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Ask questions here about types of disabilities whether mental or physical and the laws that protect the disabled.
Mental Illness DisabilityFor information, resources and related links go The National Council On Disability (NCD) If you already have a policy you can look at the terms and conditions section of the policy and see what causes of injury or illness are covered by the policy. Also, check the exclusions…
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Traffic violations such as parking in spaces reserved for the handicapped are set by municipalities (city, county, township). There should be a phone number on the citation, or the person involved can contact the clerk of the traffic court that has jurisdiction where the ticket was written. It can r…
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Partial you only receive 10 years of W/CPermanent you receive it forever
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Social Security offers two types of benefits for person's who qualified under their guidelines which pertain to the mentally or physically impaired. Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income. Information and a "test" to determine the possibility of qualifying for one or both can be…
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Answer No, it is assumed that one spouse will care for the other during illness or troubled times. That is the basis of the "sickness or in health..for richer or poorer" that is included in the traditional wedding vows. Even if one did actually take such vows, the presumption is still morally and…
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Answer People who become disabled from an illness or injury are generally elibible for SSD or SSI depending upon their individual circumstances. When a person qualifies for Social Security Disability benefits they can usually receive early Medicare and/or Medicaid. Visit the Social Security Admin…
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Answer If either your employer bought the disability policy, or you purchased it with PRE-tax money (thru payroll deduction perhaps), then I believe disability benefits are taxable at ordinary income tax rates. If it was purchased with after tax money, usually not taxable. A good rule of thumb is…
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it depends, how bad is the asthma? the eneral rule for receiving ssd (social security disability) benefits is that the illness or disease is what stops you from being able to work.
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YESIt is possible and legal for a handicapped person to ride a motorcycle.They must have or obtain the necessary licence for a motorcycle and they must comply with the mandatory health obligations of the country they live in i.e. not epileptic or prone to blackouts etc.They must then be capable of c…
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buy performance parts like a performance gear sproket, a performance air filter, or a performance exaust system. hope this helps!
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Answer As far as I know, when you are on disability your are to return to your employer with either the same or similar position. They can give away your position, but you are allowed back onto the job with a similar or same position. For example, you stock shelves in a store in Dept A. making $…
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prevents employers from rejecting disabled aplicant on the grounds that hiring such an applicant would result in higher employeehealth care cost true
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In Georgia, solely a PPD Rating you would calculate the Average Weekly Wage (AWW) multiplied times the maximum number of allowable weeks times the disability rating. Thus if you had an AWW of $100 and a PPD rating of 10% to your whole body (carrying a maximum of 300 weeks) you MIGHT expect to demand…
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saul mendozer of Mexico won the mens 1500m wheelchair race in a record time of 3 minites and 6.75 seconds the event was held on the 28th September in the Olympic stadium of sydney.
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The movement of people, as from one social group, class, or level to another: "There's been . . . restructuring of industry and downward mobility for Americans as a whole"
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A wheelchair is basically a chair specially designed for a disabled person or a physically challenged person who have been paralyzed or a handicapped. It contains wheels that can be controlled by hand in case of manual wheelchair.It has two small-diameter wheels attached to the front axle, and two l…
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I work at a VA clinic and three employees here work full time and are 100%. (ADDED by McHammer38) There are actually two ways to receive 100% VA disability. One is to be rated 100% based off the severity of your service-connected disability and the other is called Individual Unemployability (IU). I…
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If you're in a wheelchair, you can only lose weight for you stomach in 2 ways. 1.Go anorexic... 2.Liposuction... Maybe you can lose the weight in less than 6 hours =) Another answer I strongly disagree with the previous answer. People in Wheelchairs CAN exercise and through proper diet, they CAN l…
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One Answer It depends on the disability. From personal experience I have found that women will not date a disabled man because of one major thing - money - they assume from the start that you will not be able to provide them with a long lasting relationship, will not be able to provide the with the…
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A simple answer is: "Yes". However, I have a sense there is more to it. If you are asking more specifically can they work and still receive the benefits then the correct answer is: "It depends".If you want to know more, a good place to start is to look at how your Disability Income Insurance plan or…
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I really feel lucky to be born in this era of science and technology. Did you know that the world famous scientist Stiffen Hawking has been suffering from Wild Polio? All of his body parts are disabled except his brain. But he does research in his own way. How? The answer is technology. He uses a co…
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Does the power even turn on? Are you getting any type of lights on the controller itself?
