Here are a few of our favorite bookmarks:

Able News
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The Newspaper Positively for, by and about the disabled.


Accomplishments and Achievements Home Page

Welcome to AnA Celebrating a new Era – Disability Culture.
This Website hosts a collection of Art, Writing and Works of We who are Handicapped, disAbled, Chronically ill, in Pain and our friends and Care Givers. This is our Special Place to share our talents, skills, ideas and dreams.

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Autism Arts

Autism Arts shows a collection of artwork from children and adults on the autistic spectrum.  They also showcase musicians with disabilities.  Tony DeBlois is one of the outstanding featured artists.  He is an autistic savant who is also blind.


Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck

Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck’s mission is to help children and adults with disabilities achieve equality, dignity, and maximum independence through a safe and quality program of camping, recreation, and education in a summer-time environment.

In a structured, compassionate environment, the children engage in a number of activities designed to broaden their horizons.


Care4Dystonia

A nonprofit group associated with New York-Presbyterian Medical Center, working closely with the Movement Disorder Division.  Many of the patients involved are musicians, songwriters, writers, etc. who have been seeking care for focal dystonia – a neurological disorder that induces abnormal movements, postures and tremors – resulting in careers being “lost.”  Care4Dystonia is a support/advocacy group which seeks to reach out to those with this disorder and their families.


The Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Resource Center

A national clearinghouse for information, referral and educational materials on paralysis and spinal cord injury.  Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of people and families living with paralysis through free and reliable information services.

Completely Different Productions

Completely Different Productions is a group of musicians with disabilities located in Portland, Oregon.  They have several small groups who work together to find gigs for each other and find adaptive technology.  They have chosen not to incorporate and are part of a grassroots center for independent living which is also not incorporated.  They do not charge a fee of any kind.


Creative Musicians Coalition

CMC is an international organization dedicated to the advancement of new music and the success of the independent musician.


Cripworld

The Information & Marketing Resource and Online Community for people with Disabilities.

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Fingersteps

Dan Moffatt, a transplanted Long Islander and musician living in Minnesota.  His dream is to help all children with disabilities find ways to express themselves musically.  He is currently developing a PC MIDI performance/composition workstation designed specifically for children with physical challenges.  His nonprofit organization, Fingersteps, released a CD of jazz tunes composed with ideas from some of the children he works with in collaboration with well-known jazz musicians.  His exciting and innovative ideas are described on his web site and the CD is for sale as a fund-raiser.


Handidrummed.com

Where determination overcomes disability”

Handiddrummed.com is a website for disabled drummers made BY disabled drummers. Inside you’ll find drummer profiles, articles, products, links, and discussion forums – all aimed at helping drummers with a disability find hope, inspiration, and enjoy playing even more.


International Forum on Musical Instruments Adapted for Persons With Disabilities

A forum created by David Nabb, a saxophone professor who lost use of his arm from a stroke. His repair tech then built him a one-handed saxophone.  The website contains many different resources for disabled and handicapped musicians, including a page for people to make available adapted musical instruments.


Horizontal Paul

A disability website created by Paul Simpson a disabled musician who lives in England.  His site features original music and many interesting projects.  Paul has recently launched a service for disabled musicians called the Moby Project.  This is a mobile recording studio which would enable those who could not get to or use a conventional recording studio.  This concept is fully described on his site: www.mobyproject.com 

       
Kay Jae Manufacturing Co., Inc.

The fully adjustable Versa Table, Drum Practice Pad & Storage Desk are lightweight portable stands that convert any seat into a table or drum pad or storage desk and chair.

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Training * Sales * Consulting * Upgrades * Repairs * Web Design * Desktop Publishing * MIDI and Digital Recording Sales, Advice, Training * Training Cd-Roms and Videos * Networks * Memory, Hard Drives, DVD’s, Rewritables, Printers   (did I forget anything?) * Oh yeah, Scanning * Computer time rental * House Calls *


Musicians With Disabilities – Future Link

Our friend Gary who is a long time paraplegic hobbyist bass player and hand drummer presents this web site dedicated to musicians who happen to be disabled. Finding musicians with disabilities and getting them even minor notice on the web is his mission.


Music One-on-One

Search, Post, Update Free, Resumes, Concerts, News and Reviews, Forum.


National Disability Arts Forum of England


Society of Singers

The Society of Singers is a nonprofit charity that helps professional vocalists worldwide in times of crisis.  SOS  provides emergency financial aid, case management,   counseling and referral services.  Please note that  SOS is not  a union,  talent agency or employment service.


Sunlost Publishing

We, at Sunlost, are dedicated to bringing you quality entertainment, services, information, and issue-oriented programming, enriching the human experience.


Teachlist.com

A large international database of music teachers – for all instruments, locations, ages, styles and skill levels.  This database has been online for over three years and contains 7.600 teacher listings.

Texas Music Office, Governor’s Office

Getting started in the music business, useful US and international music links, Texas Grammy winners, Internet guide to Texas music, Texas talent register.


Family Friendly Fun with Special Needs

Offers access to mind, body and spirit-enriching information that enhances the quality and enjoyment of family life with special needs.


Vancouver Adapted Music Society

The Vancouver Adapted Music Society Summer Program provides support services to disabled musicians who desire to launch or continue a professional career in music!

Artist Promotion (marketing, press kit, biography creation help; adapted devices for your instruments; workshops on the business of music; connections with local musicians, set up and technical assistance for gigs; practice space and much more.

Contact our summer office (June-August) for more information:

Phone: 604.734.1313 ext. 2535

vamssummer@disabilityfoundation.org

Room 132-B at the GF Strong Rehabilitation Center – 4255 Laurel Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V5Z 2G9