Web Links

All links are in alphabetical order and open in new window. 

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AARP: Home and Fit Guide - Easy, inexpensive ways to make a home safer and more comfortable. 
 
ABA Materials - Helps to teach speech, language and communication to children of all ages, including people with Autism and PDD. 
 
Acessible Accomodations and average expense for the remodel - A guide which shows national average expense for remodeling a home for various accommodation needs.

Access-Able Travel - Information about: disabled travel, wheelchair travel, disabled holidays, disability travel, handicapped travel, accessible travel, accessible travel, and vacations for disabled. 
 
Accessibility Clearinghouse - Devices and applications geared toward making communications easier for working-aged individuals with disabilities. 

Accredited Online Colleges for People with Visual Impairments Resources, Tools and Technology to Foster School Success for Students with Visual Impairments 

Accredited Online Colleges and Disability Education - Resources for Accredited Online Colleges and Disability Education

ADA 25th Anniversary 

ADA Portal - Your trusted source for information on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 

ADA Walks - Designed to provide access to any on ground application such as beaches, playgrounds or any area where there is a need to provide access.

ADAPT - ADAPT is a national grass-roots community that organizes disability rights activists to engage in nonviolent direct action, including civil disobedience, to assure the civil and human rights of people with disabilities to live in freedom. 

Addiction Resource - Addiction information and treatment database

College Affordability Guide : College Affordability for Students with Disabilities 

College Resource Guide for Students with Disabilities : College Resources for Students with Disabilities  

Online colleges in Texas  

Accredited Schools Online guide for students with hearing impairments

Affordable Degrees Online: College Courses Online for Students with Disabilities 

Affordable Colleges Online - Guide for People with Visual Impairments: A recently updated guidebook for people with visual impairments.

Affordable Colleges Online: A recently updated guidebook to accredited online degree programs at non profit colleges, to better help new and returning students understand the online academic landscape and how best to succeed in an online degree program.

How to Become - : College Courses Online, how to guide for different careers.

AIM High - Home and Community Services for people with developmental disabilities. 
 
Aging Texas Well - The Aging Texas Well (ATW) initiative was created to identify and discuss aging policy issues, guide state government readiness, and promote increased community preparedness for an aging Texas. 
 
Alzheimers and Coping with Grief - A Caregivers Guide 

Alzheimers Useful Links

  1. Parent’s Guide: Helping Children & Teens Understand Alzheimer’s
  2. Preparing Your Home for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s: A Caregiver’s Guide

  3. Another World: People With Alzheimer’s Share Their Perspectives

  4. Alzheimer’s Aggression: Causes & Management

  5. Guide to Addiction Prevention for Seniors

  6. Dementia Assistance Dogs

  7. Caring for the Alzheimer’s Caregiver

  8. Helping Alzheimer’s Sufferers Cope with the Loss of a Loved One: A Guide for Caregivers
  9. Caregiver’s Guide to Understanding Dementia Behaviors

  10.  The Benefits of Cooking with Alzheimer’s: A Caregiver’s Guide
  11.  Six Things Seniors Can Do To Improve Memory
  12.  Preparing Your Home for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s: A Caregiver’s Guide
  13.  10 Easy Ways Seniors Can Boost Their Mental Health and Well-Being
  14.  Eating for Your Brain as a Senior
  15.  Overcoming The Loss Of A Child Without Drugs Or Alcohol — A Parent’s Guide
  16.  Mourning A Parent or Spouse’s Death
  17.  Promoting Mental Health at Home: How to Design the Perfect Meditation Room at Home

American Amputee Foundation - AAF will empower amputees, their families, and care providers to make informed decisions by providing them with information, referral, peer counseling, self-help literature and education. 

 
American Association of People with Disabilities - the country's largest cross-disability membership organization, organizes the disability community to be a powerful voice for change: politically, economically, and socially. 
 
