Copy of Links & Resources - 3/18/20
Sample Letter of Medical Necessity
List of Dep't of Vocational Rehabilitation offices by state
The Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) is a free resource that helps employers tap the benefits of disability diversity. We educate public- and private-sector organizations on ways to build inclusive workplace cultures, and we empower them to become leaders in the employment and advancement of people with disabilities.
State Assistance Programs for Assistive Technology & Home Medical Equipment
State-based assistance for durable medical equipment can come from one of three types of program (excluding Medicaid). There are Assistive Technology Projects, Protection and Advocacy Programs and non-Medicaid, (state-funded) nursing home diversion programs.
Are you looking for a Wheelchair-Accessible Vehicle in Europe? Handynamic has the largest range of (multi brand) accessible vehicles in Europe and offers you the ability to hire one for the duration you need. We offer wheelchair accessible cars, minibuses and vans. We provide mobility to the persons who need it and offer the opportunity to travel wherever they want in Europe in an easy way. If you are interested please contact Handynamic!
AbleThrive is a platform that sources high-quality content related to living well with a disability from people, organizations and hospitals around the world. We find and share articles and videos that offer stories, advice, and experiences that humanize the disability experience. It is too difficult for people to find information that can be life changing for a family facing a disability. We want to make the journey easier and open the doors of collaboration, so everyone has a chance to thrive.
Travabled.com is an online community and travel adviser for people with disabilities and their companions. Travabled.com offers you trusted advice from firsthand travelers that have been on the spot and gathered information, offering variety of travel choices, planning features and links to booking tools. You can search for accessible locations, interact with other users, add your recommendations, comments, photos, ratings and thereby evaluate the level of accessibility or gather information and multimedia for the desired destination. You can also mark the locations you have visited with your wheelchair, scooter or power wheelchair and participate in creating a community of barrier-free locations across the globe.
Expertise.com has a comprehensive resource for people living with disabilities. For many people, owning and maintaining a home is one of the most significant investments they ever make. But for individuals and veterans living with disabilities or special needs, or seniors aging in place, the fact that much of the world outside is not built to accommodate their needs magnifies the value of a comfortable home. It’s vital they and their loved ones have access to the best resources about how to make their homes livable and enjoyable.
Disability Horizons aims to promote a positive and inclusive image of disability to the wider world to challenge negative stereotypes, misconceptions and injustice; and ultimately help individuals with disabilities to make the most of their lives and be treated the same as any person in society. Disability Horizons does this by sharing a variety of articles through this site that covers variety of topics ranging from the political to the practical, and articles about everyday individuals and challenges they face to those whose decisions have an effect the lives of many disabled people. In addition to the topical and serious, articles are shared from their contributors on the lighter side of life, which are entertaining as well as informative.
Paradise Ranch’s mission is to empower persons with special needs to grow physically, mentally, socially and spiritually through equestrian and other recreational activities. Located in Springfield, TN (30 mi. north of Nashville), our programs include therapeutic horseback riding for both adults and children, with a certified CHA & PATH riding instructor on staff, our arena is available for riding, as well as a wide variety of horse trails.
We Connect Now is dedicated to uniting people interested in rights and issues affecting people with disabilities, with particular emphasis on college students and access to higher education and employment issues.
Assistive technology (AT) is “devices and aids which can help a person with a disability perform activities that might otherwise be difficult or not be possible.” AssistiveTech.net’s mission is to provide access to information on AT devices and services as well as other community resources for people with disabilities and the general public.
BeautyAbility is a non-stop stream of info specializing in the fashionable side of disability.
Northable Equipment Plus: Mobility Scooters
Northable Equipment Plus is now proud to offer you the option of shopping for the disability equipment and daily living aids you need online, from a source you can trust.
Altogether Travel understands that every customer has their own needs and requirements and because of this they do everything they can to put together the right holiday and support package for each customer.
This site is a free and informative resource for those living with a spinal cord injury or other disabling injuries or diseases of the spine. It is meant to be a “best of the web” site for SCI health and caregiver information. Visit regularly for updated resources, new features, links and more.
A resource dedicated to accessible travel information. This new site will provide you with information on businesses from around the world that specialize in travel for the disabled.
TASC is an international travel information and travel agent reservations system dedicated to improving the quality of life for disabled travelers. This revolutionary website is designed to assist individuals with travel planning by matching their accessibility needs with registered service providers.
A wonderful blog exploring near and far, mindful of wheelchair accessibility.
WheelChairTraveling.com is dedicated to the continuous effort of providing travel guides with information and photos from the unique perspective of someone in a wheelchair, and creating a vibrant online community where wheelchair travelers can share tips, photos, and videos.
Free online community for people with disabilities featuring news and articles concerning disabilities and health issues. Free disability dating, classifieds, and a live chat.