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How can you find available social services for disabled people?

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How can you find available  social services for disabled people?

Social svc: Your local mental health center (csb) would have all info. U need. ...Read more

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Disabilities (Definition)

Disabilities is a term that describes a mental or physical condition that limits one's abilities to carry out the ...Read more


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Please tell me, could i get medicare early with social security disability insurence?

Please tell me, could i get medicare early with social security disability insurence?

Typically Yes: It would be best to consult a disability attorney. From speaking with patients, it seems that with SSDI, it is easier to get medicare coverage. ...Read more

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Government making cuts to medicaid, medicare and social security how would you do it?

Government making cuts to medicaid, medicare and social security how would you do it?

Complicated : Older doctor (30 years ago when i started) told me an office call should cost 100x the cost of a postage stamp. When letters were 6 cents to mail, an office call was about $6.. Now postage is 45 cents & most office calls are over $45. Insurance companies & governement regulations for medical care have added tons of paperwork for the dr. Pay the dr. Directly, & everybody pays something. ...Read more

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How to get behavioral psychiatric services without health insurance?

How to get behavioral psychiatric services without health insurance?

Pay for them: Lots of practitioners of behavioral therapy are not covered with insurance and accept only direct pay. If that's not feasible, depending on the need, if this is for a child, the school may authorize and pay for behavioral services through an individualized education plan (iep). Also, if you meet criteria, public insurance (medicaid) may pay for such care. ...Read more

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How to get SSI for autism help?

How to get SSI for autism help?

See your PCP first.: Have your pcp refer you to a psychiatrist or psychologist to evaluate the autism then go to the social security office and apply for disability. You can get an application on line. You can contact the social security office and get help from their staff on how to fill the appropriate forms. Once the forms are submitted, they will let you you know if he is qualified ...Read more

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How long do caregivers need to work with someone to obtain legal rights?

How long do caregivers need to work with someone to obtain legal rights?

???? What: Your question is a little confusing. If you work in a care center and care for others, you really have no legal rights. If you care for somebody privately in their home, you really are an employee and you have no legal rights over the person being cared for. Legal rights are governed by the courts and most next of kin laws. ...Read more

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How to get psychiatric services without health insurance?

How to get psychiatric services without health insurance?

Several options: Depending on your income, you may qualify for county mental health services; check the government pages in the phone book or online. If you have resources, many psychiatrists greatly prefer direct pay rather than going through health insurance. ...Read more

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How to get a psychiatric services dog?

How to get a psychiatric services dog?

Service Dog: There are multiple organizations that train and assign medical service dogs. To get these dogs, there's an application process, you need to commit long-term, and be able to provide for the dog's food, supplies, and medical needs. You must be willing to come be trained in the dog's commands. For more info, here's one site: http://www.Medicalservicedogs.Com/what-are-service-dogs/service-dog/. ...Read more

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Where can I find information about seniors medicare and social security benefits?

Where can I find information about seniors medicare and social security benefits?

Medicare information: Call medicare, they will actuallly answer the phone and can be very helpful. You can also go on line to medicare.Gov for information. ...Read more

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How can you prevent poor social skills in someone with learning disabilities?

How can you prevent poor social skills in someone with learning disabilities?

Find a counselor : Who works on teaching social skills, or find a social skills group therapy group. ...Read more

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How to know if i qualify for veteran's disability?

Check with VA: The VA has put a great deal of effort in streamlining this process. Start with your local VA hospital. Veterans organizations are also quite familiar with disability criteria and the paperwork necessary to determine whether you qualify. As a last resort your Congressperson's local representative can be helpful. ...Read more

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How do I find local disability program?

How do I find local disability program?

White pages or onlin: Government offices are listed on line and in phone directories. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to understanding mental illenss and mental retardation?

Can you tell me how to understanding mental illenss and mental retardation?

Very different: Mental illness and mental retardation are two very different things and not neccesarily related. If you have questions about either, you could ask your physician, you could read a good book on the subjects, or you could talk to people who have these conditions. Doctors who treat these conditions are very helpful, and there are many in your area at Illinois Neurologic Institute in Peoria. ...Read more

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How do federal laws require employers to treat those with disabilities?

How do federal laws require employers to treat those with disabilities?

