Is Your Doctor Putting Your Disability Claim at Risk?

On September 24, 2012, in London, Ontario, by Jason Hall

Doctors Avoiding Paperwork Doctors care about us and try to do the best they can. But sometimes, as in the case of an Ontario rehabilitation physician, they can drown in their own paperwork. And that can affect the speed and success of a disability claim. Your disability claim. As a physiatrist, Emilie Newell specializes in […]

Aging and Accessibility Go Hand-In-Hand

On September 17, 2012, in Canada, Victoria, by Rosalie McLachlin

Baby boomers create demand for universal design September 23 to 29 is Active Aging Week, and we think that’s something to celebrate. After all, with their growing personal interest in accessibility, Canada’s aging boomers are smoothing the path for people living with disabilities. Here’s an interesting coincidence: in 2006 Statistics Canada found that almost 14 […]

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Everyone NEADS A Little Help

On September 10, 2012, in Carleton University, Ottawa, by Rosalie McLachlin

Ottawa-based Group Supports Students with Disabilities For some, September is not a rosy, red-apple time. It’s a battle between our determination to get back to school, and the everyday challenges that impede it. Thank heavens for resources like NEADS. What is NEADS? Based out of Carleton University in Ottawa, the National Educational Association of Disabled […]

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Approved by WorkSafeBC

On September 3, 2012, in British Columbia, Canada, Whistler, by Rosalie McLachlin

Traumatized dog-sledder wins claim, but pleads guilty Attention farmers, horse racers, veterinarians, butchers, and tourism operators: if you suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), you may successfully file a claim with an organization such as British Columbia’s WorkSafeBC. But at what price? Back in January 2011, the general manager for a Whistler, BC, dog-sledding company […]