Disability Resources


ACCESSIBLE FACILITIES

Grants for Home Modifications: 16 Resources for Homeowners with Disabilities
http://www.homeadvisor.com/r/grants-for-home-modification/

Ultimate Disability Accommodation Guide
https://householdquotes.co.uk/disability-accommodation-guide/

The Room-by-Room HomeFit Tour
http://www.aarp.org/livable-communities/info-2014/what-is-universal-design.html

Home Remodeling for People with Disabilities: What You Need to Know
https://www.expertise.com/remodeling/home-remodeling-for-disability-and-special-needs

Home Modifications for Young Adults with Special Needs
https://www.bigrentz.com/how-to-guides/home-modifications-young-adults-special-needs

The Guide to Securing Life-Long Accommodations for Adult Children with Special Needs
https://www.redfin.com/blog/2016/04/the-guide-to-securing-life-long-accommodations-for-adult-children-with-special-needs.html

Simple Home Fixes to Ease Parenting with Disabilities
https://www.redfin.com/blog/simple-home-fixes-to-ease-parenting-with-disabilities

Wheelchair and Handicap Ramp Cost Guide
http://www.improvenet.com/r/costs-and-prices/handicap-ramp-cost

Developing an Accessible Workplace
https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/tools-and-samples/toolkits/pages/developinganaccessibleworkplace.aspx

How to Remodel for Accessibility
https://www.angieslist.com/articles/how-remodel-accessibility.htm

Emergency Preparedness for People With Disabilities — Guide and Checklist
http://www.archives-pmr.org/article/S0003-9993(11)00833-1/pdf

Disaster Safety for People with Disabilities: What to Do When Emergency Weather Strikes
https://www.redfin.com/blog/disaster-safety-for-people-with-disabilities

Creating a Home Where Your Child Can Thrive with a Disability
http://www.homecity.com/creating-a-home-where-your-child-can-thrive-with-a-disability

Managing Sensory Processing Issues At Home
http://www.airfiltersdelivered.com/sensory-processing-disorder

Cleaner Indoor Air & Chemical Sensitivities
https://www.cleanerindoorair.org/

Disabled Home Modification Checklists and Funding
http://www.eldercare.gov/Public/Resources/Factsheets/Home_Modifications.aspx

Home Modifications and Selling Your Home
https://www.homecity.com/home-modifications-and-selling-your-home

Special Needs Safety Around Construction Sites
https://www.bigrentz.com/how-to-guides/keeping-seniors-special-needs-individuals-safe-around-construction-sites

Renters’ Rights for People with Disabilities
http://civilrights.findlaw.com/discrimination/rental-housing-rights-for-disabled-tenants.html
https://www.justgreatlawyers.com/renters-rights-and-housing-assistance-for-people-with-disabilities

Moving for Seniors and People with Disabilities
https://www.sparefoot.com/self-storage/blog/19898-moving-advice-for-seniors-and-people-with-disabilities/

A Guide for Disabled Homebuyers 
https://www.redfin.com/blog/guide-for-disabled-home-buyers

Financial Assistance for Accessibility Home Repairs and Modifications 
https://www.disability.gov/disability-can-get-help-modifying-home-make-accessible/

Home Accessibility Costs   
http://www.homeadvisor.com/cost/disability-accommodation/

Lifts and Other Home Adjustments for Disabled Individuals
http://www.elevators.com/lifts-and-other-home-adjustments-for-disabled-individuals

Estate Planning for Parents of Special Needs Kids
https://www.justgreatlawyers.com/estate-planning-for-parents-of-children-with-autism

Parenting with Disabilities: A Guide to Necessary Home Modifications
https://www.homeadvisor.com/r/parenting-with-disabilities-home-modification-guide/

Financial Assistance for Disabled Homeowners and Tenants
https://www.tradesmenprices.co.uk/financial-assistance/

Creating a Wheelchair-Friendly Home: A Complete Guide
https://www.southbayresidential.com/wheelchair-accessible-home-modifications.php

The Complete Guide to Home Modifications to Prevent Seniors From Falling
https://www.bigrentz.com/how-to-guides/guide-home-modifications-prevent-seniors-falling

