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Caregiver Resource Page

Updated 04/14/12

 

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Introduction

The International Center for Disability Resources on the Internet understands what an important job being a caregiver is.  The Center is committed to collecting as many resources as it can to help caregivers all over the world.  This page is dedicated to all who will be doing this important and under appreciated  job.  Hopefully some of these resources will help to make this task easier.   If you know of any pages or sites you feel should be here, please email the address to icdri@icdri.org  or . This page is dedicated to the wonderful people around the world who serve as caregivers. 

See Nursing Jobs and HealthcareJobs in Ireland
They are a new commercial job board specifically related to healthcare jobs in Ireland that also provides free job postings to charities like the Jack & Jill foundation that need to recruit nursing & healthcare staff on a volunteer basis.

See the new page  Financial Aid Resources for Purchasing Assistive Technology

It might also be useful to check Books on Caregiver Issues to see if you can find literature on the issues with which you need help.

The Caregiver's Essential Hand Book
by Sasha Carr, MS., and Sandra Choron

You may find additional help in Books on Disability Legal and Policy Issues as well.

Aardvark Adaptive Modification Full service Accessible Design, Consulting and Contracting Firm

AccentCare An excellent site with many resources for caregivers and seniors.

Accessible Vans by Adaptive Mobility Van Sales is a nationwide provider of affordable wheelchair accessible vans.

AMS Vans - USA

AMS Houston - USA

AMS Vans Ohio - USA

 AMS Vans Mississippi - USA

 AMS Vans San Diego - USA

Advocates Across America  An educations and advocacy resource for parents of disabled children.

American Red Cross

Break Boundries :  Ways that people with disabilties can control devices in their homes!

The Breaking New Ground Resource Center - Resources Rural and Agricultural Technology and independent Living

Care.com: Find Long Term Care and Elder Care, and Special Needs  Resources - Senior Care Articles and Resources

SPECIAL NEEDS CARE – CARE.COM - Website Offers Resources to Help Families Find Special Needs Articles, Resources, and Care providers

Caregiver Network Inc.: A Canadian Caregiver Resource

Caregivers.com: An Information and Referral network for caregivers.

Caregiving.com  Valuable information and other things to help support caregivers.

CareThere A site with many resources to assist caregivers and seniors. 

Center for Family Caregivers: A valuable organization to help caregivers get the resources they need including ways to work at home.

COMPREHENSIVE DISABILITY CARE A Resource for Caregivers in India

The Crotched Mountain Foundation The mission of the Crotched Mountain Foundation is to assist children and adults with disabilities achieve optimal growth and independence

Disabled Transportation Made Easy and Affordable! Article about affordable disabled transportation to help keep people independent.

disAbility Resource Center : a resource for caregivers and those who need independent living information in the Everett Washington area.

Disability Rights Advocates - An advocacy organization for people with disabilities and their caregivers.

Disability Rights Advocates - Hungary An advocacy organization for people with disabilities and their caregivers in Hungary.

Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund Inc.  An advocacy organization for children with disabilities and their  parents

The Fathers Network: A resource for fathers of disabled children.

Financial Aid Resources for Purchasing Assistive Technology
Resources to help in the purchase of many different types of Assistive Technology

Handicapped Children: An excellent site written from the perspective of and special education teacher.

Handicap Vans with Accessible Wheelchair Lifts and Ramps  Buy new or used wheelchair accessible vans with a low price guarantee.

HITEC Group International

Assistive Devices for those who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Homecare Suppliers, LLC

Homecare Suppliers, LLC is an authorized provider of senior-age, mobility products– featuring factory-direct pricing.

Kennedy Krieger Institute: Help for caregivers of children and young adults with brain disorders

The Living Journal: This is a tool for caregivers to use to keep track of the everyday needs of the person for whom they are caring. 

Lupus Patients Understanding & Support (LUPUS): A UK website devoted to meeting the unmet needs of those affected by SLE and related diseases.

National Alliance for Caregiving: A national resource for caregivers

National Family Caregivers Association: National Membership organization for caregivers

The National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities  (NICHCY)   The national information and referral center that provides information on disabilities and disability-related issues for families, educators, and other professionals. Our special focus is children and youth (birth to age 22).

Our-Kids : a support site for parents of disabled children, it has an email list.

Parent Pals:- A resource for parents to locate a special education professional in their area.

Parents, Inc : PARENTS is a partnership of Alaska families with children with disabilities which provides support, training resources, and advocacy statewide

Parents Helping Parents: A site devoted to parents who can help other parents with children with disabilities

Pathways Awareness:  Pathways Awareness Foundation is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to education for and about children with movement and physical challenges, and their families.

The Southern Cross Healthcare Group, United Kingdom -  Southern Cross Healthcare and Ashbourne Senior Living provide care homes for the elderly in the United Kingdom.

Special Needs Advocate for Parents (SNAP) : To provide information, advocacy, and referrals to families with special needs children of all ages and disabilities

Speech Strategies - Speech Strategies offers home services for stroke victims and their families, parents preparing for IEP meetings, and stutterers of  all ages.

Spinal Cord Injury Lawyers - National law firm dedicated to helping the injured. Morgan & Morgan fighting for the people; not the powerful.

The Thistle Foundation:  The Thistle Foundation provides services which enable disabled people and their families to lead independent lives.

Transitions Elder Care Consulting - Of particular interest in the Care Givers Guide.

The Well Spouse Association: A non-profit organization that offers emotional support to spouses/partners of the chronically ill or disabled. 

Viatical Guide  The Viatical Guide to provide individuals and their families unique financial solutions to improve their quality of life when facing monetary and emotional hardships that come with a catastrophic illness

Wheelchair Vans for Sale Buy used handicapped vans with new wheelchair or scooter accessible conversions.

Winners on Wheels (WOW): WOW empowers kids in wheelchairs.

 

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