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Find out if the doctor's office, exam tables, and diagnostic equipment are physically accessible before you make an appointment. If there is another mode communication needed (e.g. sign language) find out when (not if as they are required) interpreters are available. Make sure the doctors understand your disability in addition to any illness being treated.
Make up a lists of 1. medical conditions 2. medications 3. hospitalizations/surgeries 4. treating doctors and bring them to each visit.
Find out what resources are available to enhance independence. For example, some people with disabilities may be eligible for Personal Care Assistance, special transportation, etc. Also look into what assistive technology could help.
Students with disabilities should be active in activities just like peers. Even "special needs" activities recognize the importance of having peer buddies like Special Olympics, Miracle League, and Challenger Little League
Students with disabilities can learn independent living skills and self-advocacy from the CILs (Centers for Independent Living) in their state found at http://www.ilru.org/projects/cil-net/cil-center-and-association-directory
Targeted interventions and supports are needed for children with mental health issues as 50% drop out