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HIV/AIDS & Disability?

RE: Is a Person With an AIDS Diagnosis Automatically Disabled?This isn't a question but just offering a resource you may not be aware of.One of the unique challenges of HIV disease (and it's treatments) is that things may be fine today but hell...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...military. You also beat us in hockey at this year's Olympics. Looks like you may be taking the lead on HIV-related episodic disability as well. BRAVO Canada!Dr. Bob Read more »

is AIDS defined as disability by...?

I have been diagnosed with AIDS for over 10 years. I am trying to take advantage of a loan program... Read more »

New Disability Insurance for HIV+

Hi ... are you aware of any organizations that will offer STD or LTD coverage for those that are... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Agencies' Efforts to Combat HIV/AIDS Among Disabled People Examined

... IRIN PlusNews reports on different efforts aimed at addressing HIV/AIDS among people living with disabilities. "More than 600 million people -- 10 percent of the global population -- live with disabilities, and 80 percent of them live Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Institute of Medicine Recommends Changes for People With HIV/AIDS to Qualify for Disability

...HIV/AIDS listings were last updated in 1993. The following are the new recommendations to qualify someone as eligible for SSA disability payments: A CD4 cell count at or below 50 cells per microliter of blood. "Because CD4 counts can change in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Swaziland: HIV/AIDS Education -- Disabled Persons With HIV/AIDS Face Unequal Access to Health Information

...limited array of sources, lacked HIV/AIDS awareness, and were misinformed about transmission modes, the authors wrote. "Women with disabilities described experiences of sexual exploitation and abuse," which they perceived as "higher among... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Young People With Disabilities in Botswana Call for Greater Involvement in Country's HIV/AIDS Efforts

...HIV/AIDS education, including information on prevention. "Realization to keep the promise and the human rights of people with disabilities in relation to HIV/AIDS is critical," she said, adding that the seminar focused on abstinence, condom use... Read more »
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I am the caregiver of a disabled adult who has HIV

Posted by 28262
...I am the guardian of a disabled adult who is HIV positive. I am HIV negative. I never thought I would land up with a person who had HIV living in my home. I always said to Read more »

Etiquette Rules when Meeting a Disabled Person

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...might need. If a barrier cannot be avoided, let the person know ahead of time. Be respectful of the rights of people with disabilities to use accessible parking spaces. When speaking or writing about disability... Refer to a person's... Read more »

disability

Posted by franfrog, 3 Replies
...Ok does anyone know if you are on permanant disability if you are able to work at all? Read more »

Disability Retirements

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...Good news, I believe my disability retirements are all done. I say "retirements" because I had to get approval from Social Security (August 3), my employer (October Read more »