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Amputee Sports Resources

Disabled Sports USA
451 Hungerford Dr.
Ste. 100
Rockville, MD   2085
USA
phone: (301) 217-0960
fax: 217-0968
www.dsusa.org

Archery Resources

Weelchair Archery, USA*
c/o Wheelchair Sports, USA
3595 E. Fountain Blvd
Ste. L-1
Colorado Springs, CO   80910
USA
phone: (719) 574-1150
fax: 574-9840

Basketball Resources

Canadian Wheelchair Basketball Association
2781 Lancaster Road
Ste. 402
Ottawa, Ontario   K1B 1A7
Canada
phone:  (613) 260-1296
fax: 260-1456
www.cwba.ca / cwba@cwba.ca

International Wheelchair Basketball Federation

5142 Ville Maria Lane
Hazelwood, MO   63042-1646
phone:  (314) 209-9006
fax: 739-6688
www.iwbf.org / iwbfsecgen@aol.com

National Wheelchair Basketball Association*

710 Queensbury Loop
Winter Garden, FL   34787
phone:  (407) 654-4315
www.nwba.org

Billiards Resources

National Wheelchair Pool Players Association
9651 Halekulani Drive
Garden Grove, CA   92841-4911
phone: ( 714) 636-3371
www.nwpainc.com / deadstrok1@earthlink.net

Bowling Resources

American Wheelchair Bowling Association
2912 country Woods Lane
Palm Harbor, FL   34683
phone:  (727) 734-0023
www.awba.org

Caregiving Resources

Caregiver Sourcebook
Edited by Shannon, Joyce Brennfleck. 600 pages; $78.
This reference book provides information to help caregivers and their families prepare for and accomplish the variety of tasks involved in caregiving. Readers learn essential information about responsibilities and options, care environments, tips for spec
Contact: Omnigraphics, Customer Service
P.O. Box 625
Holmes, PA   phone:  (800) 234-1340 /  (313) 961-1340
fax: (800) 875-1340
www.omnigraphics.com

Caregivers and Personal Assistants: How to Find, Hire and Manage the People Who Help You (Or Your Loved One!)

By DeGraff, Alfred H., M.A., S.E.A. Paperback; 290 pages; $24.95.
This indexed, illustrated reference provides step-by-step, how-to strategies for people (help recipients as well as family caregivers and healthcare agencies) who need the skills for recruiting, interviewing, hiring, training, managing, and parting from p
Contact: Saratoga Access Publications, Inc.
P. O. Box 1427
Fort Collins, CO   80522-1427
phone:  (970) 484-5595
fax: 484-5531
www.saratoga-publications.com / mailbox@saratoga-publications.com

Disability Is Natural

By Kathie Snow. Hardcover; 632 pages; $24.26.

Readers will learn how to define a child by his or her assets instead of disability-related "problems," replace conventional therapeutic interventions and other services with natural supports and services, and create "new and improved" partnerships with e
Contact: Disability Resource:
phone:  (800) 695-4042
www.disabilityresource.com / books@disabilityresource.com

Children Resources

Camps 2002: A Directory of Camps and Summer Programs for Children and Youth With Disabilities and Special Needs in the Metro New York Area
Also available in Spanish; 280 pages; $22 plus $5 shipping and handling.

Now in its 18th edition, Camps 2002 is a resource concerned parents, caregivers, and professionals can use to locate summer camps and programs for children and teens with special needs. It includes descriptions of New York City Metro Area day camps as wel

Contact: Resources for Children with Special Needs, Inc.
116 East 16th Street
New York, NY   10003
phone:  (212) 677-4650
fax: 254-4070
www.resourcesnyc.org

Disability Is Natural

By Kathie Snow. Hardcover; 632 pages; $24.26.

Readers will learn how to define a child by his or her assets instead of disability-related "problems," replace conventional therapeutic interventions and other services with natural supports and services, and create "new and improved" partnerships with e
Contact: Disability Resource:
phone:  (800) 695-4042
www.disabilityresource.com / books@disabilityresource.com

Including Students With Severe And Multiple Disabilities In Typical Classrooms—Practical Strategies For Teachers (Second Edition)

By June E. Downing, Ph.D. Hardcover; 288 pages; $35.96.

This newly updated, best-selling resource provides educators with the latest knowledge on classroom inclusion of students with sensory, cognitive, and physical impairments. Dr. Downing is a professor in the Department of Special Education at California St

Contact: Disability Resource
phone:  (800) 695-4042
www.disabilityresource.com / books@disabiltyresource.com

Special Children, Challenged Parents: The Struggles And Rewards Of Raising A Child With A Disability (Revised Edition)

By Naseef, Ph.D., Robert. 316 pages; $21.95 plus shipping.

Readers learn about resources and support available to cope with complex emotions brought on by caring for a child with a disability. Parents will get Dr. Naseef’s perspective on acknowledging and managing difficult emotions like grief, fear, anger, and s

Contact: The Disability Resource Library
12200 Academy NE
Suite 1212
Albuquerque, NM   87111
phone:  (800) 686-6049 /  (505) 332-0630
fax: 332-0734
www.disabilityresource.com / mail@disabilityresource.com

The Comprehensive Directory: Programs and Services for Children and Youth With Disabilities and Special Needs and Their Families in the Metro New York Area

1,096 pages; $55 plus $7 shipping and handling.

