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Disabled World: Famous People with Disabilities
A list of famous people who have disabilites, and what they are suffering from.
http://www.disabled-world.com/artman/publish/article_0060.shtml - 26-Dec-2005 - Hits: 1468 - Rate This | Details
The Arc: Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
A good resource of updated online links to start your search for disability resources. Includes the following categories: Information About Specific Mental Retardation Conditions, Support for Community Living, Employment/Transition to Work, General Information for Families, Special Education, Assistive Technology, Health Promotion and Disability Prevention, Disability Resources, Accrediting Organizations, Organizational and Grant Resources, National Disability Organizations, and Disability-Related Products & Services. Published and maintained by the Arc, a national association for people with developmental disabilities and mental retardation.
http://www.thearc.org/Page.aspx?&pid=215&srcid=183 - 27-Feb-2000 - Hits: 1388 - Rate This | Details
MyGrants UK helps promote access to work schemes, small business grants and loans, insulation grants, grants for the elderly, and general disability law and equality resources for those in the United Kingdom.
http://mygrants.co.uk/ - 9-Jul-2016 - Hits: 7 - Rate This | Details
The Essential Guide to Traveling with a Medical Condition
This comprehensive resource addresses many common issues those with disabilities encounter while traveling abroad and provides expert advice and tips on how to make trips less stressful.
http://www.insurancewith.com/travelling-with-a-medical-condition/ - 29-Jun-2016 - Hits: 14 - Rate This | Details
Accommodation Information by Disability (A to Z)
Listing many types of disabilities, this EXCELLENT directory provides suggestions for accommodation requests in the workplace or the school setting.
http://askjan.org/media/atoz.htm - 2-Nov-2005 - Hits: 887 - Rate This | Details
Administration on Aging
- Alzheimer's Resource Room
- Disaster Assistance
- Elder Rights & Resources
- For Caregivers
- How to Find Help
- Promoting Healthy Lifestyles
- Services for Seniors
- Volunteer Opportunities
The Elders and Families section of the Administration on Aging website is designed to assist older persons and their caregivers quickly obtain information and resources on a variety of aging-related topics. Topics include:
http://www.aoa.gov/ - 28-Nov-2006 - Hits: 510 - Rate This | Details
Canine Companions for Independence
Canine Companions for Independence provides assistance dogs to people with developmental or physical disabilities who can demonstrate that a Canine Companion will enhance their independence or quality of life. CCI dogs are provided at virtually no cost to the graduates. All the expenses of breeding, raising, and training a Canine Companion is funded through private donations.
http://www.caninecompanions.org - 8-Oct-2006 - Hits: 545 - Rate This | Details
Through information and guidance, Care Conversations helps people connect with loved ones, health care providers, and industry professionals. Care Conversations provides insight into the care planning process and firsthand accounts of various care experiences.
Care Conversations is an initiative led by the American Health Care Association (AHCA), the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) and America's Skilled Nursing Caregivers. Together, these trade associations represent more than 11,000 assisted living care, Skilled Nursing Care, and post-acute care facilities across the country. AHCA and NCALís shared mission is to provide people of all ages and care needs with the highest quality of care combined with the deepest level of compassion. These organizations help families and communities close the gap between home and hospital, life on your own and end of life. Recognizing the vital importance of respect and dignity, AHCA and NCAL are committed to providing quality care and positive quality of life.
http://www.careconversations.org/ - 29-Nov-2006 - Hits: 394 - Rate This | Details
Caregivers Action Network
The Caregivers Action Network educates, supports, empowers and speaks up for the more than 50 million Americans who care for loved ones with a chronic illness or disability or the frailties of old age.
http://www.caregiveraction.org/ - 1-Dec-2006 - Hits: 264 - Rate This | Details
Child and Adolescent Mental Health
A UK child and adolescent mental health (CAMH) resource and discussion forum for parents, young people and professionals. Contains information for young people on bullying, psychosis, depression, substance abuse, ADHD, autism, eating disorders and OCD. This online resource also provides links to relevant books for both young people and professionals.
http://www.camh.org.uk/ - 13-Oct-2003 - Hits: 909 - Rate This | Details
Alliance of mental health day service providers in the UK offering skills and educational training to those with a mental illness or disability.CREATE Swansea provides mental health services through an alliance of mental health day service providers in the Swansea area who offer help and support for people who suffer severe mental health disabilities or illness. This is achieved through developing the skills and abilities of day service users. Through rehabilitation, education and training in the community CREATE aims to improve the quality of life for those affected by mental illness. CREATE members have signed-up to this Joint Service Philosophy statement: "CREATE is a joint working partnership involving statutory and voluntary services, committed to providing access to quality services, tailored to meet the needs of individual mental health service users."
http://www.createswansea.co.uk/ - 16-Jul-2004 - Hits: 403 - Rate This | Details
Disability Benefits Center
Instructions on how to apply for Social Security Disability Benefits with a mental illness.
http://www.disabilitybenefitscenter.org/how-to/apply-for-disability-with-a-mental-illness - 21-Jan-2015 - Hits: 216 - Rate This | Details
Disability Care Center
The Disability Care Center is a national advocate organization that assists Americans in navigating the at times difficult Social Security disability process by providing guidance and resources to help with their disability application or appeals process.
http://disabilitycarecenter.org - 17-Nov-2015 - Hits: 108 - Rate This | Details
Disability Help Site
Helping the disabled to find needed benefits. From government services and benefits to the needs of our veterans.
http://www.disabilityhelpsite.com - 8-Nov-2012 - Hits: 363 - Rate This | Details
Welcome to Disability.gov, the U.S. federal government website for information on disability programs and services nationwide.