How Disability Friendly is Your City?
https://www.yourstoragefinder.com/special-needs-checklist-how-disability-friendly-is-your-city

Winter Home Insulation Guide for the Elderly
https://www.buildingmaterials.co.uk/resources/insulation-guide-elderly/

 

FINANCIAL RESOURCES

Social Security Information
Social Security Disability Benefits Guide & Calculator

Business Ideas for People With Disabilities
https://www.commercialcapitaltraining.com/business-resources/business-ideas/business-ideas-people-disabilities/

A New Savings Plan for the Disabled
http://www.wsj.com/articles/a-new-savings-plan-for-the-disabled-1420939307

Employees’ Guide to Negotiating Reasonable Accommodations 
https://askjan.org/EeGuide/

Guide for Employees with Disabilities and Their Employers
https://pingboard.com/guide-for-employees-with-disabilities-and-employers/

How Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities Works
https://money.howstuffworks.com/personal-finance/college-planning/financial-aid/financial-aid-disabled-students.htm

The Guide To Keeping Your Home Through Debilitating Disease
https://www.mortgagecalculator.org/helpful-advice/keeping-your-home.php

Life Planning for Children and Adults with Special Needs
http://fcsn.org/newsletter/2014/fall-2014/life-planning

How Mortgages Are Affected in Disaster-Prone Areas
https://mortgagecalculator.biz/resources/natural-disasters.php

The Guide to Buying Used Accessible Vehicles for Disability Accommodation
http://www.lagrangecountrydodge.com/blog/2016/october/12/guide-buying-used-accessible-vehicles.htm

Ultimate Guide to Starting a Business for Retirees
https://lumatax.com/blog/the-ultimate-guide-to-starting-a-business-for-retirees/

The Senior’s Guide to Paying for At-Home Long-Term Care
https://www.mortgagecalculator.org/helpful-advice/long-term-care.php

 

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

Tips for Parents of Children with Disabilities Who Want Them to Succeed in School
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jennifer-laszlo-mizrahi/tips-for-parents-of-child_b_11717882.html

Routines and Children with Disabilities
http://raisingchildren.net.au/articles/disabilities_routines.html

Teaching Students with Special Need
https://www.teachervision.com/special-education/new-teacher/48460.html

Homeschooling and Special Needs Children
https://www.hslda.org/strugglinglearner/sn_Klicka.asp

College Assistance Guide for People with ADHD 
http://www.usnewsuniversitydirectory.com/articles/college-assistance-for-ADHD-students_15111.aspx

How to Explain Disability to a Child
http://www.mychildwithoutlimits.org/act/family-life/how-to-explain-disability-to-a-child/

Explaining special needs to your child: 15 great children’s books
http://www.friendshipcircle.org/blog/2011/11/10/explaining-special-needs-to-your-child-15-great-children%E2%80%99s-books/

Family Communication Plan for Parents
https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/0e3ef555f66e22ab832e284f826c2e9e/FEMA_plan_parent_508_071513.pdf

Managing Your Child’s Transition to Adulthood
http://www.mychildwithoutlimits.org/act/life-planning/managing-your-childs-transition-to-adulthood/

Best Vocational Training Programs for Disabled in 2018
https://www.vocationaltraininghq.com/best-vocational-training-programs-disabled/

 

HEATHCARE RESOURCES

Substance Abuse Among Physically Disabled Individuals
http://sunrisehouse.com/addiction-demographics/physically-disabled/

Children with Aspergers: Developing Social Skills at Home and School
http://www.myaspergerschild.com/2011/04/developing-social-skills-at-home-and.html

Healthy Eating Advice for Wheelchair-bound People
http://www.healthyeating.net.nz/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/fact-sheet-advice-for-wheelchair-bound-people.pdf

Addiction Treatment Guide for Individuals with a Disability
http://www.addictioncampuses.com/persons-with-disabilities

Obesity and Children with Special Needs 
http://www.abilitypath.org/health-daily-care/health/growth-and-nutrition/articles/obesity/pdfs/obesity-report.pdf

