Resources

American Disabilities Act Standards for Accessible Design

The Department of Justice’s requirements for accessible design
http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/stdspdf.htm

Caregiver Resources

The Fearless Caregiver, by Gary Barge

Useful Websites

Cerebral Palsy Association
http://www.ucp.org

Birth Injury Center – Cerebral Palsy Information
https://birthinjurycenter.org/cerebral-palsy/

Alzheimer’s Association
http://www.alz.org/

National Multiple Sclerosis Society
http://www.nationalmssociety.org/

The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America
http://www.msassociation.org/

National Parkinson Foundation
http://www.parkinson.org

American Diabetes Association
http://www.diabetes.org/

American Stroke Association
http://www.strokeassociation.org

United Way
http://www.liveunited.org

Disability Resources on the Internet
http://www.disabilityresources.org/

Social Security Administration
http://www.ssa.gov/

National Organization on Disability
http://www.nod.org/

WebABLE
http://www.webable.com/

Graduate School Success for Students with Disabilities
http://www.gograd.org/resources/students-with-disabilities/

Rebate Program For Wheelchair Loading Ramps

Toyota Mobility Program
www.toyota.com/mobilitywww.lexus.com/mobility
www.nhtsa.gov

Ford Mobility Motoring Program
http://www.fordmobilitymotoring.com/mainpage.mob

Volkswagen Mobility Access Program
For information, contact Volkswagen of America, Inc.’s Mobility Access Program at P.O. Box 214378, Auburn Hills, Mich., 48321-9975 or (800)DRI-VEVW.

Financial Aid Programs

E-Z Access Loan
This program offered by the Amalgamated Bank for busnesses interested in complying with ADA guidlines www.aboc.com.

Home Improvement Structural Alterations (HISA)

Department of Veterans Affairs
This program requires that the veteran has been hospitalized within one year of the application date and that accessibility adaptations are medically necessary.  For further information, call (800) 827-1000 or visit www.va.gov.

Plan for Achieving Self-support (PASS)
This program covers modifications to a home through a Social Security Administration savings plan. For further information, contact your local Social Security Administration offices or visit www.ssa.gov.

Federal Housing Administration (FHA)
Loans with low interest rates, extended terms and low down payments  www.fha.gov.