Young Adult Resources
Being young adults with a rare disease ourselves, we think about our future a lot. We want to help the CMD community navigate and interpret these often tricky concepts with useful tips and tricks for transitioning into this new and sometimes intimidating chapter of our lives.
-Avery Roberts & Kierra Sunris
Young Adult Community Members
These resources can give insight on how to navigate the healthcare system as a disabled individual.
Thriving while attending school with a disability can be tricky. Below are resources that can help you have a successful educational career and get through the long journey while still thriving.
Transitioning between phases of life is hard, especially when it comes to growing up. These are resources that can guide you as you transition your way through life.
How to handle finance as an affected individual (disability benefits, etc.)
Here are some resources about modifications you can make to your home to suit your needs and wants.
Transportation & disability is a tricky concept. Here are a variety of topics that can help you understand driving and getting around with CMD.
Wheelchair Lockdown Systems:
Adapted Vehicles (*NOTE: Every automaker has a mobility section that can provide rebates for adapted equipment. We only provided the link for the automakers that produce vehicles that can be converted for wheelchair accessibility.):
Community is an amazing thing. The definition of the word, "community": a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals. Below are great organizations that have organized supportive people and gatherings.
As someone with CMD, it can be hard to thrive without the help of others. Here is how to live your truth as your own person.
Look at what young adults in the CMD Community have accomplished!