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This portal aims to provide information for and about people with disabilities, their families, and the people who work with them across the lifespan. This portal covers a range of disability-related topics including general information, resources, and toolkits.
  • 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.
  • Ayudar a los Niños Sordos
    • Apoyo familiar y comunitario para los niños que no oyen bien. Helping Deaf Children Family and community support for children who can not hear well.
  • Disabled Village Children
    • A pratical guide for community health workers, rehabilitation workers, and families to include disabled children in everyday village life.
  • Disabled Village Children: A Guide for Community Health Workers, Rehabilitation Workers, and Families
    • This is a reference book to help community health workers, rehabilitation workers, and families meet the needs of disabled children.
  • Helping Children Who are Blind
    • This book contains information how to help blind or low vision children learn, provides examples of activities to help them learn new skills, and contains information to help caregivers support one another and to help parents learn from one another and work together. PDF format.
  • Helping Children Who Are Deaf
    • This book was written primarily to help parents and other caregivers of young children who are deaf or cannot hear well assist deaf children in living life successfully. PDF format.
  • Helping Children Who Are Deaf
    • This book was written primarily to help parents and other caregivers of young children who are deaf or cannot hear well assist deaf children in living life successfully. PDF format.
  • Hesperian's Online Library
    • The Hesperian Foundation is a non-profit publisher of books and educational materials that help people take the lead in their own health care and organize to improve health conditions in their communities. Simply written, heavily illustrated, and developed in collaboration with groups around the world, these books contain a wealth of life-saving information on diagnosing and treating a broad range of health problems.
  • 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.
  • Where Women Have No Doctor (Hesperian)
    • This book combines self-help medical information with an understanding of the ways poverty, discrimination and cultural beliefs limit women's health and access to care. Chapter nine was written for women with disabilities. PDF format.