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June 17, 2024

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AccreditedOnlineColleges.org has recently published their 2016 College Resource Guide for Students with Disabilities. This user friendly guide explores legal provisions as well as a comprehensive listing of scholarships and grants designed specifically to support those with disabilities and their higher education pursuits. We hope this guide will answer common questions and allow those living with disabilities the opportunity to educational benefits and to feel empowered to continue to lead fulfilling lives.

American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. Together with our millions of supporters, the American Cancer Society (ACS) saves lives by helping people stay well and get well, by finding cures, and by fighting back.

American Diabetes Association
The American Diabetes Association leads the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fight for those affected by diabetes. They fund research to prevent, cure, and manage diabetes; provide objective and credible information, deliver services to hundreds of communities, and more.

American Heart Association
The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. They provide a variety of public health education to help people understand the importance of healthy lifestyle choices.

Arthritis Foundation  
The Arthritis Foundation helps conquer everyday battles through life-changing information and resources, access to optimal care, advancements in science and community connections. Our goal is to chart a winning course, guiding families in developing personalized plans for living a full life – and making each day another stride towards a cure.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same.

Drug Center
Drug Center is an online resource providing reliable and comprehensive information about popular drugs and medical devices. This website is dedicated to providing the public with access to the latest news in the pharmaceutical industry, including recalls, research, and safety guidelines. Drug Center also offers support to those who have experienced health complications from drugs or devices.

A site that helps low income families with finding financial assistance programs. Our directory lists assistance programs that help with utility, energy, rent and medical bills.

Missouri End of Life Coalition

Mesothelioma Guide
Mesothelioma Guide is a website that specializes in assisting mesothelioma patients and their loved ones by providing up-to-date information about mesothelioma. Our goal is to help patients understand their diagnosis, and to help them find the best treatment options and the best doctors that are available.

Mesothelioma Help
MesotheliomaHelp.org is a comprehensive resource for those affected by asbestos-related diseases. A diagnosis of mesothelioma cancer can feel overwhelming, but you don’t have to deal with it alone. On this site you can find solutions and connect with others in our community.

For over 20 years, we’ve been helping families like yours connect with leading mesothelioma lawyers in their area. There are many law firms that handle mesothelioma cases, and your choices may seem overwhelming. We clear through the confusion and help you locate only the top lawyers.

Mesothelioma Veterans Center
The Mesothelioma Veterans Center was created to provide information and assistance to veterans regarding treatment, clinical trials, and VA benefits for veterans suffering from asbestos illnesses. We strive to provide veterans diagnosed with any asbestos illness the best information, advice and assistance we possibly can, from filing for VA Disability Compensation, to helping veterans find the best medical treatment, we never stop fighting.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society's vision is simple: a world without MS and their mission is for people affected by MS can live their best lives as we stop MS in its tracks, restore what has been lost and end MS forever.

National Stroke Association
The National Stroke Association's mission is to reduce the incidence and impact of stroke by developing compelling education and programs focused on prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and support for all impacted by stroke.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Network
The Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Network is committed to providing information and resources for patients with RA and individuals who are experiencing arthritis-like symptoms. We want to help you get the best care possible.

RX Dangers
At RX Dangers, we believe informing people of the risks involved with prescription drugs is paramount. Our easy to navigate online database is constantly being updated, and provides comprehensive, unbiased information about serious side effects, complications, and interactions of commonly prescribed drugs.

St. Louis Alzheimer's Association
The Alzheimer's Association's vision is simple - a world without Alzheimer's. Their mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's Disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

The Asbestos and Mesothelioma Center
Asbestos.com is a website and advocacy group that helps the victims of asbestos exposure and their loved ones. We connect our visitors with the resources they need to understand and fight asbestos-related disease, all at no cost. The use of asbestos has hurt thousands of individuals and their families, so we've made it our mission to meet their needs.