Joined: 26 Jul 2001
Location: Minneapolis area
|Posted: October 15 2008 Post subject: Disability Chat - Thursday night
|When does a sleep disorder qualify as a disability?
Thursday, October 16th from 9-11pm eastern time zone
Chat will take place in the NARCOLEPSY chat room
Our regular Thursday night sleep apnea chat will be suspended that night to allow osa participants and anyone with an interest to join in this compelling chat.
Guest speaker is Sharon Smith
Sharon is a Narcolepsy patient and a TAS chat host TASshazzz
She joined our chat team in 2000 and provides our Monday evening Narcolepsy chat with her cohost TASmali.
She is also the President of the non-profit patient organization Narcolepsy Network. Sharon was successful in her bid for disability when her narcolepsy became an issue with her work as a C.P.A.
Sharon wrote and provided a wonderful resource article which was published on the TAS web site Titled: Short Course in Disability Income http://www.talkaboutsleep.com/sleep-disorders/archives/medicare_disabilitycourse.htm
Sharon now makes herself available to answer your questions - please join in!