu.edu

IDEA Partnership- www.ideapartnership.org

Kid’s Chance- www.kidschance.org

National Center on Disability and Access to Education- www.ncdae.org

National Dropout Prevention Center for Students with Disabilities- www.ndpc-sd.org

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services- www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/index.html

U.S. Dept. of Education’s Tool Kit- www.osepideasthatwork.org/node/85

 

Caregiving Resources:

Caregiver Action Network- www.caregiveraction.org

National Alliance for Caregiving- www.caregiving.org

The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving- www.rosalynncarter.org

Well Spouse Association- www.wellspouse.org; www.caregiving.com

The Family Caregiver Alliance- www.caregiver.org

AARP- www.aarp.org/homefamily/caregiving

Caregiver Media Group- www.caregiver.com

National Respite Coalition Network- https://archrespite.org

National Caregivers Library- www.caregiverslibrary.org

Shepherd’s Centers of America- www.shepherdcenters.org

Personal Care Assistants: How to Find, Hire and Keep- https://craighospital.org/resources/perosnal-care-assistants-how-to-find-hire-keep

Paralysis Community- www.spinalcordinjury-paralysis.org/discussions

CareCure Forum- http://sci.rutgers.edu

Spinal Cord Injury Caregivers- http://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/scic/info

Nursing Home Compare- www.medicare.gov/nursinghomecompare

 

Advocacy Resources:

ADAPT- www.adapt.org

American Association of People with Disabilities(AAPD)- www.aapd.com

Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living(APRIL)- www.april-rural.org

National Organization on Disability- www.nod.org

National Council on Disability(NCD)- www.ncd.gov

The Disability Social History Project- www.disabilityhistory.org

The Disability History Museum- www.disabilitymuseum.org

Society of Disability Studies- www.disstudies.org

Association on Higher Education and Disability(AHEAD)- www.ahead.org

National Council on Independent Living- www.ncil.org

Independent Living Research Utilization(ILRU)- www.ilru.org

United States International Council on Disabilities(USICD)-www.usicd.org

Disabled Peoples’ International- www.dpi.org

Rehabilitation International- www.riglobal.org

 

Media Resources:

Abilities- www.abilities.ca

Ability Magazine- www.abilitymagazine.com

Exceptional Parent- www.eparent.com

Mouth- www.mouthmag.com

MSAA Motivator- www.mymsaa.org/publictions/motivator

New Mobility- www.newmobility.com

PN(Paraplegia News)- www.pvamag.com/pn

Ragged Edge- www.ragged-edge-mag.com

Sports ‘N Spokes- www.pvamag.com/sns

 

Online Resources:

CareCure Community- http://sci.rutgers.edu

BrainTalk Communities- www.braintalkcommunities.org

The Stroke Network- www.strokenetwork.org

Paralysis Community- www.spinalcordinjury-paralysis.org/discusisons

 

Religion Resources:

Joni and Friends- www.joniandfriends.org

National Catholic Partnership on Disability(NCPD)- www.ncpd.org

Yachad National Jewish Council for Disabilities- www.njcd.org

Lift Disability Network- https://liftdisability.net

The Episcopal Disability Network- www.episcability.org

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