Disability Based Resources

Friends of Disabled Adults and Children – FODAC

FODAC’s mission is to provide durable medical equipment (DME) such as wheelchairs and hospital beds at little or no cost to the disabled and their families. They also assist with a variety of other programs – such as vehicle/home modification, adaptive technology, and accept donations of DME.
4900 Lewis Road Stone Mountain, GA 30083
Phone: 770-491-9014
http://www.fodac.org

Allsup
Non-Attorney representation for SSDI to offer Social Security Disability evaluation, guidance, and assistance with applying for and attaining SSDI benefits. Also offers a free 15 minute webinar designed for healthcare providers to attain more information on SSDI (and thus Medicare) entitlements to reduce risk of denial – while possibly increasing “speed” of acceptance.
http://www.allsupcares.com – support website for healthcare professionals
Thom Kisner is the local community based representative and is also available for further questions (or to sign up for a webinar) at 404-372-4407 or t.kisner@allsupinc.com
http://www.allsup.com – general information
http://www.apply.allsup.com – for free SSDI evaluation for families or 800-279-4357 x2020

Blue Moose Elevators
http://www.bluemooseelevators.com
770-891-4442
Local provider of elevators and various types of lifts (such as Tub Lifts, Attic Lifts, Cargo Lifts, Vehicle Lifts, Material Handling Lifts, Patient Lifts, Ceiling Lifts, and even Casket Lifts), stairclimbers, or storm shelters.

Buck and Buck

Online (and print) catalogue that includes adaptive clothing options for senior and those with various disabilities, behaviors (such as undressing inappropriately in a facility setting), skin protection on arm/legs and wheelchairs/walkers, and various pocket additions to wheelchairs/walkers/hospital bed rails for ease of location/access, etc. for both men and women.
1-800-458-0600
http://www.buckandbuck.com

Disposables Delivered
Online (and print) catalogue that includes various incontinence products such as pads/briefs, underpads/chux, disposable wipes, cath/urinal supplies, perineal/skin/cleansing products, and gloves.
1-866-613-3251
http://www.disposablesdelivered.com

Job Accommodation Network through US Dept of Labor

Provides information regarding workplace accommodations under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) for individuals, employers, and those in helping professions to provide clarification, education, and assistance – also includes under “others” tab specific accommodation information by multiple diagnosis types.

(800)526-7234 www.askjan.org

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