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Topic: List of disabilities

  List of disabilities - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A disabled person is one who has a condition called a "disability" that interferes with his/her abiltiy to perform one or more activities of everyday living.
This definition is based on the one given in the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
The equivalent UK legislation is the Disability Discrimination Act of 1995.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_disabilities   (105 words)

 Preemie Child Mailing List - The listserv for older preemies
The Preemie Child mailing list, founded in 1997, provides support and information on the long term impacts of prematurity for parents of school age preemies.
Children who are born very prematurely may have disabilities and special needs, including medical, physical and psychological impacts, which continue to require attention as they enter school and society.
These disabilities and special needs are often difficult to address because they may be "invisible" and multiple.
www.comeunity.com /premature/preemie-child/index.html   (251 words)

 Children's Disability Mailing Lists
The Children's Disability List of Lists © is a annotated list of mailing lists for families of children with disabilities and special needs.
List members include those who are Hepatitis B sufferers, their family or friends, or any other interested parties.
Mailing list for parents of children that have been diagnosed with mild forms of disorders like Asperger's Syndrome,CAPD,SID,ADD, ADHD or have a number of comorbid syndromes making it difficult to understand what is going on with him/her.
www.comeunity.com /disability/speclists.html   (1924 words)

 Topica Email List Directory
This list is for all family members or individuals that have a special needs child in there life.
This is a discussion list for visually impaired people who are either employed as alternative therapists, or are studying to become therapists.
Email lists are great for debating issues or publishing your views.
lists.topica.com /dir/?cid=2188   (120 words)

 Center for Disabilities Studies, University of Delaware
Association of University Centers on Disabilities is a network of interdisciplinary centers advancing policy and practice for and with individuals with developmental and other disabilities, their families, and communities.
Minor in Disabilities Studies is a unique opportunity for undergraduate students to pursue an understanding of the needs and challenges of individuals with disabilities and to relate these issues to the student's major field of study.
The Disability Statistics Center produces and disseminates statistical information on disability and the status of people with disabilities, establishes and monitors indicators of how conditions are changing over time to meet their health, housing, economic and social needs.
www.udel.edu /cds/index_resources.html   (2929 words)

 WebAIM: Cognitive Disabilities
There are too many types of cognitive disabilities to list here, but we will cover some of the major categories.
Someone with a minor learning disability may be able to function adequately despite the disability, perhaps even to the extent that the disability is never discovered or diagnosed.
Functional disabilities ignore the medical or behavioral causes of the disability and instead focus on the resulting abilities and challenges.
www.webaim.org /articles/cognitive   (1498 words)

 Clayers with Disabilities List Rules
Before posting a reply to the list make sure that you are not repeating an answer or suggestion already posted to the list.
If you are posting from a company address that requires such a disclaimer to be appended, we suggest you either use the list page at yahoogroups.com to post your list messages, or sign-up for an account at one of the many free providers and use this for posting to the list.
Likewise, if posts made to the list generate "bounce" messages to other list members, the "bouncing" address will be placed on no-mail status.
www.artistcrafts.com /cwd/rules.htm   (832 words)

 List of disabilities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
A disabled person is one who has a called a disability that interferes with his or her to perform one or more activities of living.
This definition is based on the one in the Americans with Disabilities Act a law in the USA enacted July 1990.
Disability Rights Commission Bill [H.L.]: Marshalled List of Amendments to Be Moved in Committee: [HL]: [1998-99]: House of Lords Bills: [1998-99]
www.freeglossary.com /List_of_disabilities   (273 words)

 Learning Disabilities List Description   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The purpose of this list is to provide an on-going professional development forum where literacy practitioners, adult educators, administrators, and researchers, as well as others with a stake or interest in serving adults with learning disabilities can have a targeted discussion in the area of literacy and learning disabilities.
The list functions as an information exchange network for the sharing of information, research, expertise, and resources regarding the relationship between adult literacy and learning disabilities.
Discussion topics include the causes and consequences of learning disabilities, legal issues related to serving adults with learning disabilities, classroom strategies, methods and materials, Assistive Technology, GED testing and accommodations, and training.
www.nifl.gov /lincs/discussions/ld_description.html   (122 words)

 Clayers with Disabilities List August 2002 Polymer Clay Polyzine
A person is said to have a severe disability if s/he has difficulties performing more than one of these activities, if s/he uses assistive devices or mechanical assistance to get around, or if s/he needs personal assistance to perform activities of daily living.
Many people with disabilities are new to polymer clay, and would like to learn how to clay without being restrained by their functional limitations.
It is a place for clayers with disabilities to gather and discuss claying with a disability, either on a professional or hobbyist level, and how disabilities positively and negatively effect clay-related activities.
www.pcpolyzine.com /0208august/clayers.html   (947 words)