This resource includes more than 2,600 agencies and over 5,000 programs and services covering every need, from healthcare to vocational services for children with disabilities. Each entry includes contact information, population, ages and area served, a b
Contact: Resources for Children with Special Needs, Inc.
116 East 16th Street
New York, NY   10003
phone:  (212) 677-4650
fax: 254-4070
www.resourcesnyc.org

The Gun Lake Adventure Series

By Tuitel, Johnnie and Sharon Lamson. Paperback; $5.99 each.
The Gun Lake Adventure Series helps parents explain disabilities, diversity, and acceptance to their children. The collection of five books is based on Tuitel’s experiences growing up and features the main character, Johnnie Jacobson, leading his friends

Contact: Tap Shoe Productions, Inc
1916 Breton Road
Grand Rapids, MI   49506
phone:  (888) 302-7463 /  (616) 831-0030
fax: 493-2621
www.tapshoe.com / jtuitel@tapshoe.com

The Road Ahead: Transition to Adult Life for Persons With Disabilities

Edited by Keith Storey, Paul Bates, and Dawn Hunter. Softcover; 205 pages; $32.95, plus $4 for shipping and handling.
Written for youths with disabilities and their families, The Road Ahead provides strategies and ideas for improving the lives of these young adults. It features 20 experts in ten chapters, each of which begins with a group of key questions addressed in th

Contact: Training Resource Network, Inc.
P.O. Box 439
St. Augustine, FL   32085-0439
phone:  (866) 823-9800 (toll-free)
www.trninc.com

TOYS "R" US TOY GUIDE FOR DIFFERENTLY-ABLED KIDS

Free. Available at Toys "R" Us stores nationwide.

Working together with the National Lekotek Center, Toys "R" Us created a colorful catalog featuring popular toys that are reportedly suitable for all children but are particularly appropriate for those with disabilities. All toys in the guide have been ex

Contact: Toys "R" Us
461 From Road
Paramus, NJ   07652
phone:  (201) 599-8090
fax: 599-8992

You Will Dream New Dreams—Inspiring Personal Stories by Parents of Children With Disabilities

Edited by Stanley D. Klein, Ph.D., and Kim Schive. Paperback; 278 pages; $13, plus $3.50 for postage and handling. Allow six weeks for delivery.

More than 60 short essays by "veteran" mothers and fathers of children with varying disabilities tell the stories they wish they could have heard when they learned their children’s diagnoses. Essays share words of validation, support, affirmation, and enc

Contact: People With Disabilities Press
P.O. Box 470715
Brookline, MA   02447-0715
www.youwilldreamnewdreams.com

Daily Living Resources

Chore Home Management System
By Eubanks, Sandra. Manual with kit; 39 pages; $99.95 plus $7 shipping and handling.

Developed by the parent of a son with a disability, this innovative product helps people learn how to have a clean home and keep it that way independently. CHORE (A Clean House Offers a Relaxing Environment) includes one manual; 100 four-color reminder ta

Contact: Training Resource Network, Inc
P.O. Box 439
St. Augustine, FL   32085-0439
phone:  (866) 823-9800 /  (904) 823-9800
fax: 823-3554
www.trninc.com/chore.htm / trninc@aug.com

Dressing Tips and Clothing Resources for Making Life Easier

By Schwarz, Shelley P. Paperback; 138 pages; $19.

People who find dressing a challenge will discover hundreds of tips and techniques for making the task easier. The resource also provides a directory of more than 100 businesses that offer specially designed or adapted clothing for people of all ages and

Contact: The Attainment Company, Inc.
504 Commerce Parkway
P.O. Box 930160
Verona, WI   53593-0160
phone:  (800) 327-4269 /  (608) 845-7880
fax: (800) 942-3865
www.attainmentcompany.com / info@attainmentcompany.com

Life After SCI: Vol. 2 – Transferring and Adapting

Video; free.

"Transferring and Adapting" includes footage of transfers involving vans, three-wheeled trikes, ATVs, pickups, tractors, pontoons, standing frames, exercise machines, and more. In addition, men and women with SCI discuss rehab, family reaction, and adapti

Contact: Altimate Medical Inc.
phone:  (800) 342-8968 /  (507) 697-6393

Self-Determination: Understanding The Core Principles Needed For People With Disabilities To Control Their Own Lives

By Nerney, Tom. 22 pages; $8 plus $1 shipping and handling.

Aimed at families, people with disabilities, teachers, and agency staff, this pocket guide includes the key elements of self-determination and the planning principles, tools, and resources available to make it work. It discusses moving from case managemen

Contact: Training Resource Network, Inc.
P.O. Box 439
St. Augustine, FL   32085-0439
phone:  (866) 823-9800 /  (904) 823-9800
fax: 823-3554
www.trninc.com/selfdetpg.htm / trninc@aug.com

Spinal Cord Injury Health Education Series

PowerPoint® slideshow presentation on the Internet or CD; free for a limited time.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation produced this series. The titles of the programs are: Functional Goals Following Spinal Cord Injury, Prevention of Pressure Sores Through Skin Care, Prevention and
phone:  (205) 934-3283
www.spinalcord.uab.edu/show.asp?durki=28921 / rtc@uab.edu

Spinal Cord Injury Infosheets

Free.

The following information is available by mail, via the Internet, or from the SCI Fax Information Network. From your fax machine, follow the voice menu and enter the Fax ID Number of the document you wish to receive. Remain on the line until fax is comple

Contact: Office of Research Services, UAB Rehabilitation Research & Training Center
619 19th Street South - SRC 529
Birmingham, AL   35249-7330
phone:  (205) 934-3283
fax: 975-8376
www.spinalcord.uab.edu

The Road Ahead: Transition to Adult Life for Persons With Disabilities

Edited by Keith Storey, Paul Bates, and Dawn Hunter. Softcover; 205 pages; $32.95, plus $4 for shipping and handling.

