Type: Books

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.
  • 受 聘: 之 路 残疾求职者指南
    • This guide is intended for individuals with disabilities who are looking for salaried or paid employment in the formal sector. It has information about job-seeking and exercises to help people develop job-finding skills. (Chinese translation)
  • 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.
  • Because We Care: A Guide for People Who Care
    • This 75-page book from the Administration on Aging is well-written, very easy to read and shows real understanding for people who are taking care of family members with disabilities. Most of it is about caring for parents but it can apply to anyone caring for a person who is disabled.
  • Cerebral Palsy : Guide for Parents & Carers (Khmer)
    • A parent-friendly guide for Cerebral Palsy — for families and practitioners in Cambodia written in the native language (Khmer). This guide aims to help families and carers of children with Cerebral Palsy to improve their knowledge so that they can take charge of their own health and rehabilitation at home.
  • Current Developments in Services for People with Intellectual Disabilities: Literature Review, Resource Information, and Bibliography
    • A resource document for people with disabilities in Canada
  • Disabled Village Children
    • A pratical guide for community health workers, rehabilitation workers, and families to include disabled children in everyday village life.
  • Effective Mobility for Children with Motor Disabilities
    • Assistive technology, especially powered mobility, makes it possible for even very young and severely involved children to have the motor skills that promote all other areas of child development. By Charlene Butler, 2010.
  • Elliot's Story: Love to Learn
    • This page is a children's story about a boy with Dyslexia, and how he overcomes his struggles in a class setting.
  • Family Friendly!
    • This book aims to raise awareness of the important role that parents and families can play in the lives of their deaf children and in their communities. It provides practical examples showing how families, service providers and deaf people can work together to support deaf children.
  • Getting Hired: A Guide for Job-Seekers with Disabilities
    • This guide is intended for individuals who are looking for salaried or paid employment in the formal sector. Can be used by individuals or by groups in a workshop setting.
  • HELP Guide to Cerebral Palsy
    • An excellent publication providing an overview of the diagnosis and management of Cerebral Palsy. This publication is authoritative, comprehensive, extensively illustrated, colorful, and engaging. The need for this publication is enormous, as Cerebral Palsy is common throughout the world and no affordable management guide is currently available.
  • 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.
  • Moya and the Elephant Dance
    • Written by Julie McNamara. Illustrated by Boruch Simons. A children's story of several children in the hospital and one girl's dreams of an elephant.
  • My Dad Uses His Wheelchair
    • Children's illustrated book about boy whose father uses a wheelchair by Malini Chib.
  • Primary Prevention of Mental, Neurological and Psychosocial Disorders
    • This book is intended to serve primarily as a handy reference book for policy-makers and professionals within and outside the medical sector who are in a position to help prevent mental, neurological and psychosocial disorders.
  • Research-Based Web Design and Usability Guidelines
    • This book provides guidelines for designing and evaluating websites with information on: optimizing user experience, accessibility, hardware and software, page layout, navigation, content organization, and usability testing.
  • Sign Language among North American Indians Compared with that among Other Peoples and Deaf-Mutes
    • This paper is a brief look into the pervasiveness of gesture speech among American Indians and how it compares to the level among other native groups. This paper was originally published in the 19th century.
  • The Pillars of Space by Anthony Ford
    • This is a story about a variety of animals and a farmer with disabilities, and how they live together.
  • 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.
  • Zarah and the Place
    • A children's story book about a girl named zarah who is a wheelchair user and how they fought for a playground that they have come to call "a place." Written by Richard Rieser. Illustrated by Santi Rieser.