- California State Disability Insurance (SDI)
Note that each state has a different disability program.
- Changes in healthcare with the enactment of the
Affordable Care Act (ACA)
Highlights from the IG Living Teleconference, April 22, 2014. This reader teleconference focused on how changes in healthcare with the enactment of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) gives people with chronic disease a number of new rights presented by Kris McFalls, manager of reimbursement at CSL Behring, and a previous patient advocate for
IG Living magazine.
- Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA)
Information for workers and their families who lose their health benefits.
Federal government website for people with disabilities, their families, friends and organizations that serve them.
- Medicaid Long Term Care
A guide to simplifying Medicaid long-term care.
- Social Security
Information about Social Security and Supplemental Security Income disability programs, which are the largest of several federal programs that provide assistance to people with disabilities.
- The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
Provides protection for people with disabilities from certain types of discrimination and requires employers to provide some accommodations of the disability.
- What Is Medicare?
Learn about the different parts of Medicare, including coverage, cost and enrollment facts.
- Accredited Schools Online
A number of scholarships for children with disabilities can be found at the Accredited Schools Online organization.
- Financial Resources and Discounts for Students with Disabilities