Women with Disabilities Resources

Disability resources for women.


CDC: Women with Disabilities – Topics include access to health care; physical activity; abuse; and publications. Info is in English and Spanish.


Center for Research on Women with Disabilities – The mission of the Center for Research on Women with Disabilities is to promote, develop, and disseminate information to improve the health and expand the life choices of women with disabilities.


Chartbook on Women and Disability (pdf) – This book is a rich resource for anyone interested in disability and its impact on girls and women.


UMass Amherst Center for Women and Community – Every Woman’s Center Resource/Referral (Disabilities Category).


Disability and Health Information for Women with Disabilities – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states women with disabilities may need specialty care to address their individual needs.


Office of Disability Employment Policy –  Women – Neither disability policies designed to ensure employment of people with disabilities nor policies aimed at gender equity in employment have recognized the specific employment barriers experienced by women with disabilities.