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Disability News Publications



National

ADHD / ADD News from Medical News Today. The latest ADHD / ADD research from prestigious universities and journals throughout the world. Visit this page and scroll down for a description of various current articles.

New Sign Caregiver Newsletter from Caregiver Media Group, publishers of Today's Caregiver magazine and caregiver.com. To sign up for this newsletter and view past newsletters and carenotes visit the website at the link above.

Chooseability offers news on a range of disability issues. It is unique in that it encourages news contributions from the site's visitors.

Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law Reporter offers news on disability legislation and concerns from the American Bar Association (ABA). This is a great reporter if you wish to keep up-to-date on disability legislation.

Disability Grapevine is an online newspaper featuring stories and articles about disability issues. The newspaper features breaking news, historical facts, famous quotations, an advice column, letters to the editor, classified ads, and much more.

Disability Scoop is a great source for developmental disability news. Created by professional journalists, Michelle Diament and Shaun Heasley, Disability Scoop gathers articles from across the Web and publishes original content on education, health, law, life and money issues affecting the 4.5 million Americans with developmental disabilities including autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, mental retardation and fragile X syndrome, and those who care for them. Learn more at their website and sign up for e-news. For more information, contact media@disabilityscoop.com.

Emerging Horizons Accessible Travel News is an on-line travel newsletter offers information on various locations, travel tips, travel resources and more. They have regular columns, featured destinations and a traveler's database.

New Sign Enabled Online is an online clearinghouse of news covering a wide variety of disability-related issues. The site offers real life experiences of people with disabilities, editorials, employment and health-related news and resources, a listing of general news and events as well as a listing of links to various disability-related resources and classifieds.

New Sign Family Caregiver Alliance publishes two free e-newsletters covering all aspects of long-term family caregiving. You can sign up for these newsletters from a link on their page. Their national newsletter covers national, state and local news and caregiving advice for families. newsletters are from the state of California.

Mainstream Magazine, an on-line magazine produced by, for and about people with disabilities, covers news and current affairs, new products and technology, profiles of leading disability advocates, education, employment, sexuality and relationships, housing, transportation, as well as travel and recreation. The site also features links to additional news sources and a number of disability related resources and organizations. Mainstream encourages comments from its readers. Contact the editor with your comments or story suggestions at editor@mainstream-mag.com.

New Sign National Caregiver Library offers a free newsletter FOR CAREGIVERS that focuses on family caregiving issues and resources. Sign up to receive their newsletter from their website.

National Council on Disability (NCD) provides information updates on legislation concerning disability issues. NCD is an independent federal agency making recommendations to the President and Congress on issues affecting Americans with disabilities. The NCD Bulletin is a monthly publication of the NCD. Free of charge, available in alternative formats and on the Internet. Great site!

Newswaves published monthly by Willard Publications and costs $2.00/issue or $18.00/year. To subscribe to the magazine, you can send payment to 302 N. Goodman St., Suite 205-A, Rochester, New York 14607-1149 or fax credit card orders to (716) 473-6328.

new sign NFPA e-ACCESS is a quarterly e-newsletter by the National Fire Protection Agency designed to help reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life for people with disabilities. "e-ACCESS" will focus on news of interest to people with disabilities, relatives, friends, and others who may assist them. Please sign up to receive this free newsletter at the link above.

On A Roll radio is a nationally syndicated, live, weekly, talk radio show that deals with different issues of disabilities and life. This web site gives you the chance to read about guests who have been on the show or you can listen to the recent shows with AudioNet. The site also has a listing of the current radio network, such as Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, Phoenix and many more. On a Roll radio has recently expanded its audience adding 30 new radio stations as part of Talk America Network. You can dial in on the Talk America Radio Network on Sundays at 9:00 PM EST. If you have a RealPlayer plug-in, you can listen live on the Internet at Talk America.

new sign OSHA's Quick Takes Newsletter is published by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for job safety. Visit this link to view on-line versions of the newsletter or subscribe. Have a question about job safety for people with disabilities? Use the search feature or you can also search by topic.

new sign Safety Source Newsletter is a monthly e-newsletter on the latest information and happenings in NFPA's Public Education division, activities, educational tips, and Sparky the Fire DogŪ. Current, timely and seasonal articles on safety are provided in this free newsletter.

United Cerebral Palsy offers several different Newsletters for people with disabilities: Life without Limites and UCPeople. To sign up to receive these newsletters click on the link above so you can subscribe to these newsletters on-line. These newsletters are free and downloadable from the link above.


State Listings

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Challenge is a quarterly news publication that covers disability issues from a family perspective. This publication offers the latest disability news in New Hampshire as well as a listing of state agencies and resources/


New York

Able Newspaper is "a monthly newspaper that is published for, by and about the disabled, with the focus on the able." The paper, which is available in print format for a small monthly fee, features New York specific disability-related news, a calendar of events, columns written by various experts, a variety of informative articles and personal ads. A number of articles are also featured on their website and can be accessed free of charge. For subscription information, call (516) 939-2253 or write to Able News, PO Box 395, Old Bethpage, NY 11804.


Wisconsin

Milwaukee County Executive Office for Persons with Disabilities publishes the monthly newsletter Handi News & Notes, which is free to Milwaukee County residents. This publication offers advertisements, public safety and public interest information for people with disabilities in Milwaukee County. To be placed on the mailing list, call the Milwaukee County Executive Office for Persons with Disabilities at (414) 278-3932 or write to: 901 N. 9th Street, Room 307-B, Milwaukee, WI 53233.

New Horizons Un-Limited publishes our quarterly newsletter, Communicability, free to people with disabilities, their families or caregivers. This newsletter provides news on current issues for people with disabilities on both the national and Wisconsin state scenes. Our mission with this newsletter is to reach people with disabilities with news and information to find solutions to issues that arise in their everyday lives! Subscribe at this link to receive our free newsletter via e-mail. If you would like to read past editions of CommunicAbility, they are available in Archives: NHU Quarterly Newsletters..

The Source, published monthly by REKAB Publications, is written for Wisconsin and Illinois residents. This publication carries news on Making Life Easier, Social Security, Legislative Updates, Employment, Assistive Technology, Break Out, classified ads and a disability resource directory of toll free numbers in the Wisconsin and Northern Illinois area. It costs $16/year. Send payment to: P.O. Box 37950, Milwaukee, WI 53237-0950.

New Sign Wisconsin Legislative Notifications Website is offered by the Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau for citizens of Wisconsin where one can receive daily or weekly e-mails when certain specified legislative activity such as bills being introduced, specific committee activity or discussions of particular topics. Sign up on this site to receive your e-mails to follow legislative activity in the Wisconsin Legislature.


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