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    Disability Dating Site

    I wondered if there was such a thing for those of us... you know, like us. I see loads of sites for people in wheelchairs but nothing for us. Yeah, I know, the regular sites should be for us too but we all, well, I know, that isn’t the case. We are more for fixing by the “normal” people than...
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    Hello I,m lonely and isolate myself

    Hi.im a housewife struggling with fear and avoidence.im my 60's 6 adult children.i gave up driving 2 years ago. I have no friends I sit with constant irrational what if's the only person I will drive with is my husband.my daughters twins offer and rarely will I only to a doctor appt to get...
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    Trying to get Federal Disability Tax Credit: Suggestions, experiences?

    I have major PTSD symptoms which include anxiety and depression. My psychologist completed his portion of the form, I did mine. However, CRA rejected my initial application T2201 siting their "policy" that I must be: markedly restricted if, they are unable or takes an inordinate amount of time...
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    ADA Question

    I wanted to know if I have a valid argument and should I seek legal advice? Hello, I have been with my company now for several years as a cyber security analyst. I am a veteran who suffers from severe chronic PTSD and my doctors have submitted my ADA paperwork to my company to work from home...
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    disability mate crime

    i get friend requests on facebook from people i don’t know, i wonder if they’ve picked up i’m vulnerable and are trying to befriend in order to take monetary advantage last night i had someone really banging on the door, i don’t want to answer when i’m half asleep, but again i wonder if iy’s...
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    New to forum

    Hi folks of this forum. My name is Jon and my diagnosis is Schizo-affective bipolar. I have had struggles and it took awhile to find the right medicine that works for me. I am not currently or have not recently been in severe states or experienced acute states, hallucinations or delusions. I...
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    Really losing sight of reality.

    Hello to all, I've been recently diagnosed with this rare neurological movement disorder, that in essence makes my muscles stiff, turning me into a statue sometimes along with spasms, pain, balance and many other symptoms. I've always struggled with anxiety without knowing I had it, but for...
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    feeling anxious

    i am very worried about my health and that i wont be able to get to a good place. I recently applied for disability and an anxious i will get denied and have to go through a lawyer to get it.
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    Wanting to take disability leave for my depression

    Hello there , Im new to this forum hello! Anyway i just wanted to ask how do I go about taking disability leave ? How did you guys do it? I have tried to ask a reg doctor that I wanted to take leave and he just told me I take things to personal. Everyday it is so hard to wake up and get to...
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    I think I might have Autism, but I'm not sure. Can someone help me, please?

    I think I might have Autism, but I'm not sure. Can someone help me, please? I am watching a Susan Boyle interview and they're talking about how she found out that she has Asperger's Syndrome. And they talk about how she felt like she didn't fit in back in school and had emotional outbursts, and...
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    Copy of email I sent to my MP

    The Centre for Disability Assessments wrote to my GP to ask about my fitness for work, my GP sent them a confidential report by a psychologist, the Centre for Disability Assessments passed the report on to the DWP, the DWP then passed it on to HM Courts & Tribunals Service; at no point was my...
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    what will happen to me if my parents are unable to care for me?

    My plan is to seek a household that will take me in. I have nothing else. I currently don't even collect disability. I am absolutely unable to live independently, unable to clean or prepare food or things like this.
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    A long way of asking for help finding resources

    Let's preface this by explaining that this whole thing is new to me and had no idea I had options at this point. I recently turned 26 and of course, that meant good bye insurance. As a family of four with one income (and not a great one at that... think paycheck to paycheck, moving money around...
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    I don't know what to do...

    I've had cerebral palsy since birth, but I had a relatively normal childhood experience. Recently the doctor told me that I would be bound to a wheelchair in the near future. I've had several surgeries none of which managed to improve my health very much. So I kind of feel desperate or rather I...
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    Had suicidal thoughts for the first time, I need to change my life.

    Hello New member here, was motivated to post due to having suicidal thoughts last night so I needed to speak. I’ll start off by saying that I’ve been depressed on and off for a long time, ever since I was a little kid. It’s gotten worse in the last few years. One of the main reasons for my...
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    People with autism among most likely to fall victim to disability hate crime, figures show

    People with autism among most likely to fall victim to disability hate crime, figures show Written by May Bulman May 8 2017 People with autism among most likely to fall victim to disability hate crime, figures show | The Independent Education to lessen the problem needs to start in the...
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    Disability benefits: PIPs assessment firms 'to get extra £200m'

    Intentional Idealogical Cruelty that imo borders on unadulterated Evil - Disability benefits: PIPs assessment firms 'to get extra £200m' - Disability benefits: PIPs assessment firms 'to get extra PS200m' - BBC News Proved: It costs more to hire private firms to run hated disability benefit...
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    It's funny that there are so many successful appeals against disability assessments

    It's funny that there are so many successful appeals against disability assessments It’s funny that there are so many successful appeals against disability assessments – it’s as if there is something wrong with the system | The Independent
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    DWP 'tells disability benefits assessors to discriminate against people with mental health conditions'

    DWP 'tells disability benefits assessors to discriminate against people with mental health conditions' DWP 'tells disability benefits assessors to discriminate against people with mental health conditions' | The Independent
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    Disability benefits: PIPs should be for 'really disabled

    Disability benefits: PIPs should be for 'really disabled' - Disability benefits: PIPs should be for 'really disabled' - BBC News Disability benefits should go to "really disabled people" not those "taking pills at home, who suffer from anxiety", a key Theresa May aide says. Bias against...
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