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List of Hobbies for the Disabled
A list of hobbies that disabled individuals can enjoy, and organizations that support these hobbies and participants.

Best Colleges and Universities for Disabled Students
List of the best colleges and universities in the U.S. that offer exceptional programs for disabled students. The list is arranged alphabetically by state.

Best Colleges and Universities for Disabled Students
List of the best colleges and universities in the U.S. that offer exceptional programs for disabled students. The list is arranged alphabetically by state.

Best Colleges and Universities for Disabled Students
List of the best colleges and universities in the U.S. that offer exceptional programs for disabled students. The list is arranged alphabetically by state.

Best Colleges and Universities for Disabled Students
List of the best colleges and universities in the U.S. that offer exceptional programs for disabled students. The list is arranged alphabetically by state.

Gift Ideas for Child and Teen Wheelchair Users
Gift ideas for children, teens, and young adults who use a wheelchair, from custom paint jobs to wheelchair slippers, and cushion covers.

7 Caregiver Interview Questions
Before you hire a caregiver to work in your home, certain interview questions will help you select the right person for the job of caring for a loved one.

Assisted Living Options for Young Adults
Options for assisted living for young adults range from at-home care to in-law apartments. Learn the pros and cons of assisted living options.

Disability Student Loan Discharge and Forgiveness
If you are disabled and unable to pay student loan yet, learn how you can get your loans forgiven by applying for a disability student loan discharge.

Taxes and Social Security Disability
Paul Gada, tax attorney and personal financial planning director for Allsup, explains what is taxable, and how to reduce taxes on disability income.

How to Become a Model, Even with a Disability
Being a disabled model is a viable career path, no matter what your disability is. Find tips to find an agent and start your modeling career.

Epileptic Author Agatha Christie Biography
Agatha Christie wrote many famous mystery and crime novels, plays and short stories, and she also suffered from epilepsy. Read on for her biography.

Adaptive Aids for Knitting and Crocheting
These knitting adaptive aids will make you feel crafty again. Learn about adaptive aids for the disabled and ergonomic knitting tools.

Adaptive Gardening Tools for Gardeners with Disabilities
Gardening is a great hobby, but can be difficult for people with physical disabilities. Here is a list of 7 great adaptive gardening tools that can help.

10 Designers of Fashionable Adaptive Clothing
Ten great places to by adaptive clothing for wheelchair users and the disabled. Casual, business, outdoor, and bridal for men, women and children.

College Adaptive Sports Programs
A list of colleges that offer adaptive sports programs to their disabled students who use wheelchairs or other adaptive equipment.

Supplemental Security Income Tips for Disabled Children
Children who have a medically determinable physical or mental impairment may be eligible for Supplemental Security Income. These tips will help you work through the application process.

How to Rent a Wheelchair While Traveling
Learn how to rent a wheelchair for a day. Read on for tips on what to do before you rent, wheelchair rental costs, types of wheelchairs and more.

Guide to the Plan to Achieve Self-Support (PASS) Program
PASS is a program that can help individuals receiving SSDI or SSI income achieve self-sufficiency. Learn more about PASS and the application process.

13 College Scholarships for Disabled Students
Explore the college scholarship opportunities available for students with disabilities that can help offset the cost of higher education.

13 College Scholarships for Disabled Students
Explore the college scholarship opportunities available for students with disabilities that can help offset the cost of higher education.

Advice for Adult Children Caring for a Disabled Parent
Caring for a disabled parent can present problems that adult children aren't always prepared for. Learn how to adapt and seek support when needed.

Employment for Social Security Disability Recipients
Learn about the employment guidelines for disabled individuals who are receiving Social Security Disability Income.

Applying for Social Security Disability
The steps to be taken when applying for Social Security Disability, required documentation and the Social Security Administration's 5-step process.

What Is Inclusive Education for Special Needs Children?
In a public school setting, the term

Coping with Depression and Disability
Disability can lead to depression, whether the disability is new or life-long. Here are warning signs of clinical depression and resources for coping.

How Stephen Hawking Lives With ALS and Disabilities
Stephen Hawking, world renowned theoretical physicist and cosmologist, has managed to thrive despite living with disabilities as a result of ALS.

Why Caregivers Should Consider Joining a Support Group
Caregivers of family members with disabilities should consider joining support groups. Find out what the groups offer and what to expect at meetings.

Why You Should Hire the Disabled - Jobs for Disabilities
There are many myths that warn against hiring workers with disabilities, but there are many reasons why you should hire disabled employees.

