Dr. Marian Beckman
Lawrence Tower B 242
- Counseling Links
Databases and Organizations for Rehabilitation Research and Disability-Related Information
Overview of Rehabilitation Counseling
Professionals Organizations and Certifications
Education and Testing
Medicare/Medicaid Consumer Publications
Sponsored by the Health Care Financing Administration, the government's administrator of these programs.
The Library of Congress
Research tools, library services and special programs including the National Library Service for people who are blind or with physical disabilities.
National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC)
These are federally-funded research projects; the database is searchable.
National Institute on Disability & Rehabilitation Research Institute
This site is from the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS).
The West Virginia Rehabilitation Research & Training Center
In my opinion, this is THE place for statistics and tables, disability-related links (Untangling the Web) and special interest discussion groups (Project Enable). You may wish to bookmark this site for easy access.
A product of the American Psychological Association--when you can't access APA's PsychLit from home or work, use this.
CarlWeb & UnCover Databases
Library and information databases, as well as search capabilities for periodicals.
The Self-Help Sourcebook On-line
A searchable database of more than 700 support groups, as well as information on starting groups.
National Hospice Organizations
For the needs of persons who are terminally ill and their families.
World Wide Web Resources for Rehabilitation Counselors
A most informative site on the profession, undergraduate and graduate programs and rehabilitation counseling links.
Five-Star Reading List
A list compiled by the Northeast Region of the National Rehabilitation Counseling Association of materials chosen by rehabilitation counselors as important to the practice.
Directs counselors to "helping individuals achieve self-actualization and full citizenship."
Allen, Shea & Associates
This group provides professional services with an emphasis on those persons with developmental disabilities.
The Center on Human Policy
From the Syracuse University, this advocacy group is involved in policy, research, and study promoting community inclusion of persons with disabilities.
Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA)
Includes credentialing program, career opportunities, and links to other resources.
To order catalogues of products for children and adults in therapy and rehabilitation.
Benetech ~ formerly Arkenstone, Inc.
Information technology for persons with visual and reading disabilities; a non-profit venture.
Information on education law; includes basic legal documents and disability law sites on the internet.
Test Contents --M.D. Angus and Associates of Canada
This on-line catalogue is an exhaustive source for psychometric and vocational testing materials. Be aware, there are more than 80 pages of materials if you wish to print this section.
Keirsey Temperament Web Site
The official home for those interested in Temperament Theory.
School Psychology Resources Online
An exceptional site for information and printable handouts on a variety of disability-related topics.
Student Personnel Services
Elementary and Secondary Guidance Counseling