Category: Info & Education for Health & Self-Care

Accessibility to information and education related to health and self-care (including fitness and exercise). Please see the Basic Disability Information portal for guides on health and self-care.
  • A Health Handbook for Women with Disabilities (Hesperian)
    • This book will help women with disabilities overcome social barriers and improve their general health, self-esteem, and ability to care for themselves and participate in their communities. PDF format.
  • Inclusive Fitness Coalition
    • Works to facilitate the coordination of organizations and individuals in the United States to address the complexity of personal, social, cultural, political, and economic factors that influence the participation of people with disabilities in physical activity, fitness, sports, and recreation.
  • The National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD)
    • NCPAD is an American information center concerned with physical activity and disability. It has guidelines to consider before starting any kind of exercise program, fact sheets on many popular activities, games, recreational pursuits, and sports that have been adapted to allow people with disabilities to participate as fully as they wish and become as active as they wish.
  • Un Manual de Salud para Mujeres con Discapacidad
    • Este libro ayudará a la mayoría de las mujeres con discapacidad a cuidarse mejor, a mejorar su salud en general, a volverse más hábiles e independientes y a participar más activamente en la comunidad. This book helps women with disabilities care for their health.