About Service Animals - Service Animal Owner Rights
What is a service animal? Read on for service animal duties and abilities, as well as how to file a discrimination complaint with the ADA.

What You Need to Know About Buying a Mobility Scooter
Information on the types of mobility scooters available, who would benefit from using them and considerations before purchasing one.

What Animals Can Be Trained as Service Animals?
The different types of animals that can be trained as service animals.

The Unique Body Image Challenges Related to Disablity
Learn about the extent to which many people with disabilities internalize negative body image, an issue that not enough people are talking about.

Caregiver's Guide to Handling Finances for a Loved One
If you are the caregiver for a disabled person, learn how to take care of their financial health as well as their physical and mental health.

Make the Transition to Adulthood and Independent Living
What options are available to a young adult with disabilities when they're ready to live independently? This article provides a complete overview.

10 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Rehabilitation Facility
10 questions to ask a patient coordinator or caseworker at a rehabilitation facility or rehabilitation hospital. The questions should help you select the very best facility for yourself, or a loved one.

Scooters and Powerchairs Medicare Requirements
The requirements that must be met by physicians and disabled individuals prior to Medicare approving an application for a mobility scooter or powerchair.

The Benefits of Having Disabled Characters on 'Glee'
The hit TV show 'Glee' features a few characters who are disabled. Why should more Hollywood and television studios portray the disabled community?

Daycare Facilities for Disabled Children
Choosing a daycare facility for a disabled child can be a lengthy process. Parents need to research the background of the facility, observe the educational instruction offered and learn about the skill level and training of the caregivers and teachers at a facility before placing their child in one.

Youth Nursing Homes
Information on the movement to remove children and young adults from eldercare facilities and nursing homes designed for end-of-life care. Options available for caring for disabled children at home as well as availability of funding for in-home care.

Best Companies for Disabilities - Jobs for the Disabled
These are the best workplaces for people with disabilities. These disability-friendly companies offer advocacy groups and other disability benefits.

Therapeutic Gardens
Therapeutic gardens are often used in the treatment of individuals with chronic illness and disabilities. They can help reduce stress, increase concentration and stamina, as well as offering many more benefits.

Disability Support Groups - Find a Support Group
Join a support group to meet people who are like you. Read on for information about the how to find disability support groups, what to expect and more.

How to Deal With Bed Rest During Pregnancy
Being prescribed bed rest during pregnancy can throw a huge wrinkle in your plans. This article will help to provide suggestions on how to deal with this time psychologically and financially to help bring your stress levels down.

SandPad All-Terrain Stabilizer - Cane & Crutch Stabilizers
The SandPad is a stabilizer attachment that allows cane and crutch users to walk on sand, snow, gravel and more. Improve your mobility with the SandPad.

Group Homes for the Disabled
Group homes are an alternative to nursing homes or institutions for the disabled. Tips and advice for selecting a group home for a disabled loved one.

Disability Prevention: Back and Hip Pain During Pregnancy
Common pains during pregnancy and how to avoid them.

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An index of categories in the

Disabilities in the Workplace
Disabled workers on the job face some unique challenges. Find out how to handle discrimination and peer relationships. Learn where to go for assistance with job related concerns and problems. Find out about your rights during an interview and after you've been hired.

Disability 101
Accessible living guide for the disabled. Reviews and information on mobility aids and assistive devices. Ways to plan and find the best disabled travel arrangements. Plans for preparing for an emergency.

Oklahoma Disability Resource List
A resource list for individuals with disabilities residing in the state of Oklahoma.

Camps for Disabled Children
A list of camps for disabled children, arranged by state. Camps for special needs children that are open at various times throughout the year.

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Postpartum Fitness and Prevention of Disability
An overview of body changes during pregnancy that can affect the ability to exercise after with a suggested exercise program.

Postpartum Complications and Disability
Some common treatable complications of childbirth that can be related to disability if untreated.

How to Talk With Your Employer About Maternity Leave
Talking with your employer about maternity leave can be stressful. Take some time to think about what you want before approaching this tough subject!

Disability Related to Pregnancy
Common causes of disability related to pregnancy and ways that you might be able to avoid them. As always, consult with your doctor about your own personal situation.

Financial Resources
Find financial resources for the care of a disabled child. How to locate grants and funding opportunities to assist with expenses when caring for a disabled person. Programs available for disabled children and their families.

Halloween Costume Ideas for the Disabled
Halloween costume ideas for the disabled using wheelchairs, walkers or canes.

Accessible Airline Rankings
A list of airlines by order of the number of complaints filed against them by disabled travelers. The types of complaints that are filed by disabled airline passengers to the U.S. Department of Transportation.