• Veterans Benefits Admin
  • To begin the disability claim process, veterans submit a claim to the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), an organizational element of the VA. In order for a veteran to receive disability benefits for PTSD, the VBA, based on their review of medical and psychological evidence, must conclude that the veteran indeed suffers from service-connected PTSD. (wikipedia.org)
  • VASRD
  • Disabilities are listed in VASRD diagnostic code number sequence. (girightshotline.org)
  • Receive a 30% rating or greater for one Veterans Affairs Scheduled Rating Decision (VASRD) as rated by the Physical Evaluation Board (PEB) in any other Special Category (SPECAT)/ Enabling Care (EC) or combat/combat-related condition OR receive a combined 50% IDES rating for any other combat/combat-related condition. (wikipedia.org)
  • retirement
  • Wise, edited by David A. Social security programs and retirement around the world: historical trends in mortality and health, employment, and disability insurance participation and reforms. (wikipedia.org)
  • assessment
  • Physicians are frequently involved in the assessment of impairment and disability as the treating physician, in consultation, or as an independent medical examiner. (aafp.org)
  • The key elements of this assessment include a comprehensive clinical evaluation and appropriate standardized testing to establish the diagnosis, characterize the severity of impairment, and communicate the patient's abilities, restrictions, and need for accommodation. (aafp.org)
  • A professional assessment and evaluation will prove the specifics. (greatbizfair.com)
  • For those with scoliosis, a physical therapist and/or occupational therapist can provide assistance through assessment, intervention, and ongoing evaluation of the condition. (wikipedia.org)
  • process
  • By 1984, the disability review process had nearly collapsed, and an internal SSA memo acknowledged that the agency's credibility was at an all-time low. (wikipedia.org)
  • Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee to Recommend a Process for Determining the General Availability of New or Improved Diagnostic Techniques for Disability Evaluation under Social Security, Council on Health Care Technology (Institute of Medicine), Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Division of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the process of identifying learning disabilities, RTI differs from the formerly standard "ability-achievement discrepancy" approach in that decisions are based on outcomes of targeted interventions rather than mathematical discrepancies between scores achieved on standardized assessments. (wikipedia.org)
  • families
  • Covering over 70 million employees and their families in case of an accident or unexpected illness, Japan's social insurance permanent disability programs also apply to those amongst the population with permanent disabilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • social
  • For example, if the Social Security Administration decides your disability began in March, your first disability check will be paid for the month of September. (disabilityapplicationhelp.org)
  • Your Social Security Statement displays your lifetime earnings and gives an estimate of your disability benefit. (disabilityapplicationhelp.org)
  • The ICF classification is not implemented in disability evaluation in social insurance but attempts are underway. (unibas.ch)
  • The ICF framework allows medical experts to describe the claimant in a bio--‐psycho--‐social manner and thereby fits the current thinking about disability. (unibas.ch)
  • ICF categories about work capacity help promote standardized presentation and enhance transparency in disability evaluation in social insurance. (unibas.ch)
  • The social construction of disability is the idea that society and its institutions have the power to construct disability around social expectations of health. (wikipedia.org)
  • This idea argues that disability is construction based on several localized social expectations. (wikipedia.org)
  • This change in discourse resulted in conceptualizations of disability that was rooted in social constructions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Laws have helped to recognize disability as a social construct rather than simply physical impairment. (wikipedia.org)
  • This quote by Goggin and Newell explains the effect of the old telecommunication technology and the new technology such as mobile phones on the social construction of disability: "Not only are our scientific and technological enquiries (sic) manifestly both very productive and very destructive, but we will inevitably come to depend on them to resolve the very contradictions they have created. (wikipedia.org)
  • On July 12, 1983, plaintiffs, including Zebley, filed a class action complaint challenging the Social Security Administration (SSA) listing-only policy of evaluating childhood disability claims. (wikipedia.org)
  • A Procedure for determining the general availability of new or improved diagnostic techniques for social security disability evaluation: report of a study. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Growth in the Social Security Disability Rolls: A Fiscal Crisis Unfolding" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • Peat's extensive experience in policy development, human resources planning, gender equity, training, legislation and accreditation in the area of disability and CBR within health, social and education sectors have made him highly respected in the international community. (wikipedia.org)
  • epilepsy
