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How Can I Explain To Other My Disability When I Am Embarrassed
Analyze....: You must be seen by a psychologist in order to analyze , understand and accept your disability. Once you will be able to accept your problem , you will be able to deal with all other situations related. Even more: may be you will be able to help others. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: The term "lumbar degenerative disc disease" is a very broad and non-specific category with varying levels of severity and symptoms. Most patients are not classified as "disabled" due to the problem. There may be lifting and work restrictions given by your doctor which can be classified as "impairments".Impai. ...Read more
Can't calculate them: Disability us more than just an injury or loss of function of a body part it has to do with your occupation and your ability to be retrained. As an example if you lose you 5th finger you would not be disabled if you drive a truck but you could be if you were a concert pianist. If you could train the pianist to play the drums you would no longer be disabled. Disability is a legal not medical term. ...Read more
Work rules: The american with disabilities act (1990) primarily aimed to eliminate discrimination in the workplace for people with disabilities. It was amended in 2008 to define "disability" as some people with disabilities were not being protected due to the interpretation of the original definition. ...Read more
No: Diabetes is a diagnosis that requires lifestyle modification and medical care. It does not require that you cease work. Specific jobs may have rules (Specialty truck drivers, airplane pilots) that make work difficult with Diabetes. If you have gone unconscious due to your Diabetes or Heart Disease, driving may be prohibited for a period of months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dis(lack of) ability: Whether it is rolling over, walking, smiling in response to a human face & vocalization, much of these skills have been studied in large populations & a range of time within which they emerge is considered the norm. When these fail to emerge on time, suspicion of a motor , speech or other problem may be suspected. Some skills ore more predictive of physical or mental abilities than others. ...Read more
No: Disability means a person cannot do something that a person (without a particular illness or problem) can do. Costochondritis is not a disability because a person with costochondritis can still do many or most of the things that people without costochondritis can do. However, one can be disabled in one's own profession... which means that costochondritis may be a disability for a trumpet player. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple: Most commonly known include: bladder and breast cancer calcifications and cysts charcot-marie-tooth disease depression ehlers-danlos syndrome osteogenesis imperfecta glycogen storage disease neurofibromatosis type i maturity onset diabetes of the young type 5 galactosemia in addition there are multiple syndromes, disorders and deficiencies that are extremely rare. ...Read more
No....: Asthma is a disease characterized by recurrent episodes of bronchospasm and airway inflammation. However, between episodes, most patients are completely asymptomatic. It is a very treatable disease and does not result in disability even though it is not curable. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Obesity: Obesity indicates • Poor Dietary habits with lack of discipline • Lack of Exercise • Poor coping with stresses in life It is Not what you eat, IT IS what is eating you! Being obese is not a Disability Obesity can lead to • Diabetes • Heart disease • High Blood Pressure Complications of these diseases can cause Disability ...Read more
Sometimes, depending: Most people with asperger's syndrome do not have language delays, and are able to work and earn their livings. They do have difficulty relating to others though, and see the world very differently. There are varying intensities of these problems, and how much they interfere with social interactions. Any disability evaluation would have to consider these issues. http://tinyurl.com/nxtwc8c. ...Read more
Depends: A disability is a condition that affects major life activities. If your seizures are under control, then there really isn't a disability (unless you were a commercial pilot!) If seizures aren't controlled, then, yes. ...Read more
Legal decision: As noted by my colleagues, raynaud's disease can be considered a disability...And not really a disability. For the individual it is a problem, and sometimes serious and debilitating. The issue of disability is actually a legal one, as such decisions are made by a judge regardless of what the physician might say in his or her record or report. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Not usually: Unless something interferes with your ability to perform normal activities or perform employment, you are not considered disabled. Severe asthma is probably one of the few conditions associated with "allergies" but allergies or anaphylaxis are usually not considered a disability. ...Read more
Meds: I am not sure what you mean to organize your meds for disability, but if you need to arrange them in a way that you would be able to access them in a right order, use a pillbox. If you are applying for disability and need to fill out the list of meds you are taking, you just copy the name of each medication, its strength and directions for use. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not necessarily: Every person has a different tolerance for pain. Millions of people in this country have chronic pain. Some people cope quite well and carry on normal lives despite chronic pain. Other people cope very poorly and become severely disabled by chronic pain. Seeing a physician who is experienced in the management of chronic pain can be helpful to those who are not coping well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Helps good choices: Admitting to problems and getting the right help takes strength and courage. That's where one's faith is valuable. That internal compass and strength along with those who share your faith can provide the internal and external resources one needs to choose well and get well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends on severity: The likelihood of a disability from a stroke depends on the severity of the stroke, the type of stroke (hemorrhagic vs ischemic) and how quickly one seeks emergency treatment for the stroke. Any suspicion of stroke symptoms warrants immediate emergency care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Case by case: In general, diabetes is a disability under the ada when it limits one or more of a person's major life activities, has done so in the past, or a person with diabetes is being discriminated against with the assumption that they cannot perform certain activities. See the equal employment opportunity commission website for more: http://www.Eeoc.Gov/facts/diabetes.Html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends : Disability is defined by not having the physical and / or mental capacity to work. Vision is one component. It depends on your insurance policy, state and federal criteria and the potential demands on our job. They do have the right to see if you are trainable in another job. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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