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Wheelchair Accessible Van Rental At Fun Truck'n Mobility, you can rent a Wheelchair accessible van WITH HAND CONTROLS and the rotating driver seat! They also offer sales and service of vans, wheelchairs and scooters.
NJ Division of Disability Services

 

The Division of Disability Services focuses on serving people who have become disabled as adults, whether through illness or injury. Such conditions are also called late-onset disabilities.

Resource Directory 2012
You may also wish to view the Resource Directory right now by clicking the picture on the right.
New Jersey Department of Health

Many polio survivors are now experiencing new and disabling symptoms of Post-Polio Syndrome, a neurological disorder related to their earlier illness.....

The End of Polio A photo essay by famed photographer Sebastiao Salgado, who documents the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF program to eradicate polio worldwide.
Americans with Disabilities Act Home Page US Justice Department site for ADA includes ADA regulations and technical assistance materials; toll-free ADA Information line; human interest stories; enforcement

Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation

Information about the post-polio clinic

Boca Area Post Polio Website Information about post-polio and copies of their Newsletters. Also includes information and pictures from an accessible cruise.

Cornell Northeast ADA & IT Center

Provides information on training, technical assistance, and materials on the ADA and accessible information technology

Disabled in Action

A New York City group that advocates to eliminate barriers that prevent people with disabilities from enjoying full equality.
ESSEX-UNION AREA Post Polio Support Group This newest member of the Polio Network of New Jersey is dedicated to educating polio survivors, significant others, doctors, health care workers, businesses, municipalities, and the general public. They also want to provide a network of support and encouragement through their website, e-mail, phone calls, and personal contacts.

Lincolnshire Post-Polio Network

Based in the United Kingdom, this site probably has the most comprehensive listing of information on PPS about PPS

MedlinePlus--Health Information

Fact sheet from National Institutes of Health on PPS, clinical trials, research articles.

Merck Manual Publications

An online version of The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy (17th edition) and two versions of The Merck Manual of Medical Information, Home Edition, original text- based and new interactive.

 Millennium Respiratory Services

Respiratory case management and home equipment specialists, including BIPAP/CPAP, mechanical ventilation, oxygen therapy, coughing machine, and wide array of ventilator interfaces.

New Mobility Magazine

An empowering magazine for active-lifestyle wheelchair users reflecting the world of disability, related arts, media, advocacy, and philosophy.
Ocean County Area Post-Polio Support Group This member of the Polio Network of New Jersey is dedicated to educating polio survivors, significant others, doctors, health care workers, businesses, municipalities, and the general public. They also want to provide a network of support and encouragement through their website, e-mail, phone calls, and personal contacts.

Post-Polio Health International (PHI)

PHI, formerly known as GINI, is dedicated to enhancing the lives and independence of polio survivors by promoting education, networking, and advocacy among these -individuals and healthcare providers.

Post-Polio Syndrome Central

Includes e-mail discussion lists and UseNets Groups. Also specific links to PPS and other PPS-related and disability sites

Raritan Valley Post-Polio Support Group

Information about this local chapter of PNNJ.

S. W. I. M. (Specialized Water Interest Movement)
A TOTALLY FREE PROGRAM to provide recreational therapy for adults with a muscular impairm
ent. Exercise in water helps relieve many physical or muscular discomforts, gives pleasure and relaxation to both Swimmers and Volunteers. Less able-bodied persons are amazed by the ease of movement and self satisfaction gained in the water. We always welcome more adults to share in our programs which began in 1975.
Dr. Regi Mathews, health care advocate and writer
 
Access Dr. Mathews' articles in Advances for Occupational Therapy Practitioners and her PHI article "Keeping America Sick".
United Spinal Association Expanding Opportunities for People with Spinal Cord Disabilities for Over 60 Years

 



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