July 2019

Americans with Disabilities Act: 29th Anniversary

Americans with Disabilities Act booklet July 26th, 2019

29 years ago today, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), was passed, which marked a major milestone in protecting the rights of those with disabilities. It is regarded as one of the most robust pieces of civil rights legislation. What Did the ADA Establish? The Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities…

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Do’s and Don’ts of Social Security Disability Video

Do's and Don'ts Video Frame July 24th, 2019

Applying for Social Security Disability can be a complicated process.  If you or a relative or friend is considering applying for benefits, you may be wondering what you should do to have the best outcome. There’s a lot involved in the process, and many tips and steps to remember. To help simplify this, we’ve created…

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How Did the Social Security Disability Program Begin?

people lined up forming disability symbol July 16th, 2019

Nearly 63 years ago, the Social Security Disability Insurance program was signed into law. But how did we get there? In honor of the upcoming anniversary of the program’s passage, we take a look at how it all began. The Creation of Social Security  U.S. social workers and social scientists advocated for insurance that would…

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