American Foundation for the Blind - Expanding possibilities for people with vision loss 
 
American Sleep Apnea Association - a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing injury, disability, and death from sleep apnea and to enhancing the well-being of those affected by this common disorder. 
 
Amputee Coalition - Resources for amputees, amputation, limb loss, limb difference, peer support and more. 

Arthritis and the Benefits of Swimming - How arthritis can be helped with water exercise. 

Asbestos.com - Providing vital services and free resources for patients and families affected by mesothelioma and other asbestos related cancers.
 
Assistive Technology / Equipment Recycling - FREE Listing Service for Used Home Medical Equipment. 

ASSISTANCE IN YOUR AREA CODE - Aunt Bertha has a Database to connect you to assistance in your area code in the USA. 
 
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America - Allergy and Asthma information. 
 
Attendant Network - a registry that helps to connect personal attendants with people needing attendant services. 
 
Autism - Research to identify causes and advance treatments for autism spectrum disorders. 
 
Autism and Special Education Software - Interactive Education for Visual Learners. 
 
Autism Online Support Group - A health community focused on becoming a free center for Online Support Groups. 
 
Autism On the Seas - Group & Individual Vacation options for Adults and Families living with Autism and Related Disabilities. 
 
Autism Treatment - Web-based Autism Treatment Platform. 

Extra Autism Information links: Sesame Street Autism Resources for ParentsReduce the Noise: Help Loved Ones with Sensory Overload Enjoy ShoppingResources for Military FamiliesAcademic Accommodation ResourcesEstate Planning for Parents of Special Needs Kids

 
Auto Chair - Person Lifts and Transfer into Vehicles. 

Autoimmune Disease Fact Sheet - A list of FAQs About Autoimmune Disorders

.Autoimmune Disease Guide - Everything You Need to Know About Autoimmune Disorders.

Autoimmune Disease in Women - Autoimmunity: A Major Women’s Health Issue.

Autoimmune Disease Specialists - Find doctors and dentists by specialty.

Autoimmune Disorders - Information on autoimmune disorders.

Automobile Insurance Facts for people with disabilities - Information on auto insurance and modifying a car for people with disabilities.

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http://www.twc.state.tx.us/partners/independent-living-services-older-individuals-who-are-blind

http://www.twc.state.tx.us/files/partners/ils-oib-fact-sheet-twc.pdf

BID or the Blind Independence Diabetes Group  The BID Group is sponsored by Medicare Bid Winner Advanced Diabetes Supply which can also provide the blind-friendly Prodigy Voice glucose meter to Medicare, private health plan, and cash pay customers.  They sell Prodigy test strips for just $6.87 per box of 50 for people without insurance.   If you want more information about the BID Group call Jerry at 980-253-0949 or to order a Prodigy Voice meter and supplies call Bob at 760-579-7230.

Bookshare - Accessible Books and Periodicals for Readers with Print Disabilities 
 
BrainBashers - A fun website that provides brain teasers, puzzles, riddles, games and optical illusions. 
 

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Cancer Assistance - a few websites for those who wish to know more about cancer. 

Canine Assistants - a non-profit organizationwhich trains and provides service dogs for children and adults with physical disabilities or other special needs. 

Career & College Guide - We help teenagers and adults to find a career they love. We have put together 900+ careers from different industries.

CDC - Guide to Disability & Health - An overview of differnt types of disabilities. 

Cerebral Palsy Guide -- a guide to resources for those with cerebral palsy and their families. Cerebral Palsy Guide offers emotional support, educational information and financial tools to parents and children whom are affected by this disorder. 

Cerebral Palsy Guide -- another guide to resources for those with cerebral palsy and their families. 

Cerebral Palsy Group -- a resource for families of children with cerebral palsy.

Chronic Disease Fund - a non-profit, full service financial and medication assistance organization. 

Cleaning for a Reason - A free housecleaning service for women undergoing cancer treatment. 

