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Need guidance for life with a disability: stories and facts, insights and encouragement? All Things Disability is a site that offers just that, conveniently organized into categories like Veterans, Health, How-Tos, and Inspiration. News articles and real life experiences make up an easy to navigate source. Check it out!
If you’re an adult or a child with disabilities, there are plenty of ways to get free or discounted stuff, be it medical supplies, financial assistance or even educational assistance and scholarships. You just need to know where to look! WikiBuy has compiled a comprehensive list of all the best discounts for people with disabilities.
What’s better than free stuff? MORE free stuff! Try this article with key links to resources, free things and discounts for adults with disabilities. They have lots of stuff for kids too, but that’s a separate list. It’s harder to find it for adults, because maybe they think adults with disabilities have it all together and don’t need help.
This handy list of resources and instructions is from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. It lets you know what things are covered under the ADA regarding employment, including how to ask for reasonable accommodations and what to do if you think you are being discriminated against because of your disability.
Officer, where’s my stuff? Courts generally have not been receptive to homeless people’s claims on loss of personal property. This source from University of California, Hastings Law School considers several legal arguments to protect the personal property of America’s growing homeless population.