social security

  • Social security is primarily a social insurance program providing social protection, or protection against socially recognized conditions, including poverty, old age, disability, unemployment and others.
  • social welfare program in the U.S.; includes old-age and survivors insurance and some unemployment insurance and old-age assistance
  • (in the US) A federal insurance program that provides benefits to retired people and those who are unemployed or disabled
  • Any government system that provides monetary assistance to people with an inadequate or no income
  • Social Security, in Australia, refers to a system of social welfare payments provided by Commonwealth Government of Australia. These payments are administered by a Government body named Centrelink. In Australia, most benefits are subject to a means test.


  • A physical or mental condition that limits a person’s movements, senses, or activities
  • Disability, according to the World Health Organization, is defined as “an umbrella term, covering impairments, activity limitations, and participation restrictions.
  • the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness; “reading disability”; “hearing impairment”
  • (Disabilities (Jewish)) Disabilities were legal restrictions and limitations placed on Jews in the Middle Ages.
  • A disadvantage or handicap, esp. one imposed or recognized by the law


  • Used to indicate that something has been stated, although one cannot confirm its accuracy
  • Cover an event or subject as a journalist or a reporter
  • to give an account or representation of in words; “Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental”
  • announce as the result of an investigation or experience or finding; “Dozens of incidents of wife beatings are reported daily in this city”; “The team reported significant advances in their research”
  • Give a spoken or written account of something that one has observed, heard, done, or investigated
  • a written document describing the findings of some individual or group; “this accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale”


  • A person who is fully grown or developed
  • A person who has reached the age of majority
  • (of animals) fully developed; “an adult animal”; “a grown woman”
  • any mature animal
  • A fully developed animal
  • a fully developed person from maturity onward

social security adult disability report

social security adult disability report – Nolo's Guide

Nolo's Guide to Social Security Disability: Getting & Keeping Your Benefits
Nolo's Guide to Social Security Disability: Getting & Keeping Your Benefits
Understand — and benefit from — the Social Security disability system
Nolo’s Guide to Social Security Disability is an essential book for anyone dealing with a long-term or permanent disability. Written both for first-time applicants and those who already receive Social Security disability, the book demystifies the program in plain English, thoroughly explaining:
-what Social Security disability is
-what benefits are available to disabled children
-how to prove a disability
-how age, education and work experience affect benefits
-whether or not one can work while receiving benefits
-how to appeal a denial of benefits
-how to respond to a Continuing Disability Review
-and much more
Plus: The included CD-ROM provides in-depth medical listings to help you determine what you qualify for. It covers breathing disabilities, heart disease, mental disorders, speech impairments, cancer, immune system disorders — and much more.
The 3rd edition is completely updated with the latest rules, information and medical listings. User-friendly appendices translate bureaucratic terms, provide medical-vocational rules, and list Social Security benefit publications.


Megan O’Rourke, associate director of the Disability Resource Center, speaks during the showcase "Reframing Disability: What Should We Know?", sponsored by Public Affairs Week, on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012 at the PSU Theater. People with disabilities make up the largest minority group in the United State, O’Rourke said. "It is the only minority you can become a part of."
Steph Anderson | The Standard

Disability Network "BINGO" game

Disability Network "BINGO" game
Disability Network of Northern Michigan at Friday Night Live in downtown Traverse City with a BINGO card that implies that disabilities and assistive technologies are a game. Disappointing.