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A Kidney Patient's Guide to Working and Paying for Treatment

This is a resource from Life Options, a program to help people live long and live well with kidney disease. This booklet is divided into three parts: Paying for treatment of kidney disease, living productively with kidney disease, and resources for individuals with kidney disease.

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A Practical Guide for People with Disabilities Who Want to Go to College

This guide helps people with disabilities plan for attending  college.

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Dialysis Facility Compare

See how your facility compares to others based on star ratings, services offered, and quality of care. Find and compare Medicare-certified dialysis facilities and get information about chronic kidney disease, dialysis and transplants. Talk to your dialysis team about Medicare's star ratings and other quality of care scores.

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Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) is a federal-state program that helps people who have physical or mental disabilities get or keep a job. VR is committed to helping people with disabilities find meaningful careers.

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Exercise: A Guide for People on Dialysis

This booklet offers exercise alternatives for people on dialysis.

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Federal Student Aid

This organization provides resources for preparing for college or career school, applying for aid, consumer protection and more.

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Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology (FAAST)

The FAAST Device Loan Program is a way for people with disabilities of all ages to try out different assistive devices to best determine those most helpful for them. The Program provides hands on training and access to personal computers and other items.

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Guam - Department of Labor

This is the Department of Labor website for Guam.

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Hawaii - Department of Human Services

This is the government website for the Hawaii Division of Vocational Rehabilitation.

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Keeping Your Job When You Need Dialysis

This website offers information keeping your job when you need dialysis.

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Northern California - Department of Rehabilitation Services

This is the website for the Department of Rehabilitation Services for Northern California.

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Patient Scholarships

This website offers information about scholarships and grants that are available for patients with kidney disease.

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Renal Rehabilitation: Bridging the Barriers

This booklet provides important information for patients and families about vocational rehabilitation and kidney disease.

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Social Security - Substantial Gainful Activity

This site includes up-to-date information about substantial gainful activity (SGA). The amount of monthly earnings considered as SGA depends on the nature of a person's disability. SGA amounts generally change with changes in the national average wage index.

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State Vocational Rehabilitation Services

This page provides a list of State Vocational Rehabilitation services for Network 15.

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Ticket to Work

The Ticket to Work and Self Sufficiency program is a Federal program designed to provide Social Security Disability beneficiaries the choices, opportunities, and support they need to enter and maintain employment.

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Returning to Work (Vocational Rehabilitation)

This page includes contact information for the Arkansas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma WIPA programs.

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Working While Disabled - How We Can Help

Social Security pays disability benefits to you and certain members of your family if you have worked long enough and have a medical condition that has prevented you from working, or is expected to prevent you from working for at least 12 months, or end in death.

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Working While Disabled - Spanish Version

Social Security pays disability benefits to you and certain members of your family if you have worked long enough and have a medical condition that has prevented you from working or is expected to prevent you from working for at least 12 months or end in in death.

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Working with Chronic Kidney Disease

National Kidney Foundation information on rehabilitation and returning to work.

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