Friday, March 1, 2024

Tag: Social Security

Progress Report: the ADA and Employment

July 26th, 2005 marks the 15th anniversary of an important date in history – the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Since the...

Incomplete SCIs: The Early Days

What's all the confusion about "complete" and "incomplete?" Complete usually means "total" or "whole," while incomplete usually means "unfinished," or "not yet perfect." Although...

Heart Disease

What's all the confusion about "complete" and "incomplete?" Complete usually means "total" or "whole," while incomplete usually means "unfinished," or "not yet perfect." Although...

Finding Personal Care Assistants

How to Find, Hire & Keep Them You’ve wrestled with the issue of attendant care, and decided that it’s finally time to get some help....

Long-term Care Givers

For Better and For Worse No one plans on spinal cord injury. “No one” includes you–the spouse, the family, the person who provides care–as well...

The Medicare Maze

If you are newly injured and need information about Disability benefits, or if you're approaching age 65, and looking at retirement, then it might...

Poll: 74% oppose state Medicaid cuts

Governors have their work cut out for them in convincing the public to accept fundamental changes in Medicaid that could trim benefits and raise...

How disability is determined:

Social Security uses a step-by-step process involving five questions: Are you working? If you are and your earnings average more than $700 a month,...

Self-Employment for Persons with a Disability

In most of the world, the ultimate determination of self-control is employment. This is the basis for almost all micro-lending activity worldwide. Self-employment carries...

Social Security Disability Benefits

When to apply: You should apply as soon as you become disabled. If you apply for Social Security, Disability benefits will not begin until the...