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    The Number of Disabled Pilots Flying Throughout the US and The World

      A lot of people might think that those with disabilities cannot do a lot when it comes to some of those jobs ...

    The backlog is still long, and the workers keep getting bonuses.

    Despite the Growing Backlogs, VA Disability Processors Still Get Large Bonuses

      While veterans are waiting longer than ever for their disability payments to kick in, the Department of Veterans Affairs gave their workers ...

    Paralympics have changed a lot of attitudes, but they can change more?

    Attitudes Need to Change: A Year has Passed Since the Paralympics

      Paralympics came of age in 2012 in London, it was a phenomenal experience for those involved on a personal level. Thursday this ...

    Living with disabilities does not mean you have to look down on yourself -- embrace life.

    5 Tips to Living with a Disability and an Awesome Attitude

        Being born with Spina Bifida is one of the biggest challenges of being born with a disability. This is due to the ...

    The veterans in the backlog system for disability are making demands.

    The Veterans are Petitioning Obama to Fire the VA Secretary

      There was a petition that was signed by around 26,000 veterans and then sent into the White House that calls for President ...

    Disabled pilots are common and are beating the odds when they show what they can do.

    The Number of Disabled Pilots

    Posted by Samantha on Aug 30, 20131
    The backlog is still long, and the workers keep getting bonuses.

    Despite the Growing Backlogs, VA

    Posted by Samantha on Aug 29, 20132
    Paralympics have changed a lot of attitudes, but they can change more?

    Attitudes Need to Change: A

    Posted by Samantha on Aug 28, 20133
    Living with disabilities does not mean you have to look down on yourself -- embrace life.

    5 Tips to Living with

    Posted by Samantha on Aug 27, 20134
    The veterans in the backlog system for disability are making demands.

    The Veterans are Petitioning Obama

    Posted by Samantha on Aug 21, 20135
  • The Number of Disabled Pilots Flying Throughout the US and The World

    August 30, 2013
    Disabled pilots are common and are beating the odds when they show what they can do.

      A lot of people might think that those with disabilities cannot do a lot when it comes to some of those jobs out there – such as being a pilot. However, this is so far from the truth that a lot can be said. Disabilities can be anything from being in a wheelchair to […]

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    Despite the Growing Backlogs, VA Disability Processors Still Get Large Bonuses

    August 29, 2013
    The backlog is still long, and the workers keep getting bonuses.

      While veterans are waiting longer than ever for their disability payments to kick in, the Department of Veterans Affairs gave their workers millions of dollars in bonuses for their “excellent” performances that encouraged them to avoid any claims that needed a bit of extra work to document the injuries. Two years ago the claims […]

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    Attitudes Need to Change: A Year has Passed Since the Paralympics

    August 28, 2013
    Paralympics have changed a lot of attitudes, but they can change more?

      Paralympics came of age in 2012 in London, it was a phenomenal experience for those involved on a personal level. Thursday this week markers the first anniversary of the opening ceremony and even after the year has come and gone, there is still a lot for the contestants to get used too. Since this […]

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    5 Tips to Living with a Disability and an Awesome Attitude

    August 27, 2013
    Living with disabilities does not mean you have to look down on yourself -- embrace life.

        Being born with Spina Bifida is one of the biggest challenges of being born with a disability. This is due to the fact that it is hard to separate the person from the disability that you and others have always known. A lot of times those with disabilities will struggle with adjustments and […]

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    The Veterans are Petitioning Obama to Fire the VA Secretary

    August 21, 2013
    The veterans in the backlog system for disability are making demands.

      There was a petition that was signed by around 26,000 veterans and then sent into the White House that calls for President Obama to fire the secretary of Veterans Affairs, Eric Shinseki. They state that a change of leadership is needed in order to eliminate the backlog that the veterans have awaiting for all […]

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    Schools Allows a Student with Disability to Advance

    August 20, 2013
    Aspergers can be tough, when it interferes with school it can be something worth fighting for.

       In Arizona, the mother Becki Smith did not think it was possible but she covered her struggle to get her son the help he needs. “This morning he was right in the door,” Smith said. “All by himself no help.” Like any other mother, she talks about her son’s first day of school and […]

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    Pact Aimed to Help Disabled

    August 20, 2013
    In hopes to reduce the number of those in nursing homes, other options are given.

      There was an agreement that was filed earlier in the week in a federal court through Texas that means that those people that have intellectual and developmental disabilities that are not in nursing homes might be able to move into less restrictive settings throughout their communities. According to the class action law suits filed […]

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    Should Obesity be Considered a Disability?

    August 20, 2013
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    More than one third of adults throughout America are considered obese according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “Morbidly obese” was considered in courts before to be more than 100 pounds or 50 to 100 percent over their ideal body weight or that have a body mass index of 39 or higher to […]

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    Audit is Criticizing Development Disabilities Wait List

    August 17, 2013
    The waiting list for services is long for those with developmental disabilities.

        There are more than 15,000 people that qualify for a program that helps the disabled are now on a waiting list and are receiving no services because there is not enough money to go around. They spend around $900 million each year to residents of the state that have developmental disabilities but it […]

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    Progress Has Been Made on Disability Claims Backlog

    August 16, 2013
    Obama is confident that the veteran disability log is moving and will continue.

        President Obama assured those disabled veterans that his administration is making progress when it comes to reducing the backlog of claims and the number of requests has gone down close to one fifth since just a few months ago when it stood at 600,000. Obama also went on to announce a national plan […]

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