Jimmy vs. Social Security Administration, Round 2

Read about Round 1 here, which occurred just after I landed my job out of college. In ten days, I may be forced to accept society’s definition of “disabled”, a term I’ve been fighting to redefine for my entire life. I have a hearing with the Department of Welfare to reinstate my eligibility for Medicaid, [...]

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Hamza Jaka: [dis]ABLE Societal Limitations

In living my life with a physical disability, I’ve faced many limitations. My disability really was never one of those, in spite of what people think. Sure, there are certainly parts of my disability that aren’t exactly pleasant, but the biggest limitations have come from the society around me. For example, people often ask me [...]

By |2017-03-10T00:14:28+00:00October 22nd, 2014|blog|Comments Off on Hamza Jaka: [dis]ABLE Societal Limitations