Research and Training Center for Hearing
and Balance, John Hopkins University
The Center includes researchers, teachers, clinicians, and others in the Hopkins medical
community. Research is centered on auditory (hearing) and vestibular (balance) function in
normal subjects and in patients with hearing and balance disorders, and on rehabilitation.
Sensory Integration International
A non-profit, tax-exempt corporation concerned with
the impact of sensory integrative problems on people's lives. They bring together
professionals, individuals, families, and researchers who want to know more about sensory
SLACK Occupational Therapy & Physical
Therapy Internet Directory
A large listing of therapy links and resources.
Descriptive and subscription information for listservs dedicated to special
needs information and support.
A gopher list of resources.
A short-term, therapist-directed play therapy for children and their
parents. It is designed to enhance attachment, raise self-esteem, improve trust in others
and create joyful engagement. Theraplay is based on the natural patterns of healthy
interaction between parent and child.
Tourette Syndrome Primer
A thorough document describing the characteristics of this disorder.
Untangling the Web
A comprehensive list of Disability-Related Web sites maintained by Steven L. Fullmer
at the West Virginia Rehabilitation Research & Training Center, includes important
Dept. of Health and Human Services
Washington University Comprehensive Epilepsy
Information about epilepsy with support groups and programs at the University of
The Web Server for the Visually Handicapped
is dedicated to promoting the interests of adaptive, assistive, and access technology
researchers, users, and manufacturers.
Western Disabilities Network
You'll find many resources here.
This site provides information and support to families of children with cleft
lip and palate. While it is not solely an adoption resource, the magazine
frequently has articles about adoption/infertility and the editor, Joanne
Green is the adoptive mom of three kids from Korea who are cleft-affected.
Zero to Three
This organization is devoted to promoting education regarding the
importance of the first three years in a child's life. Their mission is
simple: to help children best navigate their first three years of life in
order to develop a solid intellectual, emotional and social foundation.