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How can you find available social services for disabled people?

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How can you find available  social services for disabled people?

Social svc: Your local mental health center (csb) would have all info. U need. ...Read more

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Financial Assistance (Definition)

Financial assistance helps individuals who do not have insurance or need help with uncovered costs to pay for their health care. Certain government programs and nonprofit ...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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Do you know any organization or sponsors for financial support for dialyais patients?

Do you know any organization or sponsors for financial support for dialyais patients?

Financial support: The best person to ask is the social worker who is at the dialysis center the patient seeking financial support dialyzes in. Good luck ...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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How are support workers for the disabled trained?

Vocational programs: Persons wanting to learn how to help disabled persons, from a health perspective, probably get trained as nursing aides or nursing assistants. These are vocational programs, many times offered by schools that also train medical assistants. ...Read more

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Can mental health facilities hire people who have mental disorders?

Can mental health facilities hire people who have mental disorders?

That would depend: On the illness and the compliance of the patient. So if a person has had one episode of major depression 5 years ago with no subsequent illness, why wouldn't they be able to work with other people who have similar porblems? ...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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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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What are some financial planning tips for seniors caregivers?

What are some financial planning tips for seniors caregivers?

This is tough on all: Advanced planning's essential. Not only the parent but also children must prepare for the future. With nursing homes costing around $225/day on average, the concept of aging in place is becoming more appealing to many. That requires getting a home with universal design, adding railings and other safety features, building a ramp, installing lighting and alarm systems, etc. Aarp may have calculator. ...Read more

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Do mental health facilities hire people who have history of domestic violence or child abuse?

Do mental health facilities hire people who have history of domestic violence or child abuse?

Background Check: Usually, facilities (hospitals, nursing homes) run a background check on potential employees. ...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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Do live-in mental institutions help children who are mental retarded more than living at home and going to public school?

Nearly all gone: Separate institutions for mentally retarded (or seriously mentally ill) individuals have nearly vanished in the U.S. Those with mr have quite different needs, depending on the severity of delay. People with mild delays live at home as children and may live indpendently as adults. Adults with severe mr typically live in group homes. Life quality depends on quality of services, not location. ...Read more

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Is there a government-funded health insurance program that retired massachusetts town employees can take advantage of?

Is there a government-funded health insurance program that retired massachusetts town employees can take advantage of?

Medicare: Medicare is a federal government-funded health insurance program for elderly & disabled. MassHealth is MA's Medicaid, which is run by states for those w/lower incomes. Check out https://www.mahealthconnector.org/ for health insurance options as mandated by Affordable Care Act aka Obamacare. ...Read more

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What resources are available for disabled veterans?

Many resources: Here are some that may help: www.Va.Gov (can apply to va and receive care), disabled american veterans, veterans of foreign wars, http://www.Halfofus.Com/veterans/, http://usmilitary.About.Com/od/benefits/a/vetbenefits.Htm good luck! ...Read more

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Where can I find support services for veterans and spouses?

Where can I find support services for veterans and spouses?

NAMI: Contact local chapter of national alliance of mental illness and they will help. ...Read more

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Are there many housing facilities for autistic young adults who work?

Are there many housing facilities for autistic young adults who work?

Depends: Adult resources for those with autism are often hard to find and vary widely depending where you live. They certainly exist and can be invaluable for some individuals, but funding is typically a chronic problem, so they tend to come and go, even where they are well established. ...Read more

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Do people who self pay have to pay more for care?

Do people who self pay have to pay more for care?

Payment for services: Generally a therapist has a set rate for their services. However, when a therapist accepts insurance, they agree to a "negotiated rate" from the insurance company. This is the same as when you buy anything from a consolidator (airline tickets), wholesaler (buying group) or association (discounted service). The fee charged is the same, the amount paid may be different. ...Read more

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How do federal laws require employers to treat those with disabilities?

How do federal laws require employers to treat those with disabilities?

No discrimination: The laws basically try to make it fairer for those with disabilities to work. For example: jack is good with computer and has no disabilty, and joe is also good with computer but he has no legs--must use wheelchair. Joe can do all the computer work just as well as jack can--so, the law requires that company hiring jack/joe provide ramp access/elevator so joe can get to work. Hope that makes sense. ...Read more