The following links are to resources Global Lift Corp visitors may find valuable.  We have no connection with these websites and are merely providing them as a resource.  If there are broken links, please contact the webmaster.

Movement Disorder Information & Resources

Essential Tremor

Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia

Multiple System Atrophy

Paroxysmal Dyskinesia

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

Rett Syndrome

Tourette Syndrome

Wilson (Wilson’s) Disease

Resources for the Blind

http://www.acb.org/ - American Council of the Blind

Programs and services include “The Braille Forum”, a free monthly publication available in Braille, large print, on cassette and computer disk, and by e-mail subscription.

http://www.brailleinstitute.org/ - Braille Institute

Nonprofit organization offering free programs

http://www.afb.org/ - American Foundation for the Blind

Promotes independent and healthy living for those with vision loss, broadens access to technology, and an advocate on rights and interests of Americans with vision loss

http://www.guidedogsofamerica.org/1/ - Guide Dogs of America

Provide guide dogs and instruction in their use, free of charge, to blind and visually impaired men and women from the U.S and Canada

http://www.guidedog.org/ - The Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind

Has provided guide dogs free of charge to blind people who seek enhanced mobility and independence since 1946

http://www.aph.org/ -American Printing House for the Blind

Manufactures textbooks and other educational publications for students who are visually impaired. APH also provides publications useful to adults, such as cookbooks and dictionaries.

http://nfb.org/products-and-technology - U.S National Federation of the Blind

Products and Technology programs that provide tools of independence for the blind.

http://www.agbell.org/ - Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf

Nonprofit organization helps families, health care providers, and education professionals understand childhood hearing loss and the importance of early diagnosis and intervention

http://www.asha.org/ - American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA)

The professional, scientific, and credentialing association for audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists in the United States and internationally

http://www.abilityawareness.org/ -ABILITY Awareness

ABILITY Build program was created primarily to engage people with disabilities or health conditions as volunteers, highlighting their skills, talents and potential as employees, volunteers and mentors

Resources for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

http://www.betterhearing.org/- Better Hearing Institute

Information on hearing loss, tinnitus, and hearing aids.

http://www.captionmax.com/ - CaptionMax

Provider of closed captioning and audio description services. Partner with DCMP to caption and describe educational video for distribution via DVD and download.

http://www.dcmp.org/ - Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP)

Promote and provides equal access to communication and learning for students who are blind, visually impaired, deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind.

http://www.gallaudet.edu/clerc_center.html - Gallaudet University

Gallaudet University is the world leader in liberal education and career development for deaf and hard of hearing students. Known for quality research on the history, language, culture, and other topics related to deaf people.

http://www.handspeak.com/ - Handspeak

Sign language dictionary.

http://www.lhh.org/ - League for the Hard of Hearing

Information on hearing rehabilitation and human service programs for people who are hard of hearing and deaf.

http://www.nad.org/ - National Association of the Deaf (NAD)

A consumer advocate organization promoting equal access to communication, education, and employment opportunities for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

http://www.ncicap.org/ - National Captioning Institute (NCI)

NCI provides captioned programming and technology for millions of people who can benefit from captioned television.

http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/ - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
Comprehensive site providing information on deafness and communication disorders.

http://www.rid.org/ - Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. (RID)

A membership organization representing the professionals who facilitate communication between people who are deaf or hard of hearing and people who hear

http://www.shhh.org/ - Self Help for Hard of Hearing People, Inc. (SHHH)

Information, education, support and advocacy for people with hearing loss.

Technology and Mobility/Lift Equipment

http://www.reboundtherapy.org/hydrotherapy/ - Sensafloat

Sensafloat™ is a unique water support aid, designed to facilitate relaxation and movement in water, with applications for children and adults across the whole spectrum of special needs. Invented by Eddy Anderson, the founder of Rebound Therapy.

http://www.theaccessibleplanet.com/ - The Accessible Planet

A growing resource and guide for find everything wheelchair accessible for wheelchair users and those with reduced mobility.

http://www.unitedaccess.com/ - United Access

Provider of wheelchair accessible vehicles, driving systems, mobility seats, handicap lifts, and other vehicle modifications

http://www.mcmobilitysystems.com/ - M.C. Mobility Systems and Ability Van Rentals

http://www.homemobilitysolutions.com/ - Home Mobility Solutions

Provides sales, installation, maintenance, modernization and repair service for wheelchair ramps, stair lifts, wheelchair lifts, and home elevators

http://www.braunability.com/ -Braun Ability

Manufactures a full line of mobility products including wheelchair lifts, vans, and ramps

http://www.maxiaids.com/store/default.asp -Maxi-Aids

An online catalog of independent living products specialized for the Blind, Deaf, and Autistic

http://www.humanware.com/en-usa/home -HumanWare

Creates advanced Braille products and electronic magnifiers, digital talking book players, etc. to help people with blindness, low vision, and learning disabilities

http://www.goqsoftware.com/ - WordQ/SpeakQ

A speak and type learning software to assist students, teachers, parents and individuals from all walks of life, including mainstream and special education, as well as academic, personal, business, and professional environments

Additional Resources

Carolina Services Inc. – General construction contractor knowledgeable in ADA compliance.

Disabled Online - An online portal that provides web directories, forums, chat rooms, shopping and classifieds for people with disabilities.

HealthBegin - Find health practitioners and services with ease.

Pool Accessibility Equipment – available at a retail location.

Apparelyzed - A resource directory of disability information, advice, and suggestions for different aspects of a disability.

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