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Monthly Archives: April 2013

North Carolina disability statistics

Written on April 18, 2013 at 12:34 am, by

Definitions of Disability There are different definitions of disability.  For Social Security Disability, disability is defined as the inability to engage in substantial gainful activity.  For workers’ compensation in North Carolina, disability is defined as “incapacity because of injury to earn the wages which the employee was receiving at the time of injury in the  Continue Reading »

Tax Day

Written on April 16, 2013 at 12:30 am, by

Taxes and Legal Matters So it is tax day again.  Those who receive a refund likely filed way before today.  It is the people who have to pay who wait to the last day.  Many people file extensions as well. With all the talk of budgets, raising taxes, cutting expenditures, it is important to know  Continue Reading »

Parents use medical marijuana to treat their 11 year old autistic son

Written on April 4, 2013 at 6:07 pm, by

Oregon Family uses medical marijuana to treat their 11 year old autistic son A story on Fox News about an Oregon family who is using a liquid form of medical marijuana on their 11 year old autistic son. They claim it changed his self-destructive behavior in 1 – 1 1/2 hours.  I can say  Continue Reading »

Autism Awareness

Written on April 2, 2013 at 8:41 pm, by

Today is World Autism Awareness day. April is National Autism Awareness Month in the United States.  Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius released a statement on this topic.  The statement included a definition of Autism and the limitations associated with the various forms of autism. Secretary Sebelius noted in her statement that the Affordable  Continue Reading »