No discrimination: The laws basically try to make it fairer for those with disabilities to work. For example: jack is good with computer and has no disabilty, and joe is also good with computer but he has no legs--must use wheelchair. Joe can do all the computer work just as well as jack can--so, the law requires that company hiring jack/joe provide ramp access/elevator so joe can get to work. Hope that makes sense. ...Read more

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How to handle social isolation when working online from home?

How to handle social isolation when working online from home?

Get out of the : House! get to know your neighbors, the people at your gym or church or volunteer organizations. But it all starts with getting out of the house! ...Read more

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Can you please tell me why it'sthat mentally ill people cannot disclose their disability to supervisors at work?

They can: They often do not for the same risks that exist in the community. Stigma, harsh judgments, discrimination takes place and often subtly so many workers with mh issues find themselves out of good jobs without really knowing how it happened. So, persons can disclose their disability, but often choose not to. ...Read more

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School paper: how does a disciplinary and or criminal record affect the ability to get into professional school/medical school?

School paper: how does a disciplinary and or criminal record affect the ability to get into professional school/medical school?

Agree with answer: I spent 16 years on the admission committee of our local medical school. A felony will prevent a medical license. The law school has a committee that reviews backgrounds and would not recommend admission. This is the state of indiana. I doubt others are more liberal. I have read stories about a "reformed" prisoner who was then admitted to the bar. Ask your attorney general. ...Read more

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Can a person get social security disability with flat feet and osteo arthritis in knees?

Can a person get social security disability with flat feet and osteo arthritis in knees?

Probably not: Even with flat feet and osteo arthritis, paind and funciton can be maintained with orthotics nad medicine. Also a sitting job does not require you to be very mobile. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could i get medicare early with social security disability insurence?

Typically Yes: It would be best to consult a disability attorney. From speaking with patients, it seems that with SSDI, it is easier to get medicare coverage. ...Read more

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Do the results of the mcmi and mmpi tests get mailed to the social security disability benefits office? I accidentally put down not paranoid bc coping

Do the results of the mcmi and mmpi tests get mailed to the social security disability benefits office? I accidentally put down not paranoid bc coping

Psych Test Results: The results of any such devices should be interpreted by a psychologist and reviewed with you before being provided to any outside party. Results should always take into account the whole picture of your situation and one answer here or there should not make a difference in the overall results, but recommend you approach the test giver and make sure to get feedback on your results. Good luck! ...Read more

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"disabled" person-has to pay $1250 as" share of cost", what can he do , to get extensive dental work , done? Hi, professional person, 14 years ago had a "major stroke"--"-share of cost" is very high! only income comes, via social security disability, an

"disabled" person-has to pay $1250 as" share of cost", what can he do , to get extensive dental work , done? Hi, 
professional person, 14 years ago had a "major stroke"--"-share of cost" is very high!  only income comes, via social security disability, an

I : I don't know if this will be helfpul, but here is a list of dental groups in anaheim that provide free or low cost dental services. Community dental services inc anaheim - (714) 828-1211 anaheim, ca - 92801 dds inc anaheim - (714)491-9264 anaheim, ca - 92801 grand dental - (714) 828-3028 anaheim, ca - 92801 western dental services inc anaheim - (714)635-6000 anaheim, ca - 92802 n a dental corporation - (714)491-0082 anaheim, ca - 92801 california smile dental group anaheim - (714)826-9000 anaheim, ca - 92804 consumer health inc - newport dental center - (714)491-8441 anaheim, ca - 92806 anaheim community dentistry - (714)635-0855 anaheim, ca - 92806 state college dental group - (714)772-5005 anaheim, ca - 92806 jacks, scott, dds inc - (877)567-6453 anaheim, ca - 92806 altamed medical & dental group: anaheim lincoln - 714-780-5690 anaheim, ca - 92801 good luck. ...Read more

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How possible is it that I will get disability?

How possible is it that I will get disability?

More Info Please: In general, there is a small percentage of the population who is disabled. If you have a specific health challenge, that you can share, we may be able to better help answer the question as to likelihood in your particular case. If you can talk about condition, diagnostic and radiologic studies done, treatments tried, results of treatment, it could be beneficial. ...Read more

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To get disability payments how sick do you need to be?

To get disability payments how sick do you need to be?

