Disability Information

These websites explain the rights of individuals with disabilities and some have specific opportunities for disabled individuals. 

 

As with the general population, the level of education and training after high school that a person with disabilities receives is a key factor in their ability to find work. 


> THE KATIE BECKETT PROGRAM

This program is a special eligibility process that allows certain children with long term disabilities or complex medical needs, living at home with their families Medical Insurance. Eligibility determinations for the Katie Beckett Program are made by nurses employed by the Division of Disability and Elder Services, Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services.


Provides a detailed overview of how the federal disability system works (social security disability and SSI) and also provides answers to many questions that applicants typically have, but often have trouble finding answers to. For the most part, the site is based on the author's personal experience as a former disability-medicaid caseworker, and also as a former disability examiner for the social security administration.


Encourages, educates and connects people and organizations touched by illness, pain and disability around the globe. Formerly known as The Invisible Disabilities Advocate.


Connecting the disability community to information and opportunities


Disability insurance information   


Your gateway to information about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)


Get answers to many questions about Social Security disability benefits including how to find out if you are eligible, how to apply and the difference between SSDI and SSI.


The Social Security and Supplemental Security Income disability programs are the largest of several Federal programs that provide assistance to people with disabilities.


The National Organization on Disability (NOD) is a private, non-profit organization that promotes the full participation of America’s 54 million people with disabilities in all aspects of life.


The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) provides national leadership on disability employment policy by developing and influencing the use of evidence-based disability employment policies and practices, building collaborative partnerships, and delivering authoritative and credible data on employment of people with disabilities.