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Consumer Guidance for the Disabled:
- Accessibility and Employment: What People with Disabilities Need to Know: The Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT) offers a guide to basic understanding of what accessible workplace technology is—and how to use this knowledge to assess and meet one’s own needs.
- Car Insurance for Drivers with Disabilities: Because of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), it is illegal for insurance companies to charge an individual higher rates because of a physical or mental disability. Nonetheless, it can be challenging to find the best insurance.
- Dating When Blind or Visually Impaired: The subtitle of this blog post on the VisionAware website is, From Single and Ready to Mingle to Off the Market.
- Disability and Earned Income Tax Credit: Information from the Internal Revenue Service.
- Disability Assistance: An extensive list of information and resources for the disabled, military veterans and senior citizens.
- Disability Discrimination by a Landlord: Information about protections under the Fair Housing Act and the Fair Housing Amendments Act, from AllLaw.com.
- Disaster Safety for People with Disabilities: What to Do When Emergency Weather Strikes: A guide offered by RedFin.
- Guide to Buying Used Accessible Vehicles: This guide helps “you establish what accessibility modifications you may need in a used vehicle and go over the general model options you can choose from within your parameters.” Presented by LaGrange Country Dodge in Indiana.
- Guide to Disability Claims, Insurance and Benefits: From Marc Whitehead & Associates, a national disability benefits law firm.
- Starting a Business, for People with Disabilities: Resources from the Small Business Administration “to help disabled people start, grow and manage a small business.”
- Thriving in Trade School with a Disability: A guide that highlights the benefits of vocational education, potential careers, and laws that protect both students and employees with disabilities. Employers can also find simple steps for promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Published by Accredited Schools Online.
Discounts and Products:
- 63 Places Offering Discounts to People with Disabilities: “A comprehensive list of all the best discounts for people with disabilities, as well as a section on organizations that provide assistance and aid to those with disabilities.”
- Discounts, Health Care Resources, and Helpful Programs for People with Disabilities: A guide with tips on saving on everything from navigating Social Security benefits to everyday savings. From Dealspotr.com.
- Resources, Tips and Discounts on Mobility and Accessibility Products for Seniors and the Disabled: A look at “the different types of equipment and resources out there for anyone in need.” From Dealspotr.com.
- Mattress and Bedding Guide for People with Disabilities: A detailed list from Best Mattress Reviews of types of bedding products for people with disabilities. Also contains links to other online resources.
Home Buying, Renting, and Modifications:
- Complete Guide to Home Loans for People with Disabilities: A guide with information on how the government defines a disability, Federal mortgage programs, non-profits offering assistance, knowing and understanding your rights, as well as further resources. From SelfLender.
- Creating a Wheelchair Friendly Home: Some steps that can be taken to make a home easier to maneuver and enjoy.
- Disability Accommodation Cost Guides: A list of home improvement projects for those with disabilities from Home Advisor with average costs and guidance in implementation.
- Disability Remodeling: What Is the Average Cost to Renovate: You can type in your zip code to find out the average cost in your area. Presented by Improvenet.com.
- The Fully Accessible Guide to Buying a Home for Disabled Homebuyers in 2019: “Information on your rights, resources to aid the home buying process, instructions on how to file suit if your homebuyer rights are infringed, and accessibility features to look for in a home. Additionally, we will cover advice for overcoming the challenge of finding a home that fits your needs, no matter what they may be.” From David Buys Houses Florida.
- Guide for Disabled Homebuyers: “Designed to be a tool to assist those fearing their disability may become a factor in making the home buying experience more cumbersome.” From RedFin.
- Grants for Home Modification: Sixteen resources for homeowners with disability. From HomeAdvisor.
- A Home Safety Checklist for Wheelchair Users: Detailed information gleaned from a major wheelchair user housing study, which was carried out by the Northern Ireland Housing Executive in 2006.
- Home Safety for People with Disabilities: “By going through this guide, you can create a ‘checklist’ of items to be aware of, allowing you to address any potential safety issues in your home.” From Basement Guides.
- How to Make a Bedroom Accessible for Disabilities: A guide to “modifying the home to accommodate for living with a disability.” From Mattress Advisor.
- Securing a Home Mortgage Loan with a Disability: A guide from MortgageCalculator.biz that takes you through the pros and cons of home ownership, the process of buying a home, understanding your rights, and gaining financial assistance.
- Ultimate Disability Accommodations Guide: A guide to give you “insight into the steps you can take to ensure your home is disability-friendly, and how to take these steps in the most cost-effective manner possible.”
- The Ultimate Guide to Finding and Renting Housing with Disabilities: A guide to understanding your rights; non-profit and federal benefits; finding and settling into an apartment or condo. From The Zebra.
- Ultimate Guide to Home Remodeling for People with Disabilities: “Learn how to remodel your home to accommodate for you or a loved one’s disability through our tips on funding and design options for every room.” From Your Best Digs.
- Disabled Travel: Tips and resources to help disabled travelers and their companions anticipate some of the snags of accessible travel from SmarterTravel. Also includes a list of other resources designed for the disabled traveler.
- How to Make Flying With Physical Disabilities Less Stressful: A guide that includes specifics about accessibility information at the top 15 airports in the US.
- Traveling Abroad with a Disability: Resource from Insurancewith, a “specialist medical travel insurance company,” that offers suggestions and about trip-planning with a disability.