Friday, October 3, 2014 11:30 am– 1:00 pm
Lobby of the TMC Library – 1133 John Freeman Blvd.
Provider: World Institute on Disability
Descriptions: From the website: "The World Institute on Disability is an internationally recognized public policy center organized by and for people with disabilities. It works to strengthen the disability movement through research, training, advocacy and public education to help people with disabilities throughout the world enjoy increased opportunities to live independently."
Keywords: advocacy, consumer health, disability
Provider: Disabled World (Lynn and Ian Langtree)
Descriptions: Subtitled "Health and Disability Community News," this website offers resources and information on travel and assistive technology; news and articles concerning disabilities and health issues; and links to social networking sites for the disabled, including its own community site.
Keywords: alternative medicine, consumer health, disability, international, networking
Provider: Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Descriptions: "Get a Kit. Make a Plan. Be Informed" are the main headings here. Content is viewable in twelve languages other than English. Numerous checklists, brochures and documents are available for free download, to help citizens of diverse population groups in planning and preparing for a wide variety of disaster situations.
Keywords: bioterrorism, consumer health, disability, disaster, emergency preparedness, federal agencies, full text, pandemic, public health, safety, U.S. Government
Provider: School of Public Health and Health Professions, SUNY at Buffalo
Contents: bibliographies, Citations, index, links, links to full text, proceedings, websites
Access Level: Free, Open Access
Descriptions: CIRRIE provides two main resources: Database of International Rehabilitation Research, and International Encyclopedia of Rehabilitation. The Database contains over 100,000 citations of international rehabilitation research published between 1990 and the present and includes citations drawn from about 4,700 journals. Searches can be conducted in Spanish and French as well as English. Search by title, author, subject or journal. Quick Search mode also provides a direct link to the comparable U.S. database, REHABDATA. Search results include links to free full text where available. Of particular interest is a monograph series, The Rehabilitation Provider's Guide to Cultures of the Foreign-Born.
Keywords: disability, international, rehabilitation