Physically Challenged Links

If you're interested in finding more resources for the disabled, there is plenty of information on the Web. We've gathered some of the best sites below:

Access-Able Travel Source: Providing access information to mature and disabled travelers, Access-Able contains a user-friendly index of information, on a wide range of topics. Viewers can obtain up-to-date news on disability organizations and travel guides, as well as a series of travel tales submitted by users. This is the home page for the Society for the Advancement of Travel for the Handicapped. The organization has represented travelers with disabilities since 1975 with the goal of promoting awareness, respect, and accessibility for disabled and mature travelers, and employment for the disabled in the tourism industry.

Enchanted Travel Tours: Meeting the needs of physically challenged travelers, Enchanted Travel's Web site has a large list of job opportunities and upcoming events. Their ultimate goal is to provide physically challenged individuals the opportunity to participate in life-enhancing activities that might not otherwise be available to them.

W.A.P.D. Online: The World Association of Persons with Disabilities is a non-profit, non-political organization for the physically challenged. Containing a chat room, a newsletter, and a variety of information for the handicapped, W.A.P.D.'s Web site is a must-see.

Mobility International USA: Mobility Intenational USA's mission is to empower people with disabilities around the world through international exchange, information, technical assistance and training to ensure the inclusion of people with disabilities in exchange and development programs. The organization's Web site has a multitude of resources, publications, and job opportunities for members of the handicapped community.

World Institute of Disability: The World Institute of Disability is an international public policy center dedicated to carrying out cutting-edge research on disability issues and overcoming obstacles to independent living. The Web site contains a variety of publications, links, and an overview of their current projects.