Clothing for people in wheelchairs - IZ Collection is a line of fashionable and functional clothing, created to make wheelchair users look and feel amazing.

Accredited Colleges for Students with Disabilities  - Providing a list of accredited schools and information specific to students with disabilities.

College Guide for Students with Disabilities - College life is a very different game, allowing students to make a lot of choices and decisions for themselves.

College Guide for Students who are wanting to work in elder care - Tips for students who are planning to work in elder care..

College Resources for Students with Disabilities - Providing the information needed to make informed higher education decisions.

College Resources for Students with Visual Impairment - A collection of resources designed to help visually impaired students transition into higher education and achieve success in the college classroom once enrolled.

College Resources in the Health Science Field  - Providing a list of schools and information in the Health Science field.

Consumer Safety - ConsumerDangers.com is dedicated to keeping the public informed about consumer dangers and safety issues associated with numerous products that can cause the public harm.

Complaints about Telecommunications - Address any complaint you have against a telecommunications company.

Cooking Safety - How to Stay Clean and Safe in the Kitchen

Cord Blood Center - A resource for those wishing to utilize cord blood banking to treat diseases in children. 

Cord Blood Guide - Create your profile to receive our cord blood banking guide 
   
Coventry Reserve - is a day program that provides life enrichment opportunities for adults with special needs. 

Find Your County Government Offices - a web site short cut to all county government departments from animal shelters to unemployment offices.
 

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Dallas Bar Free Advice  On the 2nd and 3rd Wednesday of each month, The Dallas Bar Association sponsors LegalLine, an anonymous telephone hotline, where volunteer attorneys will answer your legal questions for FREE by answering phone calls from 5:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. There are Spanish-speaking attorneys when available. The telephone number to call is (214) 220-7476. Callers are welcome to call with ANY kind of legal question.

Dallas County Health and Human Services - provides health programs for Dallas County residents. 

Dallas Housing Authority - provides quality, affordable housing to low-income families and individuals through the effective and efficient administration of housing assistance programs; and by creating and cultivating opportunities for program participants to achieve self-sufficiency and economic independence. 
 
Dallas Morning News - Online Newspaper 
 
Deaf Action Center - To provide for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, the means to ensure advancement through education, communication, economic security and good health. 
 
Delta Society's - Improving human health through service and therapy animals. 
 
Denton Record Chronicle - Online Newspaper 
 
Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) - Vocational Rehabilitation 
 
DFW Areas Services to Persons Who Are Blind and Visually Impaired - Brochure  
 
DFW Areas Services to Persons Who Are Blind and Visually Impaired (Spanish) Áreas DFW Servicios a las personas ciegas y con deficiencias visuales (Español)- Brochure 
 
Department of Labor - Wage and Hour Division - The DOL Wage and Hour Division (WHD) is responsible for enforcing some of our nation's most comprehensive federal labor laws on topics, including the minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, child labor and special employment, family and medical leave, migrant workers, lie detector tests, worker protections in certain temporary worker programs, and the prevailing wages for government service and construction contracts. 
 
Disabled Crime Victims Assistance, Inc. (DCVA) - Assisting the disabled crime victim and their families and promoting awareness of their specialized needs to those who serve victims and the community. 
 
 
Disability Connect - Are you on the go, but really need to find an organization in your state that has disability information or provides support for parents? Or do you need the contact information for a national disability specific organization? The National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY) has just the app for you! Find the contact information for organizations providing information on disabilities, special education, early intervention, support groups, and many more while you are at a doctor's appointment or even at a school meeting with just a tap of your finger! Here is the link for iPhone users 
 
disability.gov - Connecting the Disability Community to Information and Opportunities. 
 
 
Disability Law Resource Project - Southwest's leading resource on the Americans with Disabilities Act and related disability rights laws. 
 
Disability Resources - a nonprofit 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. 
 
