Resources

The following resources are taken fromĀ Life on Wheels: For the Active Wheelchair User, by Gary Karp, copyright 1999, published by O’Reilly & Associates, Inc. To order, or get more information about Gary’s book, call 1-800-998-9938. Permission is granted to print and distribute this excerpt for noncommercial use as long as the above source is included. The information in this article is meant to educate and should not be used as an alternative for professional medical care.

  • Disability-specific organizations
  • Disability advocacy groups
  • Hospitals
  • Personal assistance services
  • Functional electrical stimulation (FES)
  • Service animals
  • Wheelchairs and cushions
  • Home access
  • Sexuality
  • Parenting resources
  • Research support organizations
  • Adaptive technology
  • Athletics and recreation
  • Employment
  • Travel
  • Recommended reading
  • Disability publications
  • Internet resources and discussion lists