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5 Best Cities for People with Disabilities

Looking for a new home in a new city, perhaps away from the support of friends and family, can make even the most independent person nervous. If you ...
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Five Inspiring Movies Featuring the Disabled, Part 1

When it comes to movies, people with disabilities are rarely seen. However, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly 40 million Americans have a ...
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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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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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Five Super Successful People With Disabilities, Part 1

Overcoming adversity is a cornerstone of the human experience. For many people, they are able to rise above a challenge and move on from it. However, ...
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In Florida, what is Required to Apply for SSI?

Almost everyone knows about the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program. However, fewer people are as familiar with the Supplemental ...
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How Much Money Do You Get When You Qualify for Disability in Florida?

One of the most frequently-asked (and important) questions many Floridians have about their disability benefits claim is “how much money will I get ...
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Some Important Truths About the Social Security Disability Program

The Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program is a key support for many disabled American workers who can no longer do the work they used ...
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4 Most Common Mistakes Disability Applicants Make & How to Avoid Them

Filing for disability with the Social Security Administration (SSA) can be a massive burden for many. For the recently disabled, the challenges in ...
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Is There a Caregiving Crisis for People with Disability Benefits?

According to a study by AARP, “nearly 40 million Americans in 2014 were providing unpaid care to people who are older, disabled, or otherwise in need ...
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2017 Cost of Living Adjustments and Social Security Benefits

 2017 is almost here, and the Social Security Administration (SSA) has announced the Cost of Living Adjustments (COLA) for the new year. How Much is ...
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Florida Disability FAQs: What if My Condition Isn’t in the Blue Book?

If you’re familiar with the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program, then you probably know a few basics about how it helps disabled ...
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