Disability Statistics Compendium - an annual publication of statistics on people with disabilities and government programs that serve the population with disabilities and is modeled after the Statistical Abstracts of the United States, published yearly by the U.S. Department of Commerce. 
 
Disability World Web-Zine - Disability World is a web based magazine. 
 
disaboom.com - Information and resources for people with disabilities 
 
DogsfortheDeaf.org - Dogs for the Deaf rescues dogs for our programs from animal shelters throughout the western United States. After professional training at our southern Oregon facility, the dogs are placed with (1) People with a variety of disabilities and challenges including: hearing loss, deafness, and children on the autism spectrum and (2) Professionals (teachers, physicians, counselors, legal advocates, and caregivers) who work with people with various disabilities and challenges. 
 
Driving Issues for People with a Disability - Help with driving with a disability issues from insurance to vehicle modifications.

Drug Watch - a comprehensive Web site database featuring extensive information about thousands of different medications and drugs currently on the market or previously available worldwide.
 

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e-Bility - site offers easy access to a wide range of information, resources, services and products of interest to people with disability, their families and carers, health professionals and service providers in the disability sector. 
 
Early Intervention Programs - ECI is a statewide program for families with children, birth to three, with disabilities and developmental delays.

Emergency Preparedness - Emergency preparedness for people with mobility issues.

Emergency Preparedness - FEMA and Red Cross online booklet on Emergency preparedness for people with disabilities and other special needs.

More Emergency Preparedness 

  1. Home Emergency & Disaster Safety
  2.  Responding to Children’s Emotional Needs During Times of Crisis
  3.  Emergency Preparedness for Children with Special Needs
  4. Driving to Safety: The Car Owner’s Guide to Emergency Evacuation
  5.  Workplace Safety: Emergency Preparedness
  6. How to Prep For Every Type of Natural Disaster
  7. Keeping Your Family Safe During a Terrorist Attack
  8. Tornado Safety Guide
  9. A Pet Parent’s Guide to Preparing for Emergencies

 
Eye Services - DFW-area services for people who are blind and visually impaired. TEXT FORMAT 
 
Eye Services - DFW-area services for people who are blind and visually impaired. POSTER FORMAT 
 
Earn a Master Degree online. http://www.mastersineducationonline.net/

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Financial aid resources for individuals with disabilities - Fortunately, there are many financing options and benefits available to disabled students. This is our guide to the opportunities out there.
 
Fort Worth Star-Telegram - Online Newspaper 
 

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Go Direct - Information about the IRS form of payment starting in 2013 
 
Going to College - A resource for teens with disabilities. 

Guide for People with Disabilities in an Emergency - A redcross guide for people with disabilities. 

Guide for People with Disabilities who are Native Americans  - NativeOneStop.gov is a one-stop shop for American Indians and Alaska Natives to access resources available from the U.S. Government. 

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Free and reduced price healthcare clinics - Health Care clinics in Dallas County that offer free and based on income prices.

Healthy living links: 

  1. 20 Ways to Enjoy More Fruits and Vegetables
  2.  10 Easy, At-Home Exercises You Can Do With Your Kids
  3.  40 Ways to Sneak Veggies Into Any Meal Without Sacrificing Flavor
  4.  Home Gardening Tips: From Composting to Herb Gardens
  5.  25 Cheap Foods That Are Good for You
  6.  Senior Fitness for Beginners
  7.  The 7 Pieces of Equipment You Really Need in Your Home Gym
  8.  13 Ways to Sneak Exercise Into Your Day

Health and Human Services in Texas - Healthcare rules, regulations and laws.

Healthcare.gov - HealthCare.gov answers questions that relate to people with disabilities 

Healthfinder.gov - Links to controlling your health

Healthy Hearing - Hearing Aids and Hearing Loss help
 
Healthy Exercise- Health Living utilizing low impact Tai Chi exercises

Helping Restore Ability - a nonprofit corporation that employs, trains and monitors personal attendant care providers for people of all ages with any type of disabilities. 