Written for youths with disabilities and their families, The Road Ahead provides strategies and ideas for improving the lives of these young adults. It features 20 experts in ten chapters, each of which begins with a group of key questions addressed in th

Contact: Training Resource Network, Inc.
P.O. Box 439
St. Augustine, FL   32085-0439
phone:  (866) 823-9800
www.trninc.com

Working Like Dogs: the Service Dog Guidebook

By Marcie Davis and Melissa Bunnell
www.workinglikedogs.com
144 pages; suggested retail $24.95.
A resource guide for those who are considering a service dog, or already have a service dog. The book is also a story of Marcie Davis and how the decision to bring a service dog into her home changed her life.
Contact: Alpine Publications
500 Bradley A129

Crawford, CO 81415
phone:  970-921-5005
www.alpinepub.com

Disability Rights / Laws / State & Federal Policies Resources

From Good Will to Civil Rights: Transforming Federal Disability Policy (Second Edition)
By Scotch, Richard. Paperback; 304 pages; $17.95.
Charting the shifts in policy and activist agendas through the 1990s, this new edition surveys the effects and disappointments associated with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) passed in 1990, in the context of the continuing movement to secure fu

Contact: Temple University Press
1601 North Broad Street
USB 305
Philadelphia, PA   19122-6099
phone:  (215) 204-8787
fax: 204-4719
www.temple.edu/tempress

Independent Living For Physically Disabled People—Developing, Implementing, And Evaluating Self-Help Rehabilitation Programs

By Nancy M. Crewe, Ph.D.; Irving Kenneth Zola, Ph.D.; and Associates.
Paperback; 436 pages; $22.95, plus $3.50 for postage and handling. Allow six weeks for delivery.
Originally published in 1983, this classic chronicles the independent-living movement for people with physical disabilities in the United States. (8/02)

Contact: People With Disabilities Press
P.O. Box 470715
Brookline, MA   02447-0715
www.youwilldreamnewdreams.com

The Disability Rights Movement: From Charity to Confrontation

By Fleischer, Doris Z., and Frieda Zames. Paperback; 278 pages; $24.95.
A comprehensive look at disability rights in the U.S. from the 1930s to the present. The authors have chronicled the achievements—and setbacks—this social movement has had. This book charts the struggle for disability rights, from legal decisions and publ

Contact: Temple University Press
1601 North Broad Street
USB 305
Philadelphia, PA   19122-6099
phone:  (215) 204-3440
fax: 204-4719
www.temple.edu/tempress

Employment / Business Resources

Building a World Fit for People: Designers With Disabilities at Work
By Elaine Ostroff, Mark Limont, and Daniel G. Hunter. Softcover; 106 pages; $15, including shipping and handling. An accessible version online is free.
Funded by NEC Foundation of America, Building a World Fit for People describes the career development of 21 designers with disabilities from around the world. It highlights the major influences that shaped each person’s professional choices. The targeted
For bulk orders, contact  (617) 695-1225, ext. 29 / publications@AdaptiveEnvironments.org
Contact: Adaptive Environments
374 Congress Street
Suite 301
Boston, MA   02210
phone:  (617) 695-1225
fax: 482-8099
www.AdaptiveEnvironments.org/accessdesign / lkuit@AdaptiveEnvironments.org

Ramping Up For Profit$

By Tim Daly. Softcover
142 pages. $15.99, plus $2.50 shipping and handling.
Everyone should know the real cost of not being disability friendly. Attitudinal barriers are by far the toughest and costliest to every organization. Ramping Up, a book based on an effective and interactive training program, gives business owners and the
Contact: The Access Group, Inc.
5406 Storm Drift
Columbia, MD   21045
phone:  (410) 715-1241
fax: 715-0957
www.accessgroup-md.com / info@accessgroup-md.com

Supported Employment in Business: Expanding the Capacity of Workers With Disabilities

Edited by Wehman, Paul.
This reference book covers issues of supported employment. Its practical yet comprehensive approach provides a resource for practitioners and academics alike. It addresses topics ranging from funding to job development to intervention techniques.
Contact: Training Resource Network, Inc.
P.O. Box 439, St
St. Augustine, FL   32085-0439
phone:  (866) 823-9800
fax: (904) 823-3554
www.trninc.com

Farming / Ranching / Gardening Resources

The Toolbox (3rd Edition)
Manual; $80.
The Breaking New Ground (BNG) Resource Center, an internationally recognized source of information concerning farming and ranching for people with disabilities, has produced this edition of Agricultural Tools, Equipment, Machinery, and Buildings for Farme
Contact: Breaking New Ground
phone:  (800) 825-4264
pasture.ecn.purdue.edu/ABE/Extension/BNG/toolboxpreview.pdf

Flying Resources

Freedom’s Wings International
1832 Lake Ave.
Scotch Plains, NJ   07076
phone:  (908) 232-6354
freedomswings.org

International Wheelchair Aviators

P.O. Box 1126
Big Bear Lake, CA   92315
phone:  (909) 585-9663
fax: 585-7156
www.wheelchairaviators.org / aero.haven@bigbear.com

Football Resources

Universal Wheelchair Football Association
UC Raymond Walters College Disability Services Office
9555 Plainfield Rd
Cincinnati, OH   45236-1096
phone:  (513) 792-8625
john.kraimer@uc.edu

Golf Resources

National Amputee Golf Association
11 Walnut Hill Road
Amherst, NH   03031
phone:  (800) 633-6242
www.nagagolf.org / b1naga@aol.com

U.S. Golf Association

Resource Center for Individuals With Disabilities
P.O. Box 708
Far Hills, NJ   07931
phone:  (719) 471-4810, ext. 18
mfrace@usga.org