Disability.gov’s Guide for Family Caregivers
https://www.disability.gov/resource/disability-govs-guide-family-caregivers/

Low Vision Internet Gateway
http://www.lowvision.org/introduction_to_the_low_vision_g.htm

Guide to Finding Credible Medical Advice
https://online.arbor.edu/blog/guide-finding-credible-medical-information-advice/

Developing Your Blind Child’s Sleep Schedule
http://www.wonderbaby.org/articles/sleep-schedule

How to Exercise if You Have Limited Mobility
https://www.helpguide.org/articles/healthy-living/chair-exercises-and-limited-mobility-fitness.htm

Healthy Eating Advice for Wheelchair-bound People
http://www.healthyeating.net.nz/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/fact-sheet-advice-for-wheelchair-bound-people.pdf

The Survival Guide for Kids with Physical Disabilities & Challenges
https://www.freespirit.com/files/original/Survival-Guide-for-Kids-with-Physical-Disabilities-and-Challenges-preview-1.pdf

Disaster Safety for People with Disabilities: What to Do When Emergency Weather Strikes
https://www.redfin.com/blog/disaster-safety-for-people-with-disabilities

Disaster Preparedness For Seniors By Seniors
http://www.redcross.org/images/MEDIA_CustomProductCatalog/m4640086_Disaster_Preparedness_for_Srs-English.revised_7-09.pdf

Long-term Disability vs. Short-term Disability Explained
https://www.policygenius.com/blog/long-term-disability-vs-short-term-disability-explained/

Emergency Power Planning for People Who Use Electricity and Battery-Dependent Assistive Technology
https://adata.org/sites/adata.org/files/files/ADANN_Emergency_Power_planning-2016%20_%20final(1).pdf

The Relationship Between Disability and Addiction
https://www.addictioncenter.com/addiction/Disability/

The 9 Most Hazardous Chemicals for People with Special Needs
https://www.airfiltersdelivered.com/hazardous-chemicals

In-Home Services That Can Help Seniors Continue to Live Independently
https://www.agingcare.com/articles/kinds-of-home-care-available-for-seniors-137919.htm

Essential Resources for Senior Citizens and their Caregivers
https://www.eldercaredirectory.org/state-resources.htm

Signs It’s Time for Assisted Living
https://www.assistedlivingfacilities.org/resources/talking-to-a-parent/signs-it-s-time-for-assisted-living/

Assisted Living for Disabled & Handicapped Seniors
https://www.seniorliving.org/lifestyles/assisted-living-communities/disability/

TRAVEL & RECREATION RESOURCES

Guide to Attending a Sporting Event for Disabled, Special Needs & Seniors
https://sportfacts.org/guide-to-attending-a-ballgame-for-disabled-special-needs-senior-citizens/

The Complete List of Free Things and Grants for Kids with Special Needs
https://www.dontpayfull.com/blog/free-things-and-grants-for-kids-with-special-needs

Safe travels: Disaster preparedness on the road
http://www.getreadyforflu.org/facts/DrivingDisastersWeb.pdf

Tips for Travelers with Disabilities
https://www.ricksteves.com/travel-tips/trip-planning/travelers-with-disabilities

Transportation Options for Seniors Who Don’t Drive
https://www.neptunesociety.com/cremation-planning-for-caregivers/transportation-options-for-seniors-who-dont-drive

Travelling Abroad with a Disability
https://www.insurancewith.com/travelling-with-a-medical-condition/travelling-abroad-with-a-disability/

 

AUTISM RESOURCES

Autism Resources for Families
http://www.nationalautismcenter.org/resources/for-families/

Sesame Street Autism Resources for Parents
http://autism.sesamestreet.org/

Reduce the Noise: Help Loved Ones with Sensory Overload Enjoy Shopping
http://www.retailmenot.com/blog/sensory-overload-while-shopping.html

CDC Autism Links and Resources
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/links.html

Operation Autism for Military Families
http://www.operationautismonline.org/

Moving with Special Needs Kids
http://www.yourstoragefinder.com/moving-with-special-needs-kids

Temple Grandin’s Teaching Tips
https://www.iidc.indiana.edu/?pageId=601