Health Insurance Guide - This article explores some of the fundamental concepts that govern the health insurance industry, as well as some of the most common sources of health coverage.

Healthwell Foundation - a non-profit organization established in 2003 that is committed to addressing the needs of individuals with insurance who cannot afford their co-payments, coinsurance, and premiums for important medical treatments. 

HEARING AID GUIDE - a consumer affairs guide to hearing aids with consumer reviews.
 
HIV / AIDS Info - DOJ has created a new ADA Webpage on HIV/AIDS Discrimination 

Home Buying Guide for People with Disabilities - 

Home Remodeling Guide for People with Disabilities - The guide aims to help make the federal grants available to seniors, veterans, and disabled people much easier to understand and take advantage of, particularly for remodeling homes for accessibility.

Home Adaption Guide for People with Disabilities -

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In Home Products - Medical Supplies 
 
Independent Living Research Utilization - provides research, education and consultation in the areas of independent living, the Americans with Disabilities Act, home and community based services and health issues for people with disabilities. 

Maritime Injury Center  - provides information such and rights and resources for those injured while employed in the maritime industry.
 
Invotek - Specializes in developing Assistive Devices for people with complex access and communication needs. 
 
It's Our Story - putting the voices of America's disability activists online, public and accessible, for the world to see. 
 

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K Kitchen Safety -Home Advisors' Kitchen Safety.

 Kids Connection -DFW recreational resources for kids.

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Lawyers for Social Security Disability - A national resource helping provide legal support for individuals who need to receive their Social Security Disability benefits. 
 
LearningAlly.org - Making reading accessible for all. 
 
Learning Disabilities Association - Provides leadership and support to people with learning disabilities (LD), their parents, teachers and other professionals. 
 
LEGOLAND Discovery Center - The LEGOLAND® Discovery Center has been designed with the needs of guests with disabilities firmly in mind. Risk assessments and policies are reviewed annually to ensure that the Center remains as accessible as possible to all guests with disabilities, including wheelchair users. 

Lifts and Other Home Adjustments for Disabled Individuals - Every day, disabled individuals find that their homes need to be modified in a way that gives them easier access.

Looking Glass - a nationally recognized center that has pioneered research, training, and services for families in which a child, parent or grandparent has a disability or medical issue. 
 
Lupus foundation of America - the foremost national nonprofit health organization dedicated to finding the causes of and cure for lupus and providing support, services and hope to all people affected by lupus. 
 

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Maritime Injury Center - A guide to the rights of maritime employees who have been injured aboard ship.

Masters Degrees online. - A guide to earning a master’s degree in education.

MBA Degrees online. - Top accredited online MBA programs

Medicaid Buy-In - a program that allows people of any age who have a disability and are earning a paycheck to receive Medicaid by paying a monthly premium. 

Medicare Rights - a national, nonprofit consumer service organization that works to ensure access to affordable health care for older adults and people with disabilities through counseling and advocacy, educational programs and public policy initiatives. 
 
Mesothelioma.com - Resources for patients and their families. 

MAA.com - Asbestos and mesothelioma awareness center. . 

Mesothelioma.net  A comprehensive resource for those affected by asbestos-related disease. Good resources, prompt responses.
 
Mesotheliomaprognosis.com - MesotheliomaPrognosis.com is dedicated to providing free information and resources to those affected by mesothelioma cancer.
Mesothelioma Help A COMPASSIONATE COMMUNITY THAT CAN GIVE YOU ANSWERS a comprehensive resource for those affected by asbestos-related disease. A diagnosis of mesothelioma can feel overwhelming, but you don’t have to deal with it alone. On this site you can find solutions and connect with others in the mesothelioma community.

MesotheliomaHelpNow.com - We are here to educate and support mesothelioma patients and their families.

Mesothelioma Caregivers - Learn how to ensure you’re providing the best care possible while not neglecting yourself.

