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Leading the Fight to treat and cure
Tay-Sachs, Canavan, Sandhoff, GM1 and related diseases

Resources for People Affected with Late Onset Tay-Sachs and Sandhoff Diseases

These resources were discussed at the Annual Family Conference in April 2017.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

https://www.ada.gov/

https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/hq9805.html

Speech and Language Disorders

http://www.asha.org/public/speech/disorders/

http://www.asha.org/public/speech/disorders/ApraxiaAdults/

http://www.asha.org/public/speech/disorders/dysarthria/

http://www.asha.org/public/speech/disorders/Aphasia/

 

Employment-related

Employers with Inclusion Policies for People with Disabilities

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15706604

Getting a Job when you have a Speech or Language Disorder

http://www.thebestschools.org/blog/2013/12/24/careers-physically-disabled/

http://disability.careercast.com/article/best-jobs-candidates-disabilities

http://www.diversityinc.com/top-10-companies-people-with-disabilities/

http://www.askamanager.org/

 

Adapting Your Technology

Apple Accessibility

http://www.apple.com/accessibility/

https://support.apple.com/accessibility

http://www.apple.com/accessibility/mac/physical-and-motor-skills/

macOS Help:

http://help.apple.com/machelp/mac/10.12/#/ 

iPad Accessibility:

http://www.apple.com/accessibility/ipad/physical-and-motor-skills/

iPad User Guide:

http://help.apple.com/ipad/10/

 

iPhone Accessibility:

http://www.apple.com/accessibility/iphone/physical-and-motor-skills/

iPhone User Guide:

http://help.apple.com/iphone/10/#/

 

Android Accessibility

https://support.google.com/accessibility/android/?hl=en#topic=6007234

 

Microsoft Accessibility

https://www.microsoft.com/enable/default.aspx

 

Other Useful Accessibility Links

How-To Geek (lists other links for accessibility)

http://www.howtogeek.com/search/?q=accessibility 

Web sites dealing with disabilities

https://www.disabled-world.com/assistivedevices/computer/

https://www.disabledperson.com/

https://www.disabledperson.com/

Wordpress (general good advice)

https://hand2mouth.wordpress.com/assistive-tech-checklist/

Accessible Technology Coalition (assistive devices for physically disabled)

http://atcoalition.org/category/physical-disability

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