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What To Do When a Social Security Beneficiary Dies

Has a loved one passed away recently in your life?  Whether he or she was your spouse, parent, or a family member, there are special considerations ...
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Disability Rights Movement & COVID-19

The world is facing numerous challenges due to COVID-19. However, people with disabilities are facing extra consequences and obstacles as a result of ...
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Disability and the Criminal Justice System

Individuals with both physical and mental health disabilities are especially susceptible to criminalization and discrimination by law enforcement. ...
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“Should I Apply for Disability?" (and Other SSDI Questions)

Should I apply for disability? If this question has been running through your mind, there are several factors to consider. People can become ...
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The New Law Improving Disaster Planning for People With Disabilities

A deluge of recent disasters, from hurricanes to wildfires, has reinforced the notion that they can strike at any time without warning. And while a ...
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Will Writing a Dire Needs Letter Help My Disability Case?

Obtaining disability benefits can be very challenging. Reports show that more than 50% of disability claims are denied on the initial attempt, making ...
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Difficulties the Hearing Impaired Face Every Day

People who are hearing impaired face considerable challenges. They experience and navigate the world much differently than those with perfect ...
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Top Trending Disability Topics Right Now

What's the talk around town? What's trending on Twitter? Let's face it, news about the rights of the disabled is usually not making front page news. ...
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Tips for Traveling with a Disability

Everyday life for those with a disability can pose a myriad of challenges. For those with wanderlust, it may present another whole new set of them. ...
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How a Ban on Plastic Straws Hurts the Disabled

Earlier this month, Starbucks and American Airlines became the first two major companies to announce that they were phasing out plastic straws, and ...
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What Are My Rights as a Disabled Employee?

  The federal American With Disability Act (ADA) was signed into law in 1990, making it illegal for employers, including private, state and local ...
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H.R. 620: Are the Rights of the Disabled Under Attack?

Fighting for the rights of the disabled has been an uphill battle, but over the years significant strides have been made. A turning point came in ...
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