New Web Site Helps Fill Gap

January 2005
PN;Jan2005, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p35
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The article presents information on a web site which provides help to the people with disabilities and their family members. A team of University of Missouri-Columbia researchers has launched the disability Spin Web site at www dspin.org. Associate Professor Laura Schopp, principal investigator on the grant funding the site, says that along with offering tips and where to find goods and services needed by people with disabilities, the site supports communication among disability-community members. While the Web site addresses some needs specific to Columbia and the mid-Missouri area, Schopp says it can be helpful to other communities who can either use some of its services or model their own sites.


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