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Drivers with Disabilities

Driving with MS: Knowing Your Options

Thankfully, living with multiple sclerosis does not have to mean losing the ability to drive. There is a variety of adaptive automobile equipment available. The National Multiple Sclerosis Society can help you consider all your needs and resources…
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How a CDRS & Mobility Specialist Can Help You

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How a Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist and Mobility Specialist Can Help You Getting on the road to independence can be a long and twisting journey, but there are individuals, businesses and organizations ready, willing and able…
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What Financial Options are Available for Veterans with Disabilities?

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Purchasing a wheelchair van or having your own vehicle modified for your disabilities is costly. To help our veterans and service members with disabilities, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers financial assistance to purchase a new…
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Tax Credits and Deductions for Those With Disabilities

The 2017 tax season is upon us, which means it’s also time to explore and utilize the wide collection of tax credits, exemptions and breaks that can help you to see a larger return this year. But before you start pouring over the numbers,…
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Tax Returns for your Investments in Accessibility: Part II

  Tax Credits & Deductions for Businesses Businesses stand to benefit by investing in accessibility. Not only are you creating an accessible environment for people with disabilities; you’re also gaining eligibility for helpful…
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Tax Returns for your Investments in Accessibility: Part I

Tax Credits & Deductions for the Individual Allocating funds towards making your business, home and/or vehicle more accessible for people with disabilities is beneficial and can boost your income in return. Be aware of the tax credits…
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Waiting For A Taxi

  On June 28, the US Court of Appeals overturned a decision by the New York City district court that mandated all new city taxis be wheelchair accessible. Several wheelchair users and advocates for people with disabilities had filed charges…

Impact of the Affordable Care Act On People With Disabilities

  The recent Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act means there could be some positive changes for people with disabilities regarding access to healthcare. Historically, people with disabilities have been at a disadvantage in…
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The Great Outdoors: National Parks Offer 3 More Free Days this Year

National Parks offer several free entrance days a year, and there are 3 left for 2011: June 21, September 24 and Veterans Day weekend November 11-13. That's a $25 savings per carload at parks that charge entrance fees. Even if you have a free…