Lupus Awareness Month – It’s Easy As 1,2,3

Guest Blog by Lupus Foundation of America-North Carolina Chapter This Lupus Awareness Month, take action in the fight to solve the cruel mystery of lupus. You can join the Lupus Foundation of America in supporting those living with the disease with three easy steps: Educate yourself with these [...]

By |2019-05-07T17:35:52+00:00May 7th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Lupus Awareness Month – It’s Easy As 1,2,3

Top 10 All Things Disability Blogs for 2018

Allsup can’t let 2018 end without highlighting this year’s blogs that received the best reception. The All Things Disability (ATD) blog serves as an invaluable resource for those who need information on Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), healthcare options, finance, health and wellness. Check out the winners and [...]

By |2019-01-02T22:01:13+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Comments Off on Top 10 All Things Disability Blogs for 2018

SSDI and International Volunteer Day

Volunteers are often the life source of communities. December 5th marks International Volunteer Day, a chance to celebrate the efforts and selflessness of those who work, without pay, for the betterment of organizations and movements worldwide. Many individuals who cannot work due to illness or injury are still [...]

By |2018-12-05T19:23:19+00:00December 5th, 2018|Comments Off on SSDI and International Volunteer Day

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 [...]

By |2018-11-30T21:36:00+00:00November 30th, 2018|Comments Off on World AIDS Day: A Glimmer of Hope with SSDI

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

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. [...]

By |2018-07-16T19:29:32+00:00July 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Everyone Wins with #IAmInvisibleNoMore Contest

Share, Inspire and Win with Your Rare Disease Story

There are 30 million rare disease stories in the U.S. Do you have one? Share it in the #IAmInvisibleNoMore video contest to raise awareness and you could win $500. February 28 is Rare Disease Day®.  According to the National Organization for Rare Disorders, 1 in 20 people will live with a rare [...]

By |2018-03-26T19:20:00+00:00February 27th, 2018|Comments Off on Share, Inspire and Win with Your Rare Disease Story

Post Hurricanes―United Spinal Association Helps with Housing, Mobility Equipment and Daily Needs

As a national nonprofit serving people with spinal cord injuries and disorders for over 70 years, United Spinal Association gets its share of disheartening stories from wheelchair users who reach out to us for support. This past year, however, our organization’s resources were stretched to capacity with three [...]

By |2018-03-21T18:36:50+00:00January 26th, 2018|Comments Off on Post Hurricanes―United Spinal Association Helps with Housing, Mobility Equipment and Daily Needs

The Top 5 Reasons You Need to Watch This Video

By Wayne Connell, founder and president of Invisible Disabilities Association One of the hardest parts about living with an invisible disability is sharing how it impacts you on a daily basis. Living with an invisible disability often means struggling to “act normal” when your body is [...]

By |2018-03-21T18:34:51+00:00January 18th, 2018|Comments Off on The Top 5 Reasons You Need to Watch This Video

Say Bah, Humbug to the SSDI Hassle with empower

It’s the holiday season and across the country families are trimming their Christmas trees, buying gifts for their loved ones, and already thinking about how they can fudge on their New Year’s resolution to lose weight. I hate to be the bearer of bad news and spoil the [...]

By |2018-03-21T18:31:44+00:00December 19th, 2017|Comments Off on Say Bah, Humbug to the SSDI Hassle with empower
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