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Does being on disability mean i´m disabled?

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Dr. Carol Van der Harst
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: No

Disability is a legal determination that is associated with receiving financial benefits.
You can be disabled for mental, psychiatric or physical reasons. Many disabled persons seek rehabilitation, education, or peer support to achieve more in life. Some people with one disabling condition achieve new careers or become business owners later in life. Stay positive and good luck with your journey.

In brief: No

Disability is a legal determination that is associated with receiving financial benefits.
You can be disabled for mental, psychiatric or physical reasons. Many disabled persons seek rehabilitation, education, or peer support to achieve more in life. Some people with one disabling condition achieve new careers or become business owners later in life. Stay positive and good luck with your journey.
Dr. Carol Van der Harst
Dr. Carol Van der Harst
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Dr. Alain Ades
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Disability

Disability is both a legal and medical condition.
There are plenty of disabled people who do great things every day at work.

In brief: Disability

Disability is both a legal and medical condition.
There are plenty of disabled people who do great things every day at work.
Dr. Alain Ades
Dr. Alain Ades
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