Social Security Administration (SSA) is an independent agency of the federal government that administers benefit programs such as Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Income (SSDI). SSA also provides work incentives for people with disabilities who want to work. Visit this link for more information about SSA’s programs: https://www.ssa.gov/redbook/.
Special Kids Network helps children and youth with special health care needs and disabilities get the services and support they need in order to thrive in their community and develop to their full potential. A partner of the Pennsylvania Elks Home Service Program.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers an array of benefits and services that provide financial and other forms of assistance to veterans, their dependents and survivors.
United Spinal Association (formerly known as Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Association) is an organization that has a number of programs that promote the independence and well-being for people with a spinal cord injury or disease. United Spinal Association’s website has links to various assistive technology sites, including U.S.A. Tech Guide: A Web Guide to Assistive Technology Choices.
World Institute on Disability (WID) is a non-profit policy center that focuses its work on issues and problems that directly affect people’s ability to live full and independent lives. WID’s programs, including Employment Benefits and Disability Initiative and Access to Assets, are described on their website as well as links to other publications (Individual Development Accounts (IDAs), Work Incentives, monthly EQUITY e-newsletter) and resources.