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Web Links

Illnesses and Disabilities (Diabetes Research Wellness Foundation)

Illness and Disability for Girls (girlshealth.gov)

Laws Protecting People with Disabilities (US Department of Justice) 

Breast Health Access for Women with Disabilities 

Yoga for Individuals with Disabilities (National Center on Physical Activity and Disability) 

Violence against Women with Disabilities (Women's Health) 

Modifying Your Home for Independence (American Occupational Therapy Association)

Travelers with Disabilities and Medical Conditions (Transportation Security Administration) 

Benefits for People with Disabilities (Social Security Administration) 

Disability.gov

Disabilities – MedlinePlus 
Spanish 

Mobility Aids – MedlinePlus 
Spanish

Assistive Devices – MedlinePlus 
Spanish  

Updated May 2009

Recommended Books on Women with Disabilities

Nolo's Guide to Social Security Disability: Getting & Keeping Your Benefits (includes CD) 
David A. Morton (2008) 

A Health Handbook for Women with Disabilities
Jane Maxwell, Julia Watts Belser, and Darlena David (2007)
(when you click on the link, scroll down the page to see the book details)

The Disabled Woman's Guide to Pregnancy and Birth
Judith Rogers (2005)

Working against Odds: Stories of Disabled Women’s Work Lives 
M.G. Mason & R. Garland-Thomson (2004)

NC Office on Disability & Health – Free booklets

 

 

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