Organisations

Disability Studies Quarterly

USA

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Society for Disability Studies
The City University of New York
101 W. 31st Street (12th floor)
New York, NY 10001

Disability Studies Quarterly (DSQ) is the journal of the Society for Disability Studies (SDS). It is a multidisciplinary and international journal of interest to social scientists, scholars in the humanities, disability rights advocates, creative writers, and others concerned with the issues of people with disabilities. It represents the full range of methods, epistemologies, perspectives, and content that the multidisciplinary field of disability studies embraces. DSQ is committed to developing theoretical and practical knowledge about disability and to promoting the full and equal participation of persons with disabilities in society. (ISSN: 1041-5718; eISSN: 2159-8371)

Synergy Project

USA

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1101 Vermont Avenue NW Suite 900
Washington DC 20005

The Synergy Project is a five-year, performance-based project that provides technical assistance and services to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to design, evaluate, and coordinate HIV/AIDS programs and identify and disseminate lessons learned from these programs. It has an on-line resource centre on HIV project management and research. There are over 3700 resources on the database, some of which are available online (work is currently being done to make more available in pdf format). The database can be searched for any instance of a keyword in the title, author, publisher, publication year, abstract, target group, technical area, or country fields (see http://www.synergyaids.com/resources.asp)

Global Partnership for Disability & Development (GPDD)

USA

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GPDD Secretariat Global Partnership for Disability and Development
The World Bank,
MS G8-803 1818 H Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20433

The Global Partnership for Disability and Development (GPDD) is a dynamic new initiative to accelerate inclusion of people with disabilities and their families into development policies and practices and promote fully inclusive global communities. The GPDD was formed to increase collaboration among development agencies and organizations to reduce the extreme poverty and exclusion of the substantial number of children, women and men with disabilities living in poor countries. It supports national, regional, and international action through individual and organisational capacity building, knowledge sharing, research, and networking initiatives.

LOH Medical

USA

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318 Davis Street
Clarks Summit, PA
18411

Loh Medical is a supplier of durable medical equipment that specialises in providing assistive and rehabilitative technology to people with disabilities.

Examples of their products include power mobility equipment such as scooters and power chairs, pediatric pacer gait trainers, and other orthopedic devices. They are experts at assisting medical professionals, distributors and individuals in the selection of appropriate assistive technology, with a special focus on mobility.

LOH Medical knows the logistical and documentation needs of the international markets.

Their technical support assures many years of satisfaction for our customers, and the assurance of innovative solutions for special needs.

Users can visit their website to find the contact information for specific regions. LOH Medical has dedicated staff and offices located in key areas for easy accessibility to their clients.  

RESNA Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America

USA

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2001 K Street, NW
3rd Floor North
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 367-1121

RESNA, the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America, is the premier professional organization dedicated to promoting the health and well-being of people with disabilities through increasing access to technology solutions. RESNA advances the field by offering certification, continuing education, and professional development; developing assistive technology standards; promoting research and public policy; and sponsoring forums for the exchange of information and ideas to meet the needs of our multidisciplinary constituency. RESNA is a 501 (c) 3 not-for-profit membership association

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