Search SEARCH

I am severely hard of hearing in both ears. I wear two aids. I also have a speech defect that people notice?

when they talk to me. I also have a spinal injury ( broken neck) that I didn't know I had and it healed improperly which causes me pain when I perform certain movements during a job. The doctor indicated that my spine could further injure my spinal cord and make me a quadriplegic if I am not careful. Am I considered disabled? I can't find a job and my attorney suggested that I go on disability.

Asked By: James - 9/7/2008
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
I agree with "Person With Disabilities" - you can have a disability and still not be disabled. My father is also severely hard of hearing. It runs in my family, and he started out just being slightly hard of hearing when he was a kid. But when he became an adult, he started needing hearing aids to help him, although... More
Answered By: Digital_Diva - 9/8/2008
Additional Answers (3)
Your attorney sounds right to me.I'm sure your doctor will sign disability papers for you and I don't think you will have any trouble passing the governments tests.
Answered By: Ava - 9/7/2008
 
A person can have a Disability but still not be Disabled. Talk to the doctor to see if he/she think you should go on Disability.
Answered By: Person With Disabilities - 9/8/2008
 
You are considered disabled. If your severely hard of hearing, and hearing aids are not helping, you could opt for a cochlear implant. As for the spinal, you should talk to the doctor about this.
Answered By: Living life inside a dream; - 9/8/2008
 
Sponsored results
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Jobs.Quick-com
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
www.JobDiagnosis.com
Get Your Degree Online Sooner than You Think. Financial Aid Options
Degree-Accredited.com/Degree
Jobs hiring near your local area. Part-time, Full-time, Work at home.
www.HiringLocally.com

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-209
eTrustLogo