Advanced Search  
Law and Government Overview
Prevent and Solve Legal Problems
Finding and Working with Lawyers
Resources for K-12 Teachers
Resources for the Media

Search Results

You searched for: What is a disability?


show all | pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 sort resources alphabetically
Showing items 1 - 5 of 41    < Previous page    Next page >
Resource Description:
Questions answered by the resource:

Disability-Based Waiver: Citizenship for People With Disabilities
Source: Northwest Justice Project

Information regarding the Disability Waiver. The Disability Waiver excuses those with learning disabilities from the English fluency requirement and from taking the History and Government test. The learning disability must be such that it is extremely difficult for the person to learn the English language and U.S. History. The person must get medical certification of the disability.
full description

Social Security Disability Benefits
Source: Social Security Administration

A booklet that tells you who may get disability benefits, how to apply and what you need to know once benefits start.
full description

Code of Federal Regulations Part 404--Federal Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance
Source: Cornell Law School/The Legal Information Institute

Link to part 404 of the Code of Federal Regulations on Federal Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance.
full description

Social Security Disability Frequently Asked Questions
Source: National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives (NOSSCR)

Social Security Disability Frequently Asked Questions
full description

National Council on Disability
Source: National Council on Disability

The National Council on Disability (NCD) is an independent federal agency making recommendations to the President and Congress on issues affecting 54 million Americans with disabilities. NCD is composed of 15 members appointed by the President and confirmed by the U.S. Senate. NCD's overall purpose is to promote policies, programs, practices, and procedures that guarantee equal opportunity for all individuals with disabilities, regardless of the nature or severity of the disability; and to empower individuals with disabilities to achieve economic self-sufficiency, independent living, and inclusion and integration into all aspects of society.
full description