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In my research, I have not found any power wheelchairs or personal scooters as reliable as a decent electric golf car. I suggest you look for one with excellent local service. If there is not one, you might try a local golf car repair shop or a repair shop for electric forklifts. Have someone that c…
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It is like the way you use a bike the difference is you aren't pedaling, you are using your hands to move around.
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This will probably have to be custom built if the company that did the conversion can not provide it.
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It's best if you don't because the people that's designed for may not be able to use the regular one.
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If you know someone who really needs one and can't afford one, any local charity will help you. If this is a fashion statement, it's in very poor tase , unless it's for a musical or something. If so , buy a plain old wooden one at a Thrift Shop and paint it.
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In a passage in the Bible Jesus said that If your hand causes you to sin cut it off, if your eyes cause you to sin pluck it out, it is better to enter the kingdom of God with one hand (leg,eye or ear) than to have both but be thrown to Hell. Answer Ex.4:11Who maketh the dumb, or deaf, or the seei…
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The questioner COULD be referring to the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act).
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This is a list of attractions that can be enjoyed without transferring from your electric wheelchair. Additionally, there are a number of rides that require transferring to a standard wheelchair but not directly to the ride vehicle. Magic Kingdom: The Enchanted Tiki Room The Jungle Cruise Country…
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There are people with limited use of their fingers who can't hold down more than one key at a time. This makes it hard for them to issue a Print (command-P) or New Document (command-N) command, or Cut (command-X), Copy (command-C) and Paste (command-V) things into place. Sticky Keys makes the comp…
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a taxpayer can file financial disability if they meet certain conditions (IRC ยง6511(h). One of those conditions requires the taxpayer be mentally or physically impaired that they are unable to manage their financial affairs. If the taxpayer meets all of the requirements, the taxpayer may file a ref…
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There were many prototypes of the wheelchair. One was the wheelbed, which dates circa 535 A.D. This design was primarily used for children. Another one dates back to in the 500's as well. This was a three-wheeled chair. The first serious wheelchair (originally called an invalids chair) was made for…
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There is a five-month waiting period after disability is approved before the SSA begins issuing benefits. You should receive your first check in the sixth month after the date printed in your award letter. If your birth date falls between: the 1st and 10th, you will be paid on the second Wednesday …
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Yes you can...See 8/28/08 update below. 8/25/08 Update: It is possible to transfer someone from a wheelchair to an automobile and vice versa with a standard hoyer lift if you have an attachment for a standard hydraulic "Hoyer" type lift and if you make some changes in the length of the chains. Sta…
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The steel folding wheelchair was invented in 1932
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Wheelchairs offered mobility to those people who couldn't walk, thus improving their quality of life and improving the world in general.
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Wheelchair & basketball & a hoop would be good; and maybe some assistance just in case of an emergency
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get a fmla form and have your doctor fill it out, so therefore your employer will give you time off for your medical disabilty.
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Answer I do believe so. My neighbor is bipolar and she receives it Answer: Yes you can receive Social Security for Bipolar illness. If a person has been diagnosed by a doctor, they will need to take their medical records to the local Social Security office and apply. It is NOT an easy task. Yo…
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There are not 3 sizes only two 10u play with a 10'' and 12 and up play with 12' The above answer is wrong. 8u plays with 10" diameter, 10u plays with 11", 12u and 14u play with 12".
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A dairy cow.
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can you get disability with cervical spondylosis with c5-c6not nessesceraly depends on the type of work that you do
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The services needed to provide for and improve the way of life for the disabled can vary depending on the person's disability. For instance, a flat surface is good for those who are wheelchair bound, the deaf may need closed captioning and the blind may need a braille system.
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Workman's comp does pay for a wheelchair and other needs for daily living. A person is entitled to unlimited medical treatment for work injury.
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Under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), employers have to make reasonable accommodations for employees who are disabled. IT is up to the employee to request the accommodation, under the law. Reasonable accommodations might include a wheelchair ramp, or a special desk at wheelchair h…
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With more than 1.4 million members, Disabled American Veterans is an organization of disabled veterans who are focused on building better lives for disabled veterans and their families. Visit their website: www.dav.org.
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First of all, wheelchair basketball is way sicker than regular basketball. Aside from the fact that scientific studies have shown that wheelchair basketball players are consistently more attractive than their non-disabled counterparts, they also have way madder skills! Allen Iverson tried to D up on…
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Answer No Mandatory or eligible? Government forced or employer forced? If you are receiving group benefits from an employer and if you are retired, your employer can require you to participate in Medicare when you are 65 event though you may not be enrolled in social security. The Medicare sit…
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If you are blind or missing a leg, arm, hand ect. Something that you need to do physical work.or u broke ur leg and u have a wheelchair
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i do not think that's possible!maybe you can also fight with your enemies and be beaten....try that game called grand theft auto.i never played it but everyones says you can shoot people,fight,stealand other violent things which i don't really like but maybe you will.Bye!
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05 Aug 1997 when Zeke boulton was born, coincedince? I think not...
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He was in a wheel chair most all his life. He had leg braces and everything. It was because he had the disease "Polio". By most standards he was, a very small number of people knew the extent of his disability and the press made a collective, unwritten, nonbinding agreement not to report it. The da…
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a man called arther Thompson (my grandad) we had a disabled dog and he invented a wheelchair we tried to tell people but no one listened to him about it so that's why you have never heard of him and this was in about 1965
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Certainly! There are lots of ways to entertain, and a wheel chair might stop you from winning a dance contest, but you can still to lots of different entertainment.
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The US President, before & during WW2, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, was a victim of Polio.
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if you can prove that the addiction has caused you to be socially isolated or has caused medical problems...and yes according to the human rights code drug addiction is considered an addiction...but the social benefits tribunal has not acknowledged the human rights code in their decisions..Two alcoh…
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A disability is a condition or function judged to be significantly impaired relative to the usual standard of an individual or group. A handicap person is one who is physically challenged from some of his physical part of his body. The main difference between a disabled and a handicap person is th…
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"I think it's three feet long for every one foot up"No, seriously, how stupid ARE you?That MIGHT be the departure angle at the end of a ski jump but STILL too much.Just picture a Viking woman or normal U.S. man in a manual wheelchair climbing a long ramp at that angle. Would never even get main whee…
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Rick was Terry's boyfriend until he violently beat her, then he went to far and put her in a coma. So then months later he apoligized, but nobody still wasn't pleased. Then one day he was in a competition with Toby, Emma, and Jimmy. They won the competition. Then there was a final round Rick had to …
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The first wheelchair was invented in 600. They became self propelled in 1655. They were first used in the shower in 1760. They folded in 1932 and became motorized in 1950.
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Q&D answer: Disability Benefits, under Social Security regulations, (United States, only) are determined by an administrative process which considers exertional and non-exertional factors; evaluation of medical reports, and lastly, flesh on bone analysis by a specially trained individual, an Adm…
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Hi, I'm using Synthetic resin for varnish. I contains Cyclohexanone resin, Acrylic resin and Mineral spirit. I would suggest you go to the manufacturer and ask for the Health & safety sheet or the risk assessment sheet for their product. Resins are an irritant, in particular individuals ca…
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I'm in a wheelchair and I'm healthy. Some people may have done slight damage to the spine and will use it for short periods of time. Some people may just have things like broken feet or a knee. I would consider all of though still healthy. Some people are just fat, old, or lazy but don't have any me…
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People with mental disabilties are just regular people.
