Social Security Disability Archive

Living with a Disability

Living with a disability is a lot like living with a secret. Sometimes it is an open secret, where it is apparent to most that you have some sort of impediment complicating your life. Depending on the severity and nature of the disabilitiy, the impact can be more than

Tips for Hiking with a Disability

The great outdoors offers many nature lovers opportunities and tips for hiking and biking but what about tips for those with a disability? There are many people who have always enjoyed fun activities such as hiking until they developed a disability. Here are a few tips for anyone who

Surviving a Disability

I have been disabled for almost four years. I did not chose to have my vision taken from me. I had a heart attack and a stroke. I was told that I was one of the lucky ones. This phrase annoyed me. I was not who I had been

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