Phone dating for people with disabilities dating unattractive men
Either way you have it, I think it’s time to compile a handy list, and to update it as often as possible.
Flattering, because it implies that we adults with disabilities have it all together and don’t need help, or depressing because there just isn’t much out there, and resources think that they are promoting them so well that lists of this type don’t seem necessary.
– they have information for Americans going abroad and people outside the US coming to the US.
The Foundation Center: search foundations to apply for funds.
Google: I don’t mean to be flippant, but you have to research.
A simple query of “free travel” led to this good (and recent) article.
Don’t forget your intersections – that is, if you are poor or a female or a racial minority or LGTBQ, search under those groups as well for foundations that apply to you.
Transitions Abroad: one of the king-beasts in websites for living/working abroad (along with Dave’s ESL Cafe) – definitely opportunities to find free ways to travel or jobs.
As an honors student straight through, I could have easily gotten a scholarship, but I had no idea that I counted as “disabled”. Check these out: JLV Counseling’s Clearinghouse of Scholarships for People with Disabilities: Comprehensive list of scholarships available to people with disabilities, categorized by disability.
Bookshare: An accessible online library for people with print disabilities. There are a ton of discounts out there for us, way too many to list.
I think instead of listing, it might be helpful for me to remind you to just ask.
Not all states are set up with the calculator, but World Institute on Disability has a lot of other information on financial planning and benefits – check out their books and resources .
PASS Plans: “A Plan for Achieving Self-Support (PASS) allows a person with a disability to set aside otherwise countable income and/or resources for a specific period of time in order to achieve a work goal.