 ~List Of Disabilities~ Need help, don't know where to turn, not sure what you are entitled too, we can help Everything ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
List of persons with autism spectrum disorders List of deaf people List of people with dyslexia List of people with visual disabilities Mobility disorder List of paraplegic people List of...
A list of disabilities that might confer eligibility for awards under this program includes, but is not limited to, the following: total deafness in both ears, visual acuity less than 20/200 with...
List of disabilities A disabled person is one who has a condition called a disability that...
www.disabilityny.com /listofdisabilities   (591 words)

 Get Started - Funding for People with Disabilities: A Resource List
Entries are grouped under chapter categories: disabilities in general; orthopedic and developmental disabilities; hearing disabilities; visual disabilities; communication and other disabilities; and programs for families of the disabled.
Lists more than 6,000 grants of $10,000 or more made by approximately 750 foundations for hospitals, schools, mental health associations, and primary care facilities for research, medical and dental care, vocational training, education, diagnosis and evaluation, prevention information, recreation, rehabilitation, transportation, legal aid, and scholarships.
While the Disability Funders Network is a membership organization for grantmakers, its Web site provides a resource area that is useful to grantseekers.
fdncenter.org /getstarted/topical/disabilities.html   (825 words)

 Disabilities Info Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Disabilities List Serve is for Early Head Start and Head Start Staff, Community and Collaborative Partners, Educators, Regional Office Staff and others who wish to share experiences, "out of the box"; style thinking and gain support around Special Needs and Disability issues for young children and their families from birth to five.
This is a closed list, which means your subscription will be held for approval.
This is also a private list, which means that the list of members is not available to non-members.
mailman.stginternational.com /mailman/listinfo/disabilities   (330 words)

 Child Neurology and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities - Rank List
The rank list form may be viewed, completed, and printed using the Adobe Reader v6.0 or higher.
All lists must be received in our office by 12pm (PST) the day of the match deadline.
All rank lists are DUE by 12:00PM (noon, PST) on the day of the deadline.
www.sfmatch.org /residency/child_neurology/ranklist.htm   (276 words)

 disabilities - Ask.com Web Search
Disabilities of this type can occur at any time and without regard to gender or ethnicity.
NICHCY is a national information center that provides information on disabilities and disability related issues, focusing on children and...
Disabilities are limitations in activity and/or functioning that are attributable to permanent medical conditions in physical, mental,...
search.ask.com /web?q=disabilities   (260 words)

 NEA Accessibilty: Resource List
A listing of resources concerning arts programming in correctional settings focusing on incarcerated and at-risk youth, prisoner rehabilitation, art residency programs in correctional facilities, and conflict resolution.
Organizations that assist families and children with disabilities find the resources and support available to them in the arts and elsewhere.
A listing of dance organizations, resources, and programming for individuals with and without disabilities.
www.arts.gov /resources/Accessibility/resourceLists.html   (201 words)

 Americans with disabilities - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Americans with disabilities comprise one of the largest minority groups in the United States.
Started in 1992 as a spinoff of the local University of Texas Health Science Center, MHMRA proved to be a success as it focused on handling complex Medicare and Medicaid paperwork for patients, in a system which greatly cut down on administration costs and sped the approval process.
Americans with disabilities are protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Americans_with_disabilities   (327 words)

 Newborns: Disabilities
This is a comprehensive list of national and regional organizations and websites regarding a wide variety of disabilities from NICHCY (National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities Clearinghouse).
This article is a selected list of toll-free numbers for national organizations concerned with disability and children's issues.
These are benefits payable to children with disabilities who are under the age of 18 because a parent is collecting retirement or disability benefits from Social Security or children who are entitled to benefits because the child is under the age of 18 and a parent has died.
www.kidsource.com /kidsource/pages/newborns.disabilities.html   (1527 words)

 Waiting List Initiative - Developmental Disabilities Administration of Maryland
In response to the growing waiting list for services with developmental disabilities, Maryland launched the Governor's Waiting List Initiative in July of 1998.
This initiative provided an infusion of funds into the service delivery system for individuals with disabilities and their families who had been waiting for services.
This spirit of cooperation and commitment among all stakeholders contributed to the success of this ambitious project.
www.dhmh.state.md.us /dda_md/waitinglist.htm   (367 words)

 Disabilities - Marin Community Resources Listed under the letter C
Assists Californians with disabilities in obtaining and retaining employment and maximizing their ability to live independently in their communities.
The purpose of the organization is to develop community living options, educational and recreational opportunities and employment for all persons regardless of their disabilities.
The Center for Accessible Technology is a non-profit organization that works with children and adults with disabilities to explore options for using computers with adaptive technology.
www.marin.org /comres/disabilities.cfm?p_alph=C   (265 words)

