Disability Resources For Autism

“The autism spectrum encompasses a range of neurodevelopmental conditions, including autism and Asperger syndrome, generally known as autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Individuals on the autistic spectrum experience difficulties with social communication and interaction and also exhibit restricted, repetitive patterns of behavior, interests, or activities. Symptoms are typically recognized between one and two years of age.[1] However, a lot of children are not finally diagnosed … Read more

Resources For Aging With A Disability

Some people are born with disabilities and illnesses, and others are challenged by them later in life. Both strive to live long, productive and satisfying lives, but aging amplifies and causes newly acquired disabilities for everyone. The following organizations address the wide range of increased challenges of aging with a disability. Administration for Community Living … Read more

Resources For Rare Disorders

A rare disease is any disease that affects a small percentage of the population. Most rare diseases are genetic and thus are present throughout the person’s entire life, even if symptoms do not appear at birth. A disease may be considered rare in one part of the world, or in a particular group of people, … Read more