Related info

 Compassonate Allowances are a list of rare and severe disorders compiled by the SSA that automatically qualify a person afflicted with such a disorder to receive benefits

Children with Ataxia

Double Vision
Because ataxia affects the nerves, there might be damage to the extraocular muscles in the eyes.  Many of us in the support group have binocular diplopia and use prisms in our glasses to help correct our vision.



  • If you are purchasing a walker or wheelchair you can look on to see the reviews posted for different products.
  • BalanceWear is a new treatment option for a wide variety of neurologic and orthopedic balance disorders. Creater Cindy Gibson-Horn, PT - Oakland, Phone: 888-330-2289.

Home Remodeling

Home Remodeling for Disability and Special Needs: What You Need to Know (


Cheryl L. Fletcher-Docherty
Asset Preservation Strategies
117 Misty Court
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Email: Cheryl@ PlanningAPS .com
Phone: 888-666-8578
Fax: 303-593-6520

Estate Planning

Ivette Santaella, Esq., Partner
Law Office of Blackwell, Santaella & Jahangiri
2010 Crow Canyon Place, Suite 100
San Ramon, CA  94583
Email: Ivette.Santaella@ BlackwellSantaellalaw .com
Phone: 925-359-3233
Fax: 925-359-3234

Clinical Trials - California


California Dept. of Healthcare Services

Genetically Handicapped Persons Program

Bay Area Abilities Expo

HUD Housing

Accessible Space, Inc.

Accessible recreation
(FA rafting trip)


GHPP (medical cost assistance)

Disabled Dealer Magazine
Wheelchair accessible vehicles and medical equipment

New Mobility Magazine