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HIV/AIDS & Disability?

RE: Is a Person With an AIDS Diagnosis Automatically Disabled?This isn't a question but just offering a resource you may not be aware of.One of the unique challenges of HIV disease (and it's treatments) is that things may be fine today but hell...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...gays to serve in the military. You also beat us in hockey at this year's Olympics. Looks like you may be taking the lead on HIV-related episodic disability as well. BRAVO Canada!Dr. Bob Read more »

HIV and the mentally disabled+donation

I have a cousin that is hiv+ and mentally disabled. He has a habit of spitting and blowing in... Read more »

is AIDS defined as disability by...?

I have been diagnosed with AIDS for over 10 years. I am trying to take advantage of a loan program... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Agencies' Efforts to Combat HIV/AIDS Among Disabled People Examined

...often struggles to gain access to sex education and health services, including HIV prevention and education materials. ... Yet people with disabilities engage in the same sexual behaviours that the general population does, according to a landmark... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Swaziland: HIV/AIDS Education -- Disabled Persons With HIV/AIDS Face Unequal Access to Health Information

...address the specific needs of disabled persons. The full report, " Knowledge, Personal Risk and Experiences of HIV/AIDS Among People with Disabilities in Swaziland ," was published in the International Journal of Rehabilitation ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mozambican Civil Society Groups to Launch HIV/AIDS Campaign Aimed at Disabled People

...will launch an HIV/AIDS campaign that aims to ensure improved access to HIV testing, medical assistance and treatment among disabled people in the country, AIM/AllAfrica.com reports. According to World Health Organization data, there are... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Disabled People in Botswana Largely Neglected in HIV/AIDS Efforts, Advocates Say

...of the Botswana National Association of the Deaf said that although some people say HIV/AIDS rates in Botswana are declining, people with disabilities have not been reached. Keoagile said the country's laws and HIV/AIDS intervention strategies... Read more »
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Etiquette Rules when Meeting a Disabled Person

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...a disability might need. If a barrier cannot be avoided, let the person know ahead of time. Be respectful of the rights of people with disabilities to use accessible parking spaces. When speaking or writing about disability... Refer to a... Read more »

I am the caregiver of a disabled adult who has HIV

Posted by 28262
...I am the guardian of a disabled adult who is HIV positive. I am HIV negative. I never thought I would land up with a person who had HIV living in my home. Read more »

Long Term Disability Insurance and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...$13,000. Worth of advice about group disability insurance coverage. When I first became fully disabled and unable to work I was worried but felt comfortable in knowing that I was covered by my employer?s long-term group disability Read more »

Caring for a person with HIV

Posted by 28262, 3 Replies
...When I found out the disabled adult living in my home had HIV this was a shock. But over time this went away and it was not a big deal. Sometimes it gets Read more »