Social Security Disability Archive

What is a Disability Working Allowance?

Medical disability can lead to a variety of financial complications and, in some cases, leave an individual completely unable to find gainful employment. If you are caring for a child who has a disability, it is important to begin thinking about the options for financial support should your child

Finding a Job When You Have a Disability

Finding a job is a difficult task for anyone, but when you add a disability into the mix, things get even harder. The unemployment rate for Americans with disabilities is at a whopping 75 percent. There are several factors affecting this statistic, but fear of losing benefits and accessibility

Autism: Is it a Disability or Not?

In earlier times, autism was an almost unheard of disease. Those of us born in the 1960s, 1950s, and earlier may never have encountered a person that we knew had autism during our entire academic career. Yet many of us now have children who have received this diagnosis. With

Disability Negativity

Sometimes I wish I didn’t have this thing, this thing that holds me back, this thing that sets me apart. Sometimes I wish I didn’t have this thing, this thing that makes me different, this thing that makes me unique. Sometimes I wish I didn’t have this thing. If