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Special Needs  / Disabilities

 Social Security Disability Information
The Social Security Administration offers benefits to people with disabilities under the age of  65.  Find information about the Social Security Disability Program and the Supplemental Security Income Program.  Also find a simple Eligibility Screening Tool to determine if you or someone you know is eligible for one or both programs. 

 Virginia Disability Resources
The Virginia Board for People with Disabilities addresses the needs of people with developmental disabilities. Find links to local, state, and federal organizations and agencies  offering disability-related resources - including education, early intervention, employment, assistive technology, housing, and transportation. 

 VBPD Disability Newsletters
The Virginia Board for People with Disabilities offers copies of current and past issues of its 'Voices & Visions' newsletter which include information about Virginia-based events, meetings, and resources. 

 Community Service Boards
Virginia's Community Service Boards help with a variety of needs including 
outpatient and day support needs of people with severe mental illness, psychiatric emergencies, and care of elderly citizens with mental disabilities and their families.  To find your local CSB, click here.

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