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Leading Companies Embrace Disability Inclusion in the Workplace


October marks National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), a time to recognize and celebrate the contributions of workers with disabilities, while educating employers and the public about the value of a diverse workforce that recognizes the skills and talents of people with disabilities. Now is an ideal time to learn more about the disability inclusion policies and practices of your company and of those you support.

In 2018, 126 major businesses were rated […]

By |October 22nd, 2018|Featured, Working|

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Returning to Work with a Disability – How To Talk To An Employer

By Linda Carter Batiste, Principal Consultant, Job Accommodation Network

Returning to work after an absence from the workplace can be stressful. Whether you’re returning to your job after a leave of absence or returning to the workforce after being unemployed, you may be concerned about whether you can still do […]

By |October 9th, 2018|Categories: Featured, How-Tos, Working|

Can You Work And Get SSDI Benefits? Find Out During Disability Employment Awareness Month

If you’ve had to stop working because of a health issue, the first thing you need to do is to find out if you qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits.

Then be sure to apply immediately. Your SSDI coverage, which you’ve paid for with FICA taxes, comes […]

By |October 5th, 2018|Categories: SSDI Claims, Working|

Five Fast Facts on SSDI: Ready to Return to Work?

In May, Allsup is posting a blog series on Disability Insurance Awareness Month, a time when disability and insurance organizations join forces to raise awareness about the importance of protecting your income after a work-disrupting health issue. This series will take you through Five Fast Facts on SSDI that […]

By |May 29th, 2018|Categories: Working|

Returning to Work After a Stroke

By The Old Sarge

My childhood friend, Bert, was simply the most brilliant person I have ever met.

A science nerd, Bert self-studied German while in grade school because he knew that many university chemistry text books were written in that language. His diligence paid off. After graduating college, he earned […]

By |May 15th, 2018|Categories: Working|

Most SSDI Recipients Want To Return to Work

By Paula Morgan, Senior Technical Specialist for Allsup Employment Services

I’ve heard the same stories for years. “People drawing disability are deadbeats.” Or, “They’re just lazy and the last thing they want to do is work.” And, “All they’re doing is taking my hard-earned tax money!”

I’ve been working with people […]

By |April 9th, 2018|Categories: Working|
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