ADA: More info
Check out ADA Roundup 2011 for Quest’s annual review of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Looking for help as you prepare to meet with your child’s school about individual education plans (IEPs) or 504 Plans, both of which provide accommodations for students with disabilities? Well, you've come to the right place. The following list of IEP and 504 plan resources will help you get started and moving in the right direction.
If you can't print this list, contact your local MDA office to...
Need help confronting the costs of home modifications such as a bathroom redo (see Bidets: A Disability Friendly Way to Go)?
To help lessen the financial burden of paying for home modifications (including adaptive bathroom equipment and bathroom modifications as well as other home modifications), the resources listed here provide a good starting point in your search for more information...
Taxes and disability deductions
The April 15 filing deadline for 2010 income tax returns is still several months off, but taxpayers hoping for a refund may want to get acquainted with Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and other tax-related resources now. The following publications describe some potential areas of deduction for individuals and families affected by disability.
The U.S. Transportation Security Administration recently approved the use of notification cards that air travelers with disabilities can present at airport security checkpoints.
Below you'll find information on wheelchair safety items and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Wheelchair Safety Items Resources
Resources for college-bound students with disabilities
Here's a list of contact information that college-bound students with disabilities, and those considering college, may find helpful. For more on college for students with disabilities, see “Empowering Students to ‘Contribute to Society’.”