Living With Diabetes: How Do You Figure It Out

By Taking Control of Your Diabetes Over 30 million Americans are currently living with diabetes, and another 1.5 million are diagnosed every year. One of the biggest hurdles to successful diabetes management is lack of education within the healthcare system, but that’s where TCOYD comes in. Taking Control [...]

By |2018-11-02T15:27:19+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Comments Off on Living With Diabetes: How Do You Figure It Out

Working After a Cancer Diagnosis Is A Reality For Many

By Cancer and Careers As the number of cancer survivors in the U.S. continues to increase, there is a critical need for resources to help them manage employment after a diagnosis. Cancer and Careers (CAC) was founded in 2001, in response to the growing recognition that there was [...]

By |2018-10-31T18:04:53+00:00October 31st, 2018|Comments Off on Working After a Cancer Diagnosis Is A Reality For Many

Spinal Injuries Don’t Have To Mean The End of Working

By the United Spinal Association United Spinal Association is dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with spinal cord injuries or disorders (SCI/D). For many, an essential element to a fulfilling life is returning to work. Unfortunately, this can be difficult following an injury as barriers – such [...]

By |2018-10-30T18:00:17+00:00October 30th, 2018|Comments Off on Spinal Injuries Don’t Have To Mean The End of Working

Leading Companies Embrace Disability Inclusion in the Workplace

By AAPD 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 [...]

By |2018-10-22T20:55:08+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on Leading Companies Embrace Disability Inclusion in the Workplace

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 [...]

By |2018-10-09T17:36:50+00:00October 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Returning to Work with a Disability – How To Talk To An Employer

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, [...]

By |2018-10-09T17:36:59+00:00October 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Can You Work And Get SSDI Benefits? Find Out During Disability Employment Awareness Month

5 Facts About Mental Illness and SSDI

Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) is October 7-13. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), 1 in 5 Americans experiences mental illness in a given year. If you, or someone you know, has been diagnosed with a mental health condition, here are 5 facts to consider [...]

By |2018-10-02T16:17:46+00:00October 1st, 2018|Comments Off on 5 Facts About Mental Illness and SSDI

Can You Work And Receive SSDI? Allsup Highlights Dual Purpose of Benefits During Disability Employment Awareness Month

Former workers who apply for disability, can receive Social Security benefits and use programs like Ticket to Work as U.S. job market expands Belleville, IL. — October 4, 2018 — Disability Employment Awareness Month in October shines the spotlight on important programs like Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), [...]

By |2018-10-04T17:57:00+00:00October 1st, 2018|Comments Off on Can You Work And Receive SSDI? Allsup Highlights Dual Purpose of Benefits During Disability Employment Awareness Month

Family’s Grief Brings Mental Health Issues Out of the Shadows

For Marcie McSwane, mental health awareness has a deeply personal meaning. She lost her brother, Patrick, to suicide in the summer of 2012 after his nine-year battle with schizophrenia. Since then, McSwane’s close-knit family has been adamant about helping others who struggle with mental health issues, as well [...]

By |2018-10-05T21:13:20+00:00September 27th, 2018|Comments Off on Family’s Grief Brings Mental Health Issues Out of the Shadows

What Women Should Know about Ovarian Cancer and SSDI

If you see lots of teal blue being worn this month, it’s likely not just a fashion statement. In light of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in September, many advocates and survivors are sporting teal ribbons in solidarity to draw attention to a disease that’s commonly called a “silent [...]

By |2018-10-01T16:05:49+00:00September 26th, 2018|Comments Off on What Women Should Know about Ovarian Cancer and SSDI
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