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Can You Apply For Disability If You Have Hiv

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EEO perceived disability HIV

I have a formal complaint with the EEOC. I am a federal employee and have my basis of the complaint 1} perceived disability and 2} origin"by association." I had a supervisor state to an individual that I was HIV positive and that I...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
For this serious situation, you do not need an Internet-based Q and A service. YOu need an HIV-knowledgeable attorney. Please contact the American Bar Association's AIDS Coordination Project at 202.662.1025 for information.... Read more »

Learning disabilities in HIV+ children

My HIV+ adopted 9 year old is having learning issues that are a puzzle even to the educators at his... Read more »

Denied Disability - HIV and fatigue

I am a 30 yr old male who has experienced extreme fatigue and anxiety over the last 3-4 months. My... Read more »
Articles
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Disability and HIV: Eliminating Barriers to Sexual Health Care and Education

Table of Contents Introduction Stigma and Misconceptions Physical Disabilities Sensory Impairment Intellectual Disabilities Serious Mental Illness Strategies for Addressing Barriers References Introduction On June 18, 2011, The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Do Not Overlook People With Disabilities in HIV Prevention Efforts

Winstone Zulu, an adviser for AIDS-Free World and the coordinator of Health Triangle Zambia who walks with crutches because of a polio infection as a child, writes in a New York Times opinion piece that "people with disabilities are rarely... 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

In a recent report, A.K. Yousafzai of University College London and colleagues found that disabled persons with HIV/AIDS faced difficulties in accessing health information. This qualitative study employed focus group discussions among disabled and... Read more »
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

People with Disabilities Demand HIV Prevention & Treatment Worldwide

Declare That People with Disabilities Get HIV Due to Discrimination and Exclusion Demand Immediate Inclusion in HIV/AIDS Research and Programming to End A Generation of Neglect Today people living with disabilities -- including people living... Read more »
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Long Term Disability Insurance and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
$13,000. Worth of advice
about group disability insurance coverage.


When I first became fully disabled and unable to work I was worried but felt comfortable in knowing that I was covered by my employers long-term group disability policy. I knew that... Read more »

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 myself I would never let someone with HIV live in my home. Over time I... Read more »

off of disability and off to work

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
hiv pos for 10 years......almost dead 2 years ago.......now back to work full time and coming off of disability......anyone else in the same boat....would like to hear from you......

marc

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Disability

Posted by ndcowboy, 3 Replies
I need help understanding disability. When or why should I apply? It seems most people are on it. Please help me understand this. Read more »