Disability

What To Do If You Are Denied

Disability is a term widely used for the social condition recognised as resulting from any type of physical or mental impairment mainly identified through medical procedures. If your initial disability application is turned down and you choose to fight the decision, you can file an appeal with the state Disability Determination Services (DDS) agency; however, since this is the very same agency that shot down your claim the first time around, you should not be overly optimistic about the outcome.

They believe that social model advocates ‘over-egg the pudding’ by stating that disability is entirely a creation of society instead of accepting that ‘disability is a complex dialectic of biological, psychological, cultural and socio-political factors, which cannot be extricated’ to any great extent.

Disability cannot be reduced to a singular identity: it is a multiplicity a plurality.’ They assert that any social theory ought to include ‘all the dimensions of disabled people’s experiences: bodily, psychological, cultural, social, political, rather than claiming disability is either medical or social’.

In educating others as to the myths and misconceptions about people with disabilities and related workplace issues and hiring practices, I’ve discovered that many small business owners still tend to believe the worst about the Americans with Disabilities Act and how it can affect their business.

Having been active in the civil and human rights movement in South Africa, he was immediately sensitised to the ghetto-like experience of the disabled in the UK. He saw that they were denied participation in the mainstream social and political life of the country.