 Introduction to Email Lists
Email lists give you a way to have open discussions with dozens or even hundreds of people on a myriad of topics.
A LIST address which is the Email address you write to send messages to.
My interest in writing this paper is to help educate parents to the vast resources that are available on the internet as I have in general found particularly the E-mail lists within the disabilities community to be an invaluable source of information sharing and support.
www.our-kids.org /Archives/listserv_intro.html   (714 words)

 ADA Consultants / ADAAG Experts - Professional Accessibility Consultants
In 1993 the Florida Legislature enacted the “Florida Americans with Disability Accessibility Implementation Act.” The purpose and intent of this Act (Sections 553.501-553.513, Florida Statutes) is to incorporate into the laws of Florida the accessibility requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Public Law No. 101-336, 42 U.S.C. Section 12101 et.
In 1997 the legislature amended the Act to complete the move to establish consistency of the Florida accessibility building code to the Federal ADA Accessibility Guidelines as adopted by the Department of Justice at 28 CFR part 36, Appendix A.
Nothing in Section 553.501-553.513 is intended to expand or diminish the defenses available to a place of public accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the federal Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines, including, but not limited to, the readily achievable standard, and the standards applicable to alterations to places of public accommodation.
www.schmokel.com   (2124 words)

 Disability - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A disability is a restriction in (or absence of) an ability, relative to a personal or group norm, resulting from an interaction between a person and their environment.
Many books on disability and disability rights point out that 'disabled' is an identity that one is not necessarily born with, as disabilities are more often acquired than congenital.
Some disability rights activists use an acronym TAB, Temporarily Able-Bodied, as a reminder that many people will develop disabilities at some point in their lives, due to accidents, illness (physical, mental or emotional), or late-emerging effects of genetics.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Disability   (1006 words)

 Welcome to the Mailing List for Berkeley Area Disability Issues
In order to improve the communication among people in the Berkeley area who have disabilities, an electronic mailing list is being set up.
After your e-mail address has been added to the mailing list, a copy of any mail message sent to the list will automatically be forwarded to your e-mail address.
For people who would like to make announcements on the list, but would prefer not to receive messages, there is a "No Mail" option.
members.aol.com /criptrip/mailing-list/welcome.htm   (403 words)

 Living With Disabilities Resource List
AAPD works with other disability organizations for the full implementation and enforcement of disability nondiscrimination laws, particularly the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
NYLN is a group of youth leaders with diverse disabilities active in promoting self-determination for young people with disabilities.
This reference list is produced and published by The Christophers.
www.christophers.org /disable.html   (671 words)

 Links: - Alabama Council for Developmental Disabilities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Children's Disability List of Lists - A current, annotated list of mailing lists for families of children with disabilities and special needs.
Each listserv on this list has been personally validated for subscription information and family orientation.
The Alabama Council for Developmental Disabilities is not responsible for their content.
www.acdd.org /Links/disability/Email_Lists.htm   (180 words)

 Learning Disabilities Resource List
A friendly explanation of learning disabilities and suggestions on how to cope with LD at school and among peers.
Sally Smith, the mother of a child with a learning disability, clearly and comprehensively shares her extensive knowledge of LD.
The American Council on Education national clearinghouse on post secondary education for individuals with disabilities.
www.healthcare.uiowa.edu /cdd/multiple/rl/RL_ld.asp   (806 words)

Various authors from Nebraska VR and RCEP7 contributed chapters on different disabilities, with Nebraska's Dennis Dunn and Don Crouch supervising and organizing the final effort.
Each entry described a disability, listed its implications for VR services, and gave suggestions on VR issues to consider.
The list of disabilities was, in turn, based on state and national VR data on the disabilities most frequently reported by VR counselors regarding their clients.
www.rcep7.org /projects/handbook/handbook.html   (519 words)

 Disability Resource Site
This is not just a site for people with disabilities, because I have posted links to reprints of some of my fiction and non-fiction publications, as well as a wide variety of neat science fiction links and writer's resources for anyone to enjoy and take advantage of.
But it's meant to be a fun read for all, using science fiction, romance, horror, and suspense — and if it also happens to inform, motivate, and inspire, then so much the better.
It is vital that persons diagnosed with, or suspected of having, any disability or medical condition consult with their physician or with the appropriate division at a major teaching hospital, to assure proper evaluation, treatment, and interpretation of information contained on this site.
www.netreach.net /~abrejcha   (980 words)

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