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What is disability?

As the term implies, a disabled person is someone with physical, sensory, or cognitive impairment caused by birth defects, disease, natural aging, or accidents.

On the job, knowing your rights as an employee is important when it comes to dealing with injury or long-term disabilities.

Today, many other areas are governed by laws and services that help protect the disabled -- in the fight to level the playing field for equal access to education, housing, and transportation.

Below, check out extensive online resources offering contact information, rules and regulations governing the fair treatment of people with disabilities and those injured on the job along with information on employee injuries & workers compensation, related updates, and helplines ...

More about disability around the Web:

 


United States Department of Labor - Disability Resources
- Click on the 'Civil Rights' links to find out all there is to know about the Americans with Disabilities Act including rights and regulations pertaining to employment, education, housing, health, transportation, FAQ.

ADA Home Page - If you still have questions, here's a treasure trove of more info on the Americans with Disabilities Act including the latest news, state and local government contacts, a toll-free phone helpline, commonly asked questions and more.

Disability Secrets - This extensive guide is part of the NOLO network offering insider tips on dealing with Social Security, proving your disability, related advice on workman's compensation, and what to do if you are denied coverage.


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only and does not constitute professional legal advice.

 

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