A Handicapped Help Line
DONATION$ GRATEFULLY ACCEPTED
THEY ARE OUR ONLY LIVELIHOOD!
Our Mission Statement:
HELP the Handicapped, Disabled, Challenged, Friends & Families.
Nationwide, Twenty-four Hours a Day, Seven Days a Week.
We HELP them with Referrals, Guidance and We Listen with Care.
A Handicapped Help Line
Donald E Pierce, Founder/ Executive Director
555 E Washington Ave #1405. Summyvale, ca. 94088
Toll Free: 1 (888) 820-4357 (HELP)
Access Santa Cruz Country
This guide is an invitation for locals and visitors with special needs to explore the sights, sounds and flavors that Santa Cruz County has to offer. It has been written primarily to meet the needs of wheelchair users, people with developmental challenges, and their caregivers. We¡¯ve included some resources for people with visual and auditory impairments, but our focus for this guide came from the community that Shared Adventures works with most closely. This emphasis in no way reflects an issue of value or judgement ¡ª our goal is to be sure that everyone is accommodated.We will send the 64-page page bilingual Access Guide To Santa Cruz County anywhere in the United States for a small shipping fee of $3.00.
Just send payment to:
90 Grandview St #B101
Santa Cruz CA 95060
To find local resources and rehabilitation driving schools in your area consult the ADED website at: www.driver-ed.org. Start with a phone call and keep moving forward!
About the Author
Nicole Martins is the publisher of adaptedvan.com. Read more about <a href="http://www.adaptedvan.com">handicap accessible vans</a> or visit this site at: http://www.adaptedvan.com
American Associtation of People with Disabilities
AAPD is the largest national nonprofit cross-disability member organization in the United States, dedicated to ensuring economic self-sufficiency and political empowerment for Americans with disabilities. AAPD works in coalition with other disability organizations for the full implementation & enforcement of disability nondiscrimination laws, particularly the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
CHOICESS is a private, nonprofit corporation founded in 1988 by Joseph and Rebecca Donofrio and a Board of Directors made up of concerned parents, consumers and advocates with the mission of providing support services to persons with developmental disabilities who want to live, work and recreate in their own communities. CHOICESS is an agency dedicated to improving and increasing the access of persons with developmental disabilities to choose and live in their own homes or apartments, have profitable jobs, develop PHONE 626-447-5477 EMAIL INFO@CHOICESS.COM
Dare to Dream Attendent Service
Dare to Dream Attendant Services is the next step to making sure there is a network of support for people with disabilities, both young and old, who have all types of physical and developmental disabilities. Dare to Dream hopes as needs grow that we are able to get to know the all people with disabilities who can benefit from our services throughout the whole Bay Area.
-Nicholas Feldman, Founder and President, 2005
Dare To Dream Attendant Services, LLC
275 5th Street #203
San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: (415) 407-9297
Fax: (415) 441-8991
Dining with Dignity
After 16 years as a civilian working for the Dept. of the Navy, Robert Bayton, took the opportunity to follow his growing passion for cooking. In 1993 he entered Johnson & Wales, working full time while attending school, and graduated with honors in 1995, as a chef. Working throughout Hampton Roads, Bob gained experience in some of the finest restaurant and continued to move up and gain the respect of his peers. In February 2001, a car accident changed his life, leaving him paralyzed from the chest down. Following six months of rehabilitation, a vision, a need and a passion arose in Bob. Enter Dining With Dignity. REVOLUTIONARY, PATENTED SILVERWARE
757-565-2452 | fax 757-345-0731 | 101 Deerwood Drive, Williamsburg, Virginia 23185
Disabled-world.com: Disabled World Dating is totally free. It’s aimed at people with disabilities including individuals who are interested in talking to people about handicaps – caregivers and relations of disabled people. The site includes two-way matching, anonymous email, instant messaging, virtual kisses, private mail and photo upload. This website seems like an online community for the disabled. Definitely worth trying.
Connecting People with Disabilities - Our priority is to provide persons with disabilities, their loved ones and caregivers, a place to connect. Featuring our new book Enabled in Words: the Real Lives, Real Victories of People with Disabilities.
Family Connections/Living Options
225 W. Carl Katcher Way, Anaheim, Ca. 92801 714-744-5301
At Orange County ARC, our mission is to make life better for people with disabilities. We are friend, advisor, advocate, and resource center for our clients and their families.
Orange County ARC's quality programs are delivered by an experienced, well-trained staff. Maintaining high quality programs requires continuing support from the community. Currently, foundations, individuals and businesses provide financial assistance in the form of donations and participation in various events. Many businesses also support Orange County ARC's programs by employing people with disabilities or providing contract work for the agency's packaging and fulfillment operations.
Leashes for Living Assistance Dog School
Med-Care, serving all of Rhode Island, provides ambulance and wheelchair transportation at lowest rates.
Nevada Care Connection
The purpose of this website is to provide up-to-date resources and information that will support and assist caregivers as they care for family members and friends that are frail or disabled.
If you know of someone who would benefit from this information but does not have access to the Internet, please feel free to print out the material. 3700 Grant Dr. Suite A,
Reno, NV 89509
General Information: info@NevadaCareConnection.org
Diane Ross - Continuum Coordinator: dianeross@NevadaCareConnection.org
Para/Quad Services, Inc.
PARA/QUAD SERVICES INC. HAS BEEN PROVIDING IN HOME SKILLED NURSING AND ATTENDANT CARE TO THE CATASTROPHIC INJURED IN GEORGIA FOR OVER 20 YEARS.
SPECIALIZING IN SPINAL CORD INJURY, TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY, MULTIPLE TRAUMA OR AMPUTATION. Call 770-419-9151 OR WWW.PARAQUAD.NET
Sent Out Cards
Send Out Cards provides the computer user online selection and mailing of greeting cards and notes. Including a top quality card, postage and optional photo, the cost per card is less than $2.00. Call Paula at 401 965-0655 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Western Law Center for Disability
The Western Law Center for Disability provides legal assistance to persons with all types of disabilities in Southern California. With a small staff, law students externs, and volunteer attorneys, the Center fields requests for assistance from large numbers of persons with disabilities and provides much needed assistance through litigation, mediation, education, and meaningful referrals. The Center's services are provided at no cost or nominal cost. The Center's efforts contribute significantly to the ability of persons with disabilities to secure appropriate judicial, administrative, and consensual remedies under laws that protect their rights.213 736 8157
UNITED SPINAL ASSOCIATION
United Spinal Association
Expanding Opportunities for People with Spinal Cord Disabilities for Over 60 Years
United Spinal Association was founded in 1946 by veterans with spinal cord injuries to help enable members, as well as others with disabilities, to lead full and productive lives.
United Spinal Association • 75-20 Astoria Boulevard, Jackson Heights, New York 11370
Phone: (718) 803-3782 • Fax: (718) 803-0414 • E-mail: email@example.com
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