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A Deafblindness Web Resources Page
This is an extensive resource of international links to sites that contain information pertinent to deaf-blindness.
Adaptive Computer Products
Provides extensive collection of resource links for adaptive computer products for people with disabilities.
Adapted Physical Education
This website is an adapted physical education resource site that describes a number of disabilities and how to teach those with disabilities in the gymnasium and the pool.
American Council of the Blind
The Council strives to improve the well-being of all blind and visually impaired people by: serving as a representative national organization of blind people; elevating the social, economic and cultural levels of blind people; improving educational and rehabilitation facilities and opportunities; cooperating with the public and private institutions and organizations concerned with blind services; encouraging and assisting all blind persons to develop their abilities; and conducting a public education program to promote greater understanding of blindness and the capabilities of blind people.
American Foundation for the Blind
The American Foundation for the Blind provides a variety of printed, taped, and adapted material of interest to those with blindness. This site furnishes individuals with vision and other related disabilities.
American Printing House for the Blind, Inc.
This is the website for the American Printing House for the Blind (APH), the world’s largest source for adapted educational and daily living products.
APENS: Adapted Physical Education National Standards
The mission of APENS is to promote the 15 Adapted Physical Education Standards and national certification exam.
Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
The Council for Exceptional Children is dedicated to improving educational outcomes for people with disabilities, exceptionalities, and the gifted. It sets professional standards, provides continual professional development, and helps professionals obtain resources and conditions necessary for effective professional practice.
Deafblindinfo is an online directory of worldwide resources for and about people with combined vision and hearing loss. The site is sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Human Services, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Division.
Disability Resources: adaptive clothing
This is a resource on adaptive clothing and shoes.
HOPE Publications is proud to distribute quality state-of-the-art materials for children with special needs, their families, and the service providers who work with them. Many of the materials are for use in early family-centered, home-based intervention programs including materials for children who are deaf and hard of hearing, visually impaired, deaf-blind, and multi-disabled sensory impaired, and materials for children with any special needs. The materials have also been used enthusiastically and successfully in settings other than the home, including day care, preschool, school, hospital, and clinic settings.
Independent Living Institute
Resource is a global network that supports organizations working for self determination, equal opportunity, and respect for disabled people.
Internet Resources for Special Children (IRSC)
Dedicated to communicating information relating to the needs of children with disabilities on a global basis. Includes a wealth of information on specific disabilities, laws, adaptive equipment and technologies, recreation and sports, and schooling.
National Center for Accessible Media
Conducts research and development of facility dedicated to the issues of media and information technology for individuals with disabilities in homes, schools, workplaces, etc.
Trains public broadcasters on program captioning (Closed Captioning University)-Boston
Conducted surveys with Gallaudet University on media and technology use with students who are deaf and hard of hearing.
NCHPAD Resource Directory
Virtual Library Resources:
- Fact sheets: Information on a variety of physical activities for people with disabilities.
- Monographs: A variety of invited papers and original works on important topics in physical activity and disability.
- Bibliographies: Annotated reference lists on selected topics of physical activity and disability commissioned especially for NCHPAD.
- Slide shows: Presentations you can view online.
- Adaptive Equipment: Resources and examples of how to adapt exercise and physical activity equipment.
- Health Promotion Projects.
Resource provides information on the following:
- Adapted P.E. Videos
- Adapted P.E. Defined
- Adaptations for Physical Activities
- Assessment Instruments
- Adapted P.E. Conferences
- I.E.P Development
- Top Adapted Websites
- Adapted P.E. Books
- Adapted Equipment Specials
- Adapted P.E. Activity Games
- Adapted P.E. Research
Provides links to Tandem Clubs Around the World, Events, Travel & Tours, and the TandamGeek’s Blog.
All VI Fit games can be downloaded for free and played using a low–cost motion-sensing controller (called the Wii™ Remote), which is capable of providing vibrotactile and audio cues.
The World Institute on Disability
Resources on World Institute on Disability
Non-profit research, training, and public policy center that promotes civil rights and the full societal inclusion of people with disabilities