This inter-agency site connects people with disabilities, their families and caregivers to helpful resources on topics such as how to apply for disability benefits, find a job, get health care or pay for accessible housing. You can also find organizations in your community to help you get the support you need.
https://www.disability.gov/ - 1-Jan-2006 - Hits: 701 - Rate This | Details
Disabled World is an online community for disabled persons featuring the latest news for people with disabilities, forums, free disabled classifieds and free disabled dating.
http://www.disabled-world.com/ - 19-Jun-2004 - Hits: 609 - Rate This | Details
Educational Testing Service
The mission of the Educational Testing Service is to advance quality and equity in education for all people worldwide. Site content includes information for educators and test takers on a variety of testing brands and products such as the GRE, HiSET, PRAXIS Series, and more.
ETS is committed to providing reasonable testing accommodations for candidates with documented disabilities or health-related needs as recognized under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA). ETS also makes available policy statements that are intended to help test takers, evaluators and disability service providers complete the documentation process that enables candidates to request test taking accommodations.
http://www.ets.org/ - 25-Dec-2005 - Hits: 465 - Rate This | Details
Equality and Human Rights Commission
Equality and Human Rights Commission The Equality and Human Rights Commission champions equality and human rights for all, working to eliminate discrimination, reduce inequality, protect human rights and to build good relations, ensuring that everyone has a fair chance to participate in society.
http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/ - 1-Dec-2006 - Hits: 376 - Rate This | Details
Facing Disability is a web resource with more than 1,000 videos drawn from interviews of people with spinal cord injuries, their families, caregivers and experts.
http://www.facingdisability.com - 27-Jan-2012 - Hits: 274 - Rate This | Details
Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA)
FCA support families nationwide caring for loved ones with chronic, disabling health conditions. Programs include: information, education, services, research, and advocacy.
http://www.caregiver.org/ - 2-Nov-2005 - Hits: 409 - Rate This | Details
Fetal Alcohol and Drug Unit
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome research unit, headed by Dr. Ann Streissguth, University of Washington-School of Medicine (Seattle, Washington). Includes resources such as international support groups, an events list, and an extensive publications list.
http://depts.washington.edu/fadu/ - 16-Jan-2001 - Hits: 698 - Rate This | Details
Financial Aid Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities
A continually updated and constantly growing list of more than 30 different educational scholarships for individuals with disabilities. Developed and maintained in partnership by Dr. Tim Henry, Director of Cardiology at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute in Los Angeles, and ACLS Medical Training.
https://www.aclsmedicaltraining.com/financial-aid-opportunities-for-disabled-individuals/ - 29-Nov-2015 - Hits: 110 - Rate This | Details
HEATH Resource Center
The George Washington University HEATH Resource Center is the national clearinghouse on post-secondary education for individuals with disabilities. Publications include: financial aid for students with disabilities, career planning, distance learning, disclosure issues, fact sheets, and a quarterly newsletter.
http://www.heath.gwu.edu/ - 2-Nov-2005 - Hits: 397 - Rate This | Details
Housing Info for People with Disabilities
This page is designed to answer frequently asked questions on the housing rights of people with disabilities and the responsibilities of housing providers and building and design professionals under federal law.
Learn about renting, buying and making your home accessible, and about your Fair Housing rights.
http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/topics/information_for_disabled_persons - 25-Sep-2006 - Hits: 448 - Rate This | Details
Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
JAN is a free consulting service designed to increase the employability of people with disabilities by: (1) providing individualized worksite accommodations solutions, (2) providing technical assistance regarding the ADA and other disability related legislation, and (3) educating callers about self-employment options.
http://askjan.org/ - 2-Nov-2005 - Hits: 381 - Rate This | Details
List of all NINDS Databased Disorders
List of all NINDS (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)Disorders
http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/disorder_index.htm - 26-Dec-2005 - Hits: 420 - Rate This | Details
National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC)
National Rehabilitation Information Center is a gateway to an abundance of disability- and rehabilitation-oriented information organized in a variety of formats designed to make it easy for users to find and use. This website includes more than 70,000 documents and journal articles. Access resources for employment, advocacy, benefits, financial assistance, education, technology, and more.
http://www.naric.com/ - 2-Nov-2005 - Hits: 320 - Rate This | Details
NIH Senior Health
NIH Senior Health delivers up-to-date health information in easily accessible formats for seniors or persons with disabilities.
http://nihseniorhealth.gov/ - 28-Nov-2006 - Hits: 269 - Rate This | Details
NINDS Parkinson's Disease Information Page
NINDS Parkinson's Disease Information Page
http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/parkinsons_disease/parkinsons_disease.htm - 26-Dec-2005 - Hits: 272 - Rate This | Details
NINDS Trigeminal Neuralgia Information Page
NINDS Trigeminal Neuralgia Information Page
http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/trigeminal_neuralgia/trigeminal_neuralgia.htm - 26-Dec-2005 - Hits: 297 - Rate This | Details