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What organizations support disabled children?

What organizations support disabled children?

UCP: United cerebral palsy is a great resource central and help all children with disabilities, not just cerebral palsy. They would be a great resource for you and your child. ...Read more

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How do I obtain disabled parking?

Are you disable?: Contact your driver license office , they will provide a form that must be completed by your physician and take it back to the d.L office , then they will provide you the sticker for your car. ...Read more

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How can disabled people received free dental care?

How can disabled people received free dental care?

Ask local society: There are lots of options that include medicaid, dental schools, and dentist that participate in programs for providing services to disabled. Contact the dental society in your state and county to get a list of possibilities in your area. ...Read more

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What organizations help parents find toys/devices for disabled children?

What organizations help parents find toys/devices for disabled children?

Www.therapro.com: One such company is www.Therapro.Com. But it depends what disability the child has. But this is one place to start. ...Read more

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Can we rent a wheelchair or walker reimbursed on medicaid?

Can we rent a wheelchair or walker reimbursed on medicaid?

Maybe: It depends on the reason you need a wheelchair or walker as well as specifics related to the state you have medicaid coverage in. ...Read more

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I'm disabled vet on fixed income can't afford to just chat, sorry thank you.

I'm disabled vet on fixed income can't afford to just chat, sorry thank you.

Treatment: If someone is a vet and has limited resources the VA may be their best bet as many centers have addiction medicine programs. I would also recommend checking with the link I posted previously for resources. Also, NA and Smart Recovery do online meetings. I misunderstood your post as a request for general information not treatment. I do not think addiction treatment is possible through HealthTap. ...Read more

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Do schools have to accommodate for disabled kids?

Do schools have to accommodate for disabled kids?

Yes, to a point: Through state and federal laws, there are mandatory accommodations that need to be done, such as access to school facilities, testing and learning accommodations, and travel to and from school. However the school does have latitude in how to do that. Rather than fit a bus with expensive equipment for instance, they could just send someone to pick a child up. Parents need to be flexible too. ...Read more

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Disaster (fire, vandalism, water) happen to patient records?

Disaster (fire, vandalism, water) happen to patient records?

Depends: In case of disaster, the patient records might be lost if they are on paper or stored on a computer server. Nowadays, more and more doctors offices have "cloud based" EMRs (electronic med records) so even if a clinic were to be destroyed, the records are safe. It's a good idea to keep your own set of "records" in case of disaster (meds, important medical information) that you can take with you. ...Read more

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Why can't autistic people join the military?

Why can't autistic people join the military?

AGree w Dr. Fricke: "Current or history of other mental disorders (all 290–319 not listed above) that in the opinion of the civilian or military provider will interfere with, or prevent satisfactory performance of military duty, are disqualifying." See: http://usmilitary.about.com/od/joiningthemilitary/a/neurotic.htm ...Read more

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Where can I find information about seniors medicare and social security benefits?

Where can I find information about seniors medicare and social security benefits?

Medicare information: Call medicare, they will actuallly answer the phone and can be very helpful. You can also go on line to medicare.Gov for information. ...Read more

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When can a child with autism receive SSI disability income?

When can a child with autism receive SSI disability income?

Depends: Hard to answer with any degree of specificity in this kind of forum. Depends on age, family income, severity of illness, etc. Here's a good resource: http://www.Child-autism-parent-cafe.Com/social-security.Html. ...Read more

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Where can my elderly parent get financial assistance for an aide at home?

Where can my elderly parent get financial assistance for an aide at home?

Try your insurance: This may be a covered benefit depending on your insurance and your parents medical condtion. Likely, if it is it will be for a minimum amount of hours. But, it is a start. Social workers are good people to find this sort of information out. ...Read more

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I NEED AN ADA DISABILTY ACCOMMODATION. I AM Q DISABLED.

I NEED AN ADA DISABILTY ACCOMMODATION. I AM Q DISABLED.

Primary care: Hi, you need to visit with your Primary care Physician for evaluation and recommendation. ...Read more

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What are better college campuses for disabled students?

What are better college campuses for disabled students?

All colleges...: ...Are either fully accessible now, or have access to all essential facilities. Otherwise it's a matter of preference - a bunch of small buildings vs. A single large building with an elevator? Are hills acceptable? Traffic crossings? ...Read more

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Can you give me a list of raleigh, north carolina doctors who handle workmen's compensation patients?

Can you give me a list of raleigh, north carolina doctors who handle workmen's compensation patients?

Try this: You may want to try amssm.Org. . .This is a site with a lot of sports med docs like me and a very good number of them will take workman's comp. They will do a good job. You can do a "find a doc" tab on there when you go there. If you can't find one shoot me an email on here. ...Read more

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How do caregivers obtain legal rights?

How do caregivers obtain legal rights?

Paperwork: Caregivers sometimes have various legal rights depending on what is needed and the wishes of the person for whom they are caring. Among these are healthcare proxy, which allows the caregiver to make decisions related to the person's medical care if they are unable to do so. Papers must be drawn up, signed, witnessed, attested-to, etc for these legal rights to be granted. ...Read more

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Why aren't deaf people allowed to join the military?

Medical standards: Being unable to hear can be a matter of life and death in some environments. ...Read more