MesotheliomaLawyerCenter.org Offers comprehensive asbestos and mesothelioma information, but with an emphasis on the legal options available to mesothelioma victims and their families.  

Mesothelioma Resources  MesotheliomaSymptoms.com is dedicated to helping mesothelioma victims and their families. Our Free Mesothelioma Guide will help you understand your diagnosis with information about: Top doctors around the country, Treatment options for living longer, Clinical Trials

Mesothelioma Survival Mesotheliomasurvival.org is dedicated to helping mesothelioma victims and their families.

Mesothelioma Treatment Community  At TreatMesothelioma.org, we are determined to be the one-stop resource for mesothelioma and asbestos related guidance and information.

Military: Soldier and Family Assistance Centers (SFACs) - Central locations for wounded soldiers and their families to receive assistance/service. 
 
Military: Navy Exceptional Family Member Support - designed to assist sailors by addressing the special needs of their exceptional family members (EFM) during the assignment process. 

 
My Medicaid Matters - Inform policymakers and the public about the benefits of Medicaid and what could happen to Texans if Medicaid were reduced or eliminated. 
 
My Medicare - provides free, secure online service for accessing personalized information regarding Medicare benefits and services.
It includes tools for people on Medicare to search for and compare drug and health plans, hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies and health care providers. 

My Ride - Connecting people with disabilities to transportation in Dallas County. 

My Ride - Connecting people with disabilities to transportation in Tarrant County. 

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National Center on Physical Activity and Disability - an information center concerned with physical activity and disability. 
 
National Association of Anorexa Nervosa and Associated Disorders - a non-profit dedicated to the prevention and alleviation of eating disorders since 1976 
 
National Council on Independent Living - NCIL advances independent living and the rights of people with disabilities through consumer-driven advocacy. 

National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases - Information about research to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases

Neurotech Network - Neurotech Network is a non-profit organization dedicated to improve the education of and the advocacy to access neurotechnology for persons with impairments. 
 
New Mobility - A magazine for active wheelchair users 
 
NIAMS - National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases 
 
National Multiple Sclerosis Society - a collective of passionate individuals who want to do something about MS now?to move together toward a world free of multiple sclerosis. 

NIHSeniorHealth.gov - Built with older adults in mind, this health and wellness website from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is a source of accurate, up-to-date health information for millions of older adults, their families and caregivers.

Nursing Home Abuse InformationUnderstanding Elder Abuse. 

 
Nursing Home Abuse Support - Support information regarding Nursing Home Abuse.

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Office of Disability Employment Policy - Striving for a world in which people with disabilities have unlimited employment opportunities. 

Online College Database- Provides information about US colleges.

Online Schools/Finacial aid/DisabilitiesFinancial aid for disabled students.

Online Colleges in Texas - http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/texas/

Osteoarthritis and the Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plan- Information about a Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plan


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Paralyzed Veterans of America - on a mission to change lives and build brighter futures for our seriously injured heroes?to empower these brave men and women with what they need to achieve the things they fought for: freedom and independence. 
 
Parent Training & Information Centers - a non-profit agency that operates the statewide network of federally funded Parent Training and Information Centers (PTI's) in Texas. 
 
Patient Advocate Foundation - provides direct financial support to insured patients, including Medicare Part D beneficiaries, who must financially and medically qualify to access pharmaceutical co-payment assistance. 
 
Patient Blog - We know the federal health law is big and confusing. Some parts of the new law started immediately. Others will roll out over the next 10 years. Texas physicians have carefully studied the Affordable Care Act so we can help you understand what the changes mean to you. 
 
Patriot Paws - Trains and provides service dogs for the benefit of disabled American Veterans in order to help restore their physical and emotional independence, and to provide a service for other American's with mobile disabilities. 
 
