discussion groups, e-mail lists -- whatever you choose to call
them -- provide people with an opportunity to communicate with
other people who have shared interests via e-mail. Some lists
are open to anyone, while others are restricted. Some are moderated,
some are not. To find a listserv about a particular disability
or disability-related issue, check these sites.
a huge, briefly annotated list which includes listservs and newsgroups
about blindness in general, specific aspects of blindness, and
other disability-related topics. It takes a long time to load,
so you may prefer the text-only
and well-organized list is divided by topic (e.g., Adaptive/Assistive
Technology, Disability/Legal Issues) as well as specific disabilities.
Subscription information is provided for each listserv. Although
the list is focused on education issues, visitors will discussion
groups on many rare disorders, parenting with a disability, drama
and disability, abuse and disability, personal care assistance,
women only, etc.
connections including discussion boards and chat rooms within
disability-related mailing lists, general disability on-line
discussion groups (including chat rooms, IRCs, mailing lists,
newsgroups, and web boards), and a Pen Pal directory from Discover
Technology. Traditional matching services and personal web pages
are also included.