Tag Archives: Disability

The Sir Bobby Charlton Centre for Support and Rehabilitation Jordan

The Sir Bobby Charlton Centre for Support and Rehabilitation opened in Amman, Jordan on 22 August 2017. It is the first of many Sir Bobby Charlton Centres planned to open around the world. The Amman centre will support the enormous numbers of refugees in Jordan from conflicts in Syria, Iraq, and even Yemen. It will… Read More »

Invisible Disabilities – Bipolar, PTSD

I am feeling exhausted and vulnerable and am tearful here but I wanted to talk a little about invisible disabilities, including bipolar disorder and post-traumatic-stress disorder (PTSD). Someone with bipolar disorder and PTSD can look very well at times, even when they are very unwell (such as manic). My mood has been unstable recently and… Read More »

WINZ threatened to call the police on me. Bipolar, PTSD. Part 1

Very exhausting day. Had a meeting with WINZ (Work & Income NZ). I get a small top-up of a benefit most weeks to supplement the low income I get from variable part-time work as I am currently unable to work full-time with bipolar 1 disorder and PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). My disabilities and illnesses are… Read More »

Neurodiversity, Autism & Bipolar

I used to be supportive of the neurodiversity paradigm but now I distance myself from it because of the extremism I see – it has become cult-like with activists and advocates attacking people with different points of view, including people with the same diagnosis. People who are passionate about the neurodiversity paradigm tend to see… Read More »

Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress | Kennedy Krieger Institute

#KennedyKrieger #Pediatrics #TraumaticStress #Family Elizabeth Thompson, Director of the Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress (CCFTS) at Kennedy Krieger Institute, provides tips to help parents detect stresses in their child and describes how CCFTS works with families to overcome trauma. Source: Youtube

PTSD: More Than What You Think

We have handled many different long-term disability claims over the last 27 years. One challenging medical condition is post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Successfully collecting ERISA disability claims requires more than reading the policies and perhaps some of the applicable law. ERISA experience is a must. This is especially true for PTSD claims. Watch today’s video… Read More »

PTSD, DEPRESSION, ANXIETY RELIEF, DISABILITY INCOME WORKING FROM HOME – JULIE WILLIAMS

PTSD, DEPRESSION, ANXIETY RELIEF, WORKING FROM HOME – JULIE WILLIAMS If you are desperately seeking help for PTSD or Depression or Anxiety – IF it is due to stress or worry over finances and/or lack of income – we may be able to help you – quickly! Please listen to the audio to find out… Read More »

#SE1E12 SERVICE CONNECTION

Today we’re talking about SERVICE CONNECTION. When we talk about service-connecting a medical condition, disease, injury or illness to military service, we are talking about proving the relationship between the two. 1) Direct Service Connection 2) Service Connection by Aggravation 3) Presumptive Service Connection 4) Secondary Service Connection 5) Service Connection due to Injury Caused… Read More »

#SE2E2+ Cannabis Use and PTSD among Veterans

Cannabis use for medical conditions is an issue of growing concern. Some Veterans use marijuana to relieve symptoms of PTSD and several states specifically approve the use of medical marijuana for PTSD. However, controlled studies have not been conducted to evaluate the safety or effectiveness of medical marijuana for PTSD. Thus, there is no evidence… Read More »