Paying for Senior Care - Aging Americans are struggling to pay for home care, assisted living and long term care. Our mission is to help solve this puzzle by providing tools and information to: Find Financial Assistance for Elder Care, Understand and Lower Long Term Care Costs, Find Affordable Home Care and Assisted Living Understand Medicare, Medicaid & Veterans Benefits, Make Home Modifications to Enable Aging in Place, Find Benefits Counseling and Eldercare Financial Advisors. 
 
Portable Patient Lift Systems - Safe Patient Lifting and Transfer Solutions 

 Pharmacy Technician Career Information - a site that helps students who want to pursue pharmacy technician career. Our site aims at giving necessary information about the career so that students get to know both pros and cons. We also offer a directory of accredited pharmacy technician programs by state.

 Prescription Dangers and Warnings - a site that helps determine the dangers of some medications and keep track of recalled medications

 Prescription Recalls  - a site that lists recalled prescription medications and dangers associated with some others.

 Prescription Recall Report  - another site that gives up to date information on dangerous drugs.

ProAble.net - ProAble.net is the ideal venue for connecting with other successful professionals with disabilities, building a network of trusted contacts, and searching for career opportunities. Through groups, blogs, forums, and organizations, their members have a unique opportunity to refine their career skill set and secure access to superior job opportunities at companies that truly value a diverse workforce. 
 
Psychiatric Service Dogs - Guide to Psychiatric Service Dogs for Mental Health Treatment

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Recycles Org - Offers computers, Laptops, cameras, Projectors, Copiers, Accessories, Phone Systems, Storage Media, Office Furniture & More

 
Rent to Own*  http://www.rentown.net/

Research Information - Search for Easy-to-Understand Research on Independent Living and Disability. 

Resources For Ensuring A Long Happy And Healthy Life - Good health is something that most people strive to obtain. 

Rise Adventures - To help persons with physical challenges gain independence and become productive citizens through therapeutic learning experiences 
 
Rx Assist - Check your drug. 
 
Rx List - Names of drugs, their side effects, and drug interactions. 
 

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 Links for Seniors:

  1. Senior Loneliness: The Risks of Loneliness and Senior Neglect
  2. Healthy Aging: Preventing Isolation
  3. Aging in Place with a Little Help from Roommates, Neighbors and Teenagers
  4. Depressions is Not a Normal Part of Growing Older
  5. 12 Depression Busters for Seniors
  6. Three Unique Ways Seniors Can Conquer Anxiety
  7. Guide to Addiction Prevention for Seniors
  8. Alcohol Consumption in Seniors: A Delicate Balance
  9. Rehab and Medicare: The Ultimate Guide to Addiction Treatment for Seniors
  10. Early-onset Alzheimer’s: When Symptoms Begin Before Age 65
  11. The New Breed of Service Dog: Canine Caregivers for Alzheimer's and Dementia Patients
  12. Retirement: The Payoffs of an Active Lifestyle
  13. Transportation Options for Seniors Who Don’t Drive
  14. How Playing a Musical Instrument — at Any Age — is Good for Your Health
  15. The Senior’s Guide to Becoming a Real Estate Agent in Their Golden Years
  16. 9 Things You Didn’t Know About Dating for Seniors
  17. The Grandparent’s Guide to Sharing Your Love of Classic Cars with Your Grandchild
  18. How to Follow Your Dream and Spend Your Retirement Traveling the World
  19. Aging in Place with a Little Help from Roommates, Neighbors, and Teenagers
  20. 5 Communities That Will Change Your View of Independent Living
  21. Senior Care Helpful Contact numbers for Seniors in Texas.

Sleep Disorders -tuck.com is a website devoted to advancing better sleep.  They cover sleep disorders, sleep resources, mattresses, circadian system, demographic guides, sleep health and sleep medicine.

Social Security Administration - The Official Website of the U.S. Social Security Administration. 

Social Security Disability Care Center - Free resources & information about SSD to assist individuals become approved for benefits.