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He is going through some major withdrawls from several different drugs that he was doing. Some of the withdrawl effects include shakes, tremors, seizures, slurred speech, and intense body pains all over that limit his mobility. Because of this, he is unable to take care of himself or move around ver…
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For more information about COPAR, please visit: http://nursester.blogspot.com/2009/02/community-organizing-participatory.html COPAR (Community Organizing Participatory Action Research) is a social development approach that aims to transform the apathetic, individualistic and voiceless poor into dyna…
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No. Benefits are not taxable, unless your SDI is in place of Unemployment Insurance. In this case, your SDI benefit is taxable.
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To the Salvation Army or to The Goodwill Inc.(Call today to Goodwill on 8th Street in Manhattan brought info that they consider walkers medical equipment & so do not accept them.)
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A wheelchair should be regarded as a unique and individual piece of equipment designed to maximise someones mobility; promote good posture; prevent ulceration, deformity and pain; enable someone to maximise their ability in all areas of life.
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No, there is not disability for just someone that is short. If the short person has a medical problem, they may qualify for disability.
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A 1990 federal act providing a free, appropriate education to disabled youth between three and twenty-one years of age. IDEA superseded the earlier Education for all Handicapped Children Act.
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Yes, you can get social security. But, still you have to talk with the insurance experts for the ongoing supply of the medical equipments.
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A mental disability is a disorder that affects someone's mental performance, thoughts, and processes. Mental disabilities hinder a person's ability to function normally in society.
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They are made with steel and fabric. Part by machine and part my manual labor. Need a wheel chair? Call 800-991-5953 or go to www.wecarelowcostmedicalsupplies.com to order.
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There were two US Presidents that were in a wheelchair. Franklin D. Roosevelt as well as Woodrow Wilson, after he had a serious stroke during his second term. Roosevelt was struck with polio while a young man and it weakened his legs. With braces he could stand at a podium and give speeches and was …
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Am Stella Robeson From London few days ago, so i emailed PROPHET AMEDE about my bad relationship condition, how my lover left me, how he was with another girl, so PROPHET AMEDE told me it would take 3 days to get my boyfriend back, i waited for 3 days, unbelievable my boyfriend came to my house aski…
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As wide as a seat on any other kind of chair. They are generally 17" to 26" wide in the USA. They can be custom made in any width you want. The more costly models have titanium frames for less flex and a lot less weight.
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I don"t know about this its a delightful , humanized idea even if physically impossible.It sounds like maybe a hallmark production. There was a cartoon film-actually using 3-d animation if one recalls correctly, The Night The Animals Talked, this was written by GianCarlo Menotti (who also composed A…
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minum knee clearancde of 27" not to excced 36" from floor
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United States In the United States, the Social Security Administration is responsible for federal disability benefits as well as retirement and survivors' benefits, Supplemental Security Income, and several other related social programs. There are 2 federal programs under the U.S. Social Security A…
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Social Security Administration views disability cases involving Fibromyalgia, as it views any disability case. In 2012, the Social Security Administration developed guidelines for establishing whether a person with Fibromyalgia is disabled. As with all diagnoses, Social Security benefits are not bas…
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yes u do...although im sre it wouldn't hurt anybody if u tried..but the people who r actually confined to wheelchairs ma y take it the wrong way...the may think they u r making fun of them
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To run a family counseling session you must first invite the family into your office. You must explain to them what will happen and then you let the appointment take it's course.
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because he injured his butt drinking soup.
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A handicapped person is one that has a disability. However, a special needs person may not be disabled but needs special care.
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Well, the definition of a disability is a physical or mental condition that limits a person's movements, senses or activities. For mental illness just like physical illness it depends on the severity. This is just my opinion.
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The electric-powered wheelchair was invented by George Klein to aid injured veterans after World War II. He developed in 1953 while he was working for the National Research Council of Canada.
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