Here’s a great video from Blind Film Critic Tommy Edison answering the question, when do you help a blind person in public?
It all comes down to:
- Take a moment to observe the situation.
- Does the blind person need help?
- Offer to help. Do not just grab ahold of the blind person.
- If you are helping the blind person, they may hold on to your elbow as you walk slightly in front of them (this helps them feel you go up and down stairs, ramps, curbs, etc).
Yes. Under some circumstances, Social Security can immediately start Social Security disability benefits, and continue to pay benefits for up to six months, while the state agency component of Social Security makes a formal decision of whether the child is disabled. These are called “Presumptive Disability” cases.
Basically, Social Security is saying that the child is probably disabled, and as such will pay benefits, while it reviews the case to confirm the presumed disability.
Here are the conditions that may qualify: Continue reading Can Social Security immediately pay disability benefits to children?