Is Autoimmune Disease a Disability? Is autoimmune disease (AI) a disability? This is the million–dollar question. IG Living, 01/04/2018.
Work Disability (WD) in Early Systemic Sclerosis: A Longitudinal Population-based Cohort Study. Considerable increase in WD was noted 3 years after disease onset. Limited education, fewer years at workplace, and sickness absence before disease onset may be risk factors for sustained WD. PubMed, J Rheumatol. 2015 Oct;42(10):1794-800.
Sclero Forums provides free online support for people who are interested in scleroderma and related illnesses. Below are some threads to forum discussions about work disability issues. This well-moderated bulletin board features daily discussions, chats, and photo galleries (including photos of scleroderma symptoms.) It is operated by the nonprofit International Scleroderma Network, makers of this SCLERO.ORG website. We invite you to join our friendly and welcoming group today!
Disability: Rheumatologist said I should apply now. He hopes I get better but said there are no guarantees. He said disability is a long drawn out process so I should start now. He also mentioned that if I do get it but start feeling better I can come off it and go back to work which made me feel better…
Disability. Is it true that one must stop working altogether for consideration of Social Security disability…
Social Security Disability. I just contacted the leading attorney in my area who specializes in SSI and was told I need to apply and be denied before they will do anything for me. Are there attorneys who help you apply…
Long Term Disability. It was like a pop quiz and my mind went blank. I stammered and babbled and said all the wrong things…
Disability Question. I am considering going out on Social Security disability, but I need to find out the likelihood of being accepted. If I am not accepted, it would be a terrible financial blow, especially regarding ultimate Medicare coverage…
Disability Question. I was diagnosed 2 years ago with systemic sclero. I'm 42 with 2 small children, I work full time and was wondering if I could hear from some of you. What made you determine you needed disability, you or the doctor…
United Way of Central New Mexico
United Way of Snohomish County
See ISN News for recent donors, including Pam Hop, Margaret Roof, Winifred Schillberg, Arnold Slotkin, and Juliet Youkhana. Plus donations in honor of Kim Thwaits, and in loving memory of Marta Marx, Jim Miller, and Arlene Marie Petulla.
Click Here to Donate or Shop
or click on the floating green DONATE sclero.org button.
SCLERO.ORG is the world leader for trustworthy research, support, education and awareness for scleroderma and related illnesses, such as pulmonary hypertension. We are a service of the nonprofit International Scleroderma Network (ISN), which is a 501(c)(3) U.S.-based public charitable foundation, established in 2002. Meet Our Team, or Volunteer. Donations may also be mailed to: