Posts Tagged ‘Disability’

Alec Baldwin’s Latest Film Blasted For Treating ‘Disability As A Costume’

But the problem is bigger than this film. Healthy Living Special News Bulletin-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project […]

Nearly 1 in 4 U.S. Seniors Has Some Form of Disability

But federal report finds most caregivers view their role as not a ‘substantial problem’ healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of […]

Mom Writes Viral Note To Boy Who Saw Her Son With Disability Like Any Other Kid

One mother was deeply moved when she witnessed a boy’s interaction with her young son.  When Katie Myers’ son, Kaden, was 7 months old, he was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy, a disease that causes his muscles to get progressively weaker. Now 1, Kaden, who needs a wheelchair to get around, has trouble with certain movements, […]

Mom Writes Viral Note To Boy Who Saw Her Son With Disability Like Any Other Kid

One mother was deeply moved when she witnessed a boy’s interaction with her young son.  When Katie Myers’ son, Kaden, was 7 months old, he was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy, a disease that causes his muscles to get progressively weaker. Now 1, Kaden, who needs a wheelchair to get around, has trouble with certain movements, […]

Worker And Family Assistance: Limits On Receipt Of Multiple Disability Benefits Could Save Millions: Hrd-81-127

Worker And Family Assistance: Limits On Receipt Of Multiple Disability Benefits Could Save Millions: Hrd-81-127 GAO was requested to study the prevalence of multiple receipt of disability benefits from the Social Security Disability Insurance (DI) and other programs, as well as various approaches to better coordinate the overall benefits provided to an individual for the […]

Worker And Family Assistance: Current Status Of The Federal/state Arrangement For Administering The Social Security Disability Pr

Worker And Family Assistance: Current Status Of The Federal/state Arrangement For Administering The Social Security Disability Pr In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the operations of four state disability determination services (DDS) and the oversight responsibility of the Social Security Administration (SSA) to determine: (1) the effectiveness of the joint federal/state administration of […]

Worker And Family Assistance: Improvements Needed In Rehabilitating Social Security Disability Insurance Beneficiaries: Mwd-76-66

Worker And Family Assistance: Improvements Needed In Rehabilitating Social Security Disability Insurance Beneficiaries: Mwd-76-66 The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is an independent agency that works for Congress. The GAO watches over Congress, and investigates how the federal government spends taxpayers dollars. The Comptroller General of the United States is the leader of the GAO, […]

Worker And Family Assistance: Indirect Costs Of The Social Security Administration's Disability Programs Are Excessive

Worker And Family Assistance: Indirect Costs Of The Social Security Administration's Disability Programs Are Excessive The Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW) reimburses states for costs they incur in making disability decisions under the Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income programs. HEW negotiators are responsible for approving plans for almost all indirect […]

Living Under the Lens With a Disability

You’d think that in an nine-day bike race, you’d get used to having a camera on you during all waking hours. I never did. I always felt the presence of the camera lens capturing every movement and the microphone recording every sound. When I was first diagnosed with Friedreich’s ataxia (FA), I experienced a very […]

Stent Treatment May Lower Stroke Disability

Treatment must be given within 6 hours after a stroke starts, researchers say healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the […]

40 Percent of Seniors Report Having a Disability

U.S. government analysis also found 15 percent had three or more problems healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American […]

How My Disability Made Me a Better Person

The Multiple Sclerosis International Federation is once again asking everyone to share their thoughts about MS on World MS Day (May 28). This annual campaign gives everyone a voice to raising awareness about MS. Join others worldwide by going to the World MS Day 2014 website to add your voice. Who would I be if […]

Disability in Science Fiction

Disability in Science Fiction In this groundbreaking collection, twelve international scholars – with backgrounds in disability studies, English and world literature, classics, and history – discuss the representation of dis/ability, medical ‘cures,’ technology, and the body in science fiction. Price: $ Sold by Rakuten Play.com

Ageing, Disability and Spirituality

Ageing, Disability and Spirituality This collection examines theological and ethical issues of ageing, disability and spirituality, with an emphasis on how ageing affects people who have mental health and developmental disabilities.The book presents ways of moving towards more effective relationships between carers and older people with disabilities; ways in which to connect compassionately and beneficially […]

Valuing People with a Learning Disability

Valuing People with a Learning Disability Most health and social care service providers claim to value those with a learning disability. Yet there can sometimes be a huge gulf between stated intentions and what happens in everyday practice. In a few cases that have recently hit the headlines, there have even been allegations of systematic […]