Handcycling Resources

Hand Crank Racing Association
www.crankrace.org / crankrace@crankrace.org

United States Handcycling Federation

P.O. Box 2445
Evergreen, CO   80439
www.ushf.org / info@ushf.org

Hockey Resources

U.S. Sled Hockey Association
710 N. Lake Shore Dr.
3rd Floor
Chicago, IL   60611
phone:  (312) 908-4292
fax: 908-1051
www.sledhockey.org / info@sledhockey.org

Horseback Riding Resources

North American Riding for the Handicapped Association
P.O. Box 33150
Denver, CO   80233
phone:  (800) 369-RIDE
fax: (303) 252-4610
www.narha.org / narha@narha.org

Multisport Resources

Casa Colina Adaptive Sports and Outdoor Adventures
2850 N. Garey Avenue
Pomona, CA   91767
phone:  (909) 596-7733
fax: 593-0153
www.casacolina.org

Disabled Sports USA

451 Hungerford Dr.
Ste. 100
Rockville, MD   20850
phone:  (301) 217-0960

National Disability Sports Alliance

25 W. Independence Way
Kingston, RI   02881
phone:  (401) 792-7130
fax: 792-7132
www.ndsaonline.org / info@ndsaonline.org

Rancho Wheelchair Sports

7601 E. Imperial Hwy.
Downey, CA 90242
Phone:  (562) 401-8165
www.ranchosports.com

United States Cerebral Palsy Athletic Association, Inc.

00 Harrison Ave.
Newport, RI   02840
phone:  (401) 848-2460
fax: 848-5280

Wheelchair Sports, U.S.A

3595 E. Fountain Blvd.
Ste. L-1
Colorado Springs, CO   80910
phone:  (719) 574-1150
fax: 574-9840
www.wsusa.org / wsusa@aol.com

World T.E.A.M. Sports

2108 South Boulevard
Ste 101
Charlotte, NC   28203
phone:  (704) 370-6070
fax: 370-7750
worldteamsports.org / info@worldteamsports.org

Personal Experience Resources

Building a World Fit for People: Designers With Disabilities at Work
By Elaine Ostroff, Mark Limont, and Daniel G. Hunter.
Softcover; 106 pages; $15, including shipping and handling. An accessible version online is free.
Funded by NEC Foundation of America, Building a World Fit for People describes the career development of 21 designers with disabilities from around the world. It highlights the major influences that shaped each person’s professional choices. The targeted
For bulk orders, contact  (617) 695-1225, ext. 29 / publications@AdaptiveEnvironments.org.
Contact: Adaptive Environments
374 Congress Street
Suite 301
Boston, MA   02210
phone:  (617) 695-1225
fax: 482-8099
www.AdaptiveEnvironments.org/accessdesign / lkuit@AdaptiveEnvironments.org

Chicken Soup For The Veteran’s Soul

Stories To Stir The Pride And Honor The Courage Of Our Veterans!
By Canfield, Jack, et al.
Paperback; $12.95.
This book is a compilation of true stories about the lives of extraordinary men and women whose stories take place during wartime and in the years that followed. This Chicken Soup includes anecdotes about their families and friends who have a connection t
Contact: Sid or Ilene Slagter
phone:  (888) 387-6373
remember@vetstories.com

Don’t Pull the Plug—A Lesson in Life

By Thomas Matola, Ph.D., and Roberta Johnson, J.D.
Softcover; 175 pages; $12.95.
An active, vibrant life suddenly came to an end—or did it? Thomas Matola was a teacher, hiker, and dancer. Then, at age 61, he had a major stroke. He couldn’t hike or dance, walk or stand, or even talk or type. Shut off from the world, he felt anger, frus
Contact: Local or online bookstores or Intrepid Press
phone:  (408) 559-4440
fax: 559-8212
www.dontpulltheplug.net / iintrepids@aol.com

Not on the Sidelines: Living and Playing With a Disability

Video; 26 minutes; $195 (purchase), $50/day (rental).
This inspirational video takes a hard-hitting look at the realities of rehabilitation. Learning to fly, skiing, playing wheelchair tennis, and taking to the ice in sled hockey, four ordinary individuals persevere through times of discouragement and isolat
Contact: Fanlight Productions
4196 Washington Street
Suite 2
Boston, MA   02131
phone:  (800) 937-4113
fax: (617) 469-3379
www.fanlight.com / fanlight@fanlight.com

WE’RE THE PEOPLE, TOO: TALES FROM AMERICA’S LARGEST MINORITY

By Itrich, Walt D. Paperback; 164 pages; $16.95.
The stories of 16 fighters and survivors—people with various disabilities—allow readers to get to know each person and the details of his or her particular disability. The tales explore these individuals from various angles—personal, economical, and polit
Contact: Champion Press, Ltd.
500 Bradley A129
Fox Point, WI   53217
phone:  (360) 574-3321
fax: 574-4079
www.championpress.com / ChampLtd@aol.com

You Will Dream New Dreams—Inspiring Personal Stories by Parents of Children With Disabilities

Edited by Stanley D. Klein, Ph.D., and Kim Schive.
Paperback; 278 pages; $13, plus $3.50 for postage and handling. Allow six weeks for delivery.
More than 60 short essays by "veteran" mothers and fathers of children with varying disabilities tell the stories they wish they could have heard when they learned their children’s diagnoses. Essays share words of validation, support, affirmation, and enc
Contact: People With Disabilities Press
P.O. Box 470715
Brookline, MA   02447-0715
www.youwilldreamnewdreams.com

