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Community and Internet Resources


Community: Support Groups and Disability Specific Organizations

Physical Disabilities


National

New Sign Disaboom was founded by Dr. J. Glen House, a physician specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation who is also a quapriplegic. Their mission is to create the first comprehensive source of information, insight and personal engagement for a disability community. There is a whole section devoted to caregivers and caregiver support. For more information, contact them at Disaboom, Inc., 7730 E. Belleview Ave., Suite A306, Denver, CO 80111 or Phone: (720) 407-6530 or Fax: (720) 407-6531 or send e-mail to Info@disaboom.com

Everyday Warriors offers information and online support for children, teens, and adults with physical disabilities and /or chronic illnesses. The site provides an opportunity for each visitor to share their unique stories and to also meet others with similar experiences via their message board. Visit this site, as there is much information to be found.

We Move, is a comprehensive Internet resource for movement disorder information. Information is offered on Huntington's Disease, Multiple System Atrophy, Parkinson's Disease, Rett Syndrome, Spasticity, Tourette's Syndrome, and many other diseases and conditions. The site offers a chat area, helpful links, the latest in research and much more.

Wheelchair Junkie is a web community designed to bring wheelchair users together to learn from each others experiences. The site includes a message board, personal experiences, articles and much more.

WheelchairNet is an online community for people who have a common interest in wheelchair technology and its improvement. This website provides visitors with the opportunity to learn about wheelchair selection and use, to meet others, to discuss common issues, to link to important resources and research studies and much more.


State Listings


Wisconsin

Easter Seals Wisconsin Farm Assessment and Rehabilitation Methods (FARM) Program. FARM, in partnership with the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and the University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension (AgrAbility), helps farmer continue farming and their way of life through on-site assessments, technical modifications of work sites and equipment, and referral to funding sources. For more information, call (800) 422-2324.


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