Tag: disability

  • Thoughts on problems children with neuropathy face in school and everyday life.

    Although neuropathy, or nerve damage, is often associated with diabetes, it can strike a person at any age. Farah Musallam¬†wrote an article, 9 Things Parents of Kids With Neuromuscular Diseases Wish Teachers Understood, about how best to cope when kids have neurological issues as they enter or return to school. She writes, “As we start […]

  • MMN is legally entitled to disability benefits

    Court of Appeals of Michigan found the circuit court erred in construing the phrase “capacity for independent living” as being limited to an individual’s mental capacity to live independently. It concluded that since the petitioner possessed substantial functional limitations in two areas of major life activities, she was developmentally disabled under Michigan law and therefore entitled to supports and services. The ruling is presented below in its entirety.