Category Archives: Disability

Claim your disabled adult child as a dependent on your tax return

In order to continue to claim your disabled adult child on your income tax return, the following five tests must be fulfilled. First, the child must be your legal child. Second, the child must be permanently and totally disabled at … Continue reading

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Disability Benefits

Athena Bryan, Brown Political Review, Nov. 15, 2013 That there are citizens who would get enraged by the portrait of worn-down and jobless workers gaining relief from the social welfare system is an unfortunate reality of the current political climate. … Continue reading

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Disability Fraud Notes 11-3-2013: Scammers victimize recipients of electronic social security payments

Now that Social Security payments can be disbursed electronically, some thieves are intercepting payments intended for other people. November 02, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ Many people in Oakland County, Michigan, rely on their monthly Social Security Disability benefits to get by. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Disability Blankets for the Thumb Sucking Masses

i get daily google news pushes for SSI and SSDI disability because I am disabled and I write about it. My comment on this website for this article: http://www.workerscompensation.com/compnewsnetwork/from-bobs-cluttered-desk/17205-disability-blankets-for-the-thumb-sucking-masses.html follow… …derived from following dreadful excuse for a study. The “researcher” has … Continue reading

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My Take: Average Age For SSDI Recipients Increases to 53

By Olivia LaRosa, May 24, 2013 Here is an example of what a health care system that really actually takes care of people’s health might do for the “health” of the Social Security Disability system. My original injury occurred in … Continue reading

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My Take: Prison for ex-disability worker who stole $429,000

by Olivia LaRosa, May 24, 2013 Prison for ex-disability worker who stole $429,000 The former business administrator of a local developmental disabilities center, accused of stealing approximately $429,000 in funds designated for benefits, was sentenced today to 4 years in … Continue reading

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