Healthcare Resources

Doctor's Appointment

American Association of People with Disabilities  

 

AAPD is committed to ensuring all people with disabilities have a right to quality, comprehensive, and affordable health care. The AAPD web page provides a wealth of information to keep self-advocates equipped with information on advocacy efforts at the national level and how they can use similar strategies at the grassroots level.  

Doctor Talking to Boy in Wheelchair

 Disability Rights Florida Medicaid Advocacy Resource

DRF's Medicaid page and "Advocacy 101" publication help explain an individual's rights and the steps required to challenge a denial or reduction of a Medicaid State Plan or Medicaid Waiver service.

Doctor's Appointment

Florida Center For Inclusive Communities 

 

The Florida Center for Inclusive Communities recognizes that good health is vital to enjoying all other life activities. The FCIC addresses healthcare advocacy via a variety of activities, including educating health care providers to be sensitive to the special health needs of people with disabilities. 

Exercise Bands

 National Council on Disability

The National Council on Disability Health Care page contains links to publications that focus on reform initiatives and consumer directed physical and mental health care policies.

Physical Therapy Session

The Arc Healthcare Policy 

 

The Arc provides resources for education and advocacy on healthcare issues for people with disabilities.