The cash part of the work/benefit package needs to reflect the disabled person
's capacity to work, but also needs to take into account whether the person has actually been able to find a job.
Employers must obviously know what the essential functions of a particular position are if they are to make informed decisions about an otherwise-qualified disabled person
's ability to perform them, and defend those decisions in court should the need arise.
The idea that people can hate the disabled is hard for many to take seriously, says Lolly Lijewski, of the Metro Center for Independent Living, an advocacy organization for disabled persons
Executing a limited durable power of attorney before incompetency can, with a re* vocable trust, remove the need for a committeeship, conservatorship or guardianship, which has great advantages because of the weaknesses of court-supervised administration of a disabled person
The notification further said immediate decision should be taken on cases filed by disabled persons
in the court.
The trustee can be found in a fiduciary tight spot" when there are contingent beneficiaries who will receive undistributed principal and income of the trust after the death of the disabled person
. During the lifetime of the disabled beneficiary, a trustee may attempt to provide as much economic assistance as possible in satisfaction of the trust's purposes without incurring a loss of public benefits.
This means many disabled persons
cannot financially support themselves.
Unscrupulous businesspeople have been smuggling in disabled persons
from Tanzania to beg on the streets in Kiambu, a local MCA has said.
In securing the availability of healthcare to disabled persons
, the Ministry of Health, in coordination with the Council is required to issue an insurance card for each disabled person
with an identification card.
Refusing to make eye contact- So here it is -- when you are on the opposite side of the street you stare at the disabled person
, but when you are in front of each other and actually speaking, you look at everything but the actual person.
The disability reduction scheme aims to ensure that a disabled person
does not pay more council tax because s/he lives in a larger property than s/he would have needed if she were not disabled, or lives in a house where the living area available for normal use is reduced.
A disabled facilities grant is available from a local authority to help towards the cost of work needed to provide facilities or adaptations for a disabled person
in their home.