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Disability lawyer

...I had a lawyer that took my case all the way to federal appeal and then dropped me. I was hoping for a suggestion on a good replacement since I have to start over. Sign up for emails from Migraine.com: Subscribe Thanks! You're all set! Good news - you're already subscribed! Need help? Let us know...

Accepting Disability

...Several of my friends and family members have disabilities. Since I was old enough to understand what “disabled” meant, I’ve always... ago, it never even crossed my mind that I might have a disability. When I started missing a day or two of my full-time internship every couple of weeks...

Disability in Canada (AISH)

...Having a huge problem finding a job that will work with my daily migraines and other issues. Starting to think about taking the plunge and trying to get some help through AISH. I can’t find much helpful info on applying here in Alberta. Search function is not pulling up anything. Should I use...

Applying for Social Security Disability

...10 Things You Should Know About Chronic Migraines and Applying for Social Security Disability 1. Focus on how your health issues prevent you from... became disabled, the dates you started and ended your employment in those jobs and the tasks you performed in the positions. 6. Brainstorm your answers...

Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits

...Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a federal insurance program for disabled people administered by the Social Security Administration... to disabled adults and children with limited resources. The Social Security Disability (SSD) program pays benefits to disabled people who have worked long...

Migraines & Mental Health: Disability

...Migraines & Mental Health: Disability – Introduction While migraine disease itself can be incredibly disabling (the National Headache... by migraine disease they need to seek out disability benefits, such as long term disability or Social Security Disability, also live with a mental health...

Clinical Demo 2015

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Still Disability…..

...I just got another notice saying no I am not disabled due to the fact that Iowa does not recognize Mental health as a real thing. I am at the End...

Communicating Pain and Disability

... of migraine on a person’s life? Reporting the disability associated with migraine One potential way to get around this problem is to report the “disability... a migraine? Tell your doctor! There is evidence that doctors are more sympathetic to reports of disability than they are to reports of pain. MIDAS tool...

Flying with a disability

... stairs or walking more than a few feet. In order to travel on an airplane, I made use of the airline’s disability services. Most importantly, I needed.... In fact, a migraine attack disables me far more than an injured knee. Would kind strangers take notice? Would they help me navigate the light rail...

Disability Income Preparation Guide

...This article is for anyone who currently earns a living, but has no clue how your bills would be paid if you became disabled, whether you... are a Migraineur or not. Most of us are oblivious to the basic disability protection laws, the intricacies of private disability insurance and the grueling...

Migraine and Pregnancy: My Story

...Below I share a video about my experience with migraine and pregnancy and the decisions I made:   Always discuss treatment with your doctor The article by Elizabeth I mention is My Daughter and the Triptan Pregnancy Registry. She explains how she was part of the triptan registry and also some...

Yes, Migraine IS a Disability

...Migraine disease is one of the 20 most disabling medical illnesses in the world and the 12th most disabling disorder in the United States. More than... are as disabling as quadriplegia. (For more migraine statistics, click here.) Why then are we, who suffer from the disease, so often reluctant to acknowledge...

The Emotional Cost of Disability

... improved somewhat, and I can look back at that time as The Worst Year of My Life. I am still grappling with a higher level of disability than I would like..., but I’m able to admit to it now. I did so last week when I asked my headache specialist to sign the form to request a disabled parking permit...