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I am a very good lister in converation I have long term memory and short term memory is good I can rember the cealnder really well i am date oriented?

I am a very good lister in converation I have
 long term memory and short term memory is good I can rember the cealnder really well i am date oriented?

What's your Question: Your statements indicate that you feel you have good memory, are a good listener, and oriented to the calendar very well. I do detect, however, a number of typographical errors. Is that normal for you or are you simply not proofing what you're writing. Would you like to pose a question based on your statements? If so, you may write to me at: www.healthtap.com/dr-drsaghafi ...Read more

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How does having a disability and sensory impairments affect a child's development?

How does having a disability and sensory impairments affect a child's development?

It Depends: This is a difficult question.It depends upon what the difficulties are.Some may be serious and permanant impairments for the future. Some may be remediated with help and some may resolve with maturity.They are not all hopeless.For example a child with poor coordination may not be the best athlete but otherwise be perfectly normal in every other respect.If you wish, you can message me with detail. ...Read more

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Can you please please make a list of all the diseases, disabilities and conditions linked to chromosome 17?

Can you please please make a list of all the diseases, disabilities and conditions linked to chromosome 17?

Chromosome 17 issues: Alexander disease Andersen-Tawil syndrome Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome Bladder cancer Breast cancer Camptomelic dysplasia Canavan disease Cerebroretinal microangiopathy with calcifications and cysts Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, type 1 Corticobasal degeneration Cystinosis Depression Ehlers-Danlos syndrome Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, classical type Epidermodysplasia verruciformis Galactosemia Glycogen storage disease type II (Pompe disease) Hereditary neuropathy with liability to pressure palsies Howel–Evans syndrome Li-Fraumeni syndrome Maturity onset diabetes of the young type 5 Miller-Dieker syndrome Multiple synostoses syndrome Neurofibromatosis type I Nonsyndromic deafness Nonsyndromic deafness, autosomal dominant Nonsyndromic deafness, autosomal recessive Osteogenesis imperfecta Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Type I Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Type II Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Type III Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Type IV Potocki-Lupski syndrome Proximal symphalangism Smith-Magenis syndrome Usher syndrome Very long-chain acyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency ...Read more

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Does anyone know if speech/language impairment is a disability that can be improved?

Yes: Many people can be aided by a speech/language pathologist, who can evaluate and help to improve speech patterns, enunciation and oral communication in general. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if speech/language impairment is a disability that can be greatly improved/reversed?

Can you tell me if speech/language impairment is a disability that can be greatly improved/reversed?

This depends: On the source. Speech therapy can do wonders in improvement, but it mostly depends on the source of the disability. The outcome will be different from different pathologies, like between congenital malformations verse, traumatic brain injuries, it just depends and should be seen as a case to case prognosis. ...Read more

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Could you list all visual impairments that you know?

Could you list all visual impairments that you know?

Numerous!!: Visual impairment is divided into congenital and aquired the aquired causes are numerous from deficiency disease , hormonal and endocrine to toxic, , infectious reasons . Tumors, multiple sclerosis, ophthalmic conditions, even psychological reasons could be responsible. ...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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Should I apply for social security disability for a chronic disorder that is makes me tired fast?

Should I apply for social security disability for a chronic disorder that is makes me tired fast?

Severity?: That depends upon what you can and can't do. If you cannot perform any job duties, then perhaps,. It may be best to consult with a disability attorney. ...Read more

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What happens if I collect social security disability because I had a craniotomy and seizures but I have not had a seizure?

What happens if I collect social security disability because I had a craniotomy and seizures but I have not had a seizure?

Depends on diagnosis: If the reason for the craniotomy puts you at greater risk for a seizure and having an increased risk for seizure prevents you from employment in your profession then you are probably entitled to that payment. ...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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How can I tell if squamous cell cancer a disability for social security?

How can I tell if squamous cell cancer a disability for social security?

Not usually: Squamous cell cancer can mean a wide variety of things, depending on the site and stage of disease. Increasingly cancer patients are continuing to work through their treatment course, which is viewed positively by heatlhcare providers. The more normal a life a patient is able to lead, the better. Many patients find that work provides normalcy and interaction that helps them continue with life. ...Read more

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Are kids within the autism spectrum be covered under social security disability?

Are kids within the autism spectrum be covered under social security disability?

Some can: It depends on the level of the child's functioning, whether there is co-existing intellectual disability and whether the family qualifies financially. You can apply for ssi and katie beckett at the same time. If you are denied ssi for financial reasons, the federally -funded katie beckett program is based on the other two factors. The level of impairment is more stringent. ...Read more

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I have been in psychotherapy for over 17 years and on medications for 15 years....While I am somewhat better, I am now for the first time on social security disability....Due to the fact that i can not focus long enough to do any work. I am depressed, c

I have been in psychotherapy for over 17 years and on medications for 15 years....While I am somewhat better, I am now for the first time on social security disability....Due to the fact that i can not focus long enough to do any work.  
I am depressed, c

Since : Since you you have moved, is a different doctor prescribing your psychiatric medications as well? If a general doctor is prescribing your psychiatric medications, you could inquire about being evaluated by a psychiatrist. Since you are not my patient, and i know very little about your history, i can not make any specific medication recommendations. However, sometimes if depression is recalcitrant the doctor might consider using a mood stabilizer. Different therapists and different patients use different approaches to counseling. I have sometimes adopted patients who spent years in counseling but said that the time was spent addressing complaints. Improving depression and anxiety often requires making changes in our lives. Change can be frightening. If your previous counseling was not directed at making healthy life changes and you really are motivated to pull up your sleeves and do what it takes; talk to your new therapist about this approach. 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

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