Website: Social Security Administration: Extra Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Costs

This website explains how one can get extra money to help pay for their prescriptions.

Article: Coping with stress at work

Any job can have stressful elements, even if you love what you do. This article is about things and ideas to try to lessen your stress at work.

Article: The Caregiver’s Toolbox: The Caregiver’s Space

It is a place where caregivers of individuals with I/DD can go and find information as well as have someone to chat with who may be in a similar situation.

Article: Disability Scoop: Pets May Boost Social Skills In Kids With Autism

Researchers say in a new study, that individuals with autism or ASD will be more likely to speak if there is a pet in the house.

Article: The Guardian: Is the NHS failing women with autism?

Autism, or ASD, is far more prevalent in women than previously thought but is still often untreated because the stereotype focuses on male behavior.

Article: My Aspergers Child: Insomnia in Children with Aspergers & High-Functioning Autism

This article gives several ideas on things to try to help get individuals to sleep.

Article: Health Professionals Network: The Changing Criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorder: What They Mean for Practice

An estimate of the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) recently published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) concluded that rates of ASDs are roughly 30% higher than previous estimates.

Guide: The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities: Being a Healthy Adult: How to Advocate for Your Health and Health Care

This guide focuses on transition in a healthcare context. It provides information and tools for self-advocates to assist them in their health care decisions.

Guide: ASAN: Transition to Adulthood: A Health Care Guide for Youth and Families

This guide is intended to help young people with disabilities and their families plan for the transition to adulthood in health care contexts.

Hesperian Health Guides: A Health Handbook for Women with Disabilities

This book can help most women with disabilities better care for themselves, improve their general health, their capabilities and self-reliance, and their ability to participate more effectively in their communities.