Program / Service Resources

Acute Management of Autonomic Dysreflexia: Individuals With Spinal Cord Injury Presenting to Healthcare Facilities (2nd edition)
Published by the Paralyzed Veterans of America, for the Consortium for Spinal Cord Medicine.
Updated evidence-based guidance on the acute management of autonomic dysreflexia (AD) following spinal-cord injury (SCI) is available in clinical practice guidelines (CPGs). This resource is intended for healthcare professionals to use when making clinica
Print versions of clinical practice guidelines are available from the PVA Distribution Center.
phone:  (888) 860-7244
www.scicpg.org

LIFE Center Web Site

The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) Learning, Innovation, Family, and Empowerment (LIFE) Center Web site features direct access to a centralized online resource. It has more than 800 pages of content and hundreds of links to organizations that c
Click "Online Resources" button at:
www.rehabchicago.org

One Person At A Time: How One Agency Changed From Group To Individual Services For People With Disabilities

By Fratangelo, Patricia, et al.
122 pages; $24.95 plus $4 shipping and handling.
One Person at a Time chronicles how Onondaga Community Living in New York left behind group-home models to pioneer individualized housing and support, called supported living. As staff and board members became better acquainted with the people served, the
Contact: Training Resource Network, Inc.
P.O. Box 439
St. Augustine, FL   32085-0439
phone:  (866) 823-9800 /  (904) 823-9800
fax: 823-3554
www.trninc.com/oneperson.htm / trninc@aug.com

Serving Wheelchair Users In a Managed-Care System

Video; 30 minutes; $14.95.
Designed for healthcare and HMO professionals, this new video takes a comprehensive look at how medical facilities/entities can meet people with disabilities’ needs and Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements. It addresses physical and programm
Contact: Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Association Publications Hotline
phone:  (800) 444-0120 /  (718) 803-3782
fax: 803-0414

Spinal Cord Injury Desk Reference: Guidelines for Life Care Planning and Case Management

By Blackwell, Terry L., et al.
Paperback; 291 pages; $59.95.
This reference book is designed to help healthcare providers effectively meet the challenge of providing an integrated program of continual care to people with spinal-cord injury (SCI). Broad in scope, this source gives practitioners the tools and insight
Contact: Demos Medical Publishing
386 Park Avenue South
Suite 201
New York, NY   10016
phone:  (800) 532-8663
fax: (212) 683-0118
www.demosmedpub.com

WE’RE THE PEOPLE, TOO: TALES FROM AMERICA’S LARGEST MINORITY

By Itrich, Walt D.
Paperback; 164 pages; $16.95.
The stories of 16 fighters and survivors—people with various disabilities—allow readers to get to know each person and the details of his or her particular disability. The tales explore these individuals from various angles—personal, economical, and polit
Contact: Champion Press, Ltd.
500 Bradley A129
Fox Point, WI   53217
phone:  (360) 574-3321
fax: 574-4079
www.championpress.com / ChampLtd@aol.com

Quad Sports Resources

Power Soccer
Bay Area Outreach Recreation Program (BORP)
830 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA   94710
phone:  (510) 849-4663
fax: 849-4616
www.borp.org / borp@borp.org

United States Quad Rugby Association*

1667 Auburn Road
Swedesboro, NJ   08085
phone:  (856) 241-2440
www.quadrugby.com

Racquet Sports Resources

International Wheelchair Tennis Federation
phone: (011)  0044-(0)208-878-6464
fax: 0044-(0)208-392-4744
www.itftennis.com / wheelchairtennis@itftennis.com

United States Tennis Association

70 West Red Oak Lane
White Plains, NY   10604
phone:  (914) 696-7000
fax: 696-7029
www.usta.com

Recreation Resources

Turning POINT (Paraplegics On Independent Nature Trips)
403 Pacific Avenue
Terrell, TX   75160
phone:  (972) 524-4231
www.turningpointtexas.org / point@turningpointtexas.org

Relationship / Sexuality Resources

Enabling Romance: A Guide To Love, Sex, And Relationships For People With Disabilities (And The People Who Care About Them)
By Kroll, Ken and Erica Levy Klein.
Paperback; 213 pages; $15.95 plus $3 shipping and handling.
As of November 8, 2001, this popular book is back in print following a two-year hiatus. Enabling Romance explores issues of love and sex and takes an in-depth look at shattering sexual stereotypes, building self-esteem, creative sexual variations, reprodu
Contact: No Limits Communications
P.O. Box 220
Horsham, PA   19044
phone:  (215) 675-9133, ext. 109
www.newmobility.com / paula@newmobility.com

Road Racing Resources

Wheelchair Track and Field¯USA (WTFUSA)*
2351 Parkwood Road
Snellville, GA   30039
phone:  (770) 972-0763
fax: 985-4885

SCI Research & Education Resources

Disability Is Natural
By Kathie Snow. Hardcover
632 pages; $24.26.
Readers will learn how to define a child by his or her assets instead of disability-related "problems," replace conventional therapeutic interventions and other services with natural supports and services, and create "new and improved" partnerships with e
Disability Resource
phone:  (800) 695-4042
www.disabilityresource.com / books@disabilityresource.com

Emergencies in Chronic Spinal Cord Injury Patients, 3rd Edition

Edited by Ibrahim M. Eltorai, M.D., and James K. Schmitt, M.D.
302 pages; $39.99.
This resource is a volume of articles presented in a seminar at the Long Beach, Calif., Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center on June 1, 1984. It is not intended to be a detailed, comprehensive textbook but a reference for busy practitioners carin
Demos Medical Publishing
386 Park Avenue South
Suite 201
New York, NY   10016
phone:  (212) 683-0072

Getting It—Persuading Organizations And Individuals To Be More Comfortable With People With Disabilities

