Resources

This section contains resources on specific disability topics that may be of interest to people with disabilities, service providers, businesses, government agencies, and others.

While we make every effort to keep these resource links updated, it is possible that links may become inactive. For additional resources on your topic of interest, please use our website search feature.

DS/USA offers sports programs and competitions to people with all types of disabilities. Specific programs include the Wounded Warrior/Disabled Sports Project, the Warfighter Sports Series, and the Youth Sports Mentoring Program.

The DP2: Disabled People and Disaster Planning web site information was compiled to address earthquake readiness and response, but much of the information may be helpful in other situations.

EARN povides resources to help employers recruit, hire, retain, and advance people with disabilities.

The EEOC offers a variety of publications on the employment provisions of the ADA, including:

Questions and Answers about Health Care Workers and the Americans with Disabilities Act 

This project, funded by HUD, provides training programs, materials, and technical guidance on the Fair Housing Act and its design and construction requirements.
Toll Free Telephone: 1-888-341-7781 V/TTY

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) offers information and resources to promote an inclusive approach to emergency peparedness and response.

This campaign from the American Public Health Organization (APHA) includes general preparedness tips for people with disabilities, as well as specific tips for people with mobility, hearing, vision, and cognitive disabilities.

The Western Pennsylvania Health Information Team for People who are Deaf, Deafblind and Hard-of-Hearing offers a variety of information for health care providers serving patients with these disabilities.

The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Healthy Aging and Physical Disability conducts research and training activities to promote healthy aging for people with long-term physical disabilities, including muscular dystrophy (MD), multiple sclerosis (MS), post-polio syndrome (PPS), and spinal cord injury (SCI).

The Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s gave rise to other civil rights movements, most notably the Women's Rights Movement and the Disability Rights Movement.

This video from the New Hampshire Association for the Blind provides tips for interacting with patients who are blind or have low vision.

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