Re: public assistance/disability & disqualified
Posted by disabled for real on 3/17/06
On 3/17/06, disabled for real wrote:
> I am currently receiving public assistance. I tried to once
> some time ago apply for disability only to be disqualified.
> My pa case was closed because I did not comply with work
> program, meaning I didn't show for an appt w/work program
> caseworker. I already went through this procedure and was
> examined by their and SSA's doctors and found unfit to
> work. I have uncontrolled hypertension and extremely
> chronic asthma, which I had all my life (asthma). In fact,
> as a child I was receiving disability from SSA for the same
> thing. Now some days are good days but in this day and age
> no employer wants to be understanding about someone who has
> to call out sick every month, even if you have
> documentation to prove it. I am now 41 years old which
> makes my chances of getting a new job every month even
> less. I don't know why no one else has the same logic about
> this. It's not my fault I was born with a chronic
> condition. Just because I can walk, talk, see and hear
> doesn't mean that I am not disabled. Is there anything I
> can do to defend my case. I keep going to fair hearings
> when my case is closed. Then my case is reopened and no
> sooner than a few weeks I get the another appt for the work
> program. It's a vicious circle I'd like to put an end to.
> If I didn't have to spend so much time defending myself, I
> could figure out how to do some kind of work from home. I
> sincerely appreciate your comments and suggestions. Thanks
> for reading.
I guess I should mention I'm in New York.
Posts on this thread, including this one
- public assistance/disability & disqualified, 3/17/06, by disabled for real.
- Re: public assistance/disability & disqualified, 3/17/06, by disabled for real.
- Re: public assistance/disability & disqualified, 3/20/06, by M'sta Mikey.