Health and Medical

Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability
Your resource for leadership and adapted physical education ideas.
American Tinnitus Association
Provides information and support for people with tinnitus.
Association of Ontario Health Centres (AOHC)
Promotes the provision of community-based primary care and illness prevention services across Ontario.Information on the factors that determine an individual's health and position documents on a wide variety of health-related issues.
Autism Society of Ontario
Autism Society Ontario is the leading source of information and referral on autism and one of the largest collective voices representing the autism community. The website has an extensive lising of autism related web-sites.
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Centre
Holland Bloorview serves about 7,000 children each year, with about 600 inpatient admissions and 58,000 outpatient visits. Holland Bloorview is a world-class teaching hospital fully affiliated with the University of Toronto.
Bone and Joint Decade Canada
Promoting Bone and Joint Health in Canada. The goal of the Bone and Joint Decade Canada is to promote the preservation of bone and joint health across the lifespan and to improve the health-related quality of life for people with musculoskeletal disorders.
Canadian Academy of Audiology
Provides resources and links for comsumers and professionals about hearing and hearing loss.
Developmental Disabilities Program
An excellent starting point for searching for information on developmental disabilities from the University of Western Ontario.
Down Syndrome Research Foundation
Dedicated to improving life for people with Down syndrome through research and dissemination of information. This site compiles both specific and introductory information on Down syndrome.
Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network
 
Hanen Provincial Preschool Speech and Language Initiative
Website provides easy access to information about Hanen workshops and services in Ontario. Also contains links to Preschool Initiatives and other relevant websites for professionals and familes.
The Ontario Brain Injury Association
The Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA) is a provincial not-for-profit, charitable organization.  Our mission is to enhance the lives of Ontarians living with the effects of acquired brain injury (ABI) through education, awareness and support.
Lambton Community Health Services Department
Provides community health programs delivered by specially qualified professional staff.
Medic Alert
 
Muscular Dystrophy Association of Canada
Provides relevant and current information about many types of neuromuscular disorders in an easy to understand format.
National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)
A federation of voluntary health organizations dedicated to helping people with rare "orphan" diseases and assisting the organizations that serve them. NORD is committed to the identification, treatment, and cure of rare disorders through programs of education, advocacy, research, and service.
OncoLink
The first multimedia oncology information resource placed on the Internet and is run by the University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center. Its objectives include the dissemination of information, and the education of health care personnel, patients, and families.
Ontario Federation for Cerebral Palsy
The Ontario Federation for Cerebral Palsy is a non-profit charitable orgranization with a mandate to address the changing needs for people in Ontario with cerebral palsy and other physical disabilities.
Parkinson Foundation of Canada
Supports research into the cause, treatment and cure of Parkinson's. The Foundation provides information and counselling, to educate and heighten awareness.
Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
Promotes and develops the highest standards of radiology and related sciences through education and research.
SoundStart
SoundStart provides access to all preschool children in Lambton County to speech and language services.
Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Ontario
Mission statement of SBHAO is "To improve the quality of life of all individuals with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus, through research, awareness, care and advocacy."
Sympatico Health
Sympatico's health section features a number of Health Channels such as cancer, children's health, diabetes, and mental health.
Voice for hearing impaired children
VOICE for Hearing Impaired Children was established in the early '60s by parents to offer support to other families with children who are deaf and hard of hearing. These Toronto parents wanted their hearing impaired children to be educated alongside their hearing peers in regular schools. By working collectively they succeeded in achieving this goal and had the tremendous benefit of sharing information and providing support to one another.
Workers Health and Safety Centre
The only worker-driven health and safety delivery organization in the province of Ontario. Promotes workplace prevention measures that reduce occupational disease, disability and death.
 

 

Last updated Thursday, October 27, 2011 - 19:10