Posts Tagged intellectual and developmental disabilities

Commissioner of Social Security receives 2012 President’s Award

On behalf of Jeffrey Rabin of Jeffrey A. Rabin & Associates, Ltd. posted in SSD on Friday, November 16, 2012.

Since the start of his career in February 2007, Michael J. Astrue has made it his main goal in life to help people with disabilities, including people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Throughout his tenure, he has made it a point to change the perception that some people have about the Social Security disability system and the people who are currently receiving benefits. In commemoration of his five years of service, the charitable organization known as The Arc presented him with the 2012 President’s Award which honors those people whose work […]

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Changing the Way People Speak About Those with Disabilities

On behalf of Jeffrey Rabin of Jeffrey A. Rabin & Associates, Ltd. posted in SSD on Wednesday, March 7, 2012.

Millions of people around the world have disabilities. In the United States, many of those with disabilities are able to receive assistance through Social Security Disability Insurance. Despite the large number of people with disabilities and the services that are available to them, some people have not changed the way they treat people with disabilities. In particular, the language they use.

Today has been declared the “Spread the Word to End the Word” day. It was created in an effort to stop people from using the R-word in a […]

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