Links You Might Enjoy
Ability Hub
     A web site devoted to enabling people with disabilities to access computers.

Adobe (PDF) File Reader
     Having trouble reading documents? Maybe you need the FREE Adobe document reader. Follow this link, download and install the reader. Then try to access the document again.

Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists
     

Blind Spot demonstration - dynamic mode
     The physiologic blind spot is associated with the area on the retina where the optic nerve exits to transmit information to the brain. It is located 12 - 20 degrees temporally (outside) of the point of fixation. This site is a treasure trove of other illusions.

Brain Injury Association of America
     

Caregiver Network
     

Closing the Gap
     Assistive Technology

Cognitive Rehabilitation - Position statement of the Brain Injury Association of USA
     Issued in November 2006, this downloadable booklet presents a clear consensus statement regarding Cognitive Rehabilitation including a careful review of the evidence on efficacy.

Computer Center for Visually Impaired People
     The Computer Center for Visually Impaired People (CCVIP), established in 1978 at Baruch College, CUNY, was one of the first organizations to use computers to help equalize opportunities for people with severe visual impairments. For a quarter of a century, CCVIP has used computers equipped with the latest assistive technology: speech synthesizers, print enlargement, and braille printers - to help visually impaired people achieve their educational, professional and personal goals.

Disability - definitions of
     Federal definitions of disability.

Drug Database
     

E.A.R.S. - Enrichment Audio Resource Services
     Instructional audiotapes for seniors with low vision addressing such topics as, dialing the telephone, setting stove controls, identifying medications.

Epilepsy / Seizure Evaluation in New York City
     The New York University Comprehensive Epilepsy Center is currently the largest epilepsy program in the Eastern United States. The Center offers testing, evaluation, screening, treatment, drug trials, alternative therapies and surgical intervention for children, adolescents, and adults with all forms of epilepsy. The goals of the Center are to provide comprehensive care, including attention to diagnostic problems, control of seizures, minimizing or eliminating antiepileptic drug side effects, improving quality of life, and providing psychological, cognitive, psychiatric and social work therapies.

Epilepsy Foundation of America
     

Eye
     An informative web page with useful links, by Charlie Web. Designed to aid anyone with a need for a better understanding of eye conditions and disorders, rehabilitation and/ or new technology.

Gerry's Web Design
     This is the guy who designed this web site! We will do yours for you too!

Head Injury Hotline
     This site is maintained by: Head Injury Hotline -- a non-profit clearinghouse founded and operated by head injury activists since 1985. If you have landed on this site it is probably because you have learned that head injury is poorly understood, and you need expert guidance to make sense of it.

Hearsay
     A counselling service in England for persons with hearing impairment. Check out the book, Hearing Differently, by Ruth A. Morgan-Jones.

Inside the Brain - an interactive tour
     What happens in the brain of a person with Alzheimer’s disease? This tour explains how the brain works and how Alzheimer\'s affects it. This site is sponsored by the Alzheminers Association. The first part of the \"tour\" addresses the neurologically healthy brain.

Kiva.org - Participate in the microeconomic lending process
     Kiva lets you connect with and loan money to unique small businesses in the developing world. By choosing a business on Kiva.org, you can \"sponsor a business\" and help the world\'s working poor make great strides towards economic independence. Throughout the course of the loan (usually 6-12 months), you can receive email journal updates from the business you\'ve sponsored. As loans are repaid, you get your loan money back.

Life Science Associates
     Sadly, both Frank and JoAnn Mandriota, principals of Life Science Associates, died in 2014. For many years they were stewards of the Computer Programs for Cognitive Rehabilitation and the Elemental Driving Simulator. I miss them both. RG

Loretta Laroche
     Fun

Magic Eye
     3D Fun

National Aphasia Association
     Penpals

National Association of Social Security Claimant Representatives
     Lawyers who specialize in Social Security Disability

New York Memory and Healthy Aging Services
     Informative web site, also links to their services in the NY City area.

Northeast Center for Special Care
     A residential brain injury rehabilitation center about 2 hours north of NY City, NCSC is prepared to meet long-term care needs of brain injury survivors. They do it with dedication and creativity in an intelligently and attractively designed environment. They seem to be realizing their mission statement: Committed to excellence and aware of the precious value of each person's life experience..."

Northfield Mount Hermon School
     Dr. G's alma mater - the only one where I attend the reunions.

Organ & Tissue Donor Registry - NY State
     Sign up online. "Life - Pass it on!"

PC Solutions - Assistive Technology services
     Individual evaluations, sales, technical services & training. www.solutionsforspecialneeds.com is a site developed to assist individuals with special needs to find services and products that would help them perform tasks that are difficult or impossible to accomplish without the use of assistive technology.

PEAT
     Planning and Execution Assistant and Trainer

Practical Memory Institute
     

Psychology Demonstrations
     Includes Blind Spot And Illusions

SafeUSA
     Resources for promoting safety in the home, community, school, workplace,and on the move. This site is sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control.

SMART: Screening Medications: Aging Research Taxonomy
     Obtain information about cognitive, sensory and motor side effects of specific medications especially for older persons

Social Security Disability
     

Society for Cognitive Rehabilitation
     

Solutions from Disability.com
     

State Motor Vehicles Departments
     A First Gov site. Also contains links to disability resources.

Statsoft, Inc.
     Statistics Textbook

STS - Speech to Speech telephone relay service
     Speech to speech is for people who have difficulty speaking clearly and, usually, typing. A trained listener 'translates' in a 3 way messaging environment.

SUNY College of Optometry
     Head Trauma Vision Rehabilitation Unit

Susan Gregory & Associates
     An independent Occupational Therapy practice in Toronto, CA with particular strengths in the use of technology to overcome disabilities. Check out the links.

Talking RX
     An assistive device to help cognitively impaired individuals to take medications. $24.95

TBI Model Systems
     TBI Model Systems projects have been funded in 15-20 rehabilitation centers throughout the United States to develop and assess treatment protocols. This site accesses the results of these research projects.

TBI Net
     Sponsored by Mt. Sinai Hospital, NYC. Contains links to information related to traumatic brain injury.

The Perspectives Network
     Access TBI Support Group And Info

Therapies in School for Students with Brain Injuries
     

Vision and Vestibular Consequences of Acquired Brain Injury
     

 


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