Disability Newsletters!

Disability Newsletters List
Author: Ian Langtree+
Published: Jan 01, 2009 (Revised: Mar 07, 2014)
Author Contact Information: Disabled World

Abstract: A list of newsletters regarding disability issues and news that can be read online or subscribed to via email.
Detail: Many disability organizations publish online newsletters, or magazines, often e-mailed to subscribers. This is a list of newsletters regarding disability issues and news that can be read online or subscribed to via email.

Disabled World: Subscribe to our weekly newsletter by simply filling in your name and email address in the Newsletter Signup box here.

Access to Independence – Free Online Magazine for Disability Community

WHO newsletter on disability and rehabilitation: WHO newsletter dedicated to disability and rehabilitation and aimed to keep you abreast of WHO’s activities in this area. It will be produced three times a year and distributed via e-mail.

Spotlight on Disability Newsletter: This publication of the Office on Disability Issues in Psychology features ongoing advocacy efforts by committees within APA, and highlights up-to-date research on disability and health from all over the world.

LD OnLine: Learning disabilities and ADHD. Sign up to receive news and information about key issues in reading, learning disabilities, and other areas of learning – http://www.ldonline.org/ldnewsletters

U.S. Disability Newsletters:

Disability Connection Newsletter: Disability Connection is the bimonthly newsletter of Disability.gov. It provides updates and information on useful tools and resources, federal partner initiatives for people with disabilities and news and events.

AAHD: Publishes an informative, timely and interesting electronic quarterly newsletter for AAHD members and others interested in the field of disability and health. To subscribe or to submit ideas for newsletter topics e-mail contact@aahd.us

Diversity World: A medicinal concoction of insights, information, tools, and resources designed to cure ailing and impoverished workplaces by increasing the opportunities for people with disabilities to participate equitably in the workforce.

BellaOnline: Strictly adheres to a No Spam policy. Your email address will never be sold or used for anything other than their Disabilities Newsletter – http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art315.asp

The Family Center on Technology and Disability: Provides a wide range of resources on instructional and assistive technologies, from introductory fact sheets through CEU’s for practitioners and educators – http://www.fctd.info/newsletters

E-News from MobilityWorks – My Mobility: MobilityWorks MyMobility is sponsored by BraunAbility, providers of the Entervan, Entervan XT, Entervan RE and Rampan wheelchair minivan conversions.

Disability Newsletters Canada:

Alberta Seniors Premier’s Council Publications: Disability in Focus, newsletter of the Premier’s Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities – http://www.seniors.gov.ab.ca/premierscouncil/publications.asp

BC Aboriginal Network on Disability Society: The newsletter distribution is quarterly and includes articles and concerns raised directly from the First Nations/Aboriginal disabled community and others associated with the disabled. Members automatically receive a copy of the newsletter. You can become a member at – http://www.bcands.bc.ca/member.html

e-Spoken: Enter your email address to receive their free bi-monthly electronic newsletter – http://www.cpaont.org

U.K. Disability Newsletters:

Disability Research E-Newsletters: Provided to Breakthrough’s Independent Employment Advocacy Centre as an information resource by the Research Institute for Health and Social Change (RIHSC), Manchester Metropolitan University, in association with the Centre for Rehabilitation Studies, Stellenbosch University (South Africa) and the Centre for Global Health, Trinity College Dublin – http://www.breakthrough-uk.co.uk/Resources/drn

Disability Equality NW’s Newsletter: DENW produces a newsletter four times per year. If you are a member you should receive these automatically – http://www.disability-equality.org.uk/about-us/disability-equality-nws-newsletter/21

Disability Voice: Accessible newsletter available every month in English and French – http://www.edf-feph.org/pg_newsletter.asp

Disability Federation of Ireland: For newsletter queries and submissions, please contact newsletter@disability-federation.ie or submit your details via the form at – http://www.disability-federation.ie/index.php?uniqueID=10469

BBC – Radio 4: Peter White’s You & Yours Disability Newsletter – http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/features/you-and-yours/newsletter/

Australian Disability Newsletters:

NSW CID E-news: A monthly email news bulletin to update NSW Council for Intellectual Disability (NSW CID) members and supporters of recent NSW CID activities. It contains news, events and information relevant to people with intellectual disability and their advocates – http://www.nswcid.org.au/home/home-pages/newsletter-signup.html

Australian Federation of Disability Organisations: The AFDO Newsletter allows you to stay informed on their latest news via email subscription – http://afdo.org.au

IDEAS Online: The IDEAS’ website provides a high quality accessible web portal for people with disability and people with age related disability, their families, carers and other supporters to access and search for information that promotes their independence. IDEAS produces 6 printed newsletters a year, keeping younger people with disability and people with aged related disability, their families and carers up-to-date and informed on services, products, workshops, forums and issues relating to aged and disability services. The newsletter is available in alternative formats (such as audio and plain text) on request – http://www.ideas.org.au

Warringah Disability Newsletter: To receive a newsletter by email in Microsoft Word, pdf format or large print, provide your name, email address, organisation and phone number to janzm@wls.nsw.gov.au or phone 9942 2686.

Disability News – Infoxchange Australia: To receive weekly Disability and Community News updates, simply enter your email address at – http://www.disabilitynews.infoxchange.net.au/

Schools and Universities:

Newsletter for Students with Disabilities at Flinders University: Students with Disabilities Newsletter.

PACER Newsletters on Disability, Special Needs Information, Parenting: PACER’s main newsletter; information on special education, PACER programs, and resources – http://www.pacer.org/newsletters/

Disability Newsletters: Published by the Disabled Students Programs & Services staff at College of the Redwoods.

One thought on “Disability Newsletters!”

  1. This is a great list. Social support is so important for individuals dealing with a disability. This is a great resource to have for the future.


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