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October 2014 Archives

Supplemental Security Income for children with disabilities

New Jersey parents would agree that when a child is disabled due to an injury or illness, parents experience tough emotional and financial times. They often search for the best medical treatment possible for the child without regard for cost. Although at many times children recover, some children are not as fortunate. Those parents either deal with the loss of a child or the entire family learns to live with the various limitations of the disability.

What is a medically determinable impairment?

Oftentimes mental illness is not treated in the same way as physical illness. The stigma associated with mental illness has subsided in recent years, but has not ceased to exist altogether. The fact is, a mental disability can be as crippling as, or worse, than a physical disability. If applying for benefits related to a mental illness disability, it is important to understand the process.

How do I receive SSD benefits for qualifying mental conditions?

For people in Newark and throughout New Jersey, there are often concerns and confusion regarding how to receive Social Security Disability Benefits for qualifying medical conditions. There are certain requirements that must be met and steps that have to be taken to prove their existence, before receiving benefits for these mental issues.

Disability community proudly parades through New Jersey

In our post last week, we wrote that October is National Disability Employment Awareness month. While the focus is largely on employment, advocacy groups also want to use this time to promote disability awareness in general.

National Disability Employment Awareness observed in October

October is National Disability Employment Awareness month. Most people have no idea that NDEA month even exists, much less when it is celebrated. However, it gives us a real opportunity to discuss an issue that is important to the disability community: barriers to employment.

Disability summit focuses on exercise and nutrition issues

Human health is an ever-expanding area of study and discovery. As such, there is much we do not yet know about how our bodies are meant to function in relation to the comforts and accommodations available in modern society. One thing seems clear, however: The sedentary lifestyles that Americans are increasingly living are often doing more harm to our health than good.

Rapper's comments highlight issue of having to 'prove' disability

Rappers are known for being boastful and self-promoting. It’s part of the gig. But there are certain personalities who delight so much in themselves that their music is overshadowed by their arrogance. The most notable example is a rapper named Kanye West.

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