Disability Benefits

Alzheimer’s Disease: Alzheimer’s Information & Symptoms

While most individuals suffering from Alzheimer’s disease are 65 years and above, the early Alzheimer’s stages are detected in many young Americans nowadays. Today, more than 5.3 million Americans are suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Understanding Alzheimer’s symptoms would help in early detection of this disease. By obtaining appropriate and timely Alzheimer treatment, the onset of Alzheimer’s disease can be significantly delayed. Alzheimer’s information can be obtained from trained professionals who can advise you to take a step in the right direction.

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Disability Benefits

Carpal Tunnel Help & Carpal Tunnel Benefits Claim

It is important to understand the meaning and symptoms for carpal tunnel syndrome in order to receive treatment and proper carpal tunnel help immediately. With the increase in usage of computers and cell phones, carpal tunnel claims are at its peak. Workers everywhere are filing carpal tunnel benefits claims as they believe it is caused by their work and are seeking carpal tunnel compensation for it.  Understanding what the causes are for carpal tunnel syndrome and getting immediate treatment for it helps fix the problem at an early stage.

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Disability & The Law Courts

The Truth About Social Security Disability Insurance.

Difference between SSI & SSDI Many people are not aware that there is a difference between Social Security Disability (SSDI) and Social Security Insurance (SSI). Social Security Insurance is just that –A federal system that one involuntarily pays into while working, in order to receive retirement benefits at the prescribed age. The average Social Security income ranges in the between $800-1000 per month, depending on the amount one earned while one worked. There are various persons who may receive SSI OR SSDI benefits. For example you can be the son or daughter or spouse of someone who is deceased that worked and paid into the system and received SSI or SSDI.

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Disability Facts

Disability Facts & Figures

Declaring a disability to an employer Comparing disability figures internationally is difficult due to the fact that different countries regard disability in different ways. The following facts and figure therefore relate more to the United Kingdom. Disabled People * There are approximately over 8.6 million people who are classed as disabled in the UK alone. * 8% of the people registered disabled use a wheelchair. * It is estimated that there are 610 million disabled people worldwide. * Four hundred million people living in the world’s developing countries are disabled. * 10 to 20% of every country’s population is thought to be affected by disability. * There is estimated to be 39 million disabled people in Europe. Disability at work * Disability affects 20% of the working population. * There are 6.8 million people of [… Read More]

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Disability & The Internet

Disabled peoples rights to web access

Disability & The Internet A study has recently shown that despite new laws under the disability discrimination act many websites are still inadequate when it comes to providing suitable access for those with disabilities. Since 2003 the disability rights commission began testing websites to make sure they were complying with guidelines set out by the World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Content Accessibility programme. Of 1,000 sites tested 81% of them failed to reach the minimum standard of accessibility. How Testing Was Done? Testing was done running commercial available software on each of the 1,000 sites, testing included for example images on websites, such images on web pages should have what is described as an “Alt-tag” included for the use of blind or visually impaired people and is a text alternative which is a description of [… Read More]

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Disability and Employment

Disabled Employment Rights

Disability Discrimination Act Disabled workers share the same employment rights as any other worker but there are also special rights under the disability discrimination act, it against the law for any employer to treat a disabled person any differently for a reason that is related to there disability unless there actions can be reasonably justified. The disability discrimination act covers: * Interviews. * Application forms. * Job offers. * Terms of employment. * Promotion. * Training and transfers. * Access to refreshment or recreation facilities. * Dismissal. * Redundancy.