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Disability Help Site

Helping you to find the benefits that you deserve.

There is help available for people with disabilities. Government SSDI benefits, assistive technology devices, special housing funds, home modifications, health benefits and others are all benefits which are available to the disABLED. This disability resource will help you find needed benefits.


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Rehabs.com
Mission is to provide information for those suffering with substance abuse and behavioral addictions - either personally or through loved ones - and to connect those people with the treatment programs that can help them.

http://www.rehabs.com/guides/substance-abuse disorders

Bed sores - caused by medical negligence?
Bed sores are a type of injury in which an individual suffers from open wounds and irritated skin patches that are caused by friction and unrelieved pressure. Learn more about bed sores and how medical negligence may have cause this type of pain and suffering. A bed sore attorney may be able to help file a medical negligence lawsuit on behalf of your loved one and help obtain compensation for his or her case.

http://www.bedsorefaq.com/

Nursing Home Abuse Help
Our Nursing Home Abuse attorneys can help Nursing Home Abuse victims and their families get the justice and financial compensation they are rightfully owed. We encourage all victims to contact us with any questions you have. Get a free consultation with a Nursing Home Abuse Attorney.

http://www.nursinghomeabuse.net

Zofran Lawsuit Guide
"Help for families affected by a Zofran birth defect."
http://www.zofranlawsuitguide.com

BirthInjuryGuide.org
"Is staffed by a birth injury advocacy group based out of Houston, TX. Our staff includes professional writers and researchers, birth injury experts, and medical professionals, all working together to produce the most comprehensive birth injury information source possible."
http://www.birthinjuryguide.org

Described and Captioned Media Program
"Our mission to promote and provide equal access to communication and learning for students who are blind, visually impaired, deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind."
http://www.dcmp.org

Undiagnosed Patient Program
"To support the start of the rare disease journey for undiagnosed patients through connections, resources and direct funding for complex diagnostics."
http://globalgenes.org/undiagnosed

FacingDisability.com
"300 of the best spinal cord injury resources on the web. We designed it to help you find what you need quickly; the descriptions are written in plain English; every listing tells you "Where to Start."
http://www.facingdisability.com

sComm
"sComm is a worldwide leader in face-to-face communication technology for the deaf/ hard of hearing community. With the next generation UbiDuo, the privately held company continues to revolutionize the way more than 37 million Americans with hearing loss communicate with the rest of the world."
http://www.scomm.com

Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind
For over six decades, we have promoted the independence, enhanced mobility, and companionship a guide dog brings to its handler. Our students come to us from all over the United States and Canada. Our trademark small classes and individualized instruction often attract students who may have special requirements and we have successfully trained hearing-impaired blind people as well as many physically challenged people.
http://www.guidedog.org

The Arc
"The Arc of the United States advocates for the rights and full participation of all children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities."
http://www.thearc.org

Kurzweil Educational Systems
Was founded in 1996 and is recognized as the leading developer of reading technology for people with learning difficulties and those who are blind or visually impaired.
http://www.kurzweiledu.com/default.html

Brain and Spinal Cord Resource
"Our mission is to be the most reliable, timely and complete resource on the internet for brain injury and spinal cord injury survivors. Our hope is that this site will become relied upon as a trustworthy resource for the community and for those who are searching for information."
http://www.brainandspinalcord.org


The Travis Roy Foundation
"The individual grant funds have been used to modify vans and to purchase wheelchairs, computers, ramps, shower chairs, and other adaptive equipment to help paraplegics and quadriplegics live their lives."
http://www.travisroyfoundation.org

National Organization for Rare Disorders
"Is a unique federation of individuals and organizations working together to build a better world for people affected by rare diseases."
http://www.rarediseases.org

National Anxiety Foundation
Subjects include: obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, terrorism fear.

http://www.lexington-on-line.com/naf.html

Myositis information site
Myositis is the swelling of muscles due to infection, injury, exercise. This site has information concerning this problem.

http://www.arthritis.org/disease-center.php?disease_id=15

National Institute Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
Their mission is to reduce the burden of neurological disease.
http://www.ninds.nih.gov/index.htm

Down Syndrome: Health Issues written by Dr. Len Leshin, M.D.
Contains articles about children with DS. Articles include dealing with: Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Musculoskeletal Disorders and DS, Blood Disorders and DS, plus articles written by guest physicians.
http://www.ds-health.com

Vitamin D deficiency linked to disease
"Scientists have mapped the points at which vitamin D interacts with our DNA and identified over 200 genes directly influenced by vitamin D. The results are published in the journal Genome Research."
http://www.ox.ac.uk/media/news_stories/2010/

Foundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types
"FIRST is a vibrant, growing foundation connected to its members and families by the special skin and unique management needs of individuals and families with ichthyosis and related skin types.
"Our mission is to educate, inspire, and connect those touched by ichthyosis and related disorders through emotional support, information, advocacy, and research funding for better treatments and eventual cures."

http://www.firstskinfoundation.org/index.cfm

Helping Hands: Monkey Helpers for the Disabled
"Monkey Helpers for the Disabled is a unique national non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that places specially trained capuchin monkeys with people who are paralyzed, or who suffer other severe mobility impairments."
http://www.monkeyhelpers.org

DisabledTravelers.com
A comprehensive listing of accessible travel specialists: Travel Agents, Tour Operators, Adventure Travel Companies, Accessible Cruise Specialists, Accessible Van Rentals & Equipment, Travel Companions, Home Exchanges, and Access Guides for wheelchair users and other disabled travelers.
http://www.disabledtravelers.com

Standards.gov
Information on assistive technology. From grab bars in a shower to remote control switching devices connected to a wheelchair for operating lighting fixtures, there are standards, laws and policies governing these devices.
http://standards.gov/assistivetechnology.cfm

Nursing Home Abuse Guide
Created so families and loved ones could seek answers on elder abuse and neglect. From injury types to claims, nursing home abuse guide covers an extensive amount of elder abuse discourse.

http://www.nursinghomeabuseguide.com

Pain

Arthritis Management
Rehabilitation, pain management, exercise and more
http://www.hopkins-arthritis.org

National Pain Foundation
"An on-line educational and support community for persons in pain, their families and physicians. Your source for treatment options and pain information that is peer reviewed by leading pain specialists."
http://www.painconnection.org

Medical Information Network
This site is full of good information concerning: chronic pain, fatigue, fibromyalgia, RSD, and more. Very useful site.

http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/hp.asp


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