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Did You Know?
Alzheimer's Disease is a disability
A progressive, irreversible disease characterized by degeneration of the brain cells and serve loss of memory, causing the individual to become dysfunctional and dependent upon others for basic living needs.
As defined by the World Health Organisation (WHO), a disability (resulting from an impairment) is a restriction or lack of ability to perform an activity in the manner or within the range considered normal for a human being. Disability refers to the temporary or long-term reduction of a person's capacity to function.
Any disabled person in Iowa unable to perform functions he or she has performed prior to a personal injury or an accident is liable to collect disability compensation. Disability compensation benefits are payments from public or private funds to a disabled person who cannot work, such as social security or workers’ compensation benefits.
Disability Occupational by Category of I
Disability Occupational Illnesses Incidence rates per 10,000 full-time workers in Iowa
Source: CDC state health profiles occupational Disability
Living with a disability in Iowa is tough. Doing simple tasks like getting out of bed, or taking your children to school can be painful and take extra amounts of time to do. But when an employer or the government fails to take the necessary steps of following the Americans with Disabilities Act, you might not be able to take care of your business. That's where a Iowa disability lawyer can help.
In 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed to prohibit any kind of disability discrimination in work environments. This legislature has helped thousands of Americans living with disability to obtain employment and assist those with disabilities have access to the same services as people without disabilities.
Topics and Issues related to Iowa Disability include:
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Our Iowa disability lawyers can file your claim in court and sue the government to make sure they provide all disabled people with the proper access to all its buildings and services. Disability lawsuits can also force private businesses to comply with all ADA requirements.
With the help of a Iowa disability lawyer or a Iowa social security lawyer, you might be able to help make your life a little easier.
What Defines 'Disabled'?
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Janeal Lee found her title of Ms. Wheelchair Wisconsin rescinded when the pageant's organizers decided that she isn't disabled enough. Lee has muscular dystrophy and primarily uses a scooter to get around, but she is able to stand. Commentator Lennard Davis says the pageant's decision is wrong, and that definitions of disability need to become less stereotypical. Source: NPR
Certification by a state as a licensed clinical social worker. Such licensure often requires at least two years experience with a direct client caseload under supervision.
Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA)
The level of work activity used to establish disability. A finding of disability requires that a person be unable to engage in SGA.
A provision to prevent a person from receiving monthly SSI and OASDI benefits in excess of the total amount which would have been paid if the OASDI benefits had been paid when they were due rather than retroactively.
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