Disability Series: Disability Rights, Benefits, and Support Services Sourcebook, 1st Edition

  • Angela Williams
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  • ISBN-10: 0780817699
  • ISBN-13: 9780780817692
  • DDC: 362.4
  • 216 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released February 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Provides an overview of rights and laws enacted to protect and accommodate people with disabilities and those interested in learning more about disability and the processes required to apply for these benefits, disability compensation benefits for veterans, information on how to find government and local disability programs and services, and other resources.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Understanding Disabilities.
2: What Is a Disability?.
3: Illness and Disability.
4: Disability Types.
5: Impact of Disability on Society.
6: Disability Inclusion.
7: Disability and Health Information for People with Disabilities.
8: Disability and Health Information for Women with Disabilities.
9: Disability and Health Information for Family Caregivers.
10: Disability and Healthy Living.
11: Disability Rights.
12: Disability History: The Disability-Rights Movement.
13: Disability-Rights Laws.
14: Mobility Access to Medical Care.
15: Laws to Protect from Discrimination.
16: Right to Education.
17: Housing Rights for People with Disabilities.
18: Employment Rights.
19: Right to Vote.
20: Drug Addiction and Federal Disability Rights Laws.
21: Disability Benefits.
22: Benefits for People with Disabilities.
23: Benefits for Children with Disabilities.
24: Supplemental Security Income.
25: Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits.
26: Tax Benefits and Credits.
27: The Marketplace Application and Disabilities.
28: Insurance for People with Disabilities.
29: Disability Compensation for Veterans.
30: Support Services for People with Disabilities.
31: Housing Support for People with Disabilities.
32: Finding Meaningful Employment.
33: Rehabilitative and Assistive Technology.
34: Transport Facilities for People with Disabilities.
35: Additional Resources.
36: Organizations That Provide Services for People with Disabilities.