Monday, April 11, 2011

Lifepages - a MSP catalog of activities and resources for disabled persons

This was mentioned in a recent Highland Friendship Club meeting ...


... Life Pages was developed with people with disabilities in mind, but the site is truly useful for everyone. Life Pages is a great way to keep track of activities around town that you might not otherwise know about. Anyone can create a profile, which allows you to save favorite activities and sign up to receive e-mail alerts when new activities are added. The site has one feature, invitations, which is available only to Partners In Community Supports (PICS) member agencies...

The site footer says "copyright 2005" and the activities calendar was empty. I browsed some categories and saw some I know, but the search function doesn't seem to work.

On the other hand a Google search of the form

  • [search terms]

works well [1]. It allowed me to find the entry for the Institute on Community Integration ..

Home | Institute on Community Integration (ICI)

... Welcome to the Institute on Community Integration. We are a federally designated University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD), part of a national network of similar programs in major universities and teaching hospitals across the country.

As a UCEDD, the Institute is funded under the provisions of the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000 by the Administration on Developmental Disabilities in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The federal law provides funding to several other Minnesota organizations: the Minnesota Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities and the Minnesota Disability Law Center...

Clearly it's an old site, but there's still a great deal of information there.

[1] Or you can try this custom search engine I'm playing with ...


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