General Disability Resources


Michigan Disability Resources
http://www.michigan.gov/disabilityresources
On these pages you will find the services and programs for people with disabilities offered by the State of Michigan as well as other sites of interest. Whether you're looking for assistance in finding a job, want to learn about the latest assistive technology, or have a question about your rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act, you will find it here.

Michigan Disability Rights Coalition
http://www.copower.org
Communities of Power is a source of information about issues of importance in Michigan's Disability Community and is maintained by the Michigan Disability Rights Coalition.  It is also an invitation  to participate in making our communities accessible, integrated, and supportive for seniors and people with disabilities.

National Organization on Disability
http://www.nod.org/
This website offers the latest disability articles from newspapers around the U.S. and beyond.  Easy to find statistics, Harris Pole information, current Supreme Court news, etc.  Includes information on community involvement, job networks and accessibility.

Disability Disaster Preparedness
http://www.disabilitypreparedness.gov/index.htm
This website provides practical information on how people with disabilities can prepare for an emergency.

National Center on Physical Activity and Disability
http://www.ncpad.org/
NCPAD gathers information on current research, local programs, adapted equipment, recreation and leisure activities.  Their website includes directories of organizations, programs and facilities; fact sheets; discussion groups and online presentations.

National Rehabilitation Information Center
http://www.naric.com/
NARIC is a library and information center on disability and rehabilitation. This website has an abundance of disability information, including searchable databases of disability and rehabilitation literature, full-text articles, research in-progress, and listings of relevant sites, organizations, newsletters and journals.

Esmerel’s Collection of Disability Resources
http://www.esmerel.org/
This website lists many disability related resources.  There are hundreds of well-organized links broken down to subcategories: Adaptive devices, blindness-related resources, specific disability resources and more.

Caregiver.com
http://www.caregiver.com/index.asp                                                                                         Caregiver Media Group is a leading provider of information, support and guidance for family and professional caregivers. Founded in 1995, we produce Today's Caregiver magazine, the first national magazine dedicated to caregivers, the "Sharing Wisdom Caregivers Conferences", and our web site, caregiver.com which includes topic specific newsletters, online discussion lists, back issue articles of Today's Caregiver magazine, chat rooms and an online store.

New Freedom Initiative-Online Resources for Americans with Disabilities
www.disabilityinfo.gov
This comprehensive online resource provides people with disabilities quick and easy access to the information they need.  With just a few clicks, the site provides access to disability related information and programs on benefits, civil rights, community life, education, employment, housing, health, technology and transportation.