Must Meet Standards: May consider “disabled” if you have a medically determinable physical or mental impairment (including emotional or learning problem) which results; inability to do any substantial gainful activity; can be expected to result in death; or has lasted or can be expected to last for a continuous period of not less than 12 months. http://www.socialsecurity.gov/compassionateallowances/conditions.htm. ...Read more

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Can you get disability for ms?

Yes, possible: Unfortunately, many with MS develop progressive disability, which leads to inability to work. Social security disability and private disability policies can be available for many of these unfortunate individuals. ...Read more

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Could a person with uncontrolled diabetes get disability?

Yes: But only if fits criteria set up by social security administration ie: 'disability definition' is not what you say or md says, but what ssa says! get list from ssa or your attorney. ...Read more

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What happens if u got brachycephaly can u get disability?

What happens if u got brachycephaly can u get disability?

Brachycephaly: Brachycephaly is just a descriptive term for a head shape, usually associated with craniosynostosis - getting disability would be solely based on how severe the disorder is and how much it has affected one's ability to work. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get disability for having tunnel vision?

Is it possible to get disability for having tunnel vision?

Tunnel vision: What is the cause of your tunnel vision? If the problems impairs you such that you cannot do activities of daily living or normal things you would do in society or if it impacts your ability to do job tasks then it may be judged to be disabling. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i got brachycephaly can I get disability?

Disabilities: Brachycephaly is a description of a head shape, this alone would not qualify for get disability ...Read more

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What kinds of disabilities qualify someone to get a service dog?

What kinds of disabilities qualify someone to get a service dog?

Please see: tip taps for a great deal of information about service dogs and qualifiers. ...Read more

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What amount do you get paid caring for someone with disabilities?

A/W Dr Goldhagen: This is extremely variable and depends on a number of factors. ...Read more

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What exactly does it take to get disability for a mental illness?

What exactly does it take to get disability for a mental illness?

No simple answer: You will need to have an evaluation by a psychiatrist who will help fill out paperwork from social security. Disability is not/and should not be given easily. There needs to be substantial evidence that a person is unable to maintain gainful employment. Most requests are denied the first time. It can take months to 2 years for a final answer. Sometimes a disability lawyer can be helpful. ...Read more

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Would it be possible that a person get on disability diagnosed with fibromyalgia?

Would it be possible that a person get on disability diagnosed with fibromyalgia?

It's not easy: In general patients who go on disability with fibromyalgia have worse health outcomes than those who do not. Often the initial disability claim will be denied. Then you would need to hire an attorney preferably experienced in successfully getting fibromyalgia patients on disability. ...Read more

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I was wondering how can I get help if I have been denied for medicaid and disability?

Avvo.com: I encourage you to ask this question with more clarifying information on avvo.Com. It is a site that provides answeres to legal questions for free. ...Read more

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What can I do with my friends when I have a disability that will not get me too tired?

Be Present...: Without knowing the nature of your "disability"...Simply being with friends/family can be relaxing and restorative. Try to avoid extremely physical activities if you easliy tire; go to a movie, or share a meal, or listen to music...Things of that nature. ...Read more

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How do I determine to get an abortion or not when my child has tested positive for a disability?

How do I determine to get an abortion or not when my child has tested positive for a disability?

Difficult to answer: Dr amster's advice is good.My suggestion is to discuss the problem with a geneticicist plus a medical pediatric or pediatric surgical sub-specialist taking are of the type of disability your child would have. Then it is up to you and child's father to make a decision which of course needs should take into account child's probable quality of life as well as impact on your entire family. Not easy. ...Read more

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Wondering who will pay bills for our kids if they get sick in their 30s? If chronic disease, will disability kick in?

Depends: Not really a medical question - whether disabilty will help depends on the illness, side effects, employability and if the disability plans have any money (social security being my thought). ...Read more

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I'm trying to get on disability, but can't get out to doctors without making my condition worse. Can doctors on this service write disability letters?

I'm trying to get on disability, but can't get out to doctors without making my condition worse. Can doctors on this service write disability letters?

Need an office visit: You really need to be evaluated and examined in order to determine disability status. despite how difficult it may be to get to the office this is the only way you will be able to qualify for disability. Make arrangements or the office visit. ...Read more