Disability & Health Resources

About Angels
A site devoted to the positiveness in death, dying, bereavement, AIDS, and life.

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.

ALS 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).

ALS Survival Guide
The ALS Survival Guide is dedicated to all people with ALS or Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, or MND, Motor Neurone Disease.

Breast 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 Buddhist AIDS Project (BAP)
Based in San Francisco, California, provides free information and referral to Buddhist resources and events and to current HIV/AIDS information and alternative medical services.

Go Ask Alice!
Is the health question and answer Internet site produced by Alice!, Columbia University’s Health Education Program—a division of the Columbia University Health Service.

Head Injury Hotline
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 (IHP NET)
Extensive health resources

Last Acts
A call-to-action campaign to improve care at the end of life.

Les 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.

Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) and Sideroblastic Anemias (SA)
A website by a lay person with several family members affected by these rare blood disorders.

National Institute of Nursing Research Report on End-of-Life
A report summarizing the findings of a two-day National Institutes of Health (NIH) workshop, "Symptoms in Terminal Illness."

Special Needs Family Fun
Offers family fun and special needs resources to enhance the fun and quality of family life for families with disabilities.


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