Outside Resources

Health Science Specific

Coalition for Disability Access in Health Science and Medical Education The coalition is a collaboration among peer institutions that aims improve the student experience with disability accommodations in graduate health science and medical education programs.

Society of Healthcare Professionals with Disabilities  The Society of Healthcare Professionals with Disabilities provides resources and support for disabled physicians, physician assistants, and students. The mission of the Society is to foster a supportive community and to provide resources and tools for disabled healthcare professionals and students, their family members, and their friends. 

Association of Medical Professionals with Hearing Loss (AMPHL) 

Medicine: 

Society of Physicians with Disabilities The Society of Healthcare Professionals with Disabilities provides resources and support for disabled physicians, physician assistants, and students. The mission of the Society is to foster a supportive community and to provide resources and tools for disabled healthcare professionals and students, their family members, and their friends. 

Association of Medical Professionals With Hearing Losses. The Association of Medical Professionals With Hearing Losses provides information, promotes advocacy and mentorship, and creates a network for individuals with hearing loss interested in or working in health care fields.

Canadian Associaiton of Physicians with Disabilities. To provide a national forum for discussion of issues of mutual interest and concern to physicians with disabilities.

Nursing:

National Organization of Nurses With Disabilities. This group is an open membership, cross-disability, public education, and advocacy organization that works to promote the full inclusion and acceptance of people with disabilities and chronic health conditions into nursing careers.

Center for Disability Issues in the Health Professions. The center was established by Western University in response to the concerns of the disabled community, which is emerging as one of the nation's fastest growing and least understood minority groups.

Exceptional Nurse. ExceptionalNurse.com is a resource network committed to inclusion of more people with disabilities in the nursing profession.

Pharmacy:

Society of Pharmacists with disabilities 

Dentistry:

Dentists with disabilities, guidance from the ADA

Disability Specific:


The Coordinated Campaign for Learning Disabilities (CCLD). This campaign is made up of a coalition of leading organizations in the field of learning disabilities dedicated to improving public awareness about learning disabilities. LD OnLine has many wonderful features. The recently introduced "Ask the Expert" provides the opportunity to have your questions answered by experts on various topics. The site also contains bulletin boards, a "First Person" account, a calendar of meetings, a bookstore and other features.

The HEATH Resource Center of the American Council on Education. This is the national clearinghouse on postsecondary education for individuals with disabilities. This site has articles, resources and current information addressing issues that affect students with disabilities in postsecondary settings.

The Learning Disabilities Association of America. Packed with articles, resources, position papers, and a calendar of events.

The National Center for Learning Disabilities. The site lists college resources as well as current and accurate information about learning disabilities. there are a number of articles on different topics available on this site.

 

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