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Goals & Desired Outcomes
BIEN 168 Schedule
Faculty Info
Glossary: Terms & Concepts
Lecture 1, BIEN 168
Lecture 2
Lecture 3
Lecture 4
Lecture 6

Government Agencies and Sites

Rehab-Related Associations/Societies

Rehab Therapy Lists

Movement Biomechanics

On-Line Rehab Journals & Magazines

Rehab/Disability Policy Cites

Accessibility & Disability Resources

Local Rehab Training Programs & Organizations

 Government Agencies and Government-Supported Sites:


RERC's Web Pages

RERC Contact Info

NARIC's Instant Disability Information Center. 



National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research  

National Institute for Neurological Disorgers and Stroke  (NINDS Publications)

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases 

National Institute for Aging 


VA Rehabilitation R&D 

VA R&D in Rehab

VAs List of Rehab Links


Biomedical Engineering and Research to Aid the Disabled


Key Rehabilitation-Related Associations/Societies:

Professional Societies:

RESNA (Rehabilitation Engineering Assistive Technology Society of America)

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

American Therapeutic Recreation Association

American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Association of Academic Physiatrists  

American Society of NeuroRehabilitation

American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists 

International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO)

National Association for the Advancement of Orthotics and Prosthetics (NAAOP)

National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE)

Prescription Foot Orthotic Laboratory Association (PFOLA)

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES)

IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMB)

Disease/Disability Advocacy Associations/Societies:

American Paralysis Association 

The National Easter Seal Society 

National Spinal Cord Injury Association 

National Stroke Association 

Paralyzed Veterans of America 

Spina Bifida Association of America 

Spinal Cord Society 

Stroke Connection American Heart Association National Center 

The United Cerebral Palsy Associations 

American Heart Association

Disabled Parents Online 

Disability Resources  

Directory of Sports Organizations for Athletes with Disabilities 


Rehab Therapy Lists:

Physiotherapy Email Lists - Links and subscription information for a variety of physiotherapy listservers. 

PTHER - physical therapy list (treatment and clinical management) 

PHYSIO - Click to send email for this physiotherapy list (UK list) 

REHAB-RU - rehabilitation and physical medicine list


Movement Biomechanics Related Lists, Resources:

 BIOMCH-L - Biomechanics related discussions (mainly related to gross human motion) 

CGA - Clinical Gait Analysis listserver plus clinical cases and a virtual reality tour of a gait lab 

From Biomechanics World Wide Web: The Biomechanics Yellow Pages.

Biomech Magazine 

American Society of Biomechanics (ASB)


 On-Line Rehab Journals & Magazines:

Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 

VA Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development 

BioMechanics Magazine Home Page 

Electronic Journal of Orthopaedics 

Internet Journal of Orthopedic Surgery and related subjects 

Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics

JRA On-line 

Rehab Report 


Rehab/Disability Policy Sites:

US Gov's Guide to Disability Rights Laws (US Dept of Justice)

ADA Site (Dept of Justice)

International Center for Disability Resources on the Internet

Accessibility & Disability  Resources:


Accessibility/Modifications for Living Space

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), which coordinates the  Web Accessibility Initiative to develop access standards and protocols for the Web 

Summary of  Section 508 Rules (for Electronic & Information Technology Procurement)

Communication and Information Technology Resources 

Center for IT Accommodation (Gov-Wide Policy)


Local Rehab Training Programs & Organizations:


Physical Therapy at MU 

Occupational Therapy at UWM 

Speech Pathology and Audiology at MU 

RIOTT  (Rehabilitation Intra-Organization Think Tank, of Wisconsin)/

Brain Injury Association of Wisconsin 

Curative Rehabilitation Services (Allied Health for MCW, etc.)

Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Institute (St. Mary's Hospital)

Rehabilitation for Wisconsin, Inc.

Prosthetics Research Lab & RERC on Prosthetics-Orthotics, Northwestern/RIC

Trace Center, with RERCs on Universal Access & Telecom (UW, Madison)

RERC on Telerehabilitation (Dr. Winters is one of the Directors)


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Last updated: February 20, 2001.