Dating for disabled people
There is a way to accomplish it, if you are willing to do the research to figure out how to make it happen (on a dime that is not yours). They also have staff that you can contact with more direct and trip-specific questions.I did, when we were going to Mexico, and they were helpful.It’s a good place to read through, then move on to their list of helpful organizations to reach out to, linked here.National Library Service (for the Blind & Physically Handicapped): free library program of braille and audio materials circulated to eligible borrowers in the United States by postage-free mail.Don’t forget your intersections – that is, if you are poor or a female or a racial minority or LGTBQ, search under those groups as well for foundations that apply to you.Transitions Abroad: one of the king-beasts in websites for living/working abroad (along with Dave’s ESL Cafe) – definitely opportunities to find free ways to travel or jobs.I mean, DOR covers a lot of stuff, but you need to be able to fit what you are asking into the framework of being able to find and keep a job.Center for Accessible Technology: they have an i Pad loan program (and more, they are awesome, make sure you get to know them).
The Red Book: on the heels of understanding ABLE accounts is “The Red Book” – Social Security’s annual book on benefits. Disability Benefits 101: tools and information on employment, health coverage, and benefits.
Ruby’s Rainbow: Scholarships for people with Intellectual Disabilities to attend higher education.
Department of Vocational Rehabilitation: the point of DVR/DOR is to help people with disabilities find and keep jobs that suit them.
Not all states are set up with the calculator, but World Institute on Disability has a lot of other information on financial planning and benefits – check out their books and resources .
PASS Plans: “A Plan for Achieving Self-Support (PASS) allows a person with a disability to set aside otherwise countable income and/or resources for a specific period of time in order to achieve a work goal.