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Can I work on creating an etsy shop while on disability?

I have just been diagnosed with MS and my doctor has told me the tests will document my issues, and that it will endanger my livelihood. [more inside]
posted by squirbel on Aug 9, 2013 - 19 answers

How do I afford mobility equipment?

I am a fat disabled woman in need of an electric wheelchair. How do I afford one? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 10, 2013 - 13 answers

Can I/should I get a "prescription cat?"

Getting a prescription cat... How to, should I, and can I? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 28, 2012 - 21 answers

How do I know whether I should take FMLA or short-term disability?

I broke my tailbone, and have questions about FMLA, short-term disability, choosing the right doctor to help me file for either, and how they affect my chances at future employment. I have Carefirst Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance through my employer. You are not my lawyer or doctor, and any response to the questions and statements posed herein will constitute neither legal nor medical advice. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 25, 2012 - 7 answers

Who can help me with disability insurance claims?

I’m looking for advice on dealing with with employer provided disability insurance. I’m out of work due to illness, and I am having trouble navigating the disability insurance provided by my employer. Do I hire a lawyer? Are there other people that I can hire to help on my behalf? [more inside]
posted by [insert clever name here] on Apr 9, 2012 - 7 answers

How to be disabled?

I know this sounds shit, but I need some advice on how to continue a satisfying life with a disability. Really long story as short as I can think to write it inside. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 3, 2011 - 12 answers

Youth Care - what to learn

You're a young person, in your 20s or so, and you've noticed that quite a few of your similarly-aged peers & friends are in desperate need of care due to major mental and emotional health challenges - which are taking a toll on everything else. However, support services for this group are lacking. What could you learn or train in to be able to be a better source of support and care for your peer community? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Oct 20, 2011 - 11 answers

How can they pay for my treatment without bollixing my SSDI?

How can I accept money from a relative for medical costs without screwing up my SSDI? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 22, 2010 - 10 answers

How do I get SSI/disability for mental health?

How do I navigate Social Security to qualify for Medicaid, SSI and disability for mental health services? How do I find an advocate to guide me through the walls of paperwork and decisions? Sub-question: what are current mental health institutions like for in-patient treatment? [more inside]
posted by loquacious on Nov 5, 2009 - 13 answers

Working/Going to School with Fibro: What works?

I have fibromyalgia. Help me figure out how to be a better student/employee. What accommodations/techniques work for you? I have doctors, so more looking for 'this worked for me/my mom/my friend' than anything medical. [more inside]
posted by eleanna on Oct 21, 2009 - 8 answers

How to manage my debt and life as a whole

How do I get my life on track with high debt and a chronic medical condition? [more inside]
posted by thegreatcokeolympics on Sep 19, 2009 - 9 answers

Help me understand disability insurance please.

How does disability insurance work for a freelancer? [more inside]
posted by thebestsophist on Mar 22, 2009 - 6 answers

unravel disability insurance

Tell me about disability insurance. I am self employed, 31 and would like to protect my income in the event of a disability. What are some pitfalls in the language of contracts that I need to look out for? Is disability insurance as important or more important than health insurance?
posted by __ on Jul 20, 2007 - 6 answers

Objective information sites about heart disease?

OK, guys, the smartass has been humbled. Last weekend I experienced what should have been a mildly stressful event for the average person. However, I have fairly advanced heart disease, and the anxiety put me in the emergency room with chest pains and arrhythmia despite my normal meds and my emergency tranquilizers.

The time has come for me to seriously consider disability, as totally distasteful as I find that. Does anyone know of some objective information sites, particularly regarding how to document my condition, beyond the basic primers that Google coughs up? ( Yes, I am pursuing this through my doctor, but I want a 'second opinion'. ;-P )
posted by mischief on Feb 23, 2004 - 7 answers

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