Special Needs Resource Project (SNRP) provides a basic guide for parents of children with chronic health issues, disabilities and special needs. This site is designed to help you get a jump-start in your search for helpful information and resources. Every situation is unique. Our aim is to help you learn the basic skills you'll need to obtain the specific resource information, equipment, and services your child and family needs. Though focused on children ages 0-22, most of the information we offer is applicable to adults as well.
eParent Special Needs Resource Directory provides a comprehensive guide for parents and families of children with chronic health issues, disabilities and special needs, as well as to physicians, allied health care professionals and educational professionals who are involved in their care and development. This directory is designed to assist in your search for helpful information and resources for every situation.
At A Mother's Rest, we believe that frequent, affordable respite is a key factor in keeping special needs parents and caregivers healthy. Ensuring the best care of disabled children and adults means ensuring the best care for their parents.
Before the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was enacted in 2010, rare disease patients could not access health care coverage due to various discriminatory insurance practices, limited Medicaid eligibility, and debilitating cost-sharing. While imperfect, the Affordable Care Act successfully reformed these practices by forbidding insurers from discriminating against rare disease patients, outlawing annual and lifetime caps, expanding Medicaid, closing the Medicare Part D donut hole, and more.
An accessible home is one that allows its occupant to do what he or she wants and needs to do, as independently as possible. If you or someone in your family is disabled, your home may need specific modifications to make it accessible for daily living. You are protected under the Fair Housing Act, which stipulates property owners to make, or allow residents to make, a home accessible for those with specific or special needs.
Due to recent challenges reported by patients and healthcare providers, the following table was developed to help you and your healthcare provider understand currently available patient assistance programs and their requirements for Lundbeck Sabril® and generic vigabatrin products offered by PAR Pharmaceutical, Amneal and Upsher-Smith as well as a private foundation offering help with co-pays.
We know that 15-20% of our school children have IEPs. Why are we not educating communities about this? We owe it to our kids, both the non-disabled and disabled ones. They have to learn how to interact, how to live and work together. This is their future and it’s ours.