John Bramblitt painting portrait of young boyInspiration in Color

Every once in a while someone comes along that can be an inspiration to anyone whether they have a disability or not. John Bramblitt is such a person. Over ten years ago John lost his site due to epilepsy. Although his eyes are fine, he has lost the part of the brain that creates images from what his eyes see.

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We Remember You

Remembering those who lost their lives on this day 13 years ago in NY, DC & PA. But not only them, we remember the workers who have become ill and those who died due to working at the sites. We also remember the thousands (heroes really) who voluntarily joined our armed forces and were injured or killed while attempting to keep us protected and safe.

doctor at deskDoctor Swap

Recently Sarah, a young lady with a solid history of medical issues, needed to change doctors due to her physician no longer practicing medicine. After contacting a new doctor, he initially refused to take her on as a patient, but then stated he would, but indicated he would only do so under the condition that her pain management prescriptions would be reduced to approximately one-half her current dose. After her first appointment the doctor not only agreed to continue seeing her but wrote full dose prescriptions. What you do and how you approach a new doctor may help make the transition easier for both you and the physician. Here are Sarah’s secrets for a successful doctor swap.

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moneyNeed Help Paying Bills?

Normally our blog articles are much longer than this one will be, but I think it is important to get this website out to you ASAP. Today marks the first of the month and that means a new set of bills are on the way. 

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gavel5 Tips to Help Your Lawyer Win Your Disability Appeal

Appealing a Social Security Disability denial can be extremely frustrating for the applicant. There are numerous factors that can create this feeling but some of the most prevalent are the many months waiting for the disability hearing (now more than a year on average), lack of income, and, of course, dealing with the disability itself.

You will probably not hear from your lawyer very often during the time period from the second denial to the hearing before an administrative law judge. Silence does not mean you have selected a bad lawyer, it just means that there is not a lot happening. However, what you do during this time period has the potential to harm or help your case before the judge.

Here are some things you can do to help your case.

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