Savings and Discounts for Disabled People

Living with a disability or caring for someone with a disability can put a heavy strain on your bank account, but there are many opportunities for exclusive savings and discounts. These discounts range from retail coupons to travel benefits.  Many organizations have created websites and guides to help find discounts for disabled people.

A Road Map to Discounts for Disabled People

In this post, we provide a comprehensive list of organizations that offer discounts for disabled people, or otherwise assist them with their needs.

General Websites

Disabled World  includes up-to-date news about savings and developments in the disabled community.

Discounts for People with Disabilities is a website dedicated to providing access to a range of discounts.

Disability.gov provides direct information about the services offered by the United States Federal government.

Invisible Disabilities Association  aims to educate those who qualify for the rights and benefits under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA).

Healthcare

Good Days is an organization that strives to help patients in need pay for medical expenses.

The Patient Access Network is a nonprofit organization that assists under-insured patients cover out-of-pocket costs.

Easterseals provides services such as in-home care-giving, accessible housing, and transportation.

Education

The Federal Financial Aid website shows the grants, scholarships, and loans designated for students with disabilities.

The Rise Scholarship Foundation  is a non-profit resource and scholarship opportunity for disabled high school students preparing for college.

The American Association on Health and Disability  aids people with disabilities through specific college scholarships.

Taxes

IRS Free Tax Preparation provides an application to find out whether those with a disability qualify for a free tax return.

IRS Publication 502 and IRS Publication 524 explains the qualifications and benefits for those with physical or mental impairments, the elderly, and the disabled.

Transportation

Cheapflights highlights travel details, links, and support offered by many of the major airlines.

Amtrak guarantees a 15% discount to adult passengers and an additional 50% discount to children with disabilities.

Books and Technology

Augsberg College is a website that includes extensive information about free or low-cost technology and tools.

Camera Mouse is a free downloadable application that allows the user to access their computer simply by moving their head.

NaturalReader is a free resource that can read, in any language, the text or webpage the user enters.

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped has organized access to the talking books program and braille books library service through a national library network.

Questions About a Disability Case? Call Us Today

Resources like these can assist families and individuals working through the challenges of a disability, and the social security disability lawyers at Summit Disability Law Group are here to help as well. We have years of experience working with disability cases and can help discover if you qualify for social security disability benefits such as Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). We have also written a free book on the topic titled, “The Utah Social Security Disability Handbook,” which explains not only the claims process but also what to avoid. If you have any questions feel free to contact us or schedule a free initial consultation to discuss your case.

Photo “Handicapped Parking Space” copyright by Luke Jones.