Information regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act, with links to associated topics of interest to aHUS adults (such as Employment, Education, and Healthcare) as well as an overview of rights/laws.
Beneficial Activities for Kids with Special Needs– An article that lists the best activities for kids with special needs.
College Assistance Guide for People with ADHD– Scholarships, grants and other options are available for those with an attention disorder.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United States government’s principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services. HHS’s Medicare program is the nation’s largest health insurer, and together Medicare and Medicaid provide health care insurance for one in four Americans. HHS works closely with state and local governments, and many HHS-funded services are provided at the local level by state or county agencies. The Department’s programs are administered by 11 operating divisions, including eight agencies in the U.S. Public Health Service and three human services agencies. This link brings you to the Family page offering a variety of resources for patients and their families.
Disabled Renters’ Housing Rights– This page describes your rights as a disabled person for housing. Learn more at http://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/disabled-renters-housing-rights-30121.html
Financial Assistance for Accessibility Home Repairs and Modifications– A few resources and organizations that will help you get information about making your home accessible
Obesity and Children with Special Needs– A report to help balance food diet of children with special needs.
Preparing for Disaster People with Disabilities and other Special Needs– A guide to help those with a disability in case of a disaster
Routines and Children with Disabilities– An article about routines for children with disabilities.
Service Dogs– A website that provides information about the different types of service dogs. Learn more at http://www.anythingpawsable.com/types-of-service-dogs/#.Vz9x2-k9BFI
U.S. Social Security Administration — Children and Social Security. A resource booklet for parents, caregivers, or representatives of children younger than age 18 who have disabilities that might make them eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments. It is also for adults who became disabled in childhood and who might be entitled to Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. (This SSDI benefit might be considered a “child’s” benefit because it is paid on a parent’s Social Security earnings record.)
The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program may pay benefits to disabled adults and children who have limited income and resources.
Teaching Students with Special Needs– Learn how to teach students with special needs.
The Ultimate Guide for Flying with Autistic Children– A guide to help you fly with Autistic children.