| ALS Association
The ALS Association seeks to promote awareness and understanding of ALS and
the work of The ALS Association by providing up-to-date information and education
materials to the ALS community.
March of Faces
The ALS March of Faces is a patient/caregiver governed and operated non-profit
organization, dedicated to heightening public awareness of ALS, and advocating
on issues that concern and/or benefit PALS (People with ALS).
The American Brain Tumor Association
The American Brain Tumor Association exists to eliminate brain tumors through research and to meet the needs of brain tumor patients and their families.
Cancer Risk Calculator
A site created by an MD to help women estimate their risk of getting breast
cancer. Has links to other helpful sites.
The U.S. Governments one-stop Web site for information of interest to
people with disabilities, their families, employers, service providers, etc.
A non profit clearinghouse founded and operated by head injury activists since
1985. It is a place where visitors can get information, join a discussion group,
build advocacy skills, and self-care skills. The site integrates resources
from diverse organizations including support groups, rehabilitation, and research
sites, as well as lay and professional journals and more.
Interfaith Health Program
Extensive health resources
Sibling Support Project
What Siblings Would Like Parents and Service Providers to Know
A Guide to Keeping Your Children with Autism Safe
Internet resources for special children. The IRSC web site is dedicated to children
with disabilities and other health related disorders worldwide. Categoriezed
links and a search engine.
An international gateway to resources for life-threatening
illness and end of life care. Their mission is to improve
the quality of compassionate care for people who are dying
through public education and global professional collaboration.
Turner ALS Foundation
The Les Turner ALS Foundation is the nation's largest
independent publicly supported non-profit organization
devoted to the treatment and elimination of amyotrophic
lateral sclerosis (ALS), better known as Lou Gehrig's
disease. The Foundation supports the ALS community in
Chicago and its suburbs and is affiliated with Northwestern
University Medical School.
A small team of healthcare professionals, patient advocates, and communication specialists
who have one goal: to lead the way in supporting and encouraging mesothelioma patients and
Institutes of Health - Office of Rare Diseases
Web sites list for international support groups and information
on broad-based rare diseases.
National Federation of the Blind
The National Federation of the Blind improves blind people’s lives through advocacy,
education, research, technology, and programs encouraging independence and self-confidence.
It is the leading force in the blindness field today and the voice of the nation's blind.
Needs Family Fun
Offers family fun and special needs resources to enhance
the fun and quality of family life for families with
Innovative Educational Technology
Three Examples of Innovative Educational Technology
Teaching Students with Down Syndrome