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ILRCSF has created and developed a variety of publications for ordering and use by the disability community and its supporters. These materials are available in English and in other languages as specified, as well as can be attained in different formats and on disk as a reasonable accommodation. The following is a listing of the resources available.

All publications are free and available in our office.

To receive an electronic copy (PDF) send an email to info@ilrcsf.org

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY :

HELPFUL GADGETS & EVERYDAY OBJECTS

A booklet designed to provide suggestions and inspire creative thinking about ways to remove barriers and live with greater independance.

English, Spanish, Chinese . (Revised 2009)

BENEFITS:

A QUICK AND EASY GUIDE TO SSI AND SSDI

Questions and answers re: SSI/SSDI benefits, definition of disability, how to apply, how to appeal, amounts received, IHSS (In Home Support Services), etc.

English, Spanish, Chinese

20 pages. (Revised 2007).

HELP AT HOME. A GUIDE TO IHSS

General information about In-Home Supportive Services

English, Spanish, Chinese.

HOW TO PREPARE TO YOUR OWN PASS MANUAL.

A self-help manual designed for consumers. Sections include basic questions and answers about Plan for Achieving Self Sufficiency (PASS). PASS forms for Social Security, and worksheets to assist in planning.

English only. (Revised 2005).

SERVICES FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

A resource guide on basic San Francisco services available to people with disabilities. Services like assistance, employment, public benefits, rights, transportation and other information.

English, Spanish, Chinese. (Revised 2009).

HOUSING:

FAIR HOUSING FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

A Consumer Guide to the Fair Housing Act Brief information re: who is covered by FHA, discrimination, accommodation, complaint procedure, etc. (Content approved by Fair Housing Initiative Program, HUD.)

English, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Braille. 17 page in large and small print.(Revised 2009)

HOW TO BE YOUR OWN FAIR HOUSING ADVOCATE

Finding and Elements of Accessible Housing, Self Advocacy, Tools and Strategies.

English, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Braille. 37 pages. (Revised 2005)

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

English

Emergency Tips for People With Disabilities, including checklists, templates, and tip sheets for people with specific disabilities PDF Printable.