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Guidance for life with a disability: stories and facts, insights and encouragement.

All Things Disability

Guidance for life with a disability: stories and facts, insights and encouragement.

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World AIDS Day: A Glimmer of Hope with SSDI

December 1st marks World AIDS Day for the 30th year. Since its inception in 1988, millions of people have united across the globe to spread awareness of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), fight against Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), which is the virus that causes AIDS, and honor those who’ve lost their lives to HIV-related diseases.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 36.7 million people are living with HIV worldwide, of […]

By |November 30th, 2018|Featured, Inspiration|

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Myositis-Facing the Unknown

In the United States, a rare disease is defined as a condition that affects fewer than 200,000 people. It’s estimated that 50,000 to 75,000 Americans live with myositis─chronic muscle inflammation, accompanied by muscle weakness, and for some, skin rashes, pain and fatigue. Kate Boyle bravely put her face forward as one of them when she chronicled a dermatomyositis flare on YouTube.

UnderstandingMyositis.org describes the disease as an overactive immune […]

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Everyone Wins with #IAmInvisibleNoMore Contest

The Invisible Disabilities Association and Allsup encouraged individuals to share their invisible disabilities stories during a video contest in March. We are profiling the people featured in the top vote-getting videos in the blog series, #IAmInvisibleNoMore. The top five vote getters were awarded gift cards and other prizes. Kellie Pokrifka, the grand prize winner, will be whisked away to Denver with a guest to attend the 2018 […]

By |July 9th, 2018|Inspiration, Support|

20 Veterans Die Every Day By Suicide

June 27th is designated PTSD Awareness Day

By The Old Sarge

In World War I, they called it shell shock. During, and a long time after World War II, the common term was combat stress reaction. These days, we know this mental health issue as post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.

No matter the term used, when it comes to veterans trying to battle though the fog of post-combat stress, far too many take their life into their […]

By |June 28th, 2018|Veterans|

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 will help you incorporate these benefits into your overall financial protection plan.

Fast Fact No. 5: If you’ve been out of the workforce due to a […]

By |May 29th, 2018|Working|

Five Fast Facts on SSDI: Your Decision Matters

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 will help you incorporate these benefits into your overall financial protection plan.

Fast Fact No. 4: The Social Security Administration was given $190 million to tackle […]

By |May 23rd, 2018|SSDI Claims|
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World AIDS Day: A Glimmer of Hope with SSDI

December 1st marks World AIDS Day for the 30th year. Since its inception in 1988, millions of people have united across the globe to spread awareness of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), fight against Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), which is the virus that causes AIDS, and honor those who’ve lost their lives to HIV-related diseases.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 36.7 million people are living with HIV worldwide, of […]

By |November 30th, 2018|Featured, Inspiration|

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Myositis-Facing the Unknown

In the United States, a rare disease is defined as a condition that affects fewer than 200,000 people. It’s estimated that 50,000 to 75,000 Americans live with myositis─chronic muscle inflammation, accompanied by muscle weakness, and for some, skin rashes, pain and fatigue. Kate Boyle bravely put her face forward as one of them when she chronicled a dermatomyositis flare on YouTube.

UnderstandingMyositis.org describes the disease as an overactive immune […]

By |July 16th, 2018|Health|

Everyone Wins with #IAmInvisibleNoMore Contest

The Invisible Disabilities Association and Allsup encouraged individuals to share their invisible disabilities stories during a video contest in March. We are profiling the people featured in the top vote-getting videos in the blog series, #IAmInvisibleNoMore. The top five vote getters were awarded gift cards and other prizes. Kellie Pokrifka, the grand prize winner, will be whisked away to Denver with a guest to attend the 2018 […]

By |July 9th, 2018|Inspiration, Support|

20 Veterans Die Every Day By Suicide

June 27th is designated PTSD Awareness Day

By The Old Sarge

In World War I, they called it shell shock. During, and a long time after World War II, the common term was combat stress reaction. These days, we know this mental health issue as post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.

No matter the term used, when it comes to veterans trying to battle though the fog of post-combat stress, far too many take their life into their […]

By |June 28th, 2018|Veterans|

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 will help you incorporate these benefits into your overall financial protection plan.

Fast Fact No. 5: If you’ve been out of the workforce due to a […]

By |May 29th, 2018|Working|

Five Fast Facts on SSDI: Your Decision Matters

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 will help you incorporate these benefits into your overall financial protection plan.

Fast Fact No. 4: The Social Security Administration was given $190 million to tackle […]

By |May 23rd, 2018|SSDI Claims|
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