Disability Awareness

Resources updated, May 2013 _________________________________ Alert! Alert!  Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of Disability Awareness at the CPIR is: http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/awareness/ _________________________________ NICHCY … [Read more...]

Resources Especially for Transportation Providers

October 2010Resources updated, April 2013 Accessible transportation is critical for people with disabilities to have the freedom to travel where, when, and how they choose.  Transportation holds a influential key in providing people with access to employment, health care, education, community services, and activities necessary for daily living.Transportation providers are obviously crucial in making accessible transportation happen. And there's … [Read more...]

Disability etiquette

Here’s a 56-page, easy-to-read, text-light resource from the United Spinal Association. It discusses many different disabilities and offers very good suggestions on disability etiquette.http://www.scribd.com/doc/6608875/Disability-Etiquette … [Read more...]

Disability etiquette: Engaging people with disabilities

This 6-page brochure provides guidance on common courtesies, how to interact with a person who uses a wheelchair or who has a service animal, and etiquette for engaging with people who have disabilities, including intellectual disabilities, blindness or visual impairment, speech impairment, and deafness or hearing impairment. (posted December 18, 2012)http://www.tndisability.org/system/files/u1/Disability_Etiquette.pdf   … [Read more...]

NOTICE: NICHCY is going away, but its resources are not. Find hundreds of legacy NICHCY publications, as well as our training curriculum on IDEA 2004, in the Center for Parent Information and Resources' Library at http://www.parentcenterhub.org/resources. This website will remain available until September 30, 2014. After that date, web visitors will be automatically redirected to http://www.parentcenterhub.org.