Subjects of interest within Disability Help Site
(emphasis on disability grants, job placement, disability tax
information and educational financing).
(including home modification, funding for assistive devices, and home ownership
opportunities for those with disabilities).
(anxiety, learning and mental disability, chronic pain, child
(free and reduced medicine information and links, plus medicare coverage
- Childhood Disability
(children's disability issues, support, grants, healthcare and
many other topics of interest.).
(message board with newly added information and Q&A)
Health practitioner training & certification
Health practitioner training & certification courses available in ACLS, PALS and BLS through online provider ACLS
Tips for travelers with disabilities
Tips and information on what 15 major airlines do for travelers who need extra support when flying.
Disability.gov's Guide to Financial Help
"In addition to Social Security disability benefits, there are many government and nonprofit organizations that help low-income individuals and families pay for their basic needs, such as food, housing, electricity and medications."
The Human Growth Foundation
A voluntary, non-profit organization whose mission is to help children, and adults with disorders of growth and growth hormone through research, education, support, and advocacy.
Junior Blind helps children, youth and adults reach their greatest potential.
Most courts have held that monetary damages are not available under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) but may be available under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Find out more.
List of resources that may be of interest to self-help groups.
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
The IEP is an extremely important document in the educational lives of students with disabilities receiving special education under IDEA.
Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association
Publicly funded charity whose mission is to strengthen the support systems in the lives of children with apraxia so that each child is afforded their best opportunity to develop speech and communication.
10 Must-have documents for parents of children with special needs
Parents of children with special needs should also use a binder that contains all the information that future caregivers will need to carry on after the parents are gone.
U.S. Access Board
Federal agency that promotes equality for people with
disabilities through leadership in accessible design and the development of
accessibility guidelines and standards for the built environment, transportation,
communication, medical diagnostic equipment, and information technology.
National Resource Directory
"Connecting wounded warriors, service members, veterans, their
families and caregivers with those who support them." https://www.ebenefits.va.gov/ebenefits/nrd
Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
"Leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on
workplace accommodations and disability employment issues." http://askjan.org/
State-by-State Help for Family Caregivers
- "Family Care Navigator helps family caregivers locate public, nonprofit, and private programs and services nearest their loved one living at home or in a residential facility. Resources include government health and disability programs, legal resources, disease-specific organizations and more. Caregiving is challenging, but there are resources to help."