  • For example, a patient with newly diagnosed epilepsy who works as a commercial airline pilot will likely be permanently disabled from that occupation, whereas an office worker with newly diagnosed epilepsy may be able to perform his or her essential job functions without restriction, and therefore has no disability. (aafp.org)
  • Persons
  • Disability policy in Japan underwent waves of reform due to the influence of important UN human rights instruments such as the UN International Year and Decade of Disabled Persons and the nation's participation in the 2006 UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hosei University and Japan Organization for the Employment of Elderly and Persons with Disabilities, National Institute of Vocational Rehabilitation. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition, in 1975, the United Nations released the "Declaration of the Rights of Disabled Persons" which forced the government to reform their original disability policy.Taiwanese disability policies became heavily influenced by international disability laws and regulations. (wikipedia.org)
  • impairments
  • When SSA rescinded the listed impairments for endocrine disorders, they asserted they would still consider the disorders a potential cause of disability and would issue further guidance on analyzing claims based on endocrine disorders. (swaniganlaw.com)
  • Athletes who have different physical disabilities may compete in the same class so long as their functional impairments are similar. (wikipedia.org)
  • physician
  • Physicians should always determine their role in the evaluation, whether as a treating physician, new consultant, second opinion, or independent medical examiner. (aafp.org)
  • classification
  • Disability evaluation : a place for the international classification of functioning disability and health? (unibas.ch)
  • However, it is unclear whether the ICF framework and/or the ICF classification can reproduce the content of medical reports because it was not developed for disability evaluation. (unibas.ch)
  • FUNDES-CHILD was developed with the intention of locating children in the nation for the introduction of a new service policy developed according to the framework of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health: Children and Youth Version. (wikipedia.org)
  • population
  • Progress has been made in education at the post-secondary level (in almost all population groups) due, in part, to disability-services departments at colleges. (wikipedia.org)
  • Policy
  • The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) sponsored information collection request (ICR) proposal titled, "Disability Employment Initiative Evaluation," to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for use in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 ( 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. ). (federalregister.gov)
  • From the first disability policy reform to 2007, a medical model became the standard for disability evaluation. (wikipedia.org)
  • After almost ten years as a successful chiropractor, Joan Hangarter purchased an individual disability insurance policy from the Paul Revere Life Insurance Company. (wikipedia.org)
  • review
  • These include the right to an MEB, the right to an impartial review of the MEB and to appeal the MEB, the right to a formal Physical Evaluation Board hearing, and the right to appeal the PEB's findings. (wikipedia.org)
  • children
  • Both rulings also set forth an analysis of the determining disability in children with endocrine disorders. (swaniganlaw.com)
  • Enrollment of disabled children on SSI dramatically increased following Zebley and its relaxation of SSA's definition of disability for children. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, as Taiwan underwent industrialization, mothers were forced to enter the work force and could no longer support their children with disabilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • The once-questionable facilities were forced to reform and become suitable for taking care children with disabilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • In terms of identifying students with specific learning disabilities (SLD), RTI was proposed as an alternative to the ability-achievement discrepancy model, which requires children to exhibit a significant discrepancy between their ability (often measured by IQ testing) and academic achievement (as measured by their grades and standardized testing). (wikipedia.org)
  • Insurance
  • 2004), (UnumProvident, now referred to as Unum or Unum Group), is a landmark decision by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on the issue of disability bad faith insurance law. (wikipedia.org)
  • Disability insurance is designed not as insurance against loss of income, but as a substitute for earnings when an insured is deprived of the capacity to earn an income. (wikipedia.org)
  • Employment
  • A Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Supported Employment or related Employment and Disability areas has been funded in the university sector from the federal levels for over three decades under the leadership of Dr. Paul Wehman. (wikipedia.org)
  • receive
  • By clicking "Submit", I hereby consent to receive autodialed and/or pre-recorded phone calls from a disability advocate or attorney at the telephone number(s) provided above, even if that phone number is a wireless number and even if you have previously registered that phone number on a "do not call" list. (disabilityapplicationhelp.org)
  • Through them, your child will receive an accurate learning disability evaluation. (greatbizfair.com)