Monday, March 30, 2020

Tag: Social Security

What About Help With Rehabilitation, Training Or Education?

Published: June 10, 2004

If you are likely to benefit from rehabilitation, you are referred to a state rehabilitation agency or private organization for rehabilitation services. Social Security pays for the services if you are successfully rehabilitated. If you recover from your disability while in an approved rehabilitation or training program that is likely to result in your becoming self-supporting, benefits will continue until the program is over.

For example, if you were in a nurse’s aide training program and your condition improved so that you were no longer disabled, benefits ordinarily would stop.

Uncharted waters

Published: May 8, 2004

Tim Swieckowski is a quadriplegic, but a specially designed boat allows him to be one of the few who sail on their own.

SAND KEY – The afternoon gusts suddenly have grown stronger on the choppy waves of Clearwater Bay,

Other Resource Sites

Published: September 8, 2003

ADA – Americans with Disabilities Act
U.S. Department of Justice ADA home page.

ADA Technical Assistance Program
Consisted of a diverse array of projects to further the understanding and implementation of the Act. The program has created a vast infrastructure of resources, including numerous ADA publications and videos, materials targeted to specific audiences, training packages and an unparalleled knowledge of the ADA.

Social Security Disability Benefits

Published: September 8, 2003

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 sixth full month of disability. The Social Security disability waiting period begins with the first full month after the date we decide your disability began. Supplemental Security Income (SSI) disability benefits are paid for the first full month after the date you filed your claim, or, if later, the date you become eligible for SSI.

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