Daily Archives: December 20, 2005
EARN is a free Federal Government resource that educates public and private sector employers about the value of recruiting, hiring, retaining, and advancing people with disabilities. Resources include an online training center on disability employment and inclusion, information on the Federal Exchange on Employment & Disability (FEED), and a framework of federal agency disability inclusion strategies. Further information about EARN can be found at http://www.askearn.org.
A fresh, exciting and fully interactive virtual world for disabled people. Free Interactive community talk rooms, discussions forums, links and local information resources.
Simply: A free, long-awaited, global and fully interactive online community for disabled people.
Online community for disabled persons featuring the latest news and articles for people with disabilities Includes a free disabled dating service, forums and disability classifieds
The term – disability – as it is applied to humans refers to any condition that impedes the completion of daily tasks using traditional methods. National governments and global humanitarian agencies have narrowed this definition for their own purposes, only pledging aid to those with specific disabilities of a certain severity.
Click-N-Type is an on-screen virtual keyboard designed for anyone with a disability that prevents him or her from typing on a physical computer keyboard. As long as the person can control a mouse, trackball or other pointing device, he or she can send keystrokes to virtually any Windows application or DOS application that can run within a window. Click-N-Type is a 32 bit application that requires Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP or later.
The Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Resource Center (PRC), a program of the Christopher Reeve Foundation (CRF), was created in 2002 to provide a comprehensive, national source of information for people living with paralysis and their caregivers to promote health, foster involvement in the community, and improve quality of life.
On–Screen Keyboard is a utility that displays a virtual keyboard on the computer screen that allows people with mobility impairments to type data by using a pointing device or joystick. Besides providing a minimum level of functionality for some people with mobility impairments, On–Screen Keyboard can also help people who do not know how to type.
In order to assist the 7,800 individuals who sustain a SCI each year, and the 400,000 persons living with spinal cord injuries, the National Spinal Cord Injury Association was established in 1948. The NSCIA has many chapters throughout the United States. Some members have physical disabilities while others do not. Chapter members participate in a variety of activities.
In 1985, Barth A. Green, M.D. and NFL Hall of Fame linebacker Nick Buoniconti helped found The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis after Nick’s son, Marc, sustained a spinal cord injury during a college football game. Since then, The Miami Project has become the world’s largest, most comprehensive spinal cord injury research center.
The Toyota Mobility Program supports the mobility needs of Toyota owners and/or family members with physical disabilities.
Provides cash reimbursement of up to $1,000 of the cost to the vehicle owner for aftermarket adaptive equipment, for drivers and/or passengers, when installed on any eligible purchased or leased* new 2001 or later Toyota vehicle. Refer to Assistance Guidelines and Reimbursement Application Form sections of this web site for detailed requirements. Forms are also available from your local Toyota dealer or from any adaptive equipment installer.
The Miami Project has assembled a broad spectrum of researchers, clinicians, and therapists whose expertise relate directly to the problem of SCI and whose full-time focus is SCI research.
By uniting this broad range of knowledge and talents, the Miami Project team of scientists is accelerating the search for effective treatments for SCI.