Social Security Disability Claim help - Where Social Security Disability Cases Meet Tough Disability Attorneys and Non-Attorney Advocates 
 
Social Security Disability Secrets -To distribute information that, typically, is impossible to get from the person taking your claim for SSD and SSI benefits. 

Social Security Questions -A Guide to many questions regarding social security including a veterans guide. 
 
Solution ComfortSeat - Award Winning Toileting Aids 
 
Special Education Guidehttp://www.specialeducationguide.com/

Special Olympics International and Special Olympics, Inc. - Official Special Olympics Website 

 
Spin Life - From electric wheelchairs to rolling walkers 
 
Spinal Cord injuy Information - This website will provide you with useful information and knowledge about how to prevent secondary conditions such as cardiovascular disease, obesity, and pressure ulcers after a spinal cord injury (SCI). 
 
SportAid Wheelchairs - Has a great selection of sports wheelchairs, wheelchair cushions, and wheelchair accessories. 
 
State Education Agency - Everything you want to know about Texas Education, including Special Education. 
 

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 Texas Council on Family Violence - Providing support to service providers, to advocate on behalf of domestic violence victims.

Tarrant County Aging and Disability Resource Center - a collaborative project staffed by established community service agencies and groups. 
 
Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services for Blind and Visually Impaired - assists blind or visually impaired individuals and their families. 
 
Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services for Deaf or Hard of Hearing - works in partnership with people who are deaf or hard of hearing to eliminate societal and communication barriers to improve equal access for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. 
 
Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services for Persons with Physical and Mental Disabilities - help persons with spinal cord and brain injuries receive intensive therapies to increase independence. 
 
Texas Health & Human Services Commission - provides leadership and direction, and fosters the spirit of innovation needed to achieve an efficient and effective health and human services system for Texans. 
 
Texas Technology Access - to increase access for people with disabilities to Assistive Technology that provides them more control over their immediate environments and an enhanced ability to function independently. 
 
Texas Veterans - is dedicated to providing veterans, military members and their families with equal access to information. 
 
The eMedical Assistants The eMedical Assistants offers information on the medical assistant field of study.

The National Organization on Disability - We promote employment and the full participation of America's 54 million people with disabilities in all aspects of life. 
 
The Red Book - The Red Book is a general reference tool designed to provide a working knowledge of SSD/SSI work incentives. The Red Book is written for educators, advocates, rehabilitation professionals, counselors, and individuals with disabilities. 
 
Title VI Programs - Children with Special Health Care Needs Program: Department of State Health Services 

Transportation Guide at Disability.gov - a general guide to transportation issues of all types for people with disabilities.
 
Turner Syndrome Foundation - to support research initiatives and facilitate education programs to increase professional awareness and enhance medical care of those affected by Turner Syndrome. 
 
Turning Point - to develop self-esteem and confidence in the physically challenged population through participation in adapted outdoor adventures 
 

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United Access - Quality New and Used Handicap Accessible Vans and Mobility Products. 
 
University of North Texas (UNT) - College of Public Affairs and Community Service. 
 
 

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VA Health .  Explore VA provides a fast way to learn about VA benefits, find out which ones you may be eligible for, share information with friends and family, and apply for benefits. Visitors to Explore VA can look at their eligibility for health care benefits.

Magic Mobility Used Handicap Accessible Vans for children and Disabled Veterans who cannot afford a van.

Veterans Affairs - U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs 

 Voter Information by state - U.S. Vote Foundation list of states and requirements to vote. 

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We Connect Now - The website has been used as a resource by institutions of higher learning and has been linked by colleges and universities and groups serving people with disabilities in 50 states and at least 5 foreign countries. 
 
Web MD - dedicated to providing quality health information 

Wheelchair Van Program - This program is unique in its national coverage. They handle van donations and process requests for vans nationwide. 
 
WhiteHouse.Gov - Disabilities section of the White House Webpage. All types of information. 

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Youreable.com - the home of a vibrant community of disabled people, supporting and helping each other by sharing their experiences. 
 

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