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DRM Guide to Disability Resources on the Internet

Disability Resources, inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization established to promote and improve awareness, availability and accessibility of information that can help people with disabilities live, learn, love, work and play independently.

Money Matters

Dealing with a debt crisis can certainly have a devastating affect on your way of life. When you feel like there is nowhere else to turn, turn to our staff to provide you with avenues you can use in order to remedy the situation and get on with your life.

Disabled often overlooked in crisis planning

Agency warns many could perish when disaster strikes

Welcome to Modest Needs

Modest Needs® is a non-profit organization reaching out to hard-working individuals and families who suddenly find themselves faced with small, emergency expenses that they have no way to afford on their own.

Social Security Online

Home Modification

AJN, American Journal of Nursing, October 2006, Volume 106 Number 10, Pages 54 - 63

Benefits For People With Disabilities

The Social Security and Supplemental Security Income disability programs are the largest of several Federal programs that provide assistance to people with disabilities. While these two programs are different in many ways, both are administered by the Social Security Administration and only individuals who have a disability and meet medical criteria may qualify for benefits under either program.

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY)

We serve the nation as a central source of information on: disabilities in infants, toddlers, children, and youth, IDEA, which is the law authorizing special education, No Child Left Behind (as it relates to children with disabilities), and research-based information on effective educational practices.

Emergency Preparedness: Taking Responsiblity for Your Safety

Tips for People with Disabities and Activity Limitations.

Angel Flight

A non-profit charitable air medical transportation organization serving needy people and their families. We provide access to specialized medical evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation.

Disability Evaluation Under Social Security

Blue Book- January 2005

How the New Medicare Drug Benefit Could Affect Vulnerable Populations

Health Aff. 2006;25(1):248-255. ©2006 Project HOPE Posted 01/18/2006 Lower-income seniors and those with chronic illnesses could continue to have difficulty paying for their medications.

Website of the National Patient Air Transport HELPLINE

The NATIONAL PATIENT TRAVEL HELPLINE provides information about all forms of charitable, long-distance medical air transportation and provides referrals to all appropriate sources of help available in the national charitable medical air transportation network.

Government Funding - Grants - Loans - Ramp Products for Persons with Disabilities

A comprehensive network of assistance and information programs for the physically handicapped and wheelchair bound, to increase access to assistive technology devices and services for individuals with disabilities and their families.

Supporting Self-management in Patients with Chronic Illness

Am Fam Physician 2005;72:1503-10. Copyright © 2005 American Academy of Family Physicians.

Disability Evaluation Under Social Security

Listing of Impairments - Adult Listings (Part A) Blue Book- January 2005

Disabled Online

We are dedicated to providing beneficial resources for the disabled community and their families and friends. offers something for everyone, including: news stories, message boards, disabled topics and chat rooms. We encourage you to use as a place to meet people and gain information that can improve someone's life. Feel free to share our site with your friends and loved ones. Disabled Online is continuously growing, striving to deliver the subjects and tools that meet your needs.

American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD)

The largest national nonprofit cross-disability member organization in the United States, dedicated to ensuring economic self-sufficiency and political empowerment for the more than 56 million Americans with disabilities. AAPD works in coalition with other disability organizations for the full implementation and enforcement of disability nondiscrimination laws, particularly the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Patient Travel and Lodging

Links to charitable or special fare flights to research and treatment sites, a nationwide directory of hospital hospitality houses for patients and families, and fee-for-service ambulance services. Note: The organizations listed below are not Government agencies, and ORD does not endorse or promote any of these organizations. When you enter the Web sites listed below, you will leave the ORD Web site. Please return to our Web site to find more information on rare diseases research and related information, patient support groups and genetic testing laboratories and clinics.

Disability Evaluation Under Social Security

Listing of Impairments - Childhood Listings (Part B) Blue Book- January 2005

You're Able

Information, products and services for disabled community

I'm Adapting to Disabilities

School Services You May Not Know About

By Margaret Gelbwasser Services and programs your child's school offers that you probably don't know about.

Missing Out on Benefits?

BenefitsCheckUp helps thousands of people every day to connect to government programs that can help them pay for prescription drugs, health care, utilities, and other needs.

Love and Sacrifice: The Life of the Caregiver

The stress of caregiving and the need to care for ourselves.

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