How Coronavirus Precautions Negatively Impact the Hearing-Impaired

Q: How have the hearing-impaired been impacted by COVID-19 face mask rules? For those with hearing impairments and other disabling conditions, qualifying for Social Security disability benefits begins with meeting the Social Security Administration’s definition of being “disabled” and suffering from one or more of the mental and/or physical impairments listed in the Social Security […]

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Woman with a mask due to the coronavirus pandemic

The Coronavirus and the Disabled Community

Q: How is the global pandemic harder on disabled people? Disability attorneys of California know that their disabled clients are likely more anxious than those without disabilities during the global coronavirus pandemic. And it isn’t paranoia that’s driving those emotions. The coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has necessitated drastic government directives aimed at social distancing […]

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