By Melissa Marshall.
Paperback; 140 pages; $12.95, plus $3.50 for postage and handling. Allow six weeks for delivery.
The author, who is a parent and an attorney, has cerebral palsy. She conducts disability diversity training by challenging her trainees, from high-school students to corporate employees, to understand that people with disabilities are the same as everyone
People With Disabilities Press
P.O. Box 470715
Brookline, MA   02447-0715
www.youwilldreamnewdreams.com

In Search of the Lost Cord: Solving the Mystery of Spinal Regeneration

By Vikhanski, Luba.
286 pages; $27.95.
Historical anecdotes in this book profile the rapidly developing field of spinal-cord-injury research, giving hope to the more than 2 million people around the world who are paralyzed. The author explains the field’s greatest scientific challenges while i
Joseph Henry Press/Dana Press, Publicity Department
2101 Constitution Avenue, NW
Suite HA384
Washington, DC   20418
phone:  (202) 334-1902
fax: 334-2793
rpinnel@nas.edu

Life After SCI: Vol. 2—Transferring and Adapting

Video; free.
"Transferring and Adapting" includes footage of transfers involving vans, three-wheeled trikes, ATVs, pickups, tractors, pontoons, standing frames, exercise machines, and more. In addition, men and women with SCI discuss rehab, family reaction, and adapti
Altimate Medical Inc.
phone:  (800) 342-8968
fax: (507) 697-6393

LIFE Center Web Site

The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) Learning, Innovation, Family, and Empowerment (LIFE) Center Web site features direct access to a centralized online resource. It has more than 800 pages of content and hundreds of links to organizations that c
Click "Online Resources" button at:
www.rehabchicago.org

Loud, Proud and Passionate®—Including Women With Disabilities in International Development Programs (Second Edition)

Edited by Jill Crawford, Cindy Lewis, and Susan Sygall.
232 pages; $30 in the U.S. (add $12 for shipping overseas). Alternative format or CD available.
The updated and expanded edition features perspectives, recommendations, and strategies from grass-roots women leaders with disabilities from 25 countries; a comprehensive resource section listing 48 organizations and projects concerning women with disabi
MIUSA
P.O. Box 10767
Eugene, OR   97440
phone:  (541) 343-1284 (voice/TTY)
fax: 343-6812
info@miusa.org

Making Informed Medical Decisions: Where to Look and How to Use What You Find

By Oster, N. et al. Paperback; 381 pages; $16.16 plus shipping and handling.
This reference book gives tips for researching medical journal articles, making an ally of your doctor, and determining your own best course. (3/02)
The Disability Resource Library
phone:  (800) 686-6049
www.disabilityresource.com / books@disabilityresource.com

Mirrors and Windows: Shattering Stereotypes

Five-video series
$59.99 each or $150 for complete set.
These educational intervention videos were designed to help able-bodied students better understand and respect their disabled peers through real-life situations. Teacher-led discussions in the Teacher’s Guide aim at increasing pro-health knowledge, attitu
Individual Monitoring Systems, Inc.
1507 Ritchie Highway
Suite 103
Arnold, MD   21012
phone:  (410) 974-1996
fax: 974-1997
www.imsystemsvideo.com

PROTECT YOURSELF FROM HEAD AND NECK INJURIES

Pamphlet; single copies free.
This pamphlet addresses simple rules of thumb that can greatly reduce the risk of injury. Tips target areas where injuries most frequently occur: motor-vehicle accidents, falls, sports accidents, etc. EPVA also offers a variety of publications on topics a
Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Association (EPVA)
phone:  (800) 444-0120
publications@epva.org

Spinal Cord Injury Pain: Assessment, Mechanisms, Management

Edited by Robert Yezierski, Ph.D., et al.
Hardcover; 440 pages; $89.
Paralysis associated with spinal-cord injury (SCI) has been widely studied, but secondary conditions such as pain, bladder and bowel dysfunction, and spasticity have received less attention. This text reviews existing research and therapeutic strategies a
IASP Press
909 Northeast 43rd Street
Suite 306
Seattle, WA   98105-6020
phone:  (206) 547-6409 / 547-1703
www.painbooks.org / iaspbooks@juno.com

The Difference That Disability Makes

By Rod Michalko. Paperback; 208 pages; $19.95.
In this book, the author asks why people who have disabilities are still feared, still regarded as useless or unfit to live, and not yet welcome in society. He challenges readers to come to grips with the social meaning attached to disability and the body
Temple University Press, University Services
1601 North  Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA   19122-6099
phone:  (215) 204-8787
fax: 204-4719
www.temple.edu/tempress

Shooting Resources

National Shooting Sports Foundation
Flintlock Ridge Office Center
11 Mile Hill Road
Newtown, CT   06470-2359
phone:  (203) 426-1320
www.nssf.org

National Wheelchair Shooting Federation*

102 Park Ave.
Rockledge, PA   19046
phone:  (215) 379-2359
fax: 663-9662

NRA Disabled Shooting Services

11250 Waples Mill Road
Fairfax, VA   22030
phone:  (703) 267-1495
fax: 267-3941

Skiing Resources

Disabled Sports USA
51 Hungerford Dr.
Suite 100
Rockville, MD   20850
phone:  (301) 217-0960

Ski For Light, Inc.

1400 Carole Ln.
Green Bay, WI   54313
phone:  (920) 494-5572 / 492-5821
fax: 492-5877
www.sfl.org / pagsj@aol.com

U.S. Disabled Alpine Ski Team

P.O. Box 100
Park City, UT   84060
phone:  (801) 649-9090
fax: 649-3613
www.usskiteam.com

Softball Resources

National Wheelchair Softball Association
1616 Todd Ct
Hastings
MN, 55033
phone:  (612) 437-1792
fax: 437-3889
www.wheelchairsoftball.com

Sports / Recreation / Fitness Resources

Camps 2002: A Directory of Camps and Summer Programs for Children and Youth With Disabilities and Special Needs in the Metro New York Area
Also available in Spanish; 280 pages; $22 plus $5 shipping and handling.
Now in its 18th edition, Camps 2002 is a resource concerned parents, caregivers, and professionals can use to locate summer camps and programs for children and teens with special needs. It includes descriptions of New York City Metro Area day camps as wel
Resources for Children with Special Needs, Inc.
116 East 16th Street
New York, NY   10003
phone:  (212) 677-4650
fax: 254-4070
www.resourcesnyc.org

Disability Sport And Recreation Resources (Third Edition)

By Paciorek, Ph.D., Michael J., et al.
Paperback; 341 pages; $35.
The third edition of Disability Sport and Recreation Resources, formerly titled Sports and Recreation for the Disabled, picks up where the second edition left off. It again includes the most up-to-date information available about 47 sports and recreation
Cooper Publishing Group
P.O. Box 1129
Traverse City, MI   49685
phone:  (231) 933-9958
fax: 933-9964
icooper100@aol.com

Let’s Get Strong—An Exercise Program for People With Special Disabilities

Video. $22.46, plus shipping and handling.
Laura Guiliano leads an energizing workout that will help you strengthen and tone all your muscles. The routine is reportedly safe and effective for people of all fitness levels. Exercises demonstrate the importance of proper breathing and correct form. S
The Disability Resource Library
phone:  (800) 686-6049
www.disabilityresource.com / books@disabilityresource.com

Let’s Have Fun—An Exercise Program for People With Special Disabilities

Video. $22.46, plus shipping and handling.
Laura Guiliano uses her creative style to lead a total-body workout for all fitness levels. (10/02)
The Disability Resource Library
phone:  (800) 686-6049
www.disabilityresource.com / books@disabilityresource.com

Not on the Sidelines: Living and Playing With a Disability

Video; 26 minutes; $195 (purchase), $50/day (rental).
This inspirational video takes a hard-hitting look at the realities of rehabilitation. Learning to fly, skiing, playing wheelchair tennis, and taking to the ice in sled hockey, four ordinary individuals persevere through times of discouragement and isolat
Fanlight Productions
4196 Washington Street
Suite 2
Boston, MA   02131
phone:  (800) 937-4113
fax: (617) 469-3379
www.fanlight.com / fanlight@fanlight.com

Recreation, Sports, and the Arts: Disability and Community Life

Spiral-bound; 118 pages; $15.
This bibliography is an introduction to a series of research studies on sports, recreation, the arts, and disability. The author’s framework of community integration and support is highlighted, along with an extensive review from accessibility to leisure
Community and Policy Studies
208 Henry Street
Rome, NY   13440
phone:  (315) 337-9081
jarcps@yahoo.com

The Comprehensive Directory: Programs and Services for Children and Youth With Disabilities and Special Needs and Their Families in the Metro New York Area

1,096 pages; $55 plus $7 shipping and handling.
This resource includes more than 2,600 agencies and over 5,000 programs and services covering every need, from healthcare to vocational services for children with disabilities. Each entry includes contact information, population, ages and area served, a b
Resources for Children with Special Needs, Inc.
116 East 16th Street
New York, NY   10003
phone:  (212) 677-4650
fax: 254-4070
www.resourcesnyc.org

T’ai Chi in a Chair: Easy 15-minute Routines for Beginners

By Quarta, Cynthia. Paperback; 224 pages; $16.95.
T’ai Chi in a Chair is a no-nonsense guide to developing strength and improving health without embarking on a time-consuming and stressful fitness regimen. Every exercise presented in this publication may be performed while seated anywhere and anytime. Th
For large orders contact Amy DiGiovanni, Special Sales Manager, 33 Commercial Street, Gloucester, MA 01930.  (978) 282-3551 / amy@rockpub.com. (for single copy) Tuttle, Airport Industrial Park
364 Innovation Drive
North Clarendon, VT   05759-9436
phone:  (800) 526-2778
fax: (800) FAX-TUTL

Yoga Videos

Individual copies, $19.95 each, plus $4 shipping; $35 (both), plus $4.50 shipping (Canadian orders, add $1 U.S. funds for shipping).
"Bed Top Yoga" is a 351 D2-minute video that guides viewers through a series of simple stretches, yoga postures, and a period of relaxation done while lying down on the bed or floor. The routine is ideal for anyone who wants a gentle form of exercise but
"Seated Yoga" is 441 D2 minutes long. It offers a different series of simple warm-up stretches, breathing exercises, and yoga postures and ends with relaxation, all performed sitting down (chair or bedside). This video fosters relaxation, reduces stress,
Well-suited for seniors, people with physical challenges, and individuals with visual impairments, these videos are recommended for people with physical limitations and those recovering from illness. The simple exercises can be modified for comfortable us
Yoga Enterprises
30 Lincoln Plaza
suite 27
New York, NY   10023
phone:  (888) 937-9642 /  (212) 956-2327
fax: 757-1817
www.stretch.com / carol@stretch.com

Table Tennis Resources

American Wheelchair Table Tennis Association*
23 Parker St.
ort Chester, NY   10573
phone:  (914) 937-3932
johnsonjennifer@yahoo.com

Track & Field Resources

Wheelchair Track and Field¯USA (WTFUSA)*
2351 Parkwood Rd.
Snellville, GA   30039
phone:  (770) 972-0763
fax: 985-4885

Transportation Resources

Handbook for Rural Flexroute Implementation
Paperback; 86 pages; free.
The Santee Wateree Regional Transportation Authority (SWRTA) in South Carolina addressed problems of delivering rural transportation by establishing flexroutes in two of the four counties it serves. The flexroute is a hybrid of fixed-route and paratransit
Easter Seals Project Action
700 Thirteenth Street NW
Suite 200
Washington, DC   20005
phone:  (202) 347-3066
fax: 347-4157
www.projectaction.org / projectaction@opa.easter-seals.org

The Community Inclusion Driver Strategy Handbook: Assisting People With Disabilities Living in Rural Areas in Finding Personal Transportation

Paperback; 30 pages; free.
Developed by the University of Southern Mississippi and Jackson State University, the Community Inclusion Driver  (CID) Strategy is a system transportation providers may use to help people with disabilities living in underserved or unserved rural service
Easter Seals Project Action
700 Thirteenth Street NW
Suite 200
Washington, DC   20005
phone:  (202) 347-3066
fax: 347-4157
www.projectaction.org / projectaction@opa.easter-seals.org

Travel / Accessibility Guides Resources

Barrier-Free Travel Series
Guidebooks from AAA. $12.95 U.S./$19.50 Canadian.
Barrier-Free Travel provides information about various types and levels of accessibility in lodgings, restaurants, and attractions for people with disabilities. Symbols express disability types: hearing or visual impairments, dexterity, and three levels o
Contact: AAA Club offices, bookstores, and retail outlets.
www.aaa.com

Barrier-free Travel: A Nuts and Bolts Guide for Wheelers & Slow Walkers

By Harrington, Candy. Paperback; 230 pages; $16.
Barrier-Free Travel is a newly released (August 2001) resource for wheelchair or scooter users, slow walkers, travel agents, and libraries. It contains detailed information about the logistics of planning accessible travel by plane, train, bus, and ship.
Book Orders, Xlibris
436 Walnut Street
11th Floor
Philadelphia, PA   19106-3703
fax: (213) 923-4685
www.EmergingHorizons.com/book / horizons@EmergingHorizons.com

Lincoln Center For The Performing Arts’ Accessibility Guide

By the Department of Programs and Services for People with Disabilities.
Booklet; 36 pages; free.
The Accessibility Guide lists in detail the facilities and services Lincoln Center provides to patrons with disabilities. (2/02)
Lincoln Center
70 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY   10023-6583
phone:  (212) 875-5000
www.lincolncenter.org

Water Sports & Recreation Resources

Access to Sailing
6475 East Pacific Coast Hwy
Long Beach, CA   90803
phone:  (562) 881-0576
fax: 437-7655
www.access2sailing.org / atssailing@aol.com

American Canoe Association

7432 Alban Station Blvd.
Ste. B-232
Springfield, VA   22150
phone:  (703) 451-0141
fax: 451-2245
www.acanet.org

Handicapped Scuba Association

1104 El Prado
San Clemente, CA   95672
phone:  (949) 498-6128
fax: 498-6128
www.hsascuba.com / hsa@hsascuba.com

U.S. Rowing Association

201 South Capitol Ave.
Suite 400
Indianapolis, IN   46225
phone:  (317) 237-5656
fax: 237-5646
www.usrowing.org

U.S. Wheelchair Swimming, Inc.

c/o Wheelchair Sports, USA
3595 E. Fountain Blvd.
Suite L-1
Colorado Sorings, CO   80910
phone:  (719) 574-1150
fax: 574-9840

Water Skiers With Disabilities Association

1251 Holy cow Road
Polk City, FL   33868
phone:  (800) 533-2972 /  (863) 324-4341
fax: 325-8259
www.usawaterski.org

Weightlifting Resources

United States Wheelchair Weightlifting Federation*
39 Michael Pl.
Levittown, PA   19057
phone:  (215) 945-1964

Health Issues in an Aging Population

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP)
4770 Buford Hwy, NE
MS F-76
Atlanta, GA 30341-3717
http://www.cdc.gov/chronicdisease/resources/publications/AAG/aging.htm

Senior Care Resource Guide
HomeAdvisor, Inc.
14023 Denver West Pkwy
Bldg. 64
Golden, CO 80401

http://www.homeadvisor.com/article.center.Senior-Care.94.html

Medicare Cost Overview

Medicare & Medicaid Services
7500 Security Boulevard

Baltimore, MD 21244

http://www.medicare.gov/your-medicare-costs/index.html

Medicare Supplement Plans

Toll-Free 

888-309-1307 - TTY: 711
http://www.planprescriber.com/medigap/

Planning Your Doctor Visit

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

9000 Rockville Pike

Bethesda, Maryland 20892
http://nihseniorhealth.gov/talkingwithyourdoctor/planningyourdoctorvisit/01.html

ZocDoc: Search for Geriatric Care

568 Broadway
9th Floor
New York, NY 10012
http://www.zocdoc.com/morespecialties

Caregiving Support & Help

Helpguide.org International
1250 6th Street, Suite 400
Santa Monica, CA 90401
http://www.helpguide.org/elder/caring_for_caregivers.htm
 
Medicare.gov: Websites for Seniors

Medicare & Medicaid Services
7500 Security Boulevard

Baltimore, MD 21244
http://www.medicare.gov/Contacts/staticpages/senior-websites.aspx


Geriatric Mental Health Foundation

7910 Woodmont Ave, Suite 1050
Bethesda, MD  20814
301.654.7850 · Fax 301.654.4137
web@GMHFonline.org
http://www.gmhfonline.org/gmhf/

Guide to Addiction Prevention for Seniors

1-800-923-7040
http://www.newbeginningsdrugrehab.org/guide-to-addiction-prevention-for-seniors/