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Disabled children and teens have different needs than their able-bodied counterparts. Learn about services, finances, accessibility, mobility and caregiving here.
  1. Finances
  2. Grants and Other Funding Opportunities for Disabled Children
  3. Education
  4. Caregiving
  1. Teen Issues
  2. Mobility and Fashion
  3. Transitioning to Adulthood
  4. Camps

Finances

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Financial resources for parents and legal guardians of disabled children. Supplemental Security Income, Early Intervention Program and other services.

Grants and Other Funding Opportunities for Disabled Children

Grants and funding opportunities for parents and legal guardians of disabled children. Each organization has different guidelines and requirements for applicants.

Education

Education options for disabled children and teens. Public schools, private schools, inclusive schools and colleges.

Caregiving

Caregiving options for disabled children, including daycare, home care, youth nursing homes as well as caregiver issues.

Teen Issues

Common issues facing the disabled teen population. Includes bullying, sexuality, dating and transitioning to adulthood.

Mobility and Fashion

Teens and children are very much aware of the look of the mobility devices they use, as well as their clothing. Many clothing designers and mobility device manufacturers are taking notice and creating fashionable and fun items for young consumers.

Transitioning to Adulthood

Information on steps that disabled teens will need to take before exiting high school and living independently.

Camps

Information on camps that are geared toward children with physical or learning disabilities, as well as those with disabling medical conditions.

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