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Living with a Disability

Living with a Disability

Disabilities-BANNER-FEB2013-Genacta_v2Living with a disability or caring for someone who is disabled can have its challenging days. However, Genacta In-Home Care believes that, with the right resources, individuals with disabilities and their caregivers can live life to their fullest potential.

Contact Genacta In-Home Care in Alaska for more information on how people with disabilities and their caregivers can benefit from in-home care and respite services.

Downloadable Tools and Tips:

Click the links to view or right click to print or save to your computer.

Web Resources:

Click the links below to access resource websites for people with disabilities and their families.

Database of State Disability Organizations
The National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities offers a searchable state-by-state database of disability-specific organizations as well as organizations for parents of children with disabilities.

Assistive Technology
Assistivetech provides products that aid individuals with activities of daily living, from mobility devices to products that help those with speech issues and more. You can browse products by related function or disability.

Disability Scoop
Disability Scoop highlights the daily news items that are relevant for people with disabilities and their families.

Assisting People with Traumatic Brain InjuriesThis guide provides strategies to help caregivers cope with and manage challenging behaviors of people with traumatic brain injury.

Disability Matters
This radio show, hosted by Joyce A. Bender, founder and CEO of Bender Consulting Services, Inc., a firm that recruits and hires people with disabilities, focuses on the employment and empowerment of people with disabilities.

Independent Living & Disability Research Terms
This glossary from the Research and Training Center on Independent Living lists and defines many of the main